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10 Jolly Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Pim Pattanasuk - 22 Dec 2016

Editor's note: Since publishing this article the Santa Surf event and The Aviary Christmas Day Rooftop Bash have been cancelled.

As the old saying goes, it’s starting to look a lot like Christmas my dear friends. So deck the halls, get into that festive spirit, gather around your family and friends and embrace our very Summery Christmas with all these jolly events. Our last long weekend for 2016 is filled with party jams, good booze, delish food—and most importantly—loads of time with your loved ones. So before the food coma sets in on Christmas Day, get busy at these awesome events!

Here are 10 jolly things to do in Perth this weekend!

Friday 23 December

XMAS Long Weekend | Mount Lawley

Beaufort Street will be bustling with pink flamingos as the team from The Queens Hotel host one hell of a party for our last and longest long weekend of this fabulous year! Get among the courtyard vibes with your mates as DJs spin party jams to get you all feeling super merry while you reminisce about the stories of 2016 with some cold pints.

Where: The Queens Hotel
When: 23 December, 12pm—27 December,
For more information click here

Spritz and Shuck | North Fremantle

Nothing quite hits the spot like an ice cold, refreshing Aperol Spritz and freshly shucked oysters while you enjoy watching the sunset on a balmy summers evening. The wonderful team at Bib & Tucker truly do love the warmer weather so they wanted to celebrate by launching Spritz and Shuck, and we ain’t complaining!

Where: Bib & Tucker
When: 23 December, 4pm—6pm
For more information click here

Twilight Market | Stirling

There’s nothing like embarking on Friday night markets with your besties for loads of people watching and eating. Remember to treat yourself to some super fresh and delish fruit and veggies before Christmas Day so you don’t feel totally guilty about eating your body weight in ham.

Where: Stirling Farmers Market
When: 23 December, 6pm—9pm
For more information click here

StreetX And HoodBurger Present PiNa CoLaDa SpEcIaL | Leederville

Who doesn’t love pina coladas and NOT getting caught in the rain? Double trouble duo Street X and Hood Burger are throwing a spesh party for you animals. They’ve curated a pretty speccy list of DJs to set all the vibes while you enjoy yummy burgers and summer dranks. So if you have half a brain, head on down and party with these lads.

Where: The Good Sheppard
When: 23 December, 6pm—1am
For more information click here

Saturday 24 December

Christmas—Kinetic Ball Display | Perth

There’s something about pretty flashing lights that we absolutely adore, so when we heard about 140 putting on a kinetic ball display, we said hells yeah! Do Christmas Eve right and get lost is the 80-meter light-up spectacle with your fam bam.

Where: 140 William Street, Perth
When: 24 December 11am-10pm
For more information click here

Santa Surf Perth | Scarborough *Since publishing this article the event has been cancelled

Ho Ho Ho! Santa Surf is back and the amazing team behind this year's event will be putting all the proceeds to a seriously good cause—Destiny Rescue. So Perthies, get into your jolly suit, hop on that board and ride the wave that is Christmas down at Scabs.

Where: 24 December, 8am—11am
When: Scarborough Beach
For tickets click here
For more information click here

Feed Me On Christmas Eve | Victoria Park

As incredible as Chrissy ham is, we do love Asian and we do love tapas. The good guys at Neho are putting on a feast to stretch all those hungry bellies in preparation for the big feed on Christmas day! Top that off with a glass or five of champers and tada, you’ve got yourself a whole weekend of feasting!

Where: Neho Asian Tapas
When: 24 December, 11:30—5pm
Book here
For more information click here

COAST Xmas Eve Party ft. Cassian | North Fremantle

What more beautiful way to spend Christmas Eve than beach side, with good tunes, amazing cocktails, tasty bites and soaking up the sun with your mates? We’ve pinned the tail on the donkey haven’t we? Add Sydney legend Cassian to that epic mix and you’ve got yourself a pretty awesome day out. Coast is opening its beautiful white wooden doors for you of all to party it up with your friends before a day of feasting with your family.

Where: Coast Port Beach
When: 24 December, 3pm—11:30pm
For tickets click here
For more information click here

Xmas Eve Block Party | Perth

Tis the season to be jolly and what better way to get in the spirit than with an evening of partying with your mates? Relish in the year’s shenanigans and make a few more memories before the year is out. Don’t leave your head too sore for Christmas morning though, or mother dearest will not be impressed!

Where: Bar Pop Back Yard
When: 24 December, 5pm—12am
For tickets click here
For more information click here

Sunday 25 December

Christmas Day Rooftop Bash | Perth *Since publishing this article the event has been cancelled

The good guys at The Aviary are calling all expats, backpackers and party animals for a good old Chrissy ho-down! Christmas is a day to be surrounded by loved ones, so if you’re feeling a little lonely (or if can move off the couch from your food-coma and are in a partying mood), we say head on up to bask in rooftop vibes and festive tunes!

Where: The Aviary
When: 25 December, 12pm—4pm
For tickets click here
For more information click here

Want more? Click here for more awesome things to do in Perth.

Image credit: Capitol Beach Company

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