Christmas Day is celebrated on the 25th of December and is celebrated all over the world. Therefore, Christmas in Melbourne is a public holiday and is a wonderful time to stop, reflect and spend time with family and friends.
Amid all the gift-giving and family celebrations, there are many fun activities for you to enjoy on Christmas Day in Melbourne.
Christmas Day Date 2023, What Is Open & Things To Do, Melbourne
You can also catch a movie on Christmas Day, as some cinemas remain open in the CBD: Village Cinemas at Crown and Kino Cinemas on Collins Street. Many of the Boxing Day blockbusters are often released on Christmas Day, so if you want to get in early and skip the crowds, a movie on Christmas Day is a great way to spend the afternoon.
Other fun ways to enjoy Christmas Day in Melbourne include visiting Melbourne’s famous attractions, which remain open. These include the Eureka Skydeck; from where you get panoramic views of the city, the Melbourne Aquarium, and the Melbourne Zoo.
You won’t find many shops in the CBD on Christmas Day; however, most 7/11 convenience stores will be open, as well as the IGA stores on Flinders, Spencer and King Streets.
So if you are looking for something to do on Christmas Day, there are still a few attractions open. Merry Christmas!