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10 Rad Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Shelby West - 21 Jul 2016

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We hope by now that you’ve caught enough Pokémon and are ready to re-join civilisation and participate in some social activities that don’t include training mythical creatures or hatching weird eggs. But if you’re not, that’s fine… we’ve still got some Pokévents on for you lot.

This weekend is chokkas full of art, chocolate, wine, cheese, beers, bikes and moustaches.

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

Friday 22 July


Tomorrow night, the amazingly talented Ryan Lucy is holding his exhibition opening night at the Ink Remedy Tattoo Studio in Leederville. It will feature some of his best paintings, drawings and writing pieces and the exhibition will be available for a peek or a shop for three weeks.

Where: Ink Remedy Tattoo Studio, Leederville
When: 6pm, 22 July
For more information click here


The Court always produces the goods when it comes to epic themed parties and tomorrow night is no exception… Because POKÉMON PARTY! Featuring everything from PokéStops to charging stations (BYO charger), they will have everything. Obvs come dressed as your favourite character to win some awesome prizes too.

Where: The Court, Northbridge
When: 8pm, 22 July
For more information click here

Saturday 23 July


This Michael Jackson musical tribute show will be a once in a lifetime experience and features some of Jacko’s best work. Check out this video to see what all the fuss is about and then get your tickets asap.

Where: The Astor Theatre, Perth
When: 8pm, 23 July
Tickets: $79, book here
For more information click here


You guys should head down to Roar Superfoods this Saturday arvo and get involved in their raw chocolate making workshop (YUMMMM). Make and eat raw chocolate, plus get loads of advice and tips on your batch and the different flavour combos you can create. Huzzah!

Where: Roar Superfoods, Spearwood
When: 2pm, 23 July
Tickets: $50, book here
For more information click here


The Latino Film Festival won’t be all movies and popcorn, guys… there will also be live cooking demonstrations, Latino dancers, live music, and alllll of the foodie noms as well as special screenings of some Latin classics. Head down on Saturday night to see what all the fuss is about.

Where: 97 William Street, Perth
When: 7pm, 23 July
Tickets: From $10, book here
For more information click here


Whether you’re a camembert connoisseur or go bonkers for the blue cheese, The Classroom and our pals from the Little Cheese Shop have got you covered. On Saturday they will be hosting a wine and cheese pairing night in the Principal’s Library (aka the secret room out the back) so make sure you hit them up to reserve your spot.

Where: The Classroom, North Perth
When: 5pm, 23 July
For more information click here


An event where bikes are a necessity and karaoke is mandatory,  Tour De Freo is a bicycle pub-crawl that brings people together for a boozy afternoon full of fun. There’s a few legendary destinations on the schedule, but make sure you’re at The Local Hotel at 2pm ready for all the shenanigans to begin. FYI: whether they’re grown or glued on, moustaches will get you discounts… gals included.

Where: Fremantle
When: 2pm, 23 July
For more information click here


This Saturday arvo, our pals at Bob’s Bar in the CBD will be having a US Tap Take Over. If you’re a beer enthusiast, this means that seven of the taps at Bob’s will be taken over by some classic American beers. The perfect opportunity to try something new or even become obsessed with a new favourite. Enjoy!

Where: Bob’s Bar, Perth
When: 12 noon, 23 July
For more information click here

Sunday 24 July


If you’re not too hungover on Sunday morning, grab some pals and head into the city to take park in the Swan River Run in support of over 350 charity organisations. This fun run has a short (5km) or long (14km) course option and will get your heart rate up for a good cause.

Where: Victoria Avenue
When: 7am, 24 July
For more information click here


The Pokémon craze has well and truly taken over P-town and it was only a matter of time before booze got thrown into the mix. Head into the city this Sunday arvo to join in the Pokémon Pub Crawl for some bevvies and plenty of lols. If you want to show off in front of PokéStrangers beforehand, check out this epic round up of places to catch Pokémon in Perth.

Where: City of Perth
When: 3pm, 24 July
For more information click here

Want more? Click here for more things to do in Perth!

Image credit: Tour De Freo

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