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Published December 16th 2013
Continue the Christmas Festivities
With the Christmas Day festivities over for another year, Boxing Day is traditionally a day to rest, recover and recuperate. However, if you're looking for something to do to beat the Boxing Day boredom, there are lots of things going on in the Perth area. Why not check out a few of these events?
Enjoy Boxing Day lunch at the fabulous Joondalup Resort. Bistro 38 is serving up a delicious buffet style luncheon, with two hours of free flowing sparkling and soft drinks. This package will cost $85.00 for Adults, $50.00 for children (13 to 17 years), $35.00 for children (5 to 12years) and Children under the age of 5 are free.
A Boxing Day Tradition, Breakfest 13 will be held at the Belvoir Amphitheatre and Parklands in Upper Swan. this annual event features a stellar line-up of acts including the Stanton Warriors, LTJ Bukem, Plump DJs, Deekline, Mafia Kiss, Nick Thayer and many more. Tickets for Breakfest 13 start at $85.00 and are available from Moshtix.
Spend Boxing Day on The Nest Rooftop at The Aviary in Perth. Watch cricket on the big screen from 11am.
Boxing Day is Family Day at the Ascot Racecourse. Bring the family along and enjoy an exciting day at Perths premier racecourse.
The popular Woodvale Tavern is hosting a 'Sounds of Soul and Motown', soul classics night on Boxing Day from 8pm till 12 midnight. Tickets are $15.00 per person and are available by calling 93094288 or 93015504, or $20.00 per person at the door.
Come along to the Perth Motorplex in Kwinana for the traditional post Christmas bash. The Super Speedway: Demo Derby - Boxing Day Bonanza features Perth's worst drivers on the Super Speedway track where the last man (or woman!) standing wins. Tickets are $43.00 for adults and $25.00 for children, tickets are available on-line.
Adventure World in Bibra Lake is open on Boxing Day from 10am till 7pm. Loads of fun for the whole family, all in the one place. Thrill seekers can check out the new 'Abyss', it's a $12m world-class roller coaster ride.
For cricket lovers, the Ashes 2013 series is on and the Boxing Day Test will be played in Melbourne. Here in Perth you can catch all the action on the big screen at most sports bars, or the match will be shown on TV and you can watch from the comfort of your own home.
The Perth Scorchers will be playing the Melbourne Renegades at the WACA in a Boxing Day Backyard Bash. Tickets are available from Ticketmaster and start at $30.00 per person.
Most Shopping Centres are open and Boxing Day signals the start of the Post Christmas Sales. Bargain hunters can take full advantage of the extended trading hours with shops being allowed to open between 8am and 6pm on Boxing Day.
These are just some of the events happening on Boxing Day in Perth. There are loads more, so keep an eye out to see what else is on offer.