Fringe World Family Shows Perth

FRINGE WORLD Festival is Western Australia's most popular festival and the third largest Fringe in the world. The 2021 Festival will run from 15th January to 14th February 2021 and features shows and entertainment at over 90 venues all over Perth We have rounded up our top picks of family and budget friendly Fringe World events worth attending this year.

*FREE* Fringe World Mermaids: The Splash Zone

Perth's favourite FRINGE WORLD mermaids are back. Catch a kiss, hear a tale, or have a splashy fun afternoon when the weather is too warm. Perfect for little dreamers and the young at heart. Suitable for all ages.

When: From 15th January to 14th February 2021 (check website for times)
Where: Woodside Pleasure Garden, James St, Northbridge
Price: Free (no tickets required)
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Splash Test Dummies

Splash Test Dummies are here, ready to roll out their beach towels and spring into a brand new hour of circus filled hilarity for the whole family. See a brilliant array of catch-your-breath stunt work, acrobatics, juggling and the side-splitting, slapstick comedy for which the dummies are famous. Join the Dummies and come dive from bathtubs to beaches in this new aquatic adventure.

When: 16th  - 31st January 2021 (no shows 18th & 25th January)
Where: Big Top at the Woodside Pleasure Garden (Russell Square Northbridge)
Price: Tickets from $23.50 for kids

*FREE* Community Circus Workshop

Kids will get a chance to learn to juggle, ride a unicycle, play with hoops and everything in between under the expert tutoring of our gifted youth trainers. So bring the kids for a wonderful afternoon of circus fun with the Act Belong Commit CVC Circus Troupe at Canning Vale College! Free non-ticketed event.

When: 4th & 11th February 2021, 3.30pm
Where: Canning Vale College
Price: Free (no tickets required)
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The Best Show Ever

Three of WA’s most awarded entertainers have combined their talents to bring you an explosive world premiere: BEST SHOW EVER! Don’t miss these marvellous madmen as they concoct, clown and conjure up a not-to-be-missed, family-friendly spectacle that’s equal parts science, circus and magic. It’s not just amazing, it’s the BEST SHOW EVER!

When: Various dates 15th - 31st January 2021 (no show 26th January) 7th & 14th February 2021
Where: The Edith Speigeltent at the Woodside Pleasure Garden (Russell Square Northbridge)
Price: from $18 for kids
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Abra Da Cameron

Cameron the Magician presents Abra Da-Cameron!, a highly interactive magic show for the whole family, followed by a workshop. Be amazed and entertained by some hands on magic before being invited to partake in a guided workshop, learning some of the tricks of the trade.

When: 15th January - 6th February 2021
Where: The Landing Alkimos, Don Russell Performing Arts Thornlie, Rubix Bar Perth, The Kalamunda Hotel and Metro City Northbridge
Price: from $15 for kids

Freedom Fairies at Fringe

Step inside our fairy garden where magic and wonder grow. Where all manner of wishes we weave and bestow. Face painting, Henna, Glitter and Hair braiding there is nothing we can't do for the obliging prince or fair maiden. But be warned all great magic comes at a price, a small fee of treasure and the gift of being nice.

When: 16th - 31st January 2021 and 6th, 7th, 13th & 14th February 2021, 3pm
Where: The Woodside Pleasure Garden
Price: Pay artist at the show
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Brats Kids Carnival

A high-energy super fun afternoon show for all ages brought to you by the finest team of circus artists and mischief makers behind international touring sensation Briefs.

When: Saturdays and Sundays 16th January - 13th February 2021
Where: The Edith Spiegeltent at The Woodside Pleasure Garden (Russell Square Northbridge)

Price: From $20 for kids 

The Leaping Lillies

The Leaping Lillies are three lassoing lasses with a flair for old fashioned mischief and circus antics! Join these 3 unlikely friends as they band together on another whirling, whipcracking adventure where the fun never stops and anything could happen.

When:15th - 25th January 2021 (no shows 17th - 19th January)

Price: From $22 for kids


Ahoy me hearties be ye ready for another interactive adventure? The tide has turned and Pirates!! are again seeking treasure from all over Perth. Tie on a bandanna and draw your imaginary sword. We've got maps to find and monsters to foil. Yaharrr! Treasure awaits me hearties from the Freo Shipwrecks Museum to the Pleasure Gardens of Perth so come aboard and join the loveable pirates for another high energy fully participatory adventure. Ages 4-12.

When: 16th January - 14th February 2021
Where: The Woodside Pleasure Garden, Shipwrecks Museum Fremantle, Perth Cultural Centre, Pirate Ship Playground Heathcoate Applecross.

Price: Pay artist at show

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