We've had some mixed weather across the Peninsula the past few days, hopefully the weather holds out for the weekend as it's another busy one in the local area! I know it's still only November but I'm excited for the Xmas lights festival this Saturday, it's a great event we take the kids to each year. Here's our picks of all things fun this weekend...
Frankston's Christmas Festival of Lights | Saturday 24th November From 5PM
Celebrating 21 years! Gather with friends and family around the stunning 30 metre, 100+ year old Norfolk Pine for the Christmas tree lighting spectacular that has become a Frankston Christmas tradition, followed by a dazzling fireworks display to welcome in the festive season. Revel in the Christmas cheer as the celebrations fill Davey and Young Street, Beauty Park, the Frankston Arts Centre and Frankston Library with an impressive array of family friendly performances, children's entertainment and activities, shopping and dining.
* Meet Santa Claus at Santa's house
* Live music on the Entertainment Stage
* Start your Christmas shopping at the Market Place
* Enjoy festival dining on Gingerbread Lane
* Tree lighting ceremony and fireworks
Event is free with a cost for rides, food and amusements.
Point Nepean Portsea Craft Market | Sunday 25th November @ End of Point Nepean Road Portsea
Set amongst the historic Quarantine Station, wander through and soak up the exceptional atmosphere and regenerate your senses at this delightful market.
There is something for everyone - beauty, homewares, children's accessories, fashion, photography, eco friendly products, furniture, garden goods and more.
Quality handmade, home grown market operated by the founders of the Red Hill Market.
Peninsula Studio Trail - Open weekend | 24th & 25th November
The Peninsula Studio Trail annual open studio event is on again.
Artists will be opening their studios across the Mornington Peninsula over two consecutive weekends.
The Trail is a journey into the studios of a diverse and gifted group of artists, where you have the unique opportunity to see demonstrations and the purchase artwork and hand crafted items directly from the artists.
Peninsula Studio was established in 2009 as an artists' initiative. The artists specialise in a range of mediums including painting, sculpture, textiles, ceramics, jewellery and printmaking.
Check out http://peninsulastudiotrail.org/ for details!
We'd like to thank the above organisations for putting on great local events for the community, thank you to the great people at Visit Mornington Peninsula for helping to showcase the great events that happen around us. We are in no way affiliated with any of the above businesses or events we just like to help keep our local community informed of some of the great activities on in our beautiful pocket of the world. If you have an upcoming event that you would like us to feature please let us know ---- > CONTACT US