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Christmas in Lane Cove


The Christmas season is well and truly alive in Lane Cove following the Lighting of the Christmas Tree event.

An audience of over 1,000 people were treated to a magical evening of entertainment and activities. The Mayor of Lane Cove, Clr Pam Palmer, joined Santa and Town Crier Bill Wallace to light up the glorious tree.

A big thank you to event sponsors:

ADCO Constructions and Aussie Lane Cove
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Upcoming Events:

Check out the full program of festive events online today!

Lane Cove Market Square - Sensitive Santa Sessions

Lane Cove Library, Monday 18 - Friday 22 December, 10:00am - 10:40am
Spend time with Santa in a sensory friendly environment, where children with autism and sensory needs can have an enjoyable experience. Take your own Santa photos or simply have a meet and greet. Bookings essential on  8069 8960.

Light Up Lane Cove: Christmas Lights Competition

This annual initiative aims to help our community discover the local Christmas lights that are proudly displayed throughout Lane Cove.

View the online map of homes that participated in this year's Light Up Lane Cove competition:

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There is something for everyone to enjoy in the countdown to Christmas with the fifth year of Light Up Lane Cove proving that our small community is larger-than-life when it comes to Christmas spirit! New special effects, projections and snow machines feature alongside reindeer, kangaroos, snow men and Santas of all shapes and sizes plus you can even see Santa taking a look at his list and checking it twice if you time it right...

Congratulations to First Place Winners 38-40 Myee Crescent who have taken out the top honour for the third year in a row. Second Place 17 Yallambee Road also received a special mention to coincide with five years of Light Up Lane Cove after they were named the most Awarded home in the competition's five year history.

Sutherland Street proved they're still top of the list after being Awarded Best Street for the fifth straight year. The Street has once again generously donated their prize to Lights for Kids, a fundraising initiative run by the Sydney Children's Hospital Network.

Over 300 people voted in the People's Choice Category making it one of the most contested in recent years. Congratulations to:

Overall Winners

1st Place 38-40 Myee Crescent, Lane Cove West

2nd Place – 17 Yallambee Road, Riverview

3rd Place – 5 Arding Street, Lane Cove

People's Choice

1st Place 61 Kimberley Avenue, Lane Cove

2nd Place 3 Wisdom Road, Greenwich

3rd Place – 42 Carranya Road, Riverview

Best Unit

33/25 Best Street, Lane Cove           

Best Street

Sutherland Street, Lane Cove

5th Anniversary Excellence Award

Recognising the most Awarded home since Light Up Lane Cove began in 2013: 17 Yallambee Road, Riverview

Congratulations and thank you to all homes that participated in this year's event - it takes a lot of time and effort, we hope the community enjoys the results!

Christmas Business Windows Competition

Council has announced the 2017 Business Christmas Windows Competition winners to provide recognition for those businesses displaying the best windows/shopfronts this festive season. Congratulations to:

Elan Hair (Lane Cove Village)

Batch by Batch (Northwood)

Renegade Cycles (Burns Bay Road)

The Hairdresser (Greenwich)

People's Choice: Sam the Cake Man

The Light Up Lane Cove and Christmas Business Windows Competition results mark the final countdown to Christmas in Lane Cove with the next festivities being Sunset in the Village in January 2018.

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