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Thursday 30 November 2017

Xmas Lights

More than 1,750m of lights and over 12,000 bulbs will illuminate Queensland’s historic Government House and gardens for the annual public Christmas Lights display.

The grounds will be open to the public each night from 7-8pm from the 8th to the 17th of December 2017.

Entry is free. 

Due to its increasing popularity, the number of nights the estate grounds are open for the Christmas Lights display has doubled from five nights in 2016, to 10 nights this year.

Entry is via the Service Gate at 168 Fernberg Road, Paddington (pedestrian access only, there is no onsite parking), and Gavel Vice-Regal Dog will make an appearance each evening.

Last year over 18,000 people visited Fernberg – the official residence of the Queensland Governor since 1910 – including on Open Days, and on guided school and tour groups.