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Meet the mum-of-five bringing Christmas cheer to 50,000 Australians.

For most of us, Christmas is a time for frantically rushing around, buying presents and trying to figure out exactly how we’re going to carve the hulking leg of ham that appeared in the fridge at some point during the month.

But for Sydney parents Jade and Joshua Evans, it’s all about ensuring the 50,000-plus people attending their annual Christmas spectacular have an unforgettable experience.

Launching last year, The Sydney Santa Spectacular is about as close to Santa’s Workshop (and all its magical glory) as you can get.

There’s a 15-metre charity Christmas tree, an open-air ice-skating rink, toboggan slides, a double-decker carousel, an elf craft corner, roaming carolers, 1000 handmade wreaths, 12 custom-made Christmas huts, and just about everything else Christmas-related that you can imagine. 

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Jade, Joshua and three of their four kids. Source: provided.

"Family is very much at the centre of the event," Jade told Mamamia days ahead of the event's opening.

"As a mother myself, it's something we really think about, and we really try to get it right."

But if bringing their yuletide vision to life wasn't enough, Jade is also 35 weeks pregnant with the couple's fifth child.

"It's been a bit hot setting up," Jade admitted, laughing. But for the 31-year-old, it's clear that the project is truly a labour of love.

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Jade, Joshua and three of their four kids. Source: provided.
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Inspired by similar events throughout Europe and the US, Jade and Joshua wanted to create a Winter Wonderland experience Down Under.

But importantly, Jade explained, it had to be affordable.

"If you go to an event these days sometimes you pay $60 for parking and $20 to get in and $10 for each ride, and $20 for food and drinks and it can really add up and be out of reach for some families. But here, as a mum-of-four, I am the customer. So we wanted to have a ticket that includes everything."

And for $36 a pop, the Sydney-based event organisers are definitely delivering.

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Jade and Joshua's twin daughters. Source: provided.
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But perhaps one of the most important messages the couple are imparting on visitors and their own kids - Austin, 11, Ava 10 and twins Willow and Faith, 4 - is the spirit of giving.

Encouraging families to donate presents to kids spending the holiday season at Camp Quality and the Westmead and Randwick Children’s Hospitals, Jade admits the cause is one that's close to her and Joshua's heart.

"My oldest son had an accident and was in the hospital for about 12 months and it was obviously very scary and hard to go through, and so as soon as we started doing the event I wanted to give something back, and show the kids that it's important to give back," Jade explains.

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Jade, Joshua and three of their four kids. Source: provided.

"Sometimes kids can be more interested in what they're getting rather than what the whole day is about," Jade said.

"But I think through it all that we've really learnt as a family is, one how to decorate a tree, but also what Christmas is really all about."

The Sydney Santa Spectacular runs from 9 to 27 December. Tickets and further information is available here