Caught a serious case of Mondayitis? Don’t worry Perthlings, we’ve got a few super fun activities to up the fun factor this week. Whether it’s stuffing your face with a five-course feast, enjoying Melbourne Cup Day in style, catching a Japanese flick or grabbing your mates for a day of cow hunting we have one guarantee…this week will certainly not be boring!
Here are five awesome things to do in Perth this week.
Tuesday November 1
Cow Parade At Various Locations
Get ready to moooooooove Perth. Forget Pokémon, what better way to get out and about than grabbing your pals for a day of cow hunting around Perth city? For the next six weeks, 40 life-sized cows (painted by some fab Aussie artists and international stars including Radiohead) will make home in our city. So milk this event for all its worth and support our local artists. Read more about it here.
Melbourne Cup At Various Locations
Canapés, champagne and horse racing…it’s Melbourne Cup time! Gals, pull out your fascinators and gents I hope your suit is dry cleaned because Melbourne Cup day is one to celebrate in style. Check out our top picks for where you should celebrate here, or why not make a day of it and head to Ascot!
A Conversation On Making A Murderer At Perth Concert Hall
If you need a good reason to pace yourself at your Melbourne Cup Day celebrations, we've found it. Dean Strang and Jerry Buting, Steven Avery's defence attorneys, are touring Australia to talk all things Making A Murderer, as well as the broader implications of the case. There will be time for Q&A so we can get those burning questions off our chest while we wait for season 2 to hit our screens. Get your tickets here.
Wednesday November 2
Japanese Film Festival At Hoyts Carousel
Calling all movie buffs, the Japanese Film Fest kicks off in Perth on Wednesday and there’s plenty on offer. Whether you are a fan of anime, romance, action, drama, thriller or comedy, the fest will provide the best in new and classic Japanese films. And what better way to enjoy date night that with some pre movie sashimi at Kuza Japanese Get the full program here.
Thursday November 3
Geisha in a Kilt At Wok St Chow House
What happens when you combine Asian inspired dishes with some of the best Scottish Whiskeys in town? Geisha in a Kilt! Come down to Wok St Chow House to see Japan take on Scotland in an extravagant five course feast! Think smoked salmon nigiri, roast duck breast and of course salted caramel ice cream with grapefruit, yashmak and peanut brittle. Get in quick and join the fun here.
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Perth Racing | Image credit: Louise Coghill