Port Phillip’s premier Christmas event, Port Melbourne Bay Street Festival is a spectacular evening of music, entertainment, shopping and dining! Held on the iconic Bay Street, close to the beach and public transport, this very special community festival is suitable for the whole family. Join us for the festivities from 5pm-9pm.
Host to the Mike Brady's Perpetual Trophy Composition Competition for School Choirs & Ensembles, the Bay Street Festival provides surrounding schools with the opportunity to showcase their musical talent. Featuring Port Phillip’s only Choral & Instrumental Competition for Primary and Secondary School Choirs and Ensemble.
Get ready for a Fun night to celebrate the End of Year with music and laughter, with Santa and dance, with choir competition and a JAZZ PARADE! We will have it all and hopefully the weather will be kind to us!
- The Festival will start at 5 p.m. for all choirs and instrumental groups to perform on Bay St at their locations (details will be confirmed closer to the date).
- The Jazz Parade is at 6.20 p.m. (all participants are invited to join the jazz band on their instruments and walk together to the main stage)
- Choirs Competition at 6.45 p.m.
- Monash Big Band performance 8 p.m.
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.
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.
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!