LIGHT UP DAY
Loxton shines brighter then ever on Light Up Day, our town’s biggest party of the year! Immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit as we celebrate the start of the festive season in Loxton’s vibrant Main Street.
Shops will be open ALL DAY for Christmas shopping from 9am to 8.30pm.
There will be lots of fun for the whole family whilst Santa is visiting in the morning from 10am-1pm, and again when he returns after his siesta from 4pm-8pm.
As the sun sets and the anticipation builds, don’t miss the highlight of this iconic event – the FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR at 9pm on the banks of the Murray River, where the sky will come alive with dazzling colors, marking the official start of Loxton’s magical Christmas Lights Festival.
SHOPS OPEN ALL DAY!
Loxton‘s vibrant village-style retail precinct offers a unique shopping experience with the majority of businesses still family-owned or independently run.
We are proudly local and our businesses are firmly focussed on welcoming everyone to our friendly town.
Shops open Saturday 25th November ALL DAY from 9am to 8:30pm!
Sunday trading in December on 3rd, 10th and 17th from 10am-2pm.
Get ready for a truly enchanting experience this Christmas! Santa is coming to Loxton and he’s bringing the magic to his brand new Workshop at 31 East Terrace (scroll down for map).
Enjoy an unforgettable encounter with Santa himself as he personally presents you with a special Christmas gift! And to ensure the memory lasts a lifetime, a professional photographer will be available should you wish to capture the joyous moment.
Light Up Day, Saturday 25th November
31 East Terrace (formerly ANZ Bank)
10am – 1pm – Morning visit
4pm – 8pm – Evening visit
15cm x 10cm – $6 ea
13cm x 18cm – $12 ea
Emailed Digital File – $10 ea
Click here for further details.
Santa will also be visiting Loxton on Sundays in December: 3rd, 10th and 17th from 10am to 2pm each day.
(professional photos will not be available at December visits)
Get ready for one of the most eagerly awaited activities of Light Up Day: the Reindeer Road adventure! Collect a special bag from the Kids Zone, then embark on a fun quest to collect fantastic FREE surprises from the local businesses marked on your map. It’s a treasure hunt of pure Christmas joy that you won’t want to miss.
Kids Zone is located in East Tce median strip, behind the Loxton Sign (scroll down for map)
Collect Reindeer Bags
10am – 1pm
4pm – 8pm
or until stocks last.
The Loxton Library & Visitor Centre is helping to celebrate the festive season on Light Up Day with free story and craft sessions! Embark on an enchanting storytelling journey that ignites your imagination, inspiring the creation of your own one-of-a-kind Christmas Bauble, ready to hang on your tree at home.
25A East Terrace
KIDS ZONE CRAFT & ACTIVITIES
The Kids Zone is full of fun with face painting, amusement rides and free craft activities! Make a pine cone Christmas tree, fill a Christmas bauble or create a beautiful Christmas Angel.
Located in East Tce median strip, behind the Loxton Sign the Kids Zone (scroll down for map) is the place to be:
10am – 1pm
4pm – 8pm
FESTIVE FERRIS WHEEL
Take a ride on the Festive Ferris Wheel right in the middle of town and enjoy spectacular views of the Murray River and surrounds by day, or the magic of Loxton’s Christmas Lights by night.
Murray Street crossover, East Terrace (scroll down for map).
Light Up Day
10am – 10pm
The Ferris Wheel will stay in Loxton after Light Up Day, for the first week of the Christmas Lights Festival:
– Sunday 26th November 10am – 9pm
– Monday 27th November – Friday 1st December 6pm – 10pm
– Saturday 2nd December 10am – 10pm
As the sun starts to set and the stars twinkle, our Twilight Market comes alive with a bustling atmosphere. Explore a curated selection of stalls featuring unique, handcrafted and one-of-a-kind gifts. Find the perfect presents for your loved ones, indulge in a little something special for yourself or simply wander through and enjoy the community atmosphere.
East Terrace central carpark, opposite Koch’s Foodland (scroll down for map)
Stallholders: If you would like to apply for a site, email email@example.com.
MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT AND FIREWORKS!
Gather together with family and friends to enjoy a performance by the Loxton Community Dance Club, then watch the children’s faces light up as they raise their glow sticks high ready to dance and sing along with the talented local JOEY HAENEN and friends. Get ready for a Christmas Show that’s nothing short of awesome!
After the show when the sun sets and the excitement builds, join in as we all count down to launch our BIGGEST FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR ever which sees the sky come alive with an incredible display of colourful explosions, marking the official start of Loxton’s Christmas Lights Festival.
A truly magical night that will lift your spirits and warm your heart with the joy of Christmas!
River end of East Terrace
Fireworks launched at 9pm