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Top Free July Family Events Perth

We are lucky to live in a wonderful city that hosts so many free family friendly events, month after month. Here are the top FREE July Perth Family Events, so you can enjoy a day or night out with the family that won't break the bank.


Sunday 1st to Sunday 29th - Winter Fest, Perth City

Don't hibernate this Winter. Rug up and head into the city for a month of activities, events and entertainment.  There's something for everyone with free school holiday entertainment, live performances, belly warming food and beverage offers and lots more. Here are our top picks for family friendly things to do and see while in the city this winter June 30th - July 29th. https://www.kids-around-perth.com/winter-fest-2018-perth-city.html

Monday 2nd to Sunday 15th - Shopping Centre School Holiday Activities

Shopping Centre activities are a great idea for the school holidays, and a fun free thing to do with kids in Perth. Many shopping centres in Perth and the surrounds offer free activities and events throughout the school holidays. Check out our list to find out what's happening at your local shopping centre. https://www.kids-around-perth.com/shopping-centre-school-holiday-activities.html

Tuesday 3rd – Osborne Community Hub Open Day, Tuart Hill

Come and explore the Osborne Community Hub with an Open Day on Tuesday 3 July!  This free event will include a workshop with Illustrator Gabriel Evans, Local History Photograph Exhibition, Storytime, DIY Cardboard Robot, Face painting, Giant Games, Craft Demo, fun activities and entertainment. 10am - 2pm. Osborne Library, 9 Royal St, Tuart Hill. https://www.facebook.com/events/1826039514357957/

Wednesday 4th - Opening of the Lake Claremont Nature Playspaces

Two exciting new playspaces have been created beside the Lake Espresso Cafe and the Lake Claremont Golf Course - one for toddlers and one for 8-12 year old kids Come watch Town of Claremont Mayor Jock Barker open the playspaces. Loads of free nature based craft activities will be available including flower crowns, nature collage and more! The ever-changing Lake Claremont Art Cube will also be available for you to transform with your artistic talents. Morning tea provided and two-for-one coffee vouchers available. 10:30am - 12pm. Lake Claremont, Lapsley Rd, Claremont. https://www.facebook.com/events/737713579769794/

Friday 6th - Connecting Families Fun Day, Rockingham

This is a fun-filled event to meet other families and an opportunity to gain information on all aspects of the community including local businesses and services. Includes mindfulness talks, bouncy castle, cuddly farm and a free sausage sizzle. 10am - 2pm. Gary Holland Centre, Kent St, Rockingham. https://www.facebook.com/events/175922939921691/

Sunday 8th - NAIDOC Week Opening Day, Fremantle

This year's event celebrates women, with the theme 'Because of Her, We Can!'  A Welcome to Country by Marie Taylor will kick-off the event, followed by entertainment, food and activities for all ages. The day will be jam-packed with FREE entertainment including:  Music from the Natasha Elridge Band, Damper making,  Bush tucker BBQ by Cultural Connections,  A weaving circle with Sharyn Egan, A community canvas painting session with J.D. Penangke, Buster It’s All About Play and the Fremantle Toy Library, plus a special performance of Kaarla Kaatijin by Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company at 3pm. 1pm - 5pm. Fremantly PCYC, 34 Paget St, Fremantle. https://www.facebook.com/events/171632420181875/

Monday 9th - Mirrabooka NAIDOC Event

NAIDOC Week is a celebration of Aboriginal culture, art and history. The Mirrabooka NAIDOC Event is presented to allow the community to come together, celebrate and respect culture in a fun, family oriented event. Activities include pony rides, bouncy castles, boomerang throwing, sand painting, face painting, arts and crafts, live performances and guest appearances from netball, soccer, WAFL and AFL clubs. The event is FREE and includes a free sausage sizzle! 10am - 2pm. Herb Graham Rec Centre, 38 Ashbury Crescent, Mirrabooka. https://www.facebook.com/events/186372625349898/

Monday 9th - City of Vincent NAIDOC Festival, Perth

Celebrate NAIDOC Week at Hyde Park with a massive line-up of free entertainment and activities, including:  Welcome to Country with Elder May McGuire, Smoking Ceremony with Vaughn McGuire,  Live music by Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse, Interactive Noongar dance performance with Baldja Moort,  Headband workshop with Karla Hart,  Shoe and canvas painting with Jarred Franey, Sand Mural by Acacia Collard,  Sand Yarning with Bec Garlett,  Urban Indigenous Community Canvas,  Reconciliation Community Consultation with Danny Ford and food from Kuditj Cafe & Veggie Mama. 1:30pm - 4pm. Hyde Park, Vincent St, Perth. https://www.facebook.com/events/633152957028735/

Tuesday 10th - Allara's Enviro Day, Eglington

Head to Allara Estate for a fun-filled morning potting plants to take home! there will be other awesome enviro activities including:  Pot plant decorating, Learn planting and after care techniques, Get up close and learn about the fascinating Carnaby Black Cockatoo with Kaarakin: The Black Cockatoo Conservation Centre and Join in an 'Environmental Inventors' craft workshop with REmida Perth! All tools, pots, plants, gloves and tea/coffee provided.  Everyone who joins in on the day will receive lunch and shopping bag to take home. !0am - 12pm. Resolution Avenue, Eglington. https://www.facebook.com/events/255916408302898/

Wednesday 11th - Merrilinga Day & Night Community Event, Beechboro

Meerilinga and City of Swan are banding together to put on an exciting Community Event with Scitech, a sausage sizzle, face painter and much more. Come on down and have some fun with others in your community! 10am - 12pm. Meerilinga Beechboro, 106 Amazon Drive, Beechboro. https://www.facebook.com/events/602423960156544/

Thursday 12th - Celebrate NAIDOC, Byford

Celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements, and recognise Indigenous Australians' contributions to our country.  Activities will include Boomerang painting, T-shirt tie dye, Live performance by a local Indigenous hip hop artist, Damper making, Kangaroo stew, Dot painting facilitated by local Indigenous youth,  Body painting facilitated by local Indigenous youth and Bubble soccer. 12pm - 3pm. Serpentine Jarrahdale YMCA, Mead St, Byford. https://www.facebook.com/events/2112281122323023/

Sunday 26th – NAIDOC Activities Joondalup

Join in free activities to celebrate NAIDOC including customised NAIDOC glltter tattoos, basket weaving, performances, a quiz and poster competiton. Edith Cown Univesity. 10am - 2pm. www.facebook.com/events

Sunday 30th – National Tree Day, Various places around WA

National Tree Day is an opportunity to do something positive for your local environment and community and to reconnect with nature. National Tree Day can include a whole range of different activities including planting trees and native plants & bushes, caring for trees and plants by removing weeds, information sessions, bushwalks and more. Most of all it is lots of fun! Each site will detail what is happening at their National Tree Day site. To find a site near you head to https://treeday.planetark.org/involved/volunteer.cfm

We hope you have found some free events for you and your family to enjoy in July. We may add more events throughout the month so you can refer back to this list by finding it under What's On at the top of the website.

Researched and written by Kids Around Perth Reporter Candice, 29th June 2018

Candice Kocken - Kids Around Perth South of the River, Hills & Events Reporter / Mum of 3 kids. Candice is a Mum of 3 who loves cooking, sewing and taking her kids out to explore our beautiful state of WA. Follow Candice and her adventures @uncannymum on Instagram.


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