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Published November 23rd 2013
One of the most popular Australian Christmas Traditions is the Carols by Candlelight Concert. These community events are a real family favourite, offering free, family entertainment, with a festive atmosphere, under the stars.
Wonderful evenings like this are held all over Australia, but where are the best Carols by Candlelight events in Perth?
The City of Perth will host the annual IGA Carols by Candlelight Concert on Sunday 22nd December, 2013 in the Supreme Court Gardens, starting at 7.30pm. Bring a picnic and a rug and enjoy a fantastic family evening of Christmas entertainment. Fun children's activities start at 6.30pm.
The City of Fremantle will hold a Carols by Candlelight Concert on Sunday 22nd December, 2013 at the Fremantle Arts Centre, between 6pm and 8pm. The Libby Hammer Quintet and Arcadian Voices will lead guests in a sing-along spectacular featuring all your favourite Christmas Carols. Admission is free, (gold coin donations welcome). Food and refreshments will be available to purchase.
The City of Armadale celebrates the festive season with a fantastic Carols by Candlelight concert. This great family evening will be held in the Memorial Park Amphitheatre on Sunday 8th December 2013, from 5pm till 9pm and will feature the Roleystone Theatre Choir, the Armadale City Concert Band, the Parade of the Toys and a visit from Santa.
The Shire of Kalamunda will hold a family Carols by Candlelight Concert on Sunday 8th December, 2013, in Stirk Park. The concert starts at 7.00pm and finishes at 9.00pm. Programs and candles will be available to purchase.
The Scarborough Beach Association will host a Christmas Carols by the Beach event on Sunday December 15th, 2013, between 7pm and 9.30pm, at the Scarborough Amphitheatre.
The City of Bayswater will hold a Carols by Candlelight event in Halliday Park, on Saturday 14th December, 2013, starting at 7pm. There will be children's entertainment from 5pm till 7pm. Bring along a picnic and a rug, or if you prefer some food and refreshments will be available to purchase. Programs and candles will be available for a gold coin donation.
Carols in the Park will be held at Burswood Park Foreshore, on Sunday 8th December, 2013, between 6.30pm and 9pm. Bring along a picnic and a rug and join in the fun, entertainment starts at 6.30pm, Carol singing begins at 7.30pm. Songbooks and candles will be available for a donation.
The City of Belmont will host a Carols in the Park on Friday 13th December, 2013, in Faulkner Park, between 6pm and 9pm. Sing along to all your favourite Christmas Carols, see Santa and as an evening finale, watch a fantastic fireworks display. Bring along a rug and a picnic, or there will be some light refreshments available to purchase.
The Town of Bassendean is holding a Carols by Candlelight concert on Sunday 8th December, 2013, at Success Hill Reserve, from 7.30pm till 9pm.
The Town of Cottesloe will host its annual Carols by Candlelight concert on Sunday 22nd December, 2013 at the Cottesloe Civic Centre, from 7pm.
These are just a few of the Carols by Candlelight Concerts being held this year, there are loads more, but where are the best Carols by Candlelight Concerts in Perth?
If you know of any other events please let us know, so that we can all attend and enjoy this lovely Christmas tradition.