City of Perth Winter Festival 2017

Perth Christmas Lights Switch On 

Saturday 18th 9am – 10pm

There’s a fabulously festive line-up of brilliant performers descending on our Fair City to start Perth’s Winter Festival:  Alesha Dixon, MUD, The Hunna, East 17, Boyzlife and loads more.

Perth’s Christmas Light’s Switch-On is an all day event with something for everyone – street entertainers, music, dance, as well as street food,  street food and treats.

You can start your Christmas shopping while you’re here in some of the amazing independent shops.

City of Perth Christmas Lights Switch on




Santa’s Reindeer

This year we welcome The Cairngorm Reindeer Herd to the Christmas Parade and the Perth Christmas Lights Switch on.







Ice Rink

The Perth city Centre Outdoor Ice Rink is back this year, in the Horsecross Plaza
Cost is £6 for 45 minutes (including skate hire)

Opening times:

Friday 17 November 2017 (12.00 – 10.00) (Last Entry 9pm)
Saturday 18 November 2017 (10.00 – 10.00 (Last Entry 9pm)
Sunday 19 November 2017 (12.00 – 10.00) (Last Entry 9pm)

Perth Chocolate & Gin Street Fest 

Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November

The Perth Chocolate & Gin Street Fest  celebrates all things chocolate and gin.  Gorgeous chocolate and sauces spreads, cakes; truffles, hot chocolate and more. Try specialist gins from around the country.

For more information on the annual spectacular start to the festive season in our Fair City of Perth click here.