What’s On: Things to See and Do This Festive Season in the Southeast

The festive season is a time to be busy, and with so many events, markets and activities throughout the City of Casey in the coming months, there’s definitely plenty to fill your Christmas calendar! Carry on reading to discover some fantastic family events near you.

19 Nov 2021


Bourne Local Twilight Market

Friday 19 November

Wilson Botanic Park will host a series of Twilight Markets from Friday 19 November. Starting at 4 pm and running until 8:30 pm, the market will feature a selection of unique markers and creators from across Melbourne in fashion, wellness and homeware. And we suggest you arrive hungry because there’ll be some great food trucks, plus wine and cocktails for you to enjoy as you shop! Bring the kids and your four-legged friends along for a lovely spring evening in the gardens.
Find more info here.

Christmas Time at Bunjil Place

Various dates throughout November & December

Christmas cheer is coming to Bunjil Place! Throughout the festive season, there’ll be merry movies on the outdoor screen and plenty of Christmas crafts in the Plaza to get you in the spirit. The library team will also be running six Christmas storytime sessions in the Plaza, which will be great for little ones.
Find out more here.

Lighting of the Christmas Tree at Bunjil Place

Friday 26 November

The lighting of the Bunjil Place Christmas Tree has become a magical tradition in the City of Casey, and one that’s not to be missed! This year’s spectacular tree will be lit up in all its glory on Friday 26 November, with a range of festive activities on the night the whole family can enjoy. There’ll be Christmas carols, free family photographs and a free scoop of ice cream for each visitor. Jolly good fun!
Find more info here.

Summer Sunday Session

Sunday 28 November

Launch into a summer of fun with a lazy Sunday session at Bunjil Place. Featuring yummy food, tasty drinks and a live outdoor music line-up, there’s something for everyone! This event will be just the ticket if you’re looking to enjoy a leisurely afternoon catching up with friends and family.
Find more info here.

Augustus Gelatery

Now open

What’s summer without ice cream? Well, for all the sweet tooths out there, Augustus Gelatery has recently opened a brand new store, bringing their out of this world gelato to nearby Pakenham. With a store also in Cranbourne, there are plenty of opportunities to get your sweet treat fix this summer.
Find more info here.

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