Join in on the fun and cheer this Christmas in North and West Melbourne

Join in on the fun and cheer this Christmas in North and West Melbourne

‘Twas 10 days before Christmas and all through the streets, there was fun and excitement and places to meet!

The North & West Melbourne Precinct Association (NWMPA) is bringing the festive good times with Santa visits, Christmas magicians, giveaways, and live music.

Visit one of our participating retailers and enjoy complimentary custom designed wrapping paper by local artist Beck Ng. 

Look out for the free gift-wrapping service when you shop at Airs & Graces, Spieledeluxe, Stranger Than Paradise, Martin Fella, Metta Chai, Fabric Drawer, Here’s Looking at You Kid, Gallerysmith and West End Art Space.

While you are shopping, you can enter the North-West Melbourne Christmas raffle, where you can win $200 Precinct Gift Cards and hundreds of other prizes and vouchers from local stores.

Entry is simple, just spend $25 in store and ask to enter the raffle for free!

Santa is coming to Errol St as school breaks for the year. You won’t miss him because he will be arriving in a very special fire truck that will stay on the street for the little ones to explore and take photos in. There will be an elf face painter, balloon twister and special presents for all the kids to enjoy!

Come and say hello and take some photos with Santa and his entertaining Elf on Tuesday, December 20 from 4.30pm to 6.30pm outside The Centre on Errol St.

Elf Twinkle Toes will entertain the kids from outside Stranger Than Paradise, spreading cheer, good will, fun, mischief, and mayhem. Twinkle Toes is the most wanted circus elf in town, with comedy routines in tinsel diabolo, bauble juggling, Christmas ballooning, elf magic and more … Elf Twinkle Toes has a fun repertoire that is sure to give a very Merry Christmas to one and all. 

Look out for the mischievous Elf and his Precinct Gift Card giveaways on Monday, December 19 4pm to 6pm outside Stranger Than Paradise and Thursday, December 23 from 5pm to 7pm on Errol St. 

There are loads of things of fun things to do in the lead up to Christmas in the precinct – The Centre Community Choir will perform on Thursday, December 15 on Errol St from 6pm; there will be live music on Errol St on Friday and Saturday evenings, and you can come and join your neighbours for a drink and chat at Gallerysmith on Wednesday, December 14 from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. •

Find out more about the 10 days of cheer and participating shops from our website northwestmelbourne.com.au  

John Buncle

John Buncle

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