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14 Stellar Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Pim Pattanasuk - 01 Dec 2016

This Weekend In


Alright Perthies, December has embraced us with open arms and this weekend is looking top notch! Whether it be frolicking around at a festival, having your Pitch Perfect moment with an a capella group, treating yourself at the markets, stuffing your face with endless amounts of crispy fried chicken or all of the above—there’s certainly loads to do and we don’t blame you for trying to fit it all in!

Here are 14 stellar things to do in Perth this weekend.

Friday 2 December

Eat Fried Chicken (guilt-free) For A Good Cause

If you’re looking for an excuse to eat endless amounts of crispy fried chicken guilt-free, you’ve come to the right place. For the entire month of December, Ribs & Burgers will be serving up succulent ribs of tender goodness for Ribs 4 Kids in support of Save Our Sons (the peak body for Duchenne in Australia). Served with their legendary ranch sauce (it’s seriously so good you could drink it), these mouth-watering new ribs are an absolute must, and considering $2 from each sale will go straight to the children’s charity, you can eat as many as you want.

Where: All Ribs & Burgers stores nationwide 
When: 1 December – 31 December

For more information click here

Love & Lové | Highgate

It’s time to jiggle off those weekday blues at Late Night Valentine with the Kalonga team this Friday night. The jungle vibes will be flowing freely from 4pm in LNV’s amphitheatre so you can watch the sunset while you shake what your mumma gave ya! Time to loosen those ties, gents, and get rid of those pencil skirts, ladies.

Where: Late Night Valentine
When: 2 December, 4pm to 2am
For more information click here

The Secrets of Mansinging | Fremantle

If you’re like us, you’ll occasionally indulge in a few guilty repeats of Pitch Perfect each year. Not only because of Fat Amy’s one-liners but also for the epic a capella scenes. The Secrets of Mansinging delivers a be-hatted, behemoth of bearded individuals performing a variety of a capella songs. You’re definitely going to want to get among this.

Where: Fly By Night Musicians Club
When: 2 December, 7pm to 10pm
For tickets click here.
For more information click here

Saturday 3 December

Summer x Salt Markets | Scarborough

We’ve always been a fan of making the most of our stunning coastline as well as supporting the economy by treating ourselves to new things and the Summer x Salt markets combine those two loves. The sustainability focussed community markets at the beautiful Brighton Reserve feature loads of stalls, food trucks and live entertainment. Gather your beach babin’ tribe and stay salty folks!

Where: Brighton Beach
When: 3 December, 9am to 1pm
For more information click here

Wonderland | Subiaco

Adventurer? Explorer? Curious and courageous? This year’s Wonderland Festival is returning for its sixth year and is the perfect shindig for the wild at heart. Migrating from the bushland at Belvoir to the shady, green parks of Subiaco, Flight Facilities will captain the ship as you frolic the grounds, with the help of Hayden James, The Jungle Giants, DUNE RATS, Japanese Wallpaper, Skegss, Asta & Three Hands One Hoof and a seriously top line up of local legends. See you there!

Where: Kitchener Park, Subiaco
When: 3 December, 1pm to 10:45pm
For tickets click here
For more information click here

An Evening With Missy Higgins | Kings Park

Imagine an evening under the stars as you and your crew gather at the spectacular Kings Park & Botanic Garden listening to the voice of Missy Higgins. Expect iconic hits and a smattering of newbies from the beloved Melbourne based singer-songwriter as she performs with up to 60 of the country's best orchestral musicians. So, pack the picnic rug and hamper and tuck yourself in for a sublime evening!

Where: Kings Park & Botanic Garden
When: 3 December, 5pm
For tickets click here
For more information click here

Record Club Roadshow Presents The Beatles & ELO | Perth

This is a public service announcement to all Beatles fans. No, not the little garden critters, the biggest band of the 60s (and of all time), plus one of the biggest selling bands of the 70s. The band’s most iconic songs will be played live by some of WA's best musicians. This is a night not to be missed for the ironic millennials and the nostalgic baby-boomers out there. Enjoy courtyard vibes and put those vocal cords to use as you belt out with the band.

Where: Bar Pop Back Yard
When: 3 December, 5pm to 12am
For more information click here

Angus Dawson—Single Launch | Northbridge

Gather the gang to enjoy chilled vibes at The Bird as Angus Dawson celebrates the launch of his new single. The night will feature the electronic producer with a full band as well as special guests joining him on stage. So head on down and support the local legend with a cold frothie and loads of positive vibes.

Where: The Bird
When: 3 December, 6pm to 11:59pm
For more information click here

Sunday 4 December

East Fremantle Festival On George Street | East Fremantle

One of our favourite little streets in Perth will come alive this weekend with a makers’ market, live jazz and other fun, free entertainment. Word on the street is our faves at Young George will be putting on an outdoor tasting tent, pop-up clothing store and live DJ (we’ve even heard whispers they’ll be selling Christmas hams). Get on it!

Where: George Street, East Fremantle
When: 4 December, 1pm to 7pm
For more information click here

Light Up Leederville Carnival 2016 | Leederville

Leederville Connect is proud to announce the return of their inaugural free, all-ages celebration that showcases the unique lifestyle of Leederville in a giant street festival. Expect heaps of interesting activities for you socialites to immerse yourselves in as there’ll be market stalls, 16 artists painting on large canvases, the launch of a new brewery, pop-up restaurants and WAAFL demonstrations, just to name a few. Get around it!

Where: Leederville
When: 4 December, 12pm to 9pm
For more information click here

Perth Makers Market | Applecross

Heyo Marketeers! Perth Makers Market is a handmade only market in Applecross. The crafty event offers 120+ stalls including woodwork, toys, clothing, terrariums, art, sculpture and more—there are plenty of beautiful items to see (and buy!), plus loads of delish food options for fine diners and market goers!

Where: Heathcote Museum and Gallery
When: 4 December, 9:30am to 3:30pm
For more information click here

Boy And Bear | Fremantle

Boy oh boy. To say the past few years has been a whirlwind for this home-grown group is a total understatement. Fresh from a stellar set at Splendour and the Grass, the five-time ARIA winners released their third studio album Limit Of Love in 2015. Expect indie, fun and chilled vibes as these guys take you through an acoustic journey in our lovable Freo. What better way to indulge in some cold ones with your crew?

Where: Fremantle Prison
When: 4 December, 5pm to 10pm
For tickets click here
For more information click here

Gizzfest Perth | Perth

Does the sound of courtyard vibes on a balmy Sunday evening just excite you? Top that off with King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard entertaining you and you’ve got yourself a night to remember. The band have been crushing it all over the world on their Nonagon Infinity album tour selling out nearly every show in Europe, US and Australia and owning major festival main stages the world over including our own Splendour in the Grass and Dark Mofo. Hot damn! For a band that always does things their own way on their own terms, this is an opportunity for them to bring their own special kind of multi-act madness to their intimate shows. Hells yeah!

Where: Bar Pop Back Yard
When: 4 December, 4pm to 10pm
For tickets click here
For more information click here

For more fun-filled things to do in Perth, click here!

Image credit: Ribs & Burgers

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