16th December, marks the annual Christmas by the Bay event in Mordialloc.
Presented by The City of Kingston, the free Carols by the Bay event, attracts Bayside families to join in with their Christmas festivities, kicking off with a Children's Carols concert at 6.30pm.
The main carols concert will start at 7.30pm and conclude at 10pm with a spectacular fireworks display.
This year's line-up features Australian actor and singer Jay Laga'aia, known for his roles in movies such films Star Wars Episode II and Star Wars Episode III, but perhaps your children would recognise his familiar face from ABC's popular TV show Play School
Jay will be headlining Kingston Council's 2012 Carols by the Bay, and will be performing an exclusive performance for the 6.30pm Children's Carols concert.
The carols is an alcohol free and dog free event. Entry is free, and visitors are welcome to bring a rug and chairs.
There will be a range of food available, including including pizza, tacos, coffee, organic ice-cream and Christmas pudding, a barbecue and drinks.
Candles can be purchased for $2, alternatively, local residents can look out for free candle vouchers in editions of the Mordialloc Chelsea Leader, Moorabbin Kingston Leader and Moorabbin Glen Eira Leader.