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Spring events & festivals

Check out some of the fantastic events, festivals and activities coming up in Perth this season!

  • Shark Sleepover for Slime Time

    Hillarys | Dates: 28 – 29 Sep, 2017
    These school holidays get the kids out of the house, off screens and trying something totally unique - like sleeping under the sea! AQWA is hosting a special Slime Time edition of its Shark Sleepover program on Thursday 28 September. Kids aged 7-12 years can discover more about AQWA's amazing marine animals, with a night of exclusive tours and activities designed to educate and enthral.
  • Fremantle Markets Wildlife Zoo

    Fremantle | Dates: 29 Sep – 08 Oct, 2017
    Get up close and personal with native wildlife at the Fremantle Markets every Friday from 12pm - 2pm during the school holidays. Enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with native Australian animals such as koalas and snakes.
  • 2017 AWESOME Arts Festival

    Perth | Dates: 30 Sep – 08 Oct, 2017
    The Perth Cultural Centre will come alive this October school holidays as the AWESOME International Arts Festival for Bright Young Things brings the best in theatre, dance, music, puppetry, visual arts and more, from around the world, right to your front doorstep.
  • Bibbulmun Track Walking with Dad Weekend

    Perth Hills | Dates: 30 Sep – 01 Oct, 2017
    Enjoy a Walking with Dad Weekend along the Bibbulmun Track from Saturday 30 September - Sunday 1 October. Kids grow up so quickly and before you know it, they have flown the nest! Savour this time by creating as many wonderful memories together as possible.
  • Millbrook Winery Spring Lunch

    Jarrahdale | Dates: 30 – 30 Sep, 2017
    Spring at Millbrook is a beautiful time with the vineyard emerging from dormancy and fruit trees bursting with colour. What better way to celebrate the season than with their annual Spring Lunch on Saturday 30 September from 11.30am.
  • 2017 AFL Grand Final at Esplanade Hotel Fremantle

    Fremantle | Dates: 30 – 30 Sep, 2017
    Watch the biggest Australian sporting event of the year in Fremantle for FREE! The 2017 AFL Grand Final will be played live on six big screens, including three in the beer garden, at the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle - by Rydges.
  • Dr Dolittle Goes Bush on the Bibbulmun Track

    Kalamunda | Dates: 30 – 30 Sep, 2017
    Get your children away from the television and amongst nature along the Bibbulmun Track with Dr Dolittle Goes Bush on Saturday 30 September. Walk 2km to a typical campsite to meet the friendly native creatures from Kanyana Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.
  • Lionel Richie

    Perth | Dates: 30 – 30 Sep, 2017
    Multi-platinum-selling artist, multiple Grammy Award® winner and music icon, Lionel Richie will bring his ALL THE HITS TOUR to Perth Arena on Saturday 30 September. Special guests on the tour are CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers.
  • Perth Hills Spring Festival

    Perth Hills | Dates: 01 – 31 Oct, 2017
    Shake off those post-Winter blues at the Perth Hills Spring Festival! In October - make the most of all that this stunning region has to offer. ​As well as spectacular scenery, tempting wineries, boutique shopping and cafés aplenty, every weekend of October, Kalamunda will be filled with a host of events and activities.
  • Get Lost with Steve on the Bibbulmun Track

    Mundaring | Dates: 01 – 01 Oct, 2017
    Do you have little or no direction in your life? Do you really know how to use a compass? Then Get Lost with Steve on the Bibbulmun Track on Sunday 1 October. Steve will guide you through a series of practical and theoretical exercises on and near the Track in Mundaring.
  • Jarrahdale Log Chop and Serpentine Jarrahdale Lions Country Fair

    Jarrahdale | Dates: 01 – 01 Oct, 2017
    Come and celebrate and watch the strength and skill of the log chopping events at the Jarrahdale Log Chop and Serpentine Jarrahdale Lions Country Fair on Sunday 1 October. Try some delicious food from the many vendors or enjoy a refreshing drink at the licensed bar.
  • Harris Organic Wines Sunday Morning Walks

    Baskerville, Swan Valley | Dates: 01 – 15 Oct, 2017
    Come for a pleasant walk amongst the vines at Harris Organic Wines on 1, 8 & 15 October 2017 from 10am. Join Harris Organic Wines for a pleasant vineyard walk amongst the vines, followed by a wine tasting in the blossoming green of spring. Head winemaker, Duncan, will explain what's happening with the spring growth and what he does to ensure a good harvest in the summer.
  • Armadale Hawkers Markets

    Armadale | Dates: 03 – 10 Oct, 2017
    If you love great food, culture and live music, then these markets are for you! As we head into summer it’s a perfect excuse to take a night off cooking and eat out with your family and friends. Set in the leafy surrounds of Memorial Park, it's the perfect place to bring the kids as they can play in the adventure playground and run around on the grass in the large amphitheatre.
  • Family Buffet Movie Nights - October

    Fremantle | Dates: 03 – 03 Oct, 2017
    Enjoy a delicious family buffet dinner and movie night at the Atrium Garden Restaurant, Fremantle during the school holidays on Tuesday 3 October from 5.30pm. Dinner starts at 5.30pm, then settle the kids in at 6pm to watch Moana while you enjoy your own dinner.
  • Bibbulmun Track Teen Trek

    Dwellingup | Dates: 04 – 06 Oct, 2017
    The Bibbulmun Track Teen Trek is a three-day expedition for teenagers, camping out and experiencing the fun and camaraderie of being in and connecting with, the bush and with others their age. Along the way, guides will present them with some mental and physical challenges. Stimulate their minds and bodies, get them away from the X-Box and PlayStation and tackle Nature Deficit Disorder.

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