Get your diaries out because you'll want to put all these dates in... The City at Christmas is choc-a-bloc with Chrismassy festivities, 18 illuminating light installations, markets galore and plenty of food and drink specials across the City. Stay awhile after work or bring the crew in for a weekend extravaganza for all things Ho-Ho-Ho for The City at Christmas…

Christmas Lights Trail

Throughout the City. 
Launch night is Friday 16 November. Entertainment from 5pm (Launch Night Only)
Lights on daily from 6pm - FREE

Don’t miss the launch of the Christmas Lights Trail when thousands of dazzling lights will transform the city into a magical destination this Christmas.

Enjoy festive roving entertainment, the Twilight Hawkers Market, and of course, Santa and his sleigh. Can’t make the launch night? You can take a self-guided walk of the lights trails from 6pm – 11pm every night until Christmas Eve. 

Festive Eats and Drinks

Throughout the City. 
Explore a host of special dining offers this Christmas. From masterclasses to walking tours, quick bites to long dinner feasting, there’s an array of unforgettable experiences to be had in the city.  We’ve picked a couple of our faves, but there are plenty more to choose from by clicking:

Pretzel Perth has a Christmas edition pretzel: One of their delicious original pretzels coated in gingerbread crumb and topped with Christmas cake-batter icing! Yum!!

Ginger Bread Fizz Iced Tea from Teassential: 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 for $7.

Coffee and cake all day at The Reveley: Enjoy a $7.50 coffee and cake special ALL DAY EVERYDAY... the perfect excuse to have a Chrissy shopping break in Elizabeth Quay!

A little after work cocktail on the cards? Fraser Suites Perth has a refreshing Pampelle Ruby Rose Christmas Cocktail at The Lobby Bar for only $10. Made with a mixture of Pampelle, Sandalford Rose and Soda Water, it's the perfect mixture to celebrate summer and the upcoming Christmas season.

Snow in London Court

London Court, Perth City. Monday 17 December – Friday 21 December.
Snow falls at 10am, 10.45am and 11.30 am. Santa appears 11am-2pm.

It will be a white Christmas at London court this year with snow falling in this historic lane in the city. Take a break from your City offices to grab the perfect snow Instagram shot and then tick a couple of those Christmas presents off your list.



Friday Fromage and Jazz Sundowners

Fromage Artisans
Friday 23 November + Friday 21 December 

Celebrate a couple of Friday's in the festive season with fellow cheeselovers listening to the amazing sounds of local Jazz trio Frankie. Live in the vaults from 5pm to 7pm.



Christmas Twilight Festival at Perth City Farm

1 City Farm Place, East Perth. Wednesday  5th December 4.30pm-8.30pm.
The Perth City Farm Twilight Festival will showcase some of Perth's best local food stalls and vans with plenty to choose from, as well as some of Perth's best local designers and creators especially curated for you and your shopping Christmas list. 
Local musicians, children entertainment, a beautiful place, this market is the best place to be on a Wednesday evening. Four-legged friends are more than welcome.
Gold-coin donation at the entry, all proceed going to Perth City Farm.



Markets Markets Markets!!

Throughout the City.

The market scene is bursting at the seams this festive season. Whether it’s a bite to eat after work on a balmy Friday night, stuffing your Christmas stocking with unique handmade gifts, or spending a relaxing Sunday morning exploring the stalls, there is something for everyone!

Perth Home Grown Market 
Murray Street Mall. Every Sunday, 11am to 4pm.

Twilight Hawkers Market
Forrest Place. Every Friday from 16 November, 4.30pm to 9.30pm.

Christmas Perth Makers Market
Yagan Square. 16 November, 4pm to 9pm.

Perth Upmarket Christmas
UWA. 25 November, 10am to 4pm.

Christmas Markets
Cathedral Square. 8 and 15 December, 12pm to 7pm.

140 Christmas Market
140 William Laneway. 5 and 19 December, 11am to 3pm.

Christmas in the Plaza x Perth Makers Market
QV1 Plaza. 11 to 13 December, 11am to 3pm.

Songs and Sounds

The city will be alive with the sounds of Christmas in a variety of beautiful locations… soak up the atmosphere at one of these festive events or sing along and be part of our festive spirit.

Brass on the Grass
Victoria Gardens. 5 and 12 December, from 5pm.

Sidewalk Sounds
Opposite Joe’s Bakery, 1217 Hay Street West Perth. 6, 13, and 20 December, 12pm to 2pm.

Live on the Lawn
Cathedral Square Lawn. 22 November, 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

WASO Symphony in the City
Langley Park. 15 December, 7.30pm to 10.30pm


Xmas Eve at the Ice Cream Factory

92 Roe Street, Northbridge. 24 December, from 3pm.
Celebrate the silly season with a massive XMAS EVE show at Ice Cream Factory Summer Festival including a DJ set from electronic legends Hermitude 
With a string of huge festivals, sold-out tours, five albums and their chart-topping tunes including 'HyperParadise', 'The Buzz', and 'Ukiyo' under their belt, Hermitude headlines Ice Cream Factory's XMAS EVE show. 
Doors open at 3PM with local DJs on the decks. More info and tickets: CLICK HERE.