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We’ve got an action packed guide to Perth for all the sport lovers out there. It’s time to tick those games off your Summer Bucket List. From The Ashes to UFC, there’s something for everyone.

Take advantage of our amazing accommodation deals starting from $129* Enjoy all that Perth has to offer from our centrally located hotel – just a short walk away from all the action. Catch a game, enjoy the summer sun & tick a world class experience off your list.

Hopman Cup

The number one tennis event in Australia’s calendar runs from 30 December – 6 January. The Hopman Cup brings in a number of International players, which has previously included Andy Murray, Serena Williams and Roger Federer.

The Ashes

The sun is shining and that means that cricket season is upon us. The Ashes will be held in Perth December 14 – 18 at the historic WACA grounds, East Perth. This year’s Ashes is set to be extra special with the famous England VS Australia cricket test match being held at the WACA for the very last time.

NBL season with The Wildcats

If you’re a big fan of basketball then a visit to Perth Arena to see Perth’s very own Wildcats is definitely on the cards. The Wildcats have won 8 NBL Championships, 13 Grand Final Appearances and made 31 Finals Appearances. Catch them in action at one of their upcoming games from November – February or take a look at Perth Arena to see what else is on.

Soccer AKA Football with Perth Glory

Perth Glory played their first game in 1996 and have since captured the hearts of Soccer lovers everywhere. Search their fixtures for a game in November – April at home ground NIB Stadium.

Big Bash League

Perth just can’t get enough of cricket in the summer. The Big Bash should be top of your list for the ultimate Aussie experience.  Plenty of fast paced cricket on-field, great music, fireworks and plenty of entertainment from start to finish – all packed into a few hours. The family friendly event runs from December 26 – January 25.


For the first time ever, Western Australia welcomes the Octagon® as UFC® 221 finds its home in Perth Arena. The best local and international mixed martial artists will join together on Sunday 11 February for a jam packed day. Make sure you get your tickets quick from Perth Arena as this one is sure to sell out.



So tick off your Sports Summer Bucket List and enjoy it even more with accommodation deals starting from $129* at Holiday Inn Perth City Centre. With Perth’s best attractions, entertainment venues and shopping at its doorstep, it is the perfect place to stay whilst you experience all the action.