The Christmas Shopping Weekend

The Christmas Shopping Weekend

Celebrate the magic of Christmas at the Marketplace Gungahlin exclusive Christmas Shopping Weekend!

Bring the whole family along for a fun filled weekend featuring free Christmas activities and exclusive shopping vouchers to help you save BIG on your Christmas shopping list.

Exclusive Christmas Shopping Weekend Offers

Exclusive retailer offers valid for the Christmas Shopping Weekend only! Don’t miss out on your chance to save big across multiple stores, cafes and restaurants! Download all the vouchers located in our Festive Guide here.

Friday 6 December

Free Kids Christmas Workshop
DIY Decorations
The little ones can make their own Christmas decorations to take home and put on the Christmas Tree!

Time: 9:30am – 1:30pm
Where: Santa’s Village, outside Big W

Free Santa Photos
Bring the whole family along for a free family photo with Santa himself! Don’t forget to bring your own camera or camera phone with you for Santa’s little helper to capture the moment for you on your own device*.

Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Where: Santa’s Village, outside Big W

Carollers

Enjoy nostalgic Christmas Carols performed by Gungahlin Anglican Church.

Time: 5pm – 7pm
Where: Hibberson Street (near Gelatissmo)

Young and Frisky Pop Up Bar and Sweet Treats

Grown-ups don’t miss out – Young and Frisky are putting on special festive drinks and desserts to rest and recover after a day of shopping.

Desserts - $10
Gingerbread ice cream sandwich
Summer fruit pavlova with spiced berry

Cocktails - $12
Santa’s Little Helper: Vodka with Mandarin rosemary and cranberry
Brandy Alexander : Brandy, creme de cacao, cream, nutmeg

When: Friday 6 December – Sunday 8 December
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Where: Young and Frisky

Saturday 7 December

Free Santa Photos
Bring the whole family along for a free family photo with Santa himself! Don’t forget to bring your own camera or camera phone with you for Santa’s little helper to capture the moment for you on your own device*.

Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Where: Santa’s Village, outside Big W

Free Kids Christmas Workshop
Build your Santa Workshop

Decorate and design your very own Santa’s Workshop to take home!

Time: 10am – 2pm
Where: Santa’s Village, outside Big W

Free Roaming Entertainment

Discover a range of free roving Christmas entertainment including skilled circus performers and Christmas characters which will be sure to get you and the family in the festive spirit

Time: 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Where: Roaming throughout the Centre

Young and Frisky Pop Up Bar and Sweet Treats

Grown-ups don’t miss out – Young and Frisky are putting on special festive drinks and desserts to rest and recover after a day of shopping.

Desserts - $10
Gingerbread ice cream sandwich
Summer fruit pavlova with spiced berry

Cocktails - $12
Santa’s Little Helper: Vodka with Mandarin rosemary and cranberry
Brandy Alexander : Brandy, creme de cacao, cream, nutmeg

When: Friday 6 December – Sunday 8 December
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Where: Young and Frisky

Sunday 8 December

Free Santa Photos
Bring the whole family along for a free family photo with Santa himself! Don’t forget to bring your own camera or camera phone with you for Santa’s little helper to capture the moment for you on your own device*.

Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Where: Santa’s Village, outside Big W

Free Christmas Story Telling

Hosted by BOOKFACE come sit with Santa’s Little Helpers and read out some of Christmas’s favourite stories.

Time: 11am- 11:30pm
Where: BOOKFACE

Free Kids Christmas Workshop
Santa’s Milk Bottle

The little ones can create their own custom milk bottle to take home to welcome Santa on Christmas Eve with some milk and cookies!

Time: 11am – 3pm
Where: Santa’s Village, outside Big W

Young and Frisky Pop Up Bar and Sweet Treats

Grown-ups don’t miss out – Young and Frisky are putting on special festive drinks and desserts to rest and recover after a day of shopping.

Desserts - $10
Gingerbread ice cream sandwich
Summer fruit pavlova with spiced berry

Cocktails - $12
Santa’s Little Helper: Vodka with Mandarin rosemary and cranberry
Brandy Alexander : Brandy, creme de cacao, cream, nutmeg

When: Friday 6 December – Sunday 8 December
Time: 3pm – 7pm
Where: Young and Frisky

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