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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18 Nov - 29 Nov

Melbourne Queer Film Festival

Showcasing the best in queer film from Australia and the world.

Moomba

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

15 Nov - 21 Nov

Melbourne Fashion Week

Melbourne Fashion Week returns for 2021.