If you're heading to Bali for festive season fun, you'll want all the info about family-friendly events and activities. From brunches and beach parties to carols and Christmas camps or family-friendly New Year's festivals, grab your Santa hat and get your tinsel on for tons of Christmas fun.

FAMILY MOVIES

Melia Bali Christmas Night Under the Stars

WHEN:  December 24, 7pm - 8.30pm (adult movie from 9.30)

WHERE:  Nusa Dua

INFO: www.meliabali.com

Alternative Beach 

WHEN: Monday, December 2, from 7pm-9pm

WHERE: Alternative Beach 78 Jln Pantai Batu Bolong

INFO: [email protected]

Entry free. Popcorn IDR15,000 proceeds to charity

 

CHRISTMAS CAROL CROOINING!

Carols By Candlelight @ The Garden Early Learning Centre

WHEN: Sunday, December 8, from 5.00 - carols from dusk

WHERE: Canggu

INFO: www.thegardenbali.com

Wicked Parrot Sanur

WHEN: Wednesday, December 18 from 7pm with the Bali Community Choir

WHERE: Sanur

INFO: wickedparrot.com

Tamora Gallery 

WHEN: Sunday, December 1st, 9am -1pm

WHERE: Tamora Gallery, 99 Jln Pantai Berawa, Kuta Utara, Bali

INFO: carols with Eniklomusica group, Face painting, Bricks4Kidz, playground and more! www.tamoragallery.com

Karma Kandara Resort

WHEN: Tuesday, December 24th

WHERE: Karma Kandara Resort

INFO: Carols with the kids from Bali Life Foundation, karmagroup.com

 

SPOT OF SHOPPING

Tamora Gallery Christmas Market

WHEN: Saturday, December 7,  4pm - 10pm

WHERE: Tamora Gallery, Jln Pantai Berawa

INFO: shop, eat & drink and a pic with Saint Nic! [email protected] 

Mercure Sanur Christmas Market

WHEN; Sunday, December 22, 10am - 6pm

WHERE: Mercure Resort Sanur

INFO: www.facebook.com/events/sunday-market-sanur/christmas-market

 

FESTIVE LUNCH, BRUNCH OR DINNER

Finns Recreation Club Lunch with Jodie O'Shea Orphanage

WHEN:  December 25 from 11am

WHERE:  Finns Rec Club, Berawa canggu

INFO: reservations.finnsrecclub.com

Christmas Brunch With Santa @ Melia Hotel

WHEN:  December 24 from 7pm- 11pm

WHERE:  Nusa Dua

INFO: [email protected]

Christmas Dining @ Padi at The Ayana 

WHEN:  December 24, from 6.30pm - 11pm

WHERE: Jimbaran

INFO: Christmas Eve buffet dinner with Asian specialties, share.ayana.com

 

TRIM THE TREE

Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Anantara 

WHEN: Saturday, December 7

WHERE: Seminyak

INFO: www.anantara.com/en/seminyak-bali

Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Rimba 

WHEN: Saturday, December 7

WHERE: Jimbaran

INFO: share.ayana.com

 

RING IN THE NEW YEAR

Titi Batu Club

WHEN: December 31st, 

WHERE: Titi Batu Club Ubud

INFO: Family Fireworks, African Dance, DJs, Fire Shows, www.titibatu.com/events  RSVP +62 361 972134

 

MORE FAMILY XMAS DINING

  1. Sami Sami @ Ayana - Italian Christmas Eve Dinner from 6pm - 11pm
  2. Prego Christmas Fun Brunch - buffet, balloonist, tug-o-war, games, and Santa from 11.30am-3pm
  3. Jemme Bali - traditional feast with all the trimmings. Three seatings: 12, 4 & 8pm.
  4. Claycraft Restaurant & Pottery School - Christmas Day Brunch

 

MORE HOLIDAY FUN

  1. Denpasar Festival - December 28 - 31 - events, exhibitions, seminars, talks, art & Bali culture
  2. JSA Holiday Camps - 4 weeks of multi-activity holiday programs from Dec 16 - Jan 10
  3. Asmiera Spice Christmas Cooking - cooking classes for festive treats. December 8 & 14
  4. Berawa Art House - Kidcentric art classes for all ages
  5. Cubby House Holiday Program - Holiday care and entertainment for 3 - 12-years