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12 Rad Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Pim Pattanasuk - 15 Dec 2016

Hooly Dooly Perthies, this weekend is turning it on with an array of fun-filled activities to embrace summer! We’re all spoilt for choice with seriously cool tunes, good food and even better drinks. Whether it be indulging in a whole evening of rosé, dancing the night away to sweet beats or enjoying a few too many for your Sunday fun day—it’s going to be pretty hard to choose where you want to be!

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

Friday 16 December

QUEST Shakey Art And Ange Coote Photography Exhibition | Northbridge

We absolutely adore channelling our inner artistic side and supporting those who flourish at it! Fremantle creative duo, artist Jacob ‘Shakey’ Butler and photographer Ange Coote’s debut exhibition, QUEST, explores the connection between land, nature and people. Inspired by their adventures throughout WA, they'll be showing you a slice of their creative life together through a mixture of some pretty special art and photography.

Where: Friday’s Studio, Northbridge
When: 16 and 17 December, 8:30am to 6pm
For more information click here

Touché Rosé | Perth

Love your pink wine like we do? Well, at Touché Rosé you’ll get to enjoy pink wine inspired cocktails from 60 local and international producers. We’re all about responsible drinking so we were stoked to hear that there’ll be food vendors to keep us going and a DJ to set the vibes. Yassss please.

Where: Perth Town Hall, Perth
When: 16 November, 5:30pm to 11pm
For tickets click here
For more information click here

Hemispheres—Music of the World | Fremantle

It’s not easy saying goodbye to beloved places like Kulcha, the popular and long-lived Freo world music venue, so Mark Cain and the PS Art Space are collaborating to bring you Hemispheres, a place where you can go and rock out to a huge selection of music from around the world. Head on down and savour the moment, fellow musos!

Where: PS Art Space, Fremantle
When: 16 December, 7pm to 10:30pm
For tickets click here
For more information click here

Saturday 17 December

The Garnished Co Grand Opening | Wembley

Here at The Urban List, we believe wholeheartedly that there is always room for dessert. So when we heard about The Garnish Co having their grand opening, we were pretty stoked. The boutique dessert team behind the incredible hand painted custom cakes and desserts are opening their first artisan dessert bar. The first 100 people through the door get a FREE chocolate and salted caramel Christmas shortbread…ermergerrrd!

Where: 290B Cambridge St, Wembley
When: 17 December, 8am to 4:30pm
For more information click here

Xmas Mega Market | Bentley

Bargain hunters! The good guys at Mega Market Place have you sorted in the gifts department this Christmas. Gifts for her, gifts for him, gifts for you (treat yo self) with nothing over 50 buckeroos. Hell yeah!

Where: Curtin Stadium, Bentley
When: 10am to 2pm
For more information click here

Backyard Events | West Perth

The Old Pickle Factory ticks all the boxes, being a super cool venue with its high ceilings, exposed beams and scattered lighting. Top that off with seriously good vibes from Toby and her band and you’ve got yourselves a solid night, crew. You’ll feel good about it too, with three dollars from every ticket sold being donated to The Footpath Library. This charity organisation aims to help out homeless people and promote a society that is well informed about homelessness. Nothing feels better than the gift of giving!

Where: The Old Pickle Factory, West Perth
When: 17 December, 7pm to 11pm
For tickets click here
For more information click here

Miguel Campbell | North Fremantle

Located a stone's throw away from the stunning shoreline of North Freo, Coast Port Beach is having its first live gig this weekend! English DJ, Miguel Campbell, will be setting all the vibes with his love for house music. Hustle the gang for a cool night ahead as the friendly peeps at Coast Port Beach pour you drinks and serve you bites!

Where: Coast Port Beach, North Fremantle
When: 17 December, 7pm to 12am
For tickets click here
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Beat Hotel | Northbridge

You know those old-school bangers that you blast in the car (with the window up) and belt at the top of your lungs? Well, imagine a WHOLE night of it—guilt free. Yep, consider this your invite to “ignition, hot and fresh out the kitchen”. The cool peeps behind The Beat Hotel are also serving up $10 espresso martinis. “So, ladies leave yo’ man at home, the club is full of ballas and they pockets full grown. And all you fellas leave yo girl with her friends, 'cause at 9:30 the club will be jumpin', jumpin'.” Soz, couldn’t help myself!

Where: Flyrite Nightclub, Northbridge
When: 17 December, 9pm to 2am
For more information click here

Slim's Up Late—Southbound Pre-Party | Northbridge

Perth’s beloved three-day camping festival is hosting a pre-party to get all the festival folk out there in the mood for the shenanigans that’ll be going down in two weeks! It’ll be a late night, so plan to have a sleep-in on Sunday (you go Glen Coco!).

Where: Jack Rabbit Slims, Northbridge
When: 17 December, 11:59pm to 5am
For more information click here

Sunday 18 December

The "Vinyl Affair" December 2016 | Inglewood

Public service announcement to vinyl collectors! You can feed your vinyl habit at the last Perth Vinyl Fair of the year! By the time you leave, your collection will be bulging with genres including rock, metal, pop, jazz, hip hop, reggae, punk and dance music. You’re welcome.

Where: Inglewood Bowling & Sports Club, Inglewood
When: 18 December, 1pm to 5pm
For more information click here

Drapht Live At The Orchard | Perth

Aussie hip hop heavyweight DRAPHT is hitting Perth at one of our fave venues of summer, Bar Pop. With two gold records and an ARIA Music Award for Best Urban Album for The Life of Riley already under his belt, it’s no great secret that this legend is a song writing prodigy. So let your hair down Rapunzel and enjoy a few too many frothies with your mates while DRAPHT entertains you!

Where: Perth Bar Pop Backyard
When: 18 December 5pm-10pm
For tickets click here
For more information click here

British India | Fremantle

Melbourne rockers British India have dropped a new album and to celebrate this glorious moment, the lads are touring their precious land down under. Get the gang ready to bop their heads and venture down to Newport to relish in some fun times.

Where: The Newport Hotel, Fremantle
When: 18 December, 6pm to 12am
For tickets click here
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Image credit: Elle Borgward

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