Celebrate the festive season with family and friends at Christmas Wonderland! This magical lighting display is back and on a much grander scale, treating visitors to a wonderland of glittering lights, illuminated trees, animated displays, light tunnels and projections that will mesmerize and delight.

Event Details

christmas-starsDate: Friday 13 December – Sunday 22 December
Time: 6.00 pm  – 10.00 pm – Christmas markets and food trucks
7.15 pm – 10.00 pm – Christmas Wonderland open
Location: Nerima Gardens, Goleby Avenue, Queens Park

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Each night from 6.00 pm, enjoy Christmas stalls, delicious fare and live entertainment for the whole family. Grab a bite to eat and look out for the roving carollers, along with Santa and his Christmas friends as they spread festive cheer.

Don’t forget, entry into Christmas Wonderland is free and you can attend as many nights as you like. On busy nights, some entry delays may be experienced. To avoid long queues, arrive after 8.30 pm – last entry is 9.45 pm.

Free Workshop
Creative Ipswich is making Christmas brighter with Free Creative Workshops!
Date: Thursday 19 December – Sunday 22 December
Time: 6.00 pm – 9.00 pm
Location: Festive Forecourt
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  • Smoke-free venue
  • No dogs or food can be taken inside Nerima Gardens
  • Amateur photographers who utilise tripods are asked to attend after 9.00 pm and must not block pathways
  • Bringing a pram? Some areas in the garden can be quite narrow and congested. To have the most magical wonderland experience, park your pram at the gate.

Community Wonderland Photos