Christmas in July at Fondata 1872, Yarra Valley
For something a bit different, why not take in views of the splendid Yarra Valley, enjoying an Italian-Christmas-themed meal? Featuring a three-course festive feast from head chef Aloke Kharbanda complete with a bon-bon and Christmas decorations, take in the rollicking hills as you fill your winter belly with some yuletide favourites.
When: Friday 22nd July, 6:00 pm – late.
Cost: $25.00 for kids, $80.00 for adults.
Christmas in July with Casey Sings!, Narre Warren
Artistic Director Patrick Burns presents a glorious evening of song, food, and fun at this festive event. Featuring Casey Sings! voices and a two-course Christmas dinner, this is an event the whole neighbourhood can sing along to and enjoy.
When: Saturday 30th July, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cost: $35.00 for kids and concession, $40.00 for adults.
Dragged to Christmas in July, God's Kitchen, Mornington
As the title suggests, this event celebrates all things ‘drag’ about Christmas. Hosted by glamorous drag queens, including Ellectra Kute, the ladies are here to show you a ‘jolly good time’ at their winter wonderland. Featuring ‘a fabulous day of shows, cheeky banter, and cheer,’ this round of drinks with an accompanying feast is sure to be fabulous. You could even make a night of it with a luxury stay at Cape Schanck.
When: Sunday 24th July, 11:30 am – 2:00 pm.
Cost: $79.00 for adults.
Christmas In July at Settlers Run, Botanic Ridge
More of a festival than a sit-down meal, this is an event the whole family can enjoy! Featuring an array of market stalls, food trucks, activities for kids and live music to boot, this festival certainly gets into the Christmas spirit by offering free entry – make sure to keep an eye out for Santa!
When: Saturday 24th July 3.00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Cost: Entry is free.
Christmas in July, Holmesglen at Eildon
Getting into Christmas in July doesn’t have to be naff when you’re celebrating at this glamorous location. Featuring ‘mulled wine, roast turkey, glazed ham, Yorkshire puddings, brandy sauce and traditional Christmas pudding,’ this four-course celebration with live music comes with all the trimmings – keep an eye out for some roving magic coming your way! You can also choose to road trip or make a night of it and book a stay.
When: Saturday 23rd July, 6:30 pm onwards.
Cost: $40.00 for kids, $95.00 for adults.