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11 Excellent Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Shelby West - 19 May 2016

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It’s getting to the end of autumn, which means the dreaded winter months will soon be upon us… but don’t fret guys! Our badass city has plenty in store for you this weekend to beat those chilly blues.

We’ve got a street party or two, plenty of ‘kulcha’, a few events for those fitness freaks and as always, plenty of food and bevvy goodness.

Check out these 11 excellent things to do in Perth this weekend.

Friday 20 May


Get your party hats ready because The Good Shepherd is turning 3! There will be plenty of pink pina coladas (like a normal pina colada but with added swag… duhhh) and our pals from Hood Burger will be feeding the masses all night long. Put on your party shoes and head down for a boogie.

Where: The Good Shepherd, Leederville
When: 9pm, 20 May
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Tomorrow night will be the perfect opportunity to enjoy some Argentinian culture with friends and family (without the expensive airfares amiright?!). The Little Olive Leaf Cafe in Willagee will be holding one of their famous cultural nights with the guys from El Argentino dishing some authentic Argentinian BBQ goodness. Yass!

Where: Little Olive Leaf Café, Willagee
When: 6pm, 20 May
Tickets: $55, book here
For more information click here

Saturday 21 May


South Beach is calling all Perth yogi bears to enjoy an amazing vegan yoga picnic this Saturday morning. At 9.30am there will be a normal yoga session followed by an Acroyoga session at 10.15am. Bring your yoga mat and plate of snacks or nibblies to share while stretching those muscles you never knew you had.

Where: South Beach, Fremantle
When: 9am, 21 May
For more information click here


Even if the anime genre isn’t your thang, we promise you won’t regret heading down to Luna Leederville Cinemas and watching Only Yesterday by Studio Ghibli. A story about a woman reminiscing about her younger self, Only Yesterday is back by popular demand. Grab one of Luna’s famous choc tops and chill out to this masterpiece.

Where: Luna Leederville, Leederville
When: 4.30pm, 21 – 22 May
Tickets: $20, book here
For more information click here


Grab your gang and cruise down to Leighton beach this Saturday arvo for a full moon beach par-tay. This full moon drum and dance event will be the last beach hoorah before winter well and truly sets in so don’t miss it! Grab your boardies and flip flops (and maybs a jumper) and boogie the night away.

Where: Leighton Beach, North Fremantle
When: 5pm, 21 May
For more information click here


Annalakshmi is the ‘pay as you feel’ restaurant that has graced Perth with its presence for 25 years now and we feel a little emosh just thinking about it. Upholding their vision to serve, love and give to mankind, they’re hosting a mammoth buffet this Saturday night. There will be a few cultural surprises on the night along with a variety of Indian dishes for all to enjoy. Awww you guys!

Where: Annalakshmi On The Swan, Perth
When: 5.30pm, 21 May
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The homies at Bill’s Bar and Bites will be hosting a Saturday night dance party ft. Land of 1000 DJ’s and special RnB, soul and funk style guests playing only vinyl. This event will be oozing coolness and we cant wait!

Where: Bill’s Bar and Bites, Leederville
When: 8pm, 21 May
Tickets: $10 on the door
For more information click here

Sunday 22 May


It may not be wedding season for all you bride-to-be’s… but it sure is planning season! First Comes Love is a boutique bridal fair in Claremont filled with everything inspiring, beautiful and unique.  There will be plenty of freebies, music, over 70 retailers and of course… all of the fashhunnn.

Where: MosArts, Claremont
When: 12noon, 22 May
Tickets: $10, book here
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If you haven’t got tickets to this amazingly fab event, you need to pronto! Enjoy a variety of wines from the Rhone Valley and then vote for the best of them all. Copious amounts of food and wine will be provided in a battle to be the best of the best.

Where: Perth Town Hall, Perth
When: 1pm, 22 May
Tickets: $60, book here
For more information click here


Everyone's favourite fun run is finally here. Take your pick from the 4km, 12km or half marathon and then get excited about your post-run massage and the gif photo-booth! If you've been training hard like us (ahem), you'll already be registered and ready to go. But, if not, online registrations are open ‪until Friday or you can sign up in person at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre ‪until 5pm on Saturday. #noexcuses! Here's some extra tips on getting fit before sunday.

Where: All courses start on the corner of William Street and Hay Street, Perth
When: ‪22 May 2016, starting ‪at 6:45am (Half Marathon), ‪8:00am (12km) and ‪8:45am (4km)
For more information click here


Arrow Tag is a mix of paintball, archery and dodge ball… or in other words, running around shooting people with bouncy arrows. Ummm heck yes! Head up to HBF Arena in Joondalup on Sunday for the fight of your life.

Where: HBF Arena, Joondalup
When: 1pm, 22 May
Tickets: $30, book here
For more information click here

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

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