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Christmas Festivals in Perth

Perth offers a range of events and activities for the festive season including Cristmas lights and decorations, Christmas markets, Christmas carols and free community festivals.


  • Perth Home Grown

    Perth | Dates: 01 May – 18 Dec, 2016
    The city's weekly sustainable living market brings fresh produce and homemade wares to the heart of the CBD every Sunday from 27 March - 18 December 2016. Weekly changing stalls offer locally grown veg and orchard-direct fruits, WA honey, fresh baked goods and more.
  • Twilight Hawkers Market

    Perth | Dates: 14 Oct, 2016 – 28 Apr, 2017
    Offering cuisine from almost 40 countries across six continents, the City of Perth's Twilight Hawkers Market epitomises the very best of our capital city's growing cultural diversity, and is a great contributor to Perth's global standing as a premium food tourism destination.
  • The City at Christmas

    Perth | Dates: 18 Nov – 23 Dec, 2016
    The City at Christmas celebrates the magic of the holiday season by transforming the City into a wonderland of life, colour, light and activities. Perth is the place to be this festive period, commencing with the spectacular 'Turning On the Christmas Lights' in Forrest Place on 18 November.
  • Turning on the Christmas Lights

    Perth | Dates: 18 – 18 Nov, 2016
    Join the City of Perth for the annual Turning on of the Christmas Lights on Friday 18 November from 6.30pm. Santa himself will be on hand to help the Lord Mayor turn on more than 100,000+ Christmas lights and decorations.
  • Perth Christmas Decorations

    Perth | Dates: 18 Nov, 2016 – 04 Jan, 2017
    Marvel at all the beautiful Christmas lights and decorations across the City of Perth from 18 November 2016 - January 2017. See the 13m high Christmas Tree with new LED season's greetings ribbon and traditional Council House Nativity scene.
  • Santa's Enchanted Wardrobe

    Fremantle | Dates: 26 Nov – 24 Dec, 2016
    Be part of the story in this original, authentic and immerse Christmas experience at the E-Shed Markets, Fremantle from 26 November - 24 December, 2016. Children and families are invited to Santa's Enchanted Wardrobe - a Narnia-like land of forest and snow awaits.
  • Mandurah Christmas Lights Cruise

    Mandurah | Dates: 01 Dec, 2016 – 10 Jan, 2017
    Experience the magic of Christmas this festive season aboard one of Mandurah Cruises Christmas Lights Canal Cruises. Sing along to Christmas carol favourites and join in the Christmas cheer as you cruise through the wonderland of Christmas lights, illuminating and reflecting onto the water from Mandurah’s luxury canal homes.
  • Christmas Family Market Pinjarra

    Pinjarra | Dates: 03 – 03 Dec, 2016
    Come down to Pinjarra's Christmas Family Market on Sunday 3 December, 2016 from 10am - 2.30pm at the Civic Centre Pinjarra for some great gifts. A family outing in Pinjarra, go grab breakie first or run your errands then browse our Market showcasing LOCAL businesses.
  • The RAC Christmas Pageant

    Perth | Dates: 03 – 03 Dec, 2016
    The streets of Perth will light up on Saturday 3 December with an exciting display of new floats, old Christmas favourites and entertainers for the annual RAC Christmas Pageant. Starting from 7:30pm, the Pageant will begin at the corner of William St and St Georges Tce and make its way down St Georges Tce to Ozone Reserve.
  • QV1 Christmas PopUpmarket

    Perth | Dates: 06 – 08 Dec, 2016
    A special QV1 Christmas PopUpmarket will open for 3 days in the QV1 foyer, bringing together more than 50 of Perth’s most talented artisans and designers. Perth Upmarket is Perth's premier quarterly market for original and handcrafted wares.
  • A Swingin' Christmas with Earl Cole!

    Cottesloe | Dates: 09 – 09 Dec, 2016
    Perth crooner Earl Cole returns to the Albion Hotel, Cottesloe to perform 'A Swinging Christmas' on Friday 9 December from 8pm. Earl will sing such festive classics as 'Winter Wonderland', 'White Christmas', 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' as well as the best of the crooners.
  • Mandurah Community Christmas Pageant

    Mandurah | Dates: 13 – 13 Dec, 2016
    Come and experience the wonder of Christmas at Mandurah’s annual Community Christmas Pageant presented by ACTON Mandurah on Tuesday 13 December, 2016. Enjoy the pageant from 6pm followed by family fun and entertainment on the foreshore.
  • Noël - SwanSongs with Caitlin Hulcup

    Claremont | Dates: 16 – 16 Dec, 2016
    International star mezzo-soprano Caitlin Hulcup returns to Perth for a unique Christmas themed recital, with pianist David Wickham on 16 December, 2016 at Christ Church Claremont. The concert is called "Noël", and explores Christmas through the magic of art song.
  • Northbridge Piazza Free Flicks for Kids: Christmas

    Northbridge | Dates: 17 – 24 Dec, 2016
    Nab a beanbag and settle in for three of your favourite Christmas movies at Northbridge Piazza on Saturday nights in December, 2016 from 5.30pm. In December, cuddle up on a bean bag and enjoy the following festive movies for kids.
  • IGA Carols by Candlelight

    Perth | Dates: 18 – 18 Dec, 2016
    It is estimated by the City of Perth that 12-15,000 people will come together in Langley Park to celebrate the iconic Perth IGA Carols by Candlelight for Variety on Sunday 18 December, 2016. For the first time in it's 72 year history it will be a FREE Event for everyone to enjoy!
For more events and festivals in Perth view our Events Calendar.
Perth Home Grown
Twilight Hawkers Market
Turning on the Christmas Lights by Duncan Barnes
Christmas decorations
Christmas pageant
Mandurah Christmas Lights Cruise
Christmas festivals
Perth City Roving Santa
City of Perth Turning on the Christmas Lights
Christmas Decorations

Christmas Gift Ideas and Markets
Festive Dining in Perth
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