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Unfortunately Lights of Christmas won’t be back this year.

Thank you Sydney for your support, we know you’re as disappointed as we are.

Stay safe and Happy Christmas!

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St Mary’s Cathedral Square,
College Street, Sydney

Thursday 10 December to 25 December 2020

8.30pm-11:00pm Light show. 

ENTRY via William Street, (the site will be fenced this year) and electronic registration will be required upon entry.

Accessible entry via Cathedral St (Cook & Phillip park.)

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Covid Guidelines

Lights of Christmas will look a little different this year, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic we’ve had to make some adjustments to the event to meet with NSW Department of Health guidelines.


-Enter via the designated gate on William Street

-Electronically register (QR code) upon arrival

-Exit via College Street gate

-Practice good hygiene

-Stay home if you are unwell

We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding and appreciate you working with us to do the right thing by our audience, guests, sponsors and staff.

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Parking and Transport

The closest parking stations to St Mary’s Cathedral are;

DOMAIN Parking St Mary’s Road (located adjacent to St Mary’s Cathedral) Parking available from $14.00 after 4.00pm weekdays and from $15.00 Saturday – Sunday.

ENACON Parking 2 Cathedral Street (under St Mary’s Cathedral Square) Evening flat rate (after 5pm) of $13.00 Weekend flat rate of $13.00.

If you are travelling to St Mary’s Cathedral via public transport visit NSW Transport  or plan your trip using the Transport NSW Trip Planner or call 131 500.

And don’t forget to enter via the designated gate on William Street.

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Food and Drink

Unfortunately due to restrictions surrounding public events this year, we are unable to accommodate food vendors.

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What happens if it rains?

Lights of Christmas is an all-weather outdoor event.

The show will go on! – projections will proceed except in the instance that the weather poses a safety threat to patrons, staff or performers.

If wet weather is forecast we strongly recommend you come prepared with weather-appropriate gear.

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Charity Partner

For the third year, Lights of Christmas has partnered with St Vincent’s Hospital to raise funds for one of Sydney’s oldest and most respected medical institutions.  Lights of Christmas provides a platform for the public to support this year’s fundraising project.

“St Vincent’s is thankful to be the Charity Partner of Lights of Christmas for the third year.  The support of the community allows us to continue developing our services in regional NSW.”
Dr Nicholas Babidge, Clinical Director, Mental Health St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney

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