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Perth Makers Market

With over 150 stalls to browse from, food to keep your tummy happy and kids activities including the fantastic on site pirate ship playground it’s going to be a great day out for the whole family.

  • Time(s):9:30am - 3:30pm
  • Dates:May 19, Sep 22, Nov 3 & Dec 15
  • Venue:Applecross


  • Venue Address:58 Duncraig Road, Applecross, WA, 6153
  • Type:Free,Summer Markets
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly


Perth Makers Market is an exclusively handmade only market South of the Swan River that makes its home at Heathcote Cultural Precinct in Applecross. All items that you will find at our market have been handcrafted by the stall holders themselves locally in WA. The only exception to this is our non-profit stalls who attend to raise awareness and fundraise for their causes.

Pasar Malam

Experience 40+ food trucks, free rides, artisan stalls and multicultural entertainment from 5pm Friday 18 October at Curtin University.

  • Dates:18 October 2019
  • Time(s):5pm-10pm
  • Venue:Curtin University


  • Hosted By:International Student Committee of the Curtin Student Guild
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Festivals,Food & drink,Free,Music,Summer Markets
  • Audience:Family-Friendly
  • Music:World
  • Food & Drink:Food Market Events


Pasar Malam, the vibrant open air night community night market and multicultural festival, returns to Curtin University Friday 18 October 5pm to 10pm!


There will be more than 40 pop ups and food trucks with tasty street food from around the globe, live on-stage entertainment and roving performers, artisan and craft stalls as well as a family fun zone with free rides and limited free tickets for sideshow games.


This is a night which brings the local community together to enjoy friendship, family and delectable food. Bring your friends and travel the globe, one plate at a time!


Check out the Facebook event for more details! https://www.facebook.com/events/390877464964558/


Pasar Malam is coordinated by the International Student Committee of the Curtin Student Guild.


This event is proudly sponsored by Lotterywest.  



The Run-A-Muck family event presented by LiveLighter, is returning for its second year, transforming Harmony Fields open space into the ultimate obstacle course for a family fun day out.

  • Dates:Oct 19 -20
  • Time(s):Sat 19/10/2019, 10:00 am – Sun 20/10/2019, 3:00 pm AWST
  • Venue:Harmony Fields


  • Hosted By:City of Gosnells
  • Venue Address:Harmony Fields, 163 Alcock Street, Maddington, WA 6109
  • Ticket Price:FREE
  • Type:Free
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,For kids 4-12,For teens 13-17


Due to overwhelming popularity in 2018, this year there is DOUBLE the chance to Run-A-Muck, with the event extending over two days on an even bigger course!

Designed with fun and safety in mind, Run-A-Muck includes a range of obstacles that are both challenging and fun. Suitable for ages 3+ and for all fitness levels, this obstacle course spans over 300 metres and will be the largest inflatable obstacle course ever set up in Perth.

The course has been designed to allow participants to run at their own pace and is made up of a variety of giant inflatables as well as tunnels, waterslides, ball pits, foam slides and commando nets.

With such a range of obstacles to overcome, the Run-A-Muck course is an exciting challenge for experienced and beginner runners. Round up the kids, your friends and family and take on this awesome adventure challenge.

Waves will fill on a ‘first in, best dressed’ basis, so be quick to secure your preferred wave time.

* Each booking is limited to 5 tickets and each participant can only take part in one wave across the event. Tickets beyond this number will be cancelled.

Are there minimum age requirements to enter the event?
The Run-A-Muck course is suitable for ages 3+ and all levels of fitness. Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult both on and off the course.

Children under 3 cannot run the obstacle course, but they can join us in the fun zone, where they can try out our mini obstacle course, messy play and enjoy roving entertainment.

Which wave should I book?
Parents/carers should consider the size and capabilities of individual children when booking tickets. This is an all-ages event, however, for patron safety and enjoyment, some waves are recommended for different age groups.

Wave 1 - Recommended for young families (with children under 8 years old)

Waves 2 to 4 - Recommended for all ages

Wave 5 - Recommended for big kids (ages 13 and over)

Is this a timed event?
Run-A-Muck is not a timed or competitive event so you can take your time to enjoy the challenges. You can run, jog, walk, crawl, or skip around the course if you wish.

While there is no time limit to complete the course, there are overall time frames for each wave. You should feel free to complete the course at your own pace, and as many times as you can within your registered wave time. The main focus is all about the fun rather than the competition.

Do I have to complete all of the obstacles?
All obstacles are optional. We encourage everyone to give all the obstacles a go, but you are most welcome to skip and that you do not feel comfortable completing.

What should I wear?
The Run-A-Muck course features water, foam and other elements. We suggest wearing clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty. Remember, you might get wet or dirty on some of the inflatables, so keep that in mind when planning your outfit.

Costumes are also highly encouraged.

Can I bring my own food to the event?
There will be a variety of great food and drink stalls available to purchase at the event or you are welcome to bring along a picnic.

Don’t forget to bring a drink bottle - there will be hydration stations at the event where you can refill it for free.

Where should I go when I arrive?
Participants are required to arrive at least 20 minutes prior to their scheduled wave start time. Head to the registration kiosk to collect your wristband upon arrival.

What do I do if I can no longer attend the event?
If you are no longer able to attend, please cancel your tickets in Eventbrite, or alternatively email [email protected] as early as possible so we can reallocate your tickets.

Are spectators allowed?
While spectators are not allowed on the course, they can cheer from the side lines and do not require a ticket. There are plenty of free activities, food trucks and entertainment they can enjoy.

Will there be event photographers?
There will be an event photographer and videographer attending some of the waves, however, keep in mind that event photographers cannot capture every moment and sometimes, people get missed. All photos will be uploaded to the City of Gosnells Programs and Events Facebook page within one week of the event.

You are welcome to take as many photos as you like and we encourage you to post them to our Facebook page and #gosnellsevents

What can I bring into the event?
Bring a towel, change of clothes, shoes, water bottle and your camera. If it’s going to be nice and warm outside, remember to slip, slop, slap before you slide.

Do I need to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Tickets must be produced (either printed or with a visible barcode on a mobile device) at registration for everyone aged 3 years and over participating on the course. These will be scanned and exchanged for a wristband.

Tickets are not required to join in at the event fun zone, including food trucks, messy play, roving entertainment and interactive activities.

What happens if it is raining?
Run-A-Muck will run in any weather condition that we consider safe for our participants. In fact, a little bit of rain will add to the fun of the course.

In the event of extreme inclement weather, such as thunder or lightning, we will inform you of any changes to our event via the City of Gosnells website, by email and on our Facebook page.

Is there somewhere to store my bag at the event?
The volunteers from Neighbourhood Watch will be manning a bag drop on the day for a gold coin donation. You will need to ensure all of your items are kept in a bag as they are unable to accept loose items.

Please note that while we will do our best to keep your items secure, event management takes no responsibility for lost or stolen property.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
If you need any further information or would like to get in touch with our Community Events Officer, email [email protected] or call the City of Gosnells on 9397 3000.

Run-A-Muck is sponsored by Healthway, promoting the LiveLighter message and Lotterywest.

Make Your Own Keep Cup

Come along to the Hound Ceramics pottery workshop where you will get to make your very own Keep Cup to take home!

  • Dates:Oct 20
  • Time(s):11.00am to 2.00pm
  • Venue:Feld


  • Hosted By:Hound Ceramics
  • Venue Address:Feld, 6/496 Marmion St, Booragoon WA 6154
  • Ticket Price:$91.30
  • Type:Food & drink
  • Audience:Adults,For teens 13-17
  • Food & Drink:Coffee


Come and spend your afternoon relaxing and getting creative in this informal and intimate handbuilding pottery workshop lead by Sophia from Hound Ceramics.

In this 3 hour pottery workshop we'll be using our hands to coil and sculpt our very own keep cups.

This workshop provides a safe space for all persons. It's designed to promote working with clay as art therapy.

All equipment and tools including clay are provided in the workshop as well as;

- One white silicone, anti-dust coffee cup suction seal lid each.

- Firing and glazing with a choice of 2 different glaze colours.

- Instructions & guidance from a professional ceramicist

- Tea and coffee with biscuits! (Vegan and GF options available)

Your DIY keep cups will be available for pickup approximately 6-8* weeks after the workshop.

* Estimated pick up time is dependant on the firing studios turn around and may be available for pick up earlier than 6-8 weeks.


The team behind the ExtraVEGANza is back with another night of ribs, beer and all things BBQ.

  • Dates:Oct 25
  • Time(s):4:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Venue:Curtin University


  • Hosted By:Aus Street Food
  • Venue Address:Kent St, Bentley, Perth WA 6102
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Food & drink
  • Audience:Family-Friendly
  • Food & Drink:Beer,Food Event,Other


Perth's first ever Ribs Festival, Ribtoberfest, is coming soon! Enjoy the beer garden while you chow down on the city's best sticky pork ribs - or chinese style baby back - or sweet and spicy ribs. It's your choice, and there are plenty to choose from.

As with all Aus Street Food events, you'll be able to vote on the best food vendor of the night! So you'll have to try them all.

ChemCentre Open Day 2019

Celebrate chemistry and its role within the community at ChemCentre Open Day. #MakeScienceYourMission with free activites for all ages.

  • Dates:Saturday 26 October
  • Time(s):10 am - 4 pm
  • Venue:Perth, WA


  • Hosted By:ChemCentre
  • Venue Address:Corner Manning Road and Townsing Drive, Bentley, WA
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Ticket Price FROM:0
  • Ticket price TO:0
  • Type:Free,Science,Technology
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,Wheelchair Access


Make Science Your Mission at the ChemCentre Open Day, Saturday 26 October.

Join local scientists for a day of free, fun and educational activities, displays and demonstrations.

Tour our forensic science and environemental laboratories, have a blast at the explosive science shows, discover how we use chemistry to help WA Police investigate illicit drug laboratories and more!

With 'little hero' missions for the younger children, free garden soil analysis for the 'green thumbs', career advise for the 'future scientist', free fairy floss and liquid nitrogen ice-cream - there will be something for everyone.

ChemCentre Open Day is your chance to learn how local science impacts you!


Free Entry

Free Science Activities

Free Fairy Floss

Free Liquid Nitrogen Icecream

Free Parking


Don't miss this opportunity to Make Science Your Mission.


Canning Show 2019 presented by Make Smoking History

A community party like never before, expect blooming brilliance at this year’s Make Smoking History Canning Show!

  • Dates:Friday 1 & Saturday 2 November
  • Venue:Cannington Exhibition Centre & Showgrounds


  • Hosted By:Canning Agricultural Horticultural & Recreational Society Inc
  • Venue Address:Cnr Station Street & Albany Highway CANNINGTON WA 6107
  • Type:Agricultural,Charity / Fundraising,Festivals,Flowers,Food & drink,Free,Garden,Health,Military,Music,Performing Arts,Science,Well Being,Youth Art / Performance
  • Audience:Family-Friendly,Wheelchair Access
  • Performing Arts:Cabaret,Circus,Comedy,Dance,Puppetry,Theatre
  • Music:Busking,Country & Folk,Free,Music Festival,Other Music,Popular Music,Rhythm & Blues,Soul & Gospel
  • Visual Arts:Craft,Historical,Other Visual Arts,Painting,Photography,Sculpture,Video,Youth
  • Food & Drink:Coffee,Food Event,Food Market Events


With more than 15,000 early bird tickets snapped up in just a few weeks, the Make Smoking History Canning Show is set for a record-breaking community celebration like no other! With two nights of fireworks, two days packed with fun for all, and first release now exhausted, don’t miss out on the action; $ave by grabbing Second Release tickets ASAP!

Expect blooming brilliance at this year’s Show, celebrating 110 years since the birth of what’s now the Canning Agricultural, Horticultural & Recreational Society (aka CAHRS), the not-for-profit organisation committed to giving back to the community.

Whilst tipping the hat to our long history of giving back to the community, the 2019 Show is also the beginning of the Show’s next evolutionary phase, with big changes set to excite and inspire all ages for the next 100+ years.





  • Always a highlight on the Friday, what better way to celebrate than to set imaginations alight than with two nights of fireworks!
  • Faves from last year’s Canning Show’s Friday night entertainment and our sold-out The Greatest Showman Free Movie Event, Zap Circus return for both nights to dazzle us with fire shows, as well as holding a free workshop.


In 2019 you can expect levels of fun to max at new heights, with an array of debut and exciting FREE entertainment planned, including:

  • A number of elements celebrating 2019 as the International Year Of Indigenous Languages, including Food World, selecting 12+ food trucks to take your taste buds on a global gourmet tour
  • An expanded Farmland offering plenty of new friends to make, including free pony rides and plays with alpacas, goats, chickens, rabbits, ducks, lambs, piglets, a dog and roving sheep live, plus camel rides
  • Sideshow Wonderland, presented by the WA Showmen’s Association, who recently celebrated their 50th year of providing hair-raising rides, discounted showbags and more to the best Ag Shows in WA
  • West Coast LEGO User Group (responsible for the wildly successful Bricktober - Perth) offering fantastical displays, interactive building and free competitions for all to enter)
  • One10 Mini Style motorbike free style ramp shows
  • Progressive Axe Men –wood chopping demonstrations, along with chainsaw shows
  • Landslide (playing the very best of Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles live)
  • Buskers Lane highlighting local talent, from puppet shows to singer-songwriters
  • Festive music ranging from DJs to live hip hop, an Indigenous choir and roving carnival big bands
  • Worm farm making workshops for the kids (with takeaway results)



Added to the above, of course there will be an even bigger mix of the fascinating and fun fare you’ve come to expect from the Show, including FREE entertainment such as: Dave The Blacksmith, face painting, pony rides, roving sheep, roving entertainment, community group performances, school choirs, Old Mac Donald’s Farm, Machinery Preservation Society, West Coast Remote Control Trucks, WA Police Historical Society, and many more to be announced closer to the Show.



The Make Smoking History Canning Show Exhibition Schedule is out and ready to show off the community's talents, and WIN BIG!

  • There’s over $13,000 in cash prizes to be won, over 650+ Classes
  • One of the largest annual exhibitions in the state that showcases a wide array of arts, crafts, hobbies, creations and produce.
  • Open to everyone, from talented amateurs to awarded artisans, the competition celebrates, promotes, rewards and encourages diverse passions and talents, plus inspires others in the community.
  • All entries exhibited as part of the 2019 Make Smoking History Canning Show.



DATES: Friday 1 & Saturday 2 November

VENUE: Cannington Exhibition Centre & Showgrounds


Friday 1:::: 5pm to 10pm (Gates open) :::: 5pm to 9pm (Exhibition Halls Open)

Saturday 2::::9am to 10pm (Gates open) :::: 9am to 8pm (Exhibition Halls Open)


  • Earlybird / 1st Release: ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED!
  • 2nd Release Presale: $10+BF Adults / $5+BF Concession / Family $20+BF
  • Gate sales: $15 Adults / $10 Concession / Family $30
  • 5 & under free any time
  • Please note: Tickets valid for either day, but you can only use them once





Make Smoking History WA II Healthway II Lotterywest
Government of Western Australia II City of Canning
Bill Johnston MLA II Western Australian Horticultural Council
West Australian Showmen's Association Inc II Greyhounds WA II Lions Club of Canning City II R.E. Asset Logistics II Cardile Fireworks


Melbourne Cup at BWG Steakhouse

Enjoy a lavish cocktail party overlooking the Swan River with food stations, canapes, optional drinks package, DJ, sweeps and of course The Race live

  • Dates:Nov 5
  • Time(s):11am - 4pm
  • Venue:BWG Steakhouse


  • Hosted By:BWG Steakhouse
  • Venue Address:58 Duncraig Road, Applecross
  • Ticket Price:65
  • Type:Fashion,Food & drink
  • Audience:Adults,Wheelchair Access
  • Food & Drink:Restaurant Events
  • Sports:Horse Racing


November is fast approaching and the question on everybody’s lips is where will you be watching the race that stops the nation?

Connect with friends and family to celebrate Melbourne Cup at BWG Steakhouse. Enjoy a lavish cocktail party with food stations, canapes, optional drinks package, DJ, sweeps and of course The Race live

Date: Tuesday,5 November 2019
Time: 11am – 4pm
Cost: $65 per person + booking fee
Add beverage package (3 hours – 11am until 2pm) for $45 per person + booking fee

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

Let Koorliny Arts Centre entertain the whole family with The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe.

  • Dates:Nov 15 - 23
  • Venue:Koorliny Arts Centre


  • Hosted By:Koorliny Arts Centre & Kwinana Industries Council
  • Type:Performing Arts
  • Audience:Family-Friendly,Adults
  • Venue Address:10 Hutchins Way, Kwinana Town Centre WA 6167
  • Ticket Price FROM:$20
  • Ticket price TO:$25


You are about to enter the magical land of Narnia, the land behind the wardrobe door where animals talk, trees can walk, a white witch covers the landscape with snow and bewitches you with Turkish Delight, and where a mighty lion rescues you whenever you get into trouble. C.S. Lewis’ first tale of Narnia is loved by children and adults the world over and now comes to vibrant life on the stage in Irita Kutchmy’s musical adaptation. Just open the door. You’ll never believe what you’ll find.

Rotary Jacaranda Festival

Ardross Street will once again be taken over by the lively ‘Rotary Jacaranda Festival’.

  • Dates:Nov 23
  • Time(s):9.30am to 3.30pm
  • Venue:Applecross Village


  • Venue Address:Applecross Village, Ardross Street, Applecross WA 6153
  • Type:Festivals,Food & drink,Summer Markets
  • Audience:Family-Friendly
  • Food & Drink:Food Market Events


Now a tradition amongst locals, the annual ‘Rotary Jacaranda Festival’ returns to the heart of Applecross Village to create another spectacular, family-friendly day of fun. With over 140 stalls, a variety of food options and a exceptional entertainment line up on the day, there is definitely something for everyone to enjoy.

Known as one of the longest-standing community events, this festival is so popular that thousands of locals come out to celebrate family and support their local community. 

Christmas Day at BWG Steakhouse

Join us on Christmas Day for a relaxing breakfast or lunch overlooking the stunning Swan River.

  • Dates:Dec 25
  • Time(s):From 7am
  • Venue:BWG Steakhouse


  • Hosted By:BWG Steakhouse
  • Venue Address:58 Duncraig Road, Applecross
  • Ticket Price:Various
  • Type:Food & drink
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,For toddlers 0-3,For kids 4-12,For teens 13-17,For seniors,Wheelchair Access
  • Food & Drink:Food Event,Other,Restaurant Events


Join us on Christmas Day for a relaxing breakfast or lunch overlooking the stunning Swan River. 

Bookings from 7am (buffet closes at 10am)
Your ticket includes a large range of buffet breakfast options, tea and brewed coffee
Adults $58
Children (5-12) $28
High Chair $20
Click here to view the menu
Click here to make a booking

Bookings from 12pm
Your ticket includes a 3 course set menu, tea and brewed coffee
Adults $142
Children (5-12) $54
High Chair $20
Click here to view the adult menu
Click here to view the kids menu
Click here to make a booking

NYE at BWG Steakhouse

Bring in the New Year overlooking our beautiful Swan River! From 8pm we will have the drinks and canapes flowing – with additional food stations for all-night-long grazing.

  • Dates:Dec 31
  • Time(s):7pm
  • Venue:BWG Steakhouse


  • Hosted By:BWG Steakhouse
  • Venue Address:58 Duncraig Road, Applecross
  • Ticket Price:144
  • Type:New Years
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,For toddlers 0-3,For kids 4-12,For teens 13-17,For seniors,Wheelchair Access


Bring in the New Year at BWG!

From 8pm we will have the drinks and canapes flowing – with additional food stations for all-night-long grazing. Stations include a pig on a spit and a chocolate fountain!

Also included in your ticket are your beverages for the evening – which will include a great range of sparkling wine, white wine, red wine and beer. Soft drink, tea and coffee will also be available.

Live entertainment will run throughout the night taking you into 2020.

Early arrivals available from 7pm.

Date: 31 December 2019
Time: 7pm – 1am (Drinks package available 8pm – 12am)
Style: Cocktail style
Cost: Adult $144 per person | Child $36 per person
$134 per person for Steakholders

Bookings are essential

Variety Creative Car Cruise

The Creative Car Cruise is a fun, laid-back way to experience remote and regional parts of WA with like-minded classic and creative car-lovers, all in support of Variety – the Children’s Charity of WA

  • Dates:19 - 22 March
  • Venue:South-West WA


  • Hosted By:Variety - The Children's Charity of WA
  • Venue Address:South-West WA
  • Ticket Price:$660
  • Type:Charity / Fundraising,Motoring,Travel
  • Audience:Adults


The Creative Car Cruise is a fun, laid-back way to experience remote and regional parts of WA with like-minded classic and creative car-lovers, all in support of Variety – the Children’s Charity of WA. 
Cruisers get to see the direct impact of their fundraising efforts along the way, with a range of educational, health and mobility equipment and grants provided to local schools and organisations en-route.
Cruise along the open road of WA’s incredible South-West region and help raise funds for kids who are sick, disadvantaged or living with disability by registering now for the 2020 Creative Car Cruise!
In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Variety Creative Car Cruise, we’re gearing up for the biggest and best cruise yet – with spectacular destinations, incredible food, loads of entertainment and a great bunch of classic car lovers to share this ultimate cruising experience with.
Find out more and register today: https://fundraise.varietywa.org.au/event/cruise/home

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