What’s on and happening around Perth and Western Australia in December 2014.

Christmas Pageant

6 December

The 2014 Channel 7 and The West Australian Christmas Pageant supported by Lotterywest and the City of Perth and sponsored by RAC, will offer even more viewing points this year with an extended route through the city. Pre-pageant family friendly entertainment starts from 6.15pm.

For more information go to 7perth.com.au/pageant.

Light Up Leederville Carnival

7 December

Light Up will take over Leederville Town Centre again this year with even more music, bars, fashion, art, children’s entertainment, food stalls and the popular doubledecker carnival bus stage. A free family-friendly event, the annual carnival focuses on art, health and sustainability. For more information go to leedervillecarnival.com.au

Sunsmart IRONMAN Busselton

7 December

An oofficial qualifier for the IRONMAN World Championships, Busselton hosts this grueling single-day endurance event involving a 3.8km swim around the Busselton Jetty, a 180km ride through native forest and a 42.2km run along the Geographe Bay foreshore. For more information go to ironman.com

Piazzarama Festival  of Christmas

7 December

Perth celebrates the festive season with a day of free family Christmas-themed activities at Northbridge Piazza including an outdoor screening of The Polar Express and Elf, a visit from Santa, carollers and Christmas characters.
For more information go to enjoyperth.com.au