Your Free Perth Visitor Information Guide

Your Free Perth Visitor Information Guide

Events

01/01/2021 - 31/12/2021 Artrageous Creations Art Workshops & Events

We love art and believe that art and creative expression is a fun and positive way to unleash your inner Artist! We offer a variety of programs, workshops, events, as well as "arty" birthday party's to suit all ages, and all levels of art experience, to support your creative and artistic journey in a positive, nurturing and fun environment. Have fun learning and discovering art & design in small group art workshops, after school or on the weekend, creating individual pieces of work to take home!

11/05/2021 - 18/01/2022 Vegan Feasts at Sweetwater Rooftop Bar

Join us at Sweetwater for an evening dedicated to delectable vegan dishes curated by Head Chef Alex Baglin, featuring fresh, seasonal produce. Think sesame crusted cauliflower, mushroom dumplings, Thai eggplant & hor fun noodles, salt & szechuan crusted tofu and more! $75pp, bookings essential Autumn Feast: Tuesday 11th May 2021 Winter Feast: Tuesday 20th July 2021 Spring Feast: Tuesday 19th October 2021 Summer Feast: Tuesday 18th January 2022 Bookings from 6pm

27/06/2021 - 30/01/2022 Brickwrecks: Sunken Ships in Lego Bricks

Ryan “The Brickman” McNaught, working with expert maritime archaeologists, brings to life eight astonishing shipwrecks and their stories in this immersive exhibition. Featuring large-scale LEGO® models of ships such as Western Australia’s famous Batavia, the “unsinkable” Titanic, the highly decorated Vasa and the ill-fated Terror and Erebus. Come and uncover the stories of the voyages, life aboard the ships, their watery demise and the shipwreck detectives who locate and document the wrecks. This new exhibition is developed and designed by the Western Australian Museum in partnership with the Australian National Maritime Museum and Ryan “The Brickman” McNaught. Ryan is the only LEGO® certified professional in the Southern Hemisphere, and one of only 14 in the world.

01/07/2021 - 30/09/2021 Candlelit Soirée @ Kidogo Arthouse

Joanna’s Candlelit Soirées are back at Kidogo Arthouse! This absolutely magical series of dinners hosted by Kidogo Arthouse during winter, feature unique performances by some of Perth’s finest musicians. Be serenaded and entertained as you enjoy a warm candlelit dinner in the glorious 19th century limestone gallery. The soireés, provide the perfect atmosphere for musicians to freely express themselves and create memorable concerts that are unique to Kidogo Arthouse, Fremantle. The magnificent acoustics and intimate ambience of the space, coupled with the delightful menu makes for a truly remarkable experience that you do not want to miss out on!

16/08/2021 - 03/10/2021 2021 Yates Springtime Tulip Festival @ Araluen

Welcome to the 2021 Its Yates Springtime at Araluen featuring the popular Tulip Festival. Your enjoyment today is brought to you by a kaleidoscope of colour. Lots of colour! In the form of over 150,000 Tulips, and 36,000 Spring blooms. Internationally recognised Camellias, Azaleas, and Grand Magnolia trees are just some of the beautiful blooms you will spot against the backdrop of a stunning bushland setting. Upon arrival you will instantly notice a sprawling bushland setting, complemented by our 1930’s heritage setting across the Park. We have been blooming for over 90 years for our visitors and take pride in restoration of the circa 1930’s style Log cabins, timber bridges, stone pathways and gazebos and etched plaques that tell our story for you, your family and friends to enjoy – we have a unique setting for that perfect selfie. Be sure to stop by the newly refurbished c... More

19/08/2021 - 20/01/2022 Leave the Lights on @ The Fremantle Arts Centre

Surprising encounters, dance floor bangers, lavish cocktails and mind-bending performances. Fremantle Arts Centre’s new art party Leave the Lights On gives revellers the chance to dance, drink and delve into art like never before. With three editions scheduled - Thursday 19 August, Thursday 4 November and Thursday 20 January from 6pm till late - Leave the Lights On invites you to get your up-late culture fix with a stellar roster of local acts, from Bollywood DJs to spoken word poets and all-female percussionists. Fremantle Arts Centre Artistic Director Anna Reece commented, “Change is afoot here at Fremantle Arts Centre as we explore new ways we can offer extraordinary art experiences.” “We are so excited to reveal this nocturnal art series, an entirely new concept for the Arts Centre which takes the standard gallery experience and flips it on its head... More

01/09/2021 - 03/11/2021 Artisans of The Republic

This spring, Republic of Fremantle will open the distillery doors and collaborate with some of Western Australia’s most distinguished producers for their new event series - Artisans of The Republic. Two months of immersive dining sessions, each celebrating WA’s finest craftspeople. The events will hero local artisans passionate about creating their produce from scratch and sharing only the most premium ingredients with palettes around the state. With the likes of La Delizia Latticini, Sue Lewis, Futari Wagyu, The Mushroom Guys, Local Goat and Leeuwin Coast joining the line-up, the carefully curated table has been set for some truly memorable dining experiences. Guests can expect a food-driven journey from each artisan that’ll allow them to immerse themselves in the produce, its origins, and its journey to the place. Naturally, each course will be paired with a coc... More

01/09/2021 - 30/09/2021 Kings Park Festival

Join us for the annual Kings Park Festival, the biggest celebration of wildflowers in WA. Enjoy the thousands of wildflowers emerged in full bloom as well as workshops, live music, art exhibitions, walks, talks, demonstrations, science seminars and wellness activities! Everyone can enjoy the kaleidoscope of colour and learn more about our spectacular local flora, with many of the events free or low cost. The program is packed to the brim with more than 100 events brought to you by Kings Park and its commercial partners. Discover a new side to Kings Park and Bold Park – it’s like nowhere else in the world! The 2021 Kings Park Festival is proudly presented by Kings Park and Botanic Garden, the Friends of Kings Park and Lotterywest.

01/09/2021 - 28/09/2021 Swan River Gelato gives away free ice cream for a year

Swan River Gelato is turning two this September and to celebrate are giving away a year’s supply of gelato. Owner and founder, Ben Lawrence was raised in a Gelateria in Byron Bay. His family has over 30 years’ experience making only the freshest, finest quality gelato without the use of ‘short-cut’ powders or preservatives. After chasing a career in aviation and settling in Perth it didn’t take long for Mr. Lawrence to realise the city lacked quality gelaterias making real gelato from scratch. With two locations now open in the heart of Fremantle and Leederville there is a reason to celebrate. Mr. Lawrence will be running a social media competition during the month of September for Perth’s gelato lovers to win free ice cream for a year. To enter the competition candidates will simply need to follow @swanrivergelato on Facebook or Instagram, like the competition post and tag a ... More

04/09/2021 - 27/09/2021 Artitja Fine Art Gallery SPRING SALON exhibition, York

As the canola fields radiate their yellow haze, it’s time to take a scenic drive into the historic town of York situated just 97 km east of Perth on the Avon River and pay a visit to Gallery 152 for Artitja Fine Art Gallery’s annual SPRING SALON exhibition which opens on Saturday 4 September.

There you will be met with a bright, bold explosion of colour including flowery landscapes, textile sculptures, handmade ceramics and even a car made from a discarded car sump and a painted bullock skull.

The exhibition encompasses the work of Indigenous artists from some of Australia’s most remote community art centres from the desert to the sea, including Wingellina, Fitzroy Crossing, Maningrida and presented in a salon-style leaving little wall space between paintings.

Gallery 152 set in a beautifully restored heritage... More