Top Free December Family Events Perth

We are lucky to live in a wonderful city that hosts so many free family friendly events, month after month. Here are the top FREE December 2019 Perth Family Events, so you can enjoy a day or night out with the family that won't break the bank.


Nightly until 26th December, 2019  - Christmas LIghts Trail Perth (FREE)

Explore parts of the city you may never had been before and experience the magic of Christmas in the city on the Perth City Christmas Lights Trail.  Choose from one of three trails, do them all or find your own way around the 27 mesmerising Christmas lights installations across the Perth CBD, Northbridge and East Perth. Roving entertainment can also be enjoyed Friday and Saturday nights 6-9pm at Forrest Chase, Raine Square, Kings Square and the Perth Cultural Centre. Read the Kids Around Perth Christmas Lights Trail Review for more information.

Saturday 7th December 2019 - Alinta Energy Christmas Pageant (FREE)

Exciting display of new floats, old Christmas favourites and entertainers. Pre-pageant activity starts from 6.30pm. The pageant starts from 7.30pm on the corner of St George’s Terrace at William Street and then travels along the Terrace. Find more information at 7perthchristmaspageant.com.

Saturday 7th December - Love Community Piney Lakes Reserve Winthop
Kids rides and entertainment from 5.30pm. Carols from 7pm. Free Community Event. Find more information at www.lovecommunity.org.au

Sunday 8th December - St Patrick’s Mount Lawley Christmas Festival

The Christmas Festival returns with Artisan Stalls, Kids rides, Family entertainment, Food Trucks, Carols by Candlelight ~ and the lighting of the iconic Mt Lawley Christmas Tree! 2 - 8pm. Find more information at . https://www.facebook.com/events/

Sunday 8th December 2019 | Carols in the Park Burswood

Narrated by Channel 7’s Monika Kos and Graeme Butler, the special Christmas story and carols concert is like no other in Perth featuring camels, a live nativity scene and showcasing a range of local talent. There will be a variety of activities at Burswood Park on Sunday 8 December from 4pm including facepainting, roving entertainers, lawn games and even a visit from the big man (Santa) himself! Pre-show entertainment will commence at 6.30pm with fun Christmas songs and Aussie hits and memories. The Christmas story and carols commence at 7.30pm. Find more information at www.burswoodpark.wa.gov.au. Find our list of Perth Christmas Carol events here.

13th - 24th December, 2019 -  Christmas With Hawaiian

Enjoy a range of festive activities at your local Hawaiian centre including Hawaiian’s BassendeanHawaiian’s ForrestfieldHawaiian’s Park CentreHawaiian’s MelvilleHawaiian’s MezzHawaiian’s Noranda and Newpark Shopping Centre. Christmas activities from 13th – 24th December (varying dates see links above for more information)

Saturday 14th December, 2019  - Christmas in Elfenbrook (FREE)

It’s on again! Market Stalls, International Foods, Arts, Culture, Rides, Attractions, Displays, Live Entertainment, Christmas Pageant & FIREWORKS! A free family event run by Ellenbrook Community Collective. 2 - 8pm. Find more information at www.facebook.com/events

Thursday 19th December, 2019 - Christmas at Lake Monger (FREE)

Celebrate the festive season with family and friends at the annual Christmas at Lake Monger Festival. There will be plenty of children's entertainment, rides and live musical performances throughout the night, with the traditional finale of Christmas Carols and the turning on of the Christmas Tree lights. Bring a picnic or enjoy a range of delicious dinner options from one of the many food trucks. More information: www.cambridge.wa.gov.au

20th & 21st December 2019 - Christmas Nativity Supreme Court Gardens Perth

Bring your picnic rug and share in the traditional story of Christmas, brought to life on stage with hundreds of performers, live animals and Christmas carols at Supreme Court Gardens. More information: www.visitperth.com.au

Thursday 31st December 2019 - New Years Eve In the City

Bring in the new year with FREE live music including Sam Perry; children’s entertainment; street performers and stunning fireworks! With three stages across two venues, Yagan Square and the Perth Cultural Centre will come to life with this family friendly event that has something for everyone. Find more information at www.visitperth.com.au

Free Outdoor Cinemas

Take advantage of the warmer evenings and head to one of the free outdoor movies being screened around Perth during December. Bring along a picnic for the ultimate cheap night out.

Movie: Rise  of the Guardians
Date: Saturday 7th December 2019
Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm 
Location: Northbridge Piazza
More Information: www.visitperth.com.au

Movie:  The Santa Clause
Date: Sunday 8th December 2019
Time: 4.30pm
Location: Optus Stadium BHP Amphitheatre
More Information: www.optusstadium.com.au

Movie:  Home Alone
Date: Sunday 8th December 2019
Time: 6.30pm
Location: Optus Stadium BHP Amphitheatre
More Information: www.optusstadium.com.au

Movie:  The Grinch
Date: Sunday 8th December 2019
Time: Activities from 5pm, Movie when sun goes down
Location: Stockland Vale at Aveley
More Information: www.facebook.com/events
Other Information: Sausage sizzle for gold coin donation

Movie: Elf
Date: Saturday 14th December 2019
Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm
Location: Northbridge Piazza
More Information: www.visitperth.com.au

Movie: The Grinch
Date: Saturday 21st December 2019
Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm 
Location: Northbridge Piazza
More Information: www.visitperth.com.au

Movie: Nightmare Before Christmas
Date: Sunday 22nd December 2019
Time: 4.30pm
Location: Optus Stadium BHP Amphitheatre
More Information: www.optusstadium.com.au

We hope you have found some free events for you and your family to enjoy in December. We may add more events throughout the month so you can refer back to this list by finding it under What's On at the top of the website.

Article by Kids Around Perth Reporter Lauren, 2nd December 2019


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