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Christmas festival

Christmas festival 
Celebrate the festive season in true Melbourne style as the Christmas festival transforms the city throughout November and December. Merry Christmas Melbourne!
Gift ideas
Searching for some inspiration for that hard-to-buy-for-person-that-has-everything? From the foodie in your life to kids with the lot, our handy gift guides have got you covered.
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Whether you’re looking to entertain the kids or get into the festive spirit at a Christmas market, the city has you covered.
Guide to Christmas in the city
Whether you’re searching for the best place to spot Santa or simply want to make the most of the city in all its Christmassy glory, our handy guides and suggested itineraries mean you won’t miss a beat this yuletide season.
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You’ll be more popular than Santa after a visit to the city’s huge range of shops. From quirky, independent designers to international retailers, go the extra mile to win a smile from someone special.
Melbourne Christmas tips
Have yourself a very merry Melbourne Christmas. From shopping tips to cooking lists, we’ll help you take some of the stress out of the silly season this year.
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The city is a great place to celebrate, with festive dining options to suit all budgets and tastes.
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From fresh produce and table centrepieces to a new haircut and frock, both you and your home can look your best this Christmas.
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To help you take advantage of all the shopping, dining and free festivities, we've created a handy Christmas guide to download.
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Explore the city's festive decorations with our interactive map.


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