Events

Be spoilt for choice by the host of exciting events and activities taking place within the city. Admire exquisite art collection, appreciate classical melodies or enjoy the celebrations of a local festival.
 
Discover the many enriching experiences that await and embrace all that the city has to offer.

November 2019

Gourmet Escape

The 2019 Gourmet Escape is back bigger than ever.

Expect ten days of extraordinary events which will be taking place across 3 of Western Australia’s most renowned regions, Perth, Swan Valley and Margaret River. This is an excellent showcase of Western Australia’s premium produce and wine, celebrated with international and Australian culinary talent.

When: 8 November to 17 November 2019
Where: Perth, Swan Valley and Margaret River

Uma Fire Dinner

Two indigenous cultures meet over the common use of fire.   

As a part of the Gourmet Escape Festival, enjoy a dinner utilising local Western Australian produce and Peruvian cooking techniques. Featuring a four-course menu this will be pared with a stunning wine selection from local Swan Valley winery Bella Ridge. 

When: 14 November 2019
Where: Uma Restaurant

Twilight Hawkers Market

Perth’s original & biggest Street Food Market brings the tastiest street food from around the globe to the heart of Perth.

Held from 4.30pm – 9.30pm this is the place to be on a Friday night over summer! Enjoy the ambience of this wonderful market serving up authentic, delicious street food with live local music.

When: 15 November 2019 to 28 February 2020 
Where: Forrest Place

Christmas Lights Trail

Explore the City, Northbridge and East Perth and discover the 27 mesmerising Christmas light installations and vibrant Christmas decorations that will light up the night sky.

With roving entertainment over the weekend, this is a perfect family-friendly event.

When: 15 November to 26 December 2019
Where: Perth CBD, Northbridge and East Perth

Alice in Wonderland

Based on the Lewis Carrol classic, this recital has played to packed theatres in Hong Kong.

Featuring the West Australian Philharmonic Orchestra, this is a jaw-dropping, extravagant production the whole family will enjoy!

When: 21 November to 15 December 2019
Where: His Majesty's Theatre

Rob Thomas Concert

Promoting his brand-new album Chip Tooth Smile, multi-award-winning singer-songwriter, Rob Thomas has returned for his 10th Australian tour.

Enjoy a dynamic show, featuring a number of huge hits and favourites plucked from Thomas’s 30+ year career.

When: 23 November 2019
Where: Kings Park

U2 Concert

See U2 play, classics from their 1987 album The Joshua Tree and highlights from their catalogue of songs.

This is a once in a life time opportunity to hear once of the world’s greatest bands and not to be missed!

When: 27 November 2019
Where: Optus Stadium

December 2019

Christmas Pageant

Watch the beautiful floats and amazing performers make their way through the city, for Perth’s annual Christmas Pageant.

A family friendly event, not to be missed.

When: 7 December 2019
Where: Perth Central Business District

Domain Test Series - Australia V New Zealand

Watch Australia take on New Zealand in the first Test in the series!

Soak up the Day-Night atmosphere in what will be an exciting match of cricket.

When: 12 December to 16 December 2019
Where: Optus Stadium

January 2020

Australia Day Skyworks

City of Perth's Australia Day Skyworks event is back in 2020!

Head to Langley Park from 3:00pm and enjoy the free Lotterywest Entertainment Zone, then secure your spot to watch the spectacular fireworks from 8:00pm.

When: 26 January 2020
Where: Langley Park