You are invited to enjoy the spectacular show as we kick off our Christmas celebrations and light Geelong's Floating Christmas Tree.

On Friday 8 November 2019, Geelong’s floating Christmas tree will return to Steampacket Quay.

Head to the Waterfront to be entertained with a special one-night only event. Show starts at 7:00pm with families can expect to hear from  the Mik Maks, Medimime, and 2019 Geelong’s Best Busker winners Garry Jones and Star Lawson.

The event will culminate in a short fireworks presentation and the lighting of our floating Christmas tree at 9:00pm.

We are also turning on the Christmas projections at City Hall on this night. This year we’re excited to welcome back local artist Matt Bonner who will be creating a show reel celebrating Christmas through the decades. So after you have seen the tree, wander up to City Hall to marvel at this year's festive projections from 9:30pm.

For more information on what happening - go to Christmas in Central Ceelong or check out our list of public Christmas events scheduled for the region (below).

The City thanks the GeelongPort for their support and involvement, and with our Floating Tree brought to life by local Geelong companies Hanlon Industries, Total Events and Elstone Diving Services.


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