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If you're not feeling festive yet, we'll do our damndest to bring a smile to your bauble

Christmas Day lunches

Hate your family? Miss your family? Can't, won't, or shouldn't cook? Here's what to do for eats on Christmas Day.

 

Cafés open on Christmas Day

Can't face the kitchen on Christmas? Try these venues that are staying open on Christmas Day.

 

Where to find Melbourne's best Christmas lights

Think your fairy lights are impressive? Wait till you see the seven metre trees and interactive displays lighting up Melbourne.

 

Where to buy a real Christmas tree

If you want a real Christmas tree this year, go out on a limb and try one of these places.

 

How to do the Christmas sales

They're mot pretty, but the post-Christmas sales are a sartorial necessity. Mary Bolling asks the experts for tips on frontline fighting.

 

Office Christmas party venues

Whether you're after an intimate dinner or a hootenanny under the sea, Melbourne has you covered for office party venues.

 

Shops for Christmas presents

Our ultimate guide to where to shop this Christmas online and in-store.


 

Office party dos, don'ts and the ideal party playlist

The annual office party is a landmine-riddled field of dangers, where any wrong step has year-long consequences... let Time Out be your navigational guide.
 

Top ten summer getaways

Still stumped for a destination? It's not to late to plan your perfect seasonal break. Try Time Out's fresh holiday ideas.

 

A-Z of the best and worst Christmas movies

From cosy suburbia to outer space, from gangsters to Grinches, from Charles Dickens to Charlie Brown, there’s a whole world of entertainment to be had come the holiday season.

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