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Published November 29th 2018
Join in to one of these family friendly events
There is a great choice of Christmas carols in Perth this year. Pick any that appeal to you from this list, whether they appeal to you for their content or because they are close to you - they will all be fun family events!
CHRISTMAS TWILIGHT FESTIVAL AT PERTH CITY FARM This event will be held on Wednesday 5th December, from 4.30 pm to 8.30 pm. The address is 1 City Farm Place, East Perth and there is parking outside. This will be another exciting event from Perth City Farm and some of the activities on offer include:
Face painting with La Pixie Paints
A huge variety of market stalls to make your Christmas shopping easy
Entry will be by gold coin donation with all proceeds going to continue the upkeep of Perth City Farm. Dogs on leads are also welcome here and for more information and a list of the many stall holders at this event, click on this link.
CITY OF CANNING CAROLS These carols will be held on Saturday 15th December, from 5.30 pm to 8.00 pm. The venue is 1317 Albany Highway, Cannington - Civic Amphitheatre behind Council offices. There will be some pre-show activities before the carols commence at 6.00 pm. You can get a copy of the program on the night and there will be food trucks so you can buy your dinner.
You will also receive FREE faux candles to get you in the Christmas spirit. And there will, of course, be visits from Santa and his elves! This annual free musical spectacular will feature performances by the local Canning City Brass Band and supported by the Rossmoyne Community Singers and other artists! You are welcome to bring a picnic, blankets and chairs, as well as your fur babies, as long as they are kept on a lead.
ROCKINGHAM CHRISTMAS LIGHTS FESTIVAL This will be held on 15th December, from 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm. It will be on at Flinders Lane Car Park. The event will feature a Christmas Street Parade, the Christmas lights will be turned on, free children's activities, roaming entertainment, community stalls which will sell handmade items, food vendors, and, of course, a visit from Santa.
The Christmas Street Parade will start at 5.30 pm at Village Green and will then travel down Flinders Lane. The Christmas Street Parade will conclude at 6.30 pm at Flinders Lane Car Park. As well as Santa, there will be local dance, singing, sport and community groups. The highlight of the event, the Christmas light display, will light up at 8.00 pm.
SCARBOROUGH CHRISTMAS CAROLS This will be held on 16th December 2018, from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm. It will be held on iconic Scarborough Beach, where the sunsets are so delightful! It is a free event and is the biggest Scarborough community event of the year. There will be community singing and entertainment and the event will end in a huge fireworks display over the Indian Ocean. Everyone is welcome to this family-friendly event.
For more information on this event, click on this link.
ST PATRICK'S MOUNT LAWLEY CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL 2018
This event is hosted by St Patrick's Mount Lawley Christmas Festival and Heart Inspired Events. It will be held on Sunday 9th December 2018, from 3.00 pm to 9.00 pm. The free festivities will go all along Beaufort Stree,t between Perth College and First Avenue (the whole of Beaufort Street will be closed to traffic on both sides this year!) This will ensure that there is easy access into Copley Park and through the Festival.
Some of the things at this Christmas event will include:
Pop Up bar
Camels and rides
Free children's activities
At the end of this fun day, there will be carols by candlelight on the St Patrick's lawn, after which the iconic Mount Lawley Christmas Tree lights will be turned on.
CAROLS IN THE PARK
These Heathridge Carols in the Park will be held on Sunday, 23rd December, from 5.30 pm to 9.30 pm. They will be held at Heathridge Park, Sails Terrace. This event is presented by True North Church and premier partners Bethanie, The City of Joondalup and Lotterywest.
You will be able to sing your favourite carols at a wonderful night which will end with a finale of amazing fireworks displays!
There will also be the following:
Pre-Show entertainment @ 6.30 pm
Carols @ 7.30 pm
Fireworks @ 9.15 pm
Why not come on down from early afternoon to have a picnic on the grass and enjoy the pre-show entertainment. For the children, there will be a visit from Santa, face painting and rides in the Kids Zone. For the whole family, there will be vendors there who will have a variety of food, drinks, and much more.
CAROLS AT THE QUAY
This event will be held on 19th December, from 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm. It will be held at the Sorrento Quay Boardwalk, Hillarys Boat Harbour, 58 Southside Drive. This is a free event and you will be able to sing festive Christmas carols around the boardwalk! For more information, click on this link.
This event will be hosted by the Balga Community Band and Sorrento Quay Boardwalk at the Hillarys Boat Harbour. The date for this event is Monday 17th December, from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm. The Balga Community Band will be putting on a FREE Christmas Concert for your enjoyment.
Join in and sing your favourite carols such as Silent Night, Joy to the World, Hark the Herald Angels Sing and of course, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer and Jingle Bells.
You can see more information by clicking on this link.
CAROLS ON THE GREEN
These carols will be held on 15th and 16th December, from 5.30 pm. They will be held at True North Block, 869 Connolly Drive Merriwa and hosted by True North Church, Bethanie, the City of Wanneroo, and Lotterywest. It is a free event.
The gates will open at 4.00 pm and there will be pre-show entertainment from 5:30 pm. The actual carols will start at 6:30 pm, culminating in a fabulous pyrotechnics display! There will be a Kids Zone, a visit from Santa as well as many people selling food.