Maleny Christmas Carnival isn't completely branded yet. It is held once a year, just before Christmas, and celebrates the local lively community, closes Maleny's main street and turns the Maple street into a bazaar of local gourmet, small circus, market venue and Christmas celebration event. As from the organisers Facebook page: The Maleny Christmas Carnival is a signature event of Maleny Commerce. Held each year on a Friday evening near the start of December, the event serves as a celebration for the community and a fundraiser. - Our little ones enjoy it the most.