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What's on this week in the City of Perth

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Elizabeth Quay Fun Fair
Brace yourself for a weekend of discovery and excitement! Join the adventure on the Northbridge Treasure Trail, immerse in innovation at West Tech Fest, experience the thrill at Elizabeth Quay Fun Fair, groove to the tunes at Brass on the Grass and lots more!

Events for everyone   

Northbridge Treasure Trail

William St, Northbridge | 9 December

To start your day, you will receive a Trail Map with stops located at each retailer. As you follow the trail and pop into each of the retail stores you will receive a stamp on your map as well as a unique Christmas Card designed by local emerging artists of Northbridge. Find out more here.

Lotterywest Christmas Spectacular

RAC Arena | 9 December

WASO returns to RAC Arena for another Lotterywest Christmas Spectacular and the whole family is invited! Join us for an unforgettable concert filled with all your favourite Christmas sing-alongs including All I want for Christmas is You and Aussie Jingle Bells. Find out more here.

West Tech Fest

Pan Pacific Perth | 4 - 8  December

West Tech Fest is Australia’s longest running technology and innovation festival held annually in Perth, Western Australia to showcase innovation, investment and entrepreneurship. The event annually hosts an incredible line-up of global and local founders, investors, tech titans and welcomes thousands of delegates from all over Australia and across the world. Find out more here

Rio Tinto Christmas Lights Trail

Multiple locations across Perth City | 17 November - 2 January 2024

The Rio Tinto Christmas Lights Trail is back in town, lighting up the City and Northbridge for 47 nights with 22 amazing light installations. You can walk the full trail to see all 22 installations or take the new family-friendly route, ‘The Merry Mile’. Find out more here

Elizabeth Quay Fun Fair

Elizabeth Quay | 1 December - 6 January

Perth City’s favourite summer Fun Fair is back for five action-packed weeks, kicking off from Friday 1st December 2023 to Saturday 6th January 2024, open 5pm till late. Delight in the beauty of Elizabeth Quay whilst enjoying a huge lineup filled with the ultimate holiday cheer and entertainment. Get your tickets here.

iCity Christmas Lights Tour

Starting at Council house | Every Friday and Saturday from 1 - 23 December

Come and join a free fun evening of spectacular Christmas lights and activations led by iCity Volunteer Guides in the heart of Perth city. Find out more here

Brass on the Grass

Victoria Gardens |10 December

Enjoy this free community concert with all your Christmas favourites, featuring the Junkadelic Brass Band, WA Brass, Gospel Choir and Steve Hensby Band. The afternoon entertainment will continue with lawn games, face painting and a surprise visit from Santa. Find out more here.

The Nutcracker

His Majesty's Theatre | 17 Nov - 10 December

Join West Australian Ballet to see Clara as she ventures through a winter wonderland and encounters the Nutcracker Soldier, Sugar Plum Fairy and evil Mouse King. Find out more here

Twilight Food Market

Forrest Place | Every Friday until 29 March 2024

The city’s biggest street food market is gearing up to return for another season. Showcasing Perth’s diverse food culture, tickle your tastebuds and try a variety of affordable cuisines from around the globe every Friday after work. Find out more here.  

Comedy at the Craft

124 James Street Northbridge | Every Friday in Nov and Dec | 7.30pm

Get ready for a rip-roaring night of comedy that's sure to tickle your funny bone. It's time to welcome back Friday Night Comedy at The Craft, a side-splitting showcase of the best comedic talent Australia has to offer, all housed in the unique and charming venue, The Craft, in Perth. Find out more here.

Festive Afternoon tea at Hearth Restaurant

Hearth Restaurant and Lounge | 2 - 31 December

Be taken on a culinary journey over two courses of savoury and sweets featuring the finest local produce paired with beverage packages including Seven Seas Tea from Margaret River, Howard Park Petit Jeté and Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage. Find out more here

PICA After Dark: DJ Maxxi & DJ Osric

PICA | 8 December

Explore Roberta Joy Rich’s exhibition 'The Purple Shall Govern' and enjoy a beer thanks to our friends at Rocky Ridge Brewing while listening to sets from some of Boorloo’s favourite DJs. Find out more here.


Festive Markets 

Kids Christmas Market

Perth Cultural Centre | 9 December

Support the next gen of Perth makers.

The Perth Cultural Centre, Stop 2 on the City of Perth's, Rio Tinto Christmas Lights Trail, will be lighting up the precinct with a geometric igloo. As part of this event the Perth Cultural Centre will be hosting a Kids Christmas Market, where the next generation of makers will be selling their wares and creations. Find out more here

Festive Market at Perth City Farm

Perth City Farm | 9 December

Get ready to jingle all the way to the Perth City Farm Festive Market. This is their biggest market of the year, so bring the family for a holly jolly fun-filled morning! Find out more here.  

Christmas Markets in the Park

Central Park | 6 - 7 December

Wander around an outdoor market of Christmas gifts, artisan delicacies, festive eateries and even a personalised scented candles & bauble station. Find out more here.

Merry Makers Christmas Market @QV1

QV1 | 6 - 7 December 

The Merry Makers Market supports and promotes the talented creations and crafts of local WA artists and businesses. If you’re in search of unique and creative ideas for your Christmas gifts, come to the Christmas market at QV1. Find out more here

On all month…

Enjoy these weekly happy hours… 

Caballitos | Wednesday | 4pm – late

  • $15 Candyritas (cocktails)

Hadiqa | Everyday | 5:00pm – 6:00pm 

  • $10 Turkish Delight Martini 

Huxtaburger | Monday 

  • $20 Hangry Burger Packs, all day 

The Globe | Every Monday | All day 

  • $20 Parmi with chips or salad 

The Globe | Every Tuesday | All day 

  • $10 Tommy’s Margaritas and $15 Loaded Tacos 

The Globe | Daily | 4:30pm - 5:30pm 

  • $10 Espresso Martinis and sipping back $8 selected pints and $7 house wines 

Wolf Lane | Friday | 4:30pm - 5:30pm 

  • 50% OFF selected cocktails 

RAC Arena  

With international travel back on the cards, some of the world’s biggest music acts are heading back to Perth to play RAC Arena over the next few months.  

Check RAC Arena’s upcoming calendar here.

Optus Stadium  

This world class entertainment facility, right here in Perth, offers spectators a ‘fan-first’ approach in both design and technology. The Stadium hosts AFL, soccer, rugby league and union as well as some of the world’s biggest musicians. 

Surrounded by the Stadium Park, there is everything from nature playgrounds in the Chevron Parklands to the BHP Boardwalk and Amphitheatre, picnic areas for a family barbeque and public art.  

Experience the energetic atmosphere of Optus Stadium with this calendar of epic events, visit our Optus Stadium hub here.


  • 3-hour Free Parking on Weekends & Public Holidays (CPP Cultural Centre, CPP Pier Street and CPP His Majesty’s)
  • FREE Night Parking from 6pm, 7 days a week
  • $13 All-Day Weekday Parking at select car parks

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