Carols By Candlelight This Weekend!

Friday, 10 Dec 2021

Carols By Candlelight This Weekend! Griffith residents will lift their voices in song together this Saturday, 11 December when the Carols by Candlelight 2021 is held in Memorial Park.

Curated by local music teacher Matt Segraves, Carols by Candlelight will feature all your favourite local musicians with a set list designed to delight the crowd.

Event Organiser Julie Andreazza is encouraging locals and visitors to bring the whole family along, and enjoy the festive sprit in beautiful surroundings.

“I am thrilled that we will be holding this event again, especially after the trying year everyone has had,” Mrs Andreazza said.

“Matt has worked very hard behind the scenes to put together this incredible program and I know everyone will have a wonderful time with family and friends, in a very picturesque and festive environment.”

Performers include the Marian Catholic College Band, Romina Tappi, Teneeka Andreazza, Jock Lander, Bonnie Brown, Megan Balind, Chris Tomlin, Lauren Daigle, Jenny Ellis, Ruben Sebastian, James Walsh, the Lake Wyangan Choir, Lilly Harris, Lillie Duxbury, Laura Tarbit, Lara Calabria, and Ben Ceccato.

Matty Wray from Hit99.7 will be hosting this year's Carols by Candlelight.

Attendees will be entertained by local acts, a visit by Santa and food and drinks available from Peeches Coffee, BBQ from Rotary Club Griffith Avanti, as well as Mrs Whippy.

The winners of the Griffith City Council Star Shopper Campaign will be announced, with more than 10,000 entries in the draw to win a $500 voucher or one of five $100 vouchers.

Those attending the 2021 Carols by Candlelight are encouraged to bring chairs or a picnic rug as seating is not provided. 

“While restrictions have eased, the event is being run in accordance with the NSW Health Public Order,” said Mrs Andreazza.

“Attendees must be COVID-19 double vaccinated to attend, children under 16 years who are unvaccinated must be accompanied by a vaccinated adult. Please have your certificate ready upon check in – we understand that this is disappointing for some, but it is essential that the event is run in accordance with current restrictions.”

Council’s Christmas Working Group Chair, Dino Zappacosta said, he was glad to see Carols would be held in Memorial Park.

“With all of the extra fairy lights in trees along Banna Avenue and added lights in Memorial Park, it’s going to be a magical experience,” he said.

Carols by Candlelight 2021 will be held in Memorial Park Tomorrow, Saturday 11 December from 6.30pm.

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