Celebrate Christmas in the City
Explore a wonderland of events, gift ideas and festive feasts. Celebrate Christmas – only in the city.

Christmas Square

A Christmas wonderland at Fed Square, featuring the city's giant tree.


Santa's Workshop

Say hello to the big man and pose for a photo as Santa and his elves make toys and presents.


Flinders Street Christmas Projections

Let it glow with the city’s famous Christmas projections.


Christmas Decorations

Christmas comes to life around the city with sparkly decorations spreading festive cheer.

Christmas Roller Rink

Get your skates on with a pop-up rink landing in Carlton's Argyle Square.


Christmas Pop-Up Playground

Giant swings and a light-up dancefloor take over Queensbridge Square this Christmas.


Docklands Christmas Maze

Find your holiday cheer at the giant Christmas maze, with amazing prizes to be won.

Christmas Carnival

Thrill rides, carnival games and festive food on the banks of the Yarra.

Wattleseed Pavlova Kit

from Mabu Mabu - Big Esso

May Gibbs Planter Pot

from Spoilt Gift & Homewares
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Time Rone Tickets

from TIME • RONE
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Glasshouse Christmas Candle Trio

from David Jones
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Take Me Away Cutlery Kit

from The Somewhere Co
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Starburst Earring

from Sarah & Sebastian

Australiana Fauna Measuring Cups Set

from Calia
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Kinto Carat Coffee Dripper & Pot

from Milligram

Your Christmas visit

Everything you need to know when coming to the city for Christmas.

The ultimate guide to Melbourne’s best Christmas events

Seek out Christmas markets, pop-up street parties, festive laneways and more.

The best things to do with your family at Christmas

Rediscover the magic of Melbourne with free events, festive lights and an epic Christmas maze.

The best Melbourne experience gifts

Give the gift of theatre, foodie workshops, stunning walking tours and more.

The ultimate guide to Melbourne's best Christmas lights and decorations

Where to see stunning Christmas trees, the best Christmas lights and more beautiful decorations.

Melbourne's most Instagrammable Christmas experiences

Where to find the best Christmas photo spots in Melbourne

The ultimate guide to Melbourne's best markets

Melbourne's iconic markets are back in full force for the festive season.

Iconic Melbourne shopping spots

The best shopping centres, strips, laneways and arcades in Melbourne for Christmas shopping.


Melbourne Town Hall Christmas Projections

Let it glow with the city’s famous Christmas projections.


Myer Christmas Windows

This festive season, the annual display celebrates Disney's 100 Years of Wonder.


Elfie Selfie

Create an animated augmented reality Christmas card to share with all your friends.


Row Ho Ho Christmas Installation

Santa and his Christmas dolphins have landed in the Yarra.

Christmas events

From pretty projections to pop-up street parties, celebrate with a season of festive events.

Christmas gift finder

Find the perfect pressie for your special people with gift ideas for all budgets and interests.

Christmas guides

Discover the best shopping spots, Christmas catch-up ideas and tips for the festive season.

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What's free in Melbourne this month

Everything to see, do and enjoy in Melbourne for free this month.

The best summer events to book right now

From outdoor movies to pop-up dining, pack your calendar with these top events.

Melbourne's best rooftop bars

Schedule in a festive season rooftop sesh at QT rooftop, Good Heavens, Transit and more.

New Year's Eve in Melbourne

From fireworks to fancy dinners and family fun, Melbourne is the perfect place to celebrate NYE.