Things To Do

7 Ways To Start Making The Most Of Your Weeknights

By Sophie Hart - 15 Apr 2019

If there’s one thing we’re abundantly proud of, it’s that our city is overflowing with epic things to do. So why wait until the weekend to reap the benefits?

We’ve partnered with City of Perth to bring you all the unmissable things to do on a Thursday night. And if you needed another excuse to hit the town, there’s a bevy of exclusive deals dropping on 2 May so you can live your best life on a budget. With everything from mini golf and trivia to secret underground gigs, read on to find out how you can beat boredom in Perth.

Play Hookey For Free Beer

In what can only be described as a dream scenario, if you buy an Otherside beer at Wheat Street you’ll receive three chances to hook your second beer for free. And when you think it can’t get any better, there’s also two for one pizzas and live beats. This is how to do a Thursday night right.

The Details

What: Hooked On Beer Thursdays
When: Every Thursday in May
Where: Wheat Street, Yagan Square
For more information click here.

Let Loose At Holey Moley

Prepare for $10 eats, beats and mini golf every Thursday in May at Holey Moley. Wrap your hands around everything from $10 hotdogs, pizza and longnecks, then wash it down with $10 espresso martinis and gin cocktails. There will also be a DJ kicking the festivities off from 5pm so you can let loose on a Thursday without breaking the bank.

The Details

What: $10 Thursdays At Holey Moley
When: Every Thursday in May
Where: Holey Moley, Northbridge
For more information click here.

Get To This Secret Pop-Up Gig

The best way to throw a bit of excitement into your week? A secret gig. Presented by Sofar Sounds, each gig will showcase three up-and-coming artists every Thursday in May. All you’ve got to do is sign up and an invite will be sent to your inbox five days before the show. The secret location will be revealed the day before. We can’t wait.

The Details

What: Sofar Sounds Thursday Like We Friday
Where: A secret location in Perth
When: 7:15pm - 9:00pm, every Thursday in May
For more information click here.

Trivia And Wine

Start your weekend early with some brain-scratching fun at The Stables Bar. Already a crowd-favourite for knock-off drinks, now you’ve got another excuse to round up your mates for a quiz night with Feminem. It’s a cost-effective way to spend your Thursday evening, especially when your $10 booking fee includes a well-deserved glass of wine. Sign us up.

The Details

What: Quiz Nights With Feminem
When: Every Thursday in May
Where: The Stables Bar
Cost: $10 booking fee which includes one glass of wine
For more information click here

Eat Your Way Through This Food Trail

Leading you on a delicious journey to Shy John Brewery and Yum Cha, Street Eats Eatery and Ficus, this is the ultimate food trail and the excuse you needed to devour epic eats on a school night. Choose from two exclusive food and drink options at each stop, and tackle the food trail in any order you please. Be sure to arrive hungry.

The Details

What: Djeran Dining
When: Every Thursday in May
Where: Shy John, Street Eats Eatery and Ficus
For more information click here.

Sumo Wrestling

If you’ve ever dreamt of stepping into a sumo suit and throwing it down in the arena, you’re in luck. Every Thursday in May Goody Two's are making our dreams come true and hosting a friendly sumo suit wrestling competition. Aside from the hilarious antics, they’re also dishing up $2 yakitori skewers and cocktail specials. We’ll wait for you to name a better combo.

The Details

What: Sumo Wrestling
When: 6pm every Thursday in May
Where: Goody Two's
Cost: Free entry
For more information click here

Atomic Rooftop Rave

Grab your bunsen burners and lab coats because The Reveley is hosting a mad scientist rooftop rave. As the sun sets over the city you’ll be sipping on boozy Cola Spiders and wacky test tube cocktails while dancing to an epic DJ set. Your Instagram Stories are going to be fire.

The Details

What: Mad Scientist Rooftop Rave
Where: The Reveley, Eastern Promenade, Elizabeth Quay
When: Every Thursday in May
For more information click here.

With so much going down during the week, there’s no reason to waste another night on the couch in front of the TV. Fire up the group chat, get stuck into the City of Perth and wave goodbye to that mid-week boredom.

Editor’s note: This article is sponsored by City of Perth and proudly endorsed by Urban List. Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make Urban List possible. Click here for more information on our editorial policy.

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