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Christmas 2019 is going to be better than ever! Expect amazing installations, kids’ workshops and live shows popping up in Perth City, for an unforgettable Christmas experience.

Give yourself the ultimate gift this Christmas with a Staycation! The best way to explore the festivities of Perth City, is when you’re staying right in the heart of it! Come and see what’s on this silly season in Perth City.


Christmas Lights Trail

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It’s not Christmas without lights! Explore Perth City and discover the amazing Christmas light installations; from Santa’s train, to a gingerbread house, children’s rides and more. The trail will be bigger than ever this year, with 26 new installations added to the route.

Dates: 15 November – 26 December.


Forrest Place Hub – Kids Activities!

The kids will love creating special Christmas gifts, like DIY Christmas gift tags and Christmas tree decorations, at Forrest Place. Best of all, the $10 ticket is redeemable anywhere in the city! Plus, do your Christmas shopping in the city on weekends and take advantage of a free gift-wrapping service!

Dates: Weekends 16 November – 22 December.


Santa Mailbox

Holiday Inn Perth City Centre - Perth Christmas 2019 - Santa MailboxDeliver your letters to Santa at our very special Santa Mailbox! Santa will even reply to you – just be sure to write a return address so Santa knows where to send your letter.

*All letters must be stamped, and addressed to Santa, North Pole, 9999.

Dates: 11 November – 15 December.


Alinta Energy Christmas Pageant

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The Perth City Christmas Pageant has been a tradition among Perth families for years, dating back to 1959. Travelling through the streets of Perth, you can expect to see dancers, Fat Cat, Perth celebrities and of course Santa himself! This is a free event but be sure to get there early with a picnic to nab a good spot.

Dates: 7 December. Learn more.


Christmas Nativity

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Watch as the traditional story of Christmas comes to life, with over 100 performers and live animals. The nativity will be hosted in the Supreme Court Gardens, for a magical Christmas evening.

Dates: 20 – 21 December.


Festive Flicks

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Free Christmas films are returning to Northbridge Piazza! Enjoy a range of family movies on the big screen, while you sit on one of the bean bags with some popcorn and snacks.

Dates: 16, 23, 30 November and 7, 14, 21 December. Learn more.


Cathedral Square Christmas Markets

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Take home a piece of WA at the Cathedral Square Christmas Markets. Offering stalls from purely local supplies, selling crafts, homewares, gourmet food and decorations. Enjoy the markets from 5pm Fridays, before enjoying late night shopping in the city.

Dates: 22 and 29 November, 6 and 13 December. Learn more.


WASO Christmas Symphony

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With more than 150 performers joining together on stage, you can be sure that the WASO Christmas Symphony will blow you away. Pack a picnic to enjoy at Langley Park from 5pm, the show will kick off at 7pm filled with classical and Christmas music, and a fireworks-filled finale under the stars.

Dates: 14 December. Learn more.


Stay longer

Banner_PerthCityExploring Perth City is easier when you stay in the centre of the city at Holiday Inn Perth. Easy access to all the best Perth tours, and walking distance to all public transport.