Perth City is your perfect school holiday destination. It's central so it's a great place to meet with friends. There is so much to do you wont have much choice but to make a whole day of it. Our city is home to lots of great family attractions, and there is always lots going on in the city in the school holidays that includes events and activities that are FREE. Here's some of the top things to do in Perth City these July School Holidays.
Skating At Festival Elizabeth Quay
Open-air ice rink, fantastic rides, great entertainment and delicious food and drink options. Skating At Festivals offers something for everyone. A true Winter wonderland experience. June 22nd - July 15th. www.perth.skatingat.com.au
Winterfest Perth City
Experience the best winter has to offer with a month bursting full of events, entertainment and activities across the city. From free school holiday entertainment, to live performances from up-and-coming artists, belly-warming food and beverage offers to make-believe snow, there's something for everyone. June 30th - July 29th.
Make Your Own Pop Roc Candy
Play at the Island Playground Elizabeth Quay
Let the kids run around and play at the Island Playground at Elizabeth Quay. They will love the wooden pirate ship, ringing the bell, sensory play and two little water play features (spare clothes a must). Nearby are restaurants and eateries such as V Burger Bar, Isle of Voyage, Reveley and Gusto Gelato,
The Shake Shack Carillon City
Catch the Ferry to South Perth and Back
If you caught the train into town and bought yourselves a Family Rider ($12.40 for max up to 7 people - max 2 standard fares), you can use this ticket to also ride the ferry across to South Perth and back, as many times as you like. Either wander down from the city or jump on a Blue or Green CAT Bus that will take you to Elizabeth Quay.
The Nostalgia Box Northbridge
The Nostalgia Box Northbridge is
Perth's new, old school gaming museum and experience. Located on
Aberdeen Street not far from the Perth Cultural Centre, The Nostalgia
Box takes you back to the nostalgic memories of your gaming youth - and
gives kids a chance to experience gaming old school style. Open Daily
Take A Captain Cook Cruise To Fremantle
DFES Education and Heritage Centre
Perth City Farm
WA Detective Trails are self-guided puzzle walks around Perth City, Kings Park, South Perth, Rottnest Island and Fremantle Each trail comes with a fictitious crime to solve, a list of suspects, and lots of clues; each stop on the trail has you hunting high and low for the answers to cross off the innocent suspects and reveal the culprit! Find out more and order your Puzzle Walks here.
School Holiday Events
Find more free and other family friendly events in the City this school holidays in the Perth Family Events Calendar
Want more ideas for the school holidays? Check out the July Holidays Survival Guide here