Port Phillip’s premier Christmas event, Port Melbourne’s annual Community Street Festival is a spectacular evening of music, entertainment, shopping and dining! Held on cosmopolitan Bay Street, close to the beach and public transport, this very special community festival is suitable for the whole family.
Host to the Mike Brady School Students Christmas Composition Competition for School Choirs & Ensembles, Port’s Christmas Festival provides surrounding schools with the opportunity to showcase their musical talent. Port Phillip’s only Choral & Instrumental Competition for Primary and Secondary School Choirs and Ensembles, will feature:
Port Melbourne Primary school
Middle Park Primary school
St Kilda Park Primary school
Albert Park Primary School
McKinnon Primary school
McKinnon Secondary College
Elwood Primary School
Elwood Secondary College
Albert Park Secondary College
Port Phillip Specialist School
Community Children Choir at St Silas
West Melbourne School Orchestra
Sandringham Primary school
Covering 150 shop windows and made with over 1000 custom vinyl decals, Port’s Christmas windows are inspired and created by celebrated international display artist, Roz Zweifel. The centrepiece of Port’s Christmas festival, the windows are designed exclusively for the Port Melbourne community.
Big bold and full of Christmas cheer, the Port Melbourne Celebration Concert has a fantastic line-up of performers including:
Melbourne Mandolin Orchestra
Melbourne Accordion Orchestra
Contemporary Melbourne Choir
Ukuladies and a couple of Blokes
Footscray Youth Brass Band
Wrap up your Christmas shopping!
With specialist toy, book, clothing, food, wine and homeware retailers all in one fantastic location, your Christmas shopping is all wrapped up on Bay Street!
Stay & Play!
Held on a Friday evening, the Christmas Street Festival and concert events enable families to participate in the festivities and entertainment along the length of the Bay Street trading precinct. Street activities include:
- Meeting Santa
Princesses and Super Heroes from Magical Princess Entertainment
- Street entertainers
- Fire Engines
- Exclusive kids activities
- Fantastic ‘Family Meal Deals’ at participating restaurants
Get your school involved now!
Interested in participating in the Mike Brady’ School Students Christmas Composition Competition for School Choirs & Ensembles? Register your school here. It’s absolutely FREE to get involved!