Pa rum pum pum pum: Christmas has arrived in Rundle Mall
…and we have your one-stop Guide to the Magical Christmas Windows Display!
The sentiment inspiring Christmas in Rundle Mall this year, home is where the heart is, has never been more fitting after the year that was.
With the unveiling of the Mall’s magical display of 10 individually themed windows marking the start of the festive season, this year’s Rundle Mall Christmas Windows bring to life the traditions of the season and reflect the gratitude of a community united by a common cause.
The state’s premier retail and lifestyle destination has teamed up with SA creatives and businesses who have drawn inspiration from the year gone by, to create what is a truly stunning collection of themed windows, each telling a story of cheer, gratitude, hope and love that will be shared by families visiting the mall across the festive season.
Get the whole fam feeling the spirit of the season
There’s nothing we love quite as much as Christmas at KIDDO, and the Rundle Mall Christmas Window display is like a holly, jolly, festive treasure hunt for the whole family; full of little pockets of joy to behold and stories to uncover, it’s sure to get the whole fam feeling the spirit of the season! It’s just not quite Christmas until you’ve wandered the Mall and taken it all in!
To help get you started on making your way through the Rundle Mall Christmas Window display this year, we have a comprehensive guide to the trail, so you’ll have enough time to take in the magical displays…AND tick some items off your Christmas list while you’re in Rundle Mall.
GUIDE TO THE RUNDLE MALL CHRISTMAS WINDOWS
Traditionally it’s the elves who are hard at work making all the toys. This year the Rundle Mall elves have gathered an array of toys from Rundle Mall traders and the Gumeracha Toy Factory to provide all the inspiration needed to make children’s Christmas dreams come true.
Located outside Sketchers
‘Twas a Starry Night
As the stars shine bright, see Santa and his reindeer set off from the North Pole on Christmas Eve to make Christmas wishes come true.
Located outside Myer Centre
DIY Christmas Party
Many of us embraced DIY during isolation, so this Christmas Rundle Mall has created its own Christmas party look for shoppers to recreate themselves. Make-your-own paper garlands and cocktail recipe by downloading from rundlemall.com/christmas. It will set the scene for your upcoming Christmas party, with materials available in the Mall.
Located near Koko Black
Christmas at Home
Depicting a typical living room scene on Christmas morning – stockings filled overnight by Santa and an array of gifts left underneath the tree. Recreate this festive scene at home with our Rundle Mall home style and gift guide, available at rundlemall.com/christmas
Located near Adidas
A Christmas Village
Symbolising the community spirit that has kept South Australia safe in 2020 is a beautiful Christmas village adorned by handmade garlands from Adelaide floral designer Studio Botanic.
Located outside Myer Centre
How Sweet it is
Featuring a decadent dessert buffet of Christmas pudding, gingerbread, nougat, and a delectable vanilla macadamia cake tower decorated with meringues created by South Australian hospitality stylists Out in the Paddock, South Australia can create their own dessert table with ingredients from Romeo’s Foodland and products from David Jones. Dessert recipes are available from rundlemall.com/christmas
Located near Foodland
The gift of mateship and South Australians looking after one another is the message underpinning the display of gifts artfully placed to resemble a Christmas tree. In a year when our mental health has never been more important, Rundle Mall has partnered with mental health awareness charity LIVIN and Bendigo Bank to support LIVIN’s mental health education programs in South Australian schools. The programs show teens ‘it ain’t weak to speak’ and aim to smash the stigma surrounding mental health. Visitors can support LIVIN’s work in South Australia by making a donation using the tap and go facilities at this window.
Located outside Cue
A stunning Paolo Sebastian gown evocative of the vintage toy carousel given as a gift in the infamous Nutcracker ballet production comes to life on a theatre stage specially created by the Adelaide Festival Centre, in tribute to the arts community which has been hard hit, and much-missed, throughout the year.
Located opposite Apple Store
A beautiful display of trumpets, trombones, bugles and French horns sets the backdrop for Christmas carols that will be played throughout the day and evening for visitors to enjoy as they pass by. The carols have been selected and performed by choirs from around South Australia, specifically for Rundle Mall.
Located near Sephora
The Spheres as our muse
A collaboration with South Australian artists Tony Wilson, Elizabeth Close and Anna Dowling who give the gift of creativity to South Australia this festive season, using the Mall’s Balls as their inspiration this Christmas.
Located opposite H&M
Festive Season Rundle Mall Timeline
This year, Rundle Mall will be open longer and later, giving you more time to experience the joy of the season and get ready for Christmas.
With extended shopping hours throughout the season you can truly immerse yourself in the magic of Christmas in Rundle Mall, knowing you’ll have all the time you need to get those last minute gifts.
Black Friday Weekend
Friday 27 November 8:00am – 12:00am
Saturday 28 November 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday 29 November 9:00am – 5:00pm
Christmas Extended Opening Hours
Saturday 5 December 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 6 December 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 12 December 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 13 December 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 17 December 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 18 December 9:00 am – 12:00 am
Saturday 19 December 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 20 December 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Monday 21 December 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Tuesday 22 December 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Wednesday 23 December 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Thursday 24 December (Christmas Eve) 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Friday 25 December (Christmas Day) Closed
Saturday 26 December (Boxing Day) 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 27 December 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday 28 December (Proclamation Day) 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 29 December 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday 30 December 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday 31 December (New Year’s Eve) 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Friday 1 January 2021 (New Year’s Day) 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
For more information on Christmas in Rundle Mall: