Kicking off with It's Your Christmas Spectacular, it's a day of celebration to welcome Santa to the Centre. There's tons of activities, including Santa Photos, Meet and Greet with Nick Jnr's Dora the Explorer, Face Painting, Balloon Twister PLUS a Street Party featuring live entertainment, a rock-climbing wall, jumping castle and more. Plenty entertainment for adults and kids alike. See details below.
9am to 5pm - Moonee Ponds Market across Puckle & Kmart Mall
10am to 4pm - Street Party at Hall St with live entertainment & other activities
10am to 4pm - Santa's Workshop in Kmart Mall
11am to 2pm - Face Painting in the Coles Mall
11am to 2pm - Balloon Twister in the Coles Mall
11am to 2pm - (11-11.20am; 11.40am-12pm; 12.20-12.40pm; 1-1.20pm, 1.40-2pm) Meet & Greet with Nick Jr's Dora
The Christmas Festival has expanded to both Hall St & Pratt St which will be closed, with roving activities on Puckle St and other surrounding streets. Santa will be roaming the streets of Moonee Ponds so come dressed for your photo with the big man in red. Be sure to tag the organisers in your photos on Facebook and Instagram with #mooneeponds3039 See the event page for minute details of a variety of entertainment happening on Pratt, Hall and Puckle Streets.
Grab those last-minute gifts at the Christmas Makers Market where you'll find locally sourced stalls including candles, jewellery, homewares and more. Christmas Activities in the Parklet at 71 Puckle St (out front of Westpac Bank) runs from Tue 10 Dec to Sun 22 Dec from 10am to 1pm each day. There's a series of events running on various days as listed below.