Christmas in Lane Cove – All You Need to Know

ITC loves Christmas, and we have the rundown on all the things you need for this festive season.

Where Do You Buy Fresh Christmas Trees?

Who does not love the waft of fresh pine needles in their house? A live Christmas Tree is a lovely addition to any home.  Christmas Trees are still on sale around Lane Cove, and the Scouts will be selling Christmas Trees at Bunnings on 18 December – Read More Here.

Carols by Candlelight

Cullen Street Park will be filled with singing as the Metropolitan Baptist church celebrates Christmas. There will be Christmas Carols and refreshments – Sunday 19 December 6.00 – 7.30 pm.
Note- In the event of wet weather, this event will be held in the St Andrew’s church building in Lane Cove. 



Carols at the Canopy  – NOTE CANCELLED DUE TO COVID19


Lane Cove Decorated Houses – Christmas Lights Comp

The annual Lane Cove Christmas Lights competition is back, find out more here.

Check out our interactive map here.


Even Santa & his elves are ready to explore a new centre of town at North Sydney’s newest urban living destination, @stleonardssquare, as they get set to visit on Saturday 18 December from 10 am–2 pm! Fun for the whole family, you’ll be able to meet & take a selfie with Santa and enjoy FREE Face Painting & Balloon Twisting by his very clever elves.

With a range of delicious dining options, it will also be the perfect opportunity to have a bite to eat and browse the boutique retail set amongst leafy laneways. The best part? They have convenient two hours free parking daily and are still located in the Lane Cove council area.
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Catering, Turkeys/Ham and Champers

If you would like someone to do the cooking for you over this festive season, check out the list of caterers in our Business Directory.

If you need some advice on what drinks to buy this festive season, Porter’s Liquor Northwood has some great advice, free home delivery, and glasses.

Make sure you put your turkey and ham order in asap with some of the wonderful butchers listed in our Business Directory.

How to Dispose of Your Real Christmas Tree?

Drop your fresh Christmas tree at the Lane Cove Council Depot, Lloyd Rees Drive, Lane Cove West – the spot is located just opposite the Lane Cove Scout Hall – do not dispose of in front of the depot.

Conditions: This service is provided for Christmas trees only. Only one tree per household. No additional green waste will be accepted. Proof of residency required. Please do not leave trees at the Depot or dump them in and around the Depot fence.

Last year we took our tree and the neighbour’s tree with us – so ask your neighbours or friends if they want to dispose of their tree with you.

Christmas Church Services

We have put together a list of all the Church Services in Lane Cove here.

Christmas Gift Guides

ITC has launched our Christmas Gift Guides.  This year, we ask you to pledge to shop local and help support our businesses that did it tough during the lockdown.
We have put together a special Lane Cove Christmas Section on our website, and we would love you to check it out.
You can check out our Christmas section here

Where to Give this Christmas

We have put together a list of local charities who are looking for donations this Christmas – read more here.

More Information

Keep checking In the Cove for more Lane Cove Christmas Information. We will be publishing a list of businesses that will be open over the Christmas period.

Is there anything we have missed? If so, let us know, and we will find the information for you.

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