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Festivals in Perth and WA

WA hosts an array of festivals that suit every interest and age group year-round. Annual events like Fringe Festival and Perth Comedy Festival offer a bucket-load of laughs and entertainment, while Perth Festival contributes to Perth’s thriving social scene. Music lovers won’t want to miss the eclectic Falls and Laneway Festivals in the heart of Fremantle. There are also enough food and drink festivals to fill the hungriest of tummies and film festivals that showcase both local and international talent.

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Guides


Cider & Blossom Festival

Carmel Cider's annual Cider & Blossom Festival. Spend a day in the orchard and enjoy award winning ciders.

  • Dates:Oct 12 & 13; 19 & 20
  • Time(s):10am to 5pm
  • Venue:Carmel Cider Co

Details

  • Hosted By:Carmel Cider co
  • Venue Address:680 Canning Road CARMEL WA 6076
  • Ticket Price:$5 per person payable at the Gate
  • Type:Festivals,Flowers,Food & drink,Winery Events
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,For seniors,Wheelchair Access
  • Music:Country & Folk,Other Music,Soul & Gospel
  • Food & Drink:Cider,Food Event,Food Market Events,Spirits,Wine

Description

Carmel Cider opens their orchard to the public to enjoy the beauty of the 'white blossom'.

Enjoy the day in the orchard or in the packing shed drinking and sampling Carmel Cider's award winning ciders and apple juice.  The weekends will be full of festivities with opportunities to take amazing photos, enjoy a picnic and follow 'Carmel's Neverland' Trail - an activity for the family. 

Live Music from 1pm - 4pm, food trucks, giftware stalls, fresh produce, local wine and Carmel Cider's pop-up bar should keep all entertained for hours on end. 

A Blossum Long Table Lunch in the Orchard might tempt you - more details refer to https://bit.ly/2mFVxHP

General Admission is $5 per person, $15 for a family of 4 (Children 5 and under are FREE)

Oktoberfest at Elmar's in the Valley

Oktoberfest at Elmar's in the Valley

  • Dates:Oct 12, 13 & 19
  • Time(s):11am to 5pm
  • Venue:Elmar's in the Valley
  • Festivals:All Festivals

Details

  • Hosted By:Elmar's in the Valley
  • Venue Address:8731 West Swan Road, Henley Brook WA 6055
  • Ticket Price:$11.76 - $150
  • Ticket Price FROM:$11.76
  • Ticket price TO:$150
  • Type:Festivals,Food & drink
  • Audience:Adults
  • Music:Music Festival
  • Food & Drink:Beer,Cider,Festival,Food Event,Wine

Description

Enjoy a day filled with live music, steins and lots of fun! Elmar’s Oktoberfest is the perfect opportunity to sit back, relax and enjoy Germany’s biggest festival in the Swan Valley’s largest BIERGARTEN. Dress up in your finest Lederhosen and Dirndl for plenty of amusement and games, including stein holding, Bratwurst eating, tug-o-war, plus some more exciting good old-fashioned games! The beer will be flowing and BBQ sizzling, with delicious German goodies.

 

Sat 12th & 19th Oct - 18+

Sun 13th Oct - FAMILY Fun Day!

Goon & Nugz Festival

Chilled from the cask and hot off the grill, that’s the way you’ll find the wine and chicken nuggets at Goon & Nugz Festival.

  • Dates:Oct 19
  • Time(s):5pm – 12am
  • Venue:Perth Mess Hall

Details

  • Hosted By:Perth Mess Hall
  • Venue Address:9 Francis Street, Northbridge, Western Australia
  • Ticket Price FROM:$16.20
  • Ticket price TO:$21.76
  • Type:Festivals,Food & drink
  • Audience:Adults
  • Food & Drink:Food Event,Food Market Events

Description

"I came up with the festival as a joke back in 2017, but people went nuts for the concept sop I've decided to put it on for real with the help of the good folks at Perth Mess Hall" says festival creator Ronan Freeburn.

The Goon and Nugz Festival is no joke, however, with eight of Perth's best food trucks dishing out the nuggets along with a crazy amount of dipping sauces. There will also be a range of special chicken nugget inspired dishes on the menu.

A pop up goon bar will be serving your favourite guilty pleasures. Vegetarian and non-chicken nugget menu options available along with a selection of craft beer and non-alcoholic beverages. 

DJ's NDORSE and Pierce Ericson will be dropping bangers all night - not nuggets, and there's so much more to do like ping pong, games, and even a nugget eating competition.

UnWined Subiaco

Enjoy the best of Western Australia’s fine wine, craft beer, cider and spirits in a festival to celebrate our unique and boutique beverages.

  • Dates:Oct 26 & 27
  • Time(s):11.30am - 5.30pm
  • Venue:Market Square Park

Details

  • Hosted By:Food & Wine Events WA
  • Venue Address:300 Roberts Road, Subiaco WA 6003
  • Ticket Price:TBA
  • Type:Festivals,Food & drink
  • Audience:Adults
  • Food & Drink:Festival,Wine

Description

With 70+ companies from regions across our extraordinary state, you have the chance to talk to winemakers and producers and taste our beautiful states produce you may not normally have access to.

You can try from over 45 wineries and 300 wines, buy wine by the glass to enjoy on the picnic blankets or order your favourites to take home for later.

Throughout the day you can listen to live indi music, sit in on a wine and food pairing session or wine appreciation seminar and buy some local produce and delicious tapas from Perth’s best foodies.

Or for something special you can upgrade and indulgence yourself in the Club Lounge! Its an exciting and exclusive lounge retreat with wine and food included.

Fringe World Festival 2020

FRINGE WORLD is the most popular annual festival in Perth and annually hundreds of thousands of people enjoy the incredible array of entertainment on offer.

  • Dates:Jan 17 - Feb 16 2020
  • Time(s):See Program
  • Venue:Multiple Venues
  • Festivals:Fringe Festival

Details

  • Hosted By:Fringe World
  • Ticket Price:Ticket Prices Vary
  • Type:Festivals
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly

Description

There’s something for everyone at FRINGE WORLD; from comedy, music and musicals, circus and much more, plus ticket prices are great value so you can enjoy multiple shows in one night out!

The 2020 Festival will be held from 17 January to 16 February at more than 150 venues all over Perth and regional WA.

The most popular way to enjoy the Festival is at one of the central hubs such as The Woodside Pleasure Garden or Girls School. The spaces are free to enter and have a magical atmosphere featuring food trucks, outdoor bars and free entertainment.

SunSmart 2019 Bloom Festival

There are so many fantastic things to see and do across the width and breadth of the Great Southern of Western Australia and the SunSmart 2019 Bloom Festival in spring is the perfect place to start.

  • Dates:Sept 21 - Oct 20
  • Venue:Various Locations
  • Festivals:All Festivals

Details

  • Hosted By:Great Southern Treasures
  • Venue Address:Various Locations
  • Type:Festivals,Flowers,Garden,History
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly

Description

During September and October, the SunSmart 2019 Bloom Festival showcases an interesting and varied array of events through most of the 19 towns in South West.

Great Southern Treasures showcases the smaller places that thrive on the commitment and inspiration of the communities that choose to live, work and play there. Experience this celebration of country life, whether you are exploring the area for the first time or as a local enjoying your own backyard and the incredible flora of the region.

Join us in Spring and let us share our patch of paradise with you, a truly Great Southern experience and we know you’ll have a blooming good time.

 

Irish Day | Ascot Racecourse 2019

Enjoy some horseplay with family and friends, with traditional Irish treats, live music and a full race day schedule.

  • Dates:Oct 26
  • Time(s):9:00am to 6:00pm
  • Venue:Ascot Racecourse
  • Festivals:Ascot Racing Carnival

Details

  • Hosted By:Perth Racing
  • Venue Address:Ascot Racecourse, Lee-Steere House 70 Grandstand Road Ascot, WA 6104
  • Ticket Price:Children (17 & under) - Free
  • Ticket Price FROM:Concession / Group $11
  • Ticket price TO:Adult $16
  • Type:Festivals,Food & drink,Sports
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly
  • Produced By:Perth Racing
  • Sports:Horse Racing

Description

The luck of the Irish comes to Ascot Racecourse for the 2019 Irish Raceday. Come and celebrate with the colour, smiles and fun of the glorious Emerald Isle and with plenty of Guinness and Kilkenny on tap.

TABtouch Derby Day | Ascot Racecourse 2019

Break out the monochrome fashion, style with accessories, book your taxi and enjoy a thrilling day of racing with great entertainment right here in Perth.

  • Dates:Nov 2
  • Time(s):9:00am to 6:00pm
  • Venue:Ascot Racecourse
  • Festivals:Ascot Racing Carnival

Details

  • Hosted By:Perth Racing
  • Venue Address:Ascot Racecourse, Lee-Steere House 70 Grandstand Road Ascot, WA 6104
  • Ticket Price:Children (17 & under) - Free
  • Ticket Price FROM:Concession / Group $11
  • Ticket price TO:Adult $16
  • Type:Festivals,Sports
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly
  • Produced By:Perth Racing
  • Sports:Horse Racing

Description

Head on out to Ascot Racecourse for a highly prestigious day of racing at the TABtouch Derby Day.

Our exclusive marquee event - The Oxford - will be serving up a delicious four-course plated luncheon with premium beverage and exlusive entertainment, it's THE place to be on TABtouch Derby Day. More info on the ticket page!

Air Mauritius Bonjour Perth Festival

Perth's annual festival celebrating all things French! Discover the cultures and cuisines of France and French-speaking countries around the world at this family-friendly, eco-focused event.

  • Time(s):Saturday 9 November 10am-6pm plus "La Soirée" 6pm-10pm, Sunday 10 November 10am-6pm
  • Dates:Nov 9 - 10
  • Venue:Market Square Park

Details

  • Ticket Price FROM:$2
  • Ticket price TO:$7
  • Type:Festivals,Food & drink,Pet-friendly,Summer Markets,Travel
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,For toddlers 0-3,For kids 4-12,For teens 13-17,For seniors
  • Music:World
  • Food & Drink:Festival,Food Event,Food Market Events
  • Sports:Other Sports & Fitness
  • Venue Address:Cnr Hayden Bunton Drive and Roberts Road, Subiaco, WA, 6008

Description

WA’s only French festival is back for the fifth time (bigger and better than ever)!

The Air Mauritius Bonjour Perth Festival 2019 will shine a light on French culture, art and style and bring together the French-speaking world for the Perth public to discover over one dazzling weekend of entertainment at Market Square Park, Subiaco.

Expect cooking demos, cabaret performances, kids' entertainment, market stalls, French food, an array of live music and dance, and so much more!

Enter the raffle for a chance to win a trip for two to Mauritius and other amazing prizes.

Tickets available online and at the door (book in advance to save)!

 

Exhibition: Planet Shark - Predator or Prey

Leave the outside world behind as you immerse yourself in the incredible underwater world of sharks!

  • Dates:Jul 6 - Nov 10
  • Time(s):9.30am - 5pm
  • Venue:Fremantle Maritime Museum
  • Festivals:XR:WA

Details

  • Venue Address:Victoria Quay, Peter Hughes Dr, Fremantle
  • Ticket Price:See website
  • Type:Festivals,Museum events,Science
  • Audience:Family-Friendly
  • Produced By:Revelation Film
  • Visual Arts:Other Visual Arts

Description

6 July – 10 November 2019

9.30am – 5pm

Ticket prices vary.

Leave the outside world behind as you immerse yourself in the incredible underwater world of sharks!

Our latest exhibition will take you on a journey through millions of years of evolution, leaving you with a whole new level of respect for the ocean’s oldest and most effective predator.

Produced on a size and scale never seen in Australia before, Planet Shark includes awe-inspiring models of real sharks, an extraordinary collection of shark teeth and jaws, and extremely old and rare fossils—some up to 370 million years old.

This exhibition also includes a walk through gallery where you will be mesmerised by stunning HD projections of underwater shark footage.

Whether sharks fill you with fear or fascination, Planet Shark: Predator or Prey will have you captivated from start to finish. Don’t miss out on this unique experience for young and old alike!

Perth Makers Market - City Editions

Perth Makers Market take on the city by day (after the success of their Twilight Markets). Come along to support local creators at Yagan Square.

  • Dates:Sep 14, Oct 26, Dec 7
  • Time(s):10am - 4pm
  • Venue:Yagan Square

Details

  • Hosted By:Perth Makers Market
  • Venue Address:Corner Wellington St and William St, Perth CBD
  • Ticket Price:FREE
  • Type:Festivals,Food & drink,Free,Homes and Design,Summer Markets
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,Wheelchair Access
  • Event Venue:Yagan Square
  • Music:Busking
  • Visual Arts:Craft
  • Food & Drink:Food Market Events

Description

Perth Makers Market is bringing our array of talented stallholders to Yagan Square for a fun event so that you can shop local at markets year round!

Be sure to read our FAQ's section on our website for any questions and click "Going" on our Facebook event to keep up to date with who is coming, promotions (there will be giveaways) and everything you need to know about this special market.

FAQs

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Yagan Square is located in the heart of the Perth CBD so you can catch public transport right to where we are! Otherwise you can find many multi-storey carparks located nearby.

Is there an ATM on site?
Yes, there is an ATM located within Yagan Square's Food Hall

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
If you have any questions about the event please do not hesitate to get in touch with us via e-mail to: [email protected]

EATerville

Introducing EATerville, Leederville’s new 10 day food and beverage festival showcasing everything this diverse urban village has to offer! With over 50 venues located in the streets of Leederville there will no doubt be something to tantalise everyone's taste buds! Indulge your senses over 10 days, experiencing a number unique foodie events like long table dinners, open air & hawkers markets, after work drinks plus many more. Starting October 11th 2019.

  • Dates:Oct 11 - Oct 20
  • Time(s):Friday 11 October 5:45pm till late, Sunday 13 October 5:00pm, Friday 18 October 5:00pm, Sunday 20 October 5:00pm
  • Venue:Multiple Venues in Leederville

Details

  • Hosted By:Leederville Connect
  • Venue Address:Leederville Village Square - Newcastle Street, Leederville
  • Ticket Price:$99 plus booking fee
  • Ticket Price FROM:$99
  • Ticket price TO:$99
  • Type:Festivals,Food & drink
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,For seniors
  • Music:DJs
  • Food & Drink:Beer,Coffee,Degustation,Festival,Food Event,Food Market Events,Restaurant Events,Wine

Description

The 10 day festival has four main marquee events, listed below as well as several mini events and activities that will occur throughout the two weeks hosted by the Leederville food and beverage retailers.

•   Friday 11th October: Long Table Dinner in the Leederville Village Square from 5:45pm till late. 10 courses and all drinks -cost pp $99 plus booking fee.  Bookings via https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/eaterville-long-table-dinner-tickets-71633171745.  Only 200 seats   

• Sunday 13th October: Open Air Food Court in the Leederville Village Square. From 5:00pm

• Friday 18th October: After Work Drinks in Leederville Village Square. From 5:00pm

• Sunday 20th October: Hawkers Market in Leederville Village Square. From 5pm.

Other events and happenings throughout the 10 days of EATerville will be a Bar crawl – LEED me On, meet the winemaker and wine dinner with Cape Mentelle, Vinaceous Wines Burlesque dinner with snake charmer, Night in Seville including flamenco dancing, various master classes for coffee and gelato, How to make Pad Thai, Vasse Felix wine tasting, walking food tours, sundowners, plus special offers at retailers throughout the festival.   More information will be provided about these activities closer to the event.  

Established businesses in Leederville that are taking part in EATerville include Pinchos, Foam, Kailis Brothers, Kitsch, Gusto Gelato, The Garden, Grill’d, Ria Malay Kitchen, Jus Burgers Theo & Co Pizzeria, Bill's Bar & Bites, Low Key Chow House and many more.

Follow EATerville via social media to keep up to date with the 10 day festival.

Facebook @EATerville  

Instagram @eaterville_6007

EATerville is managed by Leederville Connect: a community organisation for people who have a passion for the Leederville precinct and commitment to enhancing it.  Leederville Connect worked together with the City of Vincent recently to create the dedicated Leederville Village Square where the majority of the EATerville events will be held, and the City are proud sponsors of this community event. 

Perth Hills Spring Festival

Shake off those post-Winter blues at the Perth Hills Spring Festival! Make the most of all that this stunning region has to offer during October & November.

  • Dates:11 OCT - 11 NOV
  • Time(s):Various times

Details

  • Hosted By:Experience Perth Hills & City of Kalamunda
  • Venue Address:Various addresses
  • Ticket Price:FREE
  • Type:Festivals,Flowers,Food & drink,Free,Music,Winery Events
  • Audience:Family-Friendly

Description

As well as spectacular scenery, tempting wineries, boutique shopping and cafés aplenty, during weekends of October and November, Kalamunda will be filled with a host of events and activities.  Just a short drive (but a whole world) away, Kalamunda is ‘painting the town yellow’ to celebrate the arrival of Spring and extending an open invitation to visitors to come and join in the fun.

Bringing together families with FREE fun days, movies and activities and popular events such as the ‘Kalamunda Open Studios’ and the 'Kalamunda Artisan Markets’, the Spring Festival promises to be fun for all ages.  So whatever you’re interested in: food, wine, markets, music, gardening, photography, art or walking – the Spring Festival has it all. 

Cervantes Arts Festival 2019

The Cervantes Art Festival, produced by the Cervantes Arts Committee, celebrates its 15th year of bringing the best in fine art and fine craft to the Coral Coast this October.

  • Dates:Oct 18 - 27
  • Venue:Various venues

Details

  • Hosted By:Cervantes Cultural Committee
  • Venue Address:Aragon Street Cervantes WA 6511
  • Type:Art Exhibitions,Festivals,Motoring
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly
  • Visual Arts:Craft,Drawing,Other Visual Arts,Painting,Photography,Sculpture

Description

The Art Festival starts with the opening night on Friday the 18th of October at 6pm. This will see classic cars and
bikes mixed with the sounds of Eliza Bourgault Du Coudray from the Perth Harp Society. There will also be a visual
feast as the doors open on the new extension to the Cervantes Community Recreation Centre building.

Perth Greek Festival 2019 presented by LiveLighter

Perth Greek Festival 2019 features nine full days of cultural celebration and fun events from 19 to 28 October.

  • Dates:Oct 19-28

Details

  • Hosted By:Hellenic Community of WA
  • Type:Festivals,Food & drink,Performing Arts
  • Audience:Family-Friendly
  • Music:Music Festival
  • Visual Arts:Youth
  • Food & Drink:Beer,Food Event,Wine

Description

The inaugural Perth Greek Festival 2019 presented by LiveLighter is a major celebration of the impact of Greek culture on the development of Perth, celebrating the diversity of the different Greek community groups within the Hellenic Community of WA and sharing this with the people of Perth.

The Festival will feature a series of events and activities starting 19 October 2019, building up to the Greek Festival Day on 26 October to be held in Russell Square, Northbridge and culminating in Oxi Day (Greek National Day) on 28 October 2019 at Kings Park.  

Events include 

  • Greek Heritage Walking Trails - profiling the Greek people, businesses and cultural history of North Perth and Northbridge
  • Planted, Plucked and Pickled - a journey from caring for your olive tree to harvesting the fruit
  • The Greek Kitchen - a masterclass in in Greek classics for the everyday cook
  • Greek Movie Nights - free screenings in Northbridge
  • The Jews of Greece Photographic Exhibition - an insight into the life of Romaniote Jews and the smaller groups of Ashkenazi Jews of Europe that constitute the Greek-Jewish community.
  • Boxopolis - working with local schools to create a cardboard chariots to be paraded on Festival Day
  • Festival Day - the culmination of the Festival with food and market stalls, live performances, demonstrations and plenty of other activities

 

Perth Greek Festival is supported by the Office of Multicultural Interests, Lotterywest and the City of Perth

 

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