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What’s On In Perth This Week, This Month And Beyond

By Claire Logan

People enjoying a yum cha event, on this month in Perth

Wondering what Perth/Boorloo events to lock into your 2024 events calendar? At Urban List, we've done the hard yards and combed through everything happening in Perth to help you find the best things to do right now. 

From festivals and markets to immersive exhibitions and epic chef's feasts, here’s what’s on in Perth this week, this month and beyond.

What's On In Perth This Month

The Oyster Club: Unlimited 

Servo, Leederville | 28 April

Oysters and share food
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Bottomless doesn’t really get much more baller than Servo’s new endless oyster affair. For $110pp, you'll get two whole hours of unlimited freshly shucked oysters and non-stop booze (cocktails, sparkling and beers), bolstered by a bunch of extra mezze plates from the kitchen to keep you full between shells.

Look, look. Anna Park

AGWA, Perth CBD | 20 April to 8 September

From NYC all the way to Perth, 27-year-old art world prodigy Anna Park will premiere her major new exhibition at AGWA this April. Look, look. Anna Park will feature a series of large-scale signature black and white drawings, including 15 never-before-seen charcoal and ink on paper works created specifically for this show. Celebrated by next gen private collectors like Billie Eilish, Park draws inspo from pop culture and addresses the perception of identity, sexuality and power. She’s also taken the opportunity to team up with Aussie knitwear designer Wah-Wah while she’s her on a limited-edition fashion capsule. 

Pasta Masterclass With Guy Grossi And Paolo Apuzzo

Garum, Perth CBD | Wednesday 17 April

Pasta Masterclass at Garum
Image credit: Garum | Website

Chef Guy Grossi is coming over to Perth this month and as part of his Garum visit he'll be teaming up with Garum's Guest Chef Paolo Apuzzo for one very special pasta masterclass, followed by a delightful pasta lunch with beverages. The only catch is you'll need to carve out time in your cal for a mid-week long lunch. Book here.

Amore di Vino, The Emperor's Dinner With Leeuwin Estate Featuring Guy Grossi And Paolo Apuzzo

Garum, Perth CBD | Thursday 18 April

If you can't make the pasta masterclass, you can at least find yourself a seat at this lavish Roman-themed wine dinner fit for an emperor. The four-course extravaganza will feature a special one-off menu courtesy of Chefs Guy Grossi and Paolo Apuzzo paired with premium wines from Leeuwin Estate. Book here.

Adults Only Super Session At Palace Arcade

Palace Arcade Vic Park | 12 April

Palace Arcade pizza
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Palace Arcade Vic Park is throwing the ultimate adults-only games night with three hours of unlimited arcade games, bottomless drinks (including beer, wine and boozy slushies) and all-you-can-eat pizza. Better yet, the legends have a special $15 off discount code for Urban List readers—just pop in "Lessgo" to get all this for $75pp (it's $90pp without the discount). Best cancel your plans and round up your mates, because this is too good to miss. Get tickets here.

3 Martini Lunch

Bertie, Bassendean | Sunday 14 April from 1 pm

Whether you're a martini fiend or still trying to work up to them, Bertie's blissful 3-martini lunch and masterclass is the perfect way to figure out just how you like 'em. The one-off event pays tribute to the noontime martini lunches that became popular amongst Madison Avenue advertising executives of the 1960s, so rest assured you'll enjoy enough libations to keep Don Draper happy.

Songkran Seafood Banquet

Shui, Subiaco | Sunday 14 April from 7 pm

Shui Head Chef Leigh Power is pulling out all the stops to celebrate Thailand’s famous Songkran water festival—teaming up with WA locals Fins Seafood and Paul Nelson Wines on a special Songkran Seafood Banquet.  We're talking oysters, prawns, lobster and more, all paired with some top vino and finished off with something sweet. 

Arts With The Stars Exhibition

Shipwrecks Museum in Walyalup (Fremantle) | 13 January to 28 April

Aboriginal artists
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Now on at the WA Shipwrecks Museum in Fremantle, the Art With The Stars exhibition showcases artwork from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls from across WA, with a diverse mix of creative projects on show covering basket-weaving, textiles, painting, fashion, dance and more—providing a unique look into their collective stories and connection to country and culture.

Art With The Stars is a project run within the Shooting Stars program that pairs participants from schools across WA with a local Aboriginal artist for 10 weeks—helping girls connect to culture through art-making. 

Silks Endless Yum Cha

Crown Perth, Burswood | First Saturday Of Every Month

Silks Endless Yum Cha
Image credit: Silks | Shot By Thom

Two hours of all-you-can-eat premium yum cha goodness. Okay, Silks, you have our attention. Available from 12pm til 2pm on the first Saturday of every month, Silks' new Endless Yum Cha is the perfect excuse to knock back more than your fair share of premium Cantonese dishes—from pork and prawn siu mai and lobster dumplings to deep fried squid and BBQ glazed pork. And yes, don't worry, they've even got sweets going too, including egg tarts and taro pancakes, plus, unlimited Chinese tea. Adults can get in on the experience for $88pp, with kids for $44pp. If you want to step it up a notch though, you can choose to wash it down with free-flowing Chandon Sparkling for $128pp.

Smoked At The Beaufort

The Beaufort, Mount Lawley | Sundays

Smoked BBQ platter at The Beaufort
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Every Sunday The Beaufort is cranking out epic American BBQ platters piled hire with smoked 'n succulent delights for a very reasonable $38pp. Think Wagyu brisket, sticky pork ribs, spicy wings and jalapeno cheddar sausages paired with classic BBQ sides like mac and cheese, corn bread, fresh slaw and corn ribs. Thirsty? You can wash it down with $10 bloody marys or spicy margs. 

Polarity: Ice And Fire

Fremantle Arts Centre | Until 29 April

As part of Perth Festival's 2024 program of arts and events, Fremantle Arts Centre is hosting a major new immersive exhibition led and narrated by Indigenous artists. Polarity: Ice And Fire is a powerful look at the climate crisis through the eyes of First People and settler artists collaborating with remote communities around the world to showcase the interconnected catastrophe facing all corners of our planet. Described as ‘an exercise in contemporary truth telling', there are 12 audio visual works on display—taking you from the melting ice caps to the devastating summer fires. 

Scarborough Sunset Markets

Scarborough Beach | Thursdays

Scarborough Sunset Markets in Perth
Image credit: Scarborough Sunset Markets | Instagram

Perth’s most iconic summer night markets kick off this week at Scarborough Beach. Drop by from 5pm to feast on all the new market eats including dumplings from Freo fave, Emily Taylor, and shop homemade goods from 30 artisan retailers before grooving on through to the Beach Club for beachside DJ dance parties. This year they've also launched a brand new series of free fitness and wellness classes if you're keen to get a little bit of a sweat on. Find out more here.

Rooftop Movies

Northbridge | Until 27 April

Rooftop Movies in Perth
Image credit: Rooftop Movies | Miles Noel

It’s time to whip out the mozzie repellent, ‘cos your fave pop-up cinema is back with another season of non-stop movie hits. Have a peek at the first release of the program and you’ll find there’s something for everyone. You can get super nostalgic over feel-good classics like Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and Pulp Fiction, or settle in for something new.

Urban Cocktail Trail

Northbridge | Saturday 20 April 

Love a good cocktail? How about strolling from one good bar to the next, spending an afternoon sipping a bunch of expertly crafted beauties with your besties? If this sounds like your idea of a good Saturday, you’ll wanna pick up tickets to the upcoming Urban Cocktail Trail. This one will take you through the streets of Northbridge, with eight separate stops to check out, each with its own unique cocktail creation. Choose your ticket level, pick your starting point and design your cocktail trail—how you play is completely up to you.

Perth Comedy Festival

Multiple Venues Across Perth | 22 April - 19 May

The annual Perth Comedy Festival kicks off another season of laughs on Monday 22 April, with a mix of global and local comedians all locked, loaded and guaranteed to leave you in stitches. From international faves like David O’Doherty, Adam Kay and Stephen K Amos to Aussie legends such as Wil Anderson, Wankernomics, Pete Helliar, Nat’s What I Reckon, Nazeem Hussain, and Annabel Crabb. If you’re not sure where to start, you can always grab a ticket to Best Of The Fest, a variety show featuring a rotating list of all-stars two nights a week at The Rechabite.

More Of What's On In Perth In 2024

Chef Nobu Comes To Perth

Nobu, Crown Perth | 7 and 8 May

Chef Nobu Matsuhisa
Image credit: Chef Nobu Matsuhisa | Supplied

The main man behind some of the world's most premium Japanese dining destinations, Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, has just announced an Aussie tour with a string of not-to-be-missed events popping up across Australia. In Perth, he'll be throwing a luxe all-inclusive cocktail party, complete with premium Japanese canapes, live stations, entertainment and of course, plenty of quality cocktails. If you'd prefer to sit down and savour, he'll also be hosting an eight-course Japanese degustation with premium bevs. Both will set you back $395pp and give you a rare chance to meet the legendary Chef Nobu Matsuhisa in the flesh. Tickets drop Thursday 4 April.

Taylor Made: The Music of Taylor Swift Reimagined And Performed By Perth Symphony Orchestra

RAC Arena | Friday 17 May

Tay Tay may have given Perth the snub (she's a busy gal), but thankfully the Perth Symphony Orchestra is bringing us a whole Swifty Symphony to make up for it. Choose your era, start making friendship bracelets and prepare to sing your heart out and dance in the aisles with your fellow Swifties while the orchestra brings to life T Swift's greatest hits. Whether you're a die hard fan or just wanna taste of the Taylor Made magic, this epic tribute is not to be missed. Tickets go on sale 3pm Tuesday 5 December on Ticketek

Jerry Seinfeld

RAC Arena, Perth | 15 June 2024

For the first time since his massive 2017 tour, legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld is returning to Perth in 2024. He'll be taking to the stage at RAC Arena on Saturday 15 June 2024, with tickets dropping at 12pm AWST on Friday 17 November through Ticketek

An Evening With Dolly Alderton 

Perth Concert Hall | 10 November

The millennial icon behind Everything I Know About LoveGood MaterialThe High Low and more is heading Down Under this November for a string of live shows around the country—including right here in Perth. Don't miss your chance to ask Dolly your own burning questions and soak up her relatable, heart-warming and incredibly witty takes on friendship, love and everything in between. Presale tickets drop 10am AEDT 12 March—head here to sign up to the waitlist. 

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