Whether you're looking for a last-minute Christmas gift, or having a browse after work, these Melbourne shopping centres, arcades and stores are open late.
The city’s largest shopping centre spans two city blocks and five levels. Find fashion, beauty and entertainment inside, and see the historic Shot Tower. Melbourne Central is open until 7pm daily and 9pm on Thursday and Friday nights. From 14 to 23 December, Melbourne Central is staying open until 9pm every night.
Tucked between Emporium Melbourne and the GPO, The Strand is home to international and Australian designers. The Strand is open until 9pm on Thursday and Friday nights, and 7pm all other days.
This luxury shopping centre has more than 200 stores, providing a fusion of fashion, culture, food and art. Emporium Melbourne is open until 7pm daily and 9pm every Thursday and Friday night. Extended Christmas shopping hours mean Emporium will be open until 9pm every day from 14 to 23 December.
Find luxury fashion, restaurants and lifestyle stores in this chic space. Don’t miss the green lightscape ceiling on level two. St Collins Lane is open until 7pm on Thursday and Friday nights. Shop until 6pm Monday through Wednesday and 5pm on weekends.
The open-air laneways at The District are packed with dining, specialty stores and unique family-friendly entertainment. Retail stores at The District Docklands stay open until 6pm daily.
Wander the laneways of this open-air centre and discover fashion boutiques, bars and cafes, a public square and several large retailers. Thursday and Friday nights are for late-night shopping, with stores open until 9pm. The centre is open until 7pm all other days.
Laneways and arcades
The Block Arcade is a lavish 19th-century shopping arcade featuring boutiques, cafes and an impressive mosaic floor. It's open until 5pm on weekends. Shopping hours are extended until 6pm Monday to Thursday and 8pm on Friday nights.
Heritage-listed and filled with boutiques, Royal Arcade is the oldest arcade in Australia. See the giant clock that chimes every hour. Royal Arcade is open until 7pm daily, with late-night shopping until 8.30pm on Friday nights.
Floors three and four of this Art Nouveau building are filled with independent fashion, design and book stores. Most stores are open until 7pm on Fridays and 6pm Monday to Thursday and Saturday.
Known as a ‘vertical laneway’, this heritage building is home to an eclectic selection of small businesses and attractions. Opening hours vary, but many stores in the Nicholas Building stay open until 6pm Monday to Friday.
Built in 1914, the Bourke Street Mall store is Myer's flagship store. Find fashion, cosmetics, homewares, cafes and more across multiple floors. Visit at Christmas to see the iconic Myer Christmas Windows display. Myer Melbourne is open until 7pm daily and 9pm on Thursday and Friday nights.
Visit Australia's oldest department store, located next to Myer in the heart of Melbourne's retail precinct. The redesigned flagship store has six levels of Australian designer fashion, homewares, toys and more. The Bourke Street Mall store is open until 7pm daily, with late-night shopping until 9pm on Thursdays and Fridays.
Open late for Live at Errol St on 7 & 14 Dec
Chai tasting room and retail, focussed on local small makers and local businesses.
Euro-style board games, card games, hobby products and traditional games.
Martin Fella Vintage
Pre-loved luxury-brand fashion and accessories for the vintage enthusiast.
Live at Errol St offers
The Courthouse Hotel
Sip $15 frozen margaritas from 5pm to 8pm. Available 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec.
Get $8 craft beer pints during 'Hoppy Hour' from 4pm to 7pm. 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec.
Get $15 frozen cocktails, $16 negronis & $8 whisky nips. 5pm to 8pm, 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec.
Enjoy a porchetta night shared set menu, $70pp, 5pm until late. 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec and 14 Dec.
Order $14 spritzes & get 10% off dinner with any bottle of wine. 23 Nov, 30 Nov, 7 Dec, 14 Dec
Enjoy a glass of complimentary wine with the set menu from 5pm to 9pm on 30 Nov, 7 Dec & 14 Dec.
Tuft & Touch Tufting Studio
Drop in for a live tufting demo. From 5pm to 8pm, 7 and 14 Dec.
Enjoy a free furniture consultation over wine. 5pm to 7pm on 30 Nov, 7 & 14 Dec.
Bark Road: The Pet Store
Pick up dog beer, ice cream and barkcuterie boards from 5pm to 8pm. 30 Nov, 7 & 14 Dec.
Manfred's Shoe Lounge
Get a free shoe shine and enjoy live jazz and blues music. 5pm to 8pm, 30 Nov, 7 & 14 Dec.
Aesop North Melbourne
Catch live music and a free skincare consultation with samples. 5pm to 8pm, 30 Nov, 7 & 14 Dec.
Airs and Graces
Receive a free gift when you purchase a gift card. From 5pm to 8pm on 30 Nov, 7 & 14 Dec.
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