Christmas Carols Brisbane 2023 | Where to See Carols in Brisbane

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There’s nothing that puts us in the Christmas spirit like Christmas Carols. We are so lucky to have some amazing Brisbane Christmas events each year.  Our river city’s balmy nights make the perfect conditions for live carols by candlelight Brisbane.

Disclaimer: We are in the process of updating this article! All entries with 2023 listed beside them have been updated for this year. Those with TBC are to be confirm for this year.

There are lots of community Christmas carols in Brisbane that double as fund raisers for great causes. Some have fireworks and most have a visit from the Santa himself.  There are usually food and drink options but we urge you to check website details so you can go prepared.  You may be able to pick up a one-of-a-kind gift at Brisbane Christmas markets attached to the carol event too.

We have put together a list of the biggest Brisbane carols for you to plan.  Let us know of any we have missed!

>>> We also know where the best Christmas lights in Brisbane are this year too! <<<

Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols 2023

The Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols is Brisbane’s premier annual Christmas event and celebrates the magic and joy of Christmas with the Brisbane community.  

This year the Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols will once again be produced by The Little Red Company and will be a wonderful way to celebrate Christmas with your family and friends. Tickets this year will be $5 for adults and free for children under 18 years old.

When: Saturday 2 December

Where: Brisbane Riverstage

Find all the details for Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols here.

Carols in the Reservoir

Carols in the Reservoir will make you laugh, cry (with joy!) and cheer. Be six metres underground, in a 150-year-old water reservoir, in Brisbane’s CBD, in Summer as the snow falls for your Christmas breakup at Carols in the Reservoir!

World-class performers singing your favourite Christmas Carols in Brisbane’s Underground Opera House! Whether you’re looking for a night out with family and/or friends, or a Christmas function, you don’t want to miss this wonderful treat. You may even want to purchase a new Christmas dress to wear!

When: 9 – 22 December

Where: The Spring Hill Reservoir

There is more information on Carols in the Reservoir here.

Hills Community Carols 2023

A family Christmas Carols event with musical acts on stage, an audience sing-along & of course a visit from Santa. The musicians include choirs, solo vocalists, and bands. There are food and drink vendors, free face painting, carnival rides and to complete the evening, a wonderful fireworks display. You can even dress up in your favourite Christmas outfit or costume!

When: Saturday 2 December

Where: George Willmore Park

You can find more details about Hills Community Carols here.

Caboolture Christmas Carols 2023

‘Tis the season to be jolly this Christmas in the Moreton Bay Region festive season, so be sure to join in for the first of four signature Christmas carol events around the region. Pack a picnic blanket or chairs and jingle your way down to Centenary Lakes Park in Caboolture on Sunday 9th of December for a truly MAGICAL evening. FREE ENTRY.

Don’t forget to bring your best vocals with lots of family-friendly entertainment on offer! Everyone can get into the spirit of the season, while enjoying a stellar line-up of local artists and community groups performing all your favourite Christmas carols!

When: Sunday 9 December from 4pm

Where: Centenary Lakes Park

Find more information about Caboolture Carols here.

Centenary Community Carols 2023

Centenary Community Carols is an evening of carols, food, and fun. They have market stalls, food vendors, and Santa’s sleigh from 4:00pm, with the carols beginning at 6:45pm. You can sing along to your favourite carols with the help of the big band and a live nativity scene. Finish off the evening with fireworks at 8:00pm.

When: Sunday 3 December – from 3.45pm

Where: Peter Lightfoot Park

There is more information on Centenary Community Carols here.

North Lakes Christmas Carols 2023

North Lakes Christmas Carols Brisbane

North Lakes Christmas Carols has plenty of family-friendly entertainment on offer, so everyone can get into the spirit of the season while enjoying performances by local community groups. Take your best vocals and a blanket to spread out, relax and enjoy a magical evening. You can even do some Christmas gift shopping at the twilight markets or grab a bite to eat from the food trucks onsite. Don’t miss the man in red make an appearance and you can visit the new Christmas Village, a walk-through experience. Here, you will have the opportunity to take a distanced photo with Santa Claus himself! The evening finishes up with fireworks.

When: Sunday 10 December from 4pm

Where: Kinsellas Sports Complex

You can find all of the details of North Lakes Christmas Carols here.

Pine Rivers Christmas Carols 2023

Pine Rivers Park Christmas Carols brings families all the joyful entertainment with an extra sprinkling of Christmas magic. Sit back, relax, and join in the caroling fun with local community groups, schools and dance groups, and a marquee caroling performance from 7pm.

Don’t miss meeting Santa at Santa’s Village or jumping in the giant snow globe. The adults can wander through the twilight markets and the kids will love the free Christmas activities and workshops. The evening will also feature a huge fireworks display. Light up the night with some new Christmas earrings!

When: Sunday 17 December – 4pm

Where: Pine Rivers Park

There are more details on Pine Rivers Christmas Carols here.

Redcliffe Christmas Carols 2023

Join in as they celebrate the festive season at the new location Moreton Daily Stadium, and sing-along to your favourite Christmas songs at the Redcliffe Christmas Carols. With lots of family-friendly entertainment on offer, everyone can get into the spirit of the season. The kids will get the chance to say hello to Santa, don’t forget to write to him and post your letter in the special North Pole Express post box!

Sing along to caroling performances from the local community and dance groups. Finish the night with a bang! Stick around for the fantastic finale fireworks!

When: Sunday 3 December from 4pm

Where: Nathan Road Sports Complex

You can find the information on Redcliffe Christmas Carols here.

Bray Park Christmas Festival 2023

Love Christmas? You’ll love the Bray Park Christmas Festival. At this free event there will be 3 sessions. Each session begins with food, activities, and live music on the lawn. To finish the session, sit with your family in air-conditioning and enjoy some festive carols together.

When: Sunday 17 December – 3 – 7pm

Where: Oasis Church

You can find out more about Bray Park Christmas Festival here.

Rotary Club of Mt Gravatt Christmas Markets & Carols 2023

Free community event with food trucks, Christmas market stalls, children’s activities, carols program and movie in the park, and of course Santa!

This event is proudly supported by Brisbane City Council.

When: Saturday 25 November 4pm – 10pm

Where: Mt Gravatt Showgrounds

There is more information about Rotary Club of Mt Gravatt Christmas Markets & Carols here.

Multicap Christmas Carols 2023

Carols on the Oval Carindale Brisbane

Multicap’s Christmas Carols brings together Multicap friends, families, and the local community to celebrate the festive season!

There will be markets, live music, food vendors, art, free activities and games for everyone to enjoy. Multicap’s creative arts team will also play an active role, showcasing their unique artwork, with an on-site cafe serving food and drinks at the event.

This event is proudly supported by Brisbane City Council.

When: Saturday 2 December from 3pm

Where: Multicap HQ, 269 Padstow Road Eight Mile Plains

You can find more details about Multicap Christmas Carols here.

Wakerley Carols 2023

Wakerley Carols has something for the whole family. You’re invited to join in for an afternoon of tasty treats, live music, arts & crafts, and rides leading into an evening of Christmas carols and a fireworks finale. This free community event is an initiative of the Port of Brisbane Rotary club supported by Brisbane City Council, local businesses, and service organisations.

When: Saturday 2 December from 3pm

Where: Wakerley Park

There are more details about Wakerley Carols here.

City of Logan Christmas Carols 2023

Join in at Griffith University Logan Campus from 2pm for your all-time favourite Christmas Carols, pop up food trucks serving delicious food, and other amazing performances!! Take along a rug and/or camp chair for your picnic setting and enjoy a festive evening with family and friends at this year’s City of Logan Christmas Carols.

When: Saturday 9 December – 2 – 8pm

Where: Griffith University Logan Campus

You will find more information about City of Logan Christmas Carols here.

Murrumba Christmas Spectacular 2023

The sweet sounds of Christmas carols will bring the joy of Christmas to John Oxley Reserve on Saturday 2nd December for the Murrumba Christmas Spectacular.

Take your little elves along for this very merry, north of Brisbane Xmas carols community event. Featuring food trucks, stage entertainment, kids activities and of course Christmas carols you’re sure to get into the Christmas spirit. Plus don’t miss a visit from SANTA and the fireworks show at 8pm!

When: Saturday 2 December – 4 – 8pm

Where: John Oxley Reserve

There are more details about Murrumba Christmas Spectacular here.

Christmas Carols Aspley Hornets 2023

Tis the time to sing and dance and bring in the Christmas spirit that we all love. The Aspley Hornets would like to invite the whole family to go and enjoy free Christmas Carols on the Field. Santa’s sleigh bells are ringing and jing ting tingling too as he makes a stop off at the Hornets before heading back to the North Pole.

So, take the whole family down to meet Santa and get a photo while the kids also enjoy free rides, face painting, and jumping castles. Make sure to take your own camp chairs or picnic blankets while singing along to the greatest Christmas hits performed by the great New Black Band.

When: Saturday 9 December from 5pm

Where: Aspley Hornets

There are more details about Christmas Carols Aspley Hornets here.

City of Logan Christmas Carols 2023

The City of Logan Christmas Carols is the city’s biggest annual Christmas event, celebrating the magic and joy of the festive season. Take your own picnic or enjoy a fantastic variety of delicious foods. Have a free photo with Santa, enjoy free face painting, and get on board the fun amusement rides.

It wouldn’t be a Christmas celebration without carols! This free, family-friendly event will have you singing along to all your favourite Christmas songs. Finish off the night’s festivities with a the beautiful fireworks display after the concert!

When: Saturday 9 December

Where: 270 Jacaranda Avenue, Kingston

You can find all the information you need on The City of Logan Christmas Carols here.

Christmas Carols by Rhapsody Chorus 2023

You know it’s Christmas when you hear the beautiful carols sung by the Rhapsody Chorus. Sing a long to Christmas carols with Rhapsody Chorus. Rhapsody Chorus will be Victoria Point Shopping Centre on the following dates:-

Saturday 2 December        10.30am – 12.30pm

Saturday 9 December           1.00pm – 3.00pm

Monday 18 December         12.30pm – 2.30pm

Tuesday 19 December        12.30pm – 2.30pm

Wednesday 20 December   12.30pm – 2.30pm

Thursday 21 December       12.30pm – 2.30pm

Friday 22 December            12.30pm – 2.30pm

Bring along your best singing voices!

There are more details on Christmas Carols by Rhapsody Chorus here.

Christmas Carols Brisbane

So, there you have a great list of Christmas carols Brisbane city.  You should be able to find Brisbane city Christmas carols to suit you.  Don’t forget to pack a blanket and chairs and being in Brisbane – insect repellent. We are so lucky to have such vibrant Xmas carols Brisbane.  Enjoy getting into the Christmas spirit!

You can find other events in Brisbane, including Santa photos and Santa pet photos here. We also know where to get a real live Christmas tree in Brisbane!

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Regina Gleeson

Regina is a fan of all things Christmas! As the Listings Editor of the popular Families Magazine she was instrumental in putting together the Christmas content in the print publication and on their website since its inception in 2013. She is extremely community-minded and makes it her personal mission to contribute content that is low cost (or free!) and suitable for families. This thirst for knowledge and desire to experience the things she writes about makes her an irreplaceable member of the team.

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