What's Open Christmas Day 2019
What's open on Christmas Day - Wednesday 25th of December 2019.
There are plenty of things to explore and keep you entertained on one of the quietest days of the year.
Weather Forecast: 26°c Sunny. Light winds becoming southerly and increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the afternoon then becoming light tonight.
Get out and about amidst the festive cheer at:
Crown Entertainment Complex open from 12pm
Eureka Skydeck 88 10am to 5.30pm
Federation Square - Christmas tree and Bauble will be lit up.
Melbourne Star Wheel - 1pm - 10pm | last departure at 9.30pm
Melbourne Zoo 9am to 5pm
Werribee Open Range Zoo 9am to 5pm
Healesville Sanctuary 9am to 5pm
Sea Life Melbourne Aquarium 9.30am to 6pm
If you feel like catching a flick, these cinemas will be open:
Cameo Cinemas, 1628 Burwood Highway, Belgrave
Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton
Classic Cinema, 9 Gordon Street, Elsternwick
Kino Cinemas, 45 Collins Street, Melbourne
The Lido, 675 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn
Village Cinemas, Crown Entertainment Complex
Parks and gardens
Bring a picnic or take a walk in one of Melbourne's many beautiful, lush parks.
Royal Botanic Gardens 7.30am to 8.30pm (aprox Sunset)
MPavilion - Queen Victoria Gardens
--> See a full list of Melbourne parks
Architecture and public art
Explore Melbourne's laneways, waterfront and architectural gems.
--> See the full list of street art and public art.
Sorry, Christmas is one of the few days of the year when Melbourne's fabulous retail scene takes a break before the frenzy of Boxing Day Sales. It's a restricted trading day under Victorian law so most businesses will be closed. But if you're desperate, a handful of 7-Eleven and IGA stores will be open:
7-Eleven including Federation Square, Swanston Street, Elizabeth Street, Collins Street, Flinders Lane, Bourke Street and Lygon Street Carlton.
IGA stores: 90-96 Spencer Street, 84 Flinders Street, 212 King Street, 320 St Kilda Road
Whatever shape your Christmas dinner takes, there will be a selection of places open to feed your appetite:
Federation Square some cafes will be open
Southgate some restaurants will be open
South Wharf some restaurants will be open
Crown Entertainment Complex some restaurants will be open
Docklands some restaurants will be open
Chinatown many restaurants will be open
The Wharf Hotel will be open
Lygon Street, Carlton some restaurants will be open
Auction Rooms, North Melbourne (bookings essential)
La Petite Creperie, Hardware Lane 8am - 6pm (walk ins only)
When & Where
Date: Wednesday 25th December 2019
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