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What's on in the Gladstone Region - December

With so many events and festivities on this December, it's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas here in the Gladstone Region! 

Jonathan Thurston

Come for an evening with Jonathan Thurston as he reflects on an illustrious career on and off the field. From humble beginnings to rising through the ranks collecting every individual rugby league accolade and team honour, Johnathan Thurston is a once in a generation footballer.

When: Thursday 6th December - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Where: Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre
Cost: Cost varies

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Santos GLNG Mayor's Carols

This year the Santos GLNG Mayor's Carols are bigger and better than ever! There will be fireworks, PIRTEK prizes and Surfing Santa...Plus special guest judge from Australian Idol, Mark Holden. Get your vocal cords ready to sing along and spread the festive cheer!

When: Friday 7th December - 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Where: GPC Marina Main Stage
Cost: Free

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Feast on East Markets

East Shores Precinct will come alive with the Feast on East Markets - welcoming Holland America's MS Noordam, as she docks into the Gladstone Harbour. 

If you're looking for some unique Christmas gifts then then Feast on East Markets have got you covered! With a diverse range of market stalls, tasty food and local entertainment... it's a fun day out for the whole family.

When: Sunday 9th December from 12pm - 9pm 
Where: East Shores Precinct
Cost: Free Entry

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Karen Knowles

Karen Knowles, one of Australia's favourite singers, will return to Gladstone for a special Christmas concert. Join Karen for a wonderful selection of her hits, standards and your favourite Christmas songs as her music moves you into the true spirit of Christmas.

When: Tuesday 11th December - 11:00am. Doors open at 9:30am 
Where: Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre
Cost: $15

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Gladstone Turf Club

Get a group together for a day of racing fun, drinks and delicious food! Book now and secure your table and marquee for the December Family Fun Day. There will be plenty of activities for the kids - jumping castle, guinea pig petting zoo and more. 

When: Saturday 15th December - 11:00am - 9:00pm
Where: Gladstone Turf Club
Cost: General Admission: $13

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Christmas in the City

Oh what fun it is to celebrate Christmas in the City! The Gladstone CBD will burst into life with this free community event. There will be 3 carol services in the GECC theatre with children gift giveaways following each carol service. The street party will open from 3pm - 7pm with lots of fun for the family. 

When: Sunday 16th December - 3:00pm
Where: Lifestyle Church, 53 Goondoon Street Gladstone
Cost: Free

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With so many festive events on in the #GladstoneRegion this December, you're sure to have yourself a merry little Christmas no matter what you do!

Want to see more events? Click here to visit our "What's On" page and view the full list of events coming up in the Gladstone Region!

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