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CERES Winter Solstice – Beautiful Darkness

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Event description

Celebrating the Beautiful Darkness, Winter Solstice at CERES honours the longest night of the year. 

Come warm your hands by the fire, sip on some mulled wine and feast on locally made, winter-warming food. Enjoy fire performances, live music, and activities for kids, all culminating in a spectacular fire finale.

  • Live music
  • Dance performances
  • Food trucks
  • CERES Merri Cafe & Bar
  • UV face painting
  • Kids lantern making
  • Light installations

6.15pm – Mini kids ceremonial fire sculpture 

7.30pm – Main ceremonial fire sculpture 

Music & performance times TBC. 

Please note: There will be no door sales. 

CERES is serviced by the 96 Tram and 508 bus. Limited parking is available onsite at CERES and at the Cretan Brotherhood carpark (on Stewart St). We advise you to walk, ride or tram into Winter Solstice this year. 

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