About the Christmas Festival of Lights

Frankston’s Christmas Festival of Lights is celebrating 22 years of bringing Christmas to our city.  

This much-anticipated annual Christmas event holds a special place in the hearts of residents and visitors, offering a magical night of fun, entertainment and festivity for all. Enjoy FREE activities including a children’s show, Santa visits and craft activities at the Frankston Arts Centre.  

Date: Saturday 30 November 2019
Time: 5pm-10pm
Cost: FREE entry, with costs for rides, food, market stalls and amusements
Location: Frankston Arts Centre precinct, Frankston Library, Davey Street and surrounds. 

Event features

  • Live music and Christmas carols on the legendary main stage
  • Santa visits in Cube 37
  • Kid’s activities
  • Rides and amusements
  • Foods from around the world
  • Santa’s Grand Arrival Parade
  • Tree lighting and fireworks display (9.15pm)

Following the lighting of Frankston City’s spectacular century-old Norfolk Pine Christmas Tree – rumoured to be the most epic yet – witness a spectacular fireworks display.

Road closures and detours

From 4am Saturday 30 November to 3am Sunday 1 December

  • Davey Street — between Nepean Highway and Baxter Street
  • Young Street —between Playne Street and High Street
  • Plowman Place
  • Baxter Street

Important information

  • Children must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times 
  • Event may be cancelled at any time due to inclement weather
  • This is a smoke, drug, alcohol and pet-free event

Accessibility features

  • Toilets
  • Pram and wheelchair pathways

Public transport

Visit Public Transport Victoria to plan your journey

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Contact Us

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

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