Find out more about our Christmas activities 2020

Published on 16 November 2020

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Jingle & jam to Maribyrnong 12 days of Christmas e-Carol

Let’s get caroling the COVID normal way! Our popular, local singer and song writer Rebecca Barnard and friends have written the first Maribyrnong 12 days of Christmas e-Carol and we’re inviting choirs, schools, traders, families (and everyone in between) to record themselves singing our jingle, send it in, and we’ll cut it together to make the best music video Santa’s ever seen.

But wait, there’s more! What’s a jingle without a jam? We’ll also share some dance moves to accompany the Maribyrnong 12 days of Christmas e-Carol so choristers can bop to the moves which will form part of the music video.

Our version of the 12 days of Christmas also aims to turn the spotlight on our local traders and business centres providing another opportunity to share the festive spirit with them.

To get started all you have to do is:

  1. Visit www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/festivalcity

  2. Learn the words and dance moves to Maribyrnong 12 days of Christmas e-Carol

  3. Record yourself/ group singing and dancing, or playing an instrument

  4. Send in your video via the drop link on www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/festivalcity before entries close on Tuesday 1 December.

We’ll release the edited version in time for Christmas!

Santa and Sirens – send in a festive selfie to win a visit from Santa! 

‘Tis the season to be jolly and we want you to share your festive spirit with everyone in our City! Join our photo competition to win a visit from Santa by sending in a festive spirit selfie via www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/festivalcity

There’ll be nine winners drawn, one from each of our suburbs, and Santa will arrive at their homes on a vintage fire truck - bringing good cheer as he travels through the neighbourhood streets with bells ringing.

The competition is made possible with the help of the Fire Services Museum and is open to all residents in our City. Entries close Tuesday 1 December.

To join in the fun all you have to do is:

  1. Take your most festive spirit selfie ever

  2. Visit www.maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/festivalcity and follow the links to the competition

  3. Complete the entry form and check the terms and conditions to upload your photo*

  4. Sit tight to hear if you’re the winner of a visit from Santa! **

 

*Entrants U18 must provide contact details of a guardian as part of their submission.

**COVID-safe plans will be in place for the Santa visits taking place from 14 – 18 December.

 

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