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Major annual events

Find out all you need to know about our upcoming major annual events and local community events - there's lots to see and do in Rockingham, where the coast comes to life.

Our major annual events include the Christmas Festival and our New Year’s Eve and Australia Day celebrations.

Be sure to check out the What's On events calendar to see other events happening around the City.

Christmas Festival

The City's Christmas Festival took place on Saturday 7 December 2019 at Churchill Park, Rockingham Foreshore. The Christmas Festival included a Christmas Street Parade, stage entertainment, free children's activities, roaming Christmas characters and the turning on of the Christmas lights. Check out the gallery below for some of the highlights.

  • Veteran Car Club of WA
  • Rockingham City Pipe Band
  • Rockingham Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service
  • Rockingham Sound Day View Club
  • Belly dancers of Rockingham
  • EllieGlen-T Rock n Roll Jive Dance
  • Premier Performance Academy
  • Toxic Cheer
  • Widi the penguin
  • Santa
  • Choirs4Kids
  • Red Dress Choir
  • Stilt walkers
  • Christmas lights
  • Christmas reindeer
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New Year's Eve Celebration

Our New Year's Eve Celebration took place on Tuesday 31 December 2019 at Churchill Park, Rockingham Foreshore. The New Year's Eve Celebration included a headline performance by Hoodoo Gurus, supporting performances from Chain Reaction, Rogue and local performers, two fireworks displays at 9pm and midnight, free children’s activities and a selection of food trucks.

Thank you to event sponsors: Media Engine, LotterywestGolden Bay Estate and Total Kooling Solutions.

  • Teacup ride
  • Rockingham Foreshore
  • Churchill Park
  • Laughing clowns
  • Bumper cars
  • Amusement ride
  • Jasmine Atkins
  • Matt McCooey Duo
  • Chain Reaction Duo
  • Rogue
  • Hoodoo Gurus
  • Hoodoo Gurus
  • Fireworks
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Australia Day

Our Australia Day event took place on Sunday 26 January 2020 at Churchill Park, Rockingham Foreshore. The event included a headline performance by LIVE WIRE, supporting performances from Gypsy Lou and the Kingfishers, Ashlea Reale and Breakthrough Competition finalists, a fireworks display at 8.30pm, drumming circle, free children’s activities and a selection of food trucks.

Thank you to event sponsors: Media Engine, LotterywestGolden Bay Estate and Total Kooling Solutions.

  • Face painting
  • Akwaaba drumming circle
  • Chain Reaction Duo
  • Churchill Park
  • Gypsy Lou and the Kingfishers
  • Crowds enjoying stage performances
  • LIVE WIRE
  • LIVE WIRE
  • Fireworks
  • Fireworks
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Romance on the Green

Romance on the Green took place on Saturday 22 February 2020 at the Village Green. The event featured Perth Symphony Orchestra with special guests conducted by Jessica Gethin, as well as solo performances from Jordan Anthony, Corinne Cowling, James Jurjevich, Mia Mattiessen, Rose Parker and Jun Zhang, and support performances from Paris Cusack and Rose Parker.

  • Paris Cusack
  • Rose Parker
  • Perth Symphony Orchestra
  • Jun Zhang
  • James Jurjevich
  • Jordan Anthony
  • Bagpipes
  • View from the stage
  • Mia Mattiessen
  • Corinne Cowling
  • Soloists on stage
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