The last weekend before Christmas…. EEEKKKKK! What? Where? How?! Don’t worry, it’s freaking us out too! If you’re anything like us, you will probably already have a jam packed schedule locked in of kinder concerts, work parties, family Christmas parties and dancing concerts to attend!
If however you find you have a pretty free weekend, read on! Because there is lots happening on the Pen for you to chose from!
FRIDAY 16TH DECEMBER
SANTA’S SAND LAND
Join in the sandsational fun this Christmas! Santa’s Sand Land is a special 8 day event held inside Sand Sculpting Australia from 16 – 23rd of December.
The all-inclusive tickets allow guests to enjoy:
– Be the first to view the “Lands of Imagination” sand sculpting exhibition
– Visit from our very Special Guest… Santa! (All paid children will receive a gift!)
– Children’s Christmas Live Performance by “The Kazoos”
– Live interaction with our magician & balloon twister
– Christmas sand art & bottle
– Christmas craft activity & face painting
– Interactive photography in the sand carved Santa’s Workshop
– Sandsational play pit zone
Frankston Waterfront, Nepean Hwy Frankston
16 December 2016, 9:30 AM to 23 December 2016
BIG BAYSIDE & PENINSULA DESIGN MARKET
Shop 100+ beautiful brands all under one roof!
The perfect designer market to find all the Christmas gifts for your loved ones and those hard to buy for people too! Shop & Support Local.
FOOD TRUCK CIRCUIT
Free Parking (Train and Bus stops at the door)
$2 entry on the day (children u/12 free)
Frankston Basketball Stadium, 90 Bardia Ave, Seaford
4:00pm – 8:00pm
Balnarring Carols – Carols evening at Balnarring Primary School. Community carol singing, Christmas message & opportunity to support the Christmas Share Appeal. Music is provided by the Rosebud Salvation Army Band.
Balnarring Primary School, 3085 Frankston-Flinders Road, Balnarring
6:30pm – 8:30pm
SOMERVILLE CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
Carols by Candlelight – Choirs, Soloists, Bands providing Christmas entertainment. Incorporating the CFA Fire Safety Pantomime.
Fruit Growers Reserve Jones Rd, Somerville
6:30pm – 8:30pm
FRANKSTON INDOOR SPORTS – TWILIGHT CHRISTMAS MARKET
Twilight Christmas Market presented by Frankston Indoor Sports. As santas sleigh is currently at the mechanics (tune up and service) the awesome guys and girls from Carrum Downs Fire Brigade have kindly offered to escort Santa who will be arriving around 6.30pm.
$5.00 Inflatables, Sausage sizzle (run by Carrum Downs Fire Brigade) Cafe & Bar Open, Market Stalls.
Frankston Indoor Sports, 109 Frankston Gardens Drive, Carrum Downs
5:00pm – 9:00pm
SATURDAY 17TH DECEMBER
EMU PLAINS MARKET
This is a gorgeous craft and produce market home to some of the most amazing Mornington Peninsula and curated by some very passionate locals. It’s all about the community and families so they can explore, taste, rummage and be inspired by this beautiful market set under the branches of a unique stringybark forest. This is definitely one of our fave’s filled with many gorgeous stalls and some amazing food trucks and live music.
Emu Plains Reserve, Coolart Rd, Balnarring (Balnarring Racecourse)
TWILIGHT MORNINGTON MARKET
The last Twilight Market for the year and the last Market befoer Christmas so there will be lots of stalls, entertainment and food galore and plenty of Christmas Spirit.
Mornington Racecourse, 1 Racecourse Road, Mornington
ROSEBUD CHRISTMAS CAROLS
Rosebud Christmas Carols, will be a fun family event. Beautiful talented musicians and singers from all around the Mornington Peninsula will be featured in the Carols. Bring a rug and a picnic and set up a spot for the evening as you are entertained with those familiar carols you know and love.
With plenty of kids entertainment, such as a jumping castle and other festive stalls and markets, including food vendours and more! Bring your family down from 5pm for food and to guarantee a good spot on the lawn for our carolling at 7pm.
Brush up on those Christmas lyrics and embrace the Christmas spirit as a community. See you there!
Rosebud Village Green/Rosebud Foreshore
5:00pm – Food & Entertainment
7:00pm – Christmas Carols @ The Sound Shell
SUNDAY 18TH DECEMBER
MORNINGTON RAILWAY – CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
SANTA SPECIAL Heritage steam train trips from Moorooduc to Mornington. Trains will run with very special passenger Santa Claus on all trains.
460 Moorooduc Highway, Moorooduc
Departs Moorooduc: 11:00am, 12:15pm, 1:45pm, 3:00pm
LYREBIRD COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL AND CAROLS
Join in our annual event with lots of fun, community and family friendly activities like rides and amusements, craft activities, delicious food stalls and of course music, entertainment and carols.
Admission is a gold coin donation, with costs for rides, food and activities. The evening will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display at approximately 9.30pm (weather permitting).
Belvedere Reserve, 151 East Rd, Seaford
5:00pm – 9:45pm
COUNTRY CAROLS AT CRUDEN FARM
Annual Christmas event, gates open at 6:30pm. Entry by donation – net proceeds support local care for the needy. Presented by Anglican Parish of St Thomas’ Langwarrin and St Peter’s Pearcedale.
Enter via Cranhaven Rd, Langwarrin
7:30pm – 9:30pm (Gates open 6:30pm)
Images – Facebook and Mornington Peninsula “Whats on”