What’s On this Summer in Perth 2018/19

What’s On this Summer in Perth 2018/19

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.

Choose to stay longer with our Weekend Special from $149 for Accommodation & Breakfast for 2 Adults.

 

Rooftop Movies

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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: current – 30 March. 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: current – 29 February. Learn more.

 

Fringe World

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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.

 

Wildcats Games

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Perth’s favourite basketball team the Wildcats are playing their last games before finals time. Support them at RAC Arena in February as they strive to win the championship. Currently at Number 2 on the ladder for Australia, the Wildcats have a solid chance at bringing the NBL trophy back to Perth in 2019.

Dates: 10 and 15 February. Learn more. 

 

Perth Festival

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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.

 

Chinese New Year Fair

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The Chinese New Year Fair returns to Northbridge for another year of celebration. From lion and dragon dancing, to stalls, rides, a parade and more, the multicultural celebration can be enjoyed in China Town, Lake St and James St.

Dates: 10 February. Learn more.

 

Arctic Monkeys Live

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This February, the Arctic Monkeys are heading to RAC Arena to promote their new album Tranquillity Base Hotel & Casino. Their new album throws the guitar riffs out the window, opting for piano-driven tunes and obscurity. Catch them at their first AUS show along with Mini Mansions (collaborators from Queens of the Stone Age and The Last Shadow Puppets). RAC Arena is only a short walk from Holiday Inn Perth, enjoy the music and treat yourself to a staycation.

Dates: 23 February. Learn more.

 

Free Films at Northbridge Piazza

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Every Wednesday night during summer catch a free film on the lush grasses of Northbridge Piazza. Pull up a beanbag, enjoy some popcorn and unpack your picnic while you enjoy your free date night film. During Fringe season you can expect quirky films such as Swiss Army Man and Napoleon Dynamite.

Dates: Wednesdays. Learn more.


Stay in the heart of the CBD

You won’t want to go home after a whole day of exploring Perth City in the perfect summer weather… but who says you have to? Stay longer when you book a room and experience more of what Perth City has to offer.

Our Weekend Special includes full buffet breakfast for 2 people so you can fuel up for a big day of exploring!

Don’t forget that Kids Stay and Eat Free! Plus, upon arrival you can join our free Very Important Kids program to receive discounts to the best family friendly activities in Perth CBD.

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Summer Bucket List for Sports Lovers

Summer Bucket List for Sports Lovers

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

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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.

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The Ashes

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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.

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NBL season with The Wildcats

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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.

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Soccer AKA Football with Perth Glory

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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.

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Big Bash League

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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.

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UFC

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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.

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STAY IN THE HEART OF THE ACTION

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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.

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Arcadia is coming to Perth!

Arcadia is coming to Perth!

Arcadia Australia heads to Elizabeth Quay

Arcadia is heading to Perth for its first ever Australian performance in November!

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It’s not often that Perth gets to gets to be the first in Australia to experience an event like this, so we’re excited!

The three day spectacle plays host to live music, performing arts and cutting edge technology – the ultimate experience and one not to be missed.

The Spider will travel all the way from Taiwan, as it continues its tour from one show to the next. A 20 metre high, flame spitting spider made entirely from recycled military and industrial hardware is something to behold. Each night of Arcadia the Spider awakens. Expect crowd member abductions, aerial performances and amazing pyrotechnics as the Spider comes to life.

Traditional dance, The Yallor Keeninyarra, will be performed publicly for the first time in WA since 1901, asking the Spider Spirit of Garrgatup to weave a web of togetherness and strength.

If all of that doesn’t sound exciting enough for you, then head to see The Lords of the Lightening use 4 million volts of electricity in the ultimate lightening battle.

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A three-day spectacle!

You’ll have the opportunity to watch these spectacles during each of the three days of Arcadia at Elizabeth Quay

Day One: 5pm – 11pm Friday 25/11/16 | 18+ years

Look forward to an evening full of local and international electronic music; special act includes LEFTFIELD DJ Set (UK)

Day Two:  5pm – 11pm Saturday 26/11/16 | 18+ years

Check out the hottest Australian Artists on Saturday night! The huge line-up of talent includes Alison Wonderland, Carmada and Elk, among many other trap, hip hop and dance artists.

Day Three:  3.30pm – 9.30pm Sunday 27//11/16 | 13 – 17 years

It’s not often that the youth of Perth get to attend a music line-up quite like this! On Sunday Arcadia sets a repeat of Saturday for the Under 18s only.


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Arcadia Accommodation

Book your accommodation at Holiday Inn Perth City Centre and catch all the action at Arcadia Perth. Only 7 minutes from Elizabeth Quay to walk or drive.

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Perth Arena events on this summer

Perth Arena events on this summer

It’s heating up across the city, and the action is all at Perth Arena.

Perth Arena is a mere stroll from the hotel, and with world class entertainment across its roster, there’s sure to be an event for you. See our favorites from the lineup for a stellar summer of fun.


Something for Everyone

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An Evening With Oprah – Monday, 7 December

The Mighty O will be in the house for one very special Perth appearance. Her talking tour will cover Ms. Winfrey’s life including stories of her amazing achievements and the tough times she has overcome. Read our evening with Oprah blog click/tap here.


Hugh Jackman Live in Concert – Tuesday, 15 and Wednesday 16 December

Everyone’s favourite song and dance man will be back on Australian shores performing his Broadway To Oz show. Here is the chance to see our Hugh at his finest in the Aussie version of his Back To Broadway smash on stage. See him for two nights only, before he disappears back to the silver screen.

 

Kevin Hart What Now? – Wednesday 3 Feb

One of comedy’s breakout stars in recent years, Kevin Hart, is bringing ‘What Now?’, his hit stand up show to Perth Arena. Get your tickets now and get ready to laugh!

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Sports Lovers

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Hopman Cup 2016 – Sun, 3 Jan to Saturday, 9  Jan

The number one tennis event on Perth’s calendar brings international tennis stars such as Andy Murray and Serena Williams to the court to serve up a storm. With a week-long calendar, the Hopman Cup is also one of the social events of the season.

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Perth’s NBL Season with the Wildcats – Various dates

Come out and watch Australian basketball at its finest. Witness the Perth Wildcats go head to head with their interstate counterparts such as the Sydney Kings and Melbourne United. .

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Image credit: Perth Wildcats Facebook

Music Fans

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The Amity Affliction and A Day To Remember – Monday, 14 December

Need a rock fix? Watch international superstars The Amity Affliction and A Day to Remember live in concert rocking out at the stadium. Their Big Ass Tour will be one definitely not to miss for fans.

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Chris Brown One Hell of a Nite tour – Wednesday  9th December

International R&B superstar, Chris Brown is coming to Australia with his One Hell of a Nite tour this December with special guest August Alsina.

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Perth Entertainment Package

We have the perfect package to make the most of your next event in Perth. Don’t deal with organiseing people or uber ride and stay in the heart of Perth city literally walking distants to all major entertainment venues in Perth.

Perth Entertainment package includes:

  • Accommodation for 2 adults
  • 2 house beverages in the bar

 

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