We have no idea how it’s possibly November already but if the weekend line up is looking this good it’s a sure thing to an epic summer on the horizon!
Whether you’re into live gigs, running amuck, feeling centered or tasting your way around the world, here are 14 amazing things to do in Perth this weekend.
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Wamfest At Venues Around Perth
Officially kicking off last night at The Bird, the 2017 WA music festival is set to be a good one! Heaps of venues are hosting loads of amazing WA singers and bands so head here to check out the full line up.
Just 10 Summer Exhibition At City Beach Surf Life Saving Club
Ten local artists will be showcasing their craft in a summer exhibition overlooking City Beach. The bubbles will be popped at 6pm tonight for the opening, then the free event is on all weekend from 8am on Friday morning. Head here for more info.
Conscious Living Expo At The Convention Centre
From tomorrow onwards, the Convention Centre will turn into a space dedicated to the mind, body and soul for the annual Concious Living Expo. Grab your buy one get one free ticket here and check out the 120 exhibitors, seminars and workshops and feel instantly zen!
Friday 3 November
Courtyard Club At The State Theatre
Tomorrow night kicks off the start of the State Theatres music series. Broadcasting live to RTRFM, every Friday from 6pm there’ll be live music showcasing homegrown talent in their courtyard. (The proximity to Chicho Gelato afterward is an added bonus). Check out tomorrow's line up here.
Adele By Katherine John At The Newport
If you weren’t one of the bazillion people to make the live Adele concert earlier in the year then we’ve got the next best thing for you. Katherine John and her seven-piece band will be performing the 21 album in its entirety from 7:30 at The Newport! Grab your $20 tickets here.
Underground Food Cartel At Allendale Square
The Underground Food Cartel hits Allendale Square this Friday from 12-2pm and you definitely don’t want to miss it! You’ll get free guac and chips with any $10 spend, free cactus cookies, free sugar skull face painting and there’s even going to be a mariachi band. We cannot wait to try Arirang’g Mexican cheesy ramen. Zensaki’s nori taco and Authentic Bites secret recipe dumplings (all for $10). Find all the info here.
Saturday 4 November
Tipple Spring Carnival At Kitchener Park Subi
Team Tipple is getting into the Melbourne cup spirit nice and early for Perth. Spend the day under the sun, on the grass and in your finest black and whites as their derby day is certainly one that’ll impress! Tickets start from $99, grab them here.
Bongo's Bingo At Metro City
For those unaware, there’s this event that goes around the world and combines two of the greatest things: bingo and dance party, and this Saturday it’s coming to Perth. Grab your $45 ticket here, head to Metro’s at 6pm in your finest and be prepared for an insanely fun night!
Block Party At Claremont Showgrounds
No, we don’t mean the band, we mean the new Noodle Palace. New venue, new name, new line up, new drinks and new eats. The Centenary Pavilion will be going off this Saturday at 7pm and for 20 bucks you should all get around it. All the deets are here.
Sunday 5 November
The Colour Run At Langley Park
The time has come again for us to get down and dirty in The Colour Run. It's just about the only time we’re into running 5km at 9:30 on a Sunday. Make your mark here and PSA: don’t forget a towel for the car afterwards!
Retro Surf Markets At Drift
Innaloo’s Drift will be channelling that Byron spirit at their new Retro Markets. With live tunes starting at 10am and going all throughout the day we think it’s a pretty perfect way to soak up Sunday's sun. Check out the event page here.
Do It In A Dress At UWA
This Sunday, head to UWA and raise money while you dance like Beyonce. Tickets start from $27 and proceeds go to a local team raising money for One Girl, an Australian organisation that aims to educate 1 million girls across Africa. Dressing up in a school dress is the name of the game so grab your ticket here.
Perfume Making Workshop At State Buildings
International fragrance extraordinaire Ainslie Walker will be hosting a three-hour perfume making workshop. The $350 price tag isn't exactly cheap but you’ll get to learn from the best, work with raw perfume materials, take home your hand made deliciousness and eat and drink all you want in the stunning State Buildings. Book your spot here.
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