2021 Christmas | From our family to yours, Merry Christmas!

Below you'll find Christmas ideas curated by our parent team!

Find gift ideas for every family member.
Where can you see Santa without stress?
Where to go for Christmas lights?

It's all here.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from our family to yours.

Kids shopping for Christmas presents. Children buy Xmas decoration and tree. Little girl and boy at decorated shop window with lights and Santa toys. Family buying Christmas gifts. Winter holidays.

For Mum & Grand Mum's | Hint to hubby.

WA opera

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How about a Romantic night at the Opera?

West Australian Opera’s Season 2022 now on sale. Why not buy a pair of tickets for an upcoming show?

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Frank Green's Neon Collection

Stylish reusable products, made from ceramic, including coffee cups, water bottles and more.


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Who doesn't love activewear?

Run free with lightweight, sweat-wicking fabrics that performs well in the Summer heat!

For Dads & Grand Dad's | Beyond socks and jocks


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Night Racing at Mega Fast Karts

Mega Fast Karts is Perth’s most authentic go-karting experience. They offer something no other go karting operators can… all weather conditions and night racing!
A gift voucher from Mega Fast Karts is the perfect Christmas present if your partner is into racing.

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Ever tried Wing Foiling?

Give Dad an amazing adrenaline rush this Christmas! Wing foiling is something that's always caught our eyes on social media.

Australia's best gift hampers

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Spoil dad with a luxurious Hamper for Christmas

How about a tantalising gift hamper? Whatever takes his fancy, hampers are guaranteed to make Dad's and Grand Dad's smile!

For Kids | Something they'll treasure

Quick Chess

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This should be your child’s first chess set!

Created by Australian manufacturer Roo Games, Quick Chess teaches kids how to play chess through actual play. 10 minutes in, I was blown away by the quality of the product as a teaching tool and I recommend it to any parent looking to buy their child’s first chess set.

oobi clothing

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Cute and fashionable Oobi Child's wear

Oobi goes beyond simply creating and selling beautiful kids clothes.

They're an ethical brand that pays it forward by sourcing quality fabric prints from local artisan communities in India. Part proceeds from garments sold also go towards charitable pursuits that help children in need.

Oobi isn't just a brand, it's a positive social movement.


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A World of Toys at Toymate

Toymate is fast becoming Perth's best toy shop experience. Find the hottest toys under one roof. Shop in-store at one of their 3 locations or online to avoid crowds.

Innaloo | 401 Scarborough Beach Rd, Innaloo.
Joondalup | 151 Winton Rd, Joondalup.
Cannington | 1419 Albany Hwy, Cannington.

Where to shop? | Stress less

Get your Christmas shopping done quickly and see Santa without the mad rush! 

kardinya park

Fuss free Christmas Shopping & Santa Photos

Kardinya Park Shopping Centre has Coles, K-Mart, Santa and easy parking. Make Christmas less stressful than it really needs to be.

Come and see Santa and his Helper will take the happy snap! Christmas Carols and Dancers on show from 12.30pm to 1pm.

Christmas Festive Cheer:

  • Date: 18th to 24th December 2021
  • Time: 11am to 2pm
Happy smiling family of four buying Caga Tio at Christmas market. Focus on woman and ittle girl

FREE Christmas Cheer & Activities at these Local Shopping Centres!

If you’re near one of the local shopping centres below, drop in as they thank customers for another year of support by putting on great Christmas entertainment and kids activities. Santa is dropping in throughout the day, while waiting, kids can make something cheerful while waiting!
Activities include making Reindeer Antler Hats, Santa Drink Bottles, Christmas Tree Ornaments and much more!

Available at:

  • Alexander Heights Shopping Centre (Cnr Mirrabooka Ave & Griffon Way, Alexander Heights)
  • Lakes Shopping Centre (Cnr North Lake Road & Omeo Road, South Lake)
  • Parks Centre Shopping Centre (Cnr Bussell Highway & Brittain Road, Bunbury)
  • Springs Shopping Centre (Cnr Beechboro Road North & Bridgeman Drive, Beechboro)

Christmas Light Trails | What's popping around Perth

Christmas Light Trails returns for 45 nights, now on until 2nd January 2021.
There are 2 trails to walk and check out, download the map below.


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Constellation Tunnel

Immersive music and light show under 16,000 lights and a 23-metre long tunnel. Tunnel located in the heart of Northbridge.

Gingey christmas

Say hello to Gingey!

Gingey stands over 3 metres tall! He lives in Forrest Place, come say hello to this cutie!

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Christmas Projections

Mesmerising animated projections light up the historical building of Cathedral Square. Best to view from 7.45pm, music ends at 10pm and light show concludes at midnight.

Images and texts from Visitperth.com

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