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Spirit of the Square

Dates: 1 - 25 December 2014

Address: Federation Square, 2 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Phone: 03 9655 1900  


Merriment, music, films, video games, family portraits and secret picnic places – Fed Square does Christmas a little bit differently!

With its array of family-friendly events and activities, Fed Square’s free Christmas program, Spirit of the Square is one of Melbourne’s great December traditions.

For the month of December, Fed Square is taken over by a large public art installation of more than 100 Christmas trees by urban artists, The Projects. See the trees transform each week creating quirky patterns, mazes and secret hiding spaces.

Listen to community choirs singing your favourite festive songs daily.

Play independent video games on the Big Screen every Monday afternoon with the team from Freeplay Independent Gaming Festival.

Watch classic Christmas films as well as block-buster movies on the Big Screen.

Find a sunny spot in the Square and soak up tunes from some of Melbourne’s best musicians with free acoustic music sets on the stage every Thursday evening.

Take a quirky photo of you and the family among the trees with free family portrait services every weekend thanks to The Projects.

Browse through a Christmas food market that includes festive offerings from Fed Square’s many restaurants and cafes.

For those who find themselves orphaned on Christmas Day, come to Fed Square for a Christmas movie marathon. Bring your own picnic basket and find a spot among the installation of more than 100 Christmas trees and celebrate the day with fellow Christmas exiles.

Visit website for times and dates of music nights, films, choirs, family portraits and the Christmas Market.

Content: City of Melbourne - What's On


This is a free event.


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