Organise that special family outing at one of these upcoming kids and family shows and exhibitions in Perth. These shows usually come with a price tag, but they are those special once in a lifetime opportunities for the kids to see their favourite characters or their favourite story brought to life on stage. It may be for a special birthday or a once a year family treat. Find up coming Perth family shows, stage shows, interactive exhibits and exhibitions here.
Prepare for a close encounter with the most extraordinary creatures to ever walk the earth. Featuring more than 23 moving, life-size animatronic models of the Cretaceous period (145-66 million years ago), Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous is like nothing you’ve ever experienced!
The scale and authenticity of these magnificent beasts will blow you away, as they move and breathe with thrilling lifelike accuracy. Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous has all your favourites from the Cretaceous era, crafted to scientifically exact specifications, moving and interacting with each other. Book your preferred date and entry time now - www.museum.wa.gov.au
The Harry Potter™ Film Concert Series returns to Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™, the second film in the Harry Potter franchise. The West Australian Symphony Orchestra will perform John Williams’ unforgettable score while the film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen. www.ticketek.com.au
Thumbelina will bring her friends to have their Christmas in Perth. You will meet the clever Mr ladybug, his children and the kind birds that help Thumbelina to find her way home. www.ticketek.com.au
Peter Pan will once again take flight at His Majesty’s Theatre. With a little help from some fairy dust, Peter Pan whisks the Darling children from their London home to the magical realm of Neverland. Wendy, John and Michael find dangers and adventures hidden around every corner, while the wickedly wonderful Captain Hook lurks close behind.
A fantasy-filled adventure for the whole family, this enchanting story features all the beloved characters including the ticking crocodile, mermaids, fairies, Tiger Lily and the Lost Boys. Kristian Fredrikson’s Edwardian inspired picture-book designs and a magnificent cinematic score performed by the West Australian Philharmonic Orchestra will bring to life the pages of J.M. Barrie’s timeless classic. www.waballet.com.au
Featuring all of your favourite Wiggles songs, such as Do the Propeller and Rock A Bye Your Bear, as well as Christmas songs like Go Santa Go! You’ll see The Wiggles, their Wiggly friends and dancers, Santa Claus, dancing reindeers and for the first time ever, it will snow on stage! Tickets on sale now - www.pertharena.com.au
The real magic of Christmas comes alive again in 2017 with the unique Immersive Theatre experience Santas Enchanted Wardrobe. Begin with a game of hide & seek. Come enter the enchanted wardrobe and Discover Narnia, Mr Tumnus and the Enchanted Forest. Interact with our spellbinding characters in small groups and witness the giant magic mushrooms where the fairies play in the Elderling Tree; Gather the fairy dust and Journey to the North Pole, to help the reindeers fly and our workshop come to life before spending quality time with a quality Santa. NEW in 2017 – Discover expanded worlds; Holographic Projections; New Characters; Spectacular Special effects and much more. www.ticketek.com.au
The magic of Christmas will come alive at Santa's Magical Kingdom, with an interactive walk-through adventure land that includes everything you love about Christmas. Plus an International Spectacular Christmas Show that will amaze young and old.
Lasting memories of fun, laughter and special `family time' will be remembered by guests long after the event has come to a close. Santa's Magical Kingdom is for every child and the `inner-child' in all of us. Get your tickets now from www.crowperth.com.au
Peter Rabbit is coming to Kings Park and Botanic Garden after a sellout season at the Perth Town Hall in July. Brent Carson will again star as Peter Rabbit! You can meet him and all his friends Jemima Puddleduck, Tiggy Winkle, Jeremy Fisher, Squirrel Nutkin and Pigling Bland. Bring your own picnic, sit under the shady trees at the Saw Avenue Amphitheatre, Kings Park and Botanic Garden. www.trybooking.com.au
Join our intrepid family of adventurers and their musical dog as they wade through swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and thick oozy, squelchy mud, on their quest to find a bear. With lots of surprises along the way, it's gonna be a big one … but we're not scared! Based on the book written by Michael Rosen & Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury. Recommended for 3 yrs +. Get your tickets from https://ptt.wa.gov.au
Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular as Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse leads a parade of characters including Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and an ensemble of Disney Princesses. Be dazzled by the magic of Disney’s Frozen with Anna, Elsa and the hilarious Olaf. Sing-a-long to over 30 of your favourite Disney songs including “Let It Go!,” “You’ve Got A Friend in Me,” and “Hakuna Matata.” Exciting moments from Disney Pixar’s Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Disney’s The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and more will leave the whole family with memories that will last a lifetime. www.ticketek.com.au
From the producer of The Lion King, the beloved story of Aladdin comes to thrilling theatrical life in this bold new musical. The New York Times says it’s “Fabulous!” and “Extravagant! It defies expectations.” Filled with daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance, ALADDIN is “Pure Genie-us!” raves USA Today.”
Disney’s ALADDIN features all your favourite songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Newsies) with lyrics penned by the legendary Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast), Tony Award winner Tim Rice (The Lion King, Aida), and book writer Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer). Hailed by Newsday as “an awesome throwback to old-time musical comedy,” it is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon) and boasts an incomparable design team, with sets, costumes and lighting from Tony Award winners Bob Crowley (Mary Poppins), Gregg Barnes (Kinky Boots), and Natasha Katz (Once). More information at www.crownperth.com.au