Western Australians come to life in the Summer time. The weather is warmer, the beach water is crisp and the days are longer. To fill the days and enjoy the summer as much as possible, Perth City hosts a bunch of amazing events. We’ve compiled a list of our favourites this summer 2018/2019, take a look at what’s on.
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From the producers of Fringe World, the Rooftop Movies is the place to be this summer. Expect gorgeous sunset views from the top of a Northbridge car park, decked out in cute beanbags and of course a film screen. Purchase your wine from the bar, and even your dinner and snacks, then kick back to enjoy. Hot tip: get there when doors open as all the good beanbags go quick!
Dates: 2 November 2018 – 30 March 2019. Learn more.
Twilight Hawkers Market
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The best place to enjoy food from all around the world is the Twilight Hawkers Market which pops up on Friday nights in the centre of the city. Head to Forrest Chase to enjoy a selection of delicious eats, drinks and desserts.
Dates: 16 November 2018. Learn more.
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Join in the masses at the 28th annual Pride Parade on Newcastle St in Northbridge. Whether you’re part of the parade or an onlooker – you’re encouraged to dress up! This year’s theme is “Together”, to encourage us to work together towards a world where all people can enjoy their rights fully.
Dates: 24 November 2018. Learn more.
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Get ready for another intense year at the Hopman Cup. You can expect to see tennis legends including Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Belinda Bencic and more! Who will win the cup? Get your tickets to the event at RAC Arena here.
Dates: 29 December 2018 – 5 January 2019. Learn more.
Origin Fields Festival
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Everyone’s favourite Perth NYE festival is back and it’s better than ever. Now a two-day show, Origin Fields is bringing some huge acts to Perth including Cardy B, Pendulum, The Kooks, Khalid and more. The festival has found a new home at Langley Park which is just minutes’ walk from the hotel. Forget surging Uber prices on NYE and treat yourself instead!
Dates: 30 – 31 December 2018. Learn more.
Bar Pop NYE
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After the sell out success of it’s first year, Bar Pop NYE is back! The event will be returning to the Ice Cream Factory in Northbridge with your favourite eateries, bars and clubs popping up onsite. You can also expect a silent disco, rides, garden games and activations.
Dates: 31 December 2018. Learn More.
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Expect circus, cabaret, comedy, musicals, mermaids and much more from the 2019 Fringe Festival. It’s everyone’s favourite summertime activity – the perfect way to spend long summer nights in Perth City. Enjoy a meal in the city before heading to The Pleasure Garden or the Urban Orchard – outdoor pop up bars in the heart of the Fringe events.
Dates: 18 January – 17 February 2019. Learn More.
Australia Day Skyworks
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Nothing beats a summertime public holiday. Australia Day hosts the best fireworks in Perth at the Swan River foreshore. Join in the many family friendly activities or simply take a picnic and sit down and enjoy the sun.
Dates: 26 January 2019. Learn more.
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Perth Festival has been one of Australia’s premier curated multi-arts festivals since 1953. They proudly claim that they’ve been “disrupting and celebrating Pert hand Western Australia for 65 years”. Perth Festival has a range of free and paid events, but are most well-known for transforming Kings Park into a story telling, nocturnal wonderland.
Dates: 3 February – 9 March 2019. Learn more.
Summer Nights in Perth City on Sale
Enjoy your weekends in Perth City and save up to 35% off Summer Sale! Explore the exciting offerings of the city before returning to your blissful air conditioned room. Fuel up the next morning with included buffet breakfast.