An evening of light entertainment

Frankston is again preparing to light up for the annual Frankston Christmas Festival of Lights.

Each year thousands of families gather on Davey St for a night of free entertainment and children’s activities before the 100-year-old Norfolk pine tree is lit up at 9.30pm ahead of a spectacular fireworks display.

This is the festival’s 19th year, and the funs starts early with the arrival of Santa and his Elves to open the festival at 5pm.  Children will be able to give Santa their last-minute Christmas wish-lists, meet Santa’s deer, and enjoy some hands-on arts and craft at the North Pole Children’s Activity Centre.

Sid, from Ice Age, will be here to meet and greet all his fans, Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom is on at the Frankston Arts Centre, and the Frankston Library will be open until 8pm, with Christmas story time at 4.30pm as well as a craft activity, face painting and live music in the library forecourt. 

The Entertainment Stage, with hosts Livinia Nixon and Brodie Harper, will feature performances by Adam Ladell (The Voice), the Frankston Ladies Choir and headline act Michael Paynter.

Rudolph’s Market Place is the perfect place for you to start – or continue - your Christmas shopping, and you can experience the taste of Christmas at Gingerbread Lane for Festival Dining.

For more information, go to

A: 30 Davey St, Frankston
T: 1300 322 322
Facebook: Frankston’s Christmas Festival of Lights
Instagram: Frankston Events