We've got a four day work week on our hands and we couldn’t be happier that the week is rolling by so quickly. This weekend, you've got another chance to check out all the great things happening in Perth from Caribbean dance parties and AFL grand final celebrations to hawkers markets and vegan feasts.
Here are 14 things to do in Perth this weekend.
BANGERS AND MASH AT THE ELLINGTON JAZZ CLUB
Now there won’t actually be any sausages or mash potato at this event, but there will be a unique performance by Black Top at the Ellington Jazz Club tomorrow and Saturday night. Rally up your friends and watch a unique performance of your favourite Rn’B bangers mashed with some pretty epic vocals. Tickets are $15 or $10 if you’re already a Jazz student. Click here to buy them now.
BEER AND BEEF FESTIVAL AT ELIZABETH QUAY
Beer and Beef got rained out last weekend, so they are back for another weekend full of the same great brews and eats, plus they’ll be showing the AFL grand final on Saturday and the NRL grand final on Sunday. Sounds pretty good to us. Click here for more info.
Friday 29 September
THE CITY OF JOONDALUP SPRING MARKETS
The City of Joondalup Spring Markets are back tomorrow and we're a little excited! With an array of different cuisines to choose from, grab a bite to eat while wandering through central walk and check out the local fashion, arts & crafts, gifts and homewares stalls. Click here for more info.
BLADE RUNNER ORIGINAL SCREENING AT LUNA LEEDERVILLE
What better way to get hyped up for the new Blade Runner 40149 movie than by watching the original final cut version at Luna Palace Cinema in Leederville. Whether you’re a diehard fan or you haven’t even seen the original, now is your chance to watch it. Grab your bestie or your boyfie and head along to this exclusive one-off screening tomorrow night. Make sure you get there early to secure your seats, this is one movie you don’t want to miss! Click here to buy your tickets now.
POMPEII AFTER DARK: ITALIAN INSPIRED EVENING
Experience some culture and history while eating some delicious Italian bites at the WA Maritime Exhibition tomorrow night. They will be transforming their space into an intimate atmosphere to showcase the ‘Escape From Pompeii: The Untold Roman Rescue’. For $25 you get to wander through the exhibition filled with history, art and entertainment as well as indulge in antipasto on arrival. Did we mention there will be a bar so you can knock back a glass or two of red while you’re at it? To secure your spot click here.
BUN DEM AT LATE NIGHT VALENTINE
The Caribbean inspired dance night returns to Late Night Valentine tomorrow night for an evening of dance hall, hip-hop, Rn’B and club beats. If you want to start your weekend off with a good old boogie and showcase your inner Beyonce moves, this is the place to do it. It starts at 8pm and goes well into the early hours, click here for more info.
THE CLASSROOM’S SINGLES PARTY
If you’re single and ready to mingle then head to The Classroom tomorrow night in North Perth for a singles party. With good music, games and tapas to nibble on you’re bound to have a great night even if you don’t meet the love of your life. Tickets are $25 and that includes a complimentary drink on arrival. Click here to grab your ticket.
Saturday 30 October
GRAND FINAL DAY
It’s grand final day on Saturday which means everyone in Perth will be screaming at big screens, eating pies and drinking beers. If you’re tossing up where to go to watch the big game, we’ve got you covered with a whole list of places that are putting on extra screens, drink specials, delish eats and more. Click here to find out where you should watch the game this weekend.
PLANT BASED INSPIRED FEAST AT WILD GAIA TEA HOUSE
Calling all plant based foodies or anyone who just loves a great vegan spread, the Wild Gaia Tea House is putting on a plant based feast. Escape from the hustle and bustle to the Perth Hills for the afternoon with a delicious, organic vegan lunch. With scumptious eats and chilled vibes, where else would be better to unwind and indulge for a few hours on a Saturday arvo? Click here to book your tickets now.
PERTH POETRY SLAM NIGHT AT THE ROSEMOUNT HOTEL
If you consider yourself to be a modern day poet and you’ve got a competitive streak then get yourself to Poetry Slam Night at The Rosemount Hotel this saturday evening . If you have a story to tell, a monologue to perform, a verse to rap or just a poem to share then this is your chance to showcase it in front of judges and a crowd. Did we mention that if you win, you could walk home with a cut of the total entry fee? Be quick though they’re are only 16 places to perform, click here to secure your spot.
MAYLANDS HAWKERS MARKET
The monthly Maylands Hawkers Markets are back this saturday night for some local food truck and family night fun. With lots of different cuisines to choose, make sure you go here with hungry (trust us, we mean it). Chill out on the grass with your spread of food and watch a local band or walk around and check out the local stalls. Click here for more information.
SECRET SOCIETY EVENTS EVENING AT THE RAFFLES HOTEL
It’s time to whip out your tux or your finest gown and head to River Room at The Raffles Hotel this weekend for an evening of glitz and glamour. Secret Society Events Perth are putting on a night of luxury with canapes, live performances, entry into a prize pool and, of course, bubbles on arrival. Remember to dress to impress! Click here for more information.
Sunday 1 October
ESPRESSO MARTINI GARDEN PARTY AT THE STANDARD
I think it’s fair to say that we’re a sucker for a good espresso Martini. The Standard in Northbridge is celebrating international Coffee Day by letting the guys from Mr Black Spirits take over the wine and cocktail garden this sunday. Taste, make and shake your own espresso martini as well as indulging in an affogato or three, courtesy of Chicho Gelato. If you’re a coffee lover, click here for more details.
SUNDAY MUSIC FEATURING THE SUNSHINE BROTHERS AT THE FREO ARTS CENTRE
One of our favourite spots, the Fremantle Arts Center is kicking off their summer music series with a free performance by the Sunshine Brothers. Listen to a combo of roots, dub and reggae as you chill out on the lawn. For more information click here.
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