Christmas in Stonnington 2014

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The City of Stonnington wishes you a happy and safe festive season and invites you to enjoy the 2014 Christmas program.

Win a Jolly Christmas Hamper!

Instagram Christmas     

Retailers from across Stonnington have come together to create a Christmas hamper full of goodies for you and your family. For your chance to win, simply snap a photo of what Christmas in Stonnington means to you, post it on Instagram and include the hashtag #stonningtonchristmas and tag @whats_on_stonnington to go into the draw. Visit our Instagram page now.

The competition closes on the 12th day of Christmas, Tuesday 6 January 2015, so get snapping! For full terms and conditions click here.

Your instant gift guide!

Instagram Gift Guide    

Stonnington has some great unique retail stores that might just have that perfect gift you've been looking for.


Why not explore a selection of our local retailers and their gift suggestions through our special Instagram feed? Visit our Instagram page now or search for hashtag #stonningtongifts

Meet our retailers

Get to know some of Stonnington traders as they share their insider top gift ideas, tips, traditions and own wishes for Christmas at home this year.  Click here to watch the videos.

Christmas Events

Sing and celebrate with family, friends and neighbours at Stonnington's magical Carols concerts. Support a local community organisation by purchasing your candles, glow-sticks and programs.

A Kid's Christmas at Ardrie Park


A Kid's Christmas features children's activities with a festive flair, glittering entertainment for the young, and the young at heart, and a special surprise performance from Justine Clarke, one of Australia's most loved and popular children's performers.

Saturday  6 December 2014
4.00 - 7.00pm
Ardrie Park, Ardrie Road, Malvern East
Free event
On-street parking only


Christmas Concert at Central Park


Enjoy a dazzling line-up of festive music featuring some of the State's leading vocalists accompanied by the stunning South of the River Choir and festive favourites Stonnington City Brass, Malvern.

Saturday 13 December
7.30 - 9.30pm
Central Park, Burke Road, Malvern
Free event
On-street parking only


Carols at Como Park


Featuring special guest Australian singer-songwriter, pianist, comedian, writer and star of television program Offspring, Eddie Perfect, this magical night ends with a mesmerising fireworks finale.

Sunday 14 December
7.30 - 9.45pm
Como Park, Williams Road, South Yarra
Free event
Parking on Como Park North Oval - enter from Alexandra Avenue North


Santa Storytime

ardrie     Join Santa and his elf assistant for special Santa Storytime sessions and Christmas decoration making for children aged 0 – 10 years at all four Stonnington libraries in December. 

For more information, to book and for the full Stonnington Libraries Christmas program, please visit the Stonnington Libraries website. Bookings are essential.

Town Hall Lights

malvern night  

Malvern Town Hall, cnr Glenferrie Road and High Street
Prahran Town Hall, cnr Chapel Street and Greville Street

See and feel the spirit of Christmas in Stonnington, with both Town Halls sprinkled in festive cheer from mid-November.