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11 Epic Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Shelby West - 21 Apr 2016

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This weekend is a long weekend (wooohooooo!) which means endless amounts of awesome things to do!

We’ve got a little bit of comedy lined up for you, some delightful desserts, an epic looking street party, some lawn bowls and loads more.

Here’s 11 epic things to do this weekend in Perth.

Friday 22 April

PERTH COMEDY FESTIVAL | PERTH

The Perth Comedy festival starts tomorrow and we are laughing with anticipation! Expect to see the likes of Akmal Saleh, Arj Barker, Dave Hughes, Em Rusciano and heaps moe comedians in venues across Perth. Check out the shows you shouldn’t miss here.

Where: Various locations, Perth
When: 22 April – 15 May
Tickets: Prices may vary, book here
For more information click here

DESSERT GARDEN | PERTH

To close out this years Eat Drink Perth, the final instalment of the Dessert Garden is coming to the Murray Street Mall tomorrow night. The amazing stalls in Forrest Chase will be dishing up Dutch pancakes, coconut jelly, cookie sandwiches, cronuts and everything in between—hell yes!

Where: Murray Street Mall, Perth
When: 4.30pm, 22 April
For more information click here

ANZAC DAY SUNSET SERVICE | PERTH

If you know there’s no way you can get up early enough to make it to a dawn service on Monday, don’t stress! Head up to Kings Park any night this week to witness an ANZAC Day Sunset Service. Each service will begin at 5pm around the Flame of Remembrance and will include speeches and a wreath laying ceremony. You won't want to miss out on this.

Where: Kings Park & Botanic Garden, Perth
When: 5pm, 20 April – 25 April
For more information click here

THROWBACK BLOCK PARTY | LEEDERVILLE

Our pals at The Good Shepherd are shutting down a Leedy laneway for a one-off block party this long weekend! There’ll be red cups, street hoops, noms from Toastface Grillah and the biggest and baddest outdoor dance floor you ever did see. Get down with RnB and party tunes from the 80’s to the 00’s and everything in between. We’re totally there.

Where: The Good Shepherd, Leederville
When: 8pm, 22 April
Tickets: $15 on the door
For more information click here

Saturday 23 April

SMOKIN IN THE CITY | PERTH

This Saturday night and Sunday afternoon, head down to Forrest Chase to support the folks at Lifeline WA by attempting to eat your own bodyweight in meat. There will be pop-up bars, food stalls and over 20 teams competing for the title of ultimate BBQer. Don’t fight the meat sweats… just embrace it.

Where: Forrest Chase, Perth
When: 23 – 24 April
For more information click here

SUBIACO STREET PARTY | SUBIACO

We love a good street party here at The Urban List and this weekend is no exception! Head down to Rokeby Road in Subi this Saturday afternoon to enjoy live music, roving entertainment, street food stalls, vintage market stalls, side show alley games and even mini fashion shows! You wont want to miss this one guys, it’s going to be epic!

Where: Rokeby Road, Subiaco
When: 2pm, 23 April
For more information click here

YUM CHA IN THE PARK | NORTHBRIDGE

The hugely popular Yum Cha in the Park returned for this years Eat Drink Perth and will be one of the final hoorahs of the festival. Head down to the Northbridge Piazza this Saturday for some delicious dumplings, bubble tea, pork buns and heaps of other amazing treats! There will also be some live music and entertainment to carry you through the night.

Where: Northbridge Piazza
When: 11am, 23 April
For more information click here

AMY AMY AMY | NORTHBRIDGE

Make sure you set your alarm for this one, Amy lovers! The Amy Winehouse Tribute night this Saturday only has a small amount of door sales available so make sure you get there early. This will be their fifth sold out show this year (so you know it's going to be awesome!) and they will be playing all the Amy Winehouse tunes you know and love.

Where: Jimmy’s Den, Northbridge
When: 8.30pm, 23 April
Tickets: Door sales only
For more information click here

Sunday 24 April

IN THE PINES | NEDLANDS

This Sunday afternoon RTRFM presents In The Pines 2016 at the electric Somerville Auditorium, UWA. Get your tickets ASAP and witness 20 of Perth’s best and newest bands performing. Take a picnic down and chill out or treat yourself to some of the food and bevvy options on offer. It is set to be an amazing Sunday.

Where: UWA Somerville Auditorium, Nedlands
When: 11am, 24 April
Tickets: $30, book here
For more information click here

BOWLED OVER DATING | NORTH BEACH

The crew behind Bowled Over Dating put on lawn bowls and ten pin bowling events all over Perth for single peeps wanting to meet someone special. If you’re aged between 25 and 35, this Sunday arvo is your chance to take part in what is set to be a cracking day.

Where: North Beach Bowling Club
When: 2.30pm, 24 April
Tickets: $55, book here
For more information click here

BEN & JERRY’S OPEN AIR CINEMAS | EAST PERTH

Whether you’ve been to the Ben & Jerry’s Open Air Cinemas on countless occasions or you haven’t been at all, this weekend is the last of the summer season. We reckon you should book in for the hilarious ‘How To Be Single’ or ‘Zoolander 2’ for LOL's galore. 

Where: Riverside Drive, East Perth
When: Check the website for session times
Tickets: Prices may vary, book here
For more information click here

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

Image credit: Ben & Jerry's Open Air Cinema

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