The Coolangatta Christmas Carols will return on Sunday 15 December, with the local business community rallying behind the event in 2019 to help us deliver another magical event for the Southern Gold Coast community.
With offices in Coolangatta and a local workforce who predominantly live in the Southern Gold Coast region, Hutchinson Builders have come on board as Presenting Partners of this year's Carols, along with City of Gold Coast Division 14 Councillor Gail O'Neil, ensuring the magical afternoon and stage spectacular will have all the trimmings of the festive season for the community to enjoy.
Up to 6,000 locals and visitors are expected to attend the event - the largest Carols on the Southern Gold Coast calendar - which is supported by The Surf Club Coolangatta, RBR Property Consultants, Ocean Plaza Resort, Gold Coast Airport, The Strand at Coolangatta and the Greater Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce.
Legendary performer Denis Walter will return to sing everyone's favourite Christmas songs, with a special appearance by YouTube sensation, Debbie Doo, at 4pm before the main show starts at 5:30pm, featuring a Christmas stage show, Signature Dance group and carols and Christmas songs into the evening.
In true Southern Gold Coast style, Santa will skydive into the event thanks to local company Gold Coast Skydive, while a range of kids activities will keep the little ones occupied from 4pm including a jumping castle thanks to The Strand and face painting thanks to Ocean Plaza Resort.
The Coolangatta Christmas Carols will again be a plastic-free event in order to preserve our beautiful area, reduce waste and protect the environment. Four water refill-stations will be set up by City of Gold Coast and carol-goers are encouraged to BYO water bottles as NO plastic bottles will be sold on site.
A wildlife fundraiser has been organised in place of the fireworks finale, and carol-goers are encouraged to bring a gold coin donation that will go directly to the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation to support their efforts caring for wildlife injured in the recent bushfires.