Celebrate Christmas Together at Carols by Candlelight.
Bring your picnic blankets and chairs because the big top tent is back!
Sit back and enjoy:
- Headline Act – Trent Bell!
- 1 RAR Band
- Local performers
- A special visit from Santa!
The evening will include food stalls, arts and craft workshops, amusement rides and much more.
There’s nothing that puts us in the Christmas spirit like Carols by Candlelight. Sing along under the stars at this family-friendly event.
- Carols by Candlelight Songbook (PDF, 9.6 MB)
- Carols by Candlelight Program (PDF, 455.7 KB)
- Carols by Candlelight Map (PDF, 14.1 MB)
Can’t attend Sunday night? Don’t worry, Triple M has you covered! Tune into Triple M Townsville 102.3 from 6:30pm and listen to Carols by Candlelight LIVE.
|TIPS FOR CAROLS|
Pop Up Food Trucks will be onsite during this event offering a wide range of food and beverage options. Patrons are also permitted to bring their own food and drinks, however no glass or alcohol is permitted. Find below a listing of attending Food Trucks.
Under the big top tent will be divided into two zones, a blanket only area and a zone for chair seating. All prams in the blanket area must be collapsed flat. View attached map.
|FLAME SAFE CANDLE|
ATM’s will be available onsite on the night. Please bring small change where possible. View attached map.
|POP-UP COVID VACCINATION CLINIC|
Townsville Hospital and Health Service and Queensland Health will be operating a COVID vaccination clinic during the event.
|KIDZ ID ALERT|
Queensland Police Service will operate the Kidz Alert ID tent. This is a free service manned by local police officers and recruits and will aid in reuniting lost children with their parents. They will be easy to spot in their bright red marquee.
GETTING TO CAROLS
General Public Access is not permitted
Event parking will be available at Willows Shopping Centre and Sunland Plaza.
|PARK AND RIDE SHUTTLE SERVICE|
Parking will also be available at 1300 Smiles Stadium. A free shuttle bus will be running services to and from 1300 Smiles Stadium and Riverway Precinct every 15 minutes from 4 – 9pm.
Disability parking will be available inside the Riverway Precinct. Please follow directions given by traffic control and have your disability parking permit clearly displayed. Find an attached map.
No general public parking will be available inside the Riverway Precinct except for disability parking.
|TAXI & UBER|
The Taxi and Uber drop-off and pick-up zone will be located inside Riverway Precinct. View attached map.
Police will be present at each major intersection to assist with the safe access and egress of event patrons.
This event will have an Auslan interpreter present.