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Credit Union SA has been a proud major sponsor of the Credit Union Christmas Pageant since 1996, as part of our strong commitment to the South Australian community.

Established in 1933, the Pageant is an iconic Adelaide event, and now features around 170 amazing floats, with bands, dancers, clowns and of course, Father Christmas himself.

The upcoming 2017 Credit Union Christmas Pageant will be held on Saturday 18 November.

Pageant Route

The Credit Union Christmas Pageant starts at the corner of King William Street and South Terrace in Adelaide. Credit Union SA staff and their families will enthusiastically participate on floats, as well as act as clowns and banner walkers for the Pageant.

The Pageant will make its way through the city through the city from 9:30 am, with Father Christmas arriving on North Terrace at about 11:30 am.

Route map download 

Television broadcasts and online streaming

If you are not going to the Pageant you can still watch the event on television or stream live on 9Now.

Broadcast times

South Australia

Channel 9 Adelaide, Saturday 18 November, 10:30am - 12:30pm (ACDT) and repeated 7:00pm - 9:00pm (ACDT)

Australia Wide (including South Australia)

9Gem, Saturday 9 December, 10:00am - 12:00pm (local in each state and territory)

Christmas Day repeat

Channel 9 Adelaide, Monday 25 December, 9:00am - 11:00am (ACDT)

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Pageant DVDs

Each year, the Credit Union Christmas Pageant spreads its magic through the streets of Adelaide. You can relive every magical moment with a copy of the official DVD featuring the entire Channel 9 telecast plus bonus features.

All prices include postage and handling within Australia. For international postage please contact the Credit Union Christmas Pageant Team on 8244 6211.

Limited stock of the DVD is also available from our branches.

Keep up to date

For more information, visit Credit Union Christmas Pageant and follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest photos and information.

Please note, each of our branches will be closed on Saturday 18 November for the Credit Union Christmas Pageant. Our Member Contact Centre will continue to be available for enquiries  please call (08) 8202 7777 between 9:00am and 12:00pm. 

Christmas Pageant Launch - Stardust Castle

Credit Union Christmas Pageant Launch - Stardust Castle

Christmas Pageant Launch - Toy Truck

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To maximise the effectiveness of our Social Responsibility program we always choose to support SA organisations helping their communities through a local or an education focus.

Originally established by SA teachers nearly 60 years ago, we’ve been providing banking services to education workers ever since.

Credit Union SA is a proud supporter of St John’s Youth Services, which strives to improve the lives of the most disadvantaged young people in our community.

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