CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON
The Christmas Lights Switch On returns to Perth city centre, and with it comes a festive charade of family-friendly things to do! The kids will love the Christmas Parade that journeys through the city, the brand new Ice Caves are set to be a hit with the kids, get your toes tapping to live music with outdoor dances and street entertainment, a Santa's Grotto, and so much more.
CITY OF PERTH CHRISTMAS FEAST
Who doesn't love free food?! This festive season join in the fun with two delicious events with tasters for all! Cakefest’s head baker, Simon, is busy preparing his sweet tasting stage which will showcase some of Perthshire’s most beloved landmarks - all made entirely from cake! Soupfest is also on the cards if your tastebuds prefer a more savoury treat. This winter warmer will see a judging panel sample recipes submitted by the finalists from this year’s Soupfest competition. All five soups on the shortlist will be available to sample.
TBC November, Horsecross Plaza
A favourite amongst the good boys and girls, Santa, his reindeer and elf helpers are all back at their grotto this November. There’s a free gift for all kids under 12 years old, and you’ll have the chance to sit on Santa's knee and tell him what you’d like on Christmas Day!
SILENT DISCOS AT ST PAUL'S
TBC November - December
Who doesn't love a good boogie?! Especially to all the Christmas favourites! This fun and energetic event is a popular one in Perth’s newest entertainment space. Grab a set of earphones, tune in to your favourite song and let your moves run wild.
TBC November - December
A new addition to the festive scene is rustic festive cabins offering gifts, goodies and more from a range of local and independent retailers. These gorgeous wooden cabins will be situated throughout the city centre, along King Edward Street and the High Street, so if you're looking for some quirky and special gifts or treats, you're in the right place.
MAGICAL CHRISTMAS WEEKEND
Let the festive magic whisk you away this year with the Mill Street Stage welcoming some of the finest magicians in the country. Join in magic shows and workshops suitable for the young, old and everyone in between. In the evening, Perth’s annual Christmas Lantern & Nativity Parade will light up the streets, weaving its way through the city centre, finishing at St John’s Kirk where the Nativity Scene will be displayed outside.