All posts tagged: christmas

Last minute Christmas Shopping

If you haven’t read our Christmas Shopping post, and you think you might be running out of time to buy THE gift this year… Don’t worry, we’ve gathered our favourie Christmas Markets to save you time searching around for a unique gift for the special one. A Night at the Nicholas – The Summer Edition| The Nicholas Building| 7 December Have a drink while you enjoy the views at The Nicholas Building Association. Here you’ll find urban creatives, renowned jewllers are artists and vintage labels, all under a beautifully preserved art deco arcade. Boho Luxe Market – The Christmas Edition| Federation Square| 10 December The name says it all. Find bohemian style clothing, jewllery, candles, artwork, children’s wear and more here! It is a lifestyle event with a festival vibe. There’ll be more than just shopping at Boho Lux Market. Expect Vietnamese food, cupcakes, donuts, fresh juices and… VEGAN BAKERY and CHOCOLATE! Collins Place Design Market| Collins Place| 15 December A boutique Christmas Market present by Creators Assembly and Collins Place. Shop at the Pars End of Collins Street with the Christmas …

Time to do your Christmas shopping

You either love it or hate it, Christmas is a fantastic time of year for focusing on the people you care about, reflecting on the year that’s been and relaxing before the new one begins. We’ve made the task a little easier by recommending some of our favourites for getting your joyful, joyful on in preparation for the happiest season. Festive Decorations If you’re inclined to skip the queues on Bourke Street Mall and look locally for unique decorations, Christmas Kingdom is the place to be. With 3 locations in Mentone, Flemington and Ringwood, you’ll find an enormous selection of ornaments, lights and collectables. Christmas Feasts Whilst you can’t go past the iconic Queen Victoria Market for unreal Christmas table produce, wander around the corner to the DOC Delicatessen (Lygon Street, Carlton) for an impressive cheese and wine selection, and the Spring Street Grocer for specialty sauces, spreads and condiments. The Perfect Gift Whether you’ve got tricky or simple recipients, a select few to shop for or a horde or thousands, keep your mind open …

Melbourne Christmas Markets

Melbourne is in full festive spirit and Christmas markets are starting to pop up all over town. Here’s a list of some of the best holiday markets for unique presents, artisan gifts, and local crafts. The Craft & Co Christmas Market | 10am-2pm, Sunday 11 December Launching it’s first ever Christmas Market, The Craft & Co  will play host to more than 20 local artisan producers whose non-perishable goods will make for the perfect gift these holidays.  From soothing chocolate goodies from Mork, through to TC&C spirits and wines, the haul will have something for young and old.  There’ll also be a hamper and wrapping service plus free samples of house-made wine produced and bottled at TC&C’s own vineyard, as well as house-made salami and cheese samples throughout the day. Kris Kringle Night Market | Every Thursday evening in December Northcote Town Hall’s much loved annual Kris Kringle Night Market returns this December over four Thursday evenings. Celebrating its tenth year, the Kris Kringle Night Market was established to showcase and support our vibrant artistic community. Pick …

Gingerbread Village

More than 500kg of gingerbread have gone into constructing Melbourne’s very own gingerbread village. Come along to the town hall where entry is free and you can check out your favourite Melbourne landmarks transformed into gingerbread. When: On until 24 December, 2015 Where: Melbourne Town Hall, Swanston St Visit the website here.