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Sports in WA

Perth continues to attract awesome national and international sporting events, spurred on with the completion of the new state-of-the-art Optus Stadium and spectators flying down from China and South East Asia. For willing participants, from the Kimberley to the deep south, there is an endless parade of running, swimming, cycling, fishing, driving and other events to sign up for. Check out some of the top annual events here.


Privé Fashion Platform | Ascot Racecourse 2019

This year Privé launches the 2019 Ascot Racing Carnival in fashionable style. Get your exclusive preview of another unforgettable season of racing, fashion and entertainment!

  • Dates:Sep 25
  • Time(s):6:45pm to 11:00pm
  • Venue:Ascot Racecourse
  • Festivals:Ascot Racing Carnival


  • Hosted By:Perth Racing
  • Venue Address:Lee-Steere House 70 Grandstand Road Ascot, WA 6104
  • Ticket Price FROM:Members $75
  • Ticket price TO:Non-Members $65
  • Type:Fashion,Festivals,Sports
  • Audience:Adults
  • Produced By:Perth Racing
  • Sports:Horse Racing


Tickets include:

  • Cocktail on arrival
  • Premium beverages and canapés
  • 2019 Ascot Season Launch presentation
  • Privé Fashion Platform Runway Show
  • 'Shop the Runway' Pop-Up
  • Live DJ entertainment

Empire Rose | Garth Cook | Megan Salmon | Only One Ashley | Jonté Designs | Tania Claire Australia | byHelo Jewels | Little Dove | Racewear looks from Cue, Review and Zara thanks to Garden City Perth | Styled by Juvelle Behrendorff

Gather the group and book your tickets for the ultimate night out!

Saturdays At The Peninsula Dining Room

If you're after the best view of the track then the Peninsula Dining Room is the perfect place for you to enjoy a day of great racing with friends and family.

  • Dates:July 15 - Sep 28
  • Venue:Belmont Racecourse


  • Hosted By:Perth Racing
  • Venue Address:70 Grandstand Road, Ascot WA 6104
  • Ticket Price FROM:$60
  • Ticket price TO:$75
  • Type:Food & drink,Sports
  • Audience:Adults
  • Sports:Horse Racing
  • Food & Drink:Other,Restaurant Events


Indulge in a four-course buffet luncheon with fantastic view of the winning post from our intimate dining restaurant located on the Members floor. Why not top it off with a beverage package that lasts the duration of the race day?


Four-course buffet luncheon
Reserved table in the Peninsula Dining Room for the day
Access to the Members floor
Racebook per person
Private betting facilities and amenities


Members $60pp
Non-Members $75pp

Kings Park Wellness Walk

Join in the national conversation around mental health by participating in a 4km walk through Kings Park.

  • Dates:Oct 20
  • Time(s):10.30am - 12.30pm
  • Venue:Kings Park and Botanic Garden


  • Hosted By:Mental Health Foundation Australia
  • Venue Address:Fraser Ave, Perth WA 6005
  • Ticket Price FROM:$10
  • Ticket price TO:$50
  • Type:Charity / Fundraising,Health,Sports,Well Being
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly
  • Event Venue:Kings Park
  • Sports:Walking


When people come together as one friendships bloom, connections form, and change begins. This year, Mental Health Foundation Australia presents the Wellness Walk for Mental Health as part of National Mental Health Month 2019.

This is the perfect opportunity to meet good people in a good environment and move together for a great cause.

The walk takes place on Sunday the 20th of October from 10:30am – 12:30pm, at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, where great company is guaranteed.

About Mental Health Foundation Australia

Founded in 1930, the Mental Health Foundation Australia is one of the oldest mental health associations in the country. Working towards a better understanding of the importance of mental wellbeing, the Foundation seeks to educate the community about treatments available for mental illness, to initiate mental health research and to remove stigmas associated with mental illnesses. 

Funds raised through the Kings Park Wellness Walk will go towards supporting these aims. 

The Color Run 2019

Western Australians of all ages and abilities will soak up good vibes as they tackle the ultimate color-sprayed 5km fun run this October.

  • Dates:Oct 20
  • Time(s):7am to 1pm
  • Venue:Claremont Showground


  • Hosted By:Claremont Showground
  • Venue Address:Claremont Showground, 1 Graylands Road, WA 6010
  • Type:Charity / Fundraising,Music,Sports,Well Being
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly
  • Event Venue:Claremont Showground
  • Music:DJs,Popular Music
  • Ticket Price FROM:$45
  • Ticket price TO:$75


Flying through the Showground, Color Runners will be immersed in a pigment wonderland when they are doused head-to-toe in clouds of color at dedicated Color Zones at each kilometre. The ‘Happiest 5k on the Planet™’ will also feature the Bubble Zone, a pink and purple color-clash at the 7-Eleven Super Zone, and a dream-land Foam Zone by Vöost.

DJ Tally will ensure the fun doesn’t stop after the run, as they host the ultimate post-race party with giant color throws creating rainbow skies, disco beats and peace signs aplenty at the fun-filled Finish Festival.

The Color Run Australia encourages participants to raise funds and awareness for official Charity Partner, the Starlight Children’s Foundation, who are committed to bringing fun, joy and laughter to sick kids and their families all over Australia.

With no winners or official finish times, The Color Run is perfect for everyone, from beginners to seasoned athletes!

Saltwater Rhythm & Ride: Rodeo, Campdraft & Country Music

A two day nationally affiliated sporting, cultural and entertainment event!

  • Dates:Sep 20-21
  • Time(s):7am to 12pm
  • Venue:Broome Rodeo Ground


  • Venue Address:Broome Rodeo Ground, Broome Rd, Broome WA 6725
  • Ticket Price:View website for details
  • Type:Sports
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,For toddlers 0-3,For kids 4-12,For teens 13-17
  • Sports:Other Sports & Fitness


Commencing with Campdraft and Kids Git Up day, with free entry for kids, followed by an action-packed full points ABCRA RODEO including junior and senior events, barrel racing, steer wrestling, bronc & bareback riding, and of course bull riding.

Rhythm & Ride will conclude under a Kimberley starry night sky with the soundtrack to country Music.

Food and stalls available. No BYO and dogs. 

Balingup Explorer

One of our most popular and longest running events. A fabulous weekend walk south of Balingup, camping out with style on the Bibbulmun Track.

  • Dates:September 20 - 22
  • Venue:Balingup
  • Time(s):Friday 2.30pm to Sunday 6.00pm


  • Type:Sports
  • Sports:Walking
  • Hosted By:Bibbulmun Track Foundation
  • Venue Address:Balingup
  • Ticket Price:$305 (or $280 for Members)


This walk is set in the beautiful Blackwood district. Spend Friday night in Balingup before being transported 40kms south for two full days of walking with only your day pack!

No big heavy packs and even a touch of glamping on Saturday night at our private Track-side campsite complete with flushing toilet and a hot shower!

Your backpack will contain your lunch, a jacket and water but your food, clothes, stove, tent, sleeping mat and sleeping bag will be waiting for you to set up at our private camp. Freshen up on Sunday afternoon with a hot shower in Balingup before being transported back to Perth.

Includes trip preparation notes, return transport from Murdoch Park'n'Ride rail terminal and bus transfer to start of walk, transfer of your gear to the Track-side campsite plus accommodation on Friday night, showers on Saturday and Sunday and equipment hire. Food not included.


Wild Flower Running Festival

Join with us and our events beneficiary in experiencing the second annual Wildflower Festival of Running & Walking.

  • Dates:Sep 21
  • Time(s):6.30am
  • Venue:The Pinnacles Dessert


  • Hosted By:All Bar None
  • Venue Address:Pinnacles Drive, Cervantes 6511
  • Type:Sports
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,For kids 4-12,For teens 13-17
  • Sports:Running,Walking


Welcome to the second annual “Wildflower Festival of Running”, The events is  a trail run through the Pinnacles Desert on the Saturday.  They provide a unique challenge for runners of all abilities over two days, catering for both competitors and spectators. The events suit individuals of all level of abilities and training while providing a  challenge, with distances that will suit everyone who wishes to experience the Challenge.

The events range from 5 kilometres and 10 kilometres to the 21.1 kilometre Half
Marathon – Times can be added to achieve a two-day result.

Event Features:
• Finishers Medal for all entrants
• Scenic courses in two contrasting areas
• Timing and Hydration fluid on Course plus Finish refreshments
• Age Group Awards over each distance
• Results emailed to all competitors and on the allbarnone web.

The Bloody Long Walk – 35km Challenge To Cure Mito

Walk, jog or run and enjoy spectacular scenery whilst raising vital funds to help find cures for mitochondrial disease (mito).

  • Dates:Sep 22
  • Time(s):7.00am
  • Venue:Sir James Mitchell Park


  • Hosted By:Mito Foundation
  • Venue Address:Mill Point Rd, South Perth WA 6151
  • Ticket Price:$125
  • Type:Charity / Fundraising,Sports
  • Audience:Adults
  • Sports:Running,Walking


The Bloody Long Walk is a 35km challenge owned and operated by the Mito Foundation.

Mito is a debilitating and potentially fatal genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to convert food into the energy needed to power muscles and major organs; 1 in 200 people are at risk of developing mito. One Australian child born each week suffers a severe or life-threatening form of mito making it the second most commonly diagnosed serious genetic disease after cystic fibrosis.

Take in the city skyline from the serene banks of the Swan River before crossing at Windan Bridge. Follow the river to the coast with spectacular water views before finishing at iconic Cottesloe Beach.
Enjoy the 35km challenge at your own pace, be it a walk, jog or run, knowing that every step is one step closer to finding a cure for mito! Fully supported course with checkpoints and refreshments.

Cable Beach Triathlon

The Leading Edge Computers Cable Beach Triathlon is back in 2019 on Sunday, 22 September.

  • Dates:Sep 22
  • Time(s):6.00am
  • Venue:Broome Surf Lifesaving Club


  • Hosted By:Hilary Wilkins
  • Venue Address:Broome Surf Lifesaving Club, Cable Beach WA 6726
  • Ticket Price:Call to enquire.
  • Type:Sports
  • Audience:Adults,For kids 4-12,For teens 13-17
  • Sports:Triathlon / Ironman


Located in the far northwest corner of Western Australia, Broome is where the red pindan desert meets the cobalt green waters of the Indian Ocean. It’s where the pristine white sands of the famous Cable Beach contrast with historic rock formations amidst a colourful blend of culture and diversity. With these magnificent surroundings, what better place to have a club and the annual Cable Beach Triathlon!

Participation is encouraged from all ages and levels of ability and fitness.


Kids (300m + 3km + 1km)
Enticer (375m + 10km + 2.5km)
Sprint (750m +20km + 5km)
Olympic (1.5km + 40km + 10km)

More information is available on the website.

Pixar Putt

Pixar Putt, a one-of-a-kind outdoor pop-up mini-golf experience, swings into action on The Plaza at RAC Arena for a 5-week season from Friday 27 September.

  • Dates:Sep 27 - Nov 3
  • Venue:RAC Arena


  • Venue Address:700 Wellington St, Perth WA 6000
  • Ticket Price FROM:$19.90 - 9 Holes Junior | $29.90 - 18 Holes Junior
  • Ticket price TO:$24.90 - 9 Holes Adult | $39.90 - 18 Holes Adult
  • Type:Sports
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,For teens 13-17
  • Event Venue:RAC Arena
  • Sports:Golf,Participation Sports,Other Sports & Fitness


Inspired by some of Disney•Pixar’s most adored films, Pixar Putt is set to take guests  to infinity…and beyond!

Putt your way around 9 or 18 holes including Toy Story, The Incredibles, Finding Nemo, A Bug’s Life, Ratatouille, Monsters, Inc., Wall-E, Inside Out, Coco, The Good Dinosaur and more.

Pixar Putt is Perth’s hottest must-do attraction these school holidays!

Blackwood Classic 250 Race

The world's longest power dinghy race is taking place between Bridgetown and Augusta along the Blackwood River this September.

  • Dates:Sep 28 - 30
  • Venue:Blackwood River


  • Venue Address:Blackwood River
  • Type:Sports
  • Sports:Horse Racing,Other Sports & Fitness


The Blackwood Classic 250 race is a three day time trial covering approximately 250 kilometres of the Blackwood River, commencing at Bridgetown, passing through Nannup and Sues Bridge, and finishing at the river mouth at Augusta. It’s the world’s longest power dinghy race.

The Blackwood Classic 250 race is conducted under the Competition Rules of the Power Dinghy Racing Club and Supplementary Regulations contained within this publication.

The Race Committee may make a ruling on any matter not specifically covered by the Power Dinghy Racing Club Competition Rules, these Supplementary Regulations subsequently distributed by the Race Committee.

Crusty Demons - Rise Of The Demons World Tour

The Crusty Demons of Dirt are back and bigger than ever in 2019!

  • Dates:Sep 28
  • Time(s):6pm
  • Venue:WACA Ground


  • Hosted By:Complete Events Group
  • Venue Address:WACA Ground
  • Type:Sports
  • Sports:Motor Bike


We are bringing back some of your favourite Crusty Demons OG's along with some new blood that will go bigger, faster, higher, and more insane than before. Dirt bikes, new tricks, Crusty babes, carnage, along with an incredible production, all set for one hell of a show. This tour is not something you’re going to want to miss.

TABtouch Toodyay Picnic Race Day

Don't miss the TABtouch Toodyay Picnic Race Day, featuring quality thoroughbred racing, fashion, kids entertainment, live music and more!

  • Dates:Sep 29
  • Time(s):11am to 7pm
  • Venue:Toodyay Racecourse


  • Hosted By:Toodyay Race Club
  • Venue Address:172 Racecourse Road, Toodyay WA 6566
  • Ticket Price:$25
  • Type:Sports
  • Audience:Adults,For seniors
  • Sports:Horse Racing


The TABtouch Toodyay Picnic Race Day is back on 29 September 2019!

Don't miss the action packed day that offers something for everyone with:

- Quality thoroughbred racing

- FREE kids entertainment

- Fashions on the Field

- Live music after the last race

- Marquee and hospitality options

- Plus more!

General admission is $25 for adults and kids under 18 are FREE, but must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

Tickets can be purchased through Moshtix or at the gate on the day.

Bus transfers will be available from Crown Perth and will be available for booking through Moshtix closer to the date.

For more information visit www.toodyayraceclub.com.au.

School Holiday Pop-Up Cricket Clinic - Alfred Cove

Learn to play the Scorchers way these school holidays!

  • Dates:October 1
  • Time(s):9:30am-11:00am


  • Type:Sports
  • Audience:For kids 4-12
  • Sports:Cricket


These FREE events are open to boys and girls aged 5-12 years. Get your friends together for a fun filled day full of cricket activities, games and a chance to meet Blaze and Amber. Find dates and locations here: www.perthscorchers.com.au/pop-up-clinics

School Holiday Pop-Up Cricket Clinic - Caversham

Learn to play the Scorchers way these school holidays!

  • Dates:October 2
  • Time(s):10am-12pm


  • Type:Sports
  • Sports:Cricket


These FREE events are open to boys and girls aged 5-12 years. Get your friends together for a fun filled day full of cricket activities, games and a chance to meet Blaze and Amber. Find dates and locations here: www.perthscorchers.com.au/pop-up-clinics