Fourteen Day Festivus

11–24 December 2017

It’s a Festivus Miracle – we’re opening early and closing late every night until December 25! To celebrate, we’re bringing you a special silly season series of free one-off events, activations, pop-ups and parties.

From December 11, we’ll be burning the festive candle at both ends and counting down to Christmas with a different event each day. Feed yo face with early-bird foodie freebies, slay on your last day with express morning makeovers, and get amongst crazy Christmas party vibes after a day-long shopping sesh.

It’s time to gather your Xmas-obsessed BFFs, clear the decks and cram your calendars with fourteen mornings and nights of festive fun. It's a Festivus ... for the rest of us!

Costanza’s Cocktail Club

Monday 11 December, 6pm–9pm
Level 2, near Sass & Bide

We’ve teamed up with the legends from George’s Bar in Fitzroy to bring you a one-night-only Costanza-ganza! Brush up on your Seinfeld trivia for the chance to win prizes and Melbourne Central Gift Cards, catch your fave eps on the big screen, and chill with a custom Marissa Tomei cocktail on us, made exclusively for the night. Plus, if you come in costume as your fave character you could win a spot prize for best-dressed!

Merry Mash-Up TV Marathon

Free screening
Tuesday 12 December, 8pm–10pm
Pre-register at Hoyts from 5pm
Level 3, Hoyts

Do you live for Christmas specials? Grab your binge-watch buddies and get into the festive spirit with a free two-hour mash-up of all the classic Xmas eps. We'll be screening faves from The Simpsons, The OC, Seinfeld and more. Plus, popcorn and drinks are on us!

This event is free to attend, limited to the first 200 guests that register on the night.
You must provide your name, email address and mobile phone number to register.

Kicking off at 8pm, here's your Merry Mash-Up TV Marathon Guide:
Seinfeld – The Strike 
How I Met Your Mother – How Lily Stole Christmas 
Friends – The Holiday Armadillo 
The Simpsons – Miracle on Evergreen Terrace
The OC – Chrismukkah 

Registration Terms & Conditions

Dough Ho Ho Festivus Flour Market 

Wednesday 13 December, 6pm until sold out
Level 2, near Country Road

Legendary local Flour Market treat-makers are back with a not-to-be-missed festive foodie fete. Stop by to pick up a treat or ten for your work crew, friends, fam, and of course, yourself! Make sure you bring along some cash and an empty stomach.

We’ll have special seasonal sweets and classics from:

Mariah Carey-oke

Thursday 14 December, 7pm–10pm
Level 3, PartyWorld
Free entry and drinks

Dress like a diva and get ready to sing along to all your fave Mariah carols at this celebration of our beloved '90s queen, where the drinks are on us! Pre-register at PartyWorld from 5pm to have yourself a Mariah-y little Christmas. 

Yacht Club DJs Silent Disco

Friday 15 December, 6pm–9pm
Level 2 near Sass & Bide
Pre-register from 5pm

Can’t hear you; dancing. Grab some headphones and get ready to dance like no-one’s listening at this special silent disco-style Yacht Club DJs set. Pre-register at the event site from 5pm. The party kicks off at 7pm!
Limited to 200 guests, entry is free.

Festivus Fugly Foto Fiesta

Saturday 16 December, 5pm–8pm
Level 2, near Sass & Bide

Your BFFs have never looked so bad! Head down to our free Festivus Fugly pop-up bar with your squad to dress up in so-awful-they’re-awesome Xmas jumpers for hilariously hideous Christmas pics, and enjoy the LOLs over a drink or two, on us.
Plus, rock up in your own cringe-worthy Christmas outfit for the chance to score spot prizes for the best/worst OOTDs.
Bar 18+ only

Pizza-mas Party

Sunday 17 December, 4pm–8pm, or until we run out
Hungry Bear, Ground Level, Menzies Alley

Pizza is life! Think of classic Chrissy dishes, then imagine them on a slice. Prawns, Christmas ham or fruit cake – we’re turning all the most delish festive food into pizzas! And the best part? The pizza is free! Snack on your fave flavour for free while our DJ spins festive tunes.

Avo’ Good Christmas

Monday 18 December, 8am–11am
Level 2, Billy’s Central

Because our undying love for avo toast is totally why we don’t own our own homes, we’re celebrating everyone’s fave ‘indulgent’ eat by slicing, smashing and dishing it out for free! Post a selfie in front of Billy's Central on your Instagram, tag @billyscentral and show them in store for your free smashed avo brekky.
Limited to the first 200 people

Pancake Pick-Me-Up

Tuesday 19 December, 8am–11am
Level 3, The Pancake Parlour

Are they breakfast, or are they dessert? Who cares! The early bird gets the free treat at The Pancake Parlour – just snap a selfie in front of The Pancake Parlour and post it on your Instagram, tagging @pancakeparlour for your ticket to a free pancake breakfast!
Limited to the first 200 people

Silly Season Salvation

Wednesday 20 December, 8am–11am

All those silly season blow-outs totally don't count if you follow them with a healthy brekky. Sip on a free breakfast smoothie – we're giving them away to the first 200 people to post a pic on the day! Watch this space. More info to come!

Morning Makeovers with 3INA

Thursday 21 December, 8am–11am
Level 1, next to The Tinsel Room

There’s nothing like a little morning glam up and glow to get your day started strong! Put your best face forward as you wave goodbye to work for the year with a free makeover from 3INA's makeup artists.

Morning Makeovers with MAC

Friday 22 December, 8am–11am
Level 1, next to The Tinsel Room

Slay on your last day at work or pop a perfect pout at your breakup party with a free makeover by MAC's artists in the AM. Whatever you've got planned today, you'll look fierce as hell.

Festivus Feelgood

Saturday 23 December, 9am–9pm
Sunday 24 December, 9am–6pm
Level 2, near Sass & Bide

Help spread the love this Festivus. When you shop this weekend, redeem your receipts for Festivus tokens. Drop your token into a giant jar to nominate one of three charities – STREAT, Headspace and Homie – and we’ll donate to them on your behalf. Your tokens will help us decide how to divide our donations – charities will receive $5k, $2.5k or $1k, based on your votes.  

Wrap & Send

Level 2, outside Peter Alexander

Your gifts can give back this Chrissy. Get your pressies wrapped by STREAT volunteers and delivered with Retail Runner, and we’ll donate proceeds on your behalf. Pay it forward! All gift-wrapping proceeds will go to STREAT. 

More info + opening times