About the Festival

Date: Saturday 25 November 2017
Time: 5pm-10pm
Cost: FREE entry, with costs for rides, food and amusements
Location: Davey Street, Frankston

You are invited to celebrate the start of the festive season at Frankston’s Christmas Festival of Lights 2017. Now celebrating its 20 year The largest free Christmas festival in the state, this year’s event promises a night of magic for the young and young at heart. Bring the family together to create lasting memories. Enjoying entertainment and activities including Santa’s grand arrival and the traditional lighting of the Christmas tree.

Highlights Include

  • Share your Christmas wish-list with Santa Claus at Santa’s House
  • Enjoy the sounds of Christmas at the Entertainment Stage
  • Tree Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks Display at 9.30pm
  • Help light up the night and purchase a $3 candle to wave as you sing along to the Carols! 
  • The Frankston Library have extended their opening hours for the event. Christmas story time will take place and there will be a craft activity, face painting and live music in the library forecourt.


Tree Lighting Ceremony and Fireworks Display at 9.30pm on Davey Street

Gather around the 100+ year old Norfolk Pine tree for the highlight of the night, an inspiring spectacle that has become a Frankston Christmas tradition. See the awe on the children’s faces as the tree and fireworks display light up the night sky. Can you guess how the tree will be lit this year?

Accessible Event 

Frankston’s Christmas Festival of Lights 2017 is an accessible event and features:

  • Accessible unisex toilet
  • Pram and wheelchair accessible pathways
  • Accessible parking around the city centre, please view the Frankston City Centre Car Parking Map
  • Accessible by Public Transport

Public Transport

Catch Frankston line train to Frankston Station. The event site is 750 metres walk from Frankston Station.

Visit the Public Transport Victoria website to plan your journey. 

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Contact Us

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Frankston City Council
PO Box 490
Frankston 3199
P. 1300 322 322
E. frankstonevents@frankston.vic.gov.au

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