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Christmas in Lane Cove


Christmas in Lane Cove 2018

Enjoy carols, kids activities, public art, creative workshops and more this festive season in Lane Cove. 

Download the full program of Festive events here!

Light Up Lane Cove 

Welcome to Lane Cove's Christmas Lights Competition!

Register your home or street to be in the running for $1,000 worth of prizes for best home, best street and people's choice.

The competition runs from Friday 7 December to Monday 17 December 2018 providing a wonderful start to the festive season in Lane Cove.

If would like to register your home to be included on the Light Up Lane Cove map then please register online before Thursday 6 December.

Entrants are encouraged to read the terms and conditions before registering to take part.

Locals looking to explore the local area using the Light Up Lane Cove map are encouraged to return to on Friday 7 December.


Lighting of the Christmas Tree

Friday 7 December, 3:30pm – 8:00pm, Lane Cove Plaza

The annual Christmas extravaganza for the whole family! Featuring free kids activities, musical performances, roving fanfare entertainment and a special Christmas show with Santa.

3:30pm – 7:00pm: Free kids activities and roving entertainment

6:15pm – 7:00pm: Sydney Youth Jazz Orchestra

7:30pm – 7:50pm: Special Christmas show with Santa

7:50pm – 8:00pm: The Lighting of the Tree

Event Sponsor: ADCO Constructions


Lane Cove Public School Concert

Monday 26 November, 9:30am – 10:30am, Lane Cove Plaza

Join the Lane Cove Public School strings ensemble for an hour of festive music.


Lane Cove West Public School Concert

Saturday 1 December, 10:00am – 11:30am, Lane Cove Plaza

Enjoy this free Christmas concert performed by Lane Cove West Public School students.


Lane Cove Concert Band - Carols by Candlelight

Sunday 2 December, 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Get into the rhythm of Christmas with this special performance hosted at Hughes Park.

More info:

Christmas Decoration Making with Kasia

Tuesday 4 & 11 December, 3:30pm – 5:00pm, Synergy Youth Centre

Learn how to make a Christmas decoration with a difference. Take it home to decorate your room or give it as a gift.


Christmas Crafts for Adults

Thursday 6 December, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Lane Cove Library

Enjoy making Christmas themed craft with an evening of creative fun!

Bookings and enquiries: 9911 3634 or


Free Child Car Seat Safety Check

Saturday 8 December, 9:00am – 1:00pm, Civic Centre Car Park

Make sure your child is safe this holiday season with a free inspection by Authorised Restraint Fitters.

Bookings and enquiries: Council’s Road Safety Officer on 9911 3576

Book Chat - The Joy of Christmas

Tuesday 11 December, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Lane Cove Library

Celebrate this time of year with our favourite Christmas stories, tales or poems. To join the group you need to register with the Library, select your book and start reading!

Booking and enquiries: 9911 3634 or


Lane Cove Choristers Christmas Concert

Wednesday 12 December, from 10:30am, Living and Learning Centre

Celebrate Christmas with the Lane Cove Choristers Concert.

Bookings and enquiries: 9911 3591


Dancing at the Diddy - Fun for the Over 55's

Wednesday 12 December, 7:30pm – 11:00pm, The Longueville Sporting Club

Dust off your elf shoes and get “Rockin’ around the Christmas tree” this festive season. $10 entry fee at the door.

Enquiries: Manager – Community Services on 9911 3592


LaVoce Community Choir Carols

Thursday 13 December, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, , Lane Cove Library

Enjoy a selection of popular carols from around the world including a sing along selection for all to get in the Christmas spirit.

Contact: Adrian Lee at or 0424 507 321


Lane Cove Art & Design Makers Market

Sunday 16 December, 9:00am – 3:30pm, Lane Cove Plaza

Meet the makers and explore a diverse range of handmade treasures just in time for Christmas.


Christmas Storytime

Wednesday 19 December, 6:00pm – 7:00pm, Lane Cove Library

Join us for Christmas stories and a visit by Santa. Ages 3 – 6 years.

Bookings and enquiries: 9911 3634 or


Lane Cove's Guiding Stars
Lane Cove’s Guiding Stars is a temporary public art project that will encourage residents to think twice about the amount of electronic waste generated through Christmas gift-giving with a series of six captivating three-dimensional installations. The artworks will be on display in the Lane Cove Village this December. See if you can spot them all! Find out more here.