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  The City at Christmas
City of Perth. 18th November - 23rd December. FREE
 
www.visitperthcity.com 

Gather the family and friends and join us for five weeks of fun-filled events to light up your Christmas, beginning with a spectacular new ‘Turning On the Christmas Lights’ stage show. You can see Forrest Place transformed into an Aussie Christmas playground; and experience the wonder and magic of the annual Nativity concert. With the widest variety of Christmas shopping and dining options around, Perth city is your ultimate festive destination.
FREE |
www.visitperthcity.com | 9461 3368 | www.facebook.com/CityofPerthWA



  Santa's Enchanted Wardrobe
E-Shed Markets Fremantle.  Saturday 26th November - Saturday 24th December 10am - 4pm. Cost: Adults $23.40, Children 2 - 16 years $22.40, Children under 2 are free.
www.santasenchantedwardrobe.com

Begin with a game of hide & seek; Come enter the enchanted wardrobe and Discover Narnia, the Faun and the Enchanted Forest. Interact with our spellbinding characters in small groups and witness the giant magic mushrooms where the fairies play. Journey to the North Pole, help the elves make toys for all the children and spend Quality time with a Quality Santa in his workshop.




  RAC Christmas Pageant

Perth City. Saturday 3rd December 7.30pm

Watching the RAC Christmas Pageant is good. Being a part of it is better!
Sign up to RAC Little Legends Club for the chance to walk with the characters in the parade on Saturday 3 December. There's also a chance to win one of 20 VIP passes to the garden party overlooking the parade.
RAC Little Legends Club is an exciting program helping children learn all about road safety with fun online games and in class road safety workshops in schools. As a member you receive your very own Little Legends Club sticker pack and membership card, giving you access to:

•             Cheap movie tickets
•             Competitions and events
•             Discounts at fun attractions like Bounce and AMF Bowling
Sign up for free at
rac.com.au/kids.

Enjoy the colour and spectacle of your favourite floats and characters and some brand new ones, as bands, clowns, dancers and TV personalities join Santa and his reindeer along the new St Georges Terrace Parade route. 



  Festive Flicks
Northbridge Piazza. Saturday 17th - Saturday 31st December

Share in some Christmas cheer with Festive Flicks at the Northbridge Piazza.
This year features:
Saturday 17th December - Arthur Christmas 
Saturday 24th December - Elf
Saturday 31st December - Frozen Sing-a-Long

Bring your best Christmas sweater and cuddle up on a beanbag at the City of Perth’s Northbridge Piazza.



  Celebrate Christmas at Carramar Village

Carramar Village has everything you need to get ready for the festive season plus FREE entertainment and kid's activities. 

Santa's Christmas Workshop
Tuesday 20th - Friday 23rd December 11am - 2pm

Singing Santa
Tuesday 20th - Saturday 24th December 11am - 2pm

Face Painting
Thursday 22nd - Friday 23rd December 11am - 2pm



  Celebrate Christmas at Wyatt Grove - Hocking

Wyatt Grove has everything you need to get ready for the festive season plus FREE entertainment and kid's activities. 

Mrs Claus Cookie Decorating Workshop
Tuesday 20th - Friday 23rd December 11am - 2pm

Carolling Santa
Wednesday 21st to Friday 23rd December 11am - 2pm

Christmas Carollers
Thursday 22nd - Friday 23rd December 11am - 1pm



 

Celebrate Christmas at Bunbury Plaza Shopping centre

Hey Kids! Come on down to Bunbury Plaza Shopping Centre for Christmas Craft fun! Starting Wednesday and finishing on Friday, you can make your own Christmas stocking or Pom Pom decorations.  From Wednesday 21st December until Friday 23rd December, 11am to 2pm daily.
Bunbury Plaza is located at 2 Forrest Ave, South Bunbury.



  End of School Christmas Party at Atlantis Playcentre
Atlantis Clarkson. 17th December 6pm - 8pm. Cost: $5 non walker (free with sibling), $15.95 1-3 years, $19.95 4 - 12 years. 


Featuring falling snow, kids meal with ticket, DIY Santa selfies and Disco music. 
Tickets are available at the Atlantis Indoor Play Centre reception or can be purchased over the phone. Call 9407 8833 today!! 


  Snow Week  at Atlantis Playcentre
Atlantis Clarkson. 19th - 23rd December 10am - 12pm. Cost: Free with entry fee. 


Come along and take your own Santa Selfie under falling snow. Snow falls every day from 10am to noon. 


 

Popcorn Cinema - Chrissy Flicks
Centennial Pioneer Park Amphitheatre, Gosnells Friday 23rd December 7.30pm - 9.30pm

With so many great Christmas movies, it's hard to pick just one. Enjoy a range of Christmas short films throughout the night, as well as visits from festive friends, Christmas crafts and more surprises.

Enjoy the outdoor movie experience with friends and family at surprising new venues throughout the City of Gosnells.
Bring along a picnic, chair, rug or beanbag and we’ll put the popcorn on for free (one per person).
See the latest flicks, cult classics, kids’ favourites or golden oldies, there will also be plenty of fun before the movie with activities, games, special appearances and other surprises


NEW YEAR'S EVE


 

New Year’s Eve on Rottnest Island
www.rottnestisland.com.nye

End 2016 with a shimmering, sparkling BANG with a spectacular Fireworks display over Thomson Bay. An early display time allows our littlest spectators to join in the fun and various venues around the Island will be hosting festivities for those wanting to continue the party. Share your New Year’s Eve experience on the Island by using the hashtag #RottnestIslandNYE



 

Happy Zoo Year
Perth Zoo. Saturday 31st December. 5pm 

Perth Zoo's iconic NYE party is back! 
Join us for a wild kids dance party with entertainment for the whole family, bring a picnic and count in the New Year "zoo style" at the family friendly time of 9:00pm. 
Even the animals stay up late! Enjoy entertainment by: 
- World class illusionists Adam and Selena, two of the world's most captivating entertainers in *magic* today. Straight from the bright lights of Vegas this award winning magic duo have been seen by over 30 million people worldwide. 
- Explosive Dance Company as they take us on a magical journey to find beautiful and unique creatures hidden deep within. Be amazed by a combination of ballet, acrobatics, contortion, tumbling and hip hop. 
- Hula Magic's Polynesian dancers with their young male warriors and female hula dancers will entertain you with their interactive stage show. 
- Cover band Dakota will get the party started with your favorite party tracks.



  Family Fun Party at Eagle Falls Spur & Eagle Rock Spur
Wanneroo and Currambine. 31st December 

Champagne on arrival | Giveaways | Live DJ | Roaming Magician | Facepainting and more! 
Bookings essential. 
Contact Eagle Falls Spur - Wanneroo 9306 2861
Eagle Rock Spur - Currambine 9304 1840


 

New Years Eve Celebrations, Mandurah
Mandurah. Saturday 31st December. FREE

Come down to the Eastern Foreshore on New Year’s Eve for live music and fireworks to welcome in 2017.
With hours of entertainment, activities and amusements the evening will be a great night out for the whole family.
Youth Zone - Filled with free activities for 11 - 25 year olds. Enjoy a safe environment with action packed activities for the thrill seekers or relax in the chill out zone with friends.
Fireworks - The first display is at 9pm for families followed by the grand display at midnight.
Transport - There will be a free shuttle bus service between the Mandurah Train station and Mandurah Tce (stop outside Mandurah Visitors Centre) operating between 6pm and 1am.



 



  Carols by Candlelight - Yangebup
Nicholson Reserve, Yangebup 3rd December 5pm - 9pm. 

Carols by Candlelight, a narrated re-enactment of the traditional Christmas story. 
We will have local school choirs to entertain us as we listen to the story of Mary, Joseph, the 3 wise men and birth of baby Jesus.
There will be a bouncy castle and perting zoo for the kids, icecream, coffee and food vendors for your dinner or BYO picnic.
We look forward to bringing our community a quality production they will enjoy for years to come.



  Carols on the Farm
 
Landsdale Farm School 7th December 6pm - 9pm.

We are hosting Carols on the Farm, on our oval, please bring a blanket/Chair and picnic dinner or you can purchase from The Haystack Cafe which will be open. Listen to Christmas Carols and music as well as take part in our raffle. Candles will also be on sale. More info to follow.
ENTRY - GOLD COIN DONATION.



  Carols in the Park - Cloverdale
Faulkner Park, Cloverdale Friday 9th December 6pm - 9pm. 

Celebrate the spirit of Christmas in Belmont this December as local primary and high school students come together and perform the annual 'Carols in the Park'!

Sing along to your favourite Christmas carols and enjoy a spectacular fireworks display. There will even be a special appearance by Santa!

Bring a rug or pack a picnic chair and enjoy the evening with family and friends. Light refreshments will be available for purchase.



 

Carols by Candlelight - Canning
Civic Amphitheatre, 1317 Albany Highway, Cannington. Saturday 10th December Markets 4pm - 7pm. Carols 7.00pm - 8.30pm.

The City of Canning is teaming up with local Riverton Parish Church to deliver a classic Carols by Candlelight right in the Council’s backyard. Sing along to traditional Carols performed by the Canning City Brass Band, the Rossmoyne Community Singers, Avenue jazz ensemble and soloist Madeleine Croft, with a special visit from Father Christmas at the end! Head down just a few hours earlier for a Christmas market full of goodies perfect for the stocking or under the tree. There will be arts and craft, bric-a-brac, homewares and decorations, as well as festive music, food and activities for the whole family.


 

Somerly Carols in the Park
Riverlinks Park, Perth. Sunday 11th December 7.30pm - 9.30pm. 

Join us this Christmas Season for another exciting year of Carols in the Park!! You’re in for a wonderful night singing along to your favourite Christmas Carols culminating in an amazing fireworks display!
Come on down from early afternoon to grab a picnic spot on the grass and enjoy the pre-show entertainment. For the Kids, there will be a visit from Santa, face painting and Rides in the KidsZone. And for the whole family, vendors will be on site with a variety of food, drinks, and much more!
Pre-Show Entertainment @ 630pm
Carols @ 730pm
Fireworks @ 915pm



 

Carols in the Park
Braithwaite Park, Mount Hawthorn. Sunday 11th December 6.30pm. 

Come and join with the community, including the local primary school and Mt Hawthorn Community Church in celebrating Christmas with Carols in the Park. While carols start at 7pm, come early to enjoy a picnic together. Songbooks and candles will be available, and if you provide a gold coin donation, it will provide support to local chaplains.
Come and enjoy a great night together of singing with the community.



   

Carols on the Lawn - Dalkeith
Dalkeith Road Church of Chirst, Dalkeith. Sunday 11th December 5.30pm - 8.30pm

Come along to Dalkeith Road Church of Christ for a night of good food, family, friends and laughs! And Christmas carols of course! 
5.30-7pm - Sausage sizzle and drinks will be avaliable, or you can BYO picnic dinner. Grab a spot on the lawn and enjoy some live music.
7-8pm - The carolling commences, brought to you by the Dalkeith Road Community Choir. Sing along or sit back and enjoy the sweet carolling harmonies! Candles and caroling booklets will be avaliable free of charge.



  Carols by Candlelight - City Beach
Dalkeith Road Church of Chirst, Dalkeith. Wednesday 12th December 6.30pm - 9pm

Bring your best singing voice and picnic, and join in all your favourite Christmas carols and classic Christmas songs!
Presented by the Floreat Lions Club, duets and choirs will take over the stage, leaving you with a warm Christmas glow.... The jolly man himself may even make a special guest appearance!
Lions Christmas cakes will be on sale on the night.
Tickets available on Sat 3rd December from Floret Forum. Look for the Lions Club members. Tickets not available online.
Gates - 6:00pm. Concert - 6:30pm
Cafe available at the venue or BYO Picnic permitted.
Low beach/concert chairs permitted by no wider than 52cms
The Quarry Amphitheatre is proud to be a Non Smoking venue


    The Carols by the Canals - South Yunderup
Lucie Hunter Park. Saturday 17th December 2pm - 10pm

The Carols by the Canals will take place at Lucie Hunter Park, South Yunderup on Saturday 17 December commencing at 2.00pm.
This is a free event for all the family and includes Christmas Carols, Father Christmas, bouncy castle, fun games and face painting.



  Carols by Candlelight 
Manners Hill Park, Peppermint Grove. Sunday 18th December 6.30pm 

On Sunday 18th December 2016, families and friends will again gather at Manners Hill Park for this year’s Carols by Candlelight.
Come and sing along with the Mighty Camelot Choir accompanied by the Salvation Army Band. You can help raise money for The Salvation Army’s Early Learning Centre in Balga by buying a raffle ticket, with fabulous prizes to be won from Just Music, Mainpeak, Vans, Gill Street Café, Boatshed Market, Fiddlestick Toys and Sami Renouf Bromley jewellery.
Donations of delicious non-perishable food for the Salvation Army’s Christmas Appeal will be gratefully received.
Please bring a picnic and your singing voice, and settle in for a wonderful evening. The carols begin at 6.30pm.



 

Heathridge Carols in the Park 2016
Heathridge Park, Sail Terrace, Heathridge. Sunday 18th December 6.30pm - 9.30pm. 

Join us this Christmas Season for another exciting year of Carols in the Park!! You’re in for a wonderful night singing along to your favourite Christmas Carols culminating in an amazing fireworks display!
Come on down from early afternoon to grab a picnic spot on the grass and enjoy the pre-show entertainment. For the Kids, there will be a visit from Santa, face painting and Rides in the KidsZone. And for the whole family, vendors will be on site with a variety of food, drinks, and much more!
Pre-Show Entertainment @ 630pm
Carols @ 730pm
Fireworks @ 915pm


 

Carols by Candlelight, Cottesloe
Cottesloe Civic Centre Main Lawn. Sunday 18th December 6.00pm 

Carols by Candlelight is a family friendly community event run in conjunction with St Phillips Church. Bring a picnic rug and some nibbles and enjoy the Christmas carols while watching the sunset from the beautiful Cottesloe Civic Centre. A magnificent way to kick off the festive season!



   

Candlelight Carols on South Beach
South Beach, South Fremantle. Sunday 18th December 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Come along to this free community event and join in the Fremantle Christmas spirit.  Featuring the Libby Hammer Quintent and the Arcadian Voices.
Food stalls and market stalls open from 6pm.
Carolling starts at 7pm.




 

Christmas Night Market
Quinns Rocks Sports Club. Friday 25th November 6pm - 9pm. 

Join us at Quinns Sports Club for a community Christmas market packed full of more than 60 diverse stalls that are guaranteed to inspire your Christmas shopping spirit. Shop from local businesses, artists, creatives and designers while soaking up the atmosphere and entertaining the family.


  Perth Upmarket
Sunday 27th November 10am - 4pm. UWA Winthrop Hall, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley.

Perth Upmarket is Perth’s premier quarterly market for original and handcrafted wares. The market brings together over 150 of Perth’s most talented artists, designers, craftsmen and gourmets all under one roof at the University of Western Australia’s Winthrop Hall. Incorporating a dedicated Junior Upmarket and Gourmet section. Parking and entry are free and the venue is easily accessible. Three ATMs onsite.



  Bazaar 2016
Friday 2nd  December 5pm - 10pm, Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December 9am - 5pm. Fremantle Arts Centre. Cost $2 entry. Children under 12 free. 

WA’s best Christmas market takes over FAC for a three-day shopping extravaganza with more than 50 local artisans showcasing their wares. At Bazaar you’ll find unique WA-designed jewellery, fashion, ceramics, sculpture, woodwork, textiles and more. The annual market runs from Friday night until Sunday afternoon and is the perfect place to pick up one-of-a-kind gifts for loved ones this Christmas.


  Vines Resort Christmas Market
Vines Resort, The Vines Friday 2nd  December 6pm - 9pm.

Night Market full of Xmas cheer, set in the beautiful surrounds of The Vines Resort & Country Club
Get your family together, enjoy a drink or a meal at one of The Vines Resort & Country Club
's food and beverage outlets and browse our beautiful open air market. Check out the accommodation special in the discussion below.
FREE ENTRY, no tickets required.


 

Noranda Christmas Festival
Noranda Shopping Centre Car Park, Benara Road, Noranda. Sunday 4th December 11am - 3pm. 

Handmade & Unique Market Stalls
Live Entertainment
Free Carnival & Amusement Rides
Free Face Painting
Free Christmas Craft Workshops
Free Giant Games Activities
Free Petting Zoo
Special Visit from Santa!


  Ellenbrook Christmas Pageant
Charlie Gregorini Park, Ellenbrook. Saturday 3rd December 10am - 4pm Christmas Market. 4pm - 9.30pm Pageant and Carols

More details to be announced


 

Christmas Market & Carols by Candlelight - Canning
Civic Amphitheatre, 1317 Albany Highway, Cannington. Saturday 10th December Markets 4pm - 7pm. Carols 7.00pm - 8.30pm.

The City of Canning is teaming up with local Riverton Parish Church to deliver a classic Carols by Candlelight right in the Council’s backyard. Sing along to traditional Carols performed by the Canning City Brass Band, the Rossmoyne Community Singers, Avenue jazz ensemble and soloist Madeleine Croft, with a special visit from Father Christmas at the end! Head down just a few hours earlier for a Christmas market full of goodies perfect for the stocking or under the tree. There will be arts and craft, bric-a-brac, homewares and decorations, as well as festive music, food and activities for the whole family.



  BIG Family Christmas Market
Sunday 11th December 8am - 12pm. Craigie Leisure Centre, Whitfords Avenue

Linsey's Community Events will be ending the year with a Big Family Christmas Market held at Craigie Leisure Centre. 
We will be located INDOORS and will be making use of the TWO basketball courts to the rear of the centre. 
This will allow us 90+ Stallholders to be in attendance providing lots of gift ideas for family & friends this Christmas. 


 

Kadidjiny Park Christmas Market
Saturday 17th December 5pm - 9pm. Kadidjiny Park Hall, Melville

Get ready your Christmas hats and head down to Kadidjiny Park Melville on the 17 of December for a fun evening of entertainment!

Start at 5pm, 70 market stalls will be showcasting their awesome products! A series of activities have also been prepared to keep your whole family busy including 

- Christmas Carols
- Free crafts and games workshop for the kids, and
- A visit from Santa himself!

A variety of food stalls will definitely make you drool! The Spud Wagon, Meast -Mediteranean, Porta Pizza, Satay Satay, Pepper Steak Tree - South African, Fresh Turkish Gozleme, Dinner Peace - Vegan friendly!, Kay's Cupcakes, Miam Miam a Bit of France, Sweet Inspiration Perth, Treacle Treat - Dutch Waffles, Sue's Snow Cones, Melo Yelo - refreshing puddings, Bonne Balls - healthy raw food!

When the sun sets, Kadidjiny Park will come alive with dazzling Christmas lights. Better yet, live musics performed by local buskers while you're enjoying your supper on a picnic mat will sure make your night perfect!


 


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Christmas Trees of Wanneroo
99 Rousset Road, Mariginiup, Wanneroo. Open from November 26th until 22nd December 10am to 6pm. Prices: $65 - $320

Over 2,000 trees to choose from and cut down yourself.  A saw is  supplied for the cutting down of your tree along with a free tree trolley to transport your tree from the fields to your car. Trees can be reserved and then be picked up at a later date closer to Xmas.



   

Christmas Tree Farm Herne Hill
633 Great Northern Highway, Herne Hill. Opening 30th November. Open Wednesday - Sunday until 22nd December. 10am - 4pm. 

You will be given a measuring stick and armed with a saw and then the fun begins. Wander through the Xmas tree forest to choose your own tree. When you have found the perfect tree, you can check the price by using the measuring stick which indicates not only height but also the price. Then cut the tree as close to the ground as possible. There is help available, if required, for loading the trees into trailers or onto cars and roof-racks. 


   

Santa Pines
3441 Toodyay Road, Gidgegannup

For an extra charge, Santa Pines' little helpers can deliver your tree, set it up in a special Xmas tree stand that holds water. Or if you would like the whole experience of xmas, you can come to the farm, pick your own tree, cut it down and take it home yourself.


 

Swan Valley Christmas Trees
143c Wilson Road East, Middle Swan
Prices: From $69. Open every Saturday from 5th November 9am - 1pm. 


Imagine your home filled with the beautiful aroma of a fresh pine tree this Christmas. We are proud to offer the freshest trees in Perth. Find us at Farmers Markets around Perth, or come out to our farm and select your tree. We also offer home delivery! Visit our farm in the beautiful Swan Valley and buy a tree for the family to enjoy at Christmas. Bring the kids and your camera so that you can take home a phot of the family with our elves. And the kids can have a bag of lollies!


   

Wilbury’s Chirstmas Trees
8350 West Swan Road, Henley Brook. Open from 29th November 9am – 7pm.
Prices: From $55

Come to Wilbury's to buy your perfect real Christmas Tree. Enjoy a real Christmas tradition and purchase your fresh, traditional Xmas tree from Wilbury's Christmas Trees. Create the Christmas atmosphere in your home with that fresh aroma of pine, that your family will love. Add your Christmas decorations & ornaments for a perfect memory.


 

S & G’s Christmas Trees
Order online. Prices from $179

S&G will deliver and set up a real tree in your home. They come in a range of sizes from 6 – 12 feet. Each comes with a stand. For an additional fee they can even decorate yours and they come and remove it for you in January.


 

Tom’s Pine Christmas Trees
See Facebook page for details

Trees will be available in Karrinyup and Mandurah (Wannanup) from Saturday December 3rd and regular fresh deliveries through until Christmas.

 

The trees are freshly cut pine trees, standing 6' and above, selling from $70. Sturdy stands to keep your tree safely upright and well watered are also available for $45.


Have a great Christmas from Buggybuddys!