10 Things to do in Perth This Weekend

10 Things to do in Perth This Weekend

What’s on this Weekend in Perth March 11th to 12th


1. Fremantle vs Carlton at Domain Stadium

Check out some preseason action with the Fremantle Dockers taking on the Carlton Blues at Domain Stadium on Friday night. Bounce down is at 5:40pm. More info here.

2. Araluen’s Chilli & Avocado Festival – March 11th and 12th – McCallum Park

Araluen's Chilli & Avocado Festival

Araluen’s Chilli & Avocado Festival

Araluen Botanic Park is excited to announce the fusion of two super-foods Chilli & Avocado to present…..

Araluen’s Chilli & Avocado Festival.
We are calling on all Chilli Lovers to Unite with the Avo-Enthusiasts for the biggest celebration on the Swan River!

More info here.

3. International Food Festival – Rockingham – Saturday 11th March

The 2017 International Food Festival will include over 25 food vendors demonstrating culinary delights from around the globe, live cultural performances and an art activity by ‘Arty Umbrellas’.
Join us at Churchill Park, Rockingham Beach Road on Saturday 11 March from 4pm-8pm for an international extravaganza.
More info here

4. Teddy Bears’ Picnic March 12th-13th at Perth Zoo

Pack a picnic and your teddy and come along to Perth Zoo’s popular Teddy Bears’ Picnic.
•Live stage show by everyone’s favourite pic-a-nic stealing bear – Yogi Bear and his pal Boo Boo
•Face & body airbrush tattoo
•Inflatable fun
•Wild zone with water play activities
More info here

5. Surf on Turf – Pop Up Beach Playground – 11th March Cale St Midland

surf on turf pop up beach playground

Surf on Turf Pop up Beach Playground

The Surf on Turf pop up beach playground carves into Midland for one epic weekender!
Slip, slide and splash your way through the water playground, soak up a packed program of family entertainment on the Midland Gate Main Stage from the Lulus, Bizircus, Pirateman, The Mermaids, Riley Pearce and more! Or just hang ten at the Midland Reporter Beach Cafe to enjoy some gourmet food truck fare.
More info here


6. St Patrick’s Day Parade and Family Fun Day Sunday 12th March Leederville

In 2013, St. Patrick’s Festival WA was launched which aims to incorporate events taking places all over WA and will feature a host of exciting events in the week leading up to St. Patrick’s Day. The highlight of the festival will be the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Family Fun Day which will take place in Leederville on Sunday March 12th, 2017.
More info here

7. Carine Community Fair 2017 Sunday March 12th

carine fun fair 2017

Carine Fun Fair 2017

Now in its 3rd decade, the Fair has grown to become one of the major annual events in the northern suburbs. It is designed to give community groups with limited resources an opportunity to raise their own funds which otherwise may not have been possible. Organisations which have benefited in the past by using the Fair as a means of supplementing their own fund raising efforts include scouting groups, Silver Chain, Motor Neurone Disease Association, Red Cross, school P&C’s, junior sporting clubs and the like.
More info here.

8. Gluten Free Food and Healthy Living Expo 11 March to 12 March

See, taste and enjoy gluten free food options and discover new health products and services and build your way to a healthy lifestyle.
Over 60 companies are on show with 10 seminars and 20 cooking demonstrations over the two days. Visitors will be able to taste new food options, discover some healthy alternatives, learn about coeliac disease and importantly how to live gluten free.
More info here

9. Monster Trucks Unleashed IV Saturday 11th March

TEN AWESOME MONSTER TRUCKS will be unleashed at Perth Motorplex for one night only on Saturday March 11!

Along with top class supporting acts and fireworks, Monster Trucks Unleashed IV is set to be a massive night of family entertainment not to be missed.

More info here.

10. Holi 2017, Festival of Colours March 12th at Perry Lakes Reserve.

Holi 2017, The Festival of Colours on Sunday 12 March 2017 from 11 am to 4 pm at Perry Lakes Reserve, Floreat. Free Parking. Free Event. Colours & Food Stalls. DJ & Dances. Games & Free Prizes. Rides & Water Slides. Picnic atmosphere. All are welcome. Smoke-free & alcohol-free family event. More info here.