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What's on in the inner west: Celebrate Christmas 2021

There's so much to do in the inner west this Christmas. Picture: Shutterstock
There's so much to do in the inner west this Christmas. Picture: Shutterstock

Another year has flown by, can you believe Christmas is just around the corner?

Whether you prefer to celebrate in a more traditional way or are looking for something quirky- there's so much to do around the inner west this festive season.

Keep checking back as we will be adding more festive events to this list in the lead-up to Christmas.

Markets​

Hopsters Co-op Brewery Christmas Market

Enmore

Hopsters Taproom is becoming a festive market with gifts, treats, curiosities and gallery displays from local inner west makers. Find out more.

  • Sunday, December 12, 10am - 3pm
  • Hopsters Co-op Brewery, 198 Enmore Road, Enmore

Flour Mill Market Christmas Special

Summer Hill

Get excited! The Flour Mill Markets Summer Hill will return after a long hiatus on December 19 with their annual Christmas market. You'll find fantastic food, amazing produce and artisan products from local makers and creators.

  • Sunday, December 19, 9am-1pm
  • Flour Mill Markets, 18 Flour Mill Way, Summer Hill

Classic carols

Carols in the graveyard

Newtown

Bring a rug, a picnic spread and some friends and enjoy listening to some classic Christmas carols performed by a live band in the iconic Camperdown graveyard. Find out more.

  • Sunday, December 12, from 3pm
  • Newtown Erskineville Anglican Church, 189 Church Street, Newtown
CHRISTMAS CHEER: After being cancelled last year, the popular Carols on Norton event in Leichhardt is back this year. Picture: Facebook/ Carols on Norton

CHRISTMAS CHEER: After being cancelled last year, the popular Carols on Norton event in Leichhardt is back this year. Picture: Facebook/ Carols on Norton

Carols on Norton

Leichhardt

The Leichhardt Espresso Chorus's free annual Christmas concert featuring both traditional and new music is back. Bring your family, your friends, your voices and a picnic, and come celebrate the season. Find out more.

  • Sunday, December 19, from 7pm
  • Pioneers Memorial Park, Norton Street, Leichhardt

Carols with a twist

Santa Claus is coming to (New)Town

Newtown

Christmas fun without the kids in tow (this is an 18+ event). A Christmas concert featuring all your favourite Christmas songs sung by an all-star cast of Sydney singers. Certain to banish any Scrooge inside you and spread the Christmas cheer. Find out more.

  • Wednesday, December 22, from 6pm
  • The Vanguard, 42 King Street, Newtown

Carols in the Brewery

St Peters

Celebrate all things Australian about Christmas at this special Christmas in the Brewery event at Willie The Boatman. See local singers and musicians perform your favourite Aussie Christmas tunes and meet Santa who will be there with lollies for the kids. Find out more.

  • Tuesday, 21 December, 5pm - 9pm
  • Willie The Boatman, 75 Mary Street, St Peters

Festive arts and crafts

Collage card making

Marrickville

Bored of the shop bought Christmas cards? Put your own spin on your cards this year by joining this fun collage card making class. Join artist Aaron McGarry in making unique and environmentally-friendly custom cards or tags for your friends and family. Find out more.

  • Sunday, December 12, 10am-12pm
  • Reverse Garbage, 8/142 Addison Road, Marrickville

Recycled paper crafts

Marrickville

In this free festive recycled paper crafts workshop local artist Gemma McKenzie-Booth will teach you how to make your own handmade recycled paper as well as creative ways to make festive decorations, gift tags and wrapping by reusing papers and other left-over and natural materials. Find out more.

  • Tuesday, December 14, 6pm-8pm
  • Marrickville Library and Pavilion, Patyegarang Place, 313 Marrickville Road, Marrickville

Christmas gift making workshop

Marrickville

Running out of time to fit in all your Christmas shopping? Let the kids take care of it at Reverse Garbage with this gift making class for kids and teens. Whether it's a pencil tin, earrings or an earring holder, a bookmark or a keyring, or a tote bag or library book, everyone is bound to love it! Find out more.

  • Tuesday & Thursday, December 21 & 23, 10am-4:30pm
  • Reverse Garbage, 8/142 Addison Road, Marrickville

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