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See the city light up at Christmas. Experience the spirit of the season with dazzling festive displays, decadent meals and iconic shopping destinations.
Free parking offer
It's now easier to experience everything the city has to offer this Christmas with free parking between December 1 and January 3. This offer allows you to park for free in any green signed areas, with normal time restrictions applying.
To download your free parking voucher visit City of Melbourne.
Melbourne’s famous Christmas projections return over three locations.
Crown's Christmas Spectacular
Enjoy a Christmas show with animatronics and singing.
Carols by Daylight
We all knew carol singing would look a little different this year. But during the day? Yes!
Family Christmas fun
Federation Square transforms into Christmas Square.
Myer Christmas Windows
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to the Bourke Street Mall to see the iconic Myer windows.
See Santa as he tinkers away in his Melbourne workshop, making toys and presents for the big day.
Christmas Market at WTC Wharf
Visit the banks of the Yarra and shop till you drop at this pop-up Christmas market.
Nicholas Building Christmas Makers Market
Cross off all your Christmas shopping at the Nicholas Building Christmas Makers Market.
The District Makers Market - Christmas Edition
Christmas Market with creative and colourful stalls selling art, craft, gifts and jewellery.
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Melbourne's essential Christmas events
From decorations to dining and markets, here's everything you can do in the city this Christmas.
Kris Kringle gifts under $20
Melbourne's best Kris Kringle and secret santa gifts under $20.
Your guide to Christmas Day dining in Melbourne
From fancy fine dining to casual eats, these spots are open on 25 December.