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Make the Lockyer shine this Christmas

​Nothing signifies Christmas like a house sparkling with Christmas lights, and the time has come yet again to unpack the bulbs and put the decorations up. Entries are now closed for this year’s Spirit of the Lockyer Valley Christmas Lights and Decoration Competition. Congratulations to all of our entrants in this years competition, click here for the full list of decoated homes! 

December is packed full of great Christmas events. You might even get to meet Santa!

The Lockyer Valley Mayoral Christmas Carols is on Saturday 24th November at the Gatton Shire Hall and Centenary Gardens, North Street. The evening commences at 6.00pm with food and beverages available for purchase. For more information visit the event listing here

The Laidley Christmas Festival, Santa Claus is coming to town on Friday 30th November from 6:00pm, Patrick Street, Laidley. Events include - Twilight trading of local businesses, markets, kids rides and much more! Visit the event calendar listing here for more information.

The Gatton Christmas Carnival will be held on Friday 7th December in North Street, Gatton from 5.30pm - 9.30pm. The Gatton Christmas Carnival is all about a community celebration of the festive season, bringing families, neighbours and community members together. Ride wristbands are still only $5 - Wristbands go on sale from 5pm at the marquee beside the stage - so you will be ready to ride from 5.30pm! Click here for the full stage program for the Gatton Christmas Carnival and for more information on the event, click here.

Forest Hill Christmas Festivities yearly celebration rolls into town again on Friday 14th December. The fun starts at 5.30pm with rides, food stalls, stage entertainment and the famous ham wheels start spinning from 6pm. For more information, click here.

Withcott & District Community Christmas Carols, will be held on Saturday 15th December at Springbrook Park, Parkridge Drive, Withcott from 5.30pm – 9.15pm. Celebrate the season of Christmas by singing carols and Christmas songs. For more information, click here.

Click here to download the list of Christmas events in the region for 2018.

Visitor Centre

Lake Apex Visitor Information 
Centre (Gatton)

Lockyer Valley Cultural Centre
34 Lake Apex Drive
Gatton 4343

Phone: +61 7 5466 3426

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday
8.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday and Sunday
8.30am - 4.30pm

We are closed Christmas Day,
Boxing Day and Good Friday.

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