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12 Awesome Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Shelby West - 10 Mar 2016


This weekend is set to be an epic one! There will be festivals galore, as well as loads of music, movies, treats for your pooch and the opportunity to eat a whole lot of chilli. So basically the perfect weekend.

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

Friday 11 March

SOUTH PERTH FIESTA | SOUTH PERTH

If you didn’t already hit up the opening night of the South Perth Fiesta last weekend then make sure you head down this weekend to see what all the fuss is about. Take a picnic down to the foreshore and you'll have yourself a pretty rad Friday night.

Where: South Perth Foreshore          
When: 5 – 20 March
For more information click here

A VINTAGE WEEKEND IN THE SWAN VALLEY | SWAN VALLEY

A Vintage Weekend in the Swan Valley is baaaack! Starting on Friday and continuing through to Sunday, this glorious wine festival will take you on a wine journey to Ugly Ducking Wines, Upper Reach Winery, RiverBank Estate, Houghton’s and so many more. Make sure you grab tickets and start preparing for your wine haze. Enjoy!

Where: Various venues in the Swan Valley
When: 11- 13 March
For ticket costs and more information click here

BEN AND JERRY OPENAIR CINEMAS | PERTH

The Ben & Jerry Openair Cinemas will be making its debut this weekend, so if you’re looking for a chilled out start to your weekend then this might be your answer. Make sure you also check out their ‘Sundae Sessions’ where they will be serving up FREE ice cream and live music.

Where: Riverside Drive and Adelaide Terrace, Perth
When: Sessions times will vary
Tickets: prices may vary, book here 
For more information click here 

Saturday 12 March

SUNDOWN SESSIONS | NORTH FREMANTLE

If you’re in the mood for some live music vibes accompanied by the salty breeze, then head down to Port Beach this Saturday arvo to see St Germain, Jones Jnr, Oisima and some seriously laid back international DJ’s. Make sure you get a ticket quick smart, these bad boys are almost gone.

Where: Port Beach, North Fremantle
When: 4pm, 12 March
Tickets: $69.10, book here 
For more information click here 

CAMBRIDGE STREET FESTIVAL | WEMBLEY

Ahh we do love a good street festival! Expect some live music, street theatre, bucket loads of food, market pop-up stalls and even live circus performers on Cambridge Street on Saturday. The perfect opportunity to soak up some rays with your mates.

Where: Cambridge Street, Wembley
When: 3pm, 12 March
For more information click here

WATERBANK FESTIVAL | EAST PERTH

Another festival on this weekend that will definitely tickle your pickle. A pop-up market on the East Perth Foreshore, you can expect to see some early morning Pilates, a refreshing juice bar for when you’re done working up a sweat, live entertainment throughout the day, a Volleyball WA match, live music, a beach bar and heaps more. We will be checking this one out for shiz!

Where: Trinity Avenue, East Perth
When: 9am, 12 March
For more information click here 

SUITED | THE CHAMPAGNE EVENT | PERTH

If you need an excuse to get dressed up to the nines, drink a little too much champagne and watch flawless models strut the runway in this seasons latest designs, then this is probably right up your alley, you little fashionista you.

Where: QV1 Plaza, Perth
When: 2pm, 12 March
Tickets: $70, book here
For more information click here

ARALUEN’S FREMANTLE CHILLI FESTIVAL | FREMANTLE

This one’s for all the hot heads out there! The chilli festival is coming to Fremantle once again this year (and we’re bringing our own bottle of milk for spicy emergencies). They’ve got everything chilli (duhhh) including fresh foods, chilli plants, pickles, sauces, chilli beer, wine and even chocolate. Yeah. Chocolate. There will also be the ‘Great Cocktail Challenge’ and prizes for the best chilli outfits! Game on folks.

Where: Esplanade Reserve, Fremantle
When: 12 – 13 March
For more information click here

Sunday 13 March

ROTTOLIVE CONCERT | ROTTNEST ISLAND

Jump on the ferry this Sunday and sit back at Hotel Rottnest while Jimmy Barnes reminds you how great it is to be Strayan. The Rottolive Concert could just be the perfect way to finish your weekend with a bang.

Where: Hotel Rottnest, Rottnest Island
When: 13 March
Tickets: prices may vary, book here
For more information click here

COLOUR ME RAD | ASCOT

We've all heard of The Colour Run but Colour Me Rad has taken it to the next level by not only having coloured powder, but also having coloured liquid and gel. This 5km race will look like a rainbow on steroids and is the perfect opportunity to get rid of some pent-up anger by throwing coloured powder at people. We're there.

Where: Ascot Racecourse
When: 9am, 13 March
Tickets: $55, book here
For more information click here

DOGS ON THE TERRACE | FREMANTLE

The name says it all! The guys at The Monk Brewery and the folks from the Dog’s Refuge Home in Shenton Park understand how important our fur babies are to us so they've created a day full of puppy adventures! We’re talking groomers, raffles, competitions, home made doggie treats and, of course, beer for the adults.

Where: The Monk Brewery & Kitchen, Fremantle
When: 11.30am, 13 March
For more information click here

SETS ON THE BEACH | NORTH FREMANTLE

This is the last Sets On The Beach of the season, guys! Even though summer is officially over (booo) our pals at SOTB are having one last beach bash so we can get our fiull til next year. You can expect to see Carmada, Nina Las Vegas, a DJ set from Bondax and heaps more! Grab a bevvy or two, ditch the flip flops and have a boogie with your mates.

Where: Port Beach, North Fremantle
When: 1.30pm, 13 March
Tickets: $69.10, book here
For more information click here

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

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