Celebrate the festive season in Elsternwick Village

Celebrate the festive season in Elsternwick Village

This year, the silly season will be fun for the whole family with all the celebrations happening in Elsternwick Village.

There’s something for everyone, from the beautiful decorations adorning the shopping village to Santa’s fun and festive annual visit.

It’s the perfect place to get all your festive shopping done and dusted ahead of the end-of-year festivities.

Here are some wonderful ways to enjoy the holidays in Elsternwick Village.

Celebrate the festive season in Elsternwick Village

See Santa

Because it wouldn’t be Christmas without the big red man himself, Santa is returning to Elsternwick Village this year to wish you and your loved ones a very merry Christmas.

You’ll find him cruising down Glen Huntly Rd from 11am to 2pm on December 19, accompanied by a jolly crew of musicians and entertainers.

Santa has swapped out his sleigh for a bright red fire truck, so you won’t miss him!

Be sure to pop down to Elsternwick Village to wave hello to Santa as he rides by and join in the festive cheer.

Win this Festive Season

Enter the festive competition

To make this holiday season extra special, Elsternwick Village is hosting a festive competition where you will have the chance to win six prizes across six weeks.

The competition will run from November 16 to December 24, with one winner announced every Thursday.

All you have to do to enter is fill in this form, and you’re in the draw.

The exciting range of prizes includes hampers and gift vouchers valued at $150 or more. The prizes have been sourced from several of Elsternwick Village’s well-loved traders, such as Dirito’s Quality Fruits, Mercantile Home, Ruby’s Gifts, and more.

Celebrate Chanukah

Whatever you need for your Chanukah celebrations this year, you’ll be able to find it at Elsternwick Village.

If you’re looking for presents for your loved ones, head to Ruby’s Gifts. They specialise in Judaica gifts and homewares and can help you to choose from their range of jewellery, accessories, kitchenware, candlesticks, and more.

Preparing a huge feast for the whole family? You can find groceries, wine and fresh produce at Kosher Kingdom, while Aviv Cakes & Bagels is the best places to pick up delectable pastries, cakes and baked goods for dessert.

Festive decorations Elsternwick Village - menorah
Festive decorations Elsternwick Village - candles

Admire the festive decorations

Take in the beautiful views while you’re doing your end-of-year shopping with Elsternwick Village’s huge array of festive decorations.

This year, the streets have once again been decked out with festive wreaths, garlands, and twinkling lights, with Christmas trees, huge toy soldiers, giant presents, and candles also sprinkled throughout the precinct.

Don’t forget to check out the newest addition to the splendour: three giant menorah, shining brightly upon all those who pass.

Head down to Elsternwick Village with your friends and family to stroll through the beautifully adorned precinct and admire the festive spectacle.

Festive decorations Elsternwick Village - wreath

Get your festive shopping done

Elsternwick Village is home to more than 200 businesses, including speciality, independent, and family-run shops where you can always find the right present for that tricky person on your gift list.

With shops and boutiques specialising in fashion, beauty, accessories, homewares, sports and leisure, entertainment, and toys, you have a wealth of options. Out of gift ideas? The precinct’s friendly traders will be more than happy to help you find something special.

By shopping at the precinct, you’ll be supporting local businesses and helping the community to continue thriving.

Be sure to check out our promotions page for festive season sales and promotions on offer from our traders.

Spend time with loved ones

In the lead up to end-of-year celebrations, Elsternwick Village is the perfect place to reunite with friends and family to shop and chat, or share a delicious meal.

Catch up with a friend over breakfast or coffee at one of the one of the shopping precinct’s modern cafes, or indulge in an evening meal out at one of the area’s many quality restaurants.

However you celebrate the holiday season, make it festive and fun with your loved ones at Elsternwick Village.

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