It’s time to get into the Christmas spirit as expressions of interest open for Bundaberg Regional Council’s Christmas events, including float entries for the returning Pageant of Lights.
Arts, Culture and Events portfolio spokesperson Cr John Learmonth said the applications would see the community join Council to mark the festive season.
“Our annual Christmas program is always a wonderful melding of Council events and community contributions,” Cr Learmonth said.
“Businesses and groups can apply to host their own event as part of our official program.
“And of course the return of the much-anticipated Pageant of Lights will not be possible without the many wonderful float applicants that join us to light up the CBD.”
Get into Christmas spirit at Pageant of Lights
With the exciting announcement that Pageant of Lights is returning to the Christmas program, Bundaberg Regional Council is inviting the community to get into the Christmas spirit by entering a float in the parade.
The much-loved local tradition will return to Bourbong Street on Thursday 30 November to officially launch the Christmas season and will be packed with roving entertainment, floats, market stalls and plenty of festive fun for the family.
Parade entry is free and there will be prizes for the winner of three different categories, open Christmas, school/youth group and community group/club.
To enter a float or participate in the Pageant of Lights complete the online form here.
Entries close Friday 10 November.
Stallholder expressions of interest open
Local businesses and community groups can be part of the festivities by applying to be a stallholder at this year’s Pageant of Lights.
Whether it’s a food or beverage vendor or a market stallholder, applications are now open to be part of Council’s Christmas events.
To express your interest in being a stallholder at Pageant of Lights complete the online form here.
Stallholder applications close Friday 13 October.
Host an event for this year’s Christmas program
With Christmas just around the corner, Bundaberg Regional Council is calling for local business and community groups to get festive and host an event as part of its annual Christmas program.
This year’s Christmas program is set to be full of fun and festivity with the return of the much-loved Pageant of Lights, Christmas movies and the addition of a new event.
The program will run throughout December, and those interested in hosting their own event can submit a Christmas Program Event Host expression of interest form.
Applications for community run events held from December 1 until December 24 can be submitted for consideration to be included in the digital program.
Events can include anything from ticketed Christmas dining events through to free craft events.
To express your interest in hosting a Christmas event complete the online form here.
Christmas Program Event Host expressions of interest close on Friday 20 October.