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Your ultimate neighbourhood Christmas shopping guide - gifts galore!

Your ultimate neighbourhood Christmas shopping guide - gifts galore!

 

Are you after that gift with a point of difference? Something eatable or small for a Kris Kringle or even a teacher?⁠
We've put together a list of over 40 local retailers that can help you find that perfect gift this Christmas ?️?⁠
Gift vouchers, kids activities, recipes, homewares, fashion, local delicacies... its all in there!

Take a read below of the city's shopping experiences and boutiques, all in one convenient location.
Merry Christmas, happy shopping. 

1. Fashion, shop the look

annysAnny's Manufacturing Jewellers
This award-winning, family owned boutique in the heart of Frankston City has over 30 years of experience in designing custom-made jewellery sourcing diamonds from across the world to create the perfect piece. Anny's also have beautiful ready made jewellery for that perfect Christmas present.  Make Anny's your first stop this Christmas for that someone special.

92 Young Street, Frankston
1300 092 000
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missvelevtMiss Velvet
Empowering women at all stages in life, through fashion. This unassuming boutique in Wells Street Frankston is more than a clothing store, offering a full styling experience to help you present your best self.

Shop 5/19 wells Street, Frankston
9783 8358 
Shop new arrivals

creekandbayCreek and Bay
Creek and Bay showcase some of Australia's best known brands including Make Me Iconic, OiOi, Sunnylife, Snuggle Hunny Kids and Jellystone (to name just a few) as well as some of the areas most talented makers and designers. Pop into Creek and Bay in Station Street, Seaford to see a gorgeous range of children's and woman's clothing and accessories, homewares, candles and toys to delight and excite this Christmas.

16 Station Street, Seaford
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maryleeMarylee Clothing
Bec started the amazing journey of Marylee Clothing to support her local family and use previous skills as a buyer to share "on trend" finds at affordable prices. “I am continuously sourcing new looks and labels and personally hand pick and provide a huge range that is updated with "New Arrivals" every week’’ Marylee Clothing has now grown into a thriving store and you can either shop from the comfort of your home or come down to the boutique in Langwarrin - The Gateway Shopping Centre. 

Shop 32, The Gateway Shopping Centre, 230 Cranbourne - Frankston Road, Langwarrin 
9770 4783
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eliza
Eliza Dollittles Designer store
If you're looking for a statement piece to show off at your family celebrations this year, look no further than Eliza Doolittles Designer Store. Stocking an eclectic mix of vintage and modern new and used clothing and shoes, this unassuming store in the centre of Frankston is a treasure trove waiting to be explored.

8 Station Street, Frankston 
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jacnjeanJac'n'Jean

Trading since 1970, Jac 'n' Jean was Melbourne's first jean store and is definitely a Frankston institution. There's a huge range of denim labels as well as other men's, women's and children's clothing, shoes and accessories. Perfectly styled and on-trend.

Shop 34B Wells Street, Frankston
9783 6732
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uggDownunder Ugg Boots
It may not seem like the right time of year to be considering Uggs, but really, isn't it always Ugg season? The perfect place to find a gift for those who love to be comfy, Downunder Ugg specialise in all things sheepskin – from boots and slippers to handbags, baby rugs, cushions and even car seat covers. Wanting to send traditional Australian Uggs overseas to family? Downunder Ugg Boots can help you do that too. Gift the gift of Ugg

1151 Frankston-Dandenong Road, Carrum Downs 
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yokooriginalYo-Ko Original Seaford
Summer fashion starts at Yo-Ko Original. Stunning floral maxi, flared and boho dresses, cosy knits for the cooler nights and statement jewellery and shoes to finish your look. Head in-store and see the handmade jewellery, candles and homewares created by local makers and artisans.

33 Armstrongs Road, Seaford 
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2. Home wares, style it your way 

koabykaitlinKoa by Kaitlin
This surprising little studio and concept store showcasing products crafted from the earth can be found on Kareela Road in Frankston. Each item is highly functional and uniquely designed. From candles to vases, teapots, cups and bowls and delicately crafted earrings, here you'll find the perfect statement piece for someone special in your life.

Shop 47 Kareela Road, Frankston 
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mintyMinty Greenhouse – Botanical Living
Minty Greenhouse offer a curated selection of indoor plants, pots, handmade homewares, plant care and ethically made leather furniture.

Check out their Mr Kitly self-watering pots – the perfect gift for anyone who loves plants but never remembers to water them!
50 Playne Street, Frankston
9770 2009
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floristNature Cafe Bar - Pop up Shop
The most stunning little collection of gifts. A great spot to go for lunch and shop as well! 
Why not pop in and see what’s new


1/3 Thompson St, Frankston VIC 3199
9781 5183
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3. Books, art, puzzles, music and more 

guitar villageGuitar Village
Since 1977 Guitar Village has been a centrepiece to the fabric of Frankston. Showcasing a huge range of new and used guitars, amplifiers and accessories, as well as classes for kids aged 4 to 13 to try new instruments, Guitar Village is where you will find the perfect gift for your aspiring rocker.

12-13 Park Lane, Frankston
9781 3160
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guitar villageBlue Note Music 
Music Lovers, right this way. A music icon of Frankston for more than 12 years, this has been a go to for all the vinyl record lovers, it's the ultimate music treasure trove. They have vinyl records, framed music icons, guitars, posters, pre loved denim and so much more. .

11 Wells St, Frankston
9781 4467
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robinsons booksRobinson's Bookshop
Victoria's oldest general independent bookshop is located in the heart of Frankston's city centre. Robinson's Bookshop is not your average bookshop. In a world where digital technologies and communications are growing by the minute, Robinson's owner, Susanne and her friendly and knowledgeable team have created a place of intrigue and excitement to engage the next generation of booklovers. If you don't know where to start be sure to check out their gifting guides.

Shop 3/11 Station Street Mall, Frankston 
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jigsawSmooth Jigsaws
If you're looking for something truly memorable and unique this Christmas, then Sandhurst-based business, Smooth Jigsaws can help. They take your favourite photos and turn them into small, medium or large jigsaws. All you need to do is send them your picture or pictures and their creative team will put together a design.

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floristFlorist at Seaford
More than flowers, Florist at Seaford is an oasis of garden and giftware and the best place to find a gift for the person who has everything. Explore the gorgeous hanging ornaments, bird feeders and sculptures for outside and inside the home and pick up everything you need to create your very own magical fairy garden.

128 Nepean Highway, Seaford
8772 2664
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artAquire Design & Art Studio
Support local artists and find the perfect present for your loved ones this Christmas. Aquire Design & Art Studio is a cooperative of local artists working together to showcase and sell their work. When you buy an art piece you are directly supporting the artist, but also helping to ensure the continued existence which provides local artists with continually growing support. Shop online or in person.

10 Station Street, Seaford
0402 066 436
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FVIC Frankston Visitor Information Centre (FVIC)
Pop in and say ‘hello’ and check out the FVIC's exciting NEW merchandise range including beach gear, games and some fun Christmas gift ideas, perfect for stocking fillers! They are also excited to be reintroducing their popular Street Art Walking tours, delivering 3 tours per week including a twilight tour on Friday nights. Tickets are $15 per person and include a hot drink.
Pop into the center today, speak to a local about what's happening in town and find plenty of beautiful and locally made Christmas gifts ideas!⁠
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giving The Gift of Giving, Christmas Giving Tree
Frankston City Council, in association with local charity Frankston Life Community, is encouraging residents to support our local community by gifting non-perishable food items to the Christmas Giving Tree in the Frankston Library.
The Giving Tree is located in the Frankston Library at 60 Playne Street, Frankston with donations accepted from Friday 2nd December, right through to Thursday 22nd December.
 



mcclelland McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park 
Think outside the box this Christmas and give something a little different from McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park. They have lost of gift ideas created from a range of artists including lip balm, bags, bowls, key chain, art and more. 
Support the artisans this Christmas at McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park. 

 Visit the gallery 

 L260807736 621548309265033 5917469962590946487 nocal photography
Do you know someone that loves their local neighbourhood and are proud of Frankston City? A local calendar or high resolution portrait of our home town can make their day and a great Christmas present this year. It's a great option to send overseas to a family member or friend to show off this fabulous city and where you live! You can buy a variety of different photos and support our local photographers by purchasing from their albums. Suggestions are Mike Launder Photography, Rising High Media  or Neil McCarthy Photography. 
Image credit: Mike Launder Photography

 




4. Local 
delicacies 

biersalBiersal Brewery
Buying beer can be tricky, but with their great take away service, you can now enjoy the great tasting beers on tap from Biersal Brewery anywhere. Biersal Brewery is a craft brewery, founded by a local family in Seaford, with a passion for German style beer, it's a great spot to pick up something a little different for all the beer lovers.  

27 Hartnett Drive, Seaford
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daintonDainton Brewery
Using the only decent Christmas present his mum ever gave him, a home brew kit in 2008 – Dan Dainton started his brewing saga punching out some pretty horrible tasting home brew. His mission was clear 'learn how to make the best beer possible'. With help from others and teachings from the Federation Uni brewing course his beers started going from fairly offensive to quite drinkable. Head in store this Christmas to gift some of their award winning beer. 

560 Frankston-Dandenong Road, Carrum Downs 
9775 0334
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mrbanks
Mr Banks
A small brewery in Seaford, Victoria focusing heavily on IPA’s, Lagers, Stouts and Sours.
Mr Banks believe in fresh, fun, full flavoured beer. Always striving for drinkability and deliciousness in everything they do. Whether it be that cold crisp Lager your slamming down by the beach or the big juicy IPA you’re wishing wouldn’t end. We are always endeavouring to make it better and make it fresher. Quench someone's thirst this Christmas, see their product range online..
12 Hi-Tech Place Seaford
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thatspiritedThat Spirited Lot
It was the Christmas Eve of 2018 when a 200L copper still named Doris (after the brothers’; Jon-Paul (JP) and Chris Willigenburg late grandmother) arrived in the little warehouse in Seaford. After a few months of experimenting That Spirited Lot Distillers launched their first product Ninch Dry Gin in May 2019, a tribute to the Mornington Peninsula or “Ninch” where the boys grew up. Two years the boys are producing some of Australia’s best quality spirits. That Spirited Lot Distillers can help you give a special gift this Christmas. 

Unit 4/42 Hartnett Drive, Seaford
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hopshopHop Shop
Do you believe in ‘drinking what tastes good to you’? If so, head into The Hop Shop today, Frankston’s very own craft beer bar and bottle shop. Whether that’s a blended wild ale or an easy drinking lager, their promise is to serve beer with all it’s intended quality. They stock 18 rotating taps of curated craft beer & over 100+ cold stored brews at the in-house bottle shop. All available for you to take-away a gift.
26 Playne Street, Frankston
Shop now

bakerbearsBaker Bears
Baker Bears are a bakery located in Seaford and this year they are selling Gingerbread Houses. If you have been chasing down one of these divine houses, ring ahead to order as they often book out. What’s Christmas without a little classic tradition.

144 Austin Road, Seaford
0423 228 484
Order now



HypedHyped Cakes and Donuts
This year Hyped Cakes and Donuts are taking orders for Gingerbread Houses. Call now and order ahead, you don’t want to miss out on the detail that goes into these delicious delights!
Carrum Downs Shopping Centre, Shop T6, 100 Hall Road, Carrum Downs
0422 814 444
Order now


cake Lions Club
Support our local community this year by buying a Christmas cake or pudding from the Lions Club of Frankston. Cakes and puddings can be purchased from Karingal Hub; call past either the Westpac or ANZ Bank or at one of Frankston City Council's Customer Services Centers located at the Civic Centre in Frankston or at Seaford Library or the Langwarrin Customer Services Centre. 
Sometimes its more than a thought that counts, support your local community this Christmas. 
More information 

XMAS 2021

Cakes by Lisa
Christmas treats are now available for pre-order at Cakes by Lisa.  Keep the kids entertained, let them get creative with a 'Paint your own cookie kit', or if you need a sweet fix for Christmas day, pick up a 6 pack of cupcakes or a Deluxe Cupcake Wreath. This could make a great centre piece for your dining table and a fantastic talking point! 

Order now

 

Chocolate Grove Chocolate Grove 
The Willy Wonker of the South East! Here you can marvel at the vast array of innovative chocolate on offer - you’ll be blown away by the quality, variety, and value! Try the latest chocolate innovations - ‘Lemon Bursts’ freeze-dried lemon slices in rich dark chocolate, ‘Beat to the Beet’ freeze dried beetroot chips in milk and dark chocolate, and our Dark Hazelnut Fudge which is a current team favourite. To commemorate the unveiling of 'The BIG chocolate Bar', Chocolate Grove has also hand crafted special large 'BIG' Milk Chocolate Spot on Bars! These edible delights will represent a real family treat! Browse through the Australian Confectionery and Chocolate History Centre right here in Carrum Downs.
Shop now

 
cakecottageThe Cake Cottage

The Award winning cake studio are creating custom cakes, grazing boxes, dessert boards and so much more. They can create a cake for any celebration, so if you have an design in mind get in touch. 
Every year  their Christmas range sells fast. Have you ordered yours??

Order now

 


cakecottageGelato Unou 

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Or maybe just a chilly treat to impress everyone at your Christmas festivities. Gelato Unou have your back with their adorable Christmas cakes and mini snowmen.

Order now

 

 

6. The gift of fun, gift voucher galore 

strikeStrike Bowling Bar
Strike while the iron is hot! Get in early this Christmas and give they gift of bowling, something most people probably haven't done in a while. 
Located in the heart Frankston in the Bayside Entertainment Precinct you can enjoy a fully stocked bar, delicious menu, and outdoor terrace while having a ball bowling, playing laser tag and even arrange a karaoke. Strike have got the fun covered for everyone!

Buy a gift card


holey moleyHoley Moley Golf Club
Frankston's inner city golf club is sure to bring you and your family, or mates all the enjoyment you need this Christmas. Whether it's a voucher for a colleague, that random KK you've been allocated or a thoughtful gift for a family member Holey Moley Golf Club gift voucher is sure to impress. Shout someone you know a round of 9 today. 
Buy a gift card



genealGeneral Public
Looking for somewhere someone hasn't been before? General Public is a hot spot in Frankston that contains something for everyone – under one roof! Groovy beats, sleek tenpin bowling lanes, cocktails & the best digital arcade games in Melbourne. We all love a few sips around the pool tables, or even a night off cooking. The kids will be entertained with a slide from the top level to the bottom, and a dessert hub to finish the night off!
Buy a gift card


bayside rockBayside Rock
Challenge someone you know this Christmas at Melbourne's premier climbing facility. With world class bouldering, roped climbing, high ropes obstacle course and a well equipped kids climbing area, there really is something to challenge everyone. A voucher from Bayside Rock could be the point of difference you're looking for in a gift this Christmas.
9 Network Drive, Carrum Downs  
Buy a gift card

graveity zoneGravity Zone
Come and enjoy Australia’s largest indoor trampoline centre, multi level Laser Tag, Virtual Reality Hologate, toddler playground, cafe and much more. Jump on 180 different trampolines spread over 6 zones with luxurious padding and foam ensuring a soft, bouncy landing no matter how extreme your moves may get. Or take part in the multi-level laser tag with up to 40 players in each game, this is a game like no other. Jump straight into Christmas this year with a gift voucher from Gravity Zone. 
25 Oliphant Way, Seaford 
Buy a gift card

funtopiaFuntopia
Funtopia is the  largest indoor entertainment centre in Australia with 40 Indoor climbing walls, 2500sqm of playground and NEW messy studio and of course home to Mr Spriggins Restaurant. If you are seeking a fun filled day for little and big kids alike, give a Funtopia gift voucher this Christmas.

586b Frankston Dandenong Road, Carrum Downs
Buy a gift card


PARCPARC
Pool, water slides, playground, cafe, fitness centre, spa, sauna, steam rooms... there is no end to the fun, exercise and well being at the Mornington Peninsula's
 premier aquatic, fitness and fun park - PARC (Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre). Head down to PARC and let the friendly reception staff help you purchase a gift voucher, corner Cranbourne Road and Olive Grove, Frankston. 
Contact PARC



hoytsHoyts Cinemas 
We have all missed the in cinema experience that Hoyts Frankston has to offer. Hoyts is where recliners are normal, not an extra - there's no doubt that a movie voucher, or double pass voucher for those that are lucky makes the most perfect gift or stocking filler. There is actually nothing better to give, and nothing easier to buy!
21 Well Street, Frankston 
Buy a gift voucher

villageVillage Cinemas
Gold Class oh how we missed you. Can you imagine sitting back, relaxing in a red velvet seat with dinner and drinks being brought to you as you watch one of the latest block busters? Give the gift of Gold Class this year. Now with Karingal Hub upgrade complete, sending someone you love to Village at Karingal Hub is a real treat. 
197 Karingal Drive Frankston
Buy a gift voucher

waterbikesWaterbikes Australia
With the weather warming up so are people's willingness to try new things and head to the beach. For a memorable experience this summer give the gift of hiring Peninsula Water bikes. Peddle around the Bay with this reasonably easy, instagrammable experience. Surprise someone this Christmas with a water bike experience.. they wont be expecting it. 
Buy a gift card

SAWTStreet Art Walking Tours
Street Art Walking Tours are a fabulous gift to give to someone special this Christmas. Buy an individual ticket or get a group together for a guided tour. We promise you will see something new and learn about Frankston's internationally recognised street art scene. For only $15 per person including a hot drink from a local cafe, this makes the perfect gift to place under the tree. New dates have just been released and include twilight sessions, perfect as a pre-dinner activity. Book today! 
Book a tour


FACFrankston Arts Centre (FAC)
Give the gift of live performance this Christmas with an up coming show or buy someone a Frankston Art Centre Membership which will offer them deals, discounts and the latest performance arts news all year round. This December the FAC will be showing the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Spellbound, Chocolate Starfish, Richard Clapton and The Spirit of Christmas to give you only a taste of the world class performances it hosts!
27-37 Davey Street, Frankston 
9784 1060
Book a show


excapr
Excape Rooms
Escape the Christmas rush, but definitely don't go pass the gift of an Excape Room this Christmas. As one of the best rated rooms on the Mornington Peninsula, give the gift of a real life adventure game this Christmas. Excape Frankston has rooms that are designed for people who love a challenge, like to use logic, problem solving and work in a team! Not matter the experience level, beginners to advanced, Excape Frankston is the perfect 60 minute rush you need to gift. 
Buy a gift card

 

koala gift card Moonlit Sanctuary
Moonlit Sanctuary is Melbourne’s award-winning wildlife park, where over 70 Aussie species are waiting to meet you.
When you purchase gift vouchers or adopt an animal, not only have you chosen a great gift but you are also helping to support our wildlife and conservation programs.
550 Tyabb-Tooradin Road, Pearcedale                                                                  
Buy a gift card

 

 8.  White Christmas Stars recipe 

recipe

 

 

 

 

White Christmas Stars

Ingredients 
250g White chocolate
50g Christmas Red & Green Pouch
70g rice bubbles
30g desiccated coconut
30g pistachios, chopped
40g dried cranberries

Method
Step 1 of 8
In a large bowl combine the rice bubbles, coconut, pistachio and cranberries and set aside.
Step 2 of 8
Place 200g chocolate in a heat proof bowl and microwave in short 15 second bursts, stirring between each burst, until melted.
Step 3 of 8
Add 200g of the white chocolate to the rice bubbles mixture and stir to combine.
Step 4 of 8
Spray the inside of a 10cm star shaped cookie cutter mould greased with cooking spray and fill the star with the rice bubble mixture.
Step 5 of 8
Gently push out of the mould and repeat with the remaining mixture. Set aside in the fridge to set completely.
Step 6 of 8
Once set, place the remaining 50g white chocolate in a heat proof bowl and microwave in short 15 second bursts, stirring between each burst, until melted.
Step 7 of 8
Place the chocolate into a piping bag with a small round nozzle and drizzle the white chocolate over the top of the stars, adding Christmas M&M’S® to decorate.
Step 8 of 8
Place in the refrigerator to set completely and once set, store in an airtight container in the fridge until ready to serve.

Find the recipe here, thanks Woolworths, ENJOY!

 

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