2023 Onkaparinga Christmas Pageant

Next date: Sunday, 19 November 2023 | 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

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Experience the magic of Christmas at Christies Beach as the 2023 Onkaparinga Christmas Pageant ascends upon Beach Road and Christmas in the Park returns to Rotary Park. 

Join us for an unforgettable experience where festive celebrations and cherished traditions bring together the community to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season. 

The pageant will start on the corner of Hunt Crescent and Beach Road, Christies Beach.

Set yourself up along Beach Road, before 10am to watch the procession of marching bands, dance groups, sporting clubs, community groups and businesses before Santa makes his appearance. Santa will be waving to the crowd as he travels towards Rotary Park where the excitement continues with Christmas in the Park.

Pageant participants - Applications closed

Applications to participate in this year's Onkaparinga Christmas Pageant have now closed.
Our Pageant participants are looking forward to showcasing their floats, dance routines and musical talents to our Onkaparinga community.
If you would like to go on our communication list to be part of the event in 2024, please email us at events@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au

Christmas in the Park

Opening at 10am, this family focused event continues the celebration of the holiday season with plenty for the family to do following the historic pageant. After having a photo with Santa, the kids can write him a letter and post it in Santa’s very own letter box. Why not stay and enjoy some of the delicious food that will be available before kick starting your Christmas shopping in our Christmas Market!

Stallholder - Applications OPEN

Are you a talented crafter, artisan or a festive foodie? This is your chance to showcase your skills and products. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be part of our merry celebrations. 

Apply now

Sausage Sizzle fundraising opportunity - Registrations now OPEN

If you're a community group registered within City of Onkaparinga, then please register your interest to provide our fundraising BBQ as part of our Christmas in the Park celebrations. Make sure you check our terms and conditions(PDF, 380KB)  to ensure you're eligible before applying. 

Apply now

Win a ride with SANTA!! 

Would your child like the chance to ride with Santa at the 2023 City of Onkaparinga Christmas Pageant? Share their best Christmas Cracker joke for the chance to sit along side Santa during our Christmas Pageant.

Check out the terms and conditions,(PDF, 90KB)  then fill out an entry form.

Good luck and we can't wait to read your entry! 

Apply now



  • Sunday, 19 November 2023 | 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM


Beach Road, Christies Beach, 5165, View Map

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