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What's on this Christmas

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas....

The Council’s Festive calendar is jam packed with fun events, including the popular Norwood Christmas Pageant and Twilight Carols.  

The Parade, Norwood will be buzzing with families and excited children on Saturday 18 November as the much-loved Norwood Christmas Pageant marks the official start of Christmas in the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters. 

Prepare your best singing voices for Twilight Carols at Linde Reserve on Saturday 2 December.  

The community is encouraged to donate books, colouring or activity packs for the Give the Gift of Reading, at the Norwood Town Hall and Council libraries, as well as donating non-perishable food to the Salvation Army or St Vincent de Paul on The Parade, Norwood. 

Check in to our libraries and find out what activities they have on this season and keep up to date with the Norwood Swimming Centre activities by following our Facebook and Instagram pages. 

Help find our mischievous elves

Help find our mischievous elves at Christmas events and other secret locations throughout our City. Take a picture and tag @cityofnpsp so we can share your Christmas spirit and for your chance to win a $100 gift voucher*. 

*Terms and Conditions: 

  1. The Competition is being run by the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters, 175 the Parade, Norwood SA 5067 (ABN 11390194824) (‘the Council’).
  2. Entries for the Competition open at 12pm, Wednesday 1 November 2023 and close at 5pm, Wednesday, 3 January 2024. Late entries will not be accepted.
  3. To enter the Competition, an entrant must submit a photo on Instagram or Facebook(Social Pages) and tag @cityofnpsp by the Closing Date and Time.
  4. Winners will be drawn at random and notified via their Social Page.
  5. If the Winner does not claim the Prize, the Prize is forfeited without compensation.

If for any reason the Competition is not capable of running as planned, the Council reserves the right to cancel, terminate, suspend or modify the Competition. 

Mayors Christmas Card Competition winners

Congratulations to all of the children and young people who participated in the Mayor’s Christmas Card Competition!

The winners from each year level and overall winner are as follows:

  • Pre-School: Jonathan
  • Reception: Evan
  • Year 1: Isla
  • Year 2: Anh
  • Year 3: Maiya
  • Year 4: Samuel
  • Year 5: Phoebe
  • Year 6: Zia
  • Mayor's Choice: Wen

Find out more by visiting: Mayors Christmas Card Competition

Walk through the Stars

The Parade, Norwood is the ultimate destination this festive period.

With all of your favourite Christmas decorations lighting up The Parade, the Norwood Parade Precinct Committee is excited to present two new decorations.

You can find the Giant Walk Through Illuminated Stars in front of Norwood Oval from Wednesday 15 November until Tuesday, 2 January 2024. Visit them at night to experience the full impact of these awesome Christmas decorations which provide a great backdrop for your next Facebook, Insta or TikTok post!

Ensure you tag The Parade #paradenorwood (Facebook: @TheParadeNorwood, Instagram: @paradenorwood).

Christmas and New Year opening hours

Some of our facilities have different opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period.

Download: Christmas and New Year Opening Times 

During our closing times you can contact the Council for any non-life-threatening emergencies, such as a fallen tree or stormwater flooding, on our after-hours emergency number: 8366 4555. 

For more events happening this Christmas Season, visit: Events & Festivals Calendar