Frequently Asked Questions about Light Up Windsor

Below are answers to some of the most common questions we get asked. If you have a question that isn’t answered below, please email

Where is Light Up Windsor?

Light Up Windsor is located in the heart of Windsor, Windsor Mall to George Street.

An hour and half drive, 57 kms north west of Sydney, via the M2 Motorway, Old Windsor Road and Windsor Road.

Thirty minutes drive, 22kms north of Penrith via the Castlereagh or Londonderry Roads.

An hour and half drive, 89kms from Lithgow via Bells Line of Road.

How long has Light Up Windsor been running?

Light Up Windsor has been running since 2018.

Who runs Light Up Windsor?

Light Up Windsor is hosted by the Hawkesbury City Council Events Team.

How many people attend Light Up Windsor?

Light Up Windsor typically has in excess of 12,000 people in attendance at the event.

What time does the event start

Light Up Windsor will be held on Saturday 2 December 2023. The event starts at 5pm.

Are there ATM Facilities?

Stallholders may accept both cash and eftpos. There are ATM facilities available in the main street of George Street, Windsor.

Can I bring my pet to Light Up Windsor?

All pets must be on a lead.

Is there parking at the event?

Designated parking for Light Up Windsor is at Governor Phillip Park.

When is the official lighting of the Christmas Tree?

The official lighting of the Christmas tree will be at 9pm on Saturday 2 December in Windsor Mall.

Is there food available at the event?

Yes, food can be bought from the local restaurant's and cafes in Windsor.

Hawkesbury City Council Child Safety Policy.

We are working across the organisation to implement the 10 Child Safe Standards. The Standards provide a framework and give clear guidance to create cultures, adopt strategies and act to put the interests of children and young people first.

Council is committed to the safety of all children and young people, paying particular attention to the needs of Aboriginal children, children living with a disability and children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

You can view the policy here

Notice of photography/filming

Please note, that by entering this Hawkesbury City Council event, you are entering an area where photography, video and audio recording may occur for the purposes of promotion of the event.

To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be identified using full names or personal information without written approval from the photographed subject, parent or legal guardian.

Should you wish not to be photographed or recorded on video, please notify one of the event photographers, videographers, or staff.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.