THE Shellharbour community will be dazzled by the Carols by Candlelight on Friday, December 13.
Performances to entertain the family will run throughout the show on at Reddall Reserve, Lake Illawarra.
This year's event will include the talents of Illawarra-based artists, The Music Makers.
Initiated as a Disability Trust group, The Music Makers are renowned for their inspirational shows at charity events.
"Our Carols by Candlelight event is a wonderful way to celebrate the diversity of our community and to connect with friends and family at this time of year," Mayor Marianne Saliba said.
"It is always an exciting way to bring in the festive season and enjoy the talents of the many performers."
Entertainment at the event starts at 5.30pm.
The official welcome activities will be held at 6.15pm and carols will start from 6.30pm.
The show will end with a fireworks display at 8.30pm.
Carols by Candlelight will be previewed with performances at Stockland Shellharbour at 11am and noon this Saturday [December 7] and 6pm and 7pm [Thursday, December 12].