Events

A close up of wood burning with live flames in a fire pit
Date
Tomorrow (Daily until Friday 17 July)
Location
Yagan Square

Makuru at Yagan Square

Celebrate the Noongar season of Makuru with music, dance, kids workshops and more.

  • shopping
  • food-drink
  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • music-performance
  • historical
  • learn
  • cruises-tours
  • markets
Painted piano with stool
Date
Tomorrow
Location
Yagan Square

Piano performances

Enjoy free lunchtime performances in our Market Hall.

  • music-performance
  • family-children
Kerry-Ann Winmar in field of everlastings
Date
Monday 6 July
Location
Yagan Square

Nyungar culture tour

Experience the important history and Nyungar culture of the square.

  • family-children
  • cruises-tours
  • historical
  • learn
Kids painting on red background
Date
Tuesday 7 July
Location
Yagan Square

Boomerang painting workshop

Book the kids in for a special workshop with artist Kevin Bynder.

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • learn
A group of kids dancing on the lawn
Date
Wednesday 8 July
Location
Yagan Square

Noongar dance workshop

An interactive dance workshop for kids to enjoy.

  • learn
  • music-performance
  • family-children
Aboriginal performers at Yagan Square
Date
Friday 10 July
Location
Yagan Square

Yagan Square Nyumbi

Experience Noongar dance and music.

  • family-children
  • music-performance
  • learn
Amusement park ride
Date
Saturday 11 - Friday 17 July
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Perth City Carnival

Amusement rides and carnival fun for the kids. 

  • family-children
  • food-drink
Small boy playing with string
Date
Tuesday 14 July
Location
Yagan Square

Noongar arts and crafts

An afternoon of arts and crafts at the square.

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • learn

Attractions

Close up of the children's playground
Location
Yagan Square

Playscape

A fun space for kids of all ages.

  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
Hamburger and chips
Location
Elizabeth Quay

V Burger Bar

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

  • food-drink
  • 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
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
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
A family of four pose with a replica gold nugget at Elizabeth Quay.
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Heart of Gold Discovery Trail

Bring the golden stories of Perth to life on a virtual adventure through the city.

  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • cruises-tours
  • historical
  • learn
Someone scooping chocolate gelato
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Open for Takeaway & Delivery

Enjoy takeaway lunch, dinner and snacks from the quay. 

  • family-children
  • music-performance
  • food-drink
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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
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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
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
The Island restaurant at sunset
Location
Elizabeth Quay

The Island Elizabeth Quay

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

  • food-drink
  • music-performance
  • 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
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
Noongar man playing didgeridoo at Yagan Square
Location
Yagan Square

Aboriginal Experiences

Public art pieces, wildflowers and more.

  • art-exhibitions
  • learn
  • screening
  • historical
  • family-children
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
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
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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
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
First Contact - Public Art
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Public Art Walk

Take a stroll and discover the amazing public art on display at the quay.

  • community-charity
  • art-exhibitions
  • family-children
  • sport-recreation
  • historical
  • learn
The Water Line at Midland's Railway Square
Location
Midland

Railway Square

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

  • art-exhibitions
  • historical
  • 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
An image of school students walking through Yagan Square up towards the amphitheatre during the day
Location
Yagan Square

School Excursions

Excursions for school groups are now available.

  • family-children
  • cruises-tours
  • historical
  • learn
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Location
Riverside

Gloucester Park

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

  • 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
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
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
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
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Location
Scarborough

Snake Pit

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

  • sport-recreation
  • family-children
An aerial view of a pizza, pint of beer and orange juice on a wooden table.
Location
Elizabeth Quay

Eats, Drinks and Treats

A list of all the places to eat and drink at the quay.

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

BHP Water Park | Closed

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
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
Children on climbing wall
Location
Scarborough

Climbing Wall

Age and skill are no barriers for this bouldering wall.

  • 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