Advent Calendar 2014 – Day 17 Santa On The Beach Coloring In

Santa on Beach coloring in thumb

It’s not long until Christmas now. Some of our schools in Australia have already ended for the long Summer holidays.  Our Summer starts on 1st December and ends on the last day of February. This means our Christmas season can get very hot. The Christmas Tree Farm in on the Mornington Peninsula. It’s a popular […]

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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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Our Christmas Tree Farm Is Open for 2014

Christmas Tree Farm Moorooduc Welcome Sign

Our Christmas Tree Farm is now open to the public from today until 24th December. Open 7 days a week 9:00am – 5:30pm except for Thursday – Late night until 7:00pm Come along and choose your real Christmas Tree and enjoy the seasonal atmosphere at our festively decorated farm. Our large Christmas Decorations shop is […]

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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 in Australia

Family Christmas Traditions in Australia Christmas in Australia for me is influenced by my English childhood and various traditions that were common to the country and my family. Today we have a guest article by an Australian writer, someone who was born and bred here, and has lived here all her life. Thank you for […]

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What’s On On The Mornington Peninsula This Christmas

Please see our What’s On Peninsula Page for details of Events on the Mornington Peninsula leading up to Christmas. Avoid the crowded shopping centres for a day and do some of your Christmas gift buying at one of our local markets. Regular markets include the well known Mornington Racecourse Market and the popular Frankston Sunday […]

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