Events

Christmas tree lit up with 55,000 sparkling lights at Elizabeth Quay with the city skyline in the background.
Date
Today (Daily until Wednesday 2 January)
Location
Yagan Square

Lights for Lifeline

Visit the 15.5m Christmas tree and make a donation to Lifeline.

  • community-charity
  • family-children
Christmas tree lit up with 55,000 sparkling lights at Elizabeth Quay with the city skyline in the background.
Date
Today (Daily until Wednesday 2 January)
Location
Yagan Square

Lights for Lifeline

Visit the 15.5m Christmas tree and make a donation to Lifeline.

  • community-charity
  • family-children
A close-up of baubles and lights hanging on the branches of a Christmas tree
Date
Saturday 8 December
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Christmas Maze

Have an a-maze-ing Christmas adventure at the quay.

  • family-children
Phillipines flag against blue sky
Date
Sunday 9 December
Location
Yagan Square

Filipino Community Christmas Festival

Enjoy a multicultural Christmas pageant celebrating Filipino culture.

  • community-charity
  • music-performance
  • family-children
Christmas tree lit up with 55,000 sparkling lights at Elizabeth Quay with the city skyline in the background.
Date
Today (Daily until Wednesday 2 January)
Location
Yagan Square

Lights for Lifeline

Visit the 15.5m Christmas tree and make a donation to Lifeline.

  • community-charity
  • family-children
A night shot of the lights of a colourful fairground ride in motion at Elizabeth Quay.
Date
Friday 4 - Wednesday 9 January
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Kids Summer Fest

Perth's newest family day out - great value and great fun.

  • family-children

Attractions

The Water Line at Midland's Railway Square
Location
Midland

Railway Square

Railway Square is becoming the vibrant heart of the new Workshops village.

  • family-children
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Location
Subi Centro

Subiaco Common

Subiaco Common was designed for the many different groups of people who live, visit or work in Subiaco.

  • family-children
Close up of the children's playground
Location
Yagan Square

Playscape

A fun space for kids of all ages.

  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
Two men playing basketball
Location
Scarborough

Basketball Court

Grab a few mates and go three on three on this half basketball court.

  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
Photo looking down at the BHP Billiton Water Park mosaic
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Pinjah

Inspired by many elements of the Noongar people this mosaic sits at the base of the BHP Billiton Water Park

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
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Location
Elizabeth Quay

Walking, Jogging and Cycling

Barrack Street Jetty is a great spot to start your workout or take a break, while Elizabeth Quay’s landmark bridge is a perfect place to pause and soak up the city views during your active adventure.

  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
People on a camel ride by the Swan River
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Camel Rides

A memorable way to experience the Swan River and city views.

  • cruises-tours
  • family-children
External view of the State Theatre Centre of WA from across Roe Street at dusk.
Location
Perth Cultural Centre

State Theatre Centre of WA

State Theatre Centre presents contemporary performing arts, such as theatre and dance, in diverse ways with a focus on distinctive professional and contemporary work produced locally, nationally and internationally.

  • music-performance
  • family-children
Burgers and chips boxed up ready for sale
Location
Elizabeth Quay

V Burger Bar

Enjoy some of the best gourmet burgers in town at Elizabeth Quay.

  • food-drink
  • family-children
View of Barrack Street Jetty with a Carousel from the Bell Tower
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Barrack Street Jetty

Barrack Street Jetty is a popular tourist destination and a favourite spot for dining, entertainment and recreation.

  • shopping
  • food-drink
  • family-children
  • sport-recreation
  • music-performance
  • cruises-tours
  • markets
Plateia Hellas, Lake Street
Location
New Northbridge

Plateia Hellas

Situated on Lake Street, between Aberdeen and Newcastle streets, Plateia Hellas is a public piazza that has become a gateway to the Northbridge entertainment district.

  • food-drink
  • family-children
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Location
Perth Cultural Centre

Wetland

The Wetland is a fresh water ecology which is home to plant and animal species once common throughout Perth, including native fish, frogs and invertebrates. It has a stage making it an ideal spot for events, and steps which provide seating for audiences or passers-by looking for a peaceful spot to relax.

  • community-charity
  • music-performance
  • family-children
People enjoying the Island Playground at Elizabeth Quay
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Playground

A place for children young and old, families will love the island playground at Elizabeth Quay.

  • sport-recreation
  • learn
  • family-children
View of the projections on the external walls of the Art Gallery of WA at night with a crowd sitting on the steps surrounding the wetland stage.
Location
Perth Cultural Centre

Art Gallery of WA

Through their collections, programs, and stimulating exhibitions the Art Gallery of WA offers visitors unique and exciting encounters with the art of Western Australia, Australian Indigenous art and the art of the world. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
Elizabeth Quay Ferry
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Ferry

Transperth ferry services to South Perth operate from the Elizabeth Quay Jetty on the Western Promenade .

  • cruises-tours
  • family-children
Man on skateboard holding dog
Location
Scarborough

Skate, Scooter and BMX Zone

This tiered zone at the Snake Pit is a skating, scooter and BMX paradise.

  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
Aerial photo of the Isle of Voyage on the island at Elizabeth Quay
Location
Elizabeth Quay

The Island Elizabeth Quay

Dine out surrounded by the magnificent Swan River at this landmark eatery. 

  • food-drink
  • family-children
Young child enjoying the BHP Billiton Water Park
Location
Elizabeth Quay

BHP Water Park

BHP Water Park is home to an interactive water feature that uses lighting and choreographed water jets to create an engaging, fun and family friendly community space.

  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
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Location
Elizabeth Quay

Enjoying the Swan River

Relax, get active or cruise on the river.

  • community-charity
  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
Noongar man playing didgeridoo at Yagan Square
Date
Location
Yagan Square

Aboriginal Experiences

Public art pieces, wildflowers, bush tucker and more.

  • food-drink
  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • screening
  • historical
  • learn
Two girls on the Elizabeth Quay Carousel horses
Location
Elizabeth Quay

The Elizabeth Quay Carousel

This traditional, handcrafted Venetian carousel is sure to delight the young and young at heart.

  • family-children
Balga tree in the Wildflower Garden at Yagan Square with the building facade in the background
Location
Yagan Square

Wildflower Garden

A showcase of beautiful and unique Western Australian flora.

  • historical
  • family-children
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Location
Perth Cultural Centre

Urban Orchard

The Urban Orchard is a place to celebrate the importance of growing fresh, healthy food where we live.

  • community-charity
  • food-drink
  • markets
  • family-children
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Date
Location
Yagan Square

School Holidays at the Square

Cooking classes, craft, face painting, and more.

  • food-drink
  • markets
  • sport-recreation
  • learn
  • family-children
Scarborough beach
Location

Scarborough Beach

With crystal blue water and white sand, it’s no wonder Scarborough Beach is one of Perth's most popular beaches.

  • family-children
Entrance sign and play equipment at Lotterywest Whale Playground
Location
Scarborough

Lotterywest Whale Playground

A life size whale skeleton has heaps of fun play elements for kids.

  • art-exhibitions
  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
Children on climbing wall
Location
Scarborough

Climbing Wall

Age and skill are no barriers for this bouldering wall.

  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
Community gathering at Coal Dam Park
Location
Midland

Coal Dam Park

Visit Coal Dam Park in Woodbridge Lakes to relax and enjoy the view.

  • family-children
Gondola with 2 passengers cruising in Elizabeth Quay with the bridge in the background
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Gondolas on the Swan

A gondola ride offers a unique way to explore the Swan River or celebrate a special occasion, birthday, anniversary, wedding, Valentines Day and even a marriage proposal.

  • cruises-tours
  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
People enjoying the views from the Perth Explorer bus
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Perth Explorer

Perth Explorer operates an open air, fun tour around Perth. 

  • cruises-tours
  • family-children
Rubra on the Swan, cafe next to the WA Rowing Club on the Swan River
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Rubra on the Swan

Enjoy a coffee, a bite to eat or to purchase coffee beans direct from the roaster.

  • family-children
  • food-drink
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Location
Elizabeth Quay

Florence Hummerston Kiosk

The Florence Hummerston Kiosk, originally built in 1928, has been painstakingly relocated and rebuilt on the island.

  • food-drink
  • historical
  • family-children
The Elizabeth Quay bridge at night
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Elizabeth Quay Bridge

The 20-metre high suspension bridge is open to pedestrians and cyclists and is an iconic architectural feature of the quay.

  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
External view of the State Library of WA entrance with people sitting in the foreground.
Location
Perth Cultural Centre

State Library of WA

The State Library of WA is more than just a place for books - enjoy film screenings, family activities, tours and exhibitions.

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • cruises-tours
  • screening
  • learn
Green open space surrounded by apartments, with steel sculpture in the centre
Location
Midland

Juniper Gardens

Juniper Gardens was once a neglected area – but it’s now an award-winning public square in the heart of Midland.

  • family-children
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Date
Location
Scarborough

Snake Pit

An action packed place for basketball, climbing, skating, scooters and BMX.

  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
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Location
Elizabeth Quay

The Bell Tower

Visit one of the largest musical instruments on earth, housing the bells of Saint Martin in the Fields church from Trafalgar Square, London.

 

  • family-children
The Elizabeth Quay Ferry Terminal at night time
Location
Elizabeth Quay

EDGE

This giant artwork runs the entire length of the inlet, illuminating the water.

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
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Location

Play Space

Based on nature and sound, the play space focuses on climbing, balance, energy, music, texture and educational play - sensory elements to inspire young people’s imagination and creativity. 

  • family-children
View of the WA Museums front entrance with a crowd sitting on the steps in the foreground.
Location
Perth Cultural Centre

WA Museum

The Western Australian Museum is the State’s premier cultural organisation, housing WA’s scientific and cultural collection. 

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • screening
  • learn
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Location
Riverside

Gloucester Park

Spend a Friday night at Gloucester Park - Perth’s centre of harness racing.

  • family-children