A large crowd turned out to watch as the lights on Casino's new community Christmas tree were officially turned on. After Richmond Valley mayor Ernie Bennett officially flicked the switch families, young and old, lined up to have their photos taken around the 6m high tree. Photo Janelle McLennan / Richmond River Express Examiner
A large crowd turned out to watch as the lights on Casino's new community Christmas tree were officially turned on. After Richmond Valley mayor Ernie Bennett officially flicked the switch families, young and old, lined up to have their photos taken around the 6m high tree. Photo Janelle McLennan / Richmond River Express Examiner Janelle McLennan

Casino streets light up for Christmas Party fun

The streets of Casino are set to become a Christmas wonderland on December 3 when the fourth annual Christmas Tree Lightup and Street Party is held. The ever-popular fireworks make a return, and will be followed by an open air cinema featuring the family comedy Arthur Christmas. Santa will visit, and there will be a variety of activities, including; market stalls, face painting, rides, carollers, competitions, Pooches on Parade, Men's Shed kids' workshop, art display, and free dog microchipping. The Richmond Valley Council supported event runs from 6pm-9pm in the CBD.    



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