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12 Amazing Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Anna Franklyn - 22 Sep 2016

Things To DO In Perth

Friends, it’s the long weekend! And it might just be the best long weekend of the year because it really marks the end of winter (even if it might be raining for most of it!) We’ve got heaps of food and plenty of beer as well as music, dancing, theatre and fashion.

Here are 12 amazing things to do in Perth this weekend.

All Weekend

Beer And Beef Festival | Perth

Yes, yes and more yes to this festival. Kick your long weekend off on the right foot with a visit to the Beer and Beef Festival at Elizabeth Quay. Showcasing over 70 of the best brews from local, interstate and international breweries as well as beef dishes from over 15 pop-up restaurants and food trucks, this is going to be one tasty event.

Where: Elizabeth Quay
When: All weekend
Tickets: From$23, book here
For more information click here

Perth Royal Show | Claremont

The Perth Royal Show is back and it’s set to be a bit of a foodie paradise this year. There’s the new Taste WA Pavilion which is bringing some of WA’s best produce together under one roof, plus LEGENDAIRY Lane is going to be full of cheese so obviously we will be spending a bit of time there. Find out all the best foodie spots here.

Where: Perth Show Grounds, Claremont
When: All weekend
Tickets: $29 at the gate
For more information click here

Lavazza Italian Film Festival

The Italian Film Festival kicks off tonight and is running until 12 October so there are no excuses not to make it to one or two of these films. Check out all the sessions here.

Where: Various Locations
When: 22 September—12 October
Tickets: Prices vary, book here
For more information click here 

Saturday 24 September

Telstra Perth Fashion Festival’s Restyle Runway | Perth

Op shop treasures and flower crowns will be aplenty at the Perth Fashion Festival Restyle Runway event. Pre-loved pieces will be given new life at this event so if you’re an avid op-shopper you’ll want to get to this and see all the amazing things you can do with the goodies you’ve got at home.

Where: Fashion Central, Forrest Place, Perth
When: 1pm, Saturday 24 September
For more information click here 

That 70’s Night | Northbridge

Dust off your disco shoes, flared pants and floral tops and get yourself to Universal Bar for That 70’s night on Saturday. There’s going to be a live band and DJ playing all your fave 70’s tunes and, of course, prizes for best dressed!

Where: Universal Bar, Northbridge
When: 7pm, Saturday 24 September
For more information click here

Ghost Stories | Northbridge

If you’re into Ghost Stories you’d better grab tickets to this show now! After showing in London and Sydney Ghost Stories has made it to Perth and it’s equal parts terrifying and hilarious.

Where: The Heath Ledger Theatre, Northrbidge
When: Various sessions, 21 September—2 October
Tickets: From $45.90, book here 
For more information click here 

The Midnight Special | Scarborough

If you fancy a bit of burlesque on Saturday head to El Grotto in Scarborough for The Midnight Special and grab a margarita or two while you’re there. It sounds like this show is going to be a little mischievous so it should be one to remember.

Where: El Grotto, Scarborough
When: 7pm, 24 September
Tickets: $35, book here 
For more information click here

Sunday 25 September

Introduction To Mindfulness Retreat | Fremantle

If you need some quiet time after Friday and Saturday head to Spanda Yoga School in Fremantle to get your mindfulness on. There will be a big focus on visualisation techniques which might not mean much to you now, but are super helpful in meditation, and you know how good that is for you!

Where: Spanda School Fremantle
When: 1:30-3pm, Sunday 25 September
Tickets: $30, book here 
For more information click here 

Queen’s Birthday Edition | Guildford

The Guildford Hotel are a little bit famous for their Sunday Sessions and given it’s a long weekend, they’ll be doing one on Sunday and another on Monday so get down there, order a bloody mary and make a day of it.

Where: Guildford Hotel, Guildford
When: Sunday 25 and Monday 26 September
For more information click here 

The Soul Food Project | Northbridge

Bivouac have teamed up with Brazilian Food Truck Comido Do Sul and we cannot wait to eat all of the food! Tickets include six different eats plus bar snacks all day, plus there will be punch bowl drink specials and DJ who will be spinning some Brazillian tunes.

Where: Bivoauc, Northbridge
When: 3-11pm, Sunday 25 September
Tickets: $45, book through [email protected]
For more information click here 

Day N Night Laneway Party | Leederville

Method’s outdoor summer series is launching at The Good Shephard this weekend and we are praying for some sunshine! There will be plenty of DJs and good times to be had, sunshine or not, so make the most of the long weekend and pop in for a boogie.

Where: The Good Shephard, Leedervile
When: From 3pm, Sunday 25 September
Tickets: $10 on the door
For more information click here 

Queen’s Birthday POP | Northbridge

Everything you love about Thursday nights at Connections, but on Sunday! 70’s and 80’s pop in the lounge and on the terrace and 90s in the main room. Something for everyone. Huzzuh!

Where: Connections, Northbridge
When: From 8pm, Sunday 25 September
Tickets: $15 on the door
For more information click here 

Click here for more amazing things to do in Perth.

Image credit: Beer & Beef Festival

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