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11 Incredible Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Anna Franklyn - 16 Feb 2017

This weekend marks the last weekend of Fringe in Perth, so do us all a favour and don't waste it at home. If you've already had your fill of Fringe, there are gigs to head to, art to see and plenty of food and wine to be consumed. Oh, and did we mention Sir David Attenborough is in town?

Here are 11 incredible things to do in Perth this weekend.

All Weekend

AO Lang Pho | Subiaco

With 15 amazing acrobats and five musicians, The Nouveau Cirque du Vietnam is in Australia for the first time ever and it’s a must-see show—just watch the trailer if you need convincing! Add this to your PIAF hit list now.

Where: Regal Theatre, Subiaco
When: Thursday 16—Saturday 25 February, 
Tickets: From $36, get yours here
For more information, click here 

Disgraceful Cougars | Northbridge

With Fringe finishing up next week you’ll want to make the most of the last weekend, so head to The Pleasure Garden and get yourself tickets to Disgraceful Cougars. The hilarious story of a couple of show biz pros who are fast approaching 30 and all the wonderful things that come with that magical number, there’ll be plenty of songs you’ll want to sing along to.

Where: The Pleasure Garden, Northbridge
When: Thursday 16—Sunday 19 February, 
Tickets: From $16, get them here 
For more information, click here

Gillian Cosgriff: 8 Songs In 8 Weeks | Northbridge

Gillian Cosgriff will have you crying and laughing with her musical comedy in no time at all. Catch her eight latest (and not quite finished) songs as she debuts them right here in Perth. If you happen to go tomorrow night, your ticket guarantees you entry to Noodle Palace so you can catch Kevin Parker’s DJ set too. Winning.

Where: Noodle Palace, Northbridge
When: Thursday 16—Sunday 19 February, 8:50pm
Tickets: $26, get yours here 
For more information, click here 

Thursday 16 February

Sir David Attenborough: A Quest for Life | Perth

WTAF guys, how is this not sold out already? You all watched Planet Earth 2 last night, so why have you not already got your tickets to see Sir David Attenborough in the flesh tonight?

Where: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
When: Thursday 16 February, 
Tickets: From $240, get them here 
For more information, click here 

Friday 17 February

Kevin Parker At Noodle Palace | Northbridge

Well, it’s not every day that Kevin Parker of Tame Impala fame puts on a free show in his hometown, so get yourself to Noodle Palace nice and early and make the most of the final weekend! This is set to be a ripper.

Where: Noodle Palace, Northbridge
When: Friday 17 February, doors open from 
For more information, click here 

Forgiving Night For Day Exhibition Opening Event | Northbridge

Local artist Jacobus Capone will be presenting an amazing video installation at PICA as part of the Perth International Arts Festival. With seven screens suspended from the ceiling, you can expect to be fully immersed in this reflective production.

Where: PICA, Northbridge
When: Friday 17 February, 
For more information, click here 

Saturday 18 And Sunday 19 February

Classic Flow Yoga | Crawley

As part of PIAF’s Chamber Music Series, Classic Flow Yoga is not your average vinyasa class. With live classical music as you move through each yoga sequence, this is the most blissed out you’ll feel all weekend. Best of all, it’s free. You just need register and bring your yoga mat.

Where: Winthrop Gardens, University of Western Australia 
When: Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 February, 7—8:30am
Get more info here 

Sunset Wine | Scarborough

Make the most of the warm weather and our b-e-a-utiful coastline and get yourself to Brighton Reserve this weekend for an afternoon of wine. There will also be craft beers, ciders and spirits, plus delicious eats and live music. You’d be mad to miss this.

Where: Brighton Reserve, Scarborough
When: Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 February, 2:30—7:30pm
Tickets: From $28, get yours here 
For more information, click here 

Sunday 19 February

Warpaint | Perth

If you haven’t managed to get to the Chevron Festival Gardens yet this is the perfect excuse. Singer and songwriter Gabrielle Cohen will kick off the night before Warpaint takes to the stage for a night of swoon-worthy tunes under the stars.

Where: Chevron Festival Gardens, Elizabeth Quay
When: Sunday 19 February, 
Tickets: $45, get yours here 
For more information, click here 

Food Truck In The Valley | Swan Valley

Newbie Swan Valley patisserie Maison Saint-Honore is putting on their first food truck night this Sunday. You’ll be able to get yourself a beer or a coffee depending on your mood, and there’ll be plenty to eat. There’ll also be a band, so head to the valley and ring in the weekend with a macaron or two.

Where: Maison Saint-Honore, Swan Valley
When: Sunday 19 February, 
For more information, click here 

La La Land | Burswood

If you want a side of warm fuzzies with your movie, you’ll want to get tickets to this outdoor screening of La La Land. Every ticket purchased will pay for two teacher’s wages for a day thanks to SCAO Cambodia. $20 will get you your ticket, a popcorn and a drink, so everyone’s a winner, just make sure you get yours quick smart as they are only on sale until 5pm today!

Where: Burswood Outdoor Cinema
When: Sunday 19 February, 
Tickets: $20 + booking fee, get yours here
For more information, click here

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Image credit: MRA

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