Ipswich Events Corporation

The Queensland Times Presents Tis the Season

Friday 17th November, Ipswich Central


Celebrate the festive season with family and friends in Ipswich Central. Grab a picnic rug and head to d'Arcy Doyle Place to share the festive spirit this Christmas!

Christmas Concert & Carols Quest

d'Arcy Doyle Place

Join us as the annual Christmas Concert brings d'Arcy Doyle Place to life. Featuring energetic performances with Performance Plus dancers, the amazing Acro Elves and of course our wonderful Carols Quest contestants who will perform for the chance to sing at the Mayor's Christmas Carols at the North Ipswich Reserve.

Christmas Twilight Parade

d'Arcy Doyle Place ∧ Brisbane St, Top of Town

The ultimate Christmas experience! Witness the spectacle of the Christmas Twilight Parade, a magical extravaganza of imaginative floats, Christmas characters and marching bands as it weaves its way down Brisbane Street to celebrate the arrival of Santa! Oh what fun it is! If you would like to be part of the parade please email: events@ipsevents.org.au for an application.

Turning on the Christmas Lights

d'Arcy Doyle Place

The Christmas festivities continue following the Twilight Parade as Santa joins Mayor Andrew Antoniolli in turning on the City's Christmas lights, heralding the Christmas season 2017. Enjoy wonderful performances from the amazing Hip Hop Santas and finally… sing-a-long to your favourite Christmas tunes as we wrap up this special event.