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13 Excellent Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Chloe Sputore - 13 Oct 2016

The weather might be having a little spack attack this weekend (stop taunting us, spring) but there’s plenty to see, do, eat and drink tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday in Perth. From beer festivals and comedy, to flowers and kittens, here’s 13 excellent things to do in Perth this weekend.

Friday 14 October

Spring Flowers | Fremantle

The Freo Markets have come alive with flowers this spring. Check out the hanging wildflower and everlasting displays while you peruse the weird and wonderful wares and stock up on fresh produce.

Where: Fremantle Markets, Corner of Henderson Street and South Terrace, Fremantle
When: 14 to 16 October
For more information, click here.

The Jungle Body Convention | Perth

Get that booty grooving at The Jungle Body Convention this weekend. There’ll be loads of sweat inducing masterclasses on offer (yes, that includes Konga, Tyga, Vypa and Jagua), DJs providing the beats, cocktail party fun times and inspirational speakers. Pick and choose between the events that suit you or opt for the three-day pass.

Where: Novotel Perth Langley, 221 Adelaide Terrace, Perth
When: 14 to 16 October
For more information, click here.       

Perth Food & Wine Expo | Perth

What is a weekend without food and wine? Steer clear of the dodgy weather this weekend and head to the Perth Food & Wine Expo at the Convention Centre. There’s over 80 exhibitors and loads of free samples to be had (yes, wine samples too). Keep an eye out for your faves from Masterchef and My Kitchen Rules as they show you the ropes from the celebrity main stage.

Where: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, 21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth
When: 14 to 16 October
For more information, click here.

Saturday 15 October

Mega Market | Bentley

Got a whole bunch of cash burning a hole in your pocket? Well, get ready to spend up big because Mega Market is here. You’ll find loads of goodies on offer from homewares, candles and accessories to women’s and men’s clothing, arts and crafts, and everything is under $50. The event is free and there’ll also be a bunch of food vans on hand to keep your hunger at bay.

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

Hoptoberfest | Northbridge

Cheers to the Northbridge Brewing Company who are bringing Hoptoberfest to life this Saturday at their digs in good ol’ Northie. You can expect German food trucks, live art, music, tons of prizes and German beer of course. Prost!

Where: Northbridge Brewing Company, 44 Lake Street, Northbridge
When: 2pm to late
For more information, click here.

Stand Up! For Comedy 2016 | Northbridge

Get ready for the belly aches, Stand Up! For Comedy is hitting the State Theatre Centre this weekend. Featuring comedians such as Ben Darsow, Sian Choyce, Hayden Stevens and Matt Dyktynski, the event marks the closure of Mental Health Week with all proceeds going to the Western Australian Association for Mental Health. Nice!

Where: State Theatre Centre of Western Australia, 174—192 William Street, Northbridge
When: 8am to 10pm
For more information, click here.

Rock Rattle & Roll Festival | Wanneroo

Don your best rockabilly attire and head north to the Rock Rattle & Roll Festival this Saturday. This Telethon event will feature an illustrated tattoo show, food trucks, live bands, live air brushing displays, a pin-up parade and loads of sweet cars 50s cars.

Where: Wanneroo Showgrounds
When: 15—16 October
For more information, click here.

Boardwalk Beer Festival | Mindarie

A festival dedicated to craft beer? We’re there! Yes, it may be all the way in Mindarie, but this beer fest is not to be missed. After tasting all of the beer and cider samples, head to the man cave themed markets or have a go on the bucking beer bottle. There’ll also be a DJ and street food stalls for all to enjoy.

Where: Ocean Falls Boulevard, Mindarie
When: 11am to 5pm
For more information, click here.

The Fremantle Folk Festival | Fremantle

Chill out to the sweet sounds of folk music this weekend at The Fremantle Folk Festival. Held at Princess May Park, you’ll get to hear from the likes of Abbe May’s Gospel Choir, Donna Simpson (The Waifs), Jordie James (San Cisco) and Carus Thompson. There’ll be loads of wine and cider to be drunk, food stalls, roaming acts and fun for the kiddies.

Where: Princess May Park, 92 Adelaide Street, Fremantle
When: 10am to 10pm
For more information, click here.

TEDxPerth | Perth

If you’re up for some intellectual action this weekend look no further than TEDxPerth. Speaker highlights include a social justice campaigner, a writer and sustainability educator, a molecular geneticist and a radio astronomer. There’s plenty to see, do, hear and eat at this all day event so you’ll come home with a full belly and a very tired mind!

Where: Perth Concert Hall, 5 St Georges Terrace, Perth
When: 9:30am to 5pm
For more information, click here.

Electric Vines | Swan Valley

Electric Vines is back and better than ever this year with a whole lot of food, bevvies, music and good times to be had. Tickets are $80 and include lunch and transport, so all you have to worry about is having a good time drinking cocktails, checking out the many food trucks and grooving to the tunes.

Where: Swan Valley, busses departing from South Perth Foreshore, Claremont Train Station or Stirling Train Station
When: 10am to 6pm
For more information, click here.

Sunday 16 October

Wet Nose Day | Shenton Park

Cat ladies and gents, get ready to squeal at all of the kittens and cats, Wet Nose Day is here again! This great event, which raises money for homeless felines in Perth, features fun for the whole family. There’s loads of market stalls, food, coffee, live and silent auctions, raffles and even cute cat merch up for grabs.

Where: The Cat Haven, 23 Lemnos Street, Shenton Park
When: 10am to 3pm
For more information. click here.

WOOD | Fremantle

Nature lovers will do well to head to Freo this weekend for Ross Potter’s latest art exhibition, WOOD. You’re sure to get a new sense of appreciation for the natural world and all things that grow.

Where: PS Art Space, Packenham Street, Fremantle
When: Tuesday to Sunday until 30 October, 10am to 4pm
For more information, click here.

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