Your Free Perth Visitor Information Guide

Your Free Perth Visitor Information Guide

Events

20/12/2020 - 16/05/2021 Vikings: Warriors of the North, Giants of the Sea Exhibition

The largest collection of authentic Viking artefacts to ever come to Western Australia is now on display at the WA Maritime Museum in Fremantle! The international touring exhibition Vikings: Warriors of the North, Giants of the Sea offers a fascinating glimpse into the dramatic world of ancient Vikings at home and abroad. Developed by the National Museum of Denmark and Museums Partner, Vikings explores the incredible Viking legacy. It also aims to distill some of the myths about Vikings (for instance they didn’t wear horned helmets!) and accurately depict Viking peoples’ domestic life, religion, craftsmanship, as well as raiding and trading culture. Western Australian Museum CEO Alec Coles said the displays and stories also give an insight into the lives of Vikings as warriors, traders, farmers, great engineers, shipbuilders, and seafarers. It includes the role of women within... More

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!

22/01/2021 - 23/04/2021 Live Music at The Island, Elizabeth Quay

Enjoy the best views in town and Perth's glorious warm summer nights. Local musicians and DJs perform on our outdoor stage. Spend your weekend lounging on our outdoor seating with a pint of Little Island Brewing Co. beer and the best wood fired pizzas on earth. Free entry. To see who's playing this weekend, check out our latest Facebook or Instagram posts!

24/03/2021 - 27/05/2021 Festibowl

The 2021 Great Australian Bowl off! The count down is on! Festibowl is Perth’s original Lawn Bowls pop-up festival, running throughout the summer. Freshly cut grass beneath your feet, blue sky above, ice cold drink in hand, sizzling street food aromas wafting through the air and lively beats for those who boogie, it is a wonderful festival to rock n’ bowl night out. Turning lawn bowling on its head at the first ever Festibowl- Lawn bowling has long been associated with the older members of our society. However, a new form of bowling is attracting a younger audience. This March, Festibowl is taking over Lake Monger Recreation Club every Thursday for its inaugural festival.

27/03/2021 - 16/07/2021 The Lester Prize - Call For Entries Now Open

The Lester Prize is one of Australia's most prestigious art prizes which puts both artists and community front-and-centre. We're on the hunt once again for the country's most talented portrait artists. Help us celebrate the art of portraiture and submit your work for the chance to win a part of over $90,000 in cash and prizes. Visit www.lesterprize.com to enter online and download our Terms & Conditions and Consent Forms. MAIN AWARDS | Entries close 25 June 2021 YOUTH AWARDS | Entries close 16 July 2021

02/04/2021 - 18/04/2021 School Holidays at Scitech

Step into Scitech these school holidays and explore the wonderful world of weather! Come rain, hail or shine, families are guaranteed a fun day out filled with curious science experiences for all ages. From rain clouds to firestorms, get blown away by new shows, featuring the science and stories behind the weather. Discover the ingredients for fire in A Perfect Firestorm and join Scitech’s puppets on the big stage for One Fine Day. Plus, splash around in Discoverland, blast sky high in the Planetarium, and experience the changing Noongar seasons in the stunning Banksia woodland exhibit. With kids under 4 free, $5 all-day parking, and picnic facilities, Scitech presents the perfect holiday destination, whatever the weather. Plan ahead and book your tickets online now!

09/04/2021 - 23/04/2021 Live Sessions at the Crown Nightclub

Crown Nightclub welcomes Live Sessions to the stage this April. Featuring a hugely entertaining line-up of weekend headliners in a relaxed lounge setting, there’s a show for every taste. Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy fun-filled throwbacks to ABBA and Fleetwood Mac, or sit back and enjoy the easy listening songs of Michael Buble and Burt Bacharat. With different shows every Friday and Saturday night to choose from, Live Sessions has your next night out sorted.

10/04/2021 - 18/04/2021 Waroona Art Trail

While fabulous art in numerous mediums is always on display in the gallery at Waroona Visitor Centre, during Peel Open Studios (Sat April 10 to Sun April 18) locals and visitors will also have the chance to meet the creatives behind the works the Centre is renowned for. Artists and makers will chat with visitors and demonstrate their skills in jewellery and card making, tatting, patchwork, painting and sketching, hyperbolic crochet, felting and mixed media. The iconic Mooriel will be resplendent in an outfit of colourful crocheted mandalas and pompoms to complement the yarn bombed verandah and nearby tourist bay.  Waroona’s Mini Trail includes both private and public art – Drakesbrook Antiques and Collectables with their fabulous collection of all things wonderful, and street art such as the beautifully carved and painted bush poles, fabulous murals, and intricate sculpture... More

10/04/2021 - 18/04/2021 This is Funmantle

Bring the family to explore Fremantle through the eyes of the kids as they experience eight carnival rides across four seaside locations including Salty Sailors Landing at Bathers Beach, Magical Market Bazaar outside Fremantle Markets, Shipwreck Alley outside the WA Shipwreck Museum and Mystical Kings Castle at Esplanade Reserve. THIS IS FUNMANTLE will run from Saturday 10 - Sunday 18 April and is suitable for most children ages 2–12. Booking is essential. This is a ticketed event and sales are online only. You are encouraged to book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets to this seaside adventure trail are only $5 (+ 95c booking fee) per child and includes entry to eight carnival rides - Runaway Train Rollercoaster, Fiesta Balloon, Camelot Castle, Taxi Jets, Storm, Jurassic Temple, Mini Ferris Wheel and children's favourite, the Cup & Saucer. Ticket holders who complet... More

16/04/2021 - 18/04/2021 Heritage Perth Weekend - Boorloo Kwedjang Bardip Yanginy

In its 11th year, Heritage Perth Weekend 2021/ Boorloo Kwedjang Bardip Yanginy running from Friday 16 April - Sunday 18 April is an event that celebrates Perth City's unique natural, built and social history and heritage. It aims to engender a sense of community pride in our cultural heritage and to promote its value in the contribution it makes to our community now and in the future. The event programme features history and heritage walks, talks 'behind the scenes' tours of iconic and curious heritage buildings, children's activities, exhibitions and experiences.