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Top Free April Family Events Perth

We are lucky to live in a wonderful city that hosts so many free family friendly events, month after month. Here are the top FREE April Perth Family Events, so you can enjoy a day or night out with the family that won't break the bank.


Saturday 1st – Hurdle in the Hills Fleming Reserve High Wycombe

This Amazing Race style obstacle course is guaranteed to test your will power, muscle power and brain power!  Move under, over and through a series of physical, mental and artistic hurdles including:  15 Minute Art Stop Shop, Bungee Run, Jungle Climb, Giant inflatable obstacle course, Carnival Games, Yoga and Meditation Zone and more! There will also be a free BBQ, ice-creams and giveaways for all participants.

This event is free and welcome to all, however registration is required to complete the obstacle course. Sign up here: www.kalamunda.wa.gov.au. Runs from 10am to 1pm.



 Saturday 1st – Autumn River Festival Bayswater Riverside Gardens

One of the highlights of the City of Bayswater’s events calendar is the Autumn River Festival. Come down for some free family fun including: Free carnival rides and other children’s activities, market stalls, live music, food vans and a free outdoor screening of “The Jungle Book” movie. 2:30pm to 8:30pm. Keep up to date by joining the Facebook event here.

Sunday 2nd – Autumn River Festival Garvey Park Ascot

There will be entertainment in spades for the whole family at the City of Belmont’s Autumn River Festival! Entertain the kids with FREE face painting, camel rides, rock climbing, bouncy castle, children’s entertainment and arts and crafts activities. They’re bound to have a great time so be sure to come down to Garvey Park between 11am and 3pm. www.belmont.wa.gov.au

Sunday 2nd – Jindowie Easter Fair Burleigh Park Yanchep

Celebrate Easter at this special community day of free fun!  Enjoy live entertainment, face painting, craft activities, amusement rides, games and a special visit from the Easter Bunny, Alice and the Mad Hatter. 10am – 1pm. Join the Facebook event for more info

Sunday 2nd – Connect Community Event Aveley Playing Fields

Come and celebrate at this free event, with fun for all ages. On offer will be live stage performances, rides, climbing walls and bouncy castle, face painting, animal farm and reptile park, plus food stalls and markets. 10am – 3pm. Aveley playing fields,Bolero Rd, Aveley. Join the Facebook event to keep up to date.

Tuesday 4th - Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day

Free Cone Day is an annual Ben & Jerry’s tradition celebrated around the world. Loyal fans and ice cream lovers are invited to come down to their local scoop shop as Ben & Jerry’s open their doors to scoop up euphoric flavours for FREE! This year we will celebrate Free Cone Day on 4th of April 2017 from 12 – 8pm. Follow the Facebook event for more information

Wednesday 5th – Bunnings Easter Family Night

Come down to Bunning's Easter Family Night. With free Easter workshops, Easter egg hunt and activities for the whole family. Even a visit from the Easter Bunny. Light refreshments will be provided and bookings are essential. From 6pm. Find out if your local Bunnings is holding a Family night here https://www.bunnings.com.au/stores#storewa

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th – Buddha’s Birthday and Multicultural Festival Elizabeth Quay

The iconic Elizabeth Quay will be buzzing with activities during the 2-day event to spread the message of ‘Respect & Tolerance, Consensus and Openness’, promote harmonious co-existence amongst people, and provide visitors an insight into Buddhist teachings and philosophy as a way of life to bring about peace and happiness. Entry is free and everyone is welcome. It is a smoke-free and alcohol-free event which provides the community and people of all ages an opportunity to see, hear and taste a variety of experiences through ceremonies and rituals, cultural displays and exhibits, vegetarian food and multicultural entertainment.  11am – 8:30pm Saturday and 9am to 5:00pm Sunday. http://www.buddhasbirthdayperth.org.au/

Saturday 8th – Subiaco Street Party

The streets of Subiaco will come alive with the second annual SUBIACO STREET PARTY.  A BIG party is planned for this years' free community event, with lots of program events - music, food, entertainment, street bars, rides, live art, fashion, shopping - all in celebration of Subiaco’s brilliant community and local culture. 3pm – 10pm. Rokeby Road, Subiaco. Keep up to date by joining the Facebook event

Sunday 9th – Sunflower Sunday Point Walter

FREE entertainment & activities for all abilities! Join Therapy Focus for a day of family-friendly fun including:Flying Fox (wheelchair accessible) ,Cuddly Animal Farm, Video Game Vault, Climbing Wall, Fire Truck Rides, Face Painting and so much MORE! 10am – 2pm. Point Walter Reserve, Bicton. https://www.facebook.com/events/1271688096252547/

Monday 8th to Friday 23rd – Free Shopping Centre school holiday activities

Shopping centres are a great place to visit if you are looking for a free activity to do. This school holidays there is face painting, balloon twisting, jungle gym, craft workshops, laser war games and much more. Find a complete list of shopping centre activities here: Shopping Centre Activities

Wednesday 12th & Saturday 15th – iFly Perth Kids Club Open Day Rivervale

To celebrate the launch of the excitingly new JUNIOR IFLYER PROGRAM starting in term 2, we are putting on an event for the kids! For the kids - there will be: Demonstrations by our current junior iflyers Cooper, Noah & Oxana! FREE out of the tunnel belly flying training! FREE inside the tunnel water experiments! Information session on our JUNIOR IFLYER PROGRAM! Sausage Sizzle, colouring competition AND of course INDOOR SKYDIVING PRIZES to be won! 12pm – 1:30pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/401468283563602/

Saturday 22nd – Breakfast with the Birds, Lake Monger Wembley

Join the City of Cambridge for a free Breakfast with the Birds at Lake Monger Reserve, a renowned waterbird habitat. Spend the morning spotting some of the local birdlife beauties from 7am to 9am followed by a delicious barbeque breakfast. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the bird species that call the Reserve home and also gain some practice in identifying them. Bookings are essential. www.cambridge.wa.gov.au/

Sunday 30th – Cubby Town Yanchep

Enjoy building cubbies and forts, take part in mud play (making mud pies and playing in our mud kitchen), create nature crafts and test your abilities on our rock climbing wall and high ropes course! Cubby Town is a free community event, with many opportunities for families to engage in nature play, explore Yanchep National Park and learn more about bringing outdoor, unstructured play into their everyday lives. Although Cubby Town is a free event, to assist us in staffing and resources for the day, please register at https://natureplaywa.com. 10am – 3pm.

Sunday 30th – MiLi's Family Dayz at The Vines

FREE ENTRY, no tickets required. MiLi's family fun days at the Novotel The Vines Resort are going to be awesome fun days out for the whole family. There will be market stalls, street food, live music, free kids activities and more. 10-3pm. Find information on the Facebook event.

Sunday 30th – Bickley Outdoor Rec Camp Open Day

Bickley Camp is opening its doors to the whole community! Experience zooming down the flying fox, paddling along in a canoe or become acquainted with a snake or bobtail. 10am – 3pm. Join the Facebook event to keep up to date

Free Outdoor Cinema Events

Take advantage of the warm summer evenings and head to one of the free outdoor movies being screened around Perth during April. Bring along a picnic for the ultimate cheap night out.

Movie: Monkey King: The Hero
Date: Saturday 1st April 2017
Time: 5.30pm – 7:00pm
Location: Northbridge Piazza
More Information: https://www.visitperthcity.com/northbridge-piazza/events

Movie: Movies in the Park: Kung Fu Panda 3
Date: Friday 7th April 2017
Time: 6-9pm
Location: William Skeet Oval, Forrestdale
More Information: Facebook Event

Movie: Moshi Monsters Movie
Date: Saturday 8th April 2017
Time: 5.30pm – 7:00pm
Location: Northbridge Piazza
More Information: https://www.visitperthcity.com/northbridge-piazza/events

Movie: Oddball
Date: Saturday 15th April 2017
Time: 5.30pm – 7:00pm
Location: Northbridge Piazza
More Information: https://www.visitperthcity.com/northbridge-piazza/events

Movie: Finding Nemo Movie Night
Date: Friday 21st April 2017
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Location: Leisure World Thornlie
More Information: Facebook Event

Movie: The Legend of Sarilla
Date: Saturday 22nd April 2017
Time: 5.30pm – 7:00pm
Location: Northbridge Piazza
More Information: https://www.visitperthcity.com/northbridge-piazza/events

Movie: Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism
Date: Saturday 29th April 201
Time: 5.30pm – 7:00pm
Location: Northbridge Piazza
More Information: https://www.visitperthcity.com/northbridge-piazza/events

You can find our full Perth Outdoor Cinema screening schedule here

We hope you have found some free events for you and your familly to enjoy in Aprill. We may add more events throughout the month so you can refer back to this list by finding it under What's On at the top of the website.

Don't forget you can also find out what's on daily and get a map to take you to events with the Kids Around Perth App under What's On, daily

Article by Kids Around Perth Reporter Candice, 29th March 2017

Candice Kocken - Kids Around Perth South of the River, Hills & Events Reporter / Mum of 3 kids

Candice is a Mum of 3 who loves cooking, sewing and taking her kids out to explore our beautiful state of WA.



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