The Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer or an artificial tree of similar appearance, originating in Northern Europe.
A number of figures are associated with Christmas and the seasonal giving of gifts. Among these are Father Christmas, also known as Santa Claus.
The traditional greeting reads 'wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year,' much like that of the first commercial Christmas card, produced by Sir Henry Cole in London in 1843.
An annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.
The first recorded date of Christmas being celebrated on Dec. 25 was in 336, during the time of the Roman Emperor Constantine. It is now a public holiday in many parts of the world.
We invite you to come and enjoy the warm weather over Christmas lunch with us. Harbord Diggers will be open for coffee and cakes from 9am - 11:30am. Walk-in guests will be allowed to enter the club during the day to sit on the Ocean Terrace, however, our Express Menu will not be available.
HistoryThe viewing of the Nativity play is one of the oldest Christmas traditions, with the first reenactment of the Nativity of Jesus taking place in A.D. 1223.