Perth, Western Australia is the sunniest Australian capital city built around the beautiful Swan River and surrounded by picturesque beaches.
Relax and unwind in the WA lifestyle of sparkling beaches, cafes, and vineyards, whilst enjoying the benefits of a metropolitan city, complete with world-class hotels, vibrant bars and nightlife, fantastic restaurants and a thriving art and culture scene.
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The Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival is the flagship annual literature event of Arts Margaret River. It is the biggest regional literary event in Western Australia and aims to foster a love of literature and the arts within the community. Each year, the festival brings an array of thought-provoking writers to the region including novelists, journalists, academics and established and emerging storytellers from WA, interstate and overseas. The 2019 festival program explores wild, weird and wonderful stories that expand…Find out more »
The Unearthed Festival showcases the beauty and diversity of the Southern Forests through its food and wine, art, heritage and of course nature-based adventure. Unearthed Pemberton presents a series of open gates, open studios and events under three categories: Food & Wine, Art & Heritage Adventure The Southern Forest region while often visited hides much of its treasures behind the farm gate, the artists studio and local secrets. We aim to open and share these to give the visitor a…Find out more »
Celebrate harvest time in the Bickley-Carmel Valley as the region comes to life under the autumn leaves. Explore the hills and sample all the mouth-watering produce of the Bickley-Carmel Valleys including award-winning wines, cider, delicious food and farm fresh fruit from the trees. This year 17 fantastic venues will be participating in the festival. We suggest checking out the Bickley Valley Festival social media channels to see what’s on and where. Download the Bickley Valley Harvest Festival APP here Bickley…Find out more »
On Saturday the 4th of May 2019 the streets, laneways and footpaths of Fremantle will come alive as a line up of the cities best venues open their doors, transforming into the the ultimate self-guided cellar door experience. Promising another fresh, self-guided wine tasting experience, Urban Wine Walk is an afternoon out you and your friends won't want to miss! You'll enjoy unique experiences at a hand-picked selection of local bars and restaurants whilst of course sampling wines from the…Find out more »
The Perth Chung Wah Cultural Festival is a showcase of Western Australian Chinese culture and tradition, set in Burswood Park on the banks of the beautiful Swan River from 12 May to 18 May 2019. FREE ACTIVITIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Beginning with a spectacular dragon boat race and finishing with a lotus flower ceremony, the 7-day festival is a great way for everyone to experience ancient Chinese culture. MARKETS, ACTIVITIES & PERFORMANCES During the festival, Burswood Park will be…Find out more »
Scarborough Sunset Markets Winter Edition in the perfect remedy for those winter blues and cabin fever feels. We are inviting Scarborough locals, visitors and the peeps of Perth to rug up in your favourite winter woollies and return to Scarborough Square for soul-warming winter eats from Perth's best foodies, toasty treats from artisan dessert makers, red hot beats from our resident DJ and roaring fire pits with marshmallow roasting to boot! Find out moreFind out more »
The Ningaloo Whaleshark Festival is an annual event held in and around the town of Exmouth in May, celebrating the annual whale shark migration to the region. Across three days, the festival offers a range of activities and entertainment for the whole family. Key highlights include music performances, markets and food stalls as well as the opening night - a gala dinner with delicious food and wine along with live entertainment. Find out moreFind out more »
Uniquely South West in character, Jazz by the Bay delivers amazing jazz experiences with fine wine and food in iconic natural spaces and spectacular venues throughout Busselton, Dunsborough and Margaret River. Find out moreFind out more »
Don't let the winter get you down. Get down to Yagan Square and discover the best of WA wines. Also serving beer, cider and cocktails, great tunes from local DJ's and heaters to keep the cold at bay. Find out MoreFind out more »
An all weekend celebration of one of the world's most luxurious ingredients, fresh black truffles, just minutes from where they are unearthed. Manjimup is the heart of Australian truffle country with more truffles found here than anywhere in the Southern Hemisphere. Join in the festivities and be consumed by the heady aroma of truffles at their freshest; go hunting, taste your way through the Festival Village, meet farmers and growers, discover local wine and produce and indulge in truffle laden experiences…Find out more »
Now in its third year, Perth’s Skating At pop-up ice-skating rink will be located in the city centre at Elizabeth Quay. This affordable family-friendly event is ideal for people of all ages and skill levels as Skating At will offer something for everyone. The ice rink offers a world-class family friendly entertainment precinct with magical lighting, music, fantastic rides including ice slides, jumping castles, Kanga skating aids and delicious food and beverage. Find out moreFind out more »
Winterworld Fremantle is a wondrous place where families and friends rug up and come together to revel in the magic of our favourite season! Activities include ice skating under falling snow, a snow pit, face painting, lots to eat and drink and much more. Find out moreFind out more »
Perth and Western Australia host some of the most outstanding jazz talent in the country. King St Corner Pocket will showcase these exceptional local artists, emerging and established, in a fun filled festival where you don’t have to walk more than 50m to hear a new sound. Festival performances will be 50-60 minutes long, with performances overlapping between 5.30pm & 9.00pm each night at different venues in and around King Street, offering audiences the choice to mix and match their…Find out more »
Break up with your doona. Then enter a loving relationship with winter down south this July. Choose from events that embrace all the best food, wine and music of the region, laden with unexpected twists and turns. You’ll find winter feasts, rich wines, magnificent parties, live music and wilderness that grows from the inside out. Choose from the weird, the decadent and the raucous – a celebration of what matters amidst stormy skies and open fires in the epic Margaret…Find out more »
The annual 2 day Avon Descent is happening on 3 & 4 August 2019. Join the full two day race in a powerboat, kayak, ski or SUP, as part of a single, double or a relay team or simply show up to spectate (we recommend the vantage points from Bells Rapids). Find out moreFind out more »
A whole weekend filled with what the name suggests, good food and wine. With hundreds of local and international guests for any inspiring chef, this is not to be missed. Ticketed event with celebrity guests and presentations. Find out More.Find out more »
Set in the seaside centres of Busselton, Bunbury, Dunsborough and the Margaret River wine region, CinefestOZ premieres feature films and events in the region’s cinemas, wineries, small bars and galleries, making it a feast for the senses and an unforgettable five-day getaway. Find out moreFind out more »
The IGA Perth Royal Show is the highlight of the spring school holidays kicking off on Saturday September 28 and concluding on Saturday 5 October 2019. All entertainment and key attractions are free. There is almost $1 million of free Show entertainment including the highly anticipated Flight Centre Fireworks Spectacular every night at 8pm. With free attractions filled with animals, food and agricultural experiences, the Show is an entertaining and fun family day out. Find out moreFind out more »
Fremantle Markets was established in 1897 and has become one of the most recognised and celebrated attractions in Fremantle. With over 150 stalls under the one roof and steeped in Fremantle’s rich indigenous, maritime, convict, colonial and migrant history, the Market is one of the most visited places in WA. Step inside and you’ll find yourself surrounded by the irresistible waft of home-brewed coffee and the characteristic sounds of the beloved busking musicians while you wander through colourful aisles of…Find out more »