Santa coming to town….by train!


Kickstart the festive season at Riverlink Shopping Centre with Santa, Mrs Claus and a sack-full of Christmas characters, all aboard the Santa Express arriving at Riverlink platform on Saturday, 19 November for fun and excitement at the shopping centre!

Santa’s making a list, he’s checking it twice.. and he’s coming to Riverlink on a steam train!

With Christmas fast approaching, Santa Claus, Mrs Claus and a few of their friends intend to make their visit to North Ipswich a memorable one for everyone who is there.

Santa’s arrival at Riverlink will also begin the ‘Photos with Santa’ sessions for Christmas 2016.

When Santa arrives he will be available for photos with kids of all ages until 4pm. Then, from the 21 November to 26 November and the 28 November to the 4 December, Santa’s photo opportunities will be 10am to 2pm – except for Thursday late night trading when photos will also be available from 3pm to 7pm).

Closer to Christmas will be even better with photos available 10am to 4pm from 5 December right through to the 23 December, again with the exemption of Thursday late night trading when photos will also be available to be taken from 5pm to 8pm.

Want a photo with a furry friend? No problem! This option will be available on 20 November from 9am to 4pm. Additionally, special needs Santa photos will also be available on the 27 November from 9am to 4pm.

Bookings are essential for both of these sessions, so please call 3294 5500 to reserve your spot.

Christmas at Riverlink isn’t just about Santa, as important as that is to kids, while shopping for your loved ones why not win something for yourself? By spending a total of $30 in specialty stores or $60 at any major retailer, you are eligible to win a $6,000 holiday, or one of ten $100 Riverlink gift cards!

Simply take your receipts to the hostess booth near Best & Less or the Centre Management Office for an entry. But you need to get in quick; the competition runs from 9am on 1 December until 2pm on Christmas Eve.

Terms and conditions can be found at

Keep up to date with all the Christmas and school holiday activities at Riverlink on their website, also on Facebook

There’s also special deals on Facebook for all your Christmas shopping, plus more.