Light Up Windsor

It will start snowing in Windsor on Saturday, December 18th in the lead-up to the much-anticipated Light Up Windsor Festival.
Elves will be roaming Windsor Mall and George St in snow and shine and there will be free face painting as the town gets festive.

This year’s Light Up Windsor Festival includes a light projection display on the Deerubbin Centre and the Old Hawkesbury Hospital every night from December 18th through to Christmas Eve, 8pm to 10pm.

The main event will be on Wednesday, December 22nd with a giant Christmas market, lights, snow and so much more from 5pm to 9pm including illuminated hula hoopers and stilt walking elves.

Local musicians, dance schools will be showcasing their talents and there will be an elf drumming and hula stage show from 6.40pm on the main stage.

With more than 50 stalls offering Christmas decorations, homewares, pet gifts, handmade jewellery and more, plus many of the Windsor Mall shops open for trading, it will be the perfect opportunity for a spot of last-minute Christmas shopping. Local cafes and restaurants will also be open, alongside carnival food vendors.

Santa and his special elf helper will be joining in the fun. At the Deerubbin Centre visitors can participate in a fun, interactive colour-bynumbers style street art and The Hawkesbury Central Library and Hawkesbury Regional Gallery will be open until 8pm on Wednesday 22.

PASSPORT FUN
Special Reindeer passports for children are available at Visitor Information Centre at Clarendon right now and include a bonus stamp.

On Wednesday, December 22, children can visit all the locations to collect stamps. Passports should be delivered to Council’s tent on the night to collect a special prize.

All completed passports at the street fair, including getting the bonus stamp, go into a draw to win a $500 Hawkesbury family pack, including:
• A Treetops family pass
• Madison Alpaca Retreat Day Trip family pass
• Hillbilly Cider gift voucher
• Windsor Ice Creamery gift voucher
• Hawkesbury products from the Visitor Information Centre

Passports can also be collected on the night from Council’s tent.

The Hawkesbury Visitor Information Centre at 328 Hawkesbury Valley Way (opposite RAAF Richmond) is open every day from 9am-4pm, including weekends.

*Hawkesbury City Council received $60,500 from the Regional Tourism Bushfire Recovery Grant and $22,000 from Destination Sydney Surrounds North to create light projections on buildings in Windsor.

Light Up Windsor is presented in conjunction with the Windsor Business Group, with sponsorship from Windsor RSL.

For more details and updates about our upcoming events, visit www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or Council’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/hawkesburycitycouncil

DATES TO NOTE
• Saturday 18 December Roving Cheeky Elves and free face painting and snow flurries
• Wednesday 22 December Snow flurries
• Thursday 23 December Free face painting
• Friday 24 December Free face painting and candy cane roving entertainment

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