Our Partners

Thank you to our Partners for making Carols possible 

A message from Clint Feuerherdt, CEO Transit Systems Group: At Torrens Transit, we pride ourselves in being involved in our communities, supporting opportunities and events where locals can come together and celebrate with their families and friends. We are thrilled to sponsor the Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight in Elder Park, bringing this event to the community for free so that families can continue the tradition. Being an Adelaide resident, this cause struck a chord with me personally and I’m looking forward to attending the carols again this year with my own family.

I encourage you to come along to Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight with family and friends, sing carols together, enjoy live entertainment under the stars and fundraise for a worthy cause. Plus, I also encourage families to catch PT to the event; it’s easy, cost effective and more sustainable.

Clint Feuerherdt, CEO

Transit Systems Group

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Presenting Partners

Come along, spread your picnic rug and join us at the Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight for a night of carols and live entertainment, raising funds for Novita. The community-based disability organisation provides much needed rehabilitation, therapy and support services to thousands of children, young people and adults across the state.

The South Australian Government has proudly been associated with the state’s largest Christmas concert for many years, valuing the community spirit that it fosters.

I encourage you to show your support in any way you can.


Premier of South Australia

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Supporting Partners

A message from the Lord Mayor of Adelaide:

Council continues to be a proud supporting partner of the Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight, located in one of our city’s most beautiful and iconic community spaces, Elder Park. This traditional gathering on the banks of the River Torrens / Karrawirra Parri is a delightful way for family and friends to spend time together to celebrate the festive season, in a city designed for life.

This Christmas, Adelaide is once again filled with magical and joyous experiences for everyone. Victoria Square / Tarntanyangga is even more spectacular this year with the festive event - Christmas Lights, Festive Nights - taking place from 13 to 22 December.

There is so much happening in the city at this time of year and I encourage you to find out the latest community event details, gift guides and festive food ideas at cityofadelaide.com.au/christmas.

Most importantly, Christmas is about spending time with loved ones and giving back to those less fortunate. On behalf of my family and City of Adelaide, I wish you peace, joy and a very Merry Christmas.

Sandy Verschoor


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KFC is proud to sponsor Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight and bring you a finger lickin’ good Christmas. From all of us at the KFC family, have a Merry Chrismas and a Happy New Year.

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Media Partners

Channel 7 Adelaide is the proud broadcaster of Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight.

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Mix102.3 is the official radio partner of the 2019 Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight.

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The joy of Christmas is only surpassed by sharing in this magical time of year with others.

Carols by Candlelight is a wonderful opportunity to come together, take time out from our busy lives and, quite literally, join the chorus of festivities.

As our oldest community carols, over 75 editions, this special event has fostered our state's sense of community and, while a fantastic event for families, has also allowed those who feel lonely at this time of year to join in the Christmas spirit.

The Sunday Mail is all about celebrating our community and increasing connectedness in our state. Every week we strive to inform, advocate and inspire South Australians and champion successes just like Carols by Candlelight. We are honoured to be involved with this long-standing event and hope for generations to come, it will remain an integral part of the festive season.

From all of us at the Sunday Mail, we wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season.

Jessica Leo-Kelton

Sunday Mail Editor

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Girl About Town is a full-service Communications agency that continues to raise the bar and set industry standards. Founder and Director, Maree Stoubos, has harnessed a decade of experience in the global PR, fashion, lifestyle and beauty industries to curate the boutique agency, which has quickly become one of Australia’s most recognised PR powerhouses. With offices in Adelaide and an impressive local and international reach, Girl About Town specialises in public relations, events, social media, marketing, digital marketing, activations, styling, copy writing, videography, photography, graphic design, branding, content creation and more.

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Event Partners

Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight supports Novita. A folded note contribution upon entry will support kids living with disability achieve their goals. Your support will ensure, this Christmas, Novita can continue to provide Lucy and the thousands of kids just like her reach for the stars and reach their maximum potential – and live the best quality life.

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Smiling Samoyed Brewer, a family run and family friendly business based 60 kilometres south of Adelaide, is delighted to be part of the 2019 Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight.

Founded by owner brewers Simon Dunstone and Kate Henning in 2013, the brewery has developed a reputation for excellent beers – being thrice awarded Most Outstanding Beer in Show at the Royal Adelaide Beer and Cider Awards.

Smiling Samoyed has something to please every taste, from a crisp and clean golden ale to the latest trends in seasonal releases.

Smiling Samoyed’s beers can be found at great venues around South Australia and, of course, at their own brewery bar. The family and dog friendly brewery bar is co-located with the brewery and is open for lunch every day of the year except Christmas Day.

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jennie bell ink is Adelaide’s most exciting marketing & events house and has been designing and delivering successful events for 15 years, including the highlight on their events calendar - Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight.

jennie bell ink has been awarded a wide range of events in South Australia including Gala Balls, large outdoor festivals, corporate dinners, conferences and exhibitions.

Regardless of the nature of the event, all of jennie bell ink’s events involve attention to detail, exceptional organisational skills, seamless branding, creative flair and a commitment to excellent service.

Events are a way of life for the team at jennie bell ink… they love what they do and it shows!

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Nexstage is proud to supply staging services to Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight.

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T-bone Productions is proud to supply website development services to Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight.

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Telstra is proud to support Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight

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As a South Australian Family owned company we pride ourselves in being a community minded organisation.

We are proud to be the beverage sponsors of this year’s Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight.

We encourage Families and friends to come along and enjoy the entertainment and help fundraise for a good cause.

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The Mayfair Hotel is proud to be the official hotel partner for this year’s Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight, supporting fundraising efforts for Novita. Situated in the very heart of Adelaide, the luxurious 5-Star Mayfair Hotel is the perfect city location to entertain and be entertained. Offering 170 beautifully-appointed rooms, contemporary dining, a vibrant rooftop bar and multiple event spaces. How special to be part of the 75th edition of the city’s most renowned carols and bring together our South Australian community.

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Seppeltsfield Road Distillers are proud to bring the Christmas spirit to Torrens Transit Carols By Candlelight as the South Australian Gin Partner for 2019.

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Longview is a family owned, single vineyard, wine-tourism destination in the picturesque Adelaide Hills.

Offering award winning wines, delectable dining, sought after wedding and event spaces with an array of deluxe four-star accommodation.

Proud Wine Sponsors of the 75th Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight.

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SA Power Networks is proud to be on ground during Torrens Transit Carols by Candlelight.

We empower the SA community everyday as a leader in delivering energy services that customers value.

We’re a key player in South Australia’s energy industry as the state’s sole electricity distributor. Put simply; we build, maintain and upgrade the poles, wires and substations that deliver power to around 860,000 customers.

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