Forrest Chase unveils Christmas wonderland in the city

Forrest Chase’s iconic Christmas-themed window displays are making a return, drawing on the feelings of excitement, anticipation and nostalgia as families await the annual ‘big reveal’ of Christmas windows at department stores.

The Christmas windows will again follow the enchanting tale of The Adventures of Bobo and Mouse - an teddy bear and mouse duo that embark on an epic journey across four windows that stretch along the upper Forrest Chase walkway.

In addition to the stunning Christmas windows, Myer Forrest Chase will also launch its Christmas activations on Friday – with a bigger and better version of its annual Santaland event, as well as ‘Monty’s World’ a dazzling 2021 Christmas digital display that is part of the City of Perth’s annual Christmas Lights Trail.

Perth’s Invited to Have a Very Jazzy Christmas

WA's new jazz flagship - The Western Australian Jazz Project - will perform their debut Christmas concert in the CBD this holiday season.

The band of 17 internationally acclaimed musicians will fill Perth Concert Hall for a “A Very Jazzy Christmas”, performing a stunning rendition of Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite, as well as some of the world’s most beloved Christmas songs. Drawing on the nostalgia and anticipation of Christmas in the city and adding a contemporary twist to traditional festive songs, the concert will be unlike anything Perth has ever seen before.

The audience will also be blown away by a dazzling performance from musical theatre legend John James O'Hara…who is flying into town for WAJP’s first live performance.

A Very Jazzy Christmas will be taking place on Thursday, the 16th of December at 7:30pm. Tickets are available via the Perth Concert Hall.

Snow is Forecast for Raine Square

While we love a hot Christmas in Australia, snow is forecast for Raine Square this festive season. Visitors can explore the mystical Raine Lane, where the best DJs of the North Pole hit the decks as real snow falls, creating a traditional Christmas experience.

As part of the Christmas Lights trail, guests can enjoy this Christmas wonderland from 6:15pm Thursdays to Sunday throughout the festive season, providing the perfect Christmas cool hang-out for weekend merriments.

Raine Square are also inviting shoppers to be their guest this Christmas as the precinct transforms into a festive hotel wonderland. Shoppers can spend $20 or more at Raine Square and claim their gift in the ‘hotel lobby’ from a prize pool of over $25K – a very Merry Christmas indeed.

Raine Lane Activation launch: Friday 19 November

Raine Square Lobby launch: Thursday 25 November

Iconic Christmas Markets Return to the CBD

The iconic Central Park Christmas Markets will return this summer, featuring more than 30 stalls with food and drinks, live entertainment, jewellery, stunning floral bouquets and house plants, handmade gifts, local produce, pet treats and more! This annual two-day event is all about supporting local creatives and is a great place to find unique and personal Christmas gifts for your loved ones.

Located in the heart of Perth’s CBD, this city market event is open during lunch hours – providing a perfect window for corporate workers and city visitors to enjoy some sunshine while Christmas shopping in the city’s only green oasis.

When: Wednesday 1 December and Thursday 2 December

Time: 11:00am – 2:30pm
Central Park Perth, 152-158 St George Terrace

Still looking for a work venue for the office Xmas party?

Miss Chow's exclusive dining experience for the festive season has been launched just in time for corporate Christmas functions.

Corporates in Perth now have an opportunity to benefit from exclusive Asian food packages for the end of the year festivities. A delicious set menu of sweet and sour pork and spicy fried chicken prepared by Miss Chow will put even the office grinch in the holiday spirit.

Whether it’s a private bar and function room, or a long table lunch on South Perth’s iconic foreshore, this dining experience will be the perfect way to wrap up the year that was.

Dec 5, 2021
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