During this festive time of the year, you usually come across two different types of people. Those who are absolutely Christmas obsessed, and those that might take a little nudge to get there. No matter which type of person you are, we have got you covered with this list of all things that sparkle and jingle in Perth.
Santa’s Enchanted Wardrobe
You will feel like you’re right in the middle of a fantasy world in this fully immersive theatre show. You get to become a part of the story through playing hide-and-seek and embarking on adventures with the mythical Christmas characters. Spend some time helping the elves in their shop and you might even get to see Santa!
Christmas at London Court
How often do you get to see snow in WA? Perhaps if you hike up Bluff Knoll at exactly the right time? Save yourself the energy and let the City of Perth bring the snow to you! Back once again in London Court daily from Monday 17th December to Friday 21st December.
Let’s face it; watching your kids’ school nativity play doesn’t always make the cut for Christmas excitement. Leave it to the professionals as they bring you the story of Christmas with over 100 performers, all your favourite songs and live animals. Best of all it’s completely free! Check it out between 19th and 21st December in the Supreme Court Gardens.
The West Australian Symphony Orchestra will be performing classical Christmas hits at Langley Park, Saturday 15th December. Pack a yummy picnic full of gingerbread men and eggnog and set up early to enjoy the spectacle.
Carols by Candlelight
Sadly the carols by candlelight in Langley Park has been cancelled this year, but don’t let that ruin your Christmas cheer! There are plenty of local groups running them so jump online and find out if there is one near you.
Anyone who tells you they don’t enjoy a Christmas flick is a total Grinch. Every Saturday through the month of December, some of the best Christmas films will be showing outside at the Piazza. Pull up a beanbag, bring some snacks and enjoy movies like; Home Alone, The Polar Express and Elf!
Ever wanted to be inside of a snow globe? Surely, I can’t be the only one. This year Crown is giving the people of Perth the ability to become their own Christmas art. With 7 art installations to choose from, you can become a part of the Christmas magic, all you have to do is strike a pose.
If you pop into the Myer in Perth City you’ll be overwhelmed with excitement to see Santaland! A pop up Christmas world complete with a train, a nerf shooting challenge and a craft corner. Jump on the steam train, meet the elf and go find Santa. Don’t forget to bring your wish list.
From the 8th – 16th December at Elizabeth Quay you can help Santa by looking for his lost reindeers. Wander through the maze as you try to collect Dasher, Dancer, Vixen and the rest of the gang. If you manage to find them all you go into the draw to win a special prize.
In the hours leading up to Christmas day, track where Santa is going via Google’s Santa Tracker. Watch him unload presents all around the world and wait with excitement as he gets closer and closer to your home.
About the author:
Michelle is a Perth based freelance writer who loves to write about all things travel and lifestyle. When she’s not running her freelance business, she spends her time patting dogs, eating burritos and planning the next travel destination. Get to know her more at http://moshinthebigsmoke.com/.