Save date for two incredible Christmas shopping events

Residents are being urged to show local businesses some love in the lead up to Christmas as Griffith gears up for two incredible shopping experiences.

Mark your calendars for the Christmas Sidewalk Sale on Saturday, 2 December where Griffith businesses will spill onto the streets offering fantastic deals. And that’s just the beginning! Get ready for the spectacular Christmas Late Night Shopping event on Thursday, 7 December, 2023, promising an evening of shopping bliss.

For one wonderful night, Kooyoo Street will transform into a bustling market featuring an array of market stalls offering unique handcrafted treasures. Meanwhile, Banna Avenue retailers will keep their doors open until 8pm, ensuring you find that perfect gift for everyone on your list.

Discover an assortment of giftware suitable for all ages and interests, handcrafted by local artisans and market stall holders, take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to complete your Christmas shopping before the holiday hustle and bustle begins.

This event isn’t just about shopping; it’s a celebration of community and the joyous holiday season. Gather your friends and make it a night to remember as you catch up, shop, and revel in the festive atmosphere. Enjoy an evening out by indulging in the delicious offerings of our local eateries and immerse yourself in the local Christmas cheer by exploring the Christmas lights.

The festive fun officially kicks off in Griffith on December 1, 2023, with the Glow2680 Launch and Rotary Christmas Carnival from 5.30pm, culminating in the lights being switched on in Memorial Park at 7.30pm.

Let’s support our CBD businesses by shopping locally. When you shop at a participating Star Business until December 15, you stand a chance to win big—enter the draw for a $500 voucher or one of five $100 vouchers to spend at a Star Business.

Don’t forget to register your Christmas Light Display or Merry Mailbox at

And make sure you get along to Carols by Candlelight on Sunday 10 December at the Community Gardens.

  • Christmas Sidewalk Sale: Saturday, 2 December 2023 | From 9am | Banna Avenue, Griffith
  • Christmas Late Night Shopping: Thursday, 7 December 2023 | 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM | Kooyoo Street and Banna Avenue, Griffith

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