Your Free Perth Visitor Information Guide

Your Free Perth Visitor Information Guide

Events

07/03/2020 - 03/10/2020 Swan Settlers Market Petting Zoo (Free) (cancelled)

Love starts with the smallest things, like learning how to treat small animals and show them respect. Our petting zoo is back every Saturday from 9am. There are some cute critters to pet, feed and get up close and personal. This is a great way to teach your kids about pets, and all the work they need to look after them.Head to Swan Settlers Market, just past Holy Mary Cellars and next to the Kid's Chatterbox Corner.      

25/07/2020 - 31/10/2020 Scarborough Winter Markets

It’s time to throw on your best heart-warming woollies - Perth’s favourite winter markets returns to Scarborough, Saturday 25 July 2020. The Scarborough Beach Association (SBA) is once again teaming up with Perth’s favourite architects of experience, KINN & Co, to bring back The Scarborough Sunset Markets Winter Edition. Every Saturday evening (3pm – 8pm) from 25 July until 31 October, the markets will ignite Scarborough into a delicious, wintery foodie heaven. Touted as the little sister of The Scarborough Sunset Markets Summer edition, the Winter series is the perfect remedy for those winter blues. Get out in the crisp, clean ocean air, walk the famous beachside promenade and gather the troops for your new Saturday evening tradition.

28/08/2020 - 04/10/2020 Springtime in Araluen

Marvel at 150,000 tulips and hundreds of thousands of other flowers at Springtime at Araluen this August to September. This event at Araluen Botanic Park is Perth's biggest display of tulips and other springtime bulbs. While you're in the park you can also discover fabulous photo opportunities, delicious food and hop on an informative train ride. After viewing the colourful displays, be sure to purchase a delightful souvenir from the Roundhouse gift shop to remember your visit by including locally made décor or intricate jewellery. You can also follow the winding paths to view blooming magnolias, camelli and other mass plantings displaying kaleidoscopic colour. Visit the Forest Deck for Visitor Information on both the park and how to get the most out of your visit to the hills.

29/08/2020 - 31/12/2020 Farmers Market on Manning

Enjoy the freshest produce in a relaxing atmosphere with Farmers Market on Manning! Bring the family, bring your empty bags and stock up on farm fresh produce at bargain prices, while enjoying the fun and stress-free atmosphere that the outdoor market brings. Fresh fruit and vegetables, fresh meat and fish, fresh flowers and lots more! Open 7.30am-12.30pm Every Saturday.

01/09/2020 - 30/09/2020 Quokka Birthday Party

Join us in celebrating the Quokka Birthday this September. You may have spotted the adorable joeys peeping out of their mum’s pouches throughout winter and come spring, they’ll be ready to hop out into the big wide world. Now that’s cause for celebration! After the inaugural Quokka Birthday last year, we’re bringing the festivities back for 2020 and extending the fun for the entire month of September so everyone can join us in honouring these much loved members of the Rottnest family. With party activities for young and old, music, entertainment and special offers, plus appearances from the guests of honour themselves – this is one birthday celebration you won’t want to miss. Plus, as an extra special gift from the Quokkas, kids aged 12 and under can travel to the Island for free for the whole month (terms apply)!

01/09/2020 - 30/09/2020 King's Park Festival

Join the 2020 Kings Park Festival for 'the greatest wildflower show on Earth' this September in Perth, Western Australia. See thousands of extraordinary wildflowers from all over the vast state of Western Australia blooming all in one spot – in spectacular Kings Park and Botanic Garden. The Festival runs 1 – 30 September and will host an extravaganza of events and activities for art lovers, garden gurus, keen conservationists and enthusiasts of the beautiful Western Australian environment. Free guided walks, exhibitions, live music, science talks and other activities will take place amongst a sea of wildflowers. Iconic WA wildflowers like kangaroo paws, fairy orchids, Qualup bells and masses of pink everlastings are just some of the 3,000 plant species growing in the park.

16/09/2020 - 01/12/2020 Scitech Earth Matters; Rethink The Future

Scitech has a brand new, multisensory exhibition, exploring the changes happening on Earth and how we can innovate solutions for a more sustainable future! In Earth Matters; Rethink the Future, dive deep into the science behind biodiversity, climate and carbon emissions and discover how the smallest of actions can have a big impact on the world around us. See the inner workings of a tree, learn about endangered species and step into a banksia woodland to discover what effect your actions have on the fragile ecosystem. Use pedal power to explore renewable electricity generation, storage and transfer and unearth ways to give nature a helping hand, starting with your own backyard. Plus, there are inspiring new shows in the Scitech Planetarium and Chevron Science Theatre and an interactive sustainability project in the Rio Tinto Tinkering Space. Entry to Earth Matters is included ... More

24/09/2020 - 04/10/2020 Revelation Perth International Film Festival 2020

Since 1997, the Revelation Perth International Film Festival event has developed from a range of alternative and independent screen culture activities and experiments to what is regarded as one of Australia's most unique annual screen activities. Taking place in cinemas, bars and clubs around the country this strange brew embraced live music, performance, movies and all manner of strange and unusual activity. Revelation maintains its focus on progressive and inspiring works and embraces audiences of all ages, tastes and backgrounds. Like the films it presents, the event maintains an energy and enthusiasm for the industry quite unlike any other film festival in the country.

24/09/2020 - 03/10/2020 Subiaco Lounge Series

Dive into a kaleidoscope of open-air performances and intimate-style gigs hosted by Subiaco’s restaurants and bars over two consecutive weekends from the 24 September to 03 October. Within the program, you’ll discover music that celebrates many cultural and stylistic layers. From African dance to Gyspy jazz, from European folk to string quartets, from chilled folk club vibes to full-blown funk and soul. Improvised jazz meets live art, instrument makers reveal secrets and musical surprises pop up in laneways and on corners. A deco bar becomes a hub for jazz of all colours and a carpark ignites with a fusion of brass driven dance music. The full program can be found at on The See Subiaco website.