Christmas Holidays in Williamstown

As we enter December and near school holidays, the festive season draws closer every day. The weather gets warmer, the decorations go up and Christmas music swims through the streets. Whether you’re a long-time local or visiting for the holidays, Williamstown offers a variety of events to lead us into the festive season, and to get the most out of warm summer nights. Here are out picks for Christmas Holidays in Williamstown!

Williamstown Christmas Night Markets

Friday December 8 5pm – 10pm
Ferguson Street & Douglas Parade

This Friday night the streets will come alive with music, stalls, activities and performances. Bring the kids along for face painting and balloon art, and pop into the shops for some after hours twilight Christmas shopping, where you might find a few discounts to help your Christmas list along!

Williamstown Carols by Candlelight

Sunday December 17 7pm- 9:30pm
Commonwealth Reserve

For some classic carols head down to the Commonwealth Reserve to get your annual dose of Christmas musical cheer. A variety of artists will deliver both traditional and contemporary takes on our favourites in a perfect seaside setting. This is a free and family-friendly event where you can get involved in the community spirit of Williamstown.

New Years Eve at The Strand

Sunday 31st December
The Strand

The best way to end the year in Williamstown is to take in the spectacular views of the city’s firework display from the waterfront. Look across the bay to the glittering show above the CBD and bring in the New Year with a bang. Take along a picnic rug and some friends and family for a magical night.

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The Strand at sunset

Enjoy the Holidays in Williamstown whatever the season!

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