Winter in Williamstown

Melbourne and the HMAS Castlemaine will provide the perfect backdrop to Winter in Williamstown. (Supplied)

Winter is coming to Williamstown.

From Friday, June 28 to Sunday, July 14, Commonwealth Reserve and Nelson Place will be the ideal location for wintry family trip.

With an ice-skating rink and an unmissable view of Melbourne as your background, Commonwealth Reserve will be a sight to behold.

Also at the reserve there will be the HMAS Castlemaine, captivating roving light installations and a DJ for music to set the scene as you skate the night away.

Light displays will transform three landmark buildings across Nelson Place every day from 5pm until 10pm.

For a bit more extra weekend fun there will be interactive light painting from 7.30pm to 9.30pm each Friday and Saturday for the duration of Winter in Williamstown.

Hobsons Bay mayor Matt Tyler said the event showcase how much Williamstown has to offer.

“Williamstown is such a beautiful place at any time of year, but I can’t wait to see it transformed this winter,” he said.

“There’s so much to do in Williamstown, from great places to eat and drink and plenty of historic places to visit and explore, and this event is going to shine a new light on what is already one of our city’s most popular places.“So get rugged up and come and explore the beauty of winter in Williamstown.”


Max Westwood