Totally Weird Places To Spot Santa In Sydney 2016

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Forget chimneys and sleigh rides, Santa’s got some really unusual and awesome ways to meet kids all over Sydney. Take your pick, or stalk him at all of them!

Crate Santa At The Rocks

You can’t miss this huge Santa—assembled from that generic Aussie building block: the milk crate! Standing at around 7 metres tall and taking over 1,200 crates, Crate Santa will make even the tallest of us feel like a small child waiting excitedly for Christmas. You can’t sit on his knee … but be sure to snap a festive selfie with him!
When: Saturday 12 November to Tuesday 27 December 2016; 12am- 11.45pm
Where: 140B George St, The Rocks
For more information, visit the website.

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Santa at Sydney Tower Eye

Meet Santa 250m above sea level at the Sydney Tower Eye. All the kids who meet Santa will get presents and be able to take photos with him in his incredible sky high grotto.
When: Saturday 3 December to Friday 23 December 2016; weekdays 4-7pm & weekends 11am-6pm
Where: Sydney Tower Eye, Market St Sydney CBD
More Info Here.

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Santa with Harbour Views, Luna Park

You may spot Santa enjoying some of the rides! Luna Park’s Santa Experience offers an awesome photo package for just $29.95 including 6×8, 4×6 & 3×4 prints!
When: 1-24 December 2016; daily from 11am-12.30pm & 1-2pm
Where: Luna Park, Olympic Dive Milsons Point NSW
More Info Here.

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Santa by the Beach, Dee Why

It looks like Santa is making a few appearances throughout the Northern Beaches… He’s coming to Dee Why beach for a photo with your child with a stunning blue and sandy backdrop, as well as popping into the carols at Lakeside Park on the 16th, the Balgowlah Christmas carnival on the 3rd, the carols at Collaroy on the 3rd, and the carols in the park at Mona Vale on the 10th.
When Friday 15 December 2016; 4-9pm
Where: James Meehan Reserve, Dee Why Beach

LEGO Sleigh at Martin Place

Santa might be missing at this spot- but his sleigh sure isn’t! Created by LEGO Certified Professional, Ryan McNaught also known as The Brickman, the sleigh is made with over 10,000 LEGO bricks, is more than five cubic metres and is sure to get the young ones excited this Christmas. Take a FREE selfie in the sleigh and hop in the driver’s seat to feel like Santa!
When: Saturday 26 November: 5pm – 9pm & Thursday
1 December – Sunday 18 December: Thursday 5–9pm, Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 4-9pm, Sunday 12-4pm
Monday 19 December- Friday 23 December: Everyday 5-9pm
Where: Martin Place, Sydney CBD
For more information, go here.

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Santaland In The Eastern Suburbs

The North Pole is coming to the eastern suburbs! Bring your family and friends to Santaland – the newest and most exciting Christmas Event of 2016. Dazzling lights, festive carnival rides , Christmas cheer and a touch of Christmas magic will have you and your family drifting off to a wonderous winter wonderland here in the heart of Sydney. Santa will be there for an awesome photo opportunity to top it all off.
When: 7 – 24 December 2016; 10am – 9pm
Where: Santaland, Entertainment Quarter, The Showring, 122 Lang Rd, Moore Park
For more information, go here.

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Santa At Coogee Pavilion

Santa just can’t seem to stay away from the beach this year! Santa will be at the beautiful beachside and uber kid-friendly Coogee Pavilion, for photo opportunities and a chance for parents to pick out the family Christmas tree- guaranteed to smell amazing!
When: Saturday 10, Sunday 11, Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 December 2016; 10am-12pm
Where: Coogee Pavilion, Coogee Beach
For more information, visit their website.

coogee pavilion

Sand Sculptures At Martin Place

On one of the busiest staircases in the Sydney CBD, you’ll find a rather sandy visitor from the North Pole! The three sculptures took 5 days to create and are made up of 5 tonnes of sand. The sculptures are part of the White Christmas display for the MLC Centre and will be here for everyone to enjoy each night together with the City of Sydney’s initiative to light up the CBD with a spectacular Christmas installation.
The pre-programmed full-colour light show will light up the MLC Centre as one of Sydney’s iconic buildings along with, Town Hall House, Citi Building and Galleries to name a few.
Where: MLC Centre, 19 Martin Place, Sydney
When: Until Friday, 16th December; 6pm-midnight. City of Sydney light installation will be on display until 3 January 2017
For more information, go here.

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