Saturday 12 November 2022 National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant
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Win a spot to play alongside James Morrison in the National Pharmacies Brass Band!
To honour our 90th anniversary, the National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant will start with a new float celebrating 90 years, surrounded by a 90-person National Pharmacies Brass Band selected, directed and led by legendary jazz musician James Morrison.
National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant back on the streets for 90th year!
Saturday 12 November will mark the 90th year of the National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant with the beloved event returning to the streets of Adelaide for the first time since the pandemic began.
Relive the magic!
We are thrilled to launch our extended Pageant at Home experience, with the 89th National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant now available to watch anytime on our YouTube channel.
Our favourite parts of the 2021 National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant:
Australia's Home of Christmas
Since 1933, the National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant has grown to become one of Australia's most cherished events, celebrated every November with the support of National Pharmacies and the South Australian Tourism Commission's events arm, Events South Australia.
As the Southern Hemisphere's largest public parade, it marks the official welcoming of Father Christmas to Australia, with the man in red greeted by well over 325,000 excited parade-goers in 2019 waving their favourite floats by from behind the 'Blue Honour Line'.
National Pharmacies Christmas Pageant
National Pharmacies is the title sponsor of the Christmas Pageant, and a proud South Australian organisation. Since opening its first dispensary in Adelaide in 1911, National Pharmacies has expanded to 51 pharmacies across South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales, and 20 Optical Stores in South Australia and is proud to partner with the event to continue captivating generations of Australian children.
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