Christmas celebration in Sydney is full of beautiful traditions, festivals, and markets from singing carols in the Domain to tree lighting in Martin Place.
On Christmas Day in Sydney, you can enjoy a festive lunch cruising at beautiful Sydney Harbour and visit your favourite animals at the Sydney Aquarium and the Zoo.
In addition to this, you can go to the city and sit under a canopy of lights in Pitt Street Mall, and listen to the Choirs singing the season’s peace and joy in the lead up to Christmas Day.
You can enjoy Christmas songs and carols in the dazzling Pitt Street Mall with 90,000 LED lights twinkling in the night every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 6 until December 23.
There are enticing shopping options in Sydney for fresh produce and Christmas gifts at lower prices.
The Sydney Fish Market opens in the morning until 5 pm on Christmas Eve, and you will enjoy a wide range of festive markets that leads up to Christmas including Carriageworks Farmers Market, The Rocks Markets, and Paddington Markets.
When visiting Sydney for Christmas, below are must do activities:
Enjoy nightly Choirs in the City
This starts on Saturday 24 November to Monday 24 December. This event will put you into the spirit of Christmas with choirs in Pitt Street Mall and Martin Place. Click here for more information about this event.
Sing along at Carol’s in the Domain
This event is scheduled to hold on Saturday 22, December 2018. Woolworths Carols will be happening in the Domain with the variety of the performances. It’s the best Christmas for the whole family to enjoy! For more information about this concert, click here.
Carols by the Sea at Bondi Beach
This event will be happening on Wednesday 12 December 2018. There will be glow-sticks for sale, a sausage sizzle, and children’s face painting. There will also be donations to local charities. For more information, contact Waverley Council or visit here.
Christmas lunch on Sydney Harbour
This event is scheduled to hold on Tuesday 25 December 2018. This is a promising event with a great range of options for families, travellers, and singles. They have different Christmas Day Lunch Cruises, and you can get more information about it here.
Lights of Christmas At St Mary’s Cathedral
Sydney’s iconic public light projection event, The Lights of Christmas will be returning to St Mary’s Cathedral for its ninth year this December. This year’s show will appeal to all ages and will be split into three segments. It will start with visual effects, then the second segment will feature a beautifully animated story, and then the final segment will be the essence of the Christmas story and the beauty of the relationship between mother and child.
Taronga Zoo on a Christmas ferry
This is one of Sydney’s most famous attractions with over 4,000 animals including endangered exotic animals and Australian native wildlife. This zoo is just 12 minutes drive from the city by ferry. Get more information about the visiting schedule here and have an exciting sky-high adventure in Sydney.