Christmas and New Year's Eve on Hamilton Island

This year Hamilton Island’s Summer Festival will be jam packed full of fun for the whole family. The annual festival always adds that something special to the entire Festive Season. The festival runs from midway December through to the middle of January to coincide with the school holidays.

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve beach picnic will take place on the beach at Beach Pavilion. Join in the fun and enjoy casual takeaway options and refreshments. Plus a visit from Santa and fireworks.

Christmas Day

Santa will be visiting different parts of the island across Christmas Day. See below his itinerary:

  • 7.30am - 8.00am: Santa and Elves will visit Sails, Pool Terrace and Resort Centre
  • 8.35am – 9.15am: Santa and Elves will be at Front Street.
  • 10.00am - 2.00pm: Santa will be based at the Reef View Hotel, Resort Centre, Main Pool and Sails

New Year's Eve

Join us at Beach Pavilion for kids funzone and family friendly fireworks show over the beach from 8.30pm.

Our New Year's Eve Party will have you listening to classic hits and modern pop. Front Street will come alive with music from 10.00pm onwards our guest band "Vegas Please" will take to the stage at the Marina Tavern Forecourt. Plus our midnight fireworks show.