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Block party proves a hit

Mark Jocumsen (helping santa throw candy) at Christmas block party at Highfields.
Mark Jocumsen (helping santa throw candy) at Christmas block party at Highfields. Nev Madsen

THE Christmas spirit was well and truly alive in Highfields on friday night at the Highfields Christmas Block Party.

 

Hundreds of Highfields residents gathered at the Highfields Village Shopping Centre to enjoy the huge array of events on offer.

Children hung from a giant climbing wall towering over the car park.

Below, Santa took to the stage where he showered the crowd with candy as people wandered through market stalls and food stands.

This was the fifth year The Highfields Christmas Block Party has been held.

Each year the not-for-profit event is organised by the Highfields North-Eastern Downs Lions Club and proudly supported by the retailers of the Highfields Village Shopping Centre and Heritage Bank.

Riley Taylor on the bull ride. Christmas block party at Highfields.
Riley Taylor on the bull ride. Christmas block party at Highfields. Nev Madsen


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