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Christmas in River Country 2023

December Events

River Country Christmas Installations
Where: Various
When: 4 December - 5 January 2024
Discover Murray River Council's magical Christmas installations in the towns of Moama, Barham, Koraleigh, Mathoura, Moulamein, Murray Downs, Tooleybuc and Wakool.
Spreading a little bit of joy, Christmas installations will be poping up around townships in River Country. Prefect for a festive selfie.


Echuca Moama Community Christmas Carnival
Where: Kerrabee Soundshell, Blair St Moama
When: Saturday 9 December 2023, from 5pm - 8.30pm
Prepare the Way for the most wonderful time of the year! Fun and music at Kerrabee Soundshell Moama, with a free BBQ, Fairy Floss, Popcorn, Snow Cones, Billabong Ranch Petting Zoo, Twisted Science Bubble Fun and Children's Activities.


Tooleybuc Community Christmas Party
Where: Tooleybuc Sporting Club
When: Saturday 9 December, from 6pm
Get into the festive spirit, with plenty of activities for the kids including face painting, jumping castle, mini golf, kids karaoke plus a visit from Santa! Prizes for the best dress and Bare Bowls Winner.


Echuca Moama Lions Christmas Carols
Where: Main Oval, Moama Recreation Reserve, Moama
When: Sunday 10 December 2023, from 6.30pm
The Moama Lions Club are hosting Carols by Candlelight at the Kerrabee Soundshell in Moama. Hosted by local talent MC Jefferson Smith, featuring great local performers, a barbeque and of course it would not be Carols by Candlelight without a visit from Santa!

Tooleybuc Santa Fire Truck Visit
Where: Tooleybuc township and Mensforth Park
When: Tuesday 12 December, from 6pm
Santa has a busy evening visiting the Tooleybuc, handing out lollies and icy poles.


Koraleigh Christmas Tree

Where: Koraleigh Recreation Reserve
When: Friday 15 December, from 6pm
Dust off your rackets, there's a game of tennis to be had at this christmas party! Free BBQ and Santa is rumored to be making an appearance...


Mathoura Carols By Candlelight
Where: Soldiers Memorial Park
When: Sunday 17 December, from 6pm
Mathoura's annual Christmas Carols by Candlelight is a free community event from 6pm until 9pm.
The event will kick off with a barbecue, followed by performances by local musicians and singers.

Christmas Eve @ Barham Riverside Park
where: Riverside Park, Barham
When: Sunday 24 December, from 6pm
Barham - Koondrook Lions will be hosting their annual Mardi-Gras at Riverside Park. Bring the whole family along for some festive fun, including a BBQ, Fairy Floss, Pop corn, snow cones, Lions raffle and a visit from Santa

Christmas Markets

Echuca Farmers Market
Saturday 2 & 16 December, 8am, - 12pm
Aquatic Reserve, Echuca

Moama Market
Sunday 3 & 10 December, 8am - 2pm
Kerrabee Soundshell, Blair St, Moama

December Murrabit Country Market
Saturday 2 December, 8.30am - 12.30pm
4 Danson St, Murrabit

Swan Hill Farmers and Specialty Market
Sunday 3 December, 8.30
Monash Drive, Swan Hill

Support and Shop Local this Christmas

Support Local this Christmas and buy from the Murray Region. Even if you can't visit before Christmas you can still enjoy beautiful fresh produce, award winning wines and boutique small goods made in the Murray. Shop online direct from our passionate producers and bring the taste of the Murray direct to your door.

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