From stepping up to raise money for a good cause to celebrating beer (because that is important too), there are heaps of things to do in Perth this weekend no matter what you’re into!
So hold on to your hats, here are 13 stellar things to do in Perth this weekend.
Friday 16 June
Winter Beer Celebration At The Locally Crafted Beer Hall Burswood
The best of WA’s breweries and distilleries will be on display at this celebration of beer tomorrow. If you love a cold frosty in Summer but tend to stick to wine in the cooler months, the team behind the Winter Beer Celebration is ready to show you how wrong you are with plenty of seasonal beers and ciders to taste. There will also be delish food made with beer (surprise!) Don’t worry though, if beer ain’t your cup of... beer, the crew from West Winds Gins and Whipper Snapper Distillery will also be there mixing up some amaze cocktails! For more information click here.
Swing On This At The Perth Concert Hall
Fancy a bit of swing this weekend? A few Aussie singers have joined forces with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra and wil be bringing their favourite swing classics to Perth this weekend! With hits like Have You Met Miss Jones, New York New York, Tainted Love and I've Got You Under My Skin, you'll be tapping your toes whether you like it or not. For more information click here.
Present Laughter At WAAPA Mount Lawley
WAAPA together with Vivian Munn from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in England has produced a best of British comedy—Present Laughter. We all know laughter is the best medicine, so get down to ECU Mount Lawley for a production which is set to make you giggle. For more information click here.
Saturday 17 June
Long Table Lunch At The State Buildings
For something a little bit fancy, spend you Saturday afternoon long table lunching in the exquisite Postal Hall. From sparkling and canapes to a three course menu concocted by Post and Petition Kitchen—this is not your average lunch. Expect great flavours, fresh ingredients and an amazing atmosphere. Click here for more information.
42nd Street At Regal Theatre
The Tony Award-Winning musical 42nd Street is gracing Perth stages thanks to WAAPA students and the Regal Theatre. This famous song and dance filled fable is based on Peggy Sawyer and her rise to Broadway domination during the Great Depression. Get ready to be blown away by this production, also be prepared to have the song “We’re in the Money” stuck in your head for days! For more information click here.
Thundamentals At The Astor Theatre
Ten years on and these Aussie music legends are still pumping out great tunes and putting on awesome concerts. Straight off of their amazing performance at Groovin The Moo, Thundamentals are hitting up Perth again and bringing along a grand list of hip-hop artists to support them. For more information click here.
Fremantle Winter Music Festival
Fremantle Winter Music Festival is back with the goods! With gigs happening at Mojos, the North Freo Bowls Club and Swan Basement to name a few, it’s set to be a cracking Saturday night filled with good music and good vibes. For more information click here.
Sunday 18 June
Yoga Rave Sunday At The Mantle Harvester Fremantle
What better way to spend your weekend than a yoga rave with brunch! Fitness, tunes and food—this event has it all. You may have already figured out this yoga will be a little more amped up than normal with a live DJ from 7am followed by a yoga session at 7:30, but not to worry, you’ll wind down with some meditation to finish things off right. Make sure to stay after the yoga mats are rolled up as The Mantle Harvester will be providing a delish farm to table breakfast! For more information click here.
Chilli Fest At Northbridge Brewing Company
Things are about to get really hot at Northbridge Brewing Company! Prepare your taste buds for some serious heat as the team at NBC honour all things chilli. From food to drinks, they’ve got you sorted. BYO milk is optional. For more information click here.
Step Up For MSWA At Perth Central Park Skyscraper
Lace up those sneakers, stretch your quads and get ready to help others with this Step Up for MSWA event. Not only does exercise make you feel good, but this time it will make others feel great too! Thanks to The Shadforth Financial Group you will be able to walk the many (1,103 to be exact) steps of the Perth Central Park skyscraper. All profits will go to MSWA and help them make a difference to people suffering with neurological conditions. So if you want to climb Perth’s tallest building and help others out click here.
Dine With Tedeschi At ll Lido Italian Canteen
Be prepared for a night of amazing food and Tedeschi wine! Il Lido’s incredible Italian food paired with Italian wine made by wine master Riccardo Tedeschi = one heck of a good night! For more information on this foodie experience not to be missed click here.
Letterboy Calligraphy and Hand-Lettering Workshop At North Metropolitan TAFE
Geek out this weekend and try your hand at calligraphy! Different styles and fonts will be explained so you'll leave this workshop being able to make everything from your birthday cards to your shopping lists look next level! For more information click here.
Jamaican Vibes At Oceans
Sipping cocktails by the beach is our favourite way to spend a Sunday afternoon (or any afternoon, if we’re honest), and every Sunday this month, from 3pm, that is exactly what we plan on doing in the House of Rum. They’ll be serving up some delicious Appleton Estate Tiki cocktails and bar bites, which you’ll enjoy whilst experiencing the live music and ocean vibes (who says summer is over?). This is your best chance at pretending that winter is not really upon us. See you there!
Editor's Note: Appleton Estate's event is proudly sponsored by Campari and endorsed by The Urban List. Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make The Urban List possible. Click here for more information on our editorial policy.
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