It’s a jam-packed weekend Perthies! Get ready to party, marvel, bid, sing and soak up all the WA creativity and produce on offer. The name of the game this weekend is celebrating all things local so slip, slop, slap and get amongst it in style, with a wallet full of cash and an empty stomach!
Here are 14 amazing things to do in Perth this weekend.
PAUL KELLY LIVE IN KINGS PARK
The sun is going to be shining and picnic baskets flowing as Middle Kids and Steve Earle get you on you your way before the main event—Paul Kelly! The Australian rocker will be playing in the blissful Botanical Gardens in Kings Park on both Saturday and Sunday. Buy your tickets here.
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL AT PERTH ARENA
When Cirque Du Soleil creates a masterpiece inspired by the Avatar movie you know it’s going to be an absolute winner. Kicking off tomorrow night and going all the way through to Sunday 3 December, you do not want to miss this! Head here to secure your spot.
PURE LUXE CANDLE CO INSTAGRAM CHARITY AUCTION
If you love a good bidding war then this one is for you. Pure Luxe Candle Co is a small WA business that runs auctions each month to give back to local charities. This weekend, they're hosting an epic Instagram auction with over $2,000 worth of products from 35 businesses up for grabs. All proceeds will go to Essentials For Women, so you can feel good about a spot of weekend shopping. Head here and from 5pm tomorrow night get bidding!
FASHION COUNCIL WA’S SWIM & RESORT SERIES ACROSS PERTH
Calling all fashion lovers! The start of the stylish season kicks off tonight at Claremont Quarter with the swim and resort series showcase, but if you can't make that, there's always the Manning Cartell showcase on Saturday night at Point Fraser Boardwalk, or you can catch all the finest WA designers heading to City Beach Surf Life Saving Club this Sunday. All the details for each event can be found here.
Friday 24 November
CHRISTMAS NIGHT OF LIGHTS IN SUBIACO
Who says we need to wait until December to don the Christmas decorations? Team Subi is busting out the holiday cheer and lighting up their streets tomorrow night with lights, market stalls, food and, of course, Santa. Head down to Rokeby Road from 4pm. More info here.
Saturday 25 November
SUMMER X SALT MARKETS IN TRIGG
Clarko Reserve's salty surf markets are back! Kicking off this Saturday and running through to January, all the usual market suspects will be there but this time with a 100% plastic free and waste free mindset. That’s right, it’s all about sustainability and biodegradable loveable goodness and we’re loving it! All the deets here.
SETS ON THE BEACH ON PORT BEACH
Our fave beach party is hitting Port Beach again this Saturday! Pick up your tickets here and spend the arvo dancing in the sun to Thundamentals, Joyride, Basenji and heaps more.
BEST FRIENDS ANIMAL RESCUE QUIZ AT SOUTH PERTH COMMUNITY CENTRE
It’s quiz night this Saturday at the South Perth Community Centre for Best Friends Animal Rescue. Grab a bunch of mates, pull together a $200 table and await your prizes. All money raised will go towards continuing to build their senior dogs animal home. Bless em’.
ETSY MADE LOCAL AT THE STATE THEATRE CENTRE
Featuring stalls from all the WA Etsy sellers, live music and a pop up bar, this is more like a festival than a market. Head to Northbridge from 10am this Saturday to immerse yourself in the creativity coming out of our state. All the info you need is here.
Pride WA is throwing their annual Pride Parade and this year's theme is freedom! Get yourself to Northbridge to soak up all of the vibes, eat a rainbow gelato sandwich from Chicho Gelato and sip a Freedom Ale, brewed by the legends at Nowhereman Brewing in collaboration with Pride WA and Sparkke Change. Get all the details here.
Sunday 26 November
VINES AND VIBES AT BADLANDS BAR
Local wine, an Aperol Spritz Bar, Vibemaster DJs and food trucks galore are what's in store for you at this garden party on Sunday. Tickets will only set you back $10 and you'll get a glass at the door so you can taste drinks from Swings and Roundabouts, Cheeky Monkey, Cider & Co, Westwinds Gin, Whipper Snapper Distillery and more! It kicks off at 2pm, so go and make the most of the sunshine! Get your tickets here.
COCKTAIL NIGHT FOR ZERO2HERO AT TOMPKINS ON SWAN
The Curtin Public Relations Students Chapter is hosting a cocktail party this Sunday to raise money for Zero2Hero—a mental health charity for young people. Grab your $75 ticket here and wind down the year in style!
PICNIC IN THE PARK ON SOUTH PERTH FORESHORE
The scented garden in South Perth’s foreshore will be turning into a delectable dream this Sunday for Picnic In The Park—an event organised by the United Nations Association of Australia. Everything’s provided, you just need to bring $25 and taste your way across the state as you eat up and drink up all things WA. Tickets can be found here.
END OF UNI PARTY AT THE RESIDENT
Celebrate the end of uni life in style this Sunday at The Resident for the annual Red Bull Sound Select party hosted by Block Party. Starting at 2pm, this free event is sure to go off so head here to book your spot.
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