It’s already the second week of September and we’re just wondering where the heck this year has disappeared to! But not to worry, there are plenty of fun things to do in Perth this weekend to make the most of your it, from fashion shows and GoT quizzes to rum dinners, seafood feasts and more!
Here are 15 fun things to do in Perth this weekend.
BLOOM FESTIVAL AT S&R ORCHARD
Launching this Saturday and running until Wednesday 13 September, S&R Orchard in the Perth Hills is opening their doors and welcoming visitors to come and enjoy some fresh air in their orchard while it's in full bloom. It's only a 30 minute drive from Perth CBD, so grab your friends and make a day of it. If you can’t be bothered packing a picnic, not to worry – there will be plenty of food and drink available there! For more information click here.
CRAZY HORSE AT CROWN PERTH
Theatre, dance and musical lovers: Crazy Horse: Forever Crazy has hit Crown Perth’s glittering shores, bringing you an authentic French experience without the jet lag. Performing at Crown Theatre Perth until 23 September, Crazy Horse is one of the world’s most sophisticated and illustrious cabaret performances. Bring along bae and order bubbles for the ultimate date night. Check out the website here.
Thursday 7 September
WOMEN’S HEALTH RETREAT AT MAYLANDS
To celebrate women’s health week, Maylands Wellness Centre is hosting a retreat and tickets start at $10. Bargain! The retreat includes short talks covering topics like self care, how to increase energy and much more. You will also receive a Wellness Passport, which will get you a five-minute massage, healthy food, a few health checks and much more, so what’s stopping you? Book your spot here.
RUM RUMBLE DINNER AT SUBIACO HOTEL
We all love a glass or three of wine with dinner, but how about rum? Subiaco Hotel is hosting a three-course Rum Rumble dinner where each course is paired with five cocktails and tastings of rums from all over the world! Think maple mojitos with house made spiced rum and old-fashioned salted maple rum and to keep you on your toes, the menu for the event is a complete surprise. Click here to book your place.
Friday 8 September
SPRING HAS SPRUNG SOIREE AT RELOVED FASHION
When it comes to spring cleaning, I think we can all agree that most of the time we never fully succeed. But this Friday if you bring your old clothes to Reloved Fashion in Fremantle, you’ll get a glass of vino, a sweet little discount on any purchases you make and you’ll get to feel good about the fact that all of the proceeds are going towards RSPCA. Shopping, spring cleaning and helping animals all at once. Sounds good. For more information click here.
Saturday 9 September
QUIZ OF THRONES AT THE LEOPOLD HOTEL
I think it's safe to say we all think we are the biggest Game Of Thrones fans, but now you have the chance to prove it. That’s right, the Leopold Hotel is hosting a Game of Thrones quiz night and the excitement doesn’t stop there. Dress up as your favourite character for your chance to win best dressed, plus whoever wins the quiz gets $150! There will be $10 cocktails and $5 shots on all night and tickets are only $10 each! To book your spot click here.
BEAU EST MIEN COLLECTION LAUNCH AT FREMANTLE ARTS CENTRE
If you love indulging in drinks and nibbles while shopping (yes please!), then this is the perfect event for you. Beau Est Mien’s latest range of stationery products and artworks was inspired by their favourite parts of Australia, and it will all be on display and for sale. Be the first to shop the new collection, which includes artwork reproductions, notebooks and much more. For more information click here.
RUINART AND FRUITS DE MER AT MAYFAIR
Calling all seafood fanatics, the perfect event for you is launching this Saturday. Available every Saturday from 1 to 3pm, you will be able to spend your afternoon dining on a fresh seafood platter paired with champagne and rose at Mayfair Lane. With everything from clams and oysters to prawns and crayfish. Prices start from $149 per person (or $139 per person for group bookings of six or more) and you just need to reserve at least 24 hours in advance. To make a booking click here.
WANDERLUST 108 AT LAKE GWELUP RESERVE
Do you love yoga and meditation just as much as you love running? Yes? Well, Wanderlust 108 combines all three! The event kicks off with a five kilometre run, followed by a 75 minute session of DJ-powered yoga, and finally a group meditation to bliss you right out! For more information click here.
14TH ANNUAL ARAB FILM FESTIVAL AT CURTIN UNIVERSITY
Do something a little different this weekend and get yourself to this year’s Arab Film Festival. This year's focus is on the lives of generations of Arab women and how they have had to navigate and overcome modern day prejudice. For more information on showing times and to purchase your tickets, click here.
MOTEZ ‘THE FUTURE’ TOUR LIVE AT VILLA NIGHTCLUB
If you love music that you can dance all night to then make sure you get a ticket to the Motez show at Villa this Saturday. Renowned for his progressive originals and remixes from major artists such as Disclosure, Ellie Goulding, Flume and more, you know this is going to be a good night out. To purchase your ticket, click here.
FREO SAYS YES
We’ve all checked we’re enrolled to vote and now we’re just waiting for those papers to get sent out in the mail. But while you wait, why not head to Fremantle and show your support for marriage equality. The day will be filled with live music, performances and of course, a whole lot of love. For more information click here.
Sunday 10 September
BEAUFORT STREET ARTISAN MARKET IN MOUNT LAWLEY
You all know how much we love a good marketplace, and the Beaufort Street Artisan markets are some of the best. Go for a wander around the Mary Street piazza and discover some of WA’s best artists and designers. For more info click here.
LONDON COURT'S 80TH BIRTHDAY IN PERTH
As part of the Telstra Perth Fashion Festival, London Court is celebrating its 80th birthday with ‘Windows of the City’. There will be art, food and fashion from 1pm, so head into the city for a bit of culture this Sunday. Find out more here.
RESTYLE RUNWAY AT FORREST PLACE
Another Fashion Fest event, the Restyle Runway is always one of our faves. Using fashion finds from op shops around Perth, the pros will put together some seriously chic outfits which will have you questioning whether you really need to spend $200 on that new dress. This is a free event so don’t miss it. Find out more here.
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