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Five festive Christmas & NYE events near our Fremantle hotel

Five festive Christmas & NYE events near our Fremantle hotel Image

Coming to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s at our Fremantle hotel? Guests staying at our accommodation in North Fremantle will find plenty of festive events nearby, from cocktail sundowners and lavish lunches to Christmas markets, games, and NYE fireworks.

Whether you’re searching for a nice restaurant to book a family Christmas meal out, or a well-located bar to drink, watch the fireworks, and ring in the new year with some friends, here’s a roundup of the best holiday events, eating, and drinking establishments close to Pier 21 this festive season.

Enjoy a delicious Christmas lunch in Fremantle at the Tradewinds

When: Tables are available on Christmas Day between 12pm – 3pm
Where: Tradewinds Hotel in Fremantle
Cost: Lunch is $169PP for adults and $85PP for 3 – 12 years. Kids under 3 eat free!

Don’t feel like cooking this Christmas? Don’t sweat it – Tradewinds Hotel is putting on a special Family Feast so you can relax and spend some quality time together while enjoying a festive spread.

On arrival at the restaurant, you’ll be handed a glass of champagne to sip while enjoying a first course of freshly-baked focaccia, olives, and a chilled seafood platter.

Next comes a hearty roast Angus Scotch Fillet, rosemary potatoes, Sicilian-style broccolini salad, rosemary salt, herb and rocket slaw, finishing off with a red berry and red wine poached pear trifle. Vegetarian options are also available.

While the adults can kick back with a drink and live entertainment, the kids can expect a surprise visit from Santa at 2pm! Tables fill up quickly, so book your family’s spot at the Tradewinds Hotel below.

Restaurant: Reserve your table for Christmas Day lunch here.

Garden Terrace: Reserve your table for the Christmas Day lunch here.

Bazaar Christmas Market

When: Friday 2nd December 2023 — Sunday 4th December 2023
Where: Fremantle Arts Centre Grounds
Cost: Entry is $2, kids under 12 are free to enter

As WA’s best Christmas market, Bazaar is the perfect place to do some last-minute Christmas shopping for some beautifully-handmade gifts for your loved ones. While you browse the wares of a wide range of local artists and makers, you can also grab a bite from the food stalls and a drink from the market bar. 

Find more information about Bazaar here.

Head out to Rottnest Island for Hotel Rottnest’s Christmas Day lunch

When: Tables are available on Christmas Day between 11:30am – 1:00pm
Where: Hotel Rottnest
Cost: Adults are $220pp, children are $60pp

Feeling a bit more adventurous this Christmas? Take advantage of the beautiful summer weather and book your Christmas Day lunch at Hotel Rottnest. 

Start with freshly shucked oysters, prawns, and a charcuterie board, before taking your pick of some honey-glazed ham, grilled swordfish, chicken katsu, or roast beef, served alongside some roasted veg or fresh salad.

Guests can enjoy a drinks package of some house sparkling; red, white, and rose wines; beers and softies. Bookings are essential, so secure your table here.

Start your Christmas morning right with a breakfast at Pier 21

Our Fremantle hotel isn’t just famous for its river views; our guests all love dining in our Breakfast Lounge, located just downstairs from your room.

Before you head off to see family for the day, come down and enjoy a hot buffet and continental breakfast from 8:00am – 10:30am. 

Dive into a hearty plate of bacon and eggs, or treat yourself to buttermilk pancakes or a savoury brioche burger.

For those wanting to kick start their Christmas morning on a healthier note, we’ve got you covered. You can get an omelette cooked to order with your choice of protein and vegetable fillings, or a light breakfast of toast, grilled banana bread, croissants and preserves.

Plus, if you would rather sleep in, you also have the option to indulge in our delicious breakfast from the comfort of your bed.

Don’t miss out on relaxation this Christmas morning and book today!

Ring in the New Year with Samphire on Rottnest Island

When: Sun 31st Dec 2023, 6:30 pm – Mon 1st Jan 2024
Where: Samphire Rottnest
Cost: $300pp

Raise your glasses to 2024 in style at Samphire’s VIP New Year’s Eve event, Senses of Samphire.

Hosted at the hotel’s Beach Club, it’s the ultimate NYE setting with prime views of the fireworks over Thomson Bay and free-flowing drinks from 6:30pm until 12:30am. 

Celebrate with friends while grazing on some delectable canapes and South-East Asian bites from Lontara, and dance the night away to The Beach Club’s own DJ and live entertainment.

Go out with a bang this year and book your tickets here.

Book your stay at our waterfront Fremantle accommodation

Indulge in a relaxing Christmas escape this year at Pier 21. Our accommodation offers more than just a place to stay – we have something for the whole family!

Enjoy lazy days by the pool or spa, work out time in the gym, a friendly tennis match, chill time in the sauna or perhaps a scenic paddle boarding session. With a wide range of recreational facilities, your holiday wishes are just a reservation away.

Whether you’re travelling with your partner, friends, or family, Pier 21 has comfortable, well-located, and fully-serviced apartment rooms that promise comfort and convenience for you to stay in over the Christmas break. 

The festivities are in full swing, and our rooms are filling up fast so book with us early to avoid missing out. To enquire about our rooms or make a reservation, get in touch with our friendly team here.