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October 18, 2021

Christmas Eve Carnival

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Head to Bangalow on Christmas Eve 5pm-9pm to enjoy a night of fabulous entertainment, including: The Circus Arts School trapeze show, fire twirlers, stilt walkers, smooth Christmas tunes performed by Rhydian Lewis, the nail biting show by The Space Cowboy, balloons, face painting, carnival rides at the school, the ever-popular Samba Blisstas.

Of course Santa, Mrs Claus and their elves will be making an appearance!

There will also be many food stalls to tantalise your tastebuds, so come and enjoy this family friendly event held in the main street of Bangalow on the night before Christmas!

Pippa Vickery, events co-ordinator, Bangalow Carnival


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