Get in the Christmas Holiday Spirit at Luna Park Sydney!

This Christmas Santa is flying in on his sleigh to bring the holiday magic to Luna Park Sydney. Are you ready to celebrate?

From Thursday 1 December to Saturday 24 December 2022, come down to Luna Park Sydney to experience UNLIMITED rides, incredible Christmas-themed entertainment perfect for the whole family, festive treats and even get an iconic photo with Santa Claus against the picturesque Sydney Harbour.


Luna Park Sydney is THE destination for your Christmas photos this summer for SO many reasons:

  • Best location EVER - Your photo will be in front of ICONIC Sydney Harbour (definitely a truly amazing background, perfect for sharing socially and saving as a printed family keepsake)
  • Pooches welcome – You can’t miss out on having your fur family member join in on the family memory-making! While pets aren’t able to visit Luna Park Sydney, they are welcome on the picturesque boardwalk for the perfect harbour-side Santa photo! We can’t wait to meet them!
  • Summer Santa – No suits here! Make this a classic Aussie memory with Santa dressed perfectly for the festive season
  • Why not make a day out of it? – Sure! Why not just pop down and visit us for the perfect Christmas picture? There’s no need to purchase tickets to Luna Park Sydney to get your Santa photo! Join us on the Harbour and make the most of our perfect location. But, visiting the Park is certainly a bonus if you chose - you can make a day out of heading to the Park and experience unlimited rides from just $34 a ticket**.
  • There’s no booking required – Luna Park Sydney is open everyday of December, and Santa Photos will be available every day from the 1st to 24th December - so come down when it suits you, but just remember there are limited sessions, so best to arrive early to avoid disappointment. 
  • Santa Photo Daily Session Times (35min per session… Santa needs to rest his smile!)
    • 11am
    • 12.10pm
    • 1.20pm
    • 2.30pm
  •  Save your memories – with every Santa photo taken at Luna Park Sydney, you will receive your memories as both printed and digital keepsakes! No matter which of our packages you select, your magical memories will come in a beautiful keepsake album AND be emailed to you digitally on the spot! Perfect for sharing socially (#lunaparksydney) or sharing with friends and family directly!

*Please note advertised photo sessions may not go ahead as planned due to inclement weather conditions or at the discretion of management. 

**Dynamic variable pricing applies


When at Luna Park during December you’re sure to feel festive… and so should your tastebuds!

Helter Skelter will be offering roast turkey legs from December 1 through to 24 – iconic, festive and perfect for enjoying while having a great day out.

Hungry Horse has all your premium savoury treats sorted – it will feel like Christmas lunch has come early!

·         Roast turkey and brie sub featuring cranberry sauce, stuffing and gravy 

·         Red and green nachos

·         Summer Christmas prawn cocktail tacos with mango salsa

Really treat yourself with a sweet delight at Hungry Horse Express and Gelato Bar with a Gingerbread latte, mint choc hot chocolate, Christmas tree brownie, Christmas doughnuts and even Gingerbread men! There’s so much on offer you’ll be keen to come back throughout your day for more festive delights. 


Christmas brings out cheer and merriment everywhere – so to experience the performances and dancers of Luna Park Sydney during this time of celebration is truly exceptional and memorable! With Lunabob and Lunabelle dressed in their Christmas best, and dancers primed to perfection – all are ready to perform throughout the day… and of course there’s a parade! Be sure to check the screens in Park for the performance times throughout your visit. 

Showtime Schedule

Sing the Season with Chris and Carol

11:00am, 12:30pm, and 2:00pm on the Showtime Stage

Meet the Stars

Freckle and Speckle at 11:00am on the Sun & Moon Stage

Lunabob and Belle at 1:15pm on the Sun & Moon Stage and 12:00pm and 2:30pm on the Showtime Stage

Christmas Procession

Travelling from Coney Island to the Face at 3:45pm


*Please note advertised shows and meet & greets may not go ahead as planned due to inclement weather conditions or at the discretion of management. 

Santa Photos FAQs

How much are the photos?

Jingle Bells Pack: $40.00

1x Digital Photo emailed 

1x 6x8 photo including photo folder 

Meet & Greet with Santa


Jingle All The Way Pack: $55.00

1x Digital Photo emailed

1x 6x8 photo including photo folder

2x 4x6 photos 

Meet & Greet with Santa

1x 1 Hand painted Frame (Retail price $9.95)


When are Santa photos?

Officially the best Santa Photos in Sydney, as voted by Santa himself! Santa Photos are taken on the iconic and picturesque boardwalk along Sydney Harbour, next to Luna Park Sydney. We’ve got the perfect background, an amazing set up and of course


Can I bring my pet?

Yes, you can! Pets are welcome for Santa Photos on the boardwalk, however are not allowed inside Luna Park Sydney. Please understand that Pets are the responsibility of their owners while on site, and management discretion strictly applies.


How many people can be in the photo?

We have the perfect set up for Santa photos! Come as a group, family or even individually. Our team will ensure that there’s space for all your crew and your shot is perfect. If there are large groups we can’t all fit in frame, we will work with you for the best outcome possible to secure your magic memories with Santa.


Do I need to purchase a Luna Park ticket?

No need to purchase a ticket to Luna Park Sydney to partake in the Christmas Photo offering, but if you want to experience unlimited rides before and after snapping your shot you can secure a pass from just $34.


Do I have to book ahead?

No not at all – it’s a busy time of year, so pop past when you can and be sure to get your pic snapped with Santa. Please take note of session times and durations, and be sure to arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Santa Photos will operate from 1 to 24 December on the Luna Park Sydney Boardwalk. Contingencies have been made for wet weather and other potential impacts, but please appreciate that management discretion applies in making allowances for any impact to session days and times, including but not limited to potential impacts such as weather and staffing.