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10 Awesome Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Chris Crellin - 27 Oct 2016

This coming weekend is enormous! It’s all about culture and a few spooks, plus rooftop movies, cultural festivals, fitness and even a little something for your pup!

Check out these 10 awesome things to do in Perth this weekend.

All Weekend

Rooftop Movies | Perth

The Rooftop Movies season kicks off tonight and this weekend is paying homage to all things Halloween. From tomorrow til Sunday there will be three spooky movies screening to get you in the mood for Halloween; Shaun of the Dead on Friday, Blair Witch Saturday and Evil Dead 2 on Sunday.

Where: Rooftop Movies, 68 Roe Street, Northbridge
When: Doors open 6pm, Movie starts 8pm, 27 October
Tickets: From $13, book here
For more information click here

Friday 28th October

Fremantle Festival | Fremantle

The Fremantle Festival is back and running over 10 days in celebration of Freo and all it has to offer. Starting tomorrow, there will be Aboriginal cultural celebrations, music from the likes of Bernard Fanning and a range of theatre productions. There’s a bunch of free and ticketed events so be sure to get involved—even if it is just to have a few drinks at the PegLeg pop-up bar in Kings Square (which TBH is probably where you’ll find us!)

Where: Fremantle
When: 28 October – 6 November
Tickets: Click here
For more information click here

Enex Style Sessions | Perth

If you’re in need of some lifestyle inspo, be sure to check out the Enex style series this weekend. Some of Australia’s top athletes, fashionistas and creatives will come together to host a bunch of workshops to share their experiences, habits and goals. These sessions wrap up for good next Friday so make sure you check them out while you can.

Where: Enex Perth, 683 Hay Street Mall
When: 1pm & 6pm, 28 October
Tickets: Free, book here
For more information click here

140 Arcade | Perth

If arcade games are your thing, then 140 laneway is where you want to be this weekend. From 4pm tomorrow and again on Saturday, the laneways of 140 are transforming into a gaming haven where 70s, 80s and 90s classics will take over, with the likes of NBA Jam, Super Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat. There will also be a bunch of street food bites and beverages, DJ Yonjovi and a ton of giveaways.

Where: 140 William Street, Perth
When: 4-10pm, 28 October & 10am-2.30pm, 29 October
Tickets: Free
For more information click here

Saturday 29th October

True Grit | Newlands

For all the fitness fanatics out there this is definitely something you want to get down and dirty to. You’ll be gritting your teeth to get through this military inspired obstacle course that runs 10-12km with 30 obstacles, but it’ll be well worth it once you’re finished!

Where: 1901 Ryalls Road, Newlands
When: 29 & 30 October
Tickets: From $125, book here
For more information click here

Hip Hop Yoga | Perth

The name says it all. From Brooklyn in New York to Hyde Park in Perth, this event will merge hip hop tunes with yoga moves. This event is for all level of yogis, so whether you’re a beginner or a Lululemon fanatic this one is for you!

Where: Hyde Park, Perth
When: 9am-1pm, 29 October
Tickets: From $20, book here
For more information click here

UnWined Subiaco | Subiaco

Get a drink in one hand and some tapas in the other—is there any better way to unwind and relax? UnWined is one big celebration of Western Australia’s alcohol and food, and that’s something we can get on board with. Throughout the day there will be live music, cooking demos and wine tastings to get you right into the spirit.

Where: Market Square Park, Subiaco
When: 11.30am-5pm, 29 & 30 October
Tickets: From $25, book here
For more information click here

Little Italy by the Sea | Fremantle

This weekend is a great chance to eat all the pizza and pasta and drink espresso like Nonna would want you to. Fremantle fishing boat harbour is transforming into piazzas that will be partying true Italian style. There will also be the Australian speciality coffee championship and an abundance of Italian art, dance and La Dolce Vita dinner party – That’s Amore.

Where: Bather’s Beach & Fishing Boat Harbour, Fremantle
When: 12-10pm, 29 October & 12-9pm, 30 October
For more information click here

Sunday 30th October

Paw-some Day Out | North Beach

This Sunday, head down to Charles Riley Memorial Reserve with your pup and get involved in some awesome activities, competitions and obstacles courses. Owners are not forgotten as there will also be a number of food trucks serving some great bites and the chance to renew your pets rego and pick up a little gift for them on the way.

Where: Charles Riley Memorial Reserve, North Beach
When: 9am-12pm, 30 October
For more information click here

One Day Block Party,  Rosemount Hotel | North Perth

The Rosemount and One Day, a hip hop collective, will be hosting a block party featuring live music, art and all around good times. It runs from 1pm until late and if you get there on time you’ll get yourself a drink and bite on the house, so get in early and keep the good times rolling.

Where: Rosemount Hotel
When: 1pm–late, 30 October
Tickets: From $10, book here
For more information click here

Looking for more? Click here for things to do in Perth.

Image credit: Fremantle Story

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