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Carols by Candlelight In and Around Perth 2014

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by Judith W (subscribe)
I'm a freelance writer living in Perth. Having 2 young kids with endless energy, we are always on the lookout for new outdoor activities.
Published November 25th 2014
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Christmas will not be complete without listening to Christmas carols. We're lucky in this country as we we don't have to do it in freezing conditions wearing bulky unsightly parkas. Instead, we can don our favourite airy sandals and shorts, singlets and tank tops, and sitting in our green leafy parks with our picnic while listening to the joyous entertainment.

Almost all city councils would have something organised, often in collaboration with the local community organisations like churches, rotary clubs, or others. And hopefully it will bring about the message of peace, sharing, and happiness that we all deserve.

Below is a list of various Carols by Candlelight or Carols in the Park events in and around Perth in chronological order:
  • Christmas in Claremont: Sun 7 Dec, Kids activities, rides and stalls from 4.30, Carols 6.30-8pm; Claremont Park, Claremont.

  • Vale Christmas Carols: Sun 7 Dec, Opens 5pm, Carols 6-8pm; Aveley Playing Fields, Bolero Rd, Aveley.

  • City of Armadale's Toy Parade and Carols by Candlelight: Sun 7 Dec, Toy Parade from Jull St Mall 6.30pm, Carols at Memorial Park, corner Jull St & Orchard Ave, Armadale 7-9pm.

  • City of Belmont's Carols in the Park: Fri, 12 Dec, 6-9pm; Faulkner Park, Cloverdale. Fireworks finale.

  • City of Canning's Christmas Carols And Craft Fair: Sat 13 Dec, Craft Fair 10am-10pm, Carols 7.30-9pm; Spice Road Grove, Cecil Ave, Cannington. Craft Fair continues on Sun 14 Dec 10am-5pm.

  • City of Bayswater's Carols by Candlelight: Sat 13 Dec, Childrens Entertainment 5pm-7pm, Carols from 7pm; Halliday Park, Coode St, Bayswater.

  • Love Community's Christmas Event: Sat 13 Dec, Family entertainment & rides from 5.30pm, Carols from 7pm; Piney Lakes Reserve, off Murdoch Dr, Winthrop.

  • Cockburn Christmas Concert: Sat 13 Dec, 5.30-8pm; Grassed area in front of Spearwood Library, 9 Coleville Cres, Spearwood.

  • Secret Harbour Carols in the Park: Sun 14 Dec, 4-8pm; Secret Harbour Primary School Oval, Maratea Pde, Secret Harbour.


  • Shire of Kalamunda's Carols by Candlelight: Sun 14 Dec, 5-9.30pm, Stirk Park, 18 Kalamunda Rd, Kalamunda.

  • Freedom City's Carols on the Esplanade: Sun 14 Dec, Family festival from 5.30pm, Carols from 7pm; Esplanade Reserve, Marine Tce, Fremantle.

  • Burswood Carols in the Park: Sun 14 Dec, Entertainment from 6.30pm, Christmas Story/ Carols from 7.30pm; Burswood Park foreshore, off Resort Dr, Burswood.

  • Heathridge Carols in the Park: Sun 14 Dec, Family entertainment from 6.30pm, Carols from 7.30pm; Heathridge Oval, Heathridge. Fireworks finale.

  • City of Vincent's Carols In The Park: Sun 14 Dec, 7-10pm; Braithwaite Park, corner The Boulevard & Scarborough Beach Rd, Mt Hawthorn.

  • Town of Cambridge's Xmas at Lake Monger: Thu 18 Dec, 4-8pm; Lake Monger Reserve, corner Gregory St & Lake Monger Dr, Wembley.


  • Town of Bassendean's Carols by Candlelight: Sun 21 Dec, from 7.30pm; Success Hill Reserve, Seventh Ave, Bassendean.

  • Town of Cottlesloe's Carols by Candlelight: Sun 21 Dec, Picnic from 6pm, Carols from 7pm; Cottesloe Civic Centre Main Lawn, Cottlesloe (parking at West Lawn).

  • City of Melville's Carols in the Park: Sun 21 Dec, 7-9pm; Gemmell Park, corner Fyfe Circle & Bull Creek Dr, Bull Creek.


Please note that although these are free entry events, there might be a small fee for candles, program booklets, or raffle tickets (all optional and proceeds generally go to charity). For more information about any of the above events, visit the organising council's website.
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Where: Various locations in Greater Perth.
Cost: Free entry. Small donation for candles and booklets.
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