East Sunbury Cricket Club brings back Christmas spirit

Brian as Santa, Hayley Green as Elsa with Georgia Taggert and Winter. Pic Marco De Luca

East Sunbury Cricket Club is aiming to bring some Christmas spirit to Sunbury on Saturday by hosting its first twilight Christmas fair.

Rides, Santa visits and photos, cookie decorating, music, live entertainment and christmas gift stalls will be among the festivities at the club’s Christmas-themed fundraiser.

Elsa from Disney movie Frozen will meet and greet children, and there’ll also be a photobooth, Christmas raffle, Spin ‘n Win prizes, showbags and plenty of food and drink on offer.

Fair co-ordinator Susan Allen said she felt the Christmas atmosphere had been missing from Sunbury in recent years.

“Sunbury doesn’t have many big fundraisers,” Ms Allen said.

She said the town had houses decorated in Christmas lights and a great carols event, but the atmosphere of wandering around and engaging in festivity, like can be seen at European Christmas markets, was missing.

Ms Allen said the club wanted to see children playing and having fun in the lead-up to Christmas, while fundraising to support the sport.

“We’re really wanting to bring Christmas back to Sunbury.”

East Sunbury Twilight Christmas Fair will take place at Sunbury’s John McMahon Reserve on Saturday, December 16, from 4-10pm.