Your Free Perth Visitor Information Guide

Your Free Perth Visitor Information Guide

Events

14/10/2019 - 06/04/2020 Inglewood Night Markets (cancelled)

Another fabulous season has started, The Inglewood Monday Night Markets has fast become synonymous with #nocookmondays. Open from 6pm on Mondays from 14th October through until 6th April. We are picky about who we invite to be part of our little market gang. Only the best quality food, drink, services, gifts and homewares are available via our amazing local businesses and the mobile vendors who come from all over the Metro area to be part of the BEST market in Perth! Not content with what you can see we also cater for your ears, and have buskers to entertain and delight you throughout the evening. We love families and not just the small humankind, we LOVE a good dog show every now and again, and welcome the specialty vendors to cater for your fur babies. More tables and chairs, more open spaces, new food vendors and more variety. The markets are a combination of food trucks, m... More

02/11/2019 - 14/04/2020 Container - The box that changed the world exhibition

Discover how the humble shipping container has revolutionised the way we live! This free outdoor exhibition will lift the lid on the history and impact of containerisation—visitors can literally ‘step inside the box’ to learn about shipping, ports, cargo, the impact of containerisation on the ocean, the origins of everyday objects and even container architecture. Container is housed in six colourful 20-foot shipping containers peppered along the port, from outside WA Maritime Museum trailing down to E Shed Markets. In today’s global world you may drink coffee from Brazil or a smoothie containing frozen fruit from China. You could be wearing clothes made in India, watching a TV made in Japan while sitting on a sofa containing wood from Argentina on a laminate floor manufactured in Sweden. All of this has been made possible by a rectangular steel box – the shipping container. Co... More

11/11/2019 - 10/05/2020 Science Fiction, Science Future (postponed)

Move objects with your mind, turn invisible, be mimicked by a robot and see augmented reality in action in Science Fiction, Science Future. This visually compelling exhibition provides opportunities for creativity and innovation on a large scale. Engaging exhibits enable visitors to develop a deeper understanding of how science fiction ideas and concepts might become the science reality of tomorrow. Science Fiction, Science Future engages visitors with exciting hands-on and full-body experiences incorporating robots, invisibility, mind control, holograms and augmented reality. High-impact graphic panels convey information on medical technology, communication and transport and include links to science fiction films and pop-culture references. With interactive, engaging exhibits that challenge the mind and body and a stunning visual environment, this exhibition sets the stage fo... More

28/11/2019 - 18/04/2020 Telethon 7 Community Cinemas (Cancelled)

Perth's Family-Friendly Outdoor Cinemas! Telethon Community Cinemas is Perth’s family-friendly affordable community outdoor cinema proudly donating all its profits to charities improving the quality of life of kids in a health or physical ability crisis. Over 700 volunteers run the event each year and to date over $9 million has been raised. The community cinema group screens blockbuster films, classics and all your favourite movies throughout Perth's Summer months at four locations; Burswood, Bassendean, Murdoch, Joondalup.

07/12/2019 - 26/04/2020 Ancient Rome: Epic Innovators and Engineers (cancelled)

Travel back in time and discover the determination, machines and genius that carved the great Roman Empire! Ancient Rome: Epic Innovators and Engineers opens Saturday 7 December at WA Maritime Museum in Fremantle. This family-friendly exhibition features carefully reconstructed replica machines that reflect one of the most technologically significant times in human history. The Roman Imperial period (52BC – 476AD) was an era of massive construction and large scale technical innovation that brought about unprecedented wellbeing. Many of the objects, concepts and machines are still part of our modern lives. Exhibition creators have reconstructed ancient Roman technology using the same materials and techniques used thousands of years ago. You will see models, catapults, frescoes, armour, weapons, busts and more. The entire family will enjoy learning about this fascinating era, fr... More

22/01/2020 - 22/04/2020 Lefty Food Trucks at the Left Bank (Cancelled)

The Left Bank kicks off its annual Lefty Food Truck night on the 22nd January 2020 but is adding a table tennis competition with a twist. ‘Beat the Boomer’ will see Gordon Lee (our 80 plus year young), an inductee into the Fremantle Wall of Fame and 2009 Gold Medal winner in the Worlds Masters competition, pit himself up against unsuspecting competitors as they try and ‘Beat the Boomer’. Now in its fifth year, guests can expect a monthly rotation of Perth’s best food trucks along with entertainment from solo entertainers bringing background music to compliment the river view and family vibe. The evening's highlight will be the addition of the table tennis competition, and guests can enter to compete with a gold coin donation to Gordon’s local club – Fremantle Table Tennis Club. If anyone can beat Gordon, who has been ranked Australian No. 1 in his age group numerous times, they ... More

24/01/2020 - 26/06/2020 Nyumbi Yagan Square (cancelled)

Experience the world's oldest living culture through music and dance. Immerse yourself in Western Australia's Noongar culture as Aboriginal dancers perform traditional song and dance and share stories of our rich culture and history. Visit the Yagan Square amphitheatre to enjoy free Aboriginal performances every  Friday evening from 24 January to 26 June, 5.30pm - 6.15pm.

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.      

11/03/2020 - 08/04/2020 the Alliance Française French Film Festival (postponed)

2020 welcomes both a new decade and the sparkling 31st edition of the Alliance Française French Film Festival. In keeping with such a momentous year, this beloved event will once again unveil a thrilling selection of contemporary French cinema, guaranteed to captivate and stimulate audiences around the country. Presented by the Alliance Française in association with the Embassy of France in Australia and Unifrance Films, the 2020 season screens at Luna on SX, the Windsor and Camelot Outdoor Cinema 11 March to 12 April 2020.