What's On in Perth

There is always something happening in Perth, and the city plays host to a number of exciting annual events. Every year, locals and tourists alike come together to enjoy the festivals and celebrations that put Perth on the map. 

Here are some of the city's most exciting annual events:

Perth International Arts Festival (February to March)

One of the longest-running annual international multi-arts festivals in Australia, the Perth International Arts Festival is a must-see for art lovers. Some of the world's greatest artists in theatre, contemporary music, classical music, opera, visual arts, literature, film, jazz and dance take part in this spectacle over a four-week period.

Fremantle Street Arts Festival (April)

Australia’s largest street festival takes place each year in April. Local and international street artists flock to the city to take part in the festival in comedy, busking, street theatre and circus acts to dazzle and thrill the audience.

Kings Park Festival (September)

A great spring festival which celebrates the beauty of Australian wildflowers and native plants. During the festival, visitors can view spectacular displays of wildflowers in full bloom throughout the area of Kings Park and the Botanic Gardens. The city also puts on an array of free entertainment and market stalls. 

Perth Royal Show (September)

An iconic festival in Perth which allows city slickers to get a glimpse into country life. The Perth Royal Show includes food and wine pairings, arts and crafts displays, carnival rides and plenty of free live entertainment.