Christmas in Australia Reader’s Story

Christmas Drink on Beach Australia

Here in Australia, Christmas arrives in the first month of summer.  There’s no falling snow, log fires or running outside to make a snowman or two.  We can usually plan on a warm summer’s day filled with good company, a roast turkey or cold buffet of ham, chicken and salad with all the trimmings. Before […]

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Christmas Carols Mornington Peninsula

Christmas Carols by Candelight

Towns and villages on the Mornington Peninsula come alive to the sounds of Christmas Carols all through December.  Candles and glow sticks light the sky. So grab some chairs and rugs and come along and join in.  Most of the festivities are finished by 9.30, some earlier, so it’s not too late for the kids. […]

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Christmas Markets Mornington Peninsula 2014

Christmas Markets

Here’s a list of Christmas Markets, and some regular markets, to be held in December 2014 on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria. Shopping at a seaside market is much more pleasant than fighting the crowds at a shopping centre. You can buy unique gifts, locally produced, high quality, fresh produce, and join in a holiday atmosphere. […]

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Frankston Christmas Festival Of Lights

Frankston Christmas Festival of Lights

The annual Frankston Christmas Festival of Lights extravaganza takes place on Saturday 29th November from 5pm to 10pm.   The center of activities is on the corner of Davey & Young Streets, Frankston. Entry is free. Come along, get your Christmas Season off to a good start, and get into a festive mood. The Christmas spirit […]

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Advent Calendar 2013 Day 2 Fireworks

Christmas Tree with Lights

Last night my family and I went to the Christmas Festival of Lights in Frankston. Frankston is a city by the sea in the state of Victoria, Australia, not far from Melbourne. It is the start of summer today here in Australia so it was a lovely warm evening. There were carnival rides, a Christmas […]

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Frankston Christmas Festival of Lights

Santa Clause

Last year was my first year living on the Mornington Peninsula but I was away, visiting my daughter, on the weekend of last year’s Frankston Christmas Festival of Lights. I will not be missing it this year, especially after how much I enjoyed the festive community atmosphere of the Frankston Waterfront Festival in January.  This […]

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Christmas Tree Farm Preview Night

invitation to preview night

We are pleased to announce that we are holding a special Preview Night at our Christmas Tree Farm in Moorooduc on Friday 22nd November 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Take the opportunity to buy Christmas Decorations from our shop at a discount of 20% off. RSVP by email or call 03 5977 5822   Getting To the […]

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Christmas Flash Mobs in Australia

Christmas Flash Mob Melbounre Central

Following my first article on Christmas Flash Mobs I have discovered Christmas Flash Mobs in Australia; in shopping centres and train stations. Christmas Flash Mob Holds Court Food court patrons enjoyed more than their meals when a Christmas flash mob struck at the food court of Penrith’s Westfield Shopping Town, in NSW. [youtube][/youtube] Hallelujah at […]

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Events On The Mornington Peninsula This Weekend

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Whats On Mornington Peninsula 15-16 December 2012 Christmas Tree Farm in Moorooduc Open from 9.00am to 5.30pm every day up until Christmas Day. Come along and choose a real tree, which will be cut down and wrapped in netting for you: no pine needles dropping in your car, just a wonderful scent. We also have […]

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Red Hill Carols on The Hill

The 7th Red Hill Carols on the Hill is on Saturday 8th December. Why not combine a visit to the Christmas Tree Farm with an evening at the sausage sizzle and carols? This would be a very special Christmas-time event for you and your family. Children can dress up in Nativity Scene costumes. Carols will […]

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