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'Christmas in Cardinia' 2020 - online event festival

  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Christmas in Cardinia Shire is heading online this year with 12 FREE Christmas events available for the whole family to enjoy! 
  • ‘Christmas in Cardinia’ kicks off on Monday 7 December and runs till Friday 18 December, with an event happening each day.alt=" "
  • All events can be viewed live on Council’s Facebook page, or you can view them on the page later at a time that suits you.  
  • Also, don't miss these 2 great community carols events happening this year, which are supported by Council. 

 

Download a printable copy of the Christmas in Cardinia program

Date

Event

Monday 7 December

Gingerbread House Workshop Part 1

Whip out your aprons and get ready for some festive family fun with Chef Conor from Heart of Hall. In this virtual workshop you will learn how to bake gingerbread and make a gingerbread house.

 

Tuesday 8 December

Christmas Sing-along Workshop Part 1

Embrace diversity in this feel-good online workshop full of Christmas sounds from Africa. Presented by Andrea and Valanga Khoza.

Video link coming

 

Wednesday 9 December

Kids Christmas Virtual Show: The Best Christmas Ever!

Carp Productions is spreading some Christmas cheer with a virtual show that will make kids smile from ear to ear! Featuring the well-loved story Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.

Video link coming

 

Thursday 10 December

An Evening with Young Musos

A virtual session bringing you seasonal sounds from local musicians under the age of 21. These young musos are sure to delight. Presented by Ignite Youth Festival.

Video link coming

 

Friday 11 December

Friday Night Sounds

Join us for an intimate session with amazing local musicians as they perform online into your lounge room.

Video link coming

 

Saturday 12 December

 

 

Christmas Community Carols

Cardinia Shire community comes together to deliver this wonderful virtual Christmas Community Carols. Bring your family together for a treat at home and enjoy these community carols online.

Video link coming

 

Sunday 13 December

Gingerbread House Workshop Part 2

Pop on your aprons again and get ready for the next Gingerbread House Workshop with Chef Conor from Heart of Hall. Learn how to construct and decorate your gingerbread house.

Video link coming

 

Monday 14 December

Christmas Cooking Stories

It’s time to share your Christmas recipes! Tell us about your festive family recipes or traditions in a short video (max. length 5 mins) then upload it to Connecting Cardinia to share with Cardinia Shire!

 

Tuesday 15 December

Christmas Sing-along Workshop Part 2

Join us online for the second part of this feel-good vocal online workshop. Be filled with joy by Christmas sounds from Africa to sing along to. Presented by Andrea and Valanga Khoza.

Video link coming

 

Wednesday 16 December

Kids Christmas Virtual Show: We’re all Superheroes!

Join in online with Carp Productions for a superhero visit! But this hero is unlike any you have ever met! Kids will discover their own superpowers and learn how to be a super friend too!

Video link coming

 

Thursday 17 December

An Evening with Young Musos

A virtual session bringing you seasonal sounds from local musicians under the age of 21. These young musos are sure to delight. Presented by Ignite Youth Festival.

Video link coming

 

Friday 18 December

Friday Night Sounds

Join us for an intimate session with amazing local musicians as they perform online into your lounge room.

Video link coming

 

Council supports a range of community events through the Festival and Events Grant Program, including community Christmas carols.  

While many of this year’s community carols had to be cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, the community can still enjoy participating in these Council-supported carols events: 

Emerald Carols by the Couch Live Stream 

Friday 11 December 2020
7pm to 8pm
Enjoy an evening of festive fun, entertainment and joyous carol singing with the Cardinia Civic Band, local artists and the big man himself – Santa! 
More info: Emerald Carols 2020 website

Carols by the Creek - online event 2020

Sunday 20 December 2020
7.30pm to 9pm
Get ready for a night of carolling, community connection, virtual kids’ activities, and a message of hope.
More info: Carols by the Creek Facebook page