Frankston's Christmas Festival of Lights: Cnr Davey & Young Streets, Frankston. 5pm – 10pm. FREE entry. For the past 17 years, Frankston has celebrated the lighting of the 100 year-old Norfolk Pine tree with carnival rides, food stalls and show bags, live entertainment and free children's activities. Santa will be there along with Mrs Claus. This year the festival is being hosted by Brodie Harper, and the evening concludes with a show and FIREWORKS.
Hastings Community Carols by Candlelight: Hastings Foreshore, 21 Marine Parade, Hastings. 6.00pm-9.30pm. FREE entry. BBQ sausage sizzle, animal farm, craft for the kids. Kids are invited to dress up and participate on stage with singing and nativity performance. Other performances by local schools and special guests.
Rye Carols in the Park: Rye Foreshore. Point Nepean Road, Rye. 6.30pm-10.30pm. FREE entry. Community singers. Food & drink stalls, candles and novelties, Christmas raffle, Santa and FIREWORKS!
Saturday 13th December
Main Street Mornington Christmas Market: Main Street, Mornington. 9am-3pm. Boasting an eclectic array of home baked, made or grown items, gourmet foods, children's toys and clothing, accessories and so much more. FREE entry.
Mornington Carols in the Park: Mornington Park. Cnr Esplanade & Main Streets, Mornington. 6pm-9pm. FREE entry. Activities, Santa, food stalls, novelties, animal farm, balloon artists, FREE face painting.
Somerville Carols by Candlelight: Fruit Growers Reserve, Station Street, Somerville. 6.30pm-10pm. FREE Entry. Community singers, local bands and schools to perform.
Rosebud Carols by Candlelight: Village Green. 994 Point Nepean Road, Rosebud. 8pm-9.30pm. FREE entry. Southern Peninsula Concert Band and community singers.
Sunday 21st December
Mount Martha Christmas Carols Concert on the Lawn: Ferrero Reserve. 37 Seppelt Avenue, Mount Martha. 7pm-9pm. FREE entry. Community singers.
Tuesday 23rd December
Mount Martha Carols by Candlelight: Mount Martha Community House. 466 Esplanade, Mount Martha. 8pm-9.45pm. FREE entry. Community singers.
Wednesday 24th December
Dromana Christmas Carols: Old Shire Offices, 359 Point Nepean Road, Dromana. 6pm-9pm. FREE entry. BBQ dinner available.
Christmas Day – Thursday 25th December
Mornington Community Christmas Lunch: Senior Citizens Hall, Flinders Drive, Mornington. From noon. FREE. Providing meals and company for adults living in the Mornington Peninsula community who would otherwise spend Christmas Day alone. Lunch and festivities provided by volunteers.