The second half of the year is well underway (seriously though, where does the time go?). Michael Buble is currently dusting himself off for the Christmas countdown and the weather is FINALLY starting to look a little brighter.
This time of year tends to fill up fast, so we suggest you start booking in all the good stuff now. If you're a little stuck on what to hit up, we've rounded up some of our fave events.
Without further ado, here’s what’s on in Perth this week, this month and beyond.
The Wonderful World Of Wine Masterclass Series
Every Sunday In October | Bistro Guillaume, Burswood
Sip, sniff and swirl your Sunday arvo away with Crown's world-class Sommelier Michele Nociti as he hosts a series of Wine Masterclasses at Bistro Guillaume. Perfect for beginners or enthusiasts alike, these classes will help you master the skill of wine tasting through five beautiful, hand-picked, West Australian wine tastings, all while tucking into an indulgent grazing board. Book your seat here.
Boosted Series: Fireside Chat With Urban List
Tuesday 19 October | Spacecubed, Perth
Ever wondered how to get your event or business featured on Urban List? Well, our Head Of Content, Tessa Gallagher, will be sharing tips and tricks on how to pitch to media and what sort of things we look for here at Urban List at the first in Spacecubed’s Boosted Series on Tuesday 19 October. Kicking off at 8.30am, your ticket also includes a delicious breakfast spread plus plenty of opportunities to ask questions and network with like-minded people.
Vegan Feasts Spring Edition
Tuesday 19 October | Sweetwater Rooftop Bar, East Fremantle
Head up to the lush rooftop restaurant at Sweetwater in East Fremantle this week for a seasonal vegan feast that’ll seriously impress. Trust us, these dishes are so good, even your non-vegan friends will be wiping their bowls clean over five delectable courses—think sesame-crusted cauliflower and mushroom dumplings, plus vegan wines, and cocktails. Book here.
Songbird’s Sound Paired Dinner
TUESDAY 19 OCTOBER | SONGBIRD AT THE RITZ, PERTH
For one night only, the Ritz Carlton’s ultra-luxe rooftop bar Songbird will play host to a decadent degustation dinner paired with a curated playlist to take your senses on the ultimate adventure. The experiential menu by Chef de Cuisine Stephen Cocks features some of the best oysters you’ll get to taste in this lifetime, a mouth-watering char siu pork fillet and super indulgent chocolate and salted caramel dessert. The five-course dinner matched with wines and a cocktail on arrival is paired with a curated playlist by Jake Meadows—brought to life by Bang & Olufsen’s incredible signature sound. Jaw-dropping views of Elizabeth Quay and an oh-so smooth sound system will set the mood for what’s sure to be the ultimate night out. Book here.
UMA x Plantagenet Dinner
Wednesday 20 October | Pan Pacific, Perth
UMA is joining forces with Great Southern winery Plantagenet for a delicious four-course Peruvian dinner with paired wines this Wednesday night. With delightful dishes like trout ceviche, grilled Shark Bay prawns, suckling pig and more, this is one feast you won’t want to miss. Grab tickets here.
Odyssea X Republic Of Fremantle Masterclass
Saturday 23 October | Odyssea, City Beach
Odyssea and Republic Of Fremantle are teaming up for an epic gin masterclass where you’ll get to learn all about their award-winning gins, the process behind them and then try your hand at distilling your own bottle to take home. After class soak up those beachside vibes with a few of Oddyssea’s famous cocktails and nibbles from their tasty seasonal share boards. Book online here.
Clay And Rose
Saturday 23 October | Henry Summer, Perth
Get those creative juices flowing, House Of Hobby is teaming up with Henry Summer for another afternoon of art and drinks. This time, you can get hands-on as you learn how to create beautiful clay ceramics. Everything you need’s included, plus a couple of glasses of wine or sparkling and a gourmet grazing board. Book your seat here before it sells out.
Saturday 23 October | Swan Valley
Wine Machine will be going down in the Swan Valley on Saturday 23 October, and with big names like The Avalanches, Hayden James, Hot Dub Time Machine, Ball Park Music, Late Night Tuff Guy, Kinder and your sommelier Jimi The Kween on the bill, you’d be crazy not to grab tickets—especially considering it’s also your last chance to catch Hot Dub Time Machine's iconic closing set, who after five years of fun have said this will be his last Wine Machine.
SATURDAY 23 AND SUNDAY 24 OCTOBER | Subiaco
UnWined Subiaco returns Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, with 200+ wines from 35 wineries to explore.
Urban Cocktail Trail
Saturday 23 And Saturday 30 October | Fremantle
Beer And Beef Festival
Saturday 30 And Sunday 31 October | Burswood Parklands
The Beer and Beef Festival returns to the lush Burswood Parklands for two huge days this year on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 October. Of course, there'll be plenty of craft brews to tap into as well as more BBQ beef than you can poke a stick at. Plus, a garden of cocktail dreams, wine lawn, live music, entertainment, carnival rides and plenty of other yummy bites to enjoy too.
Mane Liquor’s Car Park Party
Saturday 30 October | Mane Liquor, Belmont
If you’ve stood in line and managed to actually get into one of Mane Liquor’s famous car park parties, you’ll know just how insanely good these tasting days are. As always you can expect an epic lineup of beers as well as some spirits and wines to sample too, plus some tasty eats to keep you going. It’s a free event but unlike previous years, this one will be ticketed—you’ll just have to head in-store to grab yours. Click here for more info.
RTRFM's Courtyard Club
Fridays From 5 November Onwards | State Theatre Centre, NortHbridge
Friday night drinks just got a little bit better, with RTRFM's much-loved live music series returning to the State Theatre Centre Courtyard every Friday from 5 November right up until Friday 17 December. Swing by for a drink in the pop-up bar as you take in a rotating selection of local artists and DJs, as well as RTRFM's presenters recording live from the courtyard.
Diner En Blanc
SATURDAY 6 NOVEMBER | Secret Location in Perth
Diner en Blanc will be happening on Saturday 6 November at a new secret location, so grab your whites and keep those eyes peeled for tickets.
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