Brookfield Place is located at 125 St George's Terrace in Perth, and this a must-see festival for all ages. When the sun goes down, the light projections light up. This will turn the Heritage Buildings into a captivating Winter Wonderland!
Last year it was a fabulous event and this year it is all designed to leave you breathless! There will be immersive projections and glittering performances from world-renowned visual artists, dancers and acrobats. It will start on 20th June and continue for 10 days until 30th June, 2018. This event is a FREE for the whole family.
Brookfield Place is of course, in the city of Perth, and its heritage buildings there will be illuminated in a dazzling display of colour. There will be lights and nostalgia, as well as multi-world adventures which will run nightly from 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm.
Inside the precinct, you will find world-famous installations and thought-provoking sculptures. Some of these include the otherworldly Birds of Lumos - this combines natural forms with elements of steampunk to bring New Zealand's endangered Rowi birds to life.
At this event, there will also be some superb roaming entertainers. This year, these will include neon-lit "Hula Hoop dancers" and musical performances under the stars with the Perth Symphony Orchestra. Hula Hoop dancers will be fascinating as they twirl with all the lights attached!
Of course, there will be Brookfield's award-winning restaurants and bars who will put on a show. They will have:
Extended festival trading hours
VIP family booking times featuring kid-friendly menus
Everyone attending this festival will also have the chance to win a trip for two to London to see the 2019 Canary Wharf Winter Lights Festival - terms and conditions apply.
Some of the cafes and restaurant at this precinct include:
Churchill Bar & Restaurant - this is located over two levels of the heritage WA Trustee building on St Georges Terrace and the lower heritage lane. It has the biggest screens on the Terrace and is great for art installations as well as food.
The Cornerstone - serve coffee, sandwiches and pastries. Located in the lobby of Brookfield Place Tower 1, they serve breakfast and lunch.
Gazette - is an all-day bar and osteria - osteria meaning an Italian restaurant, typically an inexpensive one. Located on the ground level of the Print Hall precinct, this restaurant has a fascinating history.
Primal Pantry - this is located in the Cafe Court and al fresco outdoor dining area, It is a health food shop whose products are dairy free, gluten free, never processed, and all with no added sugar.
Hi Thai - they have mouth-watering laksas, soups, curries and noodle dishes. They are located in the Cafe Court, on the southern side of the tower lobby.
Green Grocer - also located in the Cafe Court, on the southern side of the tower lobby. They serve organic coffee, freshly squeezed juices and low-fat yoghurt. They also do gourmet salads, rolls and wraps for lunch.
Chucks Cantina - they are also on the southern side of the tower lobby. They do a fresh, deli-style sandwich or schnitzels, served with a selection of sides.
The Heritage Wine Bar - as well as a wine bar, they serve European and modern Australian food. They are located in the Royal Insurance building in the heritage precinct on St Georges Terrace.
Bobeche - this is a bar and has a bar grazing menu and is reigniting the golden era of cocktails! They are located in the lower Georges Lane within the heritage precinct.
There are heaps more places to eat and drink, and you can see the full list here.
The festival will be presented by Brookfield Place, Perth and ArtsBrookfield. The presenting partner will be the City of Perth and supporting partners, Curtin University, Dimeo, Schindler and Brew Hub.
If you are going into the City by public Transport, Brookfield Place is within a 200 m walk from the Perth Bus port and Esplanade Train Station. If you need transport throughout the CBD, you can catch the free CAT buses on St Georges Terrace.