I've never had a handbag before that showed wear so quickly, even the really cheap ones. A gorgeous city with lots to do and widely applauded as one of the worlds most liveable cities you will find lots to do at at parks and venues along the Yarra River, CBD, Federation Square and Southbank, South Wharf and Docklands.
From 9pmpm enjoy the best music of , then from 11pm-1am, DJ MzRikz takes over the decks. Take a step back from the crowds and enjoy the midnight fireworks from a slightly further vantage point at Treasury Gardens.
These are two of several live, family-friendly sites organised and run by the City of Melbourne. Please note that these live sites are alcohol-free zones. Bust out your best dancing shoes, prepare the vocal cords, and get ready to sing and dance your way into !
A variety of entertainment and music — including Latin, salsa, funk, and hip-hop — will fill Fed Square from 8pm. This family-friendly event provides the perfect vantage point for the early 9pm fireworks. Get more information here. In the Emporium, jewellery retailer Pandora had a long line snaking though a side corridor full of shoppers desperate to grab some brand pieces at up to 50 per cent off. Michelle Barnard-Marks loads her car with her Boxing Day shopping bags.
At David Jones the busiest floor appeared to be Women's fashion, with heavy discounting of some items of more than 60 per cent. According to David Jones' regional CBD manager Volkan Ozturk, the best bargains of the day are in young women's fashion and men's shirts. Research commissioned by David Jones shows seven out of ten Victorians will "clearance shop" through January and if those shoppers looking for bargains, 20 per cent will visit shops on Boxing Day, compared to 13 per cent nationally.
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Boxing Day Sales The BIGGEST shopping day of the year: Wednesday 26th December when shops throw open their doors for the annual Boxing Day sales. Everything on sale is heavily discounted and priced to move. Boxing Day sales in Melbourne October Melbourne is known for it’s shopping, but the large amount of shops makes it hard to know where to look for the best Boxing Day sales. Here are our top picks for the best places to shop at the Boxing Day sales in Melbourne in Hours listed were verified as correct on 11 December The match starts on Boxing Day and may last up to five days. Between and , the Australian cricket team won all of the Boxing Day Test matches, marking a huge victory for the nation. Another important sporting event that starts on Boxing Day is the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.