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14 Awesome Things To Do In Perth This Weekend

By Shelby West - 17 Mar 2016

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We have a jam-packed weekend coming up so clear your calendars! It will be full of food, beer, markets, music, some fashion advice and some oldies riding gophers. LOL.

Check out these 14 awesome things to do this weekend in Perth.

Friday 18 March


Originating from WA's south west, Colonioal Brewing Co. stock their amazing range of frothies in four exclusive venues across Perth and The Royal On The Waterfront is one of them. This Friday night, you can meet the brilliant mind behind Colonial, Paul Wyman. He will be taking you through their selection of beers including their German-style kolsch, witbier, India Pale Ale and a super secret project beer! Beeeeeer.

Where: The Royal On The Waterfront, East Perth
When: 6pm, 18 March
Tickets: $40, book here

For more information click here


Perth, get ready for five glorious weeks of dining and drinking because the Eat Drink Perth program launched yesterday! There’s heaps to see, do, taste, sip and learn with over 130 events and special menus. Here’s our handy guide for How To Do Eat Drink Perth Like A Pro. You would be insane to miss out on Perth’s biggest food festival!

Where: Various locations around Perth!
When: 16 March – 23 April

For more information check how to Eat Drink Perth Like A Pro!


As a part of this years Eat Drink PerthLot 20 are holding an indulgent evening purely to enjoy champagne and oysters (what more could you want?!). You will be able to inhale a four-course oyster extravaganza with intermittent canapés and bubbles from Laurent Perrier and Marchand & Burch. Choose between a 6pm sitting or a later 8pm dining option. Our advice? Bring stretchy pants.

Where: Lot 20, Perth
When: 6pm – 18 March
Tickets: $80 book here

For more information click here

Saturday 19 March


We hope you’re not sick of all the food yet, because our homies at The Old Brewery are holding a Beer & Beef Masterclass as a part of Eat Drink Perth. They are giving us a sneak peak into the intricate world of handcrafted beer and some hot tips on how to whip up the ultimate slab of beef. Get the blokes down for the ultimate man date to see how it's really done.

Where: The Old Brewery, Perth
When: 3pm, 19 March
Tickets: $155, book here

For more information click here


This Saturday afternoon Frasers Restaurant in Kings Park will be treating you to a wine delight luncheon. The grape guru himself, Guy Lyons from Forest Hill Vineyard, will be sharing tales from his many years in the winemaking industry. There will be plenty of bottles to be passed around and even more platters to nosh on. If you miss out this round, fear not as there are a couple of extra opportunities to get in on this goodness in the months to come.

Where: Frasers Restaurant, Kings Park
When: 12.30pm, 19 March
Tickets: $110, book here

For more information click here


For 18 years, the Mandurah Crabfest has been winning over our hearts and satisfying our stomachs. The main event is free but there are also a number of ticketed events that are sure to impress. From long table lunches and progressive dinner cruises, to the wonderful displays of art and culture and pop-up food stalls; the Mandurah Crabfest always has something for everyone to enjoy.

Where: Mandurah Foreshore, Mandurah
When: 19 – 20 March

For more information click here


The Salt X Summer Markets are back this weekend for all you healthy living beach bums! These markets are up there with some of our faves and you NEED to head down this weekend to see why. You should expect to find local surf and salty lifestyle stalls, local artists and designers, foodie trucks, coffee and so much more! The perfect way to start your Saturday.

Where: Brighton Beach, Scarborough
When: 9am, 19 March

For more information click here


If you have a flare for fashion and have thought about it as a career option, then this is the perfect opportunity for you. The Australian Style Institute is holding a two-day intensive workshop to teach you everything there is to know. You will learn what a personal stylist actually does, how to shop for a career (ummmm that’s a thing?), how to style TV personalities and so much more! Fashuuuun.

Where: Fraser Suites, Perth
When: 19 – 20 March
Tickets: $397, book here

For more information click here

Sunday 20 march


The Spanda Yoga School, at the Fremantle Fibonacci Centre, is giving y'all the opportunity to come down and try out their yoga classes for free all day on Sunday. Downstairs, Blinco Street Cafe will be whipping up brunch from 11:30am and firing up the wood-fired pizza oven from 6pm. The artist studios out the back will also be open from 9am so make sure you pop in there and have a looksy.

Where: Fremantle Fibonacci Centre Fremantle
When: 8am-8pm, 20 March
For more information click here


The Cold War Kids are no strangers to the shores of Oz, playing at some of our biggest festivals like Splendour In The Grass, Southbound and Falls Festival. They'll be back in town on Sunday to serenade us with some sweet tunes from their fifth album. Catch em' at Metros Freo!

Where: Metropolis Fremantle
When: 8pm, 20 March
Tickets: $70.10, book here

For more information click here


Perth Upmarket is back! Yessss! These awesome markets bring together over 150 of Perth’s most talented artists, designers, foodies and craftspeople and this year, there is even a junior Upmarket and gourmet section! We cant wait to check this one out.

Where: Winthrop Hall, University of WA, Nedlands
When: 10am, 20 March

For more information click here


If you’ve got a nan or pop that is off their rocker and keen for a little bit of Sunday fun, then we’ve got the perfect event for you! The South Perth Senior Citizens Centre will be hosting a Gopher Muster… yep, you heard right. The oldies will compete in time trial races to determine the #1 nan or pop. There will be heaps of prizes to be won (including one for the best decorated gopher) and a sausage sizzle to nosh on. Aaaaaand you get all of this for a gold coin donation! Heck yes!

Where: South Perth Senior Citizens Centre
When: 9.30am, 20 March

For more information click here


To celebrate the closing weekend of the South Perth Fiesta, Angelo Street will be transformed into a bustling marketplace full of food, drinks and live entertainment. Featuring pop-up bars and cider and champagne tastings, there will also be over 120 stalls featuring fashion, homewares, arts and crafts, gourmet street-eats and even treats for your fur baby. BRING YOUR PUPPIES, GUYS.

Where: Angelo Street, South Perth
When: 10am, 20 March

For more information click here


Don’t let the name keep you wondering, friends—this is an annual fundraiser for Breastfed Breast Cancer Care WA. Grab your mum, sister, aunty and lady friends for an afternoon of pink things at The Standard. Come dressed in your finest pink attire for this ultimate garden party and enjoy pink drinks, rose, fun and frivolity, all for an amazing cause. All ticket proceeds will go to Breastfed Breast Cancer Care WA.

Where: The Standard, Perth
When: 2pm, 20 March
Tickets: $80, book here

For more information click here

Want more? Click here for more things to do in Perth!

Gopher Muster | Image credit: Huffington Post

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