The Best Family Events in Perth Handpicked By Delish Ice
Well that’s Autumn done and dusted, but there’s no need to hibernate just yet. There are plenty of events in Perth that will help you make the most of your weekends – even during the winter.
We have searched the web to find some of the best events in Perth for you and your family to enjoy. So get out into the winter sunshine and make the most of the cooler weather.
In a few months you’ll soon be complaining it’s too hot to do anything – then Delish Ice will be back in full swing to keep you cool again. We promise it will be worth the wait – we have big plans for next summer.
Winter Festival Fremantle
Where: Esplanade Park, Fremantle
When: 24th June till 17 July
A school holiday favourite, The Winter Festival Fremantle is returning for three magical weeks of fun for all the family. This year promises to be even bigger with professional skate demonstrations, date nights, live DJs, exhilarating rides, local food vendors and of course the infamous ice skating. The winter festival is free to enter, but tickets must be purchased for ice skating and other activities. So wrap up warm and get on down there. For more information and to book tickets visit the Winter Festival website.
Zoorassic Park At Perth Zoo
Where: Perth Zoo, South Perth
When: Runs until Sunday 17th July
Perth Zoo’s Zoorassic Park has been extended until Sunday 17th July, due to popular demand. So if you haven’t had a chance to take your little ones there, then you still have another month to do it. Zoorassic Park allows you to experience 19 dinosaurs as though they were still alive today. Follow the trail map to discover all the dinosaurs, dig for fossils or complete dino puzzles and colouring sheets. For more information visit the Perth Zoo website.
Glow In The Dark VolleyBall Fundraiser
Where: Fremantle Indoor Beach Volleyball Centre
When: Saturday 25th June from 6.30pm
Team registrations for this exciting fundraising event are now open, so if you like volleyball then get your friends and family involved in this community event. Teams of 4 to 6 people, both beginners and experienced players are all welcome. All players will have their faces and bodies painted with glow in the dark paint. There will also be a silent auction, raffle prizes and a bake sale. Proceeds will be donated to the Cancer Council WA. Visit the Facebook page for more information and a registration form.
Kids Wonderland Under The Big Top
Where: Hertha Reserve, Stirling
When: Saturday 2nd July till Sunday 10th July
Yes, the Kids Wonderland is back! Bigger and better than before with nine jam packed days of school holiday entertainment. Unlimited rides and live shows are the offer of the day, all for just $27.50 per person plus booking fee. Enjoy an exciting selection of carnival rides, children’s entertainment and educational exhibits. There’s even a silent disco, hosted by Mix 94.5. For the parents there is the Stirling Parent Oasis, where you can unwind with a hot cup of coffee or receive a pamper session with 3 minute massages. Oh, and did we mention there’s free popcorn!? For more information and to book your tickets visit Ticketbooth.
Frostival Outdoor Ice Rink
Where: Sorrento Quay Boardwalk at Hillarys Boat Harbour
When: 1st July till 17th July
Yes you heard it right, an outdoor ice rink is coming to Hillarys Boat Harbour this winter. The ice rink will open at 8am until 8pm on Monday through Wednesday and until 10pm, Thursday through to Saturday. Tickets range from $10.00 for little skaters, to $24.00 for grownup skaters. The ice rink is perfect for kids young and old, so get your skates on and get on down there. For more information visit the Frostival Australia website.
Lord of the Flies By The Harbour Theatre
Where: Camelot Theatre, Mosman Park
When: 29th July to 7th August at 2pm and 7.30pm sharp.
A cult classic, Lord of the Flies brings you a story about the unfettered freedom and anarchy of a group of boys who are suddenly set upon an uncharted island. The original book was written by William Golding in 1954 as a direct contrast to the idyllic views of children held by other popular writers of that time. A great stage play about rites of passage, it’s not to be missed. Tickets cost $25.50. For more information and to book visit the Harbour Theatre website.