August 18, 2022

Arms up in case you are excited for some critical festive enjoyable this Christmas? My hand is raised straight up within the air, and my children are leaping up and down singing “dashing by way of the snow, on a one horse open sleigh…

Let’s simply say my household and I are barely obsessive about Christmas. The festive pleasure, the glowing lights, the limitless cheers, and even the carols. Yep, no grinch to be seen in our home!

And I’m going to allow you to in on just a little secret… Eastland is the place to be this festive season in Melbourne. Okay! I do know it’s hardly a secret! You all know I’m an enormous fan of getting my store on at Eastland and the centre is at all times residence to one of the best vacation actions, however this Christmas, the fever has been STEPPED UP!


Festive Fun this Christmas at Eastland - Melbourne


Eastland have Christmas activations operating all through all of November and December. Since Santas arrival, the centre has been in full-on celebration mode, with beautiful decorations jazzing up each nook, and the pop up of little North Pole (aka the Santa Set).

The Santa Set needs to be the primary cease in your Eastland go to for a Santa photograph with the children. AND! Delicate Santa periods can even be accessible earlier than commerce on Wednesdays and Saturday for many who require a extra peaceable expertise previous to the crowds commencing.

This 12 months the set options animated decorations, a variety of craft actions, sensory and lightweight decorations, and many leisure (together with Mrs Claus and a few of Santa’s Elves) to make sure the expertise is a sleigh-load of enjoyablefor all children, massive and small. Santa Picture’s are operating every day, all the best way as much as Christmas Eve.

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2018 Highlights at Eastland this Christmas


Christmas Champagne Bar

Stage 2, East Mall, close to H&M

Fa La La! What sort of pre-Christmas buying marathon is full with out a glass of bubble to toast the event. Take a break from getting your store on and revel in a glass of sweet cane champagne, while having fun with the ambient sounds of The String Sirens.

Thursday 13 Dec: 5pm – 9pm

Friday 14 Dec: 5pm – 9pm

Monday 17 Dec: 6pm – 10pm

Tuesday 18 Dec: 6pm – 10pm

Wednesday 19 Dec: 6pm – 10pm


Santa’s Workshop

Working till 23 December
Stage 1, East Mall reverse Minimax

Santa’s Workshop rotunda is a enjoyable, playful and interactive artwork and craft expertise which can encourage kids of all ages this festive season.

At Santa’s workshop, the children shall be entertained with every kind of enjoyable and academic Christmas crafts, creating their very own mini Christmas wreath, Christmas card and Christmas decorations to hold in your tree at residence.


Elf Assist Reward Wrapping

Working till 24 December
Stage 2, East Mall outdoors Jeanswest and Sheike

The Elf Assist kiosk is residence to the brand new suite of latest Christmas decorations. The Eastland staff shall be offering a present wrapping service for patrons with deluxe present wrapping choices accessible. The service is a gold coin donation, with all proceeds going to assist Imaginative and prescient Australia.

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The Christmas Carnival

Saturday 8 December
12pm – 10pm
Ringwood City Sq. and Melbourne Road

Don’t miss out on our largest occasion of the 12 months – the Eastland Christmas Carnival!

This system is jam-packed with actions, carnival rides, roving performers, aerial acrobatics, pop up meals treats and extra! The evening will wrap up with a spectacular fireworks show to rejoice the lighting of the Eastland Group Christmas Tree.

You should definitely e book your self a desk at one of many City Sq. eating places to benefit from the present! My high picks are 400 Gradi, Hunter & Barrel, Ang Ang and The Cellar Door.


Christmas Tree at Eastland - Melbourne Shopping

Santas Workshop - Eastland Melbourne


Eastland is the place to be this festive season for limitless household enjoyable and one of the best Christmas buying!

Tackle: 175 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood

Opening Hours:
Monday – Wednesday: 9am – 5:30pm
Thursday – Friday: 9am – 9pm
Saturday: 9am – 5pm Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Maintain an eye fixed out for prolonged buying and selling as we get nearer to Christmas.
For extra info, please name 03 8820 8027 to talk with one of many staff’s pleasant Valet attendants.


If it’s your first time visiting Eastland, you may trust figuring out that the centre has heaps of underneath cowl parking (parking is free for as much as 3 hours), in addition to being accessible by practice – simply soar onto the Belgrave/Lilydale line and exit at Ringwood Station.

Insider Tip: I at all times park close to the Coles entrance (Entry 8). It’s my go-to for quick entry and exit.

There’s additionally a Valet Parking service positioned within the South carpark (Entry 5 or Entry 6) off Warrandyte Highway. You probably have a child, their not too long ago upgraded Dad and mom rooms are great for feeding and altering services.

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