‘Tis the season to pretend that we’re in the Northern Hemisphere for a white Christmas…although replace ‘white’ with ‘very wet’ and we’ve got ourselves a winner. Christmas in July celebrations are rampant around the nation and Perth is no exception, so here’s our list of the top seven Christmas In July events around Perth this month.
1. Christmas in July at Bailey Brewing Co.
On Saturday 23 July, take the scenic route out the the Swan Valley and give Bailey Brewing Co. a visit for their Christmas in July shenanigans. From 5:30pm until 8:30pm, treat yourself to a dusk dining experience which will be sure to involve roast turkey and Christmas pudding. As you devour the three course menu, you’ll be taking in the stunning surroundings of the Swan Valley underneath the warmed marquee. There will be mulled wine, live music, three-hour free-flowing drinks AND a Christmas gift bag included – it doesn’t get much better than that! Actually it does – the three course dinner features fresh and local ingredients, it’s going to be just divine. Chuck on your favourite Christmas sweater to be in the draw to win a carton of mixed Bailey Brewing Co.’s beer! Secure your tickets here.
2. Christmas in July High Tea at Pagoda Resort & Spa
On Saturday 23 July head on down to Pagoda Resort & Spa in Como for an indulgent Christmas in July afternoon. From 1pm until 4pm in the Historic Ballroom you’ll be sipping on free-flowing sparkling wine and snacking on a most delectable high tea, with a glass of mulled wine on arrival, of course. As you socialise to your heart’s content, the background ambience will be provided by a live pianist who will be playing everyone’s favourite Christmas classics. This is an opportunity to dress to your festive highs and and bask at the famous historic riverside landmark. Find out more information here.
3. Christmas in July at Durty Nelly’s
Due to popular demand, Durty Nelly’s will be hosting their Christmas in July celebrations across three joyous sessions for you to enjoy. On Sunday 17, 24 and 31 July from 11:30am until 11:30pm, the famed Irish pub will be counting on your to wear your ugliest Christmas jumper while you get stuck into their roast turkey and ham, Christmas pudding, mulled wine, hot toddies, Irish coffee, and of course, their pints of Guinness. The entertainment includes; live music, Irish dancers, prize draws for your ugly sweaters and family-friendly fun with visits from Santa. It sounds like it’ll be a real belter – view their website here.
4. Festive in July at South Perth Library
5. Christmas in July at Little Creatures Brewery
On Thursday 28 July from 6:30pm until late, head on down to Fremantle’s Little Creatures Brewery for a Christmas evening at the port. You’ll be feasting on a three course dinner with paired Little Creatures beers to boot. You’ll be one of the first to try Little Creatures latest Single Batch Release, Ancient Traveller Ethiopian Black Barley Stout – now that’s going to pair just nicely with a mouth-watering Christmas dinner. On the menu you’ll find goodies with the likes of; glazed smoked ham, heirloom baby carrots with hazelnuts, natural oysters and many more succulents nourishments. Christmas jumpers are recommenced, it’s going to be cold – book your tickets here.
6. Christmas in July river cruise
Just replace Christmas lights with the Perth City’s skyline reflecting off of the Swan River and you’ve got yourself a very vibrant Christmas-esque ambiance indeed. On Saturday 23 July you’ll be setting sail from the Barrack Street Jetty at 7pm with this exclusive women only cruise. As you take in the breath-taking Perth City views, you’ll be indulging in a fully catered dinner, accompanied by Christmas games and entertainment. It’s a splendid way to meet the adventurous Christmas in July-ers of Perth, especially when you can bring your own alcohol! Secure your tickets here.
7. Wine Garden Christmas in July at Sail & Anchor
On Friday 29 July the Sail & Anchor in Fremantle will host their seasonal event, Wine Garden. From 6:30pm until late, the 1900’s watering hole will put on a long table pork roast dinner with all the trimmings, but behold, vegan options are available! On arrival, expect to receive a glass of mulled wine in hand to help warm you from the inside out. And what a better way to finish the night than with a Christmas pudding and a serving of the Sail & Anchor’s house-made eggnog. The heritage-listed pub will be has got you sorted for those small town, Christmas vibes. Book your tickets here.