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Discover The District Docklands


This summer make sure you Discover the District Docklands. It is in the heart of the Docklands and is primed to become one of Melbourne’s leading lifestyle destinations.

There is so much to do for people of all ages. Visitors can shop at any of the Australian and International brands. Eating at one of the many restaurants or riding the iconic Melbourne Star for a bird’s eye view of Melbourne. There are activities for people of all ages.

Explore a wide range of different and unique experiences including The Blender Studios, ArtVo, Dialogue in the Dark, Chipmunks Play Centre and The Lost Forests.

Over the coming months, The District Docklands looks forward to opening the new state-of-the-art entertainment precinct with HOYTS, alongside the vibrant dining and diverse fresh food offering.

What’s on at The District Docklands

Santa’s Christmas Spectacular 

SantaAudiences of all ages will be all smiles and feeling the magic of the festive season this year at Santa’s Christmas Spectacular LIVE at the beautiful new Empire Theatre in the Docklands.  Santa’s magical workshop comes to life in a fun-filled circus adventure for the whole family, with a special visit by the man in red!

Date: Selected Friday, Saturday and Sundays between 23 November 18 to 23 December 18
Where: Empire Theatre, Docklands, 101 Waterfront Way Docklands
Price: Adult – $29.50, Children – $25 (Aged 17 years and under) and groups of 4 or more – $25 per person
Learn more 

The District Makers Market

Front of the District MelbourneThe District Docklands have partnered with The Rose Street Market, to bring you a fresh line up of stalls this December! Each Sunday, enjoy a creative and colourful market that showcases a variety of art, jewellery, homewares and gifts which are sure to be a welcomed addition to anybodies stocking. As the market is fully under cover, the markets will be held each Sunday between 11am to 4pm on Wharf Street (Arts Collective Precinct).

When: Every Sunday until 30 December 18, between 11am to 4pm
Where: Wharf Street Docklands
Price: Free
Learn more:  The District Markets Market



Why you should stay at Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders

Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders is only a 13 minute tram ride from The District Docklands. As we are in the FREE Tram Zone, it is free to get to The District Docklands.

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