Christmas in the Mall

Date:      Thursday 1 December 2022Time:      5.00pm - 10.00pmVenue: Macquarie Mall, Macquarie Street, Liverpool

7.30pm -  7.45pm - Christmas Tree Lighting

Experience the Mall come to life with lights, colour and festive cheer for one magical night!

Meet Santa and his elves and watch the Christmas Tree lighting!

Enjoy all the best traditions of the Christmas season including carollers, treats, arts and crafts workshops and activities the whole family can enjoy.

Buy a homemade gift at the Christmas markets and enjoy a Christmas themed treat while supporting our local artisans and makers.

The event will kick-off the festive season with the lighting of our Christmas tree in Macquarie Mall, and light installations adorning Macquarie Street to spread some cheer in the heart of Liverpool.

It's a great chance to come together and celebrate.

Everything is free (except for purchases at Christmas Markets and food stalls)

  • Santa Claus Photo Meet and Greet
  • Mrs Claus Storytime Sessions
  • Giveaway - Mini Christmas Plaster Painting Pack
  • Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony - 7.30pm
  • Movie screening - The Grinch - 7.45pm start
  • Free Fairy Floss and Popcorn (while stocks last)
  • Light Installations
  • Entertainment -  live entertainment from 5pm with all your favourite Christmas tunes including St Lukes Choir and carollers with all your festive cheer
  • Gingerbread Decorating
  • Christmas Craft Workshops
  • Letters to Santa
  • Face Painting
  • Balloon Twisting
Cruise through our Christmas markets and nab yourself a treat or a cool stocking filler or another addition for under the tree. From handmade jewellery and candles to succulents and soap, there will be all sorts of festive goodies
Adorned by XenaQuality handmade scrunchies fluffier and bigger than the average scrunchie. We also sell our large and mini hair claws that hold up all different hair types.
Accessorised by SarahScrunchies, earrings, keyring, dog bandanas and bows
Bee Sweet by BCQSouth American sweets, cookies, desserts and cakes in jars
Birdy + BellDried and preserved arrangements, dried and preserved wreaths, artificial wreaths, fresh flowers
Prices $35-$250+
BrechaChristmas Musical Lanterns - $60-$100
Candles $10-$40
Earrings $10-$20
Novelty Signs $10-$60
Clocks $20-$165
Scented Oils  $15
Statues $15-$160
Colby's Cupboard Barkery TreatsCookies for dogs, Chick'n'Chippies, Pupcorn, Pup Pies, Pupperoni Pizzas, Puptini Broth Cups
Jassel and CoFocusing on all things kids! Toys, feeding sets, silicone toys, educational kits, fidget pop its, hair accessories and much more.
Kari FoundationMerchandise, Kids t-shirts, Ladies dresses, Men's t-shirts and singlets, Towels, Backpacks, Footballs
Kindle Candle CreationsIndividually hand poured, scented soy wax candles
Little Miss AugustUnique handmade macrame
Pot hanger $30
Wall hangings $10-$120
Keyrings $10-$20
Car diffusers $10
Rainbow hanger $50-$80
Moon hangers $45
Flower hanger $75
Bags $60
Bunting $35
Merry & BrightAll year round Christmas and Seasonal decor store.
Ornaments, lights-ups, decorations, stocking holders and more - making your Christmas Merry & Bright!
Michelles Plaster PaintingTake home plaster painting packs $2-$25
Mini Murray and Me I'm a resin artist specialising in painting the ocean on a chopping board. As well as resin homewares. Everything is handmade by me.
Moore Candle Co.Soy Candles $18-$30
Soy Melts $12-$24
Reed Diffusers $28
Bath and Body Products $14-20
Tealight Burners $35
Electric Burners $55
Fizzy Bath Art $12
Laundry Crystals $18
My DimiGreek and seasonal products including Christmas decorations
Marinated Olives $5
Different types of Greek pasta $5.50
Pasta for Pastitsio $3
Kyknos crushed/diced tomatoes/ketchup $4
Kyknos tomato paste/pizza sauce $5
Greek honey $15
Spoon dessert in 4 different flavours (traditional dessert with fruits in their syrup) $7.50
Submarine dessert (a small spoon of it that you dive it in a glass of water $7.50
Caprice Papadopoulou chocolate biscuits/snacks $8.50
Herbs (oregano, mountain tea, linden tea) $6
Salt (250g) $3.50
Greek towel paper $7
Frappe mixer with Aussie electrical outlet $40
Christmas decorations $15-60
Sundara JewelsWe sell sterling silver and 14-18k gold plated dainty jewellery. 
We also sell a small selection of hair claw clips. 
Sundara Jewels strives for affordability, so that every woman can feel beautiful in their jewels.
Susie's Succulent PlantsSucculent plants in decoration $7-$40
Low Maintenance plants such as Aloe Vera $4-$20
Jade plants $6-10
Yucca $10
Anomieum $5-$10
Tibetan HouseCrystal Tumble Stones $5-$10
Crystal Balls $20-$150
Crystal Points $15-$200
Geo's  $5-$200
Crystal Bottles  $69
Crystal Necklaces $15-$25
Crystal Trees $35
Candles $10-$25
Tarot Cards $15
Oracle Cards $20
Incense $2-$4
Sage Smudge Sticks  $10-$20
Palo Santo Sticks $15
Bracelets $15
Buddah and Ganesh Statues $25
Crystal Hearts $20-$200
Diffusers $69-$89
Essential Oils $6-$15
Trendy ToysIron on patches, Pins, Bubbles, Plus Toys, Glow Toys
Wildflower Hair AccessoriesScrunchies (variety of colours/materials) $5
Christmas bow clips $3
Lucky dip (random hair accessories) $2
Headbands (variety of colours/materials)  $5
Calico drawstring bags (variety of sizes) $5-$10
ZavaehWith around 20-30 styles of sunglasses/bluelight glasses and colours of sunglasses on display with new stock ready to go - we've got sunglasses for every vibe.
Cruise through our Christmas markets and nab yourself a treat or a cool stocking filler or another addition for under the tree. From handmade jewellery and candles to succulents and soap, there will be all sorts of festive goodies
Bona FidesLocal restaurant
Bun Me BaguetteVietnamese street food
Cannoli RushVanilla Slice $6 each
Custard Logs $6 each
Fruit Flans $6 each
Carpe DiemLocal cafe and restaurant offering BBQ options for Christmas in the Mall
Casanova CafeLocal cafe restaurant flipping burgers and other options for Christmas in the Mall
Dollop and DrizzlesAssorted Milk Cakes
Echo CafeLocal Cafe
Falafel KaddourFalafel, hot chips, fresh lemonade
Kryo CookieGelato Sandwiches, Gelato, Cake Cups
Liverpool NutritionColourful refreshing sugar free teas
MochiricSydney's chewist mochi donuts
Mr SeafoodLocal seafood takeaway
Piccolo EventsMobile Coffee Push Cart
Sticky BakesMedjool Sticky Date Puddings with Butterscotch Sauce and Ice Cream $12.00
Butterscotch Cookies $6.00
Ugly J's Food TruckKorean cheesy corn, curly corn ribs, Fugly fries, Ganga burgers, exclusive Dragon's Breath
Check out these performers and things to do across different stages and areas at the following times:
5pm-5.30pmSt Luke's Choir
5.15pm-6.30pmMadeline De Leon
5.30pm-6.30pmCantabile Ladies Trio
6.35pm-7.20pmHarley Ruha
7.25pm-7.35pmMoorebank Air League March
7.35pm-7.45pmChristmas Tree Lighting
7.45pm-9.15pmScreening of The Grinch (2018)

Event Map

Is this an 18+ event?

This is an all-ages event.

Is Christmas in the Mall free entry?

This is a free event.

Where is it located?

Christmas in the Mall is located at Macquarie Mall opposite Liverpool Westfields and Liverpool Plaza.

Address: Macquarie Street Liverpool 2170.

What time does the event begin?

Gates open at 5pm and the event finishes at 10pm.

The Sensory Friendly Session will commence from 3.30pm to 4.30pm.

Will the Liverpool Plaza and Liverpool Westfields be open during the event?

Liverpool Westfields will be open, for more information please see the Westfields website here.

Liverpool Plaza will be open, for more information please visit their website here.

Is this event COVID-safe?

Yes, this is a COVID safe event. We expect attendees and vendors to adhere to existing COVID-19 guidelines.

In the lead-up to the event, Council will continue to work closely with NSW Health and local authorities to ensure the event complies with COVID-19 restrictions in place at the time. This might mean the event will be subject to capacity limitatations, and you may be required to provide your COVID-19 digital certificate as a condition of entry. Council will make this information available via our social media channels.

For vendors: Compliance with COVID-19 guidelines is mandatory for all participating vendors.

Each participating vendor is required to be registered as a COVID-safe business. Please do not attend the event if;

  • you are showing symptoms or feeling unwell
  • you have recently been in contact with a confirmed Covid case and have been ordered to self isolate.

Is there parking? / How do I get there?

There will be ample parking available near Macquarie Mall. We also encourage attendees to walk to site or use public transport. Please see details:

Liverpool Plaza Carpark – on-site. Free parking for 1.5 hours.

Bathurst Street Carpark – approx. 2 min. walk to site. Free after 6pm.

Warren Serviceway – approx. 5 min walk to site

Bus Routes - Interline Bus Service

Closest Train Station- Liverpool Station –followed by an approximate 8-minute walk to event site

Is there disabled access / parking at this event?

Accessible parking is available onsite please follow the traffic controllers and show your accessibility sticker upon arrival.

Email to discuss your requirements with one of the event staff.

Will I be searched upon entry?

For safety reasons, Council staff, event crew and security reserve the right to check your bags upon entry. Please check our ‘prohibited items’ list below to ensure you are aware of what not to bring to the event.

Can we bring our own food?

You sure can, but why would you? There will be plenty of tasty and affordable food options on the evening. Food items will be priced to be family friendly.

Are there vegan / vegetarian / gluten free options?

There will be plenty of food options that cater for every dietary requirement.

Can we bring our own alcohol?

This is an alcoholic free event any alcohol brought onto site will be confiscated and authorities can be notified.

Can I smoke at the event?

No smoking will be permitted at the event.

Can I bring in Eskies / BBQs / Shade Structures?

For safety reasons, you are unable to bring your own esky / barbeque or shade structure. There will be plenty of seating available. We encourage attendees to bring their own picnic blankets & pillows.

What items are prohibited?

Items prohibited at Christmas in the Mall include:

  • Alcohol and illicit substances of any kind;
  • Glass bottles, glassware or breakable containers;
  • Eskies, barbeques or shade structures;
  • Weapons of any kind, including any item that can be used as a projectile;
  • Knives or Scissors;
  • Fireworks, sparklers or flares;
  • Laser pointers;
  • Drones or any other remote-controlled device;
  • Bicycles, scooters, skateboards or skates;
  • Animals (excluding service animals);
  • Cameras and recording devices for commercial use (unless approved by Council); and
  • Other items deemed by security, police or event coordinators as having potential to cause injury or public nuisance.

Can I take photos / film at the event?

Photos can be taken for personal use. We encourage attendees to submit a photo at the event to Council’s Instagram using the hashtag #LoveLivo.

Professional photography (including the use of tripods for safety reasons) will not be permitted on the night without prior consent from Liverpool City Council’s Communications team.

Contact Rachel de Bear, Liverpool City Council Communications Officer, if you have any queries –

Will stallholders accept cash?

All stallholders will have EFTPOS facilities.

Are there ATMs on site?

No ATMs will be at the event site. If you require an ATM please head to Liverpool Plaza or Liverpool Westfields where they have them located in the shopping centre.

What happens if it rains?

The show must go on! If weather conditions become extreme and pose risk to attendees, performers and crew, the event may be cancelled. Notification will be provided via Council’s social media channels.

Media accreditation?

Media are requested to contact Rachel de Bear, Liverpool City Council Communications Officer, to receive accreditation to photograph, film or run interviews at the event

Can I apply to be a stallholder?

Stallholder applications are open until close of business 11 November 2022 click here to apply. If you have any questions, please contact the Events team at

Who can I contact if I have any further questions?

You can drop a line to the Events team at