Family Friendly Events for December 2020

We have a great new month of family events coming up for December! It’s summer and Christmas is upon us! If you’re looking for family-friendly events and activities for the month of December, then Buggybuddys has you covered! Check out our full list of exciting events around Perth including Christmas celebrations, market days and more for the whole family.

With the current climate of COVID-19, please check the event details before attending as circumstances may change. Please take care and observe hygiene guidelines.

For more Christmas events, head to our Christmas in Perth page, packed with more festivities than you can poke an elf at!

 

Christmas Lights Trail

Tuesday, 1 December to Sunday, 3 January, 6pm to 11pm
Murray Street, Perth

 

Everyone’s favourite Christmas tradition is back and bigger than ever!
The massive light spectacle has a total of 30 stops this year to ensure your Christmas is brimming with magic.
Choose from one of four journeys across the CBD, Northbridge, East End or West End areas, or forge your own festive journey through our dazzling light displays, enchanting building projections and joyful street decorations.
Plus there’s roving entertainment every Friday and Saturday night and during the day on Saturdays and Sundays to add that extra dose of Christmas spirit!

Creating Perth

Tuesday, 1 December to Thursday, 31 December, 9am to 5pm
State Library of Western Australia, 25 Francis Street, Perth

 

The Creating Perth exhibition opens on the ground floor of the State Library on 7 November. It will explore the ways visions of Perth – both compatible and contested – have shaped this place, revealing many layers of our city’s history. The exhibition features photos, paintings, maps, videos and stories from the State Library, State Records Office and loans from community.
The exhibition themes are: Waugal shaping the landscape; Early European maps shaping the city, and more recent re-inscription of Noongar names and information back into the map; Shaping the river’s edge; Rebuilding the city: gold rushes and modernism; and Shaping Kings Park. The exhibition will also reflect on the role of the Library in remembering, and the ways library collections have changed over time.
Exciting images and artefacts to be included in the exhibition include a six-metre reproduction of the 1892 cycloramic (panorama) of Perth drawn by architect John Stewart Jackson, an 1887 plan for reclaiming the foreshore for a cricket ground and public gardens, a quilt “Balbuk’s Country – Unforseen Future”, and a photograph of the 1983 America’s Cup celebrations on the Esplanade.
FREE ENTRY

Christmas Lights Cruises – Mandurah Cruises

Tuesday, 1 December to Sunday, 3 January, 7.30pm to 9.45pm
Mandurah Cruises, 73 Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah

 

Experience the magic of Christmas with your family and friends on board Mandurah Cruises’ 1 Hour Christmas Lights Cruises. Sing along to Christmas carol favourites and join in the Christmas cheer as you cruise through the wonderland of Christmas lights, illuminating and reflecting onto the water from Mandurah’s luxury canal homes.
Plus, enjoy FREE Christmas entertainment by carolling choirs and meet Santa & his elves at our departure jetty.
1 Hour Christmas Lights Cruises depart EVERY NIGHT from 1st December to 3rd January, departing at 7:30pm & 8:45pm. Standard and Premium cruise options available.
Don’t miss this spectacular annual event! For more information and to book go to mandurahcruises.com.au/christmas-lights-cruise or Ph 9581 1242.


Cruise Mandurah’s Christmas Lights Aboard the Pirate Ship!

Tuesday, 1 December to Friday, 1 January
Pirate Ship Mandurah, opposite 9 Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah

 

Cruise Mandurah’s Spectacular Christmas Lights
From early December through to January the Mandurah Canal residents display a fantastic assortment of Christmas lights that offer an amazing experience to the general public. Hop aboard The Pirate Ship for a Christmas tour that combines two of our favourite things, Pirates and Christmas as we cruise through Mandurah’s beautiful inland waterways and canals.
The Pirate Ship is an open air vessel offering the best 360′ views, BYO on alcohol and of course a steering wheel for the kids!
There is a wishing well located within the canals, throw your money in and donate to the Mandurah Rotary Club which then distributes the funds to local community groups. This is a ticketed event please ensure to pre purchase tickets.

The Nutcracker

Wednesday, 2 December to Sunday, 13 December
His Majesty’s Theatre Perth, 825 Hay Street, Perth

 

WAITLIST OPEN
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions at His Majesty’s Theatre, West Australian Ballet’s performances of The Nutcracker are sold out. Join the waitlist via the tickets button to be first to hear if seating capacities are increased.
Set in a 19th century English winter wonderland, this magical, classical ballet will capture the heart of the whole family as you’re transported to the wonderful world of brave toy soldiers and dancing sugar canes.
Join Clara on her adventure as she battles the evil Mouse King with her Nutcracker soldier, visits the captivating Land of Sweets and revels in the iconic dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.

Christmas Dinner Cruise

Friday, 4 December to Saturday, 19 December
Captain Cook Cruises, Pier 3 Barrack Square, Perth

 

It’s time to celebrate & get festive!
Perfect for groups, the Christmas Dinner Cruise is a joyous occasion with a festive buffet feast complete with all-inclusive wine, beer and soft drink and live entertainment – all enjoyed whilst cruising along the beautiful Swan River.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1272974543060415/

 

Yagan Square Nyumbi

Friday, 4 December, Friday, 11 December & Friday, 18 December
Yagan Square, Wellington Street, Perth

 

Experience Noongar dance and music as Aboriginal performers share stories of our rich culture and history.
Visit our amphitheater every Friday night for free performances and immerse yourself in the world’s oldest living culture.

https://www.facebook.com/events/381867706445402


 

Lollipops Bayswater Friday Family Fun

Friday, 4 December, 3pm to 6.30pm
Lollipops Bayswater, 68 Beechboro Road South, Bayswater

 

Come join us on the first Friday night of every month from 3:00pm – 6:30pm for a family fun night! Enjoy $7 entry all night long; adults are free
$25 MEAL SPECIALS
– 2x burgers, pizzas or wraps
– 1x family chips
– 2x cans of soft drink or water

Kingsway Christmas Markets

Saturday, 5 December, 12 December & 19 December, 8am to 12pm
Olympic Kingsway Sports Club, 34 Bellerine Boulevard, Madeley

 

KINGSWAY CHRISTMAS MARKETS
Saturday 5, 12 and 19 December
Christmas decorations, Lots of extra Gift Stalls – handmade products for your friends & family, Christmas treats & Gingerbread houses, Christmas Ham, Fresh Produce for your Christmas Roast!
Stall enquiries: kingswaymarkets@gmail.com

Made on the Left 2020 Christmas Market

Saturday, 5 December & Sunday, 6 December, 10am to 5pm
Marine Terrace, Fremantle

 

2020 has been a hectic year so far, and organising the Made on the Left Christmas Market has not been unaffected … but thankfully, we have finally been able to lock in dates.
SAVE THE DATE – Sat 5th & Sun 6th December 10am-5pm.
Come and browse over 100 stalls at Perth’s longest running hand-made designer market at the Esplanade Park, Fremantle. See all your favourite creative talents and pick up some amazing one-of-a-kind, isolation inspired, Christmas gifts all loving hand-made right here in WA.
This is a family friendly event with FREE kids workshop activities both days.

Christmas Markets – City of Bayswater

Saturday, 5 December, 5pm to 9pm
De Lacy Reserve, Maylands

 

Browse an array of market stalls for some unique Christmas gift ideas.
Enjoy some delicious food, live music and get into the holiday spirit at the City’s Christmas Markets!

Native Flower Wreath Workshop

Saturday, 5 December, 4.30pm to 6.30pm
Legacy Park, Cockburn Central

 

This workshop takes place at the Christmas on the Green event in the Sustainable Makers’ Workshop, Saturday 5 December.
It’s free but you need to book in for your preferred session:
4.30-5.20pm
5-6.20pm
Start off your festive season with creating your very own gorgeous handmade Christmas Wreath that features local, native flowers and foliage that are sustainably sourced and WA grown from local flower farmers. Join the Green Florist Renee who will guide your hand to a masterpiece festive Native Flower Wreath. All flowers, the wreaths are plant-based and there will be no plastics or synthetics used. Your finished wreath will be totally biodegradable and compostable.

Bush Christmas December Market

Saturday, 5 December, 9am to 2pm
The Bedfordale Hall, 40 Admiral Road, Bedfordale

 

Our Wonderful Market is BACK!
Sat 5th Dec
9am – 2pm
The Bedfordale Hall
40 Admiral Rd, Bedfordale

Dwellingup Forest Festival

Saturday, 5 December, 10am to 4pm
Dwellingup Primary School, 10 Newton Street, Dwellingup

 

Did you miss the Dwellingup Pumpkin Festival as much as we have this year? Never you mind, we have gathered the very, very best of it to bring you this fabulous Christmas Event! This is going to be something very special indeed!
(Covid-19 Festival Format).
1. FOREST FESTIVAL: 10AM – 4PM
LIVE MUSIC ALL DAY, XMAS GIFTS, Meet Mr and Mrs Claus and Friends, Facepainting & Balloon Twisting, MARKET STALLS, Local Produce, Growers Market, P&C Stalls, FOOD TRUCKS, Pony Rides, PETTING ZOO, Reptiles, Interactive Circus, Chocolate Wheel, Laser Tag, Mini Golf, Bucking Bull, White Elephant, $2 Jar Stall, Stilt Walkers & Roving Entertainers, RAFFLES & SO MUCH MORE Packed into the day!
Entry by Gold Coin Donation.
PARKING ON TOWN OVAL
2. ANTIQUE & COLLECTORS FAIR
Dwellingup Community Hall 10am – 4pm
$2 Entry at the door for buyers.
Come and grab a little bit of history, just in time for Christmas!

3. PICNIC UNDER THE STARS: 5PM – 8PM (SCHOOL OVAL) COUNTRY DANCE/BUSH BAND. $5.00 PER PERSON ENTRY
After spending the day at our Forest Festival, settle in with the family and enjoy a picnic dinner on the School Oval from 5pm. Take in the fun of a Country Dance with Mucky Duck Bush Band. Food Trucks will be onsite for dinner or B.Y.O Picnic Basket/Blanket and Torches!
Tickets available online for this one. (Selling fast!)

Presented by
Dwellingup Primary School P&C Association and
The Dwellingup Pumpkin Festival
SATURDAY 5TH DECEMBER 2020
Festival 10AM – 4PM
Picnic Under The Stars 5PM – 8PM
10 NEWTON STREET, DWELLINGUP WA

Perth Makers Market at Yagan Square – Christmas Edition

Saturday, 5 December, 10am to 4pm
Yagan Square, corner William Street & Wellington Street, Perth

 

Perth Makers Market is excited to bring a twilight market series to Yagan Square!
Bringing together a highly curated selection of our handmade artisan stalls come and join the fun of shopping handmade.
Browse the stalls, enjoy food from the businesses at Yagan Square and see the best that WA has to offer all in one easy access, central location in the Perth CBD.

Christmas on the Green

Saturday, 5 December, 4.30pm to 8pm
Legacy Park, Veterans Parade, Cockburn Central

 

Christmas on the Green is a FREE event for whole family. This year you can get crafty in the Makers Workshop where you can make gifts for your friends and family.
**Registrations will be required closer to the event date. **
Workshops are FREE. Children must attend these workshops with an adult.
The Makers Workshop
Make your own sustainable gifts this festive season at the City’s Christmas on the Green. At the Makers Market you will make gifts that keeps on giving, handmade presents that are natural, eco-friendly and cost effective alternatives to store-bought gifts. Please join our Markers Market workshops, running for half an hour each, between 4:30 – 6:30 pm.
Macramé Plant Holder
Make a striking macramé hanging plant holder with local artist Sam Pace from Threaded Wall. Using sustainable yarn you will be guided through the skill of knot tying to complete your own piece of art on a wooden hanger, ready to gift to a friend or relative. If you prefer the rustic look, you can bring along a stick/branch to use as a hanger.
Succulents in a jar
Join us to plant up some succulents into recycled glass jars to create a simple and unique planter. Your upcycled jar terrarium will make a lovely, fun sustainable gift for friends and family. We provide different sized and shaped jars with a variety of succulents, pebbles and ribbon to decorate.
Coffee/Sugar/Salt Scrubs
Join us to make natural body scrub from recycled coffee grounds and other natural ingredients to create a delicious and healthy scrub. Give a gift that looks after your loved ones skin the natural way and makes a beautiful eco-friendly gifts!
Native Flower Christmas Wreaths
Start off your festive season with creating your very own gorgeous handmade Christmas Wreath that features local, native flowers and foliage that are sustainably sourced and WA grown from local flower farmers. Join the Green Florist Renee who will guide your hand to a masterpiece festive Native Flower Wreath. All flowers, the wreaths are plant based and there will be no plastics or synthetics used. Your finished wreath will be totally biodegradable and compostable.
Gumnut Christmas decorations with the Wetlands Centre
Using naturally fallen gumnuts, leaves and sticks, join in to create your own unique Christmas ornaments. The Wetlands Centre Cockburn has run these workshops for many years and the adorable gumnut decorations will bring the true Aussie Christmas spirit into your home.
Other activities include
Santas Grotto
Live performance by Lakelands Senior High School Band
Mould painting
Face painters
South Coogee Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade demos
Sandcards
Decorate your bike
Camel rides and more!
These activities take place from 4.30 – 8pm.
This is a carbon neutral and waste wise event.
COVID-19
This event is subject to change or cancellation. Check back here regularly or on our social media pages closer to the event. We recommend downloading the COVID app and adhering to social distancing while attending events. If you feel unwell or are showing symptoms, please seek medical advice and do not attend this event.

The Nightmare Before Christmas – Rooftop Movies

Saturday, 5 December, 6pm to 11.30pm
Rooftop Movies, 68 Roe Street, Perth

 

Rooftop Movies is Perth’s top shelf outdoor cinema. Come join us at this pop-up paradise in the centre of the city.
Doors open at 6pm and the film will start at 8pm. The Bar, Candy Bar and Mack Daddy’s New York Slice is open from 6pm for all your hunger and thirst needs.
Tired of scaring humans every October 31 with the same old bag of tricks, Jack Skellington, the spindly king of Halloween Town, kidnaps Santa Claus and plans to deliver shrunken heads and other ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas morning. But as Christmas approaches, Jack’s rag-doll girlfriend, Sally, tries to foil his misguided plans.
Director: Henry Selick
Cast: Chris Skellington, Danny Elfman, Catherine O’Hara, William Hickey, Glenn Shadix, Paul Reubens
Genre: Fantasy
Language: English
Duration: 1h 16m
Rated: G
Year of Release: 1993

Santa’s Christmas Carnival

Sunday, 6 December, 10am to 4.30pm
Claremont Showground, Greylands Road, Claremont

 

Come and enjoy a magical day at Claremont Showground!
On December 6th, enter an unbelievable world of extraordinary amusements, electrifying rides and spectacular entertainment for ALL to enjoy.
Santa’s Christmas Carnival is Western Australia’s biggest & funnest Christmas celebration filled with loads of exciting rides, activities and entertainment for ALL ages!
One entry fee and you ride for FREE!
All eyes to the sky, Santa’s arrival in to the main arena at 11am will be a spectacular one!
Entry includes unlimited access to thrill rides, kids rides, live entertainment and stage shows, extreme motocross stunt shows, face painting, animal farms, roving entertainers, Perth biggest splash-tacular water playground, dinosaur park and so much more.
HAVE THE ULTIMATE CHRISTMAS FUNCTION for your social club or work group
Reduced ticket prices for social club’s and work groups with your very own VIP area, private Santa visit and so much more!
Contact us now to book your VIP function: events@carnivalpromotions.com.au
General public tickets on sale NOW!
www.santaschristmascarnival.com.au
Gates open at 10am with all rides & entertainment starting from 10:30am

Children’s Community Clothing Swap

Sunday, 6 December, 12pm to 2pm
Town of Cambridge Administration Centre, 1 Bold Park Drive, Floreat

 

Children outgrown their clothes or want to trade for some new items for your growing babies and toddlers? Have some maternity items you no longer need? Swap instead of shop and reduce textile waste while avoiding fast fashion!
Invite your friends and family so there are plenty of sizes and styles for everyone to choose from for their children!
Date: Sunday 6 December (Spring Adult Community Clothing Swap is Sunday 15 November 2020)
Time: 12pm – 2.00 pm
Location: Town of Cambridge Administration Centre, 1 Bold Park Drive, Floreat
Cost: Free
What items can I bring?
All babies, toddlers and children’s clothing and accessories in a presentable and wearable/usable condition is welcome at the swap.
Maternity wear is also welcome.
We encourage quality clothing that is clean and undamaged, with a longer potential lifespan.
The ideal items are those your children loved but are no longer favourites or fit anymore.
Bring clothes on hangers and in size bundles ready to place onto racks or into infant clothing tubs.
All items that have not been swapped will be donated to local charities by the Town.

Italian Street Food | Sundays on the Lawn

Sunday, 6 December, Sunday, 13 December, Sunday, 20 December & Sunday, 27 December, 11am to 4pm
RiverBank Estate Winery & Restaurant, 126 Hamersley Road, Caversham

 

Italian Street Food on Sundays on the Lawn at RiverBank Estate are back.⁠

Join us for live cooking stations, sundaes from our Gelato Cart, live music, stunning views and great wine under the vines.⁠

Games for the kids and we are dog friendly.⁠

From 11am | No bookings required⁠ |bring your rug, deckchairs and sunscreen

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/3354179237972800

Beach Volleyball Hangout

Sunday, 6 December, Sunday, 13 December & Sunday, 20 December
Leighton Beach, Port Beach Road, North Fremantle

 

Year 4 of our volleyball games are here! We play for fun, come alone or with friends and join Perth’s largest community of FREE volleyball games every week!
Thanks to the growth of this group we now have 2 full courts every week! Come join us as we end the weekend on a high note with Aussies, Students, and young adults from all around the world.
Once a month there’s an Ice Cream Sundae Bar, FREE for everyone (see dates below)!
Where?
Leighton Beach (you can find us by entering the beach from the entrance next to the Fremantle Surf Lifesaving Club building)
When?
Every Sunday, games start at 1 pm
(Start Time moves to 3pm in December)
Our Volleyball Family
If you’re staying in Perth long term, you might be interested in joining our group for the Beach Volleyball community below. Any additional games and other volleyball related information will be posted there.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/179355749349158/
PS. Once a month we have Free Ice Cream Sundaes for everyone (even if you don’t play and just want to watch the games).

Dickens of a Christmas

Sunday, 6 December
Peel Manor House, 164 Fletcher Road, Karnup

 

Enjoy a fabulous ‘High Tea‘ and the story of Christmas. A Show for the whole family

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/291751425366839/

 

Christmas in the City Street Parade

Sunday, 6 December, 5.30pm to 7pm
Bunbury CBD

 

Christmas in the City will be back again this year, however it will be spread over two weekends to reduce crowds in response to Coronavirus. The Street Parade will be held on Sunday 6 December from 5.30pm and we ask spectators to spread out and consider physical distancing where possible while watching the festively decorated floats and groups pass by. Why not check out one of our local cafes and restaurants along the route for a great view of the floats as they pass by, or for a bite to eat afterwards!

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/348616949850036/

 

Young Makers Christmas Market

Sunday, 6 December, 8.30am to 11.30am
North Perth Common, 1 View Street, North Perth

 

The Young Makers Christmas Market (formerly the Kids Christmas Market) is back on Sunday 6 December!
Come down to North Perth Common, grab a coffee and enjoy a morning of shopping, activities and entertainment. All stalls are run by kids and young people and you can expect to find:
Christmas cards, ornaments and gifts
Yummy baked treats
Beautiful art, crafts and artisan items
Secondhand toys and goods
If you are interested in being a stallholder email community.partnerships@vincent.wa.gov.au

 

VPCA Christmas Market

Sunday, 6 December, 9am to 2pm
Victoria Park Centre for the Arts, 12 Kent Street, East Victoria Park

 

VPCA Christmas Market
Happening Sunday 6 December 2020
9.00am – 2.00pm
We are holding our annual Christmas arts and craft market for stallholders to sell their works. Come along to spend a morning or afternoon at the centre to have a browse and support your local artisans.

Innaloo Sportsman’s Club Community Day – Car Boot Sale

Sunday, 6 December, 10am to 4pm
Innaloo Sportsmen’s Club, Inc., Birdwood Avenue & Satin Way, Innaloo

A family fun day with market stalls, car boot sale, children’s activities, food and entertainment. Come along and join us for this exciting event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/3263558410424478/

 

East Fremantle Christmas Lights 2020

Sunday, 6 December, 5pm to 8pm
Glasson Park, East Fremantle

 

FREE COMMUNITY EVENT to turn on the Christmas lights for 2020
Enjoy the eclectic ambiance of East Fremantle’s gorgeous George Street. Shop clothing, beauty, health and gifts before heading to the park for…
~ Face Painting thanks to Yard Property, 5pm to 7pm
~ Santa Selfie Booth thanks to Mint Realty, 5pm-7pm
~ Lil Shopper Train Lions’ of East Fremantle, 5pm-7pm
~ Christmas Carols Glyde-In Singers, 7pm
+ more!
The lights will be switched on at 7.30pm
Bring a Picnic or Eat on the Street
There won’t be food vans so we’ll be sharing information about George Street eatery seasonal specials.
Please consider bringing a donation for the Foodbank Festive Food Drive, the most wanted items are: UHT Custard ~ Christmas Pudding / Pies ~ Tinned Meats ~ Spreads (Jam / Vegemite / Honey) ~ Breakfast Bars ~ Coffee ~ Canned Fish ~ Canned Fruit ~ Sauces / Gravy Powder ~ Christmas Crackers, but all non-perishable items not past their expiry date will be accepted.
This is a Sustainable Event
NO Balloons & Confetti | Polystyrene & Styrofoam | Single-use Plastics including straws, cutlery, cups, bottles, plates, containers & bags.
Drinking Water, “Hydra” will be onsite for free reusable bottle / cup refills.
Decorations will be limited to those which can be reused.
Promotional Material will have an electronic marketing focus.
Recycling, FOGO & General Waste bins will be provided.
Please consider walking or cycling to the event.

 

The Conscious Christmas Market

Tuesday, 8 December, 10am to 4pm
Moore & Moore Cafe, 46 Henry Street, Fremantle

 

Shop local + sustainable this year!
The Conscious Christmas Market brings together a beautiful curation of stores offering the best eco friendly gift ideas in one unique location!
Free entry! Bring friends, family and the little ones too – with the amazing nature play space within Moore and Moore close by, great coffee, nourishing food, a live band and curation of workshops to be announced soon.
TUESDAY DECEMBER 8
10:00AM – 4:00PM
Moore + Moore Cafe
46 Henry Street Fremantle
Interested stallholders – please email Hannah at hello@arkandluna.com.au for a copy of our stallholder application

Perth City Farm Festive Twilight Markets

Wednesday, 9 December, Thursday, 10 December, Wednesday, 16 December & Thursday, 17 December, 4pm to 8pm
Perth City Farm, 1 City Farm Place, East Perth

 

The Perth City Farm Festive Twilight Markets are on this December for four exciting nights!
There will be something for everyone, from finding the perfect gift from one of the local sustainable market stalls, enjoying delicious food from one of the food trucks, participating in one of the workshops and learn a new skill, or sitting back with a drink and listening to live music and carols.
The Festive Twilight Markets are also just off the Claisebrook light trail, so why not start your night here before checking out the Christmas lights?
The Festive Twilight Markets runs for four nights only: December 9, 10, 16 and 17, 4:00-8:00pm
GOLD COIN DONATION AT ENTRY. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO PERTH CITY FARM.
Workshops for a Sustainable Christmas:
We will be having a series of hands-on express workshops where you will learn techniques to make your Christmas more sustainable, from gift making to healthy cooking techniques.
Cost: $9.00 each workshop
4:15 – 4:45 pm
Gift making: candle and soaps Participants can create 1 soap and 1 candle using melt and pour technics.
Tickets: https://events.humanitix.com/festive-twilight-markets…
5:00 – 5:30 pm
Cooking: Christmas Bliss Balls Participants will create a gift bag of bliss balls which they can give away (or keep for themselves)
Tickets: https://events.humanitix.com/festive-twilight-markets…
5:45 – 6:15 pm
Cooking with PCF produce: Making Christmas salads
Participants will prepare a Christmas salad using fresh garden produce.
Tickets: https://events.humanitix.com/festive-twilight-markets…
6:30 – 7:00 pm
Gift making: macramé hanging succulent holder
Participants will create a hanging plant holder for a PCF succulent.
Tickets: https://events.humanitix.com/festive-twilight-markets…
7:15 – 7:45 pm
Gift making: Christmas collection – Mono printing
Participants will create a set of 3-5 Christmas cards using basic print-making techniques.
Tickets: https://events.humanitix.com/festive-twilight-markets…
Interested in having a stall? please send an email to markets@perthcityfarm.org.au

Christmas Lights and Santa at The Orchard

Friday, 11 December to Sunday, 20 December, 6pm to 9pm
Golden Grove Citrus Orchard, 1378 Lower Chittering Road, Lower Chittering

 

Experience the magic of Christmas at The Orchard this December.
Join us this year, for a fun, family-friendly evening of Christmas lights, Santa, music and pizza – what better way to see out the year!
Being only 45 minutes from Perth, the Chittering Valley provides you with the perfect opportunity to feel a world away, and get you in the Christmas spirit.

Carols on Fitzgerald 2020

Friday, 11 December, 5pm to 9pm
Fitzgerald Street, Northam

 

Building on from the very successful Christmas on Fitzgerald, Bridgeley Church of Christ and the Northam Chamber of Commerce brings you
Carols on Fitzgerald.
Get ready for:
– Outdoor carols and performances
– Christmas shopping and Santa
– Official switching on of Christmas lights
– Markets and food stalls
– Side show alley and water slides
– Nativity mural photo booth
– And much more!
Brought to you by Northam Chamber of Commerce and Bridgeley Church of Christ with funding from a Shire of Northam Community Events grant.

Summer Series Outdoor Cinema

Friday, 11 December, 5pm to 11pm
Rockingham Library, Dixon Road, Rockingham

 

Start off the festivities by bringing down your family to watch the City’s screening of The Last Christmas (PG)
The movie, part of the City of Rockingham’s Summer Series. will start at 8pm with activities for all the family from 5pm.
This is a family-friendly, smoke-free and alcohol-free event.
Community Safety Starts with You.

Christmas Market Pop Up by Summer x Salt

Saturday, 12 December, 8am to 1pm
Clarko Reserve, corner Karrinyup Road & West Coast Drive, Trigg

 

A first for the Summer x Salt crew, this pop-up Christmas Market is full of all the things you love at the markets plus a bunch of salty festive activities 
Bring the family, your four legged friends and any other salty legends who are keen! Saturday Dec 12this set to be a very special and extra merry morning for us all.
And of course, no Summer x Salt Christmas Market would be complete without a Salty Santa!
Brace yourself for our favourite snowy white beard making an appearance, and of course, rocking some big red boardies 
See you by the seaside my friends.

Christmas in Elfinbrook – ‘Together’ 2020

Saturday, 12 December, 2pm to 8pm
Ellenbrook, Upper Swan

Ellenbrook & Surrounds Annual Christmas Festival & Pageant! A free family event: live stage performances, arts and culture, displays, demonstrations, workshops, community information stalls, Conservation Corner, Environmental Expo, market stalls, rides, attractions, local eateries & gourmet food providers and more! Join us for this years Festival!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2585882521734651/

 

South Lake Christmas Fair 2020

Saturday, 12 December, 3pm to 7pm
Lakelands Reserve, South Lake Drive, Lakelands

We are planning on holding our South Lake Christmas Fair as a twilight event at Lakelands Reserve. Details are still being worked out. Plans obviously depend on government guidelines for public events at the time. WATCH THIS SPACE!

https://www.facebook.com/events/591477748392054/

 

Carols By Candlelight – City of Canning

Saturday, 12 December, 6pm to 8.30pm
City of Canning, 1317 Albany Highway, Cannington

Tis the season! Get in the Christmas spirit with the annual Carols by Candlelight! 
Bring a picnic blanket, chairs, the whole family and your best singing voices to share a night of music, dancing, sparkling lights and merry tunes.
Featuring the Canning City Brass Band, Rossmoyne Community Singers, Avenue Jazz Band plus two brand new soloists singing old favourites and new additions.
Stay tuned to this page for the food truck line up and activity announcement.
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✔️ Kids craft activities
✔️ Delicious food trucks
✔️ Inflatables and family fun
✔️ Free LED candles (these are limited so bring your own if you have one!)
✔️ Santa’s Helpers and Rudolph + Roving Entertainers
✔️ A special visit from Santa at the end of the concert!
✔️ Christmas face painting
Please bring your reusable water bottle to fill up at our water station (and coffee cup for a hot drink!)
Consider car pooling, walking or riding your bike. 
We would like to acknowledge the Whadjuk people of the Noongar Nation as the traditional custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.
www.canning.wa.gov.au/carols

 

Christmas Markets at Elmar’s in the Valley

Sunday, 13 December, 11am to 4pm
Elmar’s in the Valley, 8731 West Swan Road, Henley Brook

 

Christmas Markets at Elmar’s in The Valley Sunday 13th Dec 2020 – 11am-4pm
Come and join the fun. There will be lots of market stalls, Live music, Pony Rides, Kids entertainment, A visit by Santa, great food and the bar will be open. Don’t forget to book your table for lunch. Market parking is at the rear of Elmar’s. Please follow the signs.

Iluma Twilight Markets

Sunday, 13 December, 4pm to 8pm
Iluma Private Estate, Luminous Boulevard, Bennett Springs

Head on down for a fun evening with food trucks, stalls, and free entertainment!
FREE Face Painting from 4pm – 7pm
Located on Luminous Blvd, Bennett Springs

https://www.facebook.com/events/3169088106534205/

El Peruvian Food Festival

Sunday, 13 December, 3pm to 9.55pm
Floreat Surf Life Saving Club Inc. Perth, West Coast Highway, Floreat

 

Ceviche & a Pisco Sour on the terrace.
Save the date to enjoy Peruvian Food, stalls, and live music!!!!
Indoor and outdoor space, by the beach, so close to the
waters edge one can taste the salt, smell the fresh sea air
and see a beautiful sunset.

When: ​Sunday 13th of December 2020, from 3:00 p.m.- 9:45 p.m.
Where: ​Floreat Surf Life Saving Club, W Coast Hwy, City Beach WA 6015
EPIC CULINARY TASTING Join us to discover the secrets of The Peruvian gastronomy….
Over the last decade or so, the rest of the world has begun to wake up to something Peruvians have always known: theirs is a diverse and exciting cuisine the equal of any other.
Foodies around the globe have taken note of Peruvian cuisine. “The proof is mathematical, if you use the World’s 50 Best Restaurants as a guide.
No city on its list has more than three restaurants in the top 50.
More info soon!
Stay tuned & don’t miss out!
Tickets available soon!

Carols by Candlelight Market

Sunday, 13 December, 6pm to 8.30pm
Fremantle Oval, Parry Street, Fremantle

 

Come all ye faithful … to the City of Fremantle Carols By Candlelight Market.
Each year, the Fremantle community gathers to celebrate Christmas with a festive sing-along that features all your favourite carols, and entertainment throughout the evening. With attendance regularly in the thousands, this year promises to be no exception.
This year, the City of Fremantle has asked Made on the Left to hold a night-time handmade market in the middle of the Fremantle Oval, to help bring the Christmas Cheer to the people of Perth and Fremantle.
Browse through 50+ unique WA artists and designers showcasing exclusive items made right here in WA.
Take home something special from the range of amazing jewellery, clothing, artworks, homewares, ceramics, body products, candles, accessories, food & beverages, right in the middle of the Fremantle Oval.

Free Christmas Arts and Crafts

Wednesday, 16 December to Friday, 18 December, 11am to 2pm
Primewest Northlands, 201 Amelia Street, Balcatta

Enjoy FREE Christmas Arts and Craft activities from Wednesday 16 December until Friday 18 December between 11am until 2pm.

Britannia Reserve BMX Workshop

Wednesday, 16 December, from 4pm
Britannia Reserve, Britannia Road, Mount Hawthorn

Join BMX experts Freestyle Now for a fun, informative and motivational BMX/jumping session at the Britannia Reserve pump track!
Bring your bike (and safety gear) down and learn at your own level. All equipment is checked prior to the participant’s involvement to make sure that it is in a safe condition and minor repairs or adjustments can be made if necessary. Registration is taken on the day.
This course is great for beginners and intermediates and all ages are welcome
This is a free event, sponsored by the City of Vincent.
For more information, visit https://www.freestylenow.net/coming-events/

Yanchep Central Christmas Market

Thursday, 17 December, Friday, 18 December & Saturday, 19 December, 10am to 4pm
Yanchep Central Shopping Centre, Peony Boulevard, Yanchep

 

Yanchep Central Christmas Markets at Yanchep Central Shopping Centre. Thurs 17, Fri 18th and Sat 19th Dec 10am-4pm
All stalls are inside so you won’t need your gazebo.
Come down and join in the fun. There will be lots of market stalls, great bargains, music, kids entertainment and face painting
Yanchep Central Shopping Centre 1 & 2 Peony Blvd

Mirrabooka Community Markets – Christmas

Thursday, 17 December, 4pm to 9pm
Mirrabooka Square, 43 Yirrigan Drive, Mirrabooka

 

Welcome back to a new season TOGETHER AGAIN
Come experience the beautiful cultures that make up Mirrabooka. Taste homemade authentic food stalls, watch traditional dances, explore the handmade gifts just in time for Christmas and of course bring the kids along for some fun and entertainment in our City of Stirling chill out zone!
Thursday 17 Dec 2020
4pm – 9pm
The Square Mirrabooka, outside the BigW entrance.
*Subject to covid
The Mirrabooka Community Markets Celebrate the vibrancy and diversity of Mirrabooka.
Brought to you by Mercy Care, The Square Mirrabooka, The City of Stirling
If you would like to be involved behind the scenes by volunteering, having a stall or showing us your cool dance moves. Please fill out the google form on our main page.
Don’t forget to invite your friends!

Carols By Candlelight – City of Bayswater

Friday, 19 December, 5pm to 9pm
Halliday Park, Bayswater

Carols featuring the WA Symphonic Wind Ensemble and the Sweet Thursday Community Singers followed by our fun Christmas Party Band.
Free children’s entertainment from 5pm onwards. Carols start at 6.30pm.
Programs and candles will be available for a gold coin donation. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Support the Christmas Food Appeal!
Donations of non perishable food items are welcomed for the City’s selected charity.
Please Note: Registration is free for this event. In line with Health Department recommendations, we encourage everyone attending this event to register on EventBrite here: bit.ly/2Iz7iKW

Christmas Skate 2020

Friday, 19 December, 5pm to 9pm
The Camfield, 1 Roger MacKay Drive, Burswood

Hello fellow bladers, quadskaters and whoever is on wheels!!
Wear your best Christmas themed outfit for our Christmas Skate 2020!. A slow pace, easy and very santaclausy skate from The Camfield (next to Optus Stadium) to Elizabeth Quay, CBD and back to the Camfield.
We are having some food ,drinks and saying good bye to 2020 at the Camfield after the skate. Note that we are not allowed to wear skates inside so bring spare shoes!!
DATE: Saturday, December 19th
START: Optus Stadium (The Camfield) – 5pm
END: The Camfield
DRESS CODE: Christmas themed
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Markets By The Sea

Saturday, 20 December, 9am to 2pm
Whitfords Nodes Park, Whitfords Avenue, Hillarys

 

MARKETS BY THE SEA ⛱🌊🍍👙
Returning to Summer with FOUR huge days is our exciting and fresh community market coming to the beaches of the northern suburbs!
☀️ Sunday 20th December 2020
☀️Sunday 10th January 2021
☀️Sunday 14th February 2021
☀️Sunday 14th March 2021
📍Whitfords Nodes, Hillarys
Our mission is to bring together high-quality market stalls and Sunday brunch festivities by the amazing coast of Perth.
Enjoy more than 80 market stalls and more than 15 food trucks, acoustic sounds, market eats, and all the summer vibes!
ART | BEAUTY | BUSKERS | CLOTHING | CRAFTS
FOOD TRUCKS | FLORALS | GIFTS | HOMEWARES
PET WEAR | PLANTS | SWIMWEAR | & MUCH MORE
Bring your family and friends down to take in the beachy feels while browsing some of Perth’s most unique and boutique market stalls at one of “Perth’s Best Markets”.
We can’t wait to sea you there!
🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊

The 91-Storey Treehouse – Live in Perth!

Sunday, 27 December to Thursday, 31 December
State Theatre of Western Australia, 174-176 William Street, Perth

 

Join Andy and Terry in the Treehouse and share the fun with your family LIVE on stage these summer holidays!
The 91-Storey Treehouse returns to Perth following sold-out shows this October, limited tickets available.
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CDP Kids presents
THE 91-STOREY TREEHOUSE
A play by Richard Tulloch
Adapted from the book by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton
Andy and Terry’s Treehouse has reached an amazing 91 Stories! It’s now more fantastically dangerous than ever, with a deserted desert island, a whirlpool, and a giant spider!
But Andy, Terry and Jill have no idea they’re about to face their biggest challenge yet! Mr Big Nose has sent his grandchildren to the Treehouse, and they don’t want to just sit quietly.
Can Andy, Terry & Jill master this extreme babysitting challenge? What does mysterious fortune teller Madam Know-It-All really want? And will the Big Red Button really destroy the world?
The team behind The 13, 26, 52 & 78 Storey Treehouses return with a fantastical trip through this wild, weird and wonderful world for children 6-12 and their adults. Just beware of the Fortune Teller…
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
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About Holly Clark

Holly Clark is currently a stay at home mum of one, a self-confessed coffee addict and a baker of sweet treats. She studied Professional Writing and Editing, and occasionally writes on her recipe blog, Lucky Star's Kitchen

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