Yass Valley Community late night shopping and Christmas parade


Registrations open for the Yass Valley late night shopping, markets, and Christmas parade!

Celebrate Christmas in the Yass Valley this festive season by bringing your family and friends down to Comur Street, Yass on Thursday, 14 December for the Yass Valley Community late night shopping and Christmas parade.

Director Corporate and Community, Lynette Safranek is calling on the community to get involved by registering to participate in the community parade or to hold a market stall.

“The parade and markets are one of the biggest events of the year for Yass Valley, it is a fantastic way to bring our community together and encourage them to shop locally and support our small businesses this Christmas,” Ms Safranek said.

“All Community Groups and organisations, emergency services, businesses, schools, and individuals from across Yass Valley are invited to participate.”

There will also be another chance to stock up on last-minute Christmas gifts at the late-night shopping and markets being held on Thursday, 21 December 2023.

To register, please click on the application forms below.
Register for a market stall(PDF, 1MB)  
Register to participate in the parade(PDF, 94KB)

Sponsorship opportunities: 
Get into the festive spirit this year by becoming a partner in our annual Christmas parade.
The Christmas Parade which is held every year brings people into Yass for this spectacular event.
The Christmas Parade provides a unique opportunity for you to promote your local business and continue to support the community.
As a supporting partner, you will be recognised as a supporting partner of the Christmas Parade and you will have your brand represented across all marketing and promotional materials.

For more information on Sponsorship packages, please click here.(PDF, 409KB)

Current Expressions of Interest

Bands or Musicians: We are looking for a band, musicians or solo artists to lead the community Christmas parade this year. If this is something that you or your group would be interested in, please reach out to Council's event coordinator Robyn Zwar at rzwar@yass.nsw.gov.au

Community Volunteers: We are also looking community volunteers and community groups to assist with the planning of the event as well as set up and pack down on the day. If you or your group would like to volunteer your time, please email Lynette Safranek at lsafranek@yass.nsw.gov.au.