Visit Christmas in Canberra and help save little lives

Experience Canberra’s very own Christmas extravaganza this year and help Red Nose save little lives.

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Experience Canberra's Christmas Extravaganza

With lots of family fun for everyone, the Canberra Miniature Railway will tomorrow be turned into a Christmas spectacular, with miniature railway rides, a spectacular light

show, visits with Santa, and loads of live entertainment.

Red Nose’s festive and not-to-be missed Christmas Lights will also be on display at the miniature railway.

Kids can also have fun in the giant train-themed jumping castle and slide, and don’t forget to visit Santa in his new Christmas grotto!

Christmas in Canberra is an important event for the local community, which helps save little lives each year, by raising funds for Red Nose.

These funds in turn help Red Nose support local families by providing counselling and support to those impacted by the death of an infant or child, and by providing safe
sleeping education to parents and health professionals. Funds also support lifesaving and vital research into sudden and unexpected death in infancy, including SIDS and stillbirth.

Red Nose Fundraising Manager Kylie Kidd said the support from the Canberra community each year was invaluable. “Christmas can be a distressing time of year for families who have lost a child, and the support from the Canberra community at this time is so appreciated,” she said.

“Visiting Christmas in Canberra is great fun for the whole family, and it’s also a great opportunity to support a fantastic cause at this time of year.”

Ms Kidd thanked the Canberra Miniature Railway, event organisers and Red Nose volunteers for all their work in creating a magical Christmas extravaganza.

“A lot of work goes into these events, and I’d like to thank all those who have created such a magical Christmas extravaganza for the visitors”.

Visitors to Christmas in Canberra can support Red Nose through a gold coin donation for parking, giving a donation or buying merchandise from Red Nose volunteers at
the extravaganza.

A percentage of ticket sales will also be donated to Red Nose.

Christmas in Canberra is being held over nine evenings in December: 7th, 8th, 9th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd; and is open from 5pm to 10pm each night.

Tickets are $15 each online or $20 at the gate if not sold out. Entry includes unlimited train rides, live on-stage entertainment, jumping castle and slide, and Christmas
light displays.

For more information on entertainment and to purchase tickets online, visit

The Canberra Miniature Railway is located at the southern end of Jerrabomberra Ave in Symonston.