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12 Awesome Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Shelby West - 23 Jun 2016


It’s getting to that time of year (we like to call it hump month) where you’re feeling a little unmotivated and the work days seem to be getting longer and longer… But the shortest day of the year is finally behind us so things can only get better from here.

So rug up in your winter woolies and get out on the town this weekend because we’ve got plenty of fun lined up including some rad gigs, a few cheeky cocktails, some markets, loads of truffles and a yoga rave. Intrigued? Check out these 12 awesome things to do in Perth this weekend.

Friday 24 June

WINTER SUPPER CLUB | PERTH

What better way to spend a cool winter’s night than sipping on mulled wine and devouring delicious street eats? Winter Supper Club is back and better than ever this Friday night. A Winter Arts Festival event not to be missed, we highly recommend the Twin Beaks duck confit brioche burgers, yum!

Where: Perth Town Hall, Perth
When: 5pm, 24 June (plus the last Friday of every winter month)
For more information click here

TRUFFLE KERFUFFLE | MANJIMUP

If you can get away from Perth this weekend then you’d best head to Manjimup—the heart of truffle country—for their sixth annual Truffle Kerfuffle event. Not only will you be able to buy and try all things truffle, but you’ll also be able to grab tickets to masterclasses, degustation dinners and banquet lunches. Whip out the glamping gear and get moving!

Where: Fonty’s Pool, Manjimup
When: 24 – 26 June
Tickets: Prices vary, book here
For more information click here

WINTER FESTIVAL | FREMANTLE

The magical Winter Festival is back this year in Fremantle and will be opening tomorrow morning! The huge ice rink and inflatable slide will make a return for all of you who are young at heart, accompanied by a $10 opening weekend ticket special. Proof that winter is no excuse to stay in all weekend long, peeps.

Where: Esplanade Park, Fremantle
When: 24 June – 17 July
Tickets: $10, book here
For more information click here

BRITISH INDIA | PERTH

Five albums later and these boys have no intentions of slowing down. Their latest track ‘Wrong Direction’ landed in Triple J’s hottest 100 last year and will be one of the many songs they will be playing tomorrow night at Capitol. Better grab tickets ASAP!

Where: Capitol, Perth
When: 7.30pm, 24 June
Tickets: $35, book here
For more information click here

YOGA RAVE | FREMANTLE

Get creative tomorrow night by heading down to Fremantle, covering yourself in UV paints and doing all of the yoga. Painting starts at 7pm sharp followed by a yoga sesh, then at 8:30 the UV lights go on and the chanting begins, followed by a bit of glow in the dark dancing. This sounds cray cray fun!

Where: E-Shed Fremantle
When: 7pm, 24 June
Tickets: $25, book here
For more information click here

HOT DUB | PERTH

Perth party people… Hot Dub Time Machine has entered the building once again! These will probably be the last Perth shows of the year so make sure you grab tix and head down to Metro City tomorrow night for all the action.

Where: Metro City, Perth
When: 9pm, 24 and 25 June
Tickets: $50, book here
For more information click here

Saturday 25 June

URTHBOY | PERTH

Aussie legend Urthboy is arriving in Perth this weekend to wow the crowds at Amps on Saturday night. He's playing only two shows—one of which has already sold out—meaning you need to get tickets ASAP.

Where: Amplifier Bar, Perth
When: 8pm, 25 June
Tickets: $29, book here
For more information click here

CHEEKY COCKTAILS | PERTH

Our pals at the Cheeky Sparrow will be hosting a Cheeky Cocktail Class for all you wannabe booze pros. The class includes one hour of mixology info and two amazing cocktails that you prepare yourself. The perfect way to get your Saturday started.

Where: Cheeky Sparrow, Perth
When: 3.30pm, 25 June
Tickets: $39, book here
For more information click here

SAM SIMMONS | SUBIACO

Announcing the winner of the best comedy show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015 and the best show at the Melbourne Comedy Festival 2015, we welcome Sam Simmons to our shores. He is selling out shows left, right and centre and we promise you he will be hilarious! An amazing comedy show at the Regal Theatre this Saturday night that will make your cheeks hurt for days.

Where: Regal Theatre, Subiaco
When: 8pm, 25 June
Tickets: $39, book here
For more information click here

Sunday 26 June

PERTH UPMARKET | NEDLANDS

One of Perth’s favourite markets will be back this Sunday to finish off your weekend nicely. With over 180 local stall holders, you are bound to find something that will float your boat. We’re talking local food and produce, arts and crafts, homewares, fashion and so much more!

Where: UWA, Winthrop Hall, Nedlands
When: 10am, 26 June
For more information click here

ONE DAY SUNDAYS | PERTH

This Sunday, The Rosemount Hotel will be hosting another awesome edition of One Day Sundays ft. all of the local legends. Don’t let the cold weather scare you off from a good old-fashioned party. Slap another layer over that bangin’ outfit and join the party!

Where: Rosemount Hotel, Perth
When: 1pm, 26 June
Tickets: $10, book here
For more information click here

Heads Up!

LAUNCH OF BARON SAMEDI SPICED | VARIOUS LOCATIONS 

Winter has hit and we’ve been on the lookout for cocktails and drinks that ooze that wintery feel—think spice and all things nice! We hit the jackpot when we recently discovered Baron Samedi Spiced—its name pays homage to Baron Samedi, the ruler of the dark and guardian of the afterlife. Baron Samedi Spiced is made with smooth Caribbean rum and spices such as vanilla, cocoa and cinnamon. Sound like something you’d want to get your hands on? You’re in luck. Three of our favourite bars, Skye Bar, The Windsor and Ocean One Bar, are serving up all kinds of delicious drinks. Head to any of these venues any time in July and you’ll find Baron Samedi Spiced the featured drink of the month.

Where: Skye Bar, The Windsor and Ocean One Bar
When: All of July
For more information click here

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

Image credit: Hot Dub Time Machine

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