Christmas Launch and Turning on the Lights

Bring the whole family and witness the magic of Christmas as we deck the streets with festive cheer, a family fun zone will be bursting with activity - the young and young at heart can enjoy free face painting, family entertainment and music and best of all Santa will be popping by to see all the girls and boys!

Smile its Christmas event details can be found here.

Jingle on the Bell event details can be found here.

12 Days of Giveaways

Shop in the CBD of Dubbo or Wellington between Thursday 13 and Monday 24 December and the CBD Elf could be tapping you on the shoulder to give you a voucher to shop in store! Visit any of these participating CBD businesses during the 12 Days of Giveaways between 10am and 12 midday for your chance to receive a gift voucher valued at $50 or more from the CBD Elf. See the list of participating businesses to find out where to shop.

Decorate your shop front!

Deck your shopfronts with Smile. it’s Christmas or Jingle on the Bell stickers for your chance to win a slice of $3,500! Businesses throughout Dubbo and Wellingtons CBDs are invited to decorate their shopfronts from Monday 19 November

Stay tuned for how to register...

Horse and Carriage Rides

Take a break from the Christmas shopping and relax on a free ride throughout the Dubbo CBD in a horse-drawn carriage. Admire the flags that adorn Macquarie street and appreciate the members of our community who make it great - as not all superheroes wear capes. As you trot down the road, look to the left and the right, Christmas surrounds you in every store window. Rides depart from the Reindeer Rotunda (Cnr Macquarie and Church streets) every 10 minutes or so Monday - Friday, 10am - 12pm Wellington Rides departing Friday 7th December at the Jingle on the Bell Community Christmas Party and on Saturday 22nd December from 10-12 midday thanks to RB Carriage Hire.

Gift Wrapping Station


Visit the cool and comfortable gift wrapping station between Thursday 13 and Monday 24 December at Newcastle Permanent on the corner of Macquarie and Wingewarra streets between 10am and 2pm. For a gold coin donation, you can have your gifts wrapped by volunteers from local charities while you rest and relax between shops. Your donations support the organisations that support our community.

 

Looking for more detail? Email the Ignite Team to find out more!!!