There are some fun pre Christmas events for food, dining, and last minute gift collection.  In this blog learn about pre Christmas with Emu Plains Market, Le Bouchon, Main Street Mornington pre-christmas festival with a food truck fiesta. Ole!


The Ememuplainsu Plains Market, just outside Balnarring is on Saturday, 17 December – TODAY till 2pm

The Emu Plains Market is set amongst an idyllic stringy bark bush setting. Located only 50 mins from Melbourne’s CBD, it’s the perfect escape for city dwellers and home to locals on the Mornington Peninsula.


It is easily accessible via the Monash Freeway/Westernport Highway, Eastlink, Peninsula Link and Nepean Highway.

Melways Reference: 163 JEmu Plains Reserve, Coolart Rd, Balnarring (Balnarring Racecourse)




Le Bouchon, in le bouchon logoBalnarring, a local favourite, is reopening after a major reconstruction period just in time for the summer hYou can pick up vintage gifts, crafts, artistic metal sculpture work, grab some fresh, local, organic produce in a great family-friendly setting

Le Bouchon, provides great, fresh, country-french food that is stellar.  Best to book in advance as there is a back-up of locals wanting a serve of the famous Steak Frites!

FOR BOOKINGS, PHONE (03) 5983 2012.

SUMMER TRADING HOURS  from the 20th December until 16th January
Open Wednesday 21st December for lunch
Lunch Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 12:00pm,
Dinner 7 days from 5:30pm
Closed Xmas day, Boxing Day, New Years Day

10 Russel Street
Balnarring, Vic, 3926.



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Main Street Mornington has some great Christmas cheers lined up for next week, 21-23 December.
Full details can be found at:

Christmas SpectacularFood truck fiestaWe eagerly anticipate Thursday 22nd as Main Street Mornington Presents a Food Truck Fiesta combined with late night trading! Come down and shop, eat and explore in a fun outdoor shopping experience. Traders will be presenting special instore offers and events to bring in the festive spirit and celebrate local shopping! The top end of Main Street will be a hub for all things food featuring a pop up Food Truck Park and live music until 9pm.