Christmas at Sanctuary Cove

28 October 2021

Christmas at Sanctuary Cove

Sanctuary Cove is once again being transformed into a classic Aussie Christmas wonderland – the must-visit location on The Coast this holiday season! Eat, drink, shop, and spread cheer this festive season by discovering Sanctuary Cove’s range of celebratory events and interactive displays.

First stop, photos! All December long, there will be plenty of interactive opportunities scattered throughout Sanctuary Cove – the picture-perfect opportunity for family cards, photo albums, and magical memories. Strike a pose aside the jolly Christmas Tree, or the gigantic Christmas present, and bring the festive season to life. Little ones will also have the opportunity to post a letter to Santa Claus himself in the North Pole mailbox, an unforgettable activity for a school holiday day out.

Of course, the festive fun doesn’t stop there! Sanctuary Cove has plenty of fantastic activities planned, so be sure to mark the following dates in the calendar.

Christmas Carols

1st December | 5pm onwards

Starting from 5.00pm, Christmas Carols will fill the air as talent, such as Renae Suttie and Kitty Kats, take to the stage. Gather for a night under the stars on the Docks area (outside Cove Tavern) to enjoy a harmonious night of singing and dancing all while taking advantage of the free entertainment and grab a bite to eat at one of the surrounding venues.

At half time, guests will be treated to the annual Buggy Parade hosted by The Rotary Club of Hope Island. The immaculately presented golf buggies will get a bedazzling make over and parade around the lawn for all to see.

Please note this event may be canceled in the likelihood of adverse weather conditions.

For more details on Sanctuary Cove’s Carols on the Green

Celebrate Christmas at Sanctuary Cove

Photos with Santa

8-11th December | 10am – 1pm

Everyone knows that no Christmas is complete without a photo with Santa! The best of holiday traditions can also be captured at Sanctuary Cove. Take a photo with Father Christmas and snap a special Christmas memory with loved ones from 11 am-3 pm on the 8th-9th of December and 10 am- 3 pm on the 10th -11th of December.

Be sure to bring along the fur babies on the 11th, with pet photos available all day, too!

Celebrate Christmas at Sanctuary Cove

Christmas Celebration

8-11th December | 10am – 1pm

Once you’ve got your Santa snap, be whisked away into the ultimate Aussie Christmas experience amidst the streets of Sanctuary Cove, which will be brought to life with Christmas cheer from the 8th of December. Join the community in revelling in the magic, with live entertainment and carollers roaming streets spreading festive joy to all. As if that isn’t exciting enough, the family will definitely want to tag along for their chance to win daily giveaways and prizes!

Celebrate Christmas at Sanctuary Cove

Christmas Scratch and Win

22nd November-11th December | 10am – 5pm

Christmas shopping has never been such a breeze as it is at Sanctuary Cove. Stroll down the waterfront retail district to find an array of bespoke, locally-made homewares, clothing, and gifts. There truly is something for everyone in each of the over 20 retail locations on display. Better yet, while you’re shopping for your loved ones, you can be in the running to win a little something for yourself, too! Starting on the 22nd of November, Sanctuary Cove is excited to be giving away $12,000 worth of prizes for Christmas.  With every purchase of $50 receive a ‘Scratch & Win’ card for a chance to win one of 300 prizes, including an overnight getaway at InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort*.

*Terms and conditions apply

Celebrate at Sanctuary Cove

Who doesn’t love to bask in the special ambience that is Sanctuary Cove in the Summertime –marina views, ocean breeze, and seasonal sunshine. There isn’t a better backdrop for big family get-togethers, much-needed catch-ups with friends, and an indulgent self-care day amidst the festive buzz.

Visit Sanctuary Cove for the perfect end-of-year celebration, and be sure to book in ahead of the silly season today. Make a booking today!

Sanctuary Cove Restaurant and Bars

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