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13 Remarkable Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Pim Pattanasuk - 06 Apr 2017

Sunny Perth is delivering the goods this weekend with amazing events and weather to match! Clear those calendars and get busy sussing out exactly what you’ll be hitting up. There are fashion shows to catch, markets to peruse and there will be plenty of partying until the wee hours. 

Here are 13 remarkable things to do in Perth this weekend!

All Weekend

Buddha's Birthday And Multicultural Festival 2017 | Perth

And you thought the fun ended with the Night Noodle Markets. The Buddha’s Birthday and Multicultural Festival is here this weekend and it brings with it loads of delicious vegetarian eats, a mass meditation, fireworks, cooking demonstrations and Chinese lion and dragon dancing. Be there or be square!

Where: Elizabeth Quay, Perth
When: Saturday 8—Sunday 9 April, 11am—5pm
For more information click here 

Thursday 6 April

PR In Fashion 2017 | Perth

The clever team behind Curtin’s Public Relations Student Chapter is hosting its annual Public Relations in Fashion event at a brand spanking new venue! The runway will showcase local designers including BANX, Bruug, Ela & Jackson and tu and you'll also hear from with industry pros like Dreamhunter Creative Director Renae Porter, Cabinet Noir Creative Director Eddy Maradona and Hunter Communications Managing Director Nicole Moody.

Where: The Edison Bar & Eats, Perth
When: Thursday 6 April, 6:30pm—10pm
For more information click here
Tickets: $35, get them here

Friday 7 April

Drakefest | Northbridge

A whole evening of Champagne Papi? Yas please. Time to hotline bling your crew for the drizziest of Drake nights out featuring Drake stickers, Drake masks and 70% Drake music. 

Where: Metro City, Northbridge
When: Friday 7 April, 9pm—2am
For more information click here
Tickets: $18.30, get them here

Force Majeure X Summit Ft Wuki (USA) | Perth

Pennsylvanian born and bred DJ Wuki is hitting up Perth! Wuki has been behind some smashin’ remixes and supporting him we've got Philly Blunt, Djinn, Ellictt, Night Safari, Elixir, Slackhoes, Palu and more. Expect a big night as these legends deliver the goods!

Where: Ambar Nightclub, Perth
When: Friday 7 April, 10pm—5am
For more information click here 
Tickets: $10, get them here 

Saturday 8 April

KickstART Festival Day 2017 | Northbridge

Who doesn’t love a good market day? KickstART festival will feature emerging artists, designers, community groups, arts organisations, youth service providers and delicious food trucks for you to enjoy. On top of all that goodness, there will be live music, workshops in creative sustainability, interactive installations, exhibitions, and a few other special events to get around.

Where: Perth Cultural Centre, Northbridge
When: Saturday 8 April, 9am—6pm
For more information click here

Elsie Seedling Potting Day With Coastcare, Friends Of Freo & APACE | Fremantle

The wonderful team at Little Creatures are collaborating with their Freo friends to start potting over 3,000 native seedlings which will be planted around Freo's beaches and bushland later this year. Join them and do your part, Mother Nature will love you for it, plus you'll learn loads and you also get to have a BBQ and try the brand new Little Creatures creation, Elsie afterwards. Noice.

Where: Little Creatures Brewery
When: Saturday 8 April, 9:30am—1pm
For more information click here

Revealed WA Aboriginal Art Market | Fremantle

There's nothing like a bit of artistic talent to get your Saturday off on the right foot! Showcasing emerging and established Aboriginal artists from all over Western Australia, all profits are returned directly to the artists and art centres. You'll be able to find paintings, textiles, ceramics, jewellery and more.

Where: Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle
When: Saturday 8 April, 10am—5pm
For more information click here

Breastfed | Northbridge

La la ladies! Get together with the gals for an afternoon of all the good pink stuff such as parasols and rosé at The Standard's Breastfed garden party fundraiser for Breast Cancer Care WA. Top that off with an impeccable menu that’ll make you want to graze for days and you’ll be wondering wine not?

Where: The Standard, Northbridge
When: Saturday 8 April, 1pm—5pm
For more information click here
Tickets: $80, get them here

Hendrick's High Tea Party | Perth

There’s a time and place for gin and that time and place is always and anywhere. The cool team at The Reveley understand this and that’s why we adore them. An entire afternoon dedicated to the bitter goodness, topped off with four courses of food and five cocktails—it would be rude not too.

Where: The Reveley, Elizabeth Quay
When: Saturday 8 April, 1:30pm—4:30pm
For more information click here
Tickets: $104.45, get them here

The Subiaco Street Party 2017 | Subiaco

Rokeby Road will come alive as the annual Subi Street Party does it’s thang this weekend. With music, food, entertainment, street bars, rides, live art, fashion, shopping, and of course, good old fashioned people watching—head down with your mates and take it all in.

Where: Rokeby Road, Subiaco
When: Saturday 8 April, 3pm—10pm
For more information click here

Twenty One Pilots | Perth

As part of their Emotional Roadshow world tour, the American alt-pop duo is hitting Perth after sold out shows around the globe. You don’t want to miss out on seeing the talented partners in crime so be sure to get tix, stat!

Where: Perth Arena, Perth
When: Saturday 8 April, 7:30pm—10:30pm
For more information click here
Tickets: get them here

PEZ Don't Look Down Tour | Northbridge

Melbourne MC, PEZ, is touring the nation. The man behind some seriously catchy tracks will have you channelling your inner Aussie hip hop artist. Get ready to spit bars for an intimate show as the friendly team at Jack Rabbit Slims serve you a couple of cold ones.

Where: Jack Rabbit Slims, Northbridge
When: Saturday 8 April, 9pm—12am
For more information click here 
Tickets: $25, get them here 


Sunday 9 April

Baronettes Sampling At Oceans 6019

This Sunday and next, Oceans 6019 will be doing what they do best—and this week, it’s all about Baron Samedi Spiced in The House of Rum. The Baronettes will be wandering around and serving up samples of Baron Samedi Spiced cocktails from 4pm and you’ll also be able to grab a couple of Baron and mixers ($7) as well as sticky pork ribs ($12) and Jamaican jerk chicken ($10). Yes, they are nailing the finger food game this weekend and yes, you should take every dish and cocktail for a spin. 

Where: Oceans 6019
When: Sunday 9 & 16 April, 4pm – 6pm
Want more from Baron Samedi Spiced? Check it out here



Present And Peaceful: Mindfulness for a Better Life | Maylands

Sometimes, the everyday hustle and bustle of life can get in the way of your well-being. The beautiful team at Body Soul Retreats want to put a stop to that, so they’re giving us busy bees the chance to learn a thing or two about mindfulness. Go on, you deserve some down time.

Where: West Australian Ballet Centre, Maylands
When: Sunday 9 April, 10am—4pm
For more information click here
Tickets: $220, get them here

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