See the city light up at Christmas with dazzling decorations, festive events and family-friendly activities.

Christmas in Melbourne is a special time, with annual traditions like the Myer Christmas Windows drawing visitors from near and far. Decorations adorn the city, festive markets offer inspiration for Christmas gifts, and Santa usually makes an appearance for the kids.

Details of the 2021 Christmas Festival will be available in late November.

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26 May - 6 Jun


A festival of art, music, performance and ceremony in the heart of Melbourne. 

6 May - 16 May


Australia’s premier First Nations arts and cultural festival.


An annual free festival held along the banks of the Yarra River.

Get to the city or get FOMO

Every FOMO-inducing Melbourne event and experience in one place.