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Discover the Magic of Christmas at Exford Waters!

December 2021

The sun is shining, the days are longer and Christmas is right around the corner! What’s not to celebrate? Embrace the joy of Christmas at Exford Waters, with plenty of fun activities for all ages happening all throughout December with our ultimate guide to Christmas!


Christmas Trees

Nothing beats the smell of a freshly cut, Christmas pine tree. If you’re a little behind organising your tree, never fear.

Pick up a 5ft – 8ft (or pre-order an 8-12ft) fresh Christmas Tree from Victoria Christmas Trees in Melton. You can also grab a tree right up until Christmas Eve at Melbourne Christmas Farm in Plumpton.


Victoria Christmas Trees Melton

42 Plover Street, Melton

Open 9am – 7pm, Saturday + Sundays 


Melton Christmas Tree Farm

319 Leakes Road, Plumpton

Open 7 days a week, 8am – 8pm + Saturday Dec 24 8am – 2pm


Christmas Creativity

Embrace your creative flair this Christmas, with plenty of craft and cooking activities around to keep your family entertained.

Melton South Community Centre is currently offering classes to make tasty treats like seasonal macaroons, which make great fancy gifts.

You can also head over to the Julia Gillard Library in Tarneit for a crafternoon spent creating pairs of beaded wreath earrings, the ultimate Christmas party accessory!


Melton South Community Centre Inc 

Christmas Macarons 

Saturday December 11th, 9am – 12pm 


Craft and Conversation 

Julia Gillard Library, Tarneit 

150 Sunset Views Boulevard, Tarneit

Friday December 10th, 11:00am – 1:00pm 


Christmas Lights

Every year the ‘Light Up Melton’ campaign encourages locals to get into the Christmas spirit by decorating their homes with lights.

You can find their map of the best streets to see and visit here. You can also save time and search for Christmas lights near Exford Waters with this handy map. Be sure to check in closer to December 25th as more light-seeing spots are added. If you feel like getting in on the action, Melton Learning is offering a share in $750 in prizes for the most traditional, the most colourful and the most energy-efficient decorated homes around the neighbourhood!


Festive Feasting

Treat your friends to Christmas High Tea and a tour of Overnewton Castle. With free-flowing Twinings tea on offer, you’ll have to order a peppermint brew or two to stay on theme.

Stock up on produce at the Christmas Market at Eynesbury Homestead, with tasty treats available to purchase, plus decorations and gifts to shop for. Santa will even be stopping by for helicopter joy rides and photos!

On Christmas Day, sit back and relax at Mac’s Hotel, with a traditional Christmas Lunch featuring your choice of pav, plum pudding or sticky date for dessert. The best part? No washing up!


Christmas High Tea & Tour of Overnewton Castle 

Sunday December 12th, 11:00am – 3:00pm 

51 Overnewton Road, Keilor


Eynesbury Christmas Market

Eynesbury Homestead

487 Eynesbury Road, Eynesbury

Saturday December 19, 9am – 1:30pm 


Christmas Day Lunch at Mac’s Hotel 

Mac’s Hotel, 322-332 High Street, Melton

Saturday December 25 from 11:30am


Just For Fun

Absolute Kaos is opening up their indoor play centre on Christmas Eve for only $5. Fireman Sam, Mickey Mouse and a Minion will join in on the day, with each child also receiving a free Zooper Dooper to beat the heat.

Introduce your little ones to the magic of Christmas Story Time at Manor Lakes Library. There are two dates to choose from so you don’t have to miss out during this busy social season.

Create a special family memory with your furry friend, with Woodgrove Shopping Centre offering up Christmas themed fur-tography sessions for dogs, cats, rabbits and even guinea pigs! Woodgrove Shopping Centre also offers a sensitive Santa photography session for those who prefer their Christmas cheer to be a little calmer.


Absolute Kaos Christmas Eve

Absolute Kaos Indoor Play Centre, 86-88 High Street, Melton

Friday December 24, 10am – 2pm


Christmas Story Time at Manor Lakes Library

Manor Lakes Library, 86 Manor Lakes Blvd, Wyndham Vale

Tuesday December 14, 1:00pm – 1:30pm + Wednesday December 15, 10:30am-11:00am


Pet Fur-tography  

Woodgrove Shopping Centre, 533 – ­555 High Street, Melton

Various Dates and Times


Sensitive Santa Photos

Woodgrove Shopping Centre, 533 – ­555 High Street, Melton

Various Dates and Times


On behalf of everyone here at Exford Waters, we’d like to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year! 

Please be advised that our Land Sales Office will be closed from Monday December 20th, reopening in the new year on Saturday January 8th at 11 am.