Christmas in Sandgate

Christmas in Sandgate is proudly presented by the Sandgate & Districts Chamber of Commerce in partnership with local businesses providing festive activities and events leading up to Christmas.

Watch our video from Jingle all the Bay 2019

Christmas Lights Competition ~ 22 November to 24 December

The local businesses will be competing for the ‘Best Christmas Lights Display’. Come and see the heart of Sandgate from dusk and view the amazing lights in the business windows.

‘Experience Sandgate’ Christmas Raffle ~ 22 November to 6 December

3x lucky winners will receive a mix of $300 worth of vouchers to use at the businesses in Sandgate Town Centre. 

Raffle tickets are $2ea or 3for$5. They can be purchased at 2 Mad Sisters on the corner of 3rd Ave and Brighton Road, Sandgate and at the Jingle All The Bay event held on Friday 6 December. 

The raffle winners will be drawn 8.30pm on Friday 6 December. The funds raised will contribute to the event Jingle All The Bay and a portion will be donated to the Rural Fire Service Queensland. 

Jingle All The Bay

Date:            Friday 6 December 2019
Time:           6pm to 9pm
Location:    Bowser Parade, along Brighton Road to Burnett Place

Jingle All The Bay transforms Sandgate Town Centre into a hype of free festive fun with:
– The iconic Christmas Street Parade
– Hundreds of markets and boutiques open along the street
– Santa Claus and photo opportunity on Bowser Parade
– Delicious food stalls, cafes, pubs and bars along the street
– Stages of entertainment showcasing live music, dancers and local groups
– An amazing ‘Winter Wonderland’ on 4th Avenue to explore
– Kids Workshops including Christmas decorations and Letters to Santa
– Huge amusements including a Train Ride and Animal Farm.

Event Program
6pm The Christmas Street Party and Entertainment commences
7pm Christmas Street Parade from the round-a-bout to 5th Avenue
9pm The Christmas Street Party concludes but you can party on at the…
Full Moon Hotel Unofficial After Party, Mr Henderson’s, The Cardigan Bar or the Sandgate Post Office Hotel


ATTENTION: Businesses of Sandgate & surrounds

Thank you to all the businesses that are busy making plans for the community for Christmas in Sandgate. It’s not too late to get involved so please contact us via:

Stallholder Applications

Applications for food and market vendors have now CLOSED.

Stall Holder Terms & Conditions.


The Christmas Parade is the highlight of the Jingle all the Bay event marking the arrival of Santa.

Businesses and Community Groups are invited to create a float that promotes themselves with a Christmas twist. Floats can be anything from decorated vehicles to dressed up walking groups.  

Click here to apply.


The Sandgate & Districts Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit incorporated association made up of business people who volunteer their time to promote and support the local businesses and community. This is achieved by hosting events that generate visitation to the area and rely on support and sponsorship from other like-minded businesses.

If you would like to find out more about aligning your business with the Sandgate & District’s Chamber of Commerce events please send an enquiry to