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50 Things To Do In Perth This Spring

By Tessa Gallagher

Things To Do In Perth

From roadtrips to refreshing swims, from rooftop drinks to rad new restaurants, there are plenty of things to do in Perth this spring. Explore all of Perth’s most beautiful spots, try something new and top it all off with a crisp white wine at the end of the day. Yep, we’re pretty freaking excited that spring is upon us.

Here’s your hit list of things to do in Perth this spring (while it’s not yet sweltering but you’ve officially put the uggies away).

  1. Get rooftoppin’. Check out our pick of Perth’s best rooftop bars.
  2. Work up a sweat by going on one of Perth’s best walks and hikes.
  3. Find something new to cook and have a wander through one of Perth’s best farmers’ markets to get your ingredients.
  4. Go for a swim at the beach and feel outraged at how f*cking freezing the water is.
  5. Make an excuse to spoil yourself and book yourself in at Bodhi J for a massage or facial…or both!
  6. Realise you haven’t exercised all winter and choose one of these super fun exercise classes.
  7. Spoil yourself to a day off for Melbourne Cup and don your fanciest frock/suit for lunch at one of these venues.
  8. Get your pins out and treat yo-self to a spring playsuit. You can find eight of our favourites here.
  9. Get your gang together and go on an epic Fremantle bar crawl (you can start with these 12 bars!)
  10. Get yourself to The Black Truffle in North Fremantle and stuff yourself full of cheese. Because cheese.
  11. Hop on the ferry and go spend a day trying to get the best #quokkaselfie on Rottnest.
  12. Enjoy one of the many amazing foodie events happening in WA this spring.
  13. Go on a road trip down to Margaret River and meet Marco Pierre White and heaps of other amazing chefs at this year’s Margaret River Gourmet Escape.
  14. Dust off the vintage bike you got for your birthday last year (but still haven’t used) and start post-dinner rides around your neighbourhood.
  15. Book yourself into dinner at one of Perth’s new crop of restaurants you should know about.
  16. Get yourself to the new State Buildings and have a drink at Petition Beer Corner, dinner at Petition Kitchen and a nightcap at Petition Wine Bar & Merchant, cos you’re cool like that.
  17. Have brekky at one (or all) of our 15 breakfasts to try in 2015.
  18. Tick off all of the bars on our 35 Perth Bars You Should Have Been To list.
  19. Indulge in one of Perth’s best doughnuts, cos it’s not quite bikini season just yet.
  20. Impress your boss and book in your work Christmas party at one of Perth’s best private dining rooms.
  21. Get yourself to one of Perth’s outdoor cinemas and soak up some culture or an old-school flick.
  22. Stalk one of Perth’s best food trucks and have yourself a glorious and cheap dinner.
  23. Try barefoot bowling with your mates. Bonus: Bowling Clubs serve really cheap beer!
  24. Get fresh for spring and get yourself (or your man friend) to one of our fave Perth barbers for a sweet new do.
  25. Make your way through our list of 50 Meals You Should Have Eaten If You Live In Perth.
  26. Be a legend of a girlfriend/boyfriend/wife/husband and book in an epic date night at one of these Perth restaurants.
  27. Spend a boozy Sunday arvo drinking pints at one of the best Sunday sessions in Perth.
  28. Grab your mates and get yourself to the Swan Valley for some wine time at one of our favourite Swan Valley wineries.
  29. Start a health kick by drinking one of Perth’s best superfood smoothies.
  30. Start planning your new year celebrations, even though you know you’ll end up chilling out with mates down south.
  31. Pick up some fish n’ chips and head to the beach for a glorious Indian Ocean sunset. #bestspringever
  32. Wake up ridiculously early cos it gets light so damn early and wonder why Perth doesn’t have daylight savings (here’s 30 hilarious reasons why we should!)
  33. Start telling anyone who will listen how you think this will probably be the hottest summer ever.
  34. Get yourself to one of the many epic music festivals happening in Perth. You might like to start with this one.
  35. Catch a gig at Perth Arena and go for dinner herehere, here or here beforehand.
  36. Make tracks to Serene Day Spa for a pedicure. (You know you need one!)
  37. Treat your Mum to an afternoon out at one of Perth’s best high teas.
  38. Get yo selves to one of the many fun street parties around Perth. You can start with this one!
  39. Bite into a delicious baked good at one of Perth’s best bakeries.
  40. Realise it’s the season that oysters and champagne constitute a perfectly acceptable dinner and try some of Perth’s best oysters.
  41. Buy your morning coffee from somewhere you haven’t tried before. We suggest here, here, here or here.
  42. Invent the best ever roadtrip snack mix from here.
  43. Get your pals together, don your fanciest dress or suit and have a day at the races.
  44. Get crafty and try a new class here.
  45. Get cultural and go check out a show at The State Theatre or The Blue Room in Northbridge.
  46. Go explore a neighbourhood you haven’t been to for a while like here or here.
  47. Go see some amazing art in some incredible Freo homes at Artist Open House Fremantle.
  48. Make your way through our list of Perth's best cocktails.
  49. Give your wardrobe a spring clean and buy some sweet new workout threads.
  50. Treat your soon-to-be-married besty to a killer hen's party.

Want more Perthy goodness? Check out 50 Things You Should Have Done If You Live In Perth!

Image credit: Louise Coghill

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