As the city comes to life again, QV Melbourne is at the heart of festivities. Located in the QV city square on the corner of Swanston and Lonsdale Streets, the QV Melbourne Christmas Hub will run until 24 December. Entertainment is FREE for all shoppers and visitors, with drinks at bar prices.
The QV Christmas Tree is one of Australia’s largest Christmas trees on show, reaching 15 metres to the stars, with magical lights covering the entire exterior. It joins the Myer Christmas windows as a celebratory destination this December.
‘Tenders of bar from CBD favourite Father’s Office will shake up festive cocktails and pop French champagne at their pop-up garden bar, open 7 days a week. Nestled next to the QV Christmas Tree, is a bustling cocktail caravan, where Father’s Office mixologists will serve up watermelon daiquiris, lime margaritas, espresso martinis and more. Launching with the Christmas Hub, the pop-up bar will be open all summer long.
Candy Cane and Angel Stilt Walkers, Red and Gold Acrobats and Roller Bauble performers will offer colour and interactive delight to those picnicking under the Christmas tree. Catch the festive entertainment from 11am-2pm and 4pm-7pm on Fridays and Saturdays until 19 December.
“We’re so happy to be able to put on a festive celebration for Melbourne, at a time when it has never been more deserved! In addition to our stunning Christmas tree, we’ve transformed our outdoor Square with extended alfresco seating, which is already proving to be a popular meeting spot for city visitors,” says Arabella Richards, Centre Manager, QV Melbourne.
Right up until Christmas, $20 all day parking is on offer for shoppers to assist with stress free Christmas shopping. The offer is available from Monday to Friday, spend $1 at any QV Melbourne store to claim.