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All The Best Christmas Events Happening In The City This Year

By Chloe Sputore - 30 Nov 2017


Perth, it’s our favourite time of the year again! Christmas is just around the corner (in 27 days to be exact), and the City of Perth has lined up plenty of festive events for you to get in the spirit before Santa and his reindeer depart the North Pole.

From Christmas projections and a lights trail to festive flicks and carols by candlelight, here are all the best Christmas events happening in the city this year

We’ll see you there!

Christmas Lights Trail

Until 25 December

The most exciting addition to the City of Perth's festivities this year is the Christmas Lights Trail. The trail will light up from 6pm every night until Christmas Day and is the perfect way to explore our beautiful city on foot. You’ll get to walk through a Christmas lights tunnel in Northbridge Piazza, marvel at the Christmas constellation in Forrest Place and spot the giant bauble on Murray Street Mall, before finishing up at the Lights for Lifeline Christmas Tree in Elizabeth Quay.

Christmas Projections On The Cathedral

Until 23 December

Every night until Christmas St George’s Cathedral will be lighting up in a flurry of colour and Christmas cheer, animated in time to music. Your Instagram feed doesn’t want you to miss this one!

Northbridge Outdoor Movies Festive Flicks

Saturdays In December

Rest your tired legs from all that Christmas shopping you’ve been doing at The Piazza in Northbridge. They’ve got plenty of festive flicks scheduled in every Saturday night in December. Remember to grab some movie snacks from Kakulas Brothers before settling in for the free movie! Find out more here.

State Buildings Christmas Shopping Night

Thursday 30 November

Dreading Christmas Eve shopping madness? Get on down to the State Buildings on Thursday for their Christmas Shopping Night and buy your nearest and dearest presents they’re going to actually enjoy, like a spa package at the Como Shambhala Urban Escape, Sue Lewis chocolates or some cool new sunnies from Bailey Nelson. There’ll be live music in the Postal Hall, a pop-up champers bar, food tastings and a Christmas Concierge to help you tick off your shopping list gift by gift.

RAC Christmas Pageant

Saturday 2 December

We may be getting older but we still love a bit of Christmas Pageant action. This year it’s kicking off from 7:30pm and we’ve been promised new floats, live music, food and bevvies galore. Head into the city for a day of Chrissy shopping, then scope out a good possie on St Georges Terrace before the pageant kicks off. 

IGA Carols By Candlelight For Variety

Sunday 17 December

If you’re anything like us you’ve been belting out the Christmas carols in your car since early November, so the time’s come to let your tuned-up vocal cords rip at this year’s Carols By Candlelight at Langley Park. Running from 1pm to 11:45pm, find out more here.

Brass On The Grass

December 6, 13 & 20 December 

Head to the beautiful surrounds of Victoria Gardens to enjoy the smooth sounds of the City of Perth Band performing Christmas concerts in this free, family friendly event at Victoria Gardens. BYO whole crew and picnic rugs! 

Image credit: City of Perth

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