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Australia Day Family Events


Australia Day is an awesome day for Perth families to get out and enjoy all things Australian, with events and things to do that include, brekkies, beaches, swimming, rides, activities, fireworks and more! There are heaps of great family friendly events this Australia Day 2018 right around Perth.

Perth City  & South Perth

Celebration Zone South Perth
Spanning over 10 hectares along the South Perth foreshore, the event features multiple areas with 100 free activities suitable for toddlers to adults, a range of food vendors and ample shade and picnic areas for families to enjoy. New in 2018 are Gutter Racing, Dart Soccer, Crossbow Golf, Giant Tennis, Inflatable Horse Racing, Penny Drop, Giant Memory Games, Labyrinth Boards, Tether Ball Pak, Toddler Sport Zone, Nerf Zone, Octopus Bouncer and Toddler Tyre Park. The event provides the opportunity to come together and enjoy Australia Day in a safe, alcohol and smoke free environment. 3 - 7.30pm. Sir James Mitchell Park.

Langley Park Entertainment Zone Australia Day

Family fun galore in the free Entertainment Zone plus Perth’s best views of the fireworks show. Entertainment includes Carnival Land, Animal Kingdom, Action Park, Free Style Motor Cross & BMX and Hawkers Market. The Langley Park Entertainment Zone starts from 3.00pm.

Australia Day Skyworks Perth Foreshore

There will be no air show in 2018. Fireworks show from 8-8.30pm.

North of the River

Ocean View Tavern

The Marina Mindarie Australia Day

There will be live music at The Boat and the Indian Ocean Brewing Co, and a DJ will get the pool party going at The Cabana Pool Bar & BBQ. Keep the kids entertained in the free kids zone. Jesters pie eating competition at 4pm. 

The Mezz Mount Hawthorn Australia Day on the Rooftop

Come and join us at Hawaiian’s Mezz for Australia Day celebrations with live music in The Laneway and fireworks viewing on the rooftop! Live music in the laneway 5-7pm & first class views of the fireworks from the rooftop 7-9pm.

Australia Day Celebration & FIreworks Bassendean

From 5-9pm at Ashfield Reserve in Ashfield, enjoy a relaxed and family-friendly atmosphere accompanied by great live music, thrilling show rides, spectacular fireworks and more.

Ballajura Lions Australia Day Brekky

South of the River 

Australia Day Coogee Beach Festival
Come along for lots of family fun including rides, water ORB balls, entertainment, mermaids, free sausage sizzle (while stocks last), watermelon eating competition and sandcastle workshop. 8- 12noon

Australia Day Rockingham
Come down and enjoy a summer evening at the Rockingham Foreshore to celebrate Australia Day! Free children’s activities, live entertainment, food trucks, market stalls and fireworks at 8.30pm!

Australia Day Armadale
Celebrate Australia Day with a jam-packed evening of festivities and fireworks at Minnawarra Park, Armadale. plenty of activities for all ages including carnival rides, a Water Fun Zone, lots of food stalls to tempt your tastebuds and a full program of live music showcasing incredible local talent! 

At 8.30pm the highlight of the evening is the spectacular fireworks to the all Australian soundtrack collated by our very own Heritage FM local radio and broadcasted on 107.3 FM. Don’t forget to stick around for even more fabulous entertainment and performers following the fireworks. This is a smoke and alcohol free event. 5pm – 9.30pm. Minnawarra Park.

Australia Day at Kwinana Adventure Park

Kwinana's Australia Day event is taking place at the award-winning Kwinana Adventure Park this year. Bring bathers and a towel and keep cool with water slides, the Splash Pad and more.

• Water slides
• DJ
• Native Australian animals
• Free BBQ breakfast by Rotary Club
• Community awards
• Citizenship ceremony

8.30 - 12noon |

East / Hills / Swan Valley

Kalamunda Water Park


Australia Day Citizenship Celebrations Mandurah
Head to the foreshore between 7am - 9am to enjoy a $6 cooked Aussie breakfast thanks to the Lions Club of Mandurah and live music thanks to the Mandurah Concert Band.
 The event finishes with a flotilla of boats on the estuary, organised by Mandurah Offshore Fishing and Sailing Club (MOFSC) 7am-11.30am

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