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October School Holidays Perth

Here it is, your Perth September / October Spring School Holidays Guide 2021 to help you through the holidays with ideas for things to do, events, school holiday programs and more. The Perth September / October School Holidays run from 25th September - 10th October, 2021.

What's On

Disney The Little Mermaid @The Regal Theatre Subiaco

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken,  this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World."

Ariel, King Triton's youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colourful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea. Shows from 24th September 2021. Get your tickets now at www.ticketek.com.au.

Perth Royal Show

The 2021 Perth Royal Show is back! Coordinated by the Royal Agricultural Society of Western Australia, come celebrate the longest running and most iconic event in WA, the Perth Royal Show!  25th September - 2nd October 2021, 10am - 9pm daily. Tickets on sale NOW! www.perthroyalshow.com.au. 

Learn Magic Workshops Hillarys Boat Harbour

Celebrity magician Jon Fox has performed for Elton John, David and Victoria Beckham, Sting & other famous stars Jon reveals his secrets in an immersive magic workshop! Created for all ages, Jon uses his charm, wit and wizardry to teach you a tricks to perform in front of friends and family. If you have been to any of the past shows this will be different that the previous shows. You will be taught a whole heap of new magic tricks. Workshops 28th September & 7th October at Hillarys Boat Harbour on The Boardwalk. All tickets are $10 each, the value will be deducted from our Beginner Magic Sets sold on the day (Suitable for 8 years). Places are limited so get your tickets now at www.eventbrite.com.au.

Bricktober Curtin Stadium Bentley

Bricktober-Perth is a yearly event that showcases models built from LEGO® by local Perth builders. It is held over the last weekend of the school holidays, 9th and 10th October 2021 at Curtin Stadium Bentley. Bricktober-Perth is a family friendly event that brings the community together with an array of amazing displays built from LEGO®, fun competitions, a huge interactive zone suitable for all ages and exclusive Bricktober Perth merchandise. Just $36 for a family pass, or $12 for single ticket when booking online, Bricktober Perth offers exceptional value for money.  Tickets on sale now at www.bricktober.info.

Awesome Arts Festival Perth

The AWESOME International Arts Festival for Bright Young Things (the AWESOME Festival) is presented annually in the Perth CBD. The Festival showcases a spectacular array of events including theatre, dance, early childhood activities, music, film, literature, visual arts and creative hands-on activities. AWESOME is committed to presenting high-quality, layered programming for children aged 0 – 12 and their families. The 2021 AWESOME Festival dates are 28 September – 2 October Perth Cultural Centre. Find more information at www.awesomearts.com.

Brickwrecks WA Maritime Museum

From the watery depths! Discover the stories of eight extraordinary shipwrecks, revealed in incredible LEGO® model detail. Ryan “The Brickman” McNaught, working with expert maritime archaeologists, brings to life eight astonishing shipwrecks and their stories in this immersive exhibition. 27th  June - 30th January 2022, kids under 5 enter free. Find more information and book your tickets at www.museum.wa.gov.au

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Holiday Deals

The Breakwater Hillarys 1/2 Price Shuffle*

1/2 price Shuffle games for parents and kids *Monday to Friday 11:30am-4pm over the school holidays. The Shuffle Room is the latest edition to The Breakwater at Hillarys and the first Shuffleboard Experience in WA. Bookings essential thebreakwater.com.au/shuffle-room

The Lookout Scarborough 1/2 Price Bowling*

Head to The Lookout Bar Bowling Bites in Scarborough for 1/2 price bowling these school holidays! Bonus: make it a Monday and it's 1/2 price pizza too! Monday-Friday 11am-5pm, walk-ins only.

Things To Do

50 FREE Things To Do In The School Holidays

From the chocolate tasting, to skate parks, to adventure playgrounds, water slides and water playgrounds find 50+ Free Things To Do in the School Holidays here.


School Holiday Programs

Codekids Subiaco & Northbridge

Fun and innovative coding Codekids Coding Classes will be held at Perth Modern School Subiaco and the Codekids Centre Northbridge. The Code Kids Creative Computing Curriculum, developed by the Harvard university, supports the development of personal connections to computing by drawing upon students’ creativity, imagination, and interests. The Python/Robot/Creative Computing curriculums, are developed by Codekids lead instructors in Perth, who have won numerous programming and robotics awards in Australia.
Codekids Classes:
Scratch Beginner | Perth Modern School | Yr  1 - 6 | 28th September - 1st October 2021
Robotics Programming Beginner |  Perth Modern School | Yr  3 - 10 | 28th September - 1st October 2021
Python Beginner | Code Kids Centre Northbridge | Yr 4 - 12 | 4th - 7th October 2021
Python Intermediate | Code Kids Centre Northbridge | Yr 4 - 12 | 4th - 7th October 2021
To enrol please visit: codekids.com.au

Da Vinci Holiday Camp Perth

Maximum Fun - Maximum Learning! 

  • Rocket Making
  • Quests
  • Code Breaking
  • Engineering Challenges
  • Creativity Challenges

Locations include Girls School Perth 29th September - 1st October & 6th - 8th, 2021 October and Perth College 5th - 7th October, 2021. To book or enquire about this unique program, go to www.edgyx.com.au

Learn to Sail with RPYC

Tackers Course 1 & 2
The Tackers program is specifically designed for primary school aged children. From the colourful sails to the delivery of the program. All aspects are tailored to be FUN!
Suitable for 7 - 12years | $310 per student | October 4th - 8th | 8.30am - 12.30pm | Royal Perth Yacht Club Crawley | Find more information and book at www.rpyc.com.au

OutThere Sailing
The OutThere Sailing program is a mixture of activities including pacer sailing & SUP Boarding, specifically designed for teens!
Suitable for ages 13 - 17 | $275 per student | October 4th - 8th | 8.30am - 12.30pm | Royal Perth Yacht Club Crawley | Find more information and book at www.rpyc.com.au

Teens Start Windsurfing
Our Start Windsurfing program is the perfect introduction to this exciting sport. Let your teen run wild on the water these summer holidays!
Suitable for ages 13 - 17 | $220 per student | October 4th -7th | 9am - 12pm | Royal Perth Yacht Club Crawley | 
Find more information and book at www.rpyc.com.au

The Fishing School Point Walter & Mindarie

The Fishing School is back again for the Spring April School Holidays. Beginners Fishing Classes at being held at Point Walter and Mindarie Marina between 28th September - 2nd October, 2021Classes are for kids aged 6 years+ (kids 6-8 years must be supervised by a guardian and all times).  Beginners classes cover conservation, knot tying, rig building, casting, baiting and fishing and cost $35 per child. Find more information and book your child's place at www.facebook.com/events.

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Shopping Centre Activities

Cockburn Gateway - Adventurer's Quest


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New Playgrounds

Lake Monger Playground Wembley

Adventure playground located right alongside the picturesque Lake Monger, with lots of rope obstacle challenges, water play and a double cable flying fox too. Read more in the Kids Around Perth Review here.

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Family Holidays & Accommodation

Lancelin Beach Breaks

Only 1.5 hours north of Perth, Lancelin is the perfect coastal escape for a stress-free family getaway. Whether it needs to be dog friendly or child friendly, walking distance to the beach, or you want a home large enough to bring another family along too, Lancelin Beach Breaks has accommodation to suit your needs. Their homes are booking out fast! Book now for September or plan ahead and book for January at Lancelin Beach Breaks.

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