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11 Super Fun Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Anna Franklyn - 29 Sep 2016

This weekend might not be quite as long as the last one but it’s still going to be mighty fun! We’ve got 90s parties, comedy, markets and spring festivals and of course, everyone’s favourite day of the year, the AFL grand final!

Here are 11 super fun things to do this weekend.

All Weekend

Perth Hills Festival | Kalamunda

The hills are alive for the month of October! It’s wildflower season so there’s obviously some pretty speccy sights to be seen, but the Perth Hills Festival is also on each weekend of October, giving you even more reason to go and visit. There are plenty of events on so make sure you check out the program before you go.

Where: Various Locations, Perth Hills
When: All Weekend
For more information click here

Friday 30 September

Comedy Hypnosis | Perth

If you’re the type to cower in your seat when a performer is looking for a volunteer then this one might not be for you, because Matt Hale—the award winning hypnotist and comedian—is all about audience participation! Go with a group and hope to god that at least one of your friends get picked!

Where: Rigby's Bar & Bistro, Perth
When: 7-9:30pm, Friday 30 September
Tickets: $60, book here
For more information click here

The 90s Party | Perth

It’s the 25th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind so what better way to celebrate than with a massive 90s party?! Put on your dancing shoes and head to Amplifier and Capitol for some awesome 90s tunes.

Where: Amplifier & Capitol, Perth
When: From 9pm, Friday 30 September
Tickets: $10 on the door
For more information click here 

Saturday 1 October

AFL Grand Final | Everywhere

Whether you’re a massive football nut or not, there’s nothing like getting amongst the atmosphere of the grand final with your mates. So pick a team and start barracking. Want to know where to watch it? Check out these places.

Where: All over Perth!
When: 12:30pm, Saturday 1 October
For more information click here 

Millbrook Spring Lunch | Jarrahdale

We love Millbrook Winery any day of the year, but their spring lunch is one of the best! Start the day off with a tour of the winery with the senior winemaker before settling in for a long lunch with matched wines overlooking those amazing views!

Where: Millbrook Winery, Jarrahdale
When: From 11:30am, Saturday 1 October
Tickets: $110, contact [email protected] 
For more information click here 

Catch Music Session | Elizabeth Quay

Ever wanted to try your hand at a musical instrument but weren’t sure where to start? Well head down to Elizabeth Quay this Saturday and see what’s on offer at the Catch Music session. You don’t need any experience; it’s just about having a bit of fun. And if you’ve got your own instrument feel free to take it down!

Where: Elizabeth Quay, Perth
When: From 11am—12:30pm, Saturday 1 October
For more information click here 

Edible Gardens Workshop | Chittering

How many times have you tried to start that herb garden to have all your hard work die a few weeks later? Why not learn from the pros before you start this time? You’ll learn how to plan your garden and all the important stuff that’ll help you keep it alive. Sounds like money well spent.

Where: Stringybar Winery & Restaurant, Chittering
When: From 10—11:30am, Saturday 1 October
Tickets: $25, contact [email protected] 
For more information click here 

Sunday 2 October

Perth Home Grown | Perth

Perth Home Grown is back with plenty of homemade goodies for you to get your hands on. From homewares and art to local honey and fresh cut flowers, you’re sure to find something you love.

Where: Murray Street Mall, Perth
When: From 11am—4pm, Sunday 2 October
For more information click here 

Staged on Beaufort | Mount Lawley

Is there anything more relaxing than enjoying some live music on a Sunday afternoon? Head to the Mary Street piazza this Sunday and kick of the piazza performance series with the soothing sounds of Billie Court.

Where: Mary Street, Mount Lawley
When: 3—5:30pm, Sunday 2 October
For more information click here 

Perth Makers Market | Applecross

If you're into handmade goodies, Perth Makers Market is for you. With 120 market stalls as well as food, live music, craft workshops and demonstrations, there is something for everyone here. Grab a hot dog from Wonder Dawg & Co and then take a stroll through the markets to see what else you can pick up.

Where: Heathcote Cultural Precinct, Applecross
When: 9:30am—3:30pm, Sunday 2 October
For more information click here 

Sunday Music | Fremantle

Sunday music afternoons are back at Freo Arts Centre. This week, Grace Barbe is performing so get ready for an arvo of African percussion with a bit of jazz, pop, reggae and rock thrown in for good measure. The perfect way to wind up your weekend.

Where: Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle
When: 2—4pm, Sunday 2 October
For more information click here

Want more fun things to do in Perth? Click here.

Image credit: Love Freo

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