Myer 2020 Hobart Christmas Pageant

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This year's 40th Anniversary City of Hobart MYER Christmas Pageant will be held on Saturday 14 November 2020 to celebrate the beginning of the festive season in the City of Hobart.

Last year’s event attracted 70 entries and involved over 2 500 participants from a diverse range of community, school, sporting clubs and charity groups.

The running theme last year was bees, butterflies, flowers, upcycle and recycle, including a number of new and exciting entries.

The pageant featured special parade guests King Julien and the Penguins from Madagascar as well as Prada’s Priscilla from Sydney and local performers from the musicals Madagascar and Mamma Mia!

We also had Sue the unicorn, Rufus the donkey and their baby Dufus visiting from the Taste of Tasmania.

The Poseidon Adventure, Wheelie Bin Orchestra, the Tasmanian Junior Bee Keepers, vintage fire trucks and the Tasmanian Lighthorse – all helped usher the festive season.

Thank you

The City of Hobart would like to thank everyone who helped make the Myer 2019 Hobart Christmas Pageant a great success.

We express our sincere gratitude to Myer – our Principal Sponsor, event’s media partners, local businesses, emergency and transport services, including Tasmania Police, Ambulance Tasmania, Tasmania Fire Service, Tasmania State Emergency Service, Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart Private Hospital, Firesafe Equipment, Metro Tasmania, Tasmania’s Own Redline Coaches, Red Decker Company and Tasmanian Lighthorse.

A special thank you to Naomi Marantelli who lent her creative expertise to at least 16 of the 66 floats in this year’s parade. And of course, thank you to our super Santa who has been bringing joy and magic to the event every year.

This wonderful community Christmas celebration would not have been possible without your support. 

2019 Winners

Big thanks and congrats to everyone who took part in 2019, with an extra-big round of applause for the winning floats:

Best Overall Entry - Dragon Abreast Tasmania Hobart
Runner up - Tasmanian Junior Beekeepers/bee literate Tasmania
Best Community Entry - Philippine Australia Community of Tasmania Inc
R/U Tasmania Fire Service Museum
Best School Entry - Fairview Primary School
R/U Dominic College
Best Costume - Jin-Gang-Dhyana Incorporated
R/U Nepali Society of Tasmania
Best Dance Entry - Hobart Dance Academy
R/U Musical Theatre Crew
Best Children’s Entry – Tasmanian Junior Beekeepers/Bee Literate Tasmania
R/U Scouts Tasmania
Best Band Entry – Derwent Valley Concert Band Inc
R/U Australian Army Band Tasmania
Best Business Entry – Unions Tasmania
R/U Bicycle Network Tasmania
Best New Entry – Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child
R/U The Thai Housewives of Tasmania
Lord Mayor's Award - Tamil Association of Tasmania
Special Mention - Wheelie Bin Orchestra

2019 Image gallery

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When

  • Saturday, 16 November 2019 | 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Location

60 Collins street, Hobart 7000  View Map

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