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Christmas in NPSP


Saturday, 8th Dec 2018 Friday, 4th Jan 2019
City Norwood Payneham & St Peters

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

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters will be a place to come together with family and friends and enjoy a range of events, attractions and activities this Christmas.

The Christmas in NPSP festivities will commence with the iconic Norwood Christmas Pageant, celebrating its 41st anniversary this year, and culminate with an al fresco gallery of hand painted large-scale wooden Christmas trees, with a host of activities, events and programs in between.

Your Christmas message from the Mayor

Hear from Mayor Robert Bria as you prepare for and enjoy the Festive Season.

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Events and attractions

Festive Gallery on OsmondNPSP Christmas tree Osmond Tce

20 November – 2 January

Osmond Terrace, Norwood

Norwood’s very own open air Christmas tree art gallery returns for the second year in a row, seeing the creative work of children from thirteen local schools work with the Council to decorate wooden Christmas trees, to be displayed along Osmond Terrace for everyone to enjoy.


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Norwood Christmas Pageant

Saturday 24 November

10.00am – 11.00am
The Parade, Norwood

Marking the start of the festive season in the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters. An event for the whole family to enjoy!

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Movie on the OvalSaving santa movie thumb

Saturday 15 December

7.00pm – 10.30pm
Norwood Oval, The Parade, Norwood

Pack your picnic rugs and enjoy a free outdoor screening of Saving Santa on Norwood Oval.

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Christmas in the LibrariesChristmas child

17 - 24 December

Explore all the activities and events in our Libraries this Christmas and in the New Year.

Get creative and pick up a free Christmas Craft Pack to make and do in the library or at home.

Enjoy a bunch of festive activities including Make a Christmas Reindeer Bauble, Christmas Crafternoon and Christmas Movie afternoon. Bookings essential.

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Give the Gift of ReadingGive the gift of reading 2018 thumb

Until 21 December

The City of Norwood Payneham & Peters is again partnering with Backpacks 4 SA Kids to bring joy to the lives of children in need this Christmas.

The public are encouraged to participate by purchasing a new book, colouring or activity pack for a child or young adult and leaving it under the Christmas tree at any of the Council’s Libraries or at the Norwood Town Hall.


Christmas Lights MapChristmas lights and girl

December - January

To help you locate the best Christmas lights in our City, we have created an interactive Christmas Lights Map.

Visit: NPSP Christmas Lights Map



Twilight CarolsNPSP_Christmas CAROLS-9159

Friday 7 December

5.00pm – 9.00pm
Linde Reserve, Nelson Street, Stepney

This free family friendly open-air concert under the stars invites you to come and share in the spirit of Christmas and the excitement this time of the year has to offer. 

A variety of activities and performances together with a visit from Father Christmas will have the children ready for Christmas.

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Christmas Gift wrappingChristmas Gift wrap present

17 – 24 December

11.00am - 3.00pm (7 days)
Norwood Place

Take your purchases to Norwood Place gift wrapping station and for a gold coin donation you can have a professional gift wrapper add their special touch.

100% of proceeds go to The Salvation Army, helping people in need.