Christmas Festival Official Tree Lighting Ceremony
Mark the beginning of the Christmas Festival by welcoming Santa to Melbourne, as he arrives at the brand new Christmas Festival hub in Federation Square. Roving performers will entertain children and big kids alike, as the crowd eagerly awaits our brand new Christmas tree lighting up for the first time. Expect a dazzling spectacle.
Friday 24th of November, 2017
7pm – 9pm
The Giant Christmas Bauble is back!
Another great highlight during the festival is the Giant Christmas Bauble at Federation Square. It was a huge hit last year, and returns for another season of glittering by day and twinkling by night. You can walk inside this six-metre-high white wonder.
Thursday 30 November to Monday 25 December.
Corner of Swanston & Flinders Streets
Melbourne VIC 3000
St Paul's Court