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WA’s food and bar scene has never been more exciting and diverse. The small bar, restaurant and hawkers market scene is exploding, as are the number of outdoor venues, especially in the city, Northbridge and Fremantle. International chefs marvel at the freshness and quality of home-grown produce, markets and gate-to-plate vendors, 350+ wineries and 50+ local breweries & distilleries, all on display at a myriad of food, wine & beer festivals.

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Artisans of The Republic

This spring, Republic of Fremantle will open the distillery doors and collaborate with some of Western Australia’s most distinguished producers for their new event series - Artisans of The Republic.

  • Dates:Various dates; Wednesday September 1st - Wednesday 3rd November, 7 - 9pm
  • Time(s):7 - 9pm
  • Venue:Republic of Fremantle


  • Hosted By:Republic of Fremantle
  • Ticket Price:$75 - 110pp
  • Type:Adults Only
  • Food & Drink:Food Event,Restaurant Events


Two months of immersive dining sessions, each celebrating WA’s finest craftspeople. The events will hero local artisans passionate about creating their produce from scratch and sharing only the most premium ingredients with palettes around the state. With the likes of La Delizia Latticini, Sue Lewis, Futari Wagyu, The Mushroom Guys, Local Goat and Leeuwin Coast joining the line-up, the carefully curated table has been set for some truly memorable dining experiences. Guests can expect a food-driven journey from each artisan that’ll allow them to immerse themselves in the produce, its origins, and its journey to the place. Naturally, each course will be paired with a cocktail heroing Republic of Fremantle’s Signature Vodka, Aromatic or Full-Bodied Gins. Tickets can be purchased via www.republicoffremantle.com/pages/artisans-of-the-republic Wednesday 1st September La Delizia Latticini x Republic of Fremantle Wednesday 8th September Sue Lewis x Republic of Fremantle Wednesday 22nd September Futari Wagyu x Republic of Fremantle Wednesday 6th October The Mushroom Guys x Republic of Fremantle Wednesday 20th October Local Goat x Republic of Fremantle Wednesday 3rd November Leeuwin Coast x Republic of Fremantle

Chittering Spring Fest

It's Spring again, and with that comes back the annual Chittering Spring Festival showing off WA's best wildflowers, food, wine and produce.

  • Dates:Sep 1 - 19
  • Venue:Chittering, near the Visitor Centre
  • Time(s):Monday & Tuesday 10am - 1pm, Wednesday & Friday 9-5pm, Weekends 10am-2pm (Saturday 18-19 Sep open 9am - 3pm)


  • Type:Community
  • Food & Drink:Festival
  • Other:Flowers & Gardens
  • Ticket Price:Free (certain events must be booked)


The Chittering Spring Festival has been showcasing the stunning wildflowers, delicious food and wine, fresh seasonal produce and creative arts and crafts of the area for over 20 years.

Within an hours drive from the Perth metro area, you can experience all the charms of country life while exploring the rolling green hills of the Chittering Valley.

Returning in 2021, the Chittering Spring Festival will run from the 1st to the 19th September Stay in touch and receive the latest news by following us on Facebook and Instagram.

Gin & Oysters

Prince Lane and Archie Rose Distilling Co present a tasting event like no other. Head up to the sunny rooftop deck for an indulgent afternoon of gin tasting and oysters.

  • Dates:16 October 2021
  • Time(s):3.30pm-5.30pm
  • Venue:Prince Lane Bar


  • Hosted By:Prince Lane & Archie Rose
  • Ticket Price:$65
  • Type:Adults Only
  • Food & Drink:Seafood,Food Event,Restaurant Events,Spirits


Your ticket includes: - Guided tasting of Archie Rose Distilling Co's premium gin range, including our limited release Prince Lane Tailored Gin - Your choice of one "Signature Serves" gin with matched Fever-Tree flavoured tonic and fruit garnish - 1 hour of unlimited oysters, including garnishes from our oyster station (4pm-5pm) Taste all these: ?? Prince Lane Tailored Gin ?? Signature Dry Gin ?? Sydney Opera House Outside Gin ?? Sydney Opera House Inside Gin ?? Distiller's Strength Gin ... and eat unlimited oysters! The last event sold out so don't miss out!

Leave The Lights On | Nocturnal Art Series

Dance, drink and dive into the mesmeric force of an immersive nocturnal art series held at the Fremantle Arts Center.

  • Dates:Sep 2; Nov 4; Jan 20
  • Time(s):6:00pm-10pm
  • Venue:Fremantle Arts Centre


  • Hosted By:Fremantle Arts Centre
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Community,Free
  • Food & Drink:Cocktails
  • Art Exhibitions:Other Visual Arts
  • Event Venue:Fremantle Arts Centre


Fremantle Arts Centre’s new nocturnal arts series Leave the Lights On kicks off on Thursday 2 September. The series, which will see us leave the lights on for you till late on Thursday nights, gives revellers the chance to dance, drink and delve into art like never before with surprising encounters, dancefloor bangers, lavish cocktails and mind-bending performances.

Each experience is carefully curated so come along and let us surprise and delight you. We’re leaving the lights on so you can let your hair down!

THUR 2 SEPT - Humanity, Mortality and the Natural World

Gather round the fire pit in the heart of winter for our first edition as we reflect on our humanity, our mortality and the impact we have on our natural world, inspired by Jacobus Capone and Stanislava Pinchuk’s current exhibitions.

Dr Cass Lynch, author, poet, artist and academic offers reflections on space and time from her unique Nyoongar perspective, sounds from composer and sound designer Rachael Dease echo through the galleries and conversation between artist Jacobus Capone and Margaret Moore offer insight into the exhibition Jacobus Capone: Beating Heart.

THURS 4 NOV - Indian Summer. Dawn of Diwali

See FAC transformed into a Bollywood club night to mark the beginning of the famed Hindu Festival celebrating the triumph of light over darkness. Featuring dance, music, feasting and Bollywood beats, this glamourous edition of Leave the Lights On coincides with Curiosity and Rituals of the Everyday, a group exhibition celebrating contemporary craft from countries around the Indian Ocean Rim presented by the Indian Ocean Craft Triennial.

THURS 20 JAN - Colour Electronica

This final edition features acclaimed local act Feels, two dynamic Perth-based female musicians blending electronica with percussion. Known for producing rhythms of obscurity and vivid sound worlds, Feels are making waves for their high-octane, technically impressive performances. Colour Electronica will coincide with Hundreds and Thousands, an immersive colour exhibition for children and families, bringing together vibrant interactive artworks and rich sensory experiences.

Perth Brewery Tour

Perth is having a craft beer explosion with many urban breweries popping up in suburbs across the city. Join us on an urban craft beer quest to taste the best beer on our brewery tour in Perth!

  • Dates:Sep 4, Oct 3, Nov 7, Dec 5
  • Time(s):1.30pm
  • Venue:Multiple venues


  • Hosted By:Hidden deTours
  • Ticket Price:$130
  • Type:Adults Only
  • Food & Drink:Beer,Food Event


There are great established breweries in the Swan Valley; however, on this beer adventure we head to the industrial warehouses of East Perth, Burswood, West Leederville or Myaree in search of new brews! On our beer tour across Perth, you'll meet the brewmasters or owners as they passionately take you through guided beer tastings and hidden behind the scenes brewery experiences only offered on this beer tour! We visit three exceptional brewpubs and enjoy ample beer tastings and delicious snacks along the way. Breweries include: Heroes and Villains, Blasta Brewing Co., Otherside Brewing Co, The Seasonal Brewing Co, or Bright Tank Brewing Co.

PHAM Artisan Market

Perth Hills' biggest and best indoor artisan markets.

  • Dates:Aug 15, Sep 12, Nov 14
  • Time(s):9.30am to 3.00pm
  • Venue:Mundaring Arena


  • Hosted By:Perth Hills Events
  • Type:Community
  • Food & Drink:Food Market Events
  • Other:Arts & Crafts,Markets


The Perth Hills Artisan Markets, Come meet the PHAMily. The place to find gorgeous WA handmade goods. Work from the crafters to the makers, the jam masters, sweet treat makers, the artists, the creatives, and more, the place to hear local buskers, indulge in delicious food.

Enjoy music, food trucks, wine tastings and surprises at every stall. Lets not forget we have MINI PHAMs as well now and so many special mini events on the day. Free face painting from 11am with Vanessa from All About You Face Painting. Great indoor venue out of the heat. Enjoy a fabulous day amongst the hills of Perth. See you all there

Oktoberfest 2021 Rockingham

Come dressed in your dirndl dresses and leather lederhosen's for an evening of dancing and drinking at the Collective Rockingham.

  • Dates:Sep 18
  • Venue:Collective Rockingham
  • Time(s):Opens 5.00pm


  • Hosted By:Collective Rockingham
  • Type:Adults Only
  • Food & Drink:Beer


Oktoberfest was unfortunately cancelled again in Germany this year, however, we at Collective have decided to bring you some tasty German beers from the oldest brewery in the world!

There will be 4 taps of Weihstephaner running at both sessions.

Live entertainment will be playes at the opening session from Oompah, a bavarian styled brass band.

Best Dressed will win a 6x500ml of Weihstephaner Beer,  2 x Weihstephaner 1 Litre Boot Glasses & a $50 Bar Card

Other Prizes to be won on the day!


Market at Elmar's

Come on down to Market day at Elmar's in the Valley and discover jewellery, candies, cupcakes, honey and much more!

  • Dates:Sep 18, Dec 5
  • Time(s):11.00am to 4.00pm
  • Venue:Elmar's In The Valley


  • Hosted By:Elmar's In The Valley
  • Type:Free,Community
  • Food & Drink:Food Market Events
  • Other:Markets


With live music, kids entertainment, great food and the bar, Market at Elmar's is the perfect family outing. While you're browsing the market, why not pop into the restuarant and have a traditional Schweinshaxe or Bratwurst.

Moss Wood Wine Dinner

Join Kailis Bros as they welcome one of Margaret River’s most revered wineries, Moss Wood, for a five-course long table style dinner hosted by winemakers Hugh & Tristan Mugford.

  • Dates:Thursday 23 September 2021
  • Time(s):6.30pm – 9.30pm
  • Venue:Kailis Bros Leederville


  • Hosted By:Moss Wood Wines
  • Ticket Price:170
  • Type:Adults Only
  • Food & Drink:Winery Events,Food Event,Restaurant Events,Wine


Planted in 1969, Moss Wood is an important, founding estate of the Margaret River wine region, located in Wilyabrup, Margaret River. Current owners Keith & Clare Mugford have been at the helm since 1985 and are considered to be one of James Halliday’s best-of-the-best wineries of the region. With two wines in their library scoring 99/100 in the Halliday Wine Companion and Ray Jordan awarding his highest-ever score of 99/100 to their 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, it’s easy to see why Moss Wood are some of the most sought after wines produced in our state. Kailis Bros has sourced the freshest Western Australian seafood to pair with the Moss Wood whites and Pinot Noir, and you’ll indulge in beautiful Black Angus beef and artisan cheeses to match with their stunning Cabernets.

Oktoberfest 2021 at The Left Bank

We'll be kicking off the long weekend with a special Oktoberfest night on Friday 24th September - so come and grab your Lederhosen or dress in your finest Dirndl

  • Dates:Friday 24th September 2021
  • Time(s):From 5pm
  • Venue:The Left Bank


  • Hosted By:The Left Bank
  • Ticket Price:FREE ENTRY
  • Type:Adults Only,Free
  • Music:Country & Folk,World
  • Food & Drink:Beer,Spirits


While the original Oktoberfest in Munich won't be going ahead, we're bringing a taste of Germany to The Left Bank. Did you know Oktoberfest actually starts in September!? Live band Polka Dots will be set the scene with their pick n' mix repertoire of German Polkas and array of beer drinking favourites! Enjoy the Weihenstephaner Festbier or the award winning Pilsner from this years Home Brewing competition on tap! Drink your German beer out of a special Weihenstephan Stein Glass and take it home afterwards! $10 Pint Special $20 Stein Glass & Pint Special $8 Jägermeister from 5pm The kitchen will be offering a special Bratwurst special - this is not going to be like your average Bunnings hot dog! Dress in your best German Oktoberfest outfit for the chance to win our best dressed competition! FREE ENTRY // NO BOOKINGS REQUIRED Prost!

Shore Leave Festival

Shore Leave is a four-day event celebrating the culture, food and adventure that make the Midwest region unique.

  • Dates:Sep 24 - 27
  • Venue:Geraldton


  • Hosted By:Shore Leave Festival
  • Festivals:All Festivals
  • Food & Drink:Festival,Seafood
  • Other:Travel


The name Shore Leave is a nod to the rich maritime history and the connotations of holiday, leisure, and adventure synonymous with the region. The festival will also host one of the most unique dining experiences in Western Australia with the Abrolhos Long Table Lunch. Join us for a once in a lifetime dining experience on the Abrolhos Islands. A central focus of the festival will be the Beach Price Markets at Fisherman’s Wharf. These markets will showcase Geraldton’s seafood and regional produce. Visitors will experience a bustling seafood market with a diverse range of fresh seafood for sale, live cooking demonstrations with celebrity chefs all while enjoying a beer and some tasty seafood treats.

AFL Grand Final at Quarter Acre

Footy fans assemble! The Quarter Acre is the next best thing to being at the stadium, just with heaps better beer!

  • Dates:Sept 25
  • Venue:Quarter Acre Hotel


  • Hosted By:Quarter Acre Hotel
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:For Kids
  • Food & Drink:Beer,Cider,Coffee,Cocktails,Spirits,Wine
  • Sports:AFL


Footy fans assemble! The Grand Final is fast approaching if you miss out on the hottest ticket in town, don’t despair - on Saturday 25th September, Quarter Acre is the next best thing to being at the stadium, just with heaps better beer! The big screen in the garden is all set for 5pm bounce down, so head down early to grab your crew a spot on the deck. We’ll be serving up mountains of finger-lickin’ chicken wings all day, as well as our usual menu of tasty pub classics and modern Aussie grub. Expect buckets of craft tinnies and heaps of jug specials to help you and your mates make an absolute day of it!

Cullen Wines x Reel Kitchen Spring Degustation

With spring just around the corner in September, comes new menus, new releases and new food experiences here at Reel Kitchen.

  • Dates:Sep 29
  • Time(s):6.30pm
  • Venue:DoubleTree Hilton


  • Hosted By:DoubleTree Hilton
  • Food & Drink:Wine,Food Event


We are excited to announce that Reel Kitchen will be collaborating with Cullen Wines to celebrate this wonderful release of Grace Madeline along with a special menu matched with eight of Cullen’s exquisite wines and liqueur. Join us for an evening hosted by Vanya Cullen, Chief Winemaker since 1989, who will take you on a journey of Cullen’s wines paired with special dishes from Reel Kitchen. At the helm of Reel Kitchen, we have newly appointed Head Chef, Vanessa Grace sharing the inspiration and concept behind the dishes.

A Taste of Chittering 2021

A Taste of Chittering returns this October for two days filled with great food drink and fun

  • Dates:Oct 2 & 3
  • Time(s):Sat 10am to 5pm Sun 10am to 3pm
  • Venue:Nesci Estate Wine Farm


  • Hosted By:Caroline James Events
  • Ticket Price:$15 - $20
  • Type:Community
  • Music:Busking
  • Food & Drink:Festival
  • Art Exhibitions:Craft
  • Other:Arts & Crafts,Agricultural,Flowers & Gardens,Markets,Well Being


This popular festival returns to The Nesci Estate Wine Farm during the Spring school holiday weekend, where over 5,000 visitors will experience the produce, wine, and country lifestyle of the greater Chittering region, just 45 minutes from Perth. Guests can taste their way through the market stalls and discover fresh local produce, enjoy the region’s wine and beer, meet farmers, growers, and guest chefs, all complemented by the fresh, country Chittering air and picturesque valley slopes during wildflower season. Festivities include live music, a range of pop-up dining options, the popular electric bike tours and beer brewing competition. The all-ages event is the perfect family day out with a Little Farmer’s Corner and roving entertainers. This year’s festival will shine a light on local producers with a diverse range of countryside market stalls, produce tastings, interactive demonstrations, and curated picnic hampers. Commencing at 10:00 am each day, the fully licensed event runs to 5:00 pm on Saturday and 3:00 pm on Sunday. Tickets (from www.atasteofchittering.com.au) range from $12 - $20 and include a free beer, wine or soft drink with FREE ENTRY available for children (under 16) and local residents, Follow @atasteofchittering for updates!

Spirited at The Royal

The Royal will be transformed into Perth’s biggest gin joint! Spirited is a celebration of all things juniper, with six of WA and Australia’s best gin producers together under one roof.

  • Dates:Oct 2
  • Time(s):11:30am - 2:30pm, 2:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Venue:The Royal Perth


  • Hosted By:The Royal Perth
  • Ticket Price:$75
  • Food & Drink:Spirits,Restaurant Events,Cocktails


Spirited is a celebration of all things juniper, with six of WA and Australia’s best gin producers together under one roof. They’ll be bringing along an abundance of hand-crafted gin, the brightest botanical brains and some of the finest cocktail makers the city has to offer. Guests will venture through the hidden rooms of The Royal, armed with tokens in exchange for three mini cocktails and guided gin tastings at each new distillery they discover. Ticket includes: Tasting with each distillery/stall 3 mini cocktails Splashing juniper-laden good times around the place will be: 78 Degrees - Adelaide Hills Distilling Co Four Pillars Giniversity Old Young’s & GinGin Gin Republic of Fremantle West Winds Gin Idle Hands Cocktails