As the weather heats up in Perth, suddenly there is a plethora of events in our local communities, and we’re faced with the difficult decision of choosing where to spend our time. Add on top your children’s activities, weekend sports, errands and catching up with friends; you’re often left with little time of your own. But don’t fret, we’ve got you covered!
Here’s our top picks of this weekend’s activities that will help you combine your commitments and save you time.
Bar Pop at the Urban Orchard, Perth Cultural Centre
Bring in WA Beer Week in style! Although there’s days of award winning local, interstate and international beers and ciders on offer, why not combine your after work drinks and dinner plan into one venue? Starting at 1pm, the event offers over 30 beer brands, you won’t be lost for choice! You’ll find tasty sliders from Old Faithful Bar & BBQ, Lot Twenty and TIGER BAO. There’s also live entertainment throughout the evening so you’re bound to impress your music, and beer loving friends. Check out http://www.barpop.com.au/beer-fest/ for more info!
Morley’s Ladies Night, YMCA Morley Sport and Recreation Centre 6-9pm.
If you’re looking for quieter way to spend Friday night, look no further then Morley’s Ladies Night! A great night out for the ladies to enjoy shopping, dinner and great company! Over 50 unique stalls, food trucks and a coffee van on site. Come and have a girl’s night out!
Family Fun Day – Swan Valley Anglican Community School – 3.00pm – 8.30pm
Head on down for a great afternoon of Magician ‘The Amazing Mr Jim’, musicians ‘Little Belle’ and soloist Rueben De Melo. Many attractions including market stalls, international food fiesta, show bags, candy floss, Side Show Alley rides, competitions and more! Don’t forget to come down and say hello to the Peard Swan Valley crew, there’s prizes to be won. See you there!
Mt Hawthorn Community Fair 12-6pm
The Mount Hawthorn Community Fair is an event hosted by the Mt Hawthorn Primary School P & C Association on school grounds biannually. Fresh air, children’s activities, local food stalls and handmade gifts might just be a one stop shop of the perfect Saturday! By bringing everyone together in the spirit of fun, it’s a day to connect with each other ~ creating, growing and appreciating our sense of place and belonging. Make sure pop into the Peard Leederville team’s stall for a chat!
Markets on Rokeby – Along Rokeby Rd from Bagot Rd to Hay St.
Open Every Sat & Sunday, from 9am-4pm.
This weekend is the opening of the Markets on Rokeby! Come down and enjoy the array of artisan stalls, fresh local produce, fine wares, art, fashion, vintage and unusual items. Including a huge selection of gourmet foods and international cuisine. Family fun and a great festive vibe! Head to facebook page or website to find out more! https://www.facebook.com/marketsonrokeby
Cottesloe Village Carnival Saturday at 10:00am – 5:00pm
Over the past 6 years the Cottesloe Village in the Cottesloe town centre has seen its annual street festival vastly growing in popularity and size. This family friendly occasion has expanded again to both Napoleon and Station Streets. Kids and adults alike can relish among the carnival enjoying local produce, Hawkers Markets, street entertainment, arts, live music and performances throughout the day from 10am to 5pm. Explore specialised retailers, restaurants, businesses and demonstrations from local community groups on the leafy streets and in an out of the laneways of Cottesloe Village.
Little Market Place – 11:00am – 3:00pm
Little Market Place is a new clothing market hitting the streets of Fremantle. You can expect local designers, boutiques and sellers of pre loved designer clothing. Knowing Freo, there will be many treasures for you to find.
Spring Eco Fest- Northbridge Piazza 11-4pm.
Here you can combine educating your children, whilst shopping, and being entertained. We think it’s a pretty great combination! Spring Eco Fest is an annual free community event presented by the Conservation Council of WA, offering something for all the family. You can celebrate sustainability, in the heart of Northbridge, with market stalls, workshops, expert speakers, entertainment and children’s activities.