Who doesn’t love spring?! Likely the best time to visit Perth; the birds are chirping, the sun is out and best of all – it’s wildflower season! Thousands of flowers pop up all over Western Australia, brightening up our country side and creating a beautiful scent that spreads through the air.
West Australian’s love their wildflowers, which is why Perth City is coming to life this Spring. From free family friendly spring activities, to the Kings Park Festival and music concerts – there are plenty of fun things to do in Perth City and best of all, there’s something for everyone.
Explore for longer when you stay in Perth City – plus save up to 20% off with our Hello Spring Sale.
Kings Park Wildflower Festival
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It’s a magnificent sight to see the wildflowers blooming during spring at Kings Park. Expect thousands of wildflowers and over 3,000 native flowers to be in full flourish during spring. The festival features art, local culture, Noongar history, guided walks and other free activities for the whole month!
Dates: 1 – 30 September. Learn more.
Spring in the city
Spring has sprung, and so have some giant dandelions! Watch as giant dandelions, floral installations and interactive art pop up around the city. The perfect insta opportunity!
Dates: 2 September – 13 October. More info coming soon.
Free Fitness Classes
It’s not hard to stay fit with FREE fitness activities! Thanks to the City of Perth, you can enjoy free fitness classes around Perth CBD this Spring. Sign up to a yoga class – your body will thank you for it.
Dates: coming soon.
Perth Fashion Festival
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Spring means the Perth Fashion Festival returns to Perth City! Rumoured to be located at Yagan Square in 2019, the Fashion Festival brings Australia’s best designers as well as International to the catwalk in Perth. Stay tuned for the line-up…
Dates: 5 – 14 September. Learn more.
Giselle by WA Ballet
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This 178-year-old tale of impossible love is retold by WA Ballet this spring. Be entranced with the recreation of Giselle, and follow through her story of love, heartbreak and betrayal. Gisele is conveniently located at His Majesty’s Theatre, just a few minutes’ walk from Holiday Inn Perth City Centre.
Dates: 13 – 28 September. Learn more.
Perth Royal Show
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Showbags, rides, petting zoos, fresh farming produce and more all in the one place! The IGA Perth Royal Show is the best event of the year, drawing huge crowds to Claremont Showgrounds. It’s perfect for families, friends and date night. For everything you need to know about the Perth Royal Show, from What’s On to Transport and goodies, see here.
Dates: 28 September – 5 October. Learn more.
School Holiday Workshops
To celebrate spring, this year Perth City will have a marquee in Forrest Place hosting children’s workshops! Expect a range of activities including flower crowns, sprout heads, mini terrariums, insect hotels, learning about the Noongar six seasons and more!
Dates: coming soon.
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Metallica is returning to Australia for the first time in over 5 years with their WorldWired Tour. The band originally formed in 1981 and has continued to tour playing their influential heavy metal around the world, and now they’re bringing it to Optus Stadium.
Dates: 17 October. Learn more.
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Heartthrob Shawn Mendes makes his way down under for The Tour. Shawn Mendes is the third youngest solo artist of all time with 3 #1 albums, with popular songs including Señorita, In my Blood and If I can’t have you. His concert is bound to sell out, so get your tickets quick!
Dates: 23 October. Learn more.
Fed Cup Final
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Perth’s very own Rac Arena will host the Fed Cup Final 2019, which will see the best Australian tennis placers take on France. This will be the first time in 45 years that Australia has had the chance to compete for the Fed Cup title!
Dates: 9 November and 10 November. Learn more.
Exploring Perth City in spring just got easier; soak up the sunshine, stay longer and enjoy more when you stay in the centre of the city at Holiday Inn Perth. Receive up to 20% off when you book with our Hello Spring Sale!