Christmas Festival 2017
St Gerard’s Christmas Festival 2017 will start with the turning on of the lights on Friday 1 December.
The festival runs each evening until 23 December. In addition to the massive lights display, there will be the Coffee Shop and BBQ selling light meals, drinks and icecreams. Santa photos are available from 7.00pm (to approx. 8.00pm), starting on 2 December.
There will be free musical entertainment each evening, usually starting at 7.30pm.
Entertainment Schedule 2017 may be viewed by clicking the link.
St Gerard’s Gift Shop had a huge display of Christmas stock, including nativities, angels, snow globes, musical toys and other giftware.
Outdoor Christmas Vigil Mass
The high point of the Festival is the the outdoor Christmas Vigil Mass with a live Gospel pageant including crib and animals (donkey, sheep and camels). Carols start at 6.00pm with the Mass following at 6.30pm.