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St Nicholas Precinct

8 December, 2023 - 17 December, 2023

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St Nicholas Precinct

Celebrate the wonder of Christmas as the revitalised urban heart of Ipswich dazzles with a spectacular lighting installation along with live entertainment, festive food and market stalls.

 In partnership with Ipswich Festivals, the Nicholas Street Precinct will again transform into an experiential atmosphere of lights, colour and magical moments. Gather your family and friends to experience live entertainment, festive food and market stalls. Entry is free. It truly is the most wonderful time of the year!

There will be markets and food trucks from 5.00pm, and the lights display will be active from 6.30pm.

But wait, that’s not all!!! Joining in on the goodness of the season, the Nicholas Street Precinct restaurants and specialty shops are offering a range of special offers to help you celebrate. Offers are valid from 1 – 23 December, or at the discretion of participating outlets.

  • Sushi Hyo – Purchase a Bento lunch or dinner special and receive a free can of soft drink
  • Gelatissimo – Receive branded merchandise for free with your gelato purchase
  • That Dumpling Place – Spend over $50 and receive a choice of free spring rolls or salad
  • Stellarossa – Every lunch or dinner order over $50 receives a serve of free fries
  • Bun Bun Bao – Buy any combo and receive a free Vietnamese ice coffee or a skewer of 3 meatballs
  • Zambrero – Spend over $25 and receive a free side of corn chips
  • TerryWhite Chemmart – Follow clues on social media and find the Elf on the shelf to win a toy; and enter the colouring competition to win a $20 voucher and a small toy
  • Ulli’s New Age Rockz – Christmas gift offers from $10

St Nicholas Precinct

When: 8 – 17 December, 6.30pm – 9.30pm

Where: Nicholas Street Precinct

Cost: Free event

Find out more here


Nicholas Street Precinct
Nicholas Street
Ipswich, Qld Australia
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