Explore your city this Christmas

As the streets and malls fill with cheer, watch as the city lights up ready for you and your family to explore.

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Family fun this festive season

Experience the Christmas Lights trail

Select from two mapped out journeys or go your own way as you marvel at the stunning animated lights, festive street decorations,
lively projections and festivities that brighten malls, street and parks across the city. Lights on from 6pm.

 Christmas Lights Trail map Accessible Trail Map

  • 1
    Experience the magic of the illuminated walk-through castle, created with over 100,000 twinkle lights in an array of festive colours.
  • 2
    Snap your own family Christmas photos inside the giant Christmas bauble.
  • 3
    Experience Lifeline WA’s enchanting tree decorated with over 46,000 lights representing those brave enough to call Lifeline’s 13 11 14 number.
  • 4
    Toot toot! All aboard! A dazzling display for all to enjoy. You can even sit in Santa’s seat for that perfect, Insta-worthy shot.
  • 5
    Not all elves work out of the North Pole. Get a glimpse of what happens behind closed doors in Kings Square’s very own headquarters.
  • 6
    Experience the enchanting Christmas constellation of lights made up of over 20,000 festive pixels.
  • 7
    Get tangled up in a world of laughter and joy inside the Tinsel Tunnel. A glamourous and sparkly location for that fabulous Instagram photo.
  • 8
    Catch a glimpse of Santa climbing up a 15-metre inflatable ladder to the balcony of the Commonwealth Bank building.
  • 9
    Dance to your own festive tune and light display when you discover these interactive stepping stones between The Coffee Club and Forever New.
  • 10
    Walk beneath this magnificent Christmas tree towering at 12 metres tall for a truly unique christmas experience.
  • 11
    Visitors from all over the globe are invited to celebrate Christmas with this spectacular giant globe featuring 18,000 lights.
  • 12
    Explore the stunning 17-metre wall of twinkly lights, winding its way down the mall.
  • 13
    Experience the dazzling display of this modern take on the classical Christmas Tree.
  • 14
    This grand tree replicates the charm of the historical decorative features of the stained glass windows of the nearby St George’s Cathedral.
  • 15
    Stand under the cascade of lights hanging down the façade of the beautiful City of Perth Library.
  • 16
    Get lost in this stunning custom-built maze in the east end of the city. Etched with a playful design, the neon lights will create a kaleidoscope of colour both day and night.
  • 17
    The enchanting animated projections will light up the façade of St George’s Cathedral enhancing this beautiful building’s feature with colour. From 7.30pm to midnight, music concludes at 10pm.
  • 18
    Hop down and celebrate a real Australian Christmas with a mob of giant illuminated kangaroos towering over you – a truly Australian feature.

Make sure you check out these locations

Central Perth
Yagan Square
Central Perth
Central Perth
Raine Square
Central Perth
Central Perth
Central Perth
Murray Street Mall

What's on this Christmas

  • Free, Family friendly

    Northbridge Piazza and Perth Cultural Centre

    Welcome in the new year with free activities for the whole family. Northbridge is set to come alive with colourful and entertaining street performances leading to an early countdown for families followed by a spectacular midnight countdown.

    31 December
    5.30pm Movie 
    7pm Family entertainment
    9pm Main entertainment

Looking for some specials?

  • Fromage Artisans

    Fromage Festive Gift

    Tis no better season to be cheesy! Fromage is offering all City of Perth residents, dwellers or visitors 10% VIP discount off a Fromage hamper...think stilton pot, gorgeous linen, cheese accessories and of course delicious wine and all the good stuff. Vault Code for the discount: #fromthevaults

  • Pretzel Perth

    Gingerbread Pretzel

    Our Christmas edition pretzel! One of our delicious original pretzels coated in gingerbread crumb and topped with Christmas Cake-batter icing!

  • Teassential

    Ginger Bread Fizz

    Ginger bells, ginger bells, ginger all the way... Celebrate this festive season with a delicious combination of black tea, ginger, vanilla topped up with butterscotch whip! Available for limited time only - $7

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