An early taste of Christmas in the piazza

PACKED FOR SANTA: Myrtleford’s piazza was abuzz with carols, people and the man in red himself on Saturday night when a new sound and lighting system attracted one of the biggest crowds in the Christmas celebration’s history. PHOTO: Julie Luxford

A PACKED piazza with all the Christmas trimmings greeted Santa when he arrived at the Myrtleford Carols on Saturday night.

Organisers say the crowd was one of the biggest on record – a new sound system proving a huge hit with everyone.

Emcee Kym Goodman said it was a special evening.

“We had families – young kids through to grandparents and so many people took the chance to dress-up for the occasion,” she said.

“There was just a great Christmas spirit.

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