Christmas DownTown: Turning on the Lights

Warwick Chamber of Commerce Inc are delighted to launch ‘Christmas Downtown’ in Warwick on Friday 7th December, with a family friendly street party “Turning on the Lights” at the Warwick Post Office in Grafton Street.

This community event will feature some 60 festively decorated street trees by local businesses and community organisations, along Palmerin Street Warwick between Percy and Fitzroy Streets The theme for the main street trees this year will be a traditional colour palette of red, green, white, gold or silver and will be on display from 7th – 27th December.

Chamber members Robyn Fraser and Kay Martin have formed a dynamic duo bringing together this creative celebration for the festive season. Chamber President Julia Keogh says that it is a credit to their hard work and the wonderful response from both main street businesses and community organisations to see such a positive outcome for the project.

The Street Party and “Turning on of the Lights” in front of the Warwick Post Office, on Friday 7th December has official festivities starting at 6.30pm with SDRC Mayor Tracy Dobie officiating. Ms Keogh praised Warwick Post Office Manager Jeff Clark’s involvement in the project, with the sandstone Post Office building primed to shine during the month of December.

Several acts will be performing including The East Street Singers, The WUPPIES, Central State School Combined Choir, and the Fern Brothers.

Rotary and Warwick East State School P&C will run a sausage sizzle and food stall on the night, and there will be free face painting for the kids. To help with catering purposes, please head to the Warwick Chamber Facebook page to register your attendance at the event.

Entertainment and food will be available from 6.15pm with the official launch at 6.30pm.

We also have a surprise visitor from the North Pole making a special appearance to see the young and young at heart.

For more information contact Julia on 0438665440