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 2019 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 this year - Stunt Jump, Basket Connect 4, Airbrush Tattoos and the Big Wedgie Water Slides plus lots more!

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. Find more information at

Langley Park Entertainment Zone Australia Day
Come along from 3pm to enjoy the free events at Lotterywest Entertainment Zone at Langley Park and the Birak Concert at the Supreme Court Gardens. Then secure your spot on the foreshore to watch the spectacular fireworks display at 8pm.

Australia Day Skyworks Perth Foreshore
Fireworks show from 8-8.30pm.

North of the River

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.

Australia Day Festival Floreat
A true Aussie style celebration under the shady gum trees at Perry Lakes with a free BBQ breakfast generously supplied by the Lions Club of Floreat, a Welcome to Country, Citizenship Ceremony, live music by the Wesley Goodlet Jamboree Scouts and fun activities for the kids including a water slide, face painting, camel rides, sheep shearing and slithery and scaly friends and much more. Perry Lakes Reserve. 8.30-12.30pm.

South of the River 

Australia Day Coogee Beach Festival
Come along for lots of family fun including rides, stage entertainment, 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! 5 - 8.30pm.

Australia Day Armadale
In an annual Australian tradition, enjoy Australia Day with a jam-packed evening of festivities and fireworks in the Armadale City Centre.
Secure your spot early with a picnic in either Minnawarra or Memorial Parks, and embrace this wonderful community in this hassle free carnival atmosphere.
With 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 one of Perth’s top tribute acts where Thomas Crane will perform the best of Queen and Freddie Mercury hits following the fireworks. 5-9.30pm.

Big Aussie Day Breakfast Gosnells
The Gosnells Rotary Club will be there to fire up the barbecue with a cooked brekkie for sale or grab a bite and a cold drink at one of the onsite food vans to keep you fuelled all day. This annual family friendly event includes a range of free entertainment and activities for all ages. The kids will love face painting, Australia-themed arts and crafts and wildlife displays. Centennial Pioneer Park. 8-11am.


Australia Day Citizenship Celebrations Mandurah
Head to the foreshore between 7am - 9am to enjoy a 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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