10 Events You Should Not Miss In Melbourne For December 2016

10 Events You Should Not Miss In Melbourne For December 2016

Choose Premium Coach Hire in Melbourne to Attend These December Events

Buzzing with loads of activities, events and festivals throughout the year, Melbourne is one of the most happening cities in Australia. If you are looking to attend events in December 2016, make sure to choose Melbourne premium coach hire so that you can get in and around the city in absolute style. Here’s what you can expect in the last month of the year:

The Monkees’ 50th Anniversary – National Tour 2016

One of the most successful pop-rock bands of the 60s and 70s, the Monkees will be celebrating the 50 thanniversary this December in Melbourne, as Peter Tork and Micky Dolenz will take the centre stage on the 1st of November.  Over a period of 5 decades, the Monkees have staged numerous live performances and sold more than 75 million albums. After the full-house action in America, the show will hit Australia with a full band performing the latest hits and celebrating the musical career they had over a long period of time.

The Big Design Market

Scheduled to be held over a period of three days from the 2nd to 4th of December at the Royal Exhibition Building in Carlton Gardens, the Big Design Market is expected to attract over 60,000 visitors this year with 230 stalls, innovative workshops, artworks and delicious food on offer. The extensive list includes some of the local and internationally designed fashion stuff, furniture, stationery, textiles and homeware. The high-calibre designers will come under one roof to showcase impeccable displays and quality products for people of all ages.

Family Fun Day 2016

The Family Fun Day, 2016 will be held at Mornington on the 4th of December, with plenty of activities, live entertainment and delectable food on offer. Entry to the event is free of cost, and there are free rides available for kids as well. The roving entertainers will keep you amused for the entire day and the array of food stalls will make you feel spoilt for choice. Revel in the atmosphere, as you breathe in the fresh air of the Mornington Park.

Wild Christmas Party

It may sound strange at the first thought, but a Christmas party at the Melbourne Zoo could be a unique experience for you. On the 9th of December, the zoo will be transformed into a party spot, and you’ll get a chance to go wild with as many as 320 animal species to explore. The theme of the day will be wild Christmas celebrations with good food and entertainment.  There will be drinks and tasty canapes available throughout the night. Put on a costume that catches the attention of people, and you may be the luck one to get an award for that.

Ethical Christmas Night Market

Due to be held on the 13th of December, the Ethical Christmas Night Market promises to be a family-oriented Christmas-themed event for a unique shopping experience, with a number of stallholders boasting adherence to standard of ethical trade, eco-friendly and homemade stuffs. Some of the uniquely crafted items available for sale include stationery, toys, beauty products, clothing, home décor and fashion accessories. Express your attention-to-detail and individualism, while also supporting the local artists and designers who give it their all to maintain the ethics of standard trade.

Santa’s Sand Land Christmas Festival

This inclusive 8-day Christmas Event from 16th to 23rd of December at the Frankston Waterfront will spring the magic of Christmas offering some quality time for the entire family in the sand sculpting venue. Wide assortment of activities is available for children, and some of the key highlights include Christmas Sand Art, face painting, craft activity, roving magician, balloon twister, play pit zone and live performance by the Kazoos. The sand sculpting exhibition will feature sculptures of sea creatures, spaceships, pirates, lands of dragons and dinosaurs. Flock in with your friends and family for a perfect week of fun and entertainment.

Traditional Melbourne Motorbike, Scooter, Bike Toy-Run

Christmas is the best time to give and receive, but for those who are underprivileged may not even have enough to feel that happiness. But you can put a smile to someone’s face by joining this fun and amazing event to be held on 18th of December at the TABCORP Park in Melton. The occasion is set for the riders to show-off their well-dressed bikes, scooters and trucks in Christmas costumes. The starting points of the ride include Dandenong, Cranbourne, Gembrook, Yarra Valley, Melton and few other areas. For the one who wins the competition will take away some amazing prizes, while also supporting a good cause.

Melbourne Dinner & Show Package

Want to experience a truly magical dinner along with an award winning magical show? On the 23rd of December, Luke Hocking will take the lead for the ‘Impossible Occurrences’ show that includes a luxurious 2-course meal with a bottle of wine at the five-star essence on exhibition. Post dinner, the intimate magic show will start, and it promises to entertaining, astounding and delighting for people of all ages. Experience the impossible feats of illusion and magic in a lavish setting!

Adopt A Family This Christmas

This is basically a volunteer-based initiative with an aim to provide deprived families with the magical experience of Christmas festival. Local families can participate in this generous event by donating food, gifts and other essentials to the adopted families.  It may look like a small contribution from your side, but the impact you make on the needy families is immense. On the other side, you also teach your children the true spirit of celebrating Christmas, and how simple things in life can bring the real happiness that no amount of money can buy.

Darkness & Light NYE

On the eve of New Year 2017, the Darkness & Light will come to life at the South Wharf Promenade on the banks of Yarra River. The ambiance will be filled with vibrant lighting, live music, delectable food and premium drinks on offer.  Set against the backdrop of the city’s skyline, there will be dancers to entertain and delight you all night, as the countdown begins for the midnight. When the clock ticks to the number 12, you’ll be in a great vantage point to witness the colourful fireworks silhouetting the sky line!

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