From markets dedicated to baked goods and buying your lovely mum handmade gifts to celebrating like it's 1999, there are plenty of things to do in Perth if you know where to look!
Here are 13 fun things to do in Perth this weekend.
Friday 12 May
No Groove In The Moo 90’s Night At Bar OneTwenty
For all of the unlucky souls not dancing the weekend away at Groove In The Moo, Bar OneTwenty has you taken care of. They’re throwing a 90’s party featuring all of the smash hits from the era—there’ll even be 90’s inspired drinks on offer! What better way to welcome the weekend than embracing one of the best decades! For more information click here.
Tash Sultana At The Astor Theatre
Perth concert goers rejoice, Tash Sultana is hitting our shores for what is sure to be an amazing night! The Triple J Unearthed artist has gone from strength to strength, and after playing venues all over the world she is now in Perth ready for us to witness her vocal magic IRL. For more information on this awesome lady (and the event), click here.
The Last Drop | Public Pop Up At Distribution Lane
In very sad news, Distribution Lane will be closing at the start of 2018, so to celebrate their final year they will be throwing a few public events in 2017, with the first one happening tomorrow night. They’ll have a fully licenced cash bar running from 4 to 11pm (so remember to hit the ATM before you get there), as well as tasty eats from the guys at Eat No Evil. Click here for more info.
Saturday 13 May
Flour Market West Coast Bake At The Goods Shed Claremont
A whole Saturday morning filled with the best of Perth’s sweet treats? That’s what’s on offer at The Goods Shed in Claremont this weekend thanks to the Flour Market. A regular occurrence over in the eastern states, the Flour Market is dedicated to bringing the most amazing baked goods to the people. With Glazed and Confused, Mary Street Bakery, Lenu Lu and Top Dup all making an appearance, we have no doubt it's going to be a delicious morning. For more information click here.
Winter Wellness VIP Day At Karrinyup Shopping centre
Just because the weather is cooling down doesn’t mean you need to hide away, and thanks to Karrinyup Shopping centre you have a good excuse not to! Karrinyup is putting on a whole day of fun activities and healthy treats to help you feel your best. Plus ex-Bachelor Sam Wood will be hosting one of the many fitness sessions (don’t act like you aren’t fangirling). To find out how you can sweat it up with Mr Wood himself, click here.
I Love Free Souvla At Zeus Street Greek
A new Greek joint has opened in Mount Lawley and to celebrate they are dishing out free souvla this weekend! Zeus Street Greek is opening their doors this Saturday and doing it Greek style—by feeding you to excess of course! To make their food taste even better, every free pita that leaves their doors will result in them donating $2 to Cord, a charity helping those with spinal cord injuries. For more information on this tasty event, click here.
The Rise Of Sneaker Culture At The Art Gallery Of WA
Opening this weekend at AGWA, The Rise Of Sneaker Culture celebrates the most comfy things you can wear on your feet. There’s plenty of free action to catch, including cardboard sneaker making, live graffiti, a popup skatepark and plenty of tunes to keep you in the mood. For more info, click here.
Three Plates And A Chef At Halo Espresso
You’d be nuts to miss this amazing pop-up dining experience showcasing the delicious pistachio! Plate and Barrel are throwing another amazing food party with the latest instalment of Three Plates and a Chef at Halo Espresso this weekend. The menu has been kept hush-hush but one thing’s for sure, you will not be leaving hungry. For more information, click here.
Sunday 14 May
Mothers Day At Jamie’s Italian
Mamma Mia, Jamie’s Italian is putting on the Italian feastyour mum deserves! Celebrate that lovely lady in your life with something you can enjoy too—good food. A special menu will be offered on the day with everything from truffle tagliatelle to dessert planks, so you’ll get bulk brownie points for sure. Oh, and did we mention every mum gets a free glass of fizz? For more information on this special event click here.
Eurovision 2017 Grand Final Party At Nelsons Pop Up Bar
It’s that time of year again—Eurovision is back. Cue scary costumes, large hair and interesting dance moves! Nelsons pop up bar in Maylands is celebrating all things Eurovision with bingo, costume competitions, themed drinks and more! If you love this musical extravaganza, say it loud and say it proud, then click here for more information.
Peter & Bambi Heaven The Magic Inside At The State Theatre Centre Of WA
Prepare to laugh yourself silly at this Perth Comedy Festival must see! You can expect a whole lot of cringe as well as plenty of laughs. Starring La Soiree’s Asher Treleaven, audience involvement is non-negotiable!. For more information on this hilarious show, click here.
Perth Maker’s Market In Applecross
Whether you go with your mum or by yourself, this market is set to have something for everyone! There’ll be plenty of live music, yummy food and beautiful artisan stalls. Remember to bring an empty stomach and plenty of hands to carry your amazing finds! For more information, click here.
All Month Long
Pop-Up Bourbon Bar At The Queens
A pop-up bourbon bar is coming to The Queens this month, and it’ll be four straight weeks of all things Wild Turkey. For cocktails, think rye and freshly juiced granny smith apples on ice, and an in-house barrel aged hazelnut old fashioned. There’ll also be live music by Paper Moon, who’ll perform live jazz, blues and soul covers every Wednesday from 6.30pm. You won’t want to miss this one, guys. Head here for more about Wild Turkey!
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