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5 Awesome Things To Do In Perth This Week

By Emma Pegrum - 14 Jan 2019

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The week ahead is shaping up to be a fun one. With Fringe World having kicked off on the weekend, it’s officially that time of year where there is so much to do every night of the week that it’s overwhelming; but allow us to try and break it down for you.

Aside from the mayhem that is Fringe (you could definitely hit a show each night if you wanted to know), there’s also a bunch of good times on offer elsewhere; food markets, dance classes and vegan feasts round things out. Here are five awesome things to do this week in Perth.

All Week

Fringe World tends to mean nights spent at home become few and far between. We fully support this. Check out our top picks at this year’s festival and start planning your week’s rush ticks. Will it be a slice of comedy, pinch of cabaret or perhaps some live tunes?

Monday 21 January

Fr’Inglewood Monday Night Markets


Your favourite Monday Night Markets just got a whole lot better with a solid dosage of Fringe vibes being injected into the festivities. On top of the regular truckload of good food on offer, expect a surprising and entertaining variety line-up of Fringe performers to appear at the markets this week.

Tuesday 22 January

Free Latin Dance Classes At The Raffles Hotel


With your new year intentions still fresh in your mind, why not attempt a new skill? Free Latin Dance Classes with Ritmo Caliente seem like the place to be if you want to combine good times with learning something new and different. There’s everything from Salsa and Bachata to Kizomba and Zouk classes going down. And if you don’t know what those are, you will after Tuesday.

Summer Vegan Feast At Sweetwater Rooftop Bar

East Fremantle

This one’s for the plant-based eaters. It’s a dedicated Summer Vegan Feast at one of Freo’s favourite venues, Sweetwater Rooftop Bar. Everything down to the cocktails will be 100% vegan, curated by Head Chef Leigh Power. Stay tuned for the menu release.

Wednesday 23 January

Lefty Food Trucks At The Left Bank

East Fremantle

Wednesday nights in Fremantle have been taken up a notch with full summer vibes on offer at Lefty Food Trucks. Next week, you can enjoy delicious eats from Justchillin Van, T Sisters Fresh Food and The Phat Pharaoh; take it inside and enjoy drinks at The Left Bank with your meal.

Thursday 24 January

Summer Fruits Festival At S&R Orchard


S&R Orchard is inviting one and all into their gorgeous grounds for their 2019 Summer Fruits Festival, which kicked off over the weekend. You can spend the whole of Thursday picking and head home with a 1.5kg bag full of nectarines and plums.

Looking for more fun? Check out all these things to do in Perth.

Image credit: Fringe World Festival

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