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A Night Before Christmas

Saturday 21 December




Sat 21 December, 17:00-22:00


Bethlehem College Field, Elder Lane, Bethlehem

The Bay’s biggest free Christmas party is back in 2019 to celebrate twenty-three years of spreading Christmas joy in New Zealand’s very own Bethlehem. Thousands of friends, families, and communities will come together to enjoy a festive variety of live music, dance, carols by candlelight, and a massive fireworks display as this year’s event looks set to be another stunner. Featuring entertainment by Late 80s Mercedes, Bethlehem Baptist Church Band, Te Kapa Haka o Te Reo Whakokoko o Te Mauao, Caitriona Fallon, and many more.

Bring a picnic dinner, grab a bite from one of our delicious food trucks, take a photo at the photo booth, or maybe a selfie with one of our roving Christmas characters, and enjoy the picturesque grounds of the Bethlehem College Sports Fields. If you’ve got children, why not take them to visit the super fun Kids Zone thanks to Above and Beyond Education & Care Centres.

A Night Before Christmas will feature a heap of amazing entertainers performing all the Christmas classics that are sure to get you singing and dancing along. With a variety of locally and nationally recognised performers, there’s sure to be something to get everyone into the festive spirit. You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to gather with friends, family, work-mates, and neighbours to celebrate the magic of Christmas under the clear skies of New Zealand’s very own Bethlehem, the home of Christmas.

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