Santa Claus touches down in Kalgoorlie Boulder this weekend and he’s got a very busy itinerary! We’ve put together this handy field guide to help you spot the big man in red this festive season.
PS: Don’t forget to check out our exclusive interview with Mr and Mrs Claus!
4:30pm-9pm Friday 24th November
Loopline Park Burt Street Boulder
Santa visits at 7pm
Celebrate the start of the festive season with the lighting of the Boulder Christmas Tree during our annual ‘Carols In The Park’, and do some Christmas shopping whilst strolling along Burt Street for the Boulder Night Market from 4:30pm. Pack a picnic, bring the family and get ready to sing your heart out!
Markets begin at 4:30pm along Burt St and carols in Loopline Park when the sun begins to set. A fabulous family friendly event with your favourite festive tunes!
5:30-7:30pm Sunday 26th November
Hannan & Cassidy Streets
This year marks the 10th Christmas Street Party and it’s better than ever! Featuring fireworks, a visit from Mr and Mrs Claus, local entertainment, activities and stalls. Don’t forget to look for our special Snapchat geofilter!
4pm Friday 1st December
Goldfields Arts Centre
Santa has forgotten how many sleeps there are until Christmas! Join the Kazoos at the Goldfields Arts Centre in this high energy, entertaining and interactive show, “A Search for Santa”. Created for children 12 years and under, the show features a host of original songs, well known carols, comedy and plenty of Christmas cheer.
9am Saturday 2nd December
Starts at Loopline Park
BBQ and fun family activities from 9am Loopline park, Toyrun starts 11:30am
9am – 11am Saturdays
2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd December
Corner St Barbara’s Square
Photos with Santa, Colouring Competition & Letters to Santa
9:30am-1pm Sunday 3rd December
Museum of the Goldfields
Follow the snowflake trail to find Santa and take a festive photo. There will also be free activities for children and a sausage sizzle ($2.50 each). Santa photos are $10 each, or two for $15, or three for $20.
3pm-5pm Sunday 3rd December
Hannan Street Kalgoorlie
Don’t miss out on one of the most iconic sights in the Goldfields- a festive 793C dump truck making it’s way down Hannan Street! Stay on after the parade to enjoy live music, comedy, history and cultural tours care or E13’s Sundowner Shows.
8am-2pm Sunday 10th December
Blaze Cafe, 110 Burt St Boulder
Blaze Cafe are welcoming families to Boulder for a day of free arts & crafts, facepainting, biscuit decorating, Christmas movies and best of all come along to meet SANTA!! As an extra special treat from the team at Blaze, Kids eat free with every adult meal sold! Make the most of your day out in Boulder by popping into Industrial Lane, Chez’s Crafty Affair and Simply Gorgeous for a spot of Christmas shopping!
5:30pm-9:30pm 10th December
Carols by Candlelight in Kalgoorlie-Boulder has become a ‘must attend’ event on the local calendar. Each year the churches of Kalgoorlie-Boulder come together to present a community Christmas carols festival with music, entertainment, participation, food and activity stalls under the stars at Centennial Park.
10am-1pm 17th December
Kidznco, 474 Hannan St
Santa Claus is parking up his big red Fire Truck at Kidznco this December! Make a day of it with the awesome activities and play equipment in this air-conditioned all weather play centre, and the grown ups can enjoy an espresso coffee and lunch Green Bean Cafe.
11am-2pm Monday 25th December