Festive | Christmas

Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la, la la la la..

Here we show the events and activities on in Melbourne over the festive season.

In 2016, Christmas Day is on Sunday 25th December 2016, Boxing Day on Monday 26th December 2016 and a public holiday on Tuesday 27th December 2016 for Christmas Day that falls on a Sunday.

Also see Christmas Carols | Decorations & Trees.

Merry Christmas Melbourne

Happy New Year

 Carols by Candlelight® | Vision Australia Carols by Candlelight® | Vision Australia
When: 24th of December 2017
Sunday 24th December 2017 Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight is a Melbourne institution held at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl. Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight You are invited to celebrate the magic of Christmas with song at the 2016 Vision Australia’s Carols Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne | Sidney Myer Music Bowl

 Christmas Lights Melbourne Christmas Lights Melbourne
When: 1st of December 2017 To 31st of December 2017
December is that special time of the year when everyone wants to know where the best Christmas light displays are in Melbourne? The 2017 Melbourne Christmas Lights Guide will help you and your family plan to see all of Melbourne's best Christmas Light displays. Pack the ki Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne

 CWA Christmas Cooking Fair 2017 CWA Christmas Cooking Fair 2017
When: 2nd of December 2017
Country Women's Association of Victoria Inc. CHRISTMAS COOKING FAIR 3 Lansell Road, Toorak Devonshire Teas Christmas Treats demonstrations 10am and 12 noon Raffle drawn 2pm - great prizes Christmas Puddings and Cakes, Mince Pies and Shortbread Other stalls with a Chr Read more..

View Profile | Toorak

 Ivanhoe Boulevard Lights 2017 Ivanhoe Boulevard Lights 2017
When: 9th of December 2017 To 31st of December 2017
The Boulevard in Ivanhoe is one of Melbourne’s biggest and brightest Christmas lights displays. Walk down the famous Boulevard to see the lights displays and performances. There really is nothing else like it! Since the 1950s, residents have decorated their houses, garde Read more..

View Profile | Ivanhoe

 Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal 2017 Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal 2017
When: 13th of November 2017 To 24th of December 2017
The Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal is the nation’s largest Christmas gift appeal and an annual tradition for many Australian families. Now in its 30th year, the Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal is Australia's largest and longest running Christmas gift Appeal, supporting families and indi Read more..

View Profile | Burwood

 Kriskindl Festival 2017 Kriskindl Festival 2017
When: 1st of December 2017
Find-out the true joy of spending time with your family during the holiday season on Friday 2nd December 2017 at Maling Road. The Maling Road Traders will be hosting the annual KRISKINDL FESTIVAL 4-9pm at Canterbury’s historic shopping village Maling Road. The KRISKINDL FE Read more..

View Profile | Canterbury | Maling Road Canterbury

 Melbourne's Christmas Festival Melbourne's Christmas Festival
The annual Christmas festival transforms the city into a magical place and celebrates the spirit of Christmas in true Melbourne style. The centrepiece of Melbourne's Christmas Festival, City Square will be transformed into Christmas Square, a magical forest offering festive fu Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne | Melbourne City Square

 Open Christmas Day 2017 Open Christmas Day 2017
When: 25th of December 2017
What's open on Christmas Day Monday 25th of December 2017, in Melbourne. After Christmas lunch there is so much to do. Check out these beauties.. Attractions See some of Melbourne’s best, minus the crowds. Get out and about amidst the festive cheer at: Eureka Sk Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne

 Santa Letters  Santa Letters
Imagine the delight on a child's face when they receive a letter from Santa Claus! And not just any letter, but a letter that is personally addressed to each child and that includes information relevant to that Child as well! You tell us what to include! Santa is also Read more..

View Profile | Burwood

 Santaland | Myer Santaland | Myer
When: 5th of November 2017 To 24th of December 2017
Santa is coming and he is bringing the North Pole to Myer. Experience the joy of meeting him and Mrs Claus these holidays. JOIN THE FUN AT SANTALAND You don't need to journey to the North Pole to experience the wonder of Christmas. Santa's relocating to Myer this festive s Read more..

View Profile | Melbourne | Myer

 Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar 2017 Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar 2017
When: 3rd of December 2017 To 4th of December 2017
Celebrate Christmas - Scandinavian style! Every year on the first weekend of December the traditional and very popular Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar is held in the lush gardens surrounding Toorak House. The event has become the highlight of Christmas for many locals with o Read more..

View Profile | Toorak

Advertising | Go To Top of Page


What's On Date Selector
Select a date to see What's On In Melbourne

Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
View Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
Witness Impossible Occurrences, one of Melbourne's most exclusive attractions. Award winning | Read On..

Greek Tavern Night | Saturday Nights
View Greek Tavern Night | Saturday Nights
Melbourne's best traditional GREEK night with live music, entertainment, dancing and Mediterranean | Read On..

Check Out
AFL Sunday Funday
View AFL Sunday Funday
Take the kids to the footy for FREE, every Sunday! The AFL Sunday Funday campaign is taking the Toyota AFL Premiership Season by storm with kids | Read On..

Aladdin – The Musical
View Aladdin – The Musical
Disney’s ALADDIN is the must-see show of the year and “Broadway’s biggest new hit! (Entertainment Weekly) From the producer of The Lion King, the | Read On..

Mel's Pick
Bug Lab: Little Bugs, Super Powers
View Bug Lab: Little Bugs, Super Powers
Behold the marvels of the invertebrate world as giant bugs take over Melbourne Museum! Inspired | Read On..


Stay in touch | Get our newsletter every Tuesday

hot air balloon flight over Melbourne

Hamilton Island

Only Melbourne