Thank you to everyone who contributed to Christmas 2023 project. Your feedback is valuable and appreciated.

The engagement was promoted via many channels including the City's online Have Your Say page, Community Update, social media, and newsletter articles.

Experience the joy of Christmas and get involved in the festivities.

Each year, Greater Geelong transforms during the Christmas season.

After indulging in the huge range of festive events and experiences across Greater Geelong, we would love you to participate in our online survey below. You could go in the draw for a chance to win one of three $100 gift vouchers.

By sharing your views and ideas, you're helping us evaluate the value of the Christmas program to our local community and plan our future programs.

We also acknowledge not everyone celebrates Christmas. If you don't celebrate Christmas, we would still like to hear from you regarding how we can ensure our diverse and vibrant community feel included in the program, or any other ideas you may like to share. Please share your thoughts below.

How to leave your feedback

Your feedback is important to us, please visit any one or more of the multiple options below to have your say: -

  • Take our online survey. Don't forget, you can always pop back on later after visiting any of the Christmas activities to share additional thoughts. Your ongoing feedback is invaluable to us, and/or
  • Tell us your favourite activity on our Noticeboard below, or
  • If you don't celebrate Christmas, we would still love to hear from you to ensure everyone feels included in our program. Share your thoughts below.

You can request a hard copy by contacting the officer listed in the 'Who's listening' section of this page.

Feedback was sought between 9.00am Saturday 11 November and 5pm Friday 19 January, 2024.

Did you enjoy Christmas in Geelong 2023?

If so, we'd love to hear your feedback. Complete our survey, and you can choose to go in the draw for a chance to win one of three $100 gift cards.

The survey and competition is closed. All winners have been notified.

Thank you for your feedback.

Noticeboard - What was your favourite activity of the Christmas program?

Please note your username and response will be shown publicly.

11 January, 2024

Amber says:

Pet photo with Santa

11 January, 2024

SK says:

Christmas in the gardens was a great hit with my family. The photo booth was loads of fun. We also love the floating tree!

8 January, 2024

laureny says:

Floating Christmas tree, free face painting and reindeer food making for the kids at the Carousel :)

8 January, 2024

Manjil says:

Interactive Floating Xmas Tree dazzles with lights & sounds, letting community control colors between shows for a festive, incl. celebration

4 January, 2024

Nara says:

I hope the Santa Pet Photo in Lara stays forever. It is our tradition to get the photo now.

4 January, 2024

Tiare8 says:

The Floating Christmas Tree is a magical and beautiful thing that only happens once a year in December. Hope it never goes away. 🙏 🥰

4 January, 2024

BPH_Guy says:

I love the floating tree. I hope this tree never goes away - it should remain a holiday season feature of Geelong for generations to come.

3 January, 2024

Dan says:

Floating Christmas Tree is always a favourite for me but hope it’s something different every year!

3 January, 2024

Rk says:

City Hall projections

2 January, 2024

Lee Bethune says:

Kardina Pool open day with Santa - we loved the movie and popcorn event. Also loved fireworks for NYE - awesome family friendly time 9.30pm

18 December, 2023

carly says:

So many activities which was great to choose from. i suggest the window display be better next time. you could even opt for a Myer windows.

18 December, 2023

DS says:

Christmas in the Gardens! What a great event for families, especially with younger children to celebrate Christmas!

Don't celebrate Christmas?

We would still like to hear from you, to ensure our diverse and vibrant community feel included at this time of year.

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