Your guide to festive events in the Yass Valley 2019

HO HO HO: If Santa photos are what you're looking for, then the Yass Valley is the place to be these holidays. Photo: Hannah Sparks, Santa at the 2018 Murrumbateman Christmas Carols
HO HO HO: If Santa photos are what you're looking for, then the Yass Valley is the place to be these holidays. Photo: Hannah Sparks, Santa at the 2018 Murrumbateman Christmas Carols

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas in the Yass Valley! There is plenty of festive cheer scheduled for December, from Santa photos to carols in the park and even a New Year's Eve family-friendly celebration.

THURSDAY, NOV 28

  • End of Year Celebrations: Hosted by Yass Valley Business Chamber at The Yass Hotel from 6pm. Food and drink. Details.

SATURDAY, NOV 30

  • Gather & Graze Christmas Markets: Hosted by Long Track Pantry on Riverside Drive, Jugiong from 9am. Details.

SATURDAY, DEC 7

  • Murrumbateman Community Christmas Carols & Twilight Market: Hosted by Murrumbateman Progress Association at Murrumbateman Recreation Ground from 5pm. Santa and markets. Details.
  • Santa Paws Photos: Hosted by Uniting Church at Uniting Church hall, 2 Cliff Street, Yass from 9.30am to 4pm. Dogs and children. Details.
  • Movies & Foodies Outdoor Cinema Night: Hosted by Foodies Night Markets at Yass Showground from 4pm. Food stalls and jumping castle. Details.

SUNDAY, DEC 8

  • Mollie's Annual 'Good Dog' Christmas Party: Hosted by Murrumbateman Winery at Murrumbateman Winery, 131 McIntosh Circuit, Murrumbateman from 10am. Dog games and treats. Details.

THURSDAY, DEC 12

  • Late Night Shopping in Yass Valley: Hosted by Yass Valley Business Chamber at Comur Street, Yass. Pop-up shops and shops on the main street will stay open late. Details.

SATURDAY, DEC 14

  • Build Your Own Gingerbread House: Hosted by Uniting Church at Uniting Church hall, Cliff Street, Yass from 10.30am. For children aged five and up (must be accompanied by an adult). Details.

SUNDAY, DEC 15

  • Yass Community Carols: Hosted by various local churches at Victoria Park, Yass from 4.30pm. Santa and jumping castle. Details.

THURSDAY, DEC 19

  • Late Night Shopping in Yass Valley: Hosted by Yass Valley Business Chamber at Comur Street, Yass. Pop-up shops and shops on the main street will stay open late. Details.

SATURDAY, DEC 21

  • Free Christmas dinner: Hosted by Yass Vine Church at Vine Church, 11472 Wee Jasper Road, Yass from 6pm. Kids under 12 get a gift. Call 6226 1444.

WEDNESDAY, DEC 25

  • Free Christmas Day lunch: Hosted by Anglican Church at Anglican Church hall, 22 Church Street, Yass from 12pm. Singing. Contact Ken on 6226 1089 or office@yva.church.

TUESDAY, DEC 31

  • New Year's Eve at the Showground: Hosted by Yass Valley SPIN (Supporting People in Need) Foundation at Yass Showground, from 6.30pm. Jumping castle, face painting and laser show.