Tis The Season For Carols by Candlelight

This December

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Townsville City Council is inviting the community to celebrate Christmas together at Carols by Candlelight

Grab your friends and family and enjoy all the fun under the big top on Sunday 4 December at Riverway Oval.

Gates open - 4pm

Pre-show starts - 5pm

Main Show starts - 6.30pm

There is something for everyone with:

  • • Special guest, Sophie Ricca
  • • 1 RAR Band
  • • Townsville Choral Society Carols by Candlelight Choir
  • • Local singers and dancers
  • • A special visit from Santa!

The evening will include food stalls, art and craft workshops, amusement rides, and much more.

This event will have an Auslan Interpreter present.

There’s nothing that puts us in the Christmas spirit like Christmas Carols, so come and sing along under the stars at this family-friendly event.

Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2022
Time: 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Cost: Free
Venue: Riverway Complex
20 Village Boulevard
Email: [email protected]


Fairy Floss
Crave Frozen Yoghurt
GF Donuts

Mangiamo Restaurant
Ning's Thai
Potato Smash
Rainbow Smash
Suns Chinese
Wagtails Food Truck
Honey Puffs
Leonora's Filipino Kitchen
Smokin & Grillin
Cheap as Chips
Not Only Cannoli
The Feel Good Foodie
Chilli Jam
Woodfire Delights
Greek Street Food
Woodfire Pizza Townsville
Tropical Chill
Full Belly BBQ's
GG's Bhojan (Sri Lankan)
Coppin Coffee
Frosty Whip

Additional Details

Age Suitability: All ages
Auslan Interpreted event
Companion cards
Disability parking
Disability restroom
Service animals allowed
Wheelchair accessible venue

Event parking will be available at Willows Shopping Centre and Sunland Plaza


Parking will also be available behind the Eastbrooke Health Hub and Thuringowa Library located on the corner of Thuringowa Drive and Hinchinbrook Drive. A free shuttle bus will be running on a continuous loop from the bus stop located outside this centre on Thuringowa Drive to Riverway from 4pm – 9pm. The bus stop at Riverway will be located along Ross River Road just outside the C&K Weir Community Kindergarten.


Disability parking will be available inside the Riverway Precinct. Please follow directions given by traffic control and have your disability parking permit clearly displayed.


No general public parking will be available inside the Riverway Precinct except for disability parking. This is due to the onsite parking being taken up by the large volume of performers, suppliers, and staff. Patrons are encouraged to park at Willows and Sunland Plaza or make use of the Park & Ride service.


The Taxi and Uber drop-off and pick-up zone will be located inside the Riverway Precinct.

Triple M Newsroom

17 November 2022

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