The Rocks Christmas Village

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Share the spirit of the season with the ones you love

If you’re looking for amazing things to see and do this Christmas season, The Rocks have created the ultimate Christmas village right in the heart of Sydney for you to enjoy with the ones you love.

With a bit of Christmas magic behind every corner, they’ve pulled out our favourite things to do throughout the village.

Tales of Christmas
Check out our Tales of an Aussie Christmas installations. These are stories from The Rocks taken from our historical archives. There will be 12 bespoke Christmas installations around the area that tell interesting tales based on these real Aussie stories.

Giant snow globe
Take in the awe of our giant Christmas snow globe featuring an amazing diorama of The Rocks within it.

Summer Night Markets
Enjoy a late-night feast or buy a last-minute gift after work at The Rocks Summer Night Markets. It will stay open until late in the lead up to Christmas, so grab your friends or family and head down on a Friday night.

Christmas choirs
Love Christmas carols? Our roving Christmas choir will be heading down the cobblestoned streets of The Rocks on Thursday and Friday evenings from 6pm to 8pm. This is the chance to enjoy more of your favourite Christmas tunes this season.

Visit The Rocks this season to experience the magic of the Christmas village.

When:  Saturday 16th December  & Sunday 17th December, 9am – 12am

Where: George St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia

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Make last-minute Christmas shopping less stressful with a cocktail in one hand

This Saturday, head down to CBD laneway bar Since I Left You for a Christmas market that’s moonlighting as a party. From 3pm, the carriageway and courtyard will be lined with stalls selling gifts and stocking stuffers that’ll have you ready for office Kris Kringle by Monday.

To sweeten the deal, they’ll be serving festive cocktails like summer mulled wine, boozy eggnog and Christmas punch alongside ‘Boxing Day’ toasties made with ham and turkey that’ll inspire your own use of leftovers in a few weeks time.

They’re even bringing in DJs, with Jerome Fandor playing soul-infused versions of Christmas classics before the Post Pluto Intergalactic Groove Committee take over, moving the evening along with hip hop, funk and disco beats.

Entry is a gold coin, with all proceeds going to Mission Australia.

When: Saturday 16th December, 3pm

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