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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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Oktober Haus

Get ready for Oktober Haus at The Rechabite this Saturday.

  • Dates:Oct 24
  • Time(s):From 6pm
  • Venue:The Rechabite


  • Hosted By:The Rechabite
  • Venue Address:224 William Street, Northbridge
  • Ticket Price:$30+BF
  • Type:Adults Only
  • Music:DJs,Electronic
  • Food & Drink:Beer,Food Event


8-piece brass Brass Party playing hits, 7 breweries pouring the good stuff, Schnapps cocktails at Hello Rooftop Bar and more.

Oans, zwoa, drei, g’suffa! Welcome to OKTOBER HAUS, taking over all four levels of The Rechabite on Saturday, October 24th. The perfect party to head to after watching the Grand Final.

From Munich to Berlin, we’re doing Oktoberfest unser weg...

BIER! 7 breweries - Beerfarm, Blasta Brewing, Heroes and Villains, Kona Brewing Co, Moon Dog Brewery, Nail Brewing and Rocky Ridge Brewing Co 
ALSATIAN STATION! Riesling, sekt (bubbles) and all your favourite weins on pour
SCHNAPPS STADT! Head up to Hello Rooftop for Schnapps tasting flights and cocktails
LEBENSMITTEL! German-inspired bites powered by the Double Rainbow kitchen
FLUGELHORN! Live brass covers of top hits by Brass Party + DJ Victor spinning party tunes
TECHNO! Go down to the Berghain Basement at Goodwill Club... that’s if you can get past the bouncer. Back entry by Lock Lane.


  • 4 x beer tastings from your choice of breweries (you'll receive a stamp card upon entry)
  • Exclusive access to Schnapps Stadt at Hello Rooftop
  • Special release beers at uber discounted prices
  • Early bird pricing for our Berghain Basement after-party at Goodwill Club


  • Access to Oktober Haus plus Goodwill Club
    GarbageTV presents the Berghain Basement at Oktober Haus. A night of techno with Perth selectors... DRIPBAY MIKE MIDNIGHT ALIEN BOY COYBOY RAMMI BORT SAMPSON
  • Limited tickets available.

Prost! Dirndls and Lederhosens welcome.


Blasta Fiestbier, Tangerine Dreams, Blasta Cider
Beerfarm IPA, IPL
Heroes & Villains Carnivale (Grapefruit & Hibiscus Pale Ale - Villain), Renegade (Citrus IPA - Hero), BOTNA (Tropical Pale Ale - Hero), Saigon (Fresh Ale, Lemongrass, Honey & Ginger - Hero)
Kona/Ballast Point Hanalei Island IPA, MantaRay DIPA, Sculpin IPA
Moon Dog Sir Plum McCartney Sour, Kellerbeer, Beer Can Lager
Nail VPA, Red Ale
Rocky Ridge Baby Peach, Melon Collie, Juicy Pale


WA Beer And Beef Festival 2020

Two day celebration of amazing craft beers, tender local beef and incredible live music.

  • Dates:Oct 31 - Nov 1
  • Time(s):Oct 31 Sat 11am to 10pm and Nov 1 11am to 9pm
  • Venue:Burswood Parklands
  • Festivals:All Festivals


  • Hosted By:Beer & Beef Festival
  • Venue Address:Burswood Parklands, Burswood WA
  • Ticket Price FROM:$20
  • Ticket price TO:$30
  • Food & Drink:Beer,Food Event


The WA Beer & Beef Festival returns to Perth for its 5th Year at the stunning Burswood Parklands on Saturday 31 October & Sunday 1 November. As Perth's largest outdoor Beer & BBQ festival there will be over 120+ beers on tap & dozens of BBQ food vendors and also carnival & bucking bull rides, lots of seating & shade, market stalls and live music from WA's best musical acts! 

Make Your Own Gin Masterclass- Mayfair Lane

Mayfair Lane's ‘Make Your Own Gin’ class allows you to produce your very own bespoke Gin, whilst delving into the unique world of flavours and botanicals.

  • Dates:Oct 20
  • Time(s):6.00pm to 7.30pm
  • Venue:Mayfair Lane


  • Hosted By:Mayfair Lane
  • Venue Address:72 Outram Street, Perth
  • Ticket Price:$65
  • Food & Drink:Spirits


During the class, not only will you learn about the different varieties of gin, but you will get to taste a selection from around the world and learn how to make your very own gin at home! A good party trick to add to the collection!

Classes are around 1 1/2 - 2 hours long including share plates, a jar of your freshly created gin and a whole lot of fun!

Just $65 per person

Brew And The Moo

Brew and the Moo is the Pilbara's premier beer and beef festival which brings together some of the best beef in the Pilbara and a range of beers from the top producers in the country.

  • Dates:Oct 23 - 24
  • Time(s):Doors: 5:30pm
  • Venue:Hampton Oval


  • Venue Address:Hampton Oval The Esplanade, Dampier, Western Australia, 6713
  • Ticket Price FROM:$5
  • Ticket price TO:$42
  • Type:Adults Only,Community
  • Food & Drink:Beer,Food Event


Hampton Oval provides a perfect backdrop of the Dampier Archipelago, while expanses of lush lawn offer ideal picnic spots for guests to indulge the tastebuds and enjoy a drink. As the sun sets over the Hampton Harbour on a perfectly balmy spring evening, the festoon lighting begins to glow, the beer and music continues to flow and the relaxation takes over. Organic palette-style furniture will provide the rustic setting to go hand-in-hand with craft beers and beef cuisine.

Tantalising gourmet food stalls will serve up a smorgasbord of mouth-watering beef treats that could win over even the vegans of the world while the bars will showcase craft brews from Western Australia, interstate and international breweries.

Sign up on their website to their e-news to be the first to know when tickets go on sale.

Squid Fest

Squid Fest will celebrate all the best bits about this intriguing Cephalopod with a program of events themed around water, wind, earth and fire on and around the Busselton foreshore.

  • Dates:Oct 23-24
  • Time(s):4pm Friday and 9am Saturday
  • Venue:Busselton Foreshore
  • Festivals:All Festivals


  • Hosted By:Squid Fest Busselton
  • Venue Address:Busselton Foreshore
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Food & Drink:Festival,Food Event,Seafood
  • Sports:Other Sports & Fitness
  • Type:Free


Ink your diary for 23rd and 24th October when a new festival celebrating the humble Squid jigs into Busselton.

Expect squid fishing competitions (with a cash prize), education and clinics, giant sea creature kite flying, south west sea and land food and wine sampling and demonstrations featuring cooking over fire, squid kids’ activities, live entertainment and more.  

The program will feature Friday night food and wines events, entertainment and learn-to-squid clinics; and on Saturday, visitors will enjoy a cheery south west culinary marketplace and entertainment on the Busselton Foreshore, squidding contests for kids and adults, and a colourful sea creature kiting display.

This is a free event, running from 4pm on Friday the 23rd and 9am Staurday the 24th.

Joanna's Sunset Lounge: "Sunset Samba" with Copacabana Swingers

A sandstorm of bossa-fied jams have blown in from Brazil

  • Venue:Kidogo Arthouse
  • Dates:Oct 25 & 30


  • Music:Other Music,Latin,World
  • Food & Drink:Food Event,Other
  • Hosted By:Kidogo Arthouse
  • Venue Address:Kidogo Arthouse, Bathers Beach, Fremantle 6160 WA
  • Ticket Price FROM:$22.50
  • Ticket price TO:$45.50


A sandstorm of bossa-fied jams have blown in from Brazil! The Copacabana Swingers will be dazzling you with some Brazillian tunes & catchy versions in samba, bossa, samba – rock and swing. Get into the groove and sway to the sounds of samba by the sea.

Drink West Fest

Enjoy WA's best beers all in one spot with a weekend tap takeover.

  • Dates:Oct 29 - Nov 1
  • Venue:Dutch Trading Co.
  • Festivals:All Festivals


  • Hosted By:Dutch Trading Co
  • Venue Address:243 Albany Hwy, Victoria Park, Western Australia 6100
  • Food & Drink:Beer
  • Type:Free


WA breweries are joining forces to bring you the best from the west - a weekend tap takeover featuring some of the best beers our state has to offer, all in one spot.

The good folk at the Dutch Trading Co will have 22 taps dedicated to WA brews, plus merch raffles and prizes, food specials, meet the brewers, bar shouts and more.

Free entry all weekend.

Find out more via the Facebook event.

Halloweekend At Little Creatures Fremantle

Come join our coven as Little Creatures are transforming the brewery for a scary good time this Halloween!

  • Dates:Oct 30 - Nov 1
  • Time(s):Starts 11am
  • Venue:Little Creatures Fremantle


  • Hosted By:The Little Creatures
  • Venue Address:Little Creatures Fremantle, 40 Mews Rd Fremantle WA 6160 Australia
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Food & Drink:Food Event,Beer
  • Music:DJs



Ghouls just wanna have fun with DJ Marcel and wicked brews starting Friday the 30th from 5pm.
Followed by family fun for the little pumpkins on the Saturday from 12pm.
DJ Marcel will continue late into the witching hour for those who dare to visit us on Halloween!

(Post) Winter Feast Ft. Fervor

Join us at Gordon St Garage in West Perth to enjoy Perth's newest and never before seen dining experience - The (Post) Winter Feast!

  • Dates:Oct 31
  • Time(s):6:30pm-11:00pm
  • Venue:Gordon Street Garage


  • Hosted By:Neighbourhood Events Co
  • Venue Address:16 Gordon St, West Perth WA, 6005
  • Ticket Price:$249.72
  • Food & Drink:Beer,Degustation,Food Event,Wine


(Post) Winter Feast is the latest experience brought to you by the team from Neighbourhood Events Co and like always, is going to be an incredible evening to be a part of!

Joining us for the evening and headlining this year's event is Paul 'Yoda' Iskov, the man, the myth and the legend behind Western Australia's hottest pop-up dining specialists Fervor. 'Yoda' will be there to take us on an unforgettable culinary journey throughout the evening, introducing us to his favourite native ingredients from around the state and sharing their stories.

P.Princi Butchers Grand Opening

Clear Your Schedule… Our new store is finally opening!

  • Dates:Oct 31
  • Time(s):8am - 3:30pm
  • Venue:Princi Butchers Fremantle


  • Hosted By:Princi Butchers
  • Venue Address:Shop 10/258 Canning Highway 6157
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Community,Free
  • Food & Drink:Food Event


For the last 32 years P.Princi Butchers Fremantle has been located in the Beaconsfield Plaza, however the time has come for us to pack our bags and to move on. 

As you may be aware, we have had a “pop up” store in Bicton for the past year whilst the new store has been “under construction” and we can definitely say it has been worth the wait!  We are in the same complex just a few doors down 

After what feels like forever we are officially moving into our new store, what a perfect way to end this crazy year! 

We couldn’t be more excited to invite EVERYONE to the grand opening on the 31st of October. 

The new P.Princi Butchers store will be game-changing, to say the least. We will be offering a service above and beyond what Perth has seen. 

The past 12 months have been spent sourcing plant & equipment from all over the world, including Germany, Italy and other parts of Europe (not even COVID-19 could stop us)

With the help Joseph (LEGEND), John the Builder and our generous network we will be proud to show you Western Australia’s, if not Australia’s, Best Retail Butchershop! 

The official launch day will include the following:

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - featuring a special guest many of the locals may know 

Free Food – what else would you expect from an Italian butcher? 

Giveaways – no better way to thank our customers for their ongoing support. 

So, prepare yourself for a memorable day surrounded by good people, food, fun & laughter – what life is all about!!

Launch starts at 9am and will conclude at 3pm
Free Sausage Sizzle-10am – 1pm
Store wide 5% off
Raffle winner will be announced at 12:30 pm

Suited Melbourne Cup 2020

Join Suited Events in celebrating the race that stops the nation in ultimate style and glamour as The Camfield.

  • Dates:Nov 3
  • Time(s):10.30am to 12.00am
  • Venue:The Camfield


  • Hosted By:Suited Events
  • Venue Address:Camfield Drive, Burswood
  • Ticket Price FROM:$209.10
  • Ticket price TO:$270.30
  • Food & Drink:Spirits,Wine
  • Other:Fashion


The stunning setting will be transformed into a luxury Birdcage experience complete with 6 unique indoor and outdoor zones featuring various monumental bars with cocktails to suit all tastes, over 175 beers on tap and the perfect race day champagne and wine.

The event will also host a fashion show for VIP guests featuring well-known Australian brand, alice McCALL.

Melbourne Cup at The Point Bar & Grill

On The Point is the hot favourite for Perth’s best Melbourne Cup Party in 2020.

  • Dates:Nov 3
  • Venue:The Point Bar & Grill and Beaumonde On The Point


  • Hosted By:The Point Bar & Grill
  • Venue Address:306 Riverside Dive East Perth
  • Food & Drink:Restaurant Events
  • Ticket Price FROM:$185
  • Sports:Horse Racing


Mix, mingle, feast and party with us in style overlooking the magnificent Swan River, rooftop at The Point Bar and Grill.

Immerse yourself in the action this Melbourne Cup Day with multiple big screens showing live race action, live DJ entertainment, fantastic prizes, sweeps and giveaways.

TICKETING - General Admission $185 (+ booking fee)


* 3-Hour Beverage package including free-flowing Louis Roederer Champagne, Selection of Beer, Amelia Park Wines & Soft Drinks

* Canapés & Seafood Buffet Menu including Dessert & Cheese

* Live DJ’s all day – give your best shoes a work out on the dance floor and liven up the rooftop with all your favourite party tunes.

Book early to secure your ticket to the hottest Melbourne Cup Party in Perth. This is a cocktail style, standing room only, 18+ event.

Doors open 10.30am, food and beverage package 11.00am – 2.00pm


Party on into the afternoon with our after party kicking on from 2pm, with live music from DJ Selina Murby on the decks, a cash bar and bar snack menu available until late.


F*ck The Cup

If Melbourne Cup isn’t your thing, head to Varnish on King as they avoid everything that neighs, whinnies or trots.

  • Dates:Nov 3
  • Time(s):3.00pm to 12.00am
  • Venue:Varnish on King


  • Hosted By:Varnish on King and Sneakers & Jeans
  • Venue Address:75 King Street, Perth
  • Food & Drink:Restaurant Events


The country may be buzzing for a certain horse race, but for Varnish on King the first Tuesday in November is just another epic day tucked underground. Varnish will be opening the bar from 3pm and cooking up a storm in the kitchen for dinner from 5pm.

Melbourne Cup on the Rooftop

Spring has sprung and Melbourne Cup is here! Prince Lane will be hosting Melbourne Cup's elegance with opulent rooftop views!

  • Dates:Nov 3
  • Time(s):10:30 am – 8:00 pm
  • Venue:Prince Lane


  • Hosted By:Prince Lane
  • Venue Address:356 Murray Street Perth, WA 6000
  • Ticket Price:$60.84
  • Food & Drink:Restaurant Events,Wine
  • Other:Fashion


$59 per person includes:
2hr free flowing of wine, bubbles, selected beers & cider, plus roaming canapés from 11am to 1pm
Doors open from 10:30am
Enjoy the race on our rooftop under the city Skyline!
For more info please contact [email protected], or (08) 9481 3222.

Melbourne Cup At The Rooftop

Get dressed up to soak up the sun with a drink in hand in Hadiqa's rooftop oasis for their Melbourne Cup party.

  • Dates:Nov 3
  • Time(s):11.00am to 4.00pm
  • Venue:Hadiqa


  • Hosted By:Hadiqa and Sneakers & Jeans
  • Venue Address:Rooftop of Hibernian Place, 40 Irwin Street, Perth
  • Ticket Price FROM:$80
  • Ticket price TO:$150
  • Food & Drink:Wine


For the third year in a row, Hadiqa will host it’s annual Melbourne Cup rooftop party! Bask in the Spring sunshine on the Middle Eastern-inspired sun-dappled rooftop oasis as Hadiqa celebrate Melbourne Cup in collaboration with Villa Sandi & Vasse Felix.

Guests can expect Vasse Felix Rosé drink specials, Exclusive Vasse Felix Rosé Crush cocktails, Complimentary Bodhi J make-up touch ups and pamper station, Best dressed prizes, Race on big screens, Sweepstakes, DJ and MC.