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Due to the current COVID-19 situation the decision on events proceeding is under the direction of the event organisers and government restrictions. 

Future events may be subject to change, so please contact the event organiser if you require more information.

Make the Lockyer shine this Christmas

Lockyer Valley Christmas Lights and Decorations Displays - ‚ÄčNothing signifies Christmas like a house sparkling with Christmas lights and decorations, and the time has come yet again to unpack the bulbs and put the decorations up. This year residents, businesses and community groups are encouraged to register for a new, online mapping program that will showcase the locations of the very best of the region's Christmas spirit.

To register your address click here - it's quick and easy.

Registrations will be live on the interactive map five business days after being lodged, with registrations closing on Sunday 5 December 2021. A list of registered addresses with ongoing updates, will be available on the website from Wednesday 1 December.

Let's really make the Lockyer Valley shine with lights, as well as lots of smiling faces!

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

Hatton Vale Christmas Concert & Markets, Friday 26 November, 4pm - 7.30pm, Hatton Vale State School. Join the Hatton Vale community for the Christmas Concert and Markets on the school oval!  This event provides the community with the opportunity to come together and celebrate the season.  Food vans, market stalls, performances by the students and school work displays. Check out more event information here.

Laidley Christmas Carnival, Friday 26 November, 6pm, Patrick Street, Laidley. Santa Claus really is coming to town! Laidley CBD comes to life to celebrate the start of the festive season. Twilight trading of local businesses, markets, kids rides and much more! More information to come, watch this space.

Lockyer Valley Mayoral Christmas Carols, Saturday 27 November, 6pm - 8.30pm, NEW VENUE DUE TO WET WEATHER! Gatton Shire Hall, Gatton
The evening commences at 6.00pm with a sausage sizzle, roving entertainment and glow sticks on sale. The stage program featuring Nathan Walmsley and Band commences at 7pm. For more information visit the event listing here. Head to Lockyer Valley Tickets for information as well, and also to register for your FREE ticket. Follow us on Facebook for up to date information.

Forest Hill Christmas Festivities, Friday 10 December, 5.30pm - late, Victoria St, Forest Hill. The fun starts at 5.30pm with rides, food stalls, stage entertainment and the famous ham wheels start spinning from 6pm. Three Ham wheels constantly spinning, with the chance of winning Hams & Turkeys. Santa will arrive at approximately 8pm, (depending on the reindeer) with gifts for all the children. For more information, visit up on Facebook or check out the online event listing.

Mulgowie Christmas Twilight Market, Saturday 11 December, 4.00pm - 8.00pm, Mulgowie Hall, Mulgowie First ever twilight market on the 11th December. There will be free face painting and jumping castle for all kids at the market, Santa will be visiting, live music with Boyd Ridley, stalls galore and a special Christmas menu in our canteen.

Lockyer Valley Christmas Carnival, Friday 17 December, 5pm - 9.30pm, Lake Apex Parklands, Gatton.
The Christmas Carnival is all about a community celebration of the festive season, bringing families, neighbours and community members together. Ride wristbands start at $7pp - Wristbands go on sale from 5pm - so you will be ready to ride from 5.30pm! More information is coming soon on the program and rides. 

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 Sunday
9.00am - 4.00pm


Sunday, November 28, 2021
  • 24°C Showers tending to rain. Mon
  • 27°C Showers. Tue
  • 30°C Shower or two. Wed
  • 31°C Partly cloudy. Thu