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Frankston’s Magical Christmas

What is Frankston’s Magical Christmas and when can I partake?
Frankston’s Magical Christmas has all the splendour and surprise of Christmas beautifully wrapped into a month-long celebration from Saturday 28 November until Thursday 24 December. Things are getting better and the future is bright so why not enjoy a month of Christmas magic as we wave 2020 goodbye?

What is the first event of Frankston’s Magical Christmas?
Frankston Magical Christmas Concert will launch our Christmas celebrations from 7pm on Saturday 28 November. The concert will be streamed on the Frankston Events Facebook page and Frankston Art Centre’s YouTube channel. With a number of special guests it is sure to be spectacular!

When can I see Frankston’s Christmas Tree light up?
We know the tree lighting is a tradition many in our community hold dear. Although we can’t gather together for the occasion this year, we are prerecording the special lighting which you can watch during Frankston’s Magical Christmas Concert. 
The 100+ year old Norfolk pine on Davey Street will continue to bring Christmas joy every night in December, with the lights turned on at 8pm each night from Sunday 29 November until early January.

Can I participate at my own pace?
There are a variety of activities which you can participate in your own self-paced way. We have online events to suit all ages and interests, physical activities which can also be completed in your own time and pace.
Some of our online events will be available to view at a later date and there are some that will only be available whilst they are live streamed. Please check in with details for each individual online event for details.

Are there any costs associated with Frankston’s Magical Christmas?
The majority of Frankston’s Magical Christmas activities are free with costs associated with purchases from market stalls from the Little Beauty Market and other retail outlets.

Are there any competitions I can participate in?
There are two different competitions running, Frankston’s Magical Christmas Decoration Trail and a colouring in competition.
Frankston’s Magical Christmas Decoration Trail will take you on an adventure throughout Frankston City to find all 10 clues. Make sure you decode the mystery code to go into the draw to win one of four $50 vouchers.
The Christmas colouring in competition has prize packs to win for our two age categories of under 10 and 11 – 17 years.
Both competitions close at 5pm Monday 21 December.

How do I register my street for Frankston’s Magical Christmas Glow?
Frankston’s Magical Christmas Glow will collate all of the houses participating in Christmas light displays within Frankston City. If you have decorated your house with a Christmas light display make sure you submit your street prior to Friday 27 November to be included in the lights list. On Tuesday 1 December the collated list will be uploaded to our website.

How do I find what streets are involved in Frankston’s Magical Christmas Glow?
The collated Christmas light display list will be made available on Tuesday 1 December on our website. Spend the month of December enjoying the lights of Frankston City and basking in the Christmas glow.

Are there activities that I can do outside in my suburb?
Outside of our online activities, Frankston’s Magical Christmas Glow and Frankston’s Magical Christmas Hunt can be completed in your local area, make sure you check back on our website for more details.  

Are there Christmas activities in the Frankston City Centre?
If you are looking to head down to Frankston’s City centre, be sure to take part in Frankston’s Magical Christmas Trail, pop into a local café or support some of the local businesses, and remember at night to take in the beauty of Frankston’s Christmas Tree located on Davey Street.  

What activities can I partake in online?
If you are looking to join in the celebrations online there are a number of activities, shows and shopping to support local business that can be done from home. Have a look at the wide range of activities to see what you may want to participate in.

Will there be any fireworks for Frankston’s Magical Christmas?
Due to COVID-19 restrictions and concerns of anyone gathering, there will be no fireworks for Frankston’s Magical Christmas in 2020. We look forward to having fireworks return to Frankston City’s programming when it is safe to do so.   

Is there Facebook page or website for more information?
All of the information can be found on the Frankston’s Magical Christmas section of our website. For up to date and extended information, make sure you like the following Facebook pages and visit the website.
 
Frankston Events Facebook
Frankston City Libraries Facebook
Frankston Arts Centre Facebook
Discover Frankston
Frankston City Council
Frankston Art Centre’s YouTube channel

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Frankston City Council
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Frankston 3199
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