It's your Christmas at  Rhodes Waterside.

Make this Christmas yours with everything you need for the festive season. 

Step inside the Christmas museum and capture festive snaps as you immerse yourself in a sensory experience across four themed spaces.  Wander the candy cane forest, pat the saddled golden reindeer, immerse yourself in the snowstorm and take a seat on Santa's bauble throne. Visit us in December for FREE Santa photo weekends, pet photos, workshops, gift wrapping and more. Read on for a full list of what's on this festive season. 

Christmas Museum 


Step inside the Christmas Museum for instagrammable fun! Four themed spaces will offer you the best festive snaps of the season as your immerse yourself in a snowstorm and candy cane forest, pat the golden reindeer and strike a pose on Santa's bauble throne. Open daily, Monday 25 November to Sunday 29 December.  Don't forget to tag #playatrhodes for your chance to WIN a $300 Rhodes Waterside Gift Card* View Ts & Cs


Santa Polaroid Photos
The jolly man in red will be here on selected weekends in December and ready to strike a pose with you! Bring your cheesiest smile and take a photo with Santa. Upload to Instagram and hashtag #playatrhodes to print a polaroid on the spot! 
Santa Pet Polaroids 

Pets love Santa too! Dress up your pet up in its cutest Christmas costume and book into our designated pet Polaroid sessions in December.

Gift Wrapping 


Add the finishing touch to your pressies!
For the cost of a Gold coin donation, have your gift beautifully wrapped with all proceeds going to We All Care Australia. 


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Little Golden Lounge


Visit the Little Golden Lounge for kids to read Christmas stories and even choose a Little Golden Book to take home. Plus, enjoy kids Christmas colouring and create your own Little Golden Book. 


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Salvation Army Band 


Catch the Salvation Christmas Band performing your favourite Christmas tunes in the food court.  

Thursday 5, 12 and 19 December: 6.30pm – 8.30pm 

Saturday 7, 14, 21 December: 11.30am to 1.30pm

Tree of Joy 


In partnership with Burwood RSL, Rhodes Waterside invites you to give to those in need at the Tree of Joy.


1. Collect a tag from the Tree of Joy located next to Customer Service between 25 November to 16 December.

2. Purchase a present for the description on the card and return the present unwrapped to Customer Service.

3. Your gift will be distributed to by Burwood RSL to someone special just in time for Christmas.   

Trading Hours 


Need a little extra time? Rhodes Waterside will be trading a little later Saturday 21 December to Monday 23 December so you can get your shopping done. 


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