It’s that time of year again, the festive season is upon us already and whether you’re ready for it or not, things are about to get a whole lot busier! Christmas trees are starting to go up, weekend plans are booking up and soon enough you’ll be strutting through the shopping centers to the sweet monotonous sound of Christmas carols.
So amongst all of this craziness, how do you plan to stop and enjoy the celebrations with your friends and family?
To help you make the most of the festive season on the Mornington Peninsula we’ve put together a list of our favourite family friendly and local events that will make your Christmas and New Year celebrations better than ever.
Santa Trains at the Mornington Railway
Sunday 3rd, 10th and 17th December
For a fun filled day of Christmas activities with the kids head down to the Mornington railway for a Christmas steam train ride, photos with Santa, Christmas tree decorating and play fun with amazing model trains.
MRC Mornington Christmas Race Day
Friday 8th December
Make it a Christmas party and head down to the Mornington Racecourse for their Christmas Race Day. General admission is $10 and kids under 15 enter free. You could dine in or book a spot in the MRC Christmas Marquee to celebrate the festive season in style.
Carols on the Hill
Saturday 9th December
This free event is open to the general public and is the perfect setting to celebrate a traditional Christmas with the family. With all of your favourite Christmas carols, a nativity pageant, chance to hang out with the alpacas and a perfect excuse to grab a BBQ snag.
Barefoot Cinema Portsea
Wednesday 27th December- 8th January
What more could the beautiful Mornington Peninsula have to offer, the Barefoot Cinema is coming to town and offers the most picturesque outdoor cinema set-up you could ask for in Portsea. With views of the Port Phillip Bay, food trucks, live music and screenings of classic and newly released films, make sure to get your tickets ahead of time so you don’t miss out on the fun!
NYE Sunday Sessions at The Briars
Sunday 31st December
Our Sunday Sessions are back in a big way with our FREE event hosting family friendly NYE celebrations! We’re amping things up because of the great local response we’ve received and promise to have more local live performances, food trucks and kids activities than ever before!
Facebook Event: http://bit.ly/2Ag1KNl