It can be the most magical time of the year, with decorations up, twinkling lights, lavish feasts and people feeling merry, get involved with these fun ways to celebrate Christmas in Ipswich.
St Nicholas Precinct
Ipswich City Council once again brings you the St Nicholas Precinct.
Expect amazing photo worthy moments again with this beautiful display in the redeveloped Ipswich mall.
St Nicholas Precinct will run from December 8 to 17 from 6.30pm-9.30pm and is free to enter. Plus you don’t need to book a ticket!
Gather your family and friends to experience the lights, live entertainment and festive food.
Festive flavoured ice ceam
UB’s Milk Bar will transform their restaurant with Christmas decorations and will once again be offering festive flavours.
Get a candy cane or Christmas pudding flavoured ice cream during December and while you’re there try out the new burger menu!
Christmas themed escape room
Seraphim Escape Rooms have a great holiday activity, a Christmas themed escape that the young and old can enjoy.
Perfect for small groups or families wanting something different to do in the lead up to or after Christmas!
Get your shopping done at a market or boutique
Every year in the lead up to Christmas there’s a few special markets offering a great way to buy gifts!
There’s also a selection of beautiful boutique shops around the Ipswich CBD and some even in the country areas stocking beautiful artisan products.
There’s a number of Christmas events coming up including carols, shows, carnivals and more.
Enjoy a delicious Christmas lunch
Some of Ipswich’s best restaurants are opening up for special Christmas Day lunches.
You can book the family in for a hassle free lunch – without any dishes to do!
See the best Christmas lights
Every year houses and businesses in Ipswich enter the annual Christmas lights competition and every year there’s some houses that look simply amazing. Voting for people’s choice begins on December 1 and winners will be announced after voting ends on December 5.