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Mark your diaries!

Alliance Française Xmas Market is back... at Spring Place!

📍 Madame Brussels Lane near 50 Lonsdale St in Melbourne’s CBD 

🎄 Friday 1 December 11am – 9pm 
🎄 Saturday 2 December
10am – 9pm 
🎄 Sunday 3 December
10am – 4pm 


What to expect?

Kick off the festive season in style and join the one and only French Xmas Market with stalls featuring delicious French food (crepes, raclette, and more!), and fabulous French-themed Christmas gifts!

🧀 Click here to discover our stallholders

🎅 Click here to see our programme of events

🚎 Click here for practical information

Support art & culture

How? Buy tickets to our French'tastic Xmas Raffle, raising funds for our not-for-profit organisation... and enter the draw to win amazing prizes!

French'tastic Xmas Raffle

The Alliance Française de Melbourne is proud to be part of Melbourne's vibrant cultural scene. With Christmas coming, now is the perfect time to support art and culture close to your heart.

Buy tickets for our French'tastic Xmas Raffle and:

Get lucky: your dreams might come true with a chance to win amazing prizes! There’s a trip to New Caledonia, dinner at some of Melbourne's top French restaurants, hotel stays, beauty packages, gourmet food and more. We've got an incredible lineup of prizes that'll leave you speechless!

Fuel creativity: your ticket purchase directly supports art and culture and will contribute towards the creation of cultural and community events for all Melburnians. 

Mark your diary now: tickets are available online from 16 October to 4 December AND in-person at the reception of our CBD campus, our cultural Pop-Up and at the market on 1-3 December. Winners will be announced on 5 December by 6PM!

1 ticket for $10 | 2 tickets for $20 | 3 tickets for $25 ($8.30 per ticket)
5 for $40 ($8 per ticket) | 10 for $75 ($7.5 per ticket)


Discover the amazing prizes to win!

The raffle is only open to 18+, residents of Victoria.
Find all the Terms & Conditions below.


Introducing our stallholders

Language International Bookshop and Babel books will be at the market on Saturday and Sunday only.


Le programme !

Alongside the market, we are delighted to offer FREE entertainment during the three days of festivities: Santa, live music, Christmas carols, face painting, French classes and workshops!

Booking is essential for classes and workshops (links below).
For the French level assessments, booking is required at the Alliance Française de Melbourne stall.

🎄 Friday 1 Dec

  • 11am - Bienvenue !
  • 12.00-1.00pm - Live music by Mon Quartier
  • 1pm - Christmas carols by Opera Scholars Australia
  • 3.00-4.00pm - Live music by Mon Quartier
  • 6pm - Christmas carols by Opera Scholars Australia
  • 6.00-9.00pm - Visit from... Sexy Santa!!
  • 7.00-8.00pm - Live music by Mon Quartier

🎄 Saturday 2 Dec

🎄 Sunday 3 Dec

(site map included)

Get involved

Spread the Christmas magic on social media

Share and invite your friends to come along to jingle all the way!

Click GOING on the Facebook event. Merci !

French up your Instagram feed!


Join our team of volunteers and be at the heart of the action! Complete the form here.

Keep up to date!

Subscribe to La Minute, our monthly e-news filled with all things French and receive the latest news about the Alliance Française Xmas Market at Spring Place!

For any questions or enquiries, email us at xmas@afmelbourne.com.au.

Practical information

Secure Parking:
🚙 50 Lonsdale Street, 3000
Open exclusively this weekend for the Xmas Market
Special weekend rate: $20/day (online and drive-up)
🚙 59 Lonsdale Street, 3000
Book online and get a discount with the code is XMAS15

Nearby tram lines: 30, 35, 86, 96
Nearest train stop: Parliament

Free public toilets

Parents room

Wheelchair accessible

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