1 – 24 December


The jolly man in red will be visiting Cockburn Gateway every day in December until Christmas! You can snap a FREE photo with Santa if you bring your own camera. Plus every child who visits Santa will receive a FREE gift (while stocks last). Scroll down for a full list of Santa photo times.

Santa Paws Pet Photography- BOOKED OUT

Bring your furry friend along for a photo with Santa on Sunday 16 December, from 3pm to 5pm on the Piazza stage. Sessions now booked out. Currently no more spots available at this time

Sensitive Santa Photography- BOOKED OUT

Santa will also be offering very special Sensitive Santa sessions at Cockburn Gateway on Sunday 2 and Sunday 9 December, from 9am to 11am. These sessions will provide a calm environment for children with special needs to have a photo with Santa.

PLUS, snap a photo at the Magic Christmas Zone outside Woolworths in December, upload it to Facebook or Instagram with #CGChristmasMagic for the chance to win one of five Christmas prize packs. Click here to view full terms and conditions.


Cockburn Gateway will be open for longer during the festive season to help you prepare for Christmas. 

See our trading hours below, please note that individual store hours may vary.

Saturday, December 8 8am-6pm
Sunday, December 9 8am-6pm
Monday, December 10 8am-9pm
Tuesday, December 11 8am-9pm
Wednesday, December 12 8am-9pm
Thursday, December 13 8am-9pm
Friday, December 14 8am-9pm
Saturday, December 15 8am-6pm
Sunday, December 16 8am-6pm
Monday, December 17 7am-9pm
Tuesday, December 18 7am-9pm
Wednesday, December 19 7am-9pm
Thursday, December 20 7am-9pm
Friday, December 21 7am-9pm
Saturday, December 22 8am-6pm
Sunday, December 23 8am-6pm
Monday, December 24 7am-9pm
Tuesday, December 25 CLOSED (Christmas Day)
Wednesday, December 26 8am-6pm (Boxing Day public holiday)
Thursday, December 27 8am-9pm
Friday, December 28 8am-9pm
Saturday, December 29 8am-6pm
Sunday, December 30 8am-6pm
Monday, December 31 8am-9pm
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 8am-6pm (New Year’s Day public holiday)
Wednesday, January 2, 2018 8am-9pm (Normal trading hours resume)


1 – 24 December

For a gold coin donation per gift, you can help support the important work of our Christmas charity partners, Breast Cancer Care WA and The Lions Club of Jandakot Lakes (in-centre from 10 – 24 December).

Wednesday 5 December 11am – 3pm

Thursday 6 December 11am – 7pm

Friday 7 December 11am – 3pm

Saturday 8 December 11am – 3pm

Sunday 9 December 11am – 3pm

Monday 10 December 11am – 5pm

Tuesday 11 December 11am – 5pm

Wednesday 12 December 11am – 5pm

Thursday 13 December 11am – 7pm

Friday 14 December 11am – 5pm

Saturday 15 December 11am – 5pm

Sunday 16 December 11am – 5pm

Monday 17 December 10 am – 5pm

Tuesday 18 December 10am – 5pm

Wednesday 19 December 10am – 5pm

Thursday 20 December 10am – 8pm

Friday 21 December 10am – 8pm

Saturday 22 December 10am – 8pm

Sunday 23 December 10am – 8pm


 Be entertained by Rudolph, Christmas carollers and local performers throughout December.

Plus, there will be carnival rides on the Piazza from 15 December.