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15 Rad Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Pim Pattanasuk - 10 Nov 2016

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Get ready to make some tough decisions about what to do this weekend, because it’s chockers with an array of super cool events. Whether it be sinking a couple of beers with the boys, making a minor dent in your purse with the gals, strolling with your pooch for a pawesome cause, getting feral with your friends or treating yourself to some me time with free yoga at the beach—you’re absolutely spoilt for choice Perthians.

Here are 15 rad things to do this weekend!

Friday 11 November

Kaleidoscope Festival Joondalup

There’s something to excite everyone at this FREE festival with four magical nights to immerse yourself in a wonderland of spectacular architectural projection, projection performance, virtual reality, mobile animated art, fluorescent interactive activities, luminous spaces, incredible music, food trucks galore & heaps more. Get the lowdown here.

Where: Joondalup City Centre
When: Nov 10 at 5:30pm - Nov 13 at 10pm
For more information click here.

Feral Fest 4

Feral Fest is back bigger and better than ever for its fourth time in the Bar Pop Urban Orchard. Grab your crew and enjoy more than 20 of Feral Brewing Company's award winning beers while live music from RTRFM 92.1 sets the vibe. For only $20, you’ll score a can of feral and a fistful of pork crackle on arrival.

Where: Perth Urban Orchid
When: Nov 11 at 4pm - Nov 12 at 12am
For tickets click here.
For more information click here.

Guildford Twilight Market

Pack the picnic rug and settle in for a fun filled evening as The Guildford Twilight Market returns for its third season with some of Perth's finest food trucks who'll be dishing out flavours from around the globe. Browse the market stalls where the old meets the new with vintage, retro, upcycled and handcrafted wares and collectables. If you happen to have rugrats in tow, there’s also free children's activities like face painting, a bouncy castle and games.

Where: Meadow St, Guildford
When: Nov 11 at 5pm - 9pm
For more information click here.

Wine Battle

Enjoy relaxed vibes at Toastface Grillah while DJs spin tunes as Wine Battle is landing for the first time ever! The event will showcase WA’s new wave of winemaking talent who are breaking the traditional winemaking moulds. Taste your way through the line-up of wines and cast your votes to see who is crowned the Wine Battle winner while you indulge in a glass or bottle from the bar with one of their world-famous toasties.

Where: Toastface Grillah
When: Nov 11 at 5:30pm - 8:30pm
For tickets click here.
For more information click here.

Festival Fromage

Calling all cheese lovers! There is a cheese god out there and he’s delivered a festival which allows you to choose your own cheese adventure that showcases the best artisan cheese makers, local wine producers, distillers, brewers and makers of all kinds of deliciousness. Need I say more?

Where: Perth Town Hall
When: Nov 11 at 5pm to Nov 13 at 9pm
For tickets click here.
For more information click here.


Yep, a festival dedicated to beer. Gather the crew, maybe book a masterclass or just enjoy the live music, comedy and other forms of entertainment while you get check out the most comprehensive range of exclusive WA Craft Brewers and Cider-makers, Spirits and premium food. Hell yeah!

Where: Esplanade Park, Fremantle
When: Nov 11 at 5pm to Nov 13 at 7pm
For tickets click here.
For more information click here.

Courtyard Club 

Round up your gang for the second edition of Courtyard Club! Kick off your weekend latin-style as this weekend’s theme is presented by El Ritmo and featuring Eleventeen Eston.  

Where: State Theatre Centre Courtyard
When: Nov 11 at 5pm – 10pm
For more information click here.

Saturday 12 November

Pet Photos With Santa

It's that time of the year again to get a Santa family photo with your pet/s (or family). Feel good about it as $5 from each photo gets donated to ‘Best Friends Animal Rescue’ project to set up a retirement home for ageing pets. NAW! Places fill up quickly so we recommend making a booking.

Where: Pet Lover's Cafe
When: Nov 12 – Nov 13 at 8am - 4pm
Tickets: Booking are essential as places fill us quickly. $20 is per photo.
For more information click here.

Lady Bird Markets 

Grab the gals for a unique shopping experience with Lady Bird Markets. This carefully and beautifully curated market will showcase over 30 stalls showcasing some of WA’s best handmade and designed products. Don’t mind if I do!

Where: Floreat Forum Shopping Centre
When: Nov 12 at 9am – 5pm
For more information click here.

Spring Day At The Races

Hustle everyone and dress to impress as Ascot welcomes the racing season in style with fashions on the field, sweeps and auctions, unlimited premium canapés and beverages, live music and chef demos from some of Perth's premium restaurants. Oooh La La!

Where: Ascot Racecourse
When: Nov 12 12:30pm – 5:30pm
Buy Tickets – 08 9324 3703
For more information click here.

Free Yoga By The Beach

Schedule in some ‘me time’ this weekend as the girls from Heart Your Body Perth guide you through a damn relaxing experience on one of our gorgeous beaches. Ahhhhh yes please.

Where: Brighton Beach
When: Nov 12 9:30am - 11:30am
For more information click here.

Mega Market

The team behind Little Market Place understand that although the urges are real to splurge, sometimes the bank account just won’t let ya. Hearing your prayers, no item at this mega market will be over $50. It’s happening on Saturday so we say treat yourself to a new outfit for the night’s shenanigans.

Where: Curtin Stadium Gym
When: Nov 12 10am - 2pm
For more information click here.

Open House Perth

For all you nosey parkers, out there... Ever walked past a building that you’re not allowed in and wondered what it’s like inside? Open House Perth unlocks the doors to some of the city's most iconic buildings to the public. Annnd it’s completely free. With over 90 destinations on the program, ain’t no curious cat being killed here…

Where: Perth
When: Nov 12 – Nov 13
For more information click here.

Sunday 13 November

DIY Terrarium Workshop

If there’s one trend we’ve been liking on the Gram, it’s the totally aesthetically pleasing terrariums popping up! Learn all the tricks of the trade with Horticultural educator Eloise Ashton as she teaches you the ropes on how to miniscape your own little green garden. To top that off, all funds raised will be donated to Do You See What I See— a charity supporting the education of young women in India. Now this is something we’re definitely getting around!

Where: Hyde Park
When: Nov13 at 10am – 2pm
For tickets click here
For more information click here.

Bark For Life

There’ll be lots for your pooch to do at this pawesome event, with dog-friendly stalls, micro-chipping, vet checks, training demos and an obstacle course will also be set-up, ensuring you and your furry friends have a ball. Reckon s/he has fashionista pet-tential? Find out if everyone else agrees at the A Bark For Life Fashions on The Field comp! *Wolf whistle* anyone

Where: Paul Hasluck Reserve, Dalkeith
When: Nov 13 at 10am – 2pm
For tickets click here
For more information click here.

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Image credit: Bar Pop Urban Orchard

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