Christmas is just around the corner and although 2020 has been an eventful ride, Christmas is still as magical as it has always been. Now that we are out of lockdown, it is time to explore the outdoors, meet friends and families and give them a big hug, and enjoy the summer sunshine!

Still thinking of what activities to do post lockdown? Fret not! We have compiled 5 fun things to do with family in this festive season. Which one are you going to do?

1. Myer Christmas Windows

The magic of Christmas would not be complete without a visit to Bourke Street Mall. This year’s display brings back characters from the past 25 years. How cool is that! And while you’re at it, do snap a few photos for the ‘gram too.

Discover Christmas in Melbourne https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/article/the-ultimate-family-guide-to-christmas-in-melbourne

2. Visit the Markets

Check off your Christmas present list by supporting and shopping local! You’ll be spoiled with a huge list of unique, made with love, and handcrafted items that will definitely make Christmas a little bit more special this year.

Here is a guide for your Christmas market hop: https://whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au/article/your-guide-to-melbournes-christmas-markets

3. Magical Christmas Quest

Go on a jolly quest and explore Melbourne, our beloved city! Find the clues scattered over five locations to complete the Magical Quest. Solve the riddles, take the pics of the Christmas icons, and stand a chance to win a $250 prize pack! Sounds like something that tickles your fancy?  Start your adventures HERE and the best of luck.

4. Rediscover Melbourne

We are so blessed to be living in one of the world’s best cities and that means we have an abundance of fun, educational, and exciting activities we are able to enjoy! With the warm sunny days coming up, there are so many things that you can do with your family!

Here is a comprehensive list of things to do in Melbourne! So many ideas ranging from museums, art galleries, animal farm to Santa’s workshop and fun roadtrips!

Check them out HERE and HERE.

5. Paint and Sip in the Park

We are hosting exciting outdoor painting classes over January to March 2021! Unleash your inner artist over a glass of wine or a cold beer in a laid back and inviting atmosphere. Join us as we sip and paint outdoors to get inspired by nature and the summer breeze. How cool is that! Our outdoor painting sessions will take place every Saturday or Sunday from January to March 2021 at Gasworks, a vibrant arts precinct and the ideal setting to get your creative juices flowing.

Have a look at our Paint in the Park events calendar HERE.

The Paint for fun team wishes you a wonderful 2021!

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