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11 Super Fun Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Shelby West - 25 Aug 2016

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Guys! It’s nearly time to say goodbye to winter and hello to sunnier days, warmer mornings and less layers of clothing—huzzah!

This also means it’s the perfect time of year to rip off those bed socks, put on some normal people clothes and head out this weekend.

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

Friday 26 August


CinefestOz is one of the best film festivals in WA, offering everything from independent films to a few short series’ and everything in between. This year it is running from Thursday through til Saturday so why not pop down south for a cheeky weekend getaway, visit a few wineries and watch allll of the films.

Where: Busselton, WA
When: 24 – 27 August
Tickets: Prices may vary, book here
For more information click here


Our man Drizzy Drake is so fab that Metro City is hosting a second Drakefest night in celebration of all his glory. Get ready to work, work, work, work, work your booty off tomorrow night!

Where: Metro City, Perth
When: 10pm, 26 August
Tickets: $18, book here
For more information click here


Head down to The Rose and Crown Hotel tomorrow night for some after work bevvies and enjoy the sweet, sweet sounds of Dove. Dove is one badass little lady that will serenade you with her smooth indie vibes. So keen for this one.

Where: Rose and Crown Hotel, Guildford
When: 4pm, 26 August
For more information click here


We never thought we’d say that we’re excited for a darts tournament but the day has come! Perth Darts Masters is on over the whole weekend and it’s more than just darts—there’s also best dressed comps and live music. It’s going to be hectic.

Where: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Perth
When: 25 – 27 August
Tickets: Prices may vary, book here
For more information click here


Hip-hop vibes, $5 Sly Fox schooners and all of the burgers from the lads at Hood Burger… that is all. Make your way down to The Good Shepherd all weekend for the ultimate swag fest.

Where: The Good Shepherd, Leederville
When: 24 – 27 August
For more information click here


An MJ tribute night is exactly what we need in our weekend schedule! The Mint is hosting this glorious evening ft. lifesize cutouts, best dressed comps and non-stop Michael Jackson hits. Umm heck yes!

Where: Mint, Northbridge
When: 8pm, 26 August
For more information click here

Saturday 27 August


This one is for all the brides, grooms and lovers of all things weddings. Wedding UpMarket is back at UWA this weekend with more than 50 local designers and vendors on offer to help you plan the perfect wedding day.

Where: University of Western Australia, Nedlands
When: 10am, 27 August
For more information click here


Having just come off a national tour, the High Leary boys will be hitting up Badlands Bar this weekend for your musical enjoyment. This show will also feature Thee Loose Hounds, Fuzz Toads and Whails.

Where: Badlands Bar, Perth
When: 7pm, 27 August
Tickets: $10, book here
For more information click here


Alternative pop princess Ella Hooper could be joining you at Rodney’s Bait n’ Tackle this Saturday night. Ella is one fierce little lady who will create some sweet vibes for your weekend. So much yasssss!

Where: Rodney’s Bait n’ Tackle, Fremantle
When: 7pm, 27 August
Tickets: $10 on the door
For more information click here

Sunday 28 August


Get your joggers out and don’t forget to register! Sign up for the 4km walk or run, the 12km run, the half marathon or the full marathon (umm nooo!) It’s time for the City To Surf again! #fitspo

Where: Perth to City Beach
When: Start times will vary
Tickets: Prices will vary, register here
For more information click here


Creatures Next Door are getting pretty darn good at this whole ‘Sunday session’ thing and this weekend just screams YES! Minky G + Rosco will be playing some cruisy tunes for us as we wind down our weekend in Freo.

Where: Creatures Next Door, Fremantle
When: 6pm, 28 August
For more information click here

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

Image credit: laurenhannaford.com.au

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