Photos with Santa
Visitors can have a photo taken with Santa. There is a wide range of packages available. Families can get a free 6×8 photo from 5pm to 7pm every Thursday and Friday night excluding 21 and 22 December.
- Waverley Gardens Shopping Centre, corner Police and Jacksons roads, Mulgrave. Friday 15 December, 9.30am to 7pm. Saturday 16 December, 9.30am to 5pm. Sunday 17 December, 11am to 4pm. Monday 18 to Wednesday 20 December, 9.30am to 6pm. Thursday 21 and Friday 22 December, 9.30am to 8pm. Saturday 23 December, 9am to 5pm. Sunday 24 December, 9am to 4pm.
Australian traditional nativity scene
This display is in its 14th year and bigger than ever.
- St Elizabeth’s Parish Church, 107 Bakers Road, Dandenong North. Visitors can make an appointment through the parish office on 9795 6217 or Wilson Fernandez on 0428 927 110.
Create a snow globe
Kids can create their own Christmas snow globe at this free event.
- Level 3 at Dandenong Plaza, McCrae Street, Dandenong. Saturday 16 December, 11am to 2pm.
Christmas activity pack
Kids can get crafty with a free Christmas colouring activity pack.
- Level 3 at Dandenong Plaza, McCrae Street, Dandenong. Saturday 23 December, 11am to 2pm.
Carols in Harmony Square
The 70th annual Greater Dandenong carols event will free activities for kids from 6pm, including a storytime session, face painting, arts and crafts and balloon animals.
The carols start at 6.30pm and include performances from Chris McKenna, Roy Best, Michelle Fitzmaurice, Roy Best, pianist David Cameron, Bethany Fisher, the City of Greater Dandenong Band, Dandenong Primary School and the Tongan Upper Room Worship Team.
There’ll be a special appearance from Shrek and food and market stalls.
- Harmony Square, 225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong. Friday 15 December, 6pm to 9.30pm. On-street and multi-deck car parking is free after 6pm.