The weather might not be looking great but the weekend is looking mighty fine with so many fun things to do in Perth! Whether you’re looking to get artsy, stuff your face with delish eats, party hardy, spend quality time with your pooch or get fancy—our city has it all, Perthies!
Here are 13 amazing things to do in Perth this weekend!
Gillie & Marc They Thought, Let’s Have Fun Exhibition At Linton & Kay Mandoon Estate Gallery
If you’ve got time for a little road trip to Caversham, get yourself to the Linton & Kay Mandoon Estate Gallery and check out Gillie & Marc’s They Thought, Let’s Have Fun exhibition—and fun it will be! With a mixture of prints and polyresin sculptures of dogs that can surf and drive, what’s not to love? While you’re out there, check a few things off your Swan Valley bucket list. Get all the deets here.
Pilates For A Purpose at Silas St Physio And Pilates
Up for a 24 hours Pilates session? Or maybe just 20 minutes of pilates and 23 hours and 40 minutes of plenty of other fun. Starting at midnight on Friday and running until midnight on Saturday, the wonderful teams at The Kai Eardley Fund and Silas St Physio & Pilates are hosting 24 hours of pilates, massages, movies and more. A $20 pink band will get you a Pilates session or a $50 all inclusive green band will get you Pilates, pizza, henna tattooing, access to the outdoor beanbag cinema, wine and cheese by the fire, coffee and a brekky BBQ, yoga class, deep tissue massage, dance class and sausage sizzle! We know what we’ll be paying! Find out more here.
Friday 19 May
Peking Duk Clowntown Tour At Metro City
Australia’s fave electric duo are taking the country by storm with their Clowntown tour! They sent Perth absolutely bonkers at Southbound earlier this year and are ready to do it all over again. With banger after banger—you can expect a big night! Get tix here.
Hideout X Chamber: 2000's Throwbacks At Club Kahuna
Ahhh, the shameless and cringeworthy 2000s. The time of wearing foundation as lipstick, skate shoes, flip phones, Britney Spears, MSN, Eminem, MySpace and Nelly. The boys behind Hideout x Chamber are inviting us all to reminisce about the good old days while you belt out some serious classics. Find out more here.
Art Ball At Art Gallery of Western Australia
Ladies and gentlemen, pull out your most avant garde black tie outfit as one of the hottest events on the Perth social calendar returns for another year! There’s a stellar line up for entertainment which includes 80s inspired pop juggernaut Client Liaison, with Montaigne, Ngaiire and local hip-hop artist Mathas. Fancy! Get tix here.
Saturday 20 May
Movement For Jackson At The Movement Society
Get your fitness on and do good at the same time? Sounds like a win-win to us. The Movement Society will be hosting an hour long MVMT Masterclass from 7 to 8am on Saturday morning at their Mosman Park studio. All the money raised will be donated to Youth Focus, a West Australian not-for-profit who help young people in overcoming mental illness. Sign up here.
Bite Sip Stroll At The Flour Factory
Want a foodie adventure like no other? Bite Sip and Stroll is happening in Perth and the first stop is The Flour Factory, before heading to Varnish on King and The Trustee! Immerse yourself in this premium dining experience as you savour four chef-designed dishes (sized between entree and degustation) all the while each dish is expertly paired with wine. Deeeliiish! Get tix here.
7 Years of The Bird At The Bird
One of Perth’s best live music venues, The Bird is turning seven! How time flies! To celebrate, they’re inviting everyone to congregate in the bar, courtyard and, most importantly, the dance floor to celebrate the many years of fun and gigs! Yeow! Find out more here.
Sakura Sessions ft: Linda Marigliano at Tetsuo
Sydney born and bred Aussie icon, Linda Marigliano is coming to Perth to turn it on. The Triple J radio presenter, TV presenter, bass player AND DJ is planning on playing a thumping mix of acid house, techno, with maybe even a little funky disco thrown in. Groovy! Get tix here.
Mr. Lonely Ft Solo Dan at The Monastery
If you’re into the likes of Kaytranada, The Knocks or Rufus then Freo local, Solo Dan will be right up your alley. Soak yourself in all the vibes with the super cool team behind Mr Lonely. They’ve also got a seriously epic surprise for you lot so cancel your plans this is where you want to be Saturday night peeps! Get tix here.
Sunday 21 May
RSPCA WA Million Paws Walk 2017 at Sir James Mitchell Park
Spend your Sunday with your pooch! RSPCA WA Million Paws Walk is back again for a pawsome day out in Perth with entertainment, delicious food, competitions, giveaways and a stack more! If you don’t own a treasured canine, just join a friend/family member for the walk so you can gawk and go crazy over all the doggies! Register here.
Festival In The Wood In Inglewood
Festival In The Wood is set to be one heck of a day out in Inglewood. Showcasing local artisan stalls and a heap of food and music, it’s the perfect place to go and shop up a storm and eat all of the food truck noms. There will also be a bar and wine tastings, an art space and roller skating demos. Yas! Find out more here.
Japanese Wallpaper At The Aviary
The Aviary is delivering the goods once again with their rooftop sessions! Flying over Japanese Wallpaper for an arvo of seriously cool sounds to ease yourself back into the week. Expect nothing but epic vibes so round up the gang for a few cold ones and scrumptious eats while Japanese Wallpaper works his magic. Find out more here.
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Image credit: RSPCA Million Paws Walk