Christmas in the City

The annual Christmas celebration combines the street parade, festival and carols concert. Held on the second Sunday in December each year, Christmas in the City invites the Bunbury-Geographe community to celebrate the festive season.  It features free activities and entertainment for the whole family. Participants line the streets of the CBD to watch the RAC Street Parade pass by from 5.30pm, then make their way to Graham Bricknell Music Shell to sing along to Christmas carols at The Apprentice and Traineeship Company Carols Concert from 7pm.

Food and Market Stalls
Applications for food and market stallholders are now closed.  If you have already submitted an application, the Events team will contact you to advise if your application has been successful​.
For more information please contact 

RAC Street Parade 
The City Street Parade is open to all community groups, businesses, schools, churches, commercial businesses, and individuals.
Applications are now closed, please email to be added to the street parade database​

Road Closures
Please be advised that a number of road closures will be in place for the RAC Street Parade and along Blair Street for the Christmas in the City event.
There will be a number of road closures in place for the RAC Street Parade, with further details to be advised closer to the event date.

Community Candle Competition

The City of Bunbury is inviting community groups and charities to take part in its Christmas in the City Community Candle Competition. The successful beneficiary will receive all funds raised from candles sold at Christmas in the City on Sunday 8 December. How does it work? Groups nominate themselves and then a winner will be chosen randomly. 

The successful beneficiary who will receive all funds raised from the sale of battery operated candles during Christmas in the City is SAFE Bunbury.​

Event Map

A map will be provided closure to the event date.

The City of Bunbury Christmas in the City event is kindly supported by the following Sponsors and Community Supporters:


If you attended Christmas in the City and would like to let us know what you enjoyed, or what you would like to see in future years, please click the here​ to an online survey which should take less than 2 minutes to complete.