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10 Extraordinary Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Pim Pattanasuk - 20 Apr 2017

Easter might be over but that’s nothing to cry about because we’ve got another awesome line up of events for you to enjoy this weekend before yet another short work week thanks to ANZAC Day next Tuesday. Whether you balance out all of the chocolate you’ve eaten over the last week with some salty, fatty goodness at the Bacon Festival or head to the Bali Beach Party for loads of island vibes on The Aviary’s rooftop, this weekend is going to be a goodun!

Here are 10 extraordinary things to do in Perth this weekend.

All Weekend

Fremantle Bacon Festival | Fremantle

Yep, you read correctly, an entire festival dedicated to everyone’s favourite breakfast weakness. What a time to be alive! Expect bacon cook-offs, bacon ice cream and bacon cocktails, plus plenty of other bacon-related activities. We’ll see you there!

Where: Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle
When: Saturday 22 April, 12pm—8pm, Sunday 23 April, 12pm—7pm
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Tickets: $15, get them here

Smokin’ In The City | Perth CBD

Just when you thought all the BBQ fun was over, Smokin’ In The City storms in with their fourth annual BBQ challenge. The hot contenders start stoking up their BBQs on Saturday and the big battle goes down on Sunday.

Where: Forrest Chase, Perth
When: Saturday 22 April, 5:30pm—11:30pm, Sunday 23 April, 11am onwards
For more information click here

Torn | Perth CBD

It’s the last weekend to catch UK export Hayley Welsh’s exhibition, Torn, at Linton & Kay. Featuring Welsh’s signature whimsical critters, the exhibition is a little darker and retrospective than her norm, but we love it just as much as the rest of her stuff!

Where: Linton & Kay, 137 St George’s Terrace, Perth
When: All weekend
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Friday 21 April

Morgan Bain | Scarborough

Morgan Bain, WA’s very talented and dreamy singer/songwriter with incredible fingers on the acoustic, will be playing a very intimate show at El Grotto this Friday night. Ladies, prepare to be swept off your feet as he works his magic.

Where: El Grotto, Scarborough
When: Friday 21 April, 8pm—11pm
For more information click here

Tickets: $15, get them at the door

Rascals Opening Night | Perth

*PSA* to the night owls, party animals and those of us who are fashionably late. A brand new club night is coming to Perth and it’s dedicated to you lot. Satisfy your late night binge with party jams and good times at Rascals Opening Night.

Where: 393 Murray Street, Perth (entry through the alley)
When: Friday 21 April, 12am—5am
For more information click here

Tickets: $15, get them at the door

Saturday 22 April

The Lumineers + The Money War & The Hunting Birds | Perth

Hey ho! In celebration of their second album, Cleopatra, the talented trio behind some monster chart-topping hits are touring Perth. This is your chance to folk out with these legends for a whole night of singalongs. 

Where: Metro City, Northbridge
When: Saturday 22 April, 7pm—11pm
For more information click here

Tickets: $83, get them here

Vera Blue Private Tour | Perth

Sydney-bred Vera Blue has exploded since 2016. Her debut EP, Fingertips, brought her to the attention of Flume, and Illy none the less. Get ready to be captivated by her.

Where: Amplifier Capitol, Perth
When: Saturday 22 April, 8pm—11pm
For more information click here

Tickets: $40.20, get them here

Sunday 23 April

Perth’s Young Chefs Lunch | Swanbourne

Prepare to be elegantly satisfied as four talented up and comers from Perth’s leading restaurants including Amanda Yong from Wildflower, Luke Foyle from Lulu La Delizia, Benn Rowe from Rockpool and Jayden Baggett from The Shorehouse cook up a four-course storm (drinks inclusive). If this isn’t the ultimate way to spend your Sunday then we don’t know what is!

Where: The Shorehouse, Swanbourne  
When: Sunday 23 April 1pm—4pm
For more information click here

Tickets: $150, get them here

The Bali Beach Club | Perth

Craving a cheeky Bali trip? Well, hit up one of Perth’s most beloved rooftop bars as it’s decked head to toe with island vibes. Want the real deal? You can go in the running to win a getaway to WA’s second capital city…Bali. Terima kasih!

Where: The Aviary, Perth
When: Sunday 23 April, 11am—10pm
For more information click here

Monday 24 April

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Immersive Event | Leederville

Here’s a little bonus for you (seeing as half of you will take Monday off work anyway), Luna Leederville is throwing a Harry Potter viewing party bonanza! The Sunday event was a sell-out so they’ve put on another night, you’ll want to get in quick to score yourself a night of wizarding fun. Tickets include a goodie bag and access to the pop-up bar which will be flogging alcoholic butterbeers. Be sure to dress in your best robes.

Where: Luna Leederville, 155 Oxford Street, Leederville
When: Monday 24 April, pm
For more information click here

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Image credit: Smokin' The City

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