The Fleurieu will be alive with the sound of carols

The countdown to Christmas is well and truly on, with town’s hosting their annual Christmas pageants 

Victor Harbor’s Christmas pageant will be presented by the Rotary Clubs of Encounter Bay and Victor Harbor, which will kick-off at 5.30pm following the new addition of the ‘Santa Fun Run’. 

The Community Carols will commence after the completion of the pageant in the Grosvenor Gardens. 

Children will have the opportunity to meet Santa in the rotunda and pop up food and market stalls will be scattered around the Coral Street and Grosvenor Garden area. 

The Vicotr Harbor Artisan Market will be on during the day from 10am to 4pm at Railway Terrace. 

Goolwa’s annual Christmas pageant will kick off on Sunday, December 16.

Floats will assemble at Jarrold Park, moving from the assembly area to Porter, Crocker, Partridge, Moore and Cadell streets, to Cutting Road. Father Christmas, will continue on to the Goolwa oval.

The Christmas Festival will be held at the oval and the concert band will be in full swing from 7pm, followed by carol singing, and solo performers before wrapping up with a fireworks display at 9.15pm sponsored by the Goolwa Hotel Social Club.

The Goolwa Christmas Festival, is proudly presented by the volunteer Festival committee, supported by the combined churches, the Rotary, and Lions Clubs, and many local businesses.

Entry to the oval,is via Dawson Street, and cars will not be allowed entry to ensure safety, of patrons. A variety of food will be available. Bring along a chair, and a rug, and enjoy a family evening.

With December rapidly approaching, people are decorating their homes and gardens with Christmas lights, inflatable reindeer and fake snow. 

If you are decorating your home with Christmas lights then share your efforts with the community.

Use the form on The Times website  to tell us where your home is and we’ll share your Christmas spirit. 

Remember to send us a photo with your entry so we can add your home to our Christmas lights slideshow. We’ll add you to our online Christmas lights map so people can easily find your display.