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What's on this week in Perth City

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Rio Tinto Christmas Lights Trail
We've officially hit Chrimbo Limbo, the bit between Christmas and New Year when no one knows what day it is. Is it Thursday? Saturday? Have I eaten today? Do I care if I wear the same thing again? Lucky for you we've rounded up some of the best things to see and do in the City til to make the most of this hazy time between Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve. 

United Cup: Perth

This Thursday 29 December to Wednesday 4 January 

World-class tennis action will be coming to Perth with the inaugural United Cup, a new global mixed team event. Grab tickets here.

New Year's Eve

What are your plans for New Year's Eve? To help you out, we've rounded up the best events that are happening over Perth this NYE, so you can start planning how you'll bring in 2023. 

City of Light Show presented by Atlas Iron

Ring in the New Year with the family! Elizabeth Quay transforms into an all-ages fun fair with entertainment, food trucks and a kid count-down at 9pm accompanied by spectacular fireworks display over the inlet. Click here for more info.  

New Year’s Eve in Northbridge 

Countdown to the New Year in Northbridge with a huge range of restaurants, bars, pubs and nightclubs celebrating the occasion. Roads close to welcome crowds for a midnight fireworks display.  

Ice Cream Factory 

Perth’s ultimate party palace will be going big to round out a big year, dishing up a triple scoop of your favourite artists, activations, epic d-floors, drinks, DJs and a whole lot of dancing! Grab your tickets here. 

Freedom Time  

Get your body moving and lose yourself to the music at Freedom Time, a cool open-air dance festival heading to the Supreme Court Gardens this New Year's Eve. Serving up the hottest electronic dance acts across several stages, you'll be partying well into the wee hours of 2023. Limited tickets remain, so get in quick.  

The Reveley 

End 2022 high above Elizabeth Quay with an intimate 4-course dinner in The Reveley‘s deluxe dining room and a menu designed by Executive Chef Ben Keal and Head Chef Julian Lim, plus a glass of Moët & Chandon on arrival. 

The Aviary 

It’s the ultimate Miami New Year’s Eve festival on the Aviary’s rooftop, featuring their neon Electric Miami summer pop up, featuring three hours of free-flowing house wine, beers, and two food stations to sip and graze to your heart’s content. 

Pirate Life 

Pirate Life will be celebrating its first ever New Year’s Eve with an epic Carnivale! We’re talking $10 daiquiris from 10pm, roaming dancers and electable eats on offer from 8pm. Even better – it’s only $10 entry AND you get a free drink on arrival! 

New Year’s Eve Dinner at TOMA 

Celebrate New Year's Eve at TOMA Restaurant with a lavish Chef's Experience Menu. Enjoy a glass of Laurent Perrier Champagne on arrival before divulging in a specially curated menu accompanied with an optional premium wine matching option.  Make a booking here.  

Love Hadiqa NYE on the Rooftop 

Celebrate everything we love about Hadiqa on the luscious rooftop! Belly dancers, DJ, snake handler, drinks package with dining ticket option.  

Studio 54 NYE Party at Flour Factory 

Less panic! More disco! Dust off your disco pants and boogie 2022 away! Light-up dance floor, DJ, gin package, drinks package with dining ticket option.  

Great Gatsby NYE Party at Varnish on King 

Dress in all your glitz and glamour for an evening of decadence and excess! Enjoy free entry, limited edition cocktails, midnight whiskey sour shout and a four-course dining ticket option.  

After Dark NYE Party at Caballitos 

The Little Horse is lighting up after dark with neon and glitter! Free entry, DJ, glitter drink specials and glow sticks.  

Rio Tinto Christmas Lights Trail

Across the City | Now to Monday 2 January | From 6pm

If you haven't caught the Lights Trail, now is your last chance. The Rio Tinto Christmas Lights Trail 2022 covers 6km across the City of Light and will be on until January 2.

Be mesmerised by 35 large-scale light installations ranging from traditional Christmas icons and loveable Australian animals, to immersive projections on historic buildings. Enjoy festive entertainment and performances throughout the City every Friday and Saturday night. It’s free, and you can get more information here.

Elizabeth Quay Fun Fair

Elizabeth Quay | Now to Monday 2 January | Friday & Saturday | Various times 

Last chance to check out the Elizabeth Quay Fun Fair! The ultimate one-stop-shop for festive fun, merry tunes and crazy carnival fare this December, the Fun Fair features fireworks display every Saturday night! Tickets available here.

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.

On all month… 

• Bottomless Margaritas | Neon Palms | Every Saturday and Sunday, 12:30pm - 2pm
• Bottomless Bubbleteas and Chan's Chicken Feast | Lucky Chans | Every Saturday, 12pm - 3pm
• Garden Spritz High Tea | The Westin Perth | Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Secret Garden Party Prosecco Brunch | The Globe | Every Saturday & Sunday, 10am – 2pm 
Global Parmi's | The Globe | Every Monday, all day 
Bottomless Botanicals | The Stables | Now to 31 December 
Sip Sip Sessions | Market Grounds | Every Saturday, 1pm – 3pm 
Bottomless Bao Club | Market Grounds | Every Wednesday, from 5pm
The Laugh Resort Comedy Club | Upstairs, The Shoe Bar & Café | Third Wednesday of every month 
Lazy Weekends | The Standard | Saturday (lunch) & Sunday (lunch and dinner) 
Bottomless Brunch on the Rooftop | Prince Lane Bar | Every Saturday 

Enjoy these weekly happy hours… 

Caballitos | Wednesday | 4pm - late

$15 Candyritas (cocktails)

Hadiqa | Everyday | 5:00pm – 6:00pm

$10 Turkish Delight Martini

Huxtaburger | Monday

$15 Huxtaburger, small chips & large drink (with refills)  

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 | Thursday, Friday & Saturday | 4:30pm - 5:30pm

50% OFF selected cocktails 

The Aviary | Daily | 4:30pm - 5:30pm

$12 Spritzes, 50% OFF selected pizzas 

Twilight Hawkers Market | Now until Friday 31 March 

The City’s biggest street food market has returned for another season! 

Running over summer every Friday night from 4:30pm until 9:30pm, Twilight Hawkers Markets showcases a variety of cuisines from around the globe, plus live entertainment. It’s the perfect spot for a bite to eat after work or just a great night out. Check it out here.

Rooftop Movies | Now until Sunday 2 April 2023 

Everyone’s favourite rooftop cinema is back for another summer of blockbuster flicks and throwback favourites. Set six floors up above the hustle and bustle of Northbridge, this popular pop-up movie destination is home to spectacular city sunset views, retro caravans, comfy bean bangs and palm trees high in the sky. To find out about the upcoming program, visit 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
  • $11 All-Day Weekday Parking at select car parks

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