Riverside Light Nights
26th Jan – 10th Feb, Perth City Centre
Brighten up those winter nights with one of the high points of the Perth City Centre calendar – the return of the Perth Riverside Light Nights. Following a variety of themes visit the winter wonderland at Norie Miller Park on the banks of the River Tay to enjoy spectacular lighting and entertainment to chase away those January/February blues.
Burns Night Theme
Once you have seen the Perth Riverside Light Nights and enjoyed the Pipe Bands on Tay Street then why not enjoy an eclectic mix of music within Perth’s hostelries to finish off your Perth’s Burns Night celebrations.
The Twa Tams: 79 – 81 Scott Street | Los Supremo’s– 9 pm
The Venue: 38 St Johns Street | Journey North– 9 pm
King James: 73 Kinnoull Street | Charlie Williamson– 9 pm
Abbotsford Lounge Bar: 11 – 13 Abbot Street | Brimstone & Blake– 9 pm
The Caledonian: 235 – 237 High Street, Perth | Scoogz – 9 pm
The Green Room: 97 Canal Street, Perth | Multistory Lover – 9 pm
The Old Ship Inn: 31 High Street | Calum Campbell –9 pm
The Auld Hoose: 83 South Street, Perth | Fozzie – 9 pm
Greyfriars Bar: 15 South Street | Stuart McKandie – 9 pm
Dinosaur World will take over the Riverside Light Nights with some prehistoric fun for 2 nights only. Rhoar!!!
Durning our prehistoric theme we will also be projecting a variety of animations kindly provided by Paul Hollingsworth from Digital Wizard Studios in a hidden location at the Norie-Miller Walk! Come have a look – if you dare!
31/1st Jan & Feb
Chinese New Year
Follow the Chinese Dragon as it leads the annual Chinese New Year Parade on the 2ndFeb only from 2 High Street, along St John Street and across the Queens Bridge to the Riverside Lights.
There will be plenty of Chinese themed activities over the weekend to help usher in the Chinese New Year.
Magic and Wizardry
Celebrate magic and wizardry along at the Riverside Light Nights – cauldrons at the ready…
Write your valentines note and have your messages displayed in the sky during this magical theme. Be serenaded by the entertainers as you stroll through the romantic gardens and enjoy a glass of something fizzy. This year we are hoping for a proposal or two!
Frequently Asked Questions
Perth is the most accessible city in Scotland with fantastic road, bus and rail links. Scone Palace is just two miles North of Perth City Centre.
Perth can be reached by a network of fast and reliable coach services. Travelling around Perth is easy by bus, with many fast and reliable services available, from all over the City.
Perth Railway Station is a short walk from the city centre. There are regular services to and from Stirling, Dundee and Pitlochry, with a journey time of around 30 minutes.Direct trains to and from Edinburgh run at approximately two hourly intervals.