You can get to Northbridge from Perth Train Station by walking through Yagan Square, or you can hop on the free Blue CAT bus which goes to Northbridge Piazza. There’s also free CPP parking options at Perth Cultural Centre and other CPP offers on Roe Street and William Street.
The Northbridge Lights Trail starts (or finishes, whichever you like) at the WA Museum, James Street, trailing all the way through to the Perth Train Station.
1 RUSTY HOLDEN UTE presented by WA Museum Boola Bardip
WA Museum Boola Bardip, James Street Mall
At the first stop, experience the Rusty Holden Ute right out of the classic Aussie Christmas jingle, which has parked itself directly outside the new WA Museum Boola Bardip. The new museum opens to the public on 21 November; if you were lucky enough to get tickets head to their website for a full listing of what’s on offer.
2 CHEEKY COCKATOO presented by Perth Cultural Centre
Perth Cultural Centre, James Street Mall
Second stop is the Cheeky Cockatoo. Say hello and get a photo with the Cheeky Cockatoo that’s perched on a branch in the heart of the Perth Cultural Centre. There are always plenty of events and exhibitions at the Perth Cultural Centre, be sure to stop by while checking out the Trail.
3 CHRISTMAS TREE SNAKE
Northbridge Piazza, Lake Street
Third stop along the Trail is the Christmas Tree Snake at Northbridge Piazza. What’sss that? A giant, friendly Christmassss Tree Snake has slithered its way into Northbridge all the way from the North Pole. Northbridge Piazza brings free outdoor films and vibrant pop-up events throughout summer so keep an eye on their website for details.