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.
DINO LAND arrives on The Esplanade Fremantle opposite Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, situated under the giant Norfolk Island Pines and Fremantle Tourist Wheel. More Dinosaurs! Featuring animatronic dinosaurs, giant backyard bugs, life size Triceratops skeleton and baby dinosaurs you can touch. More activities! Discovery zone with heaps of activities, giant jigsaws, fossil digs, bouncy castles and lots of photo opportunities. There are various 1 hour session times throughout the day and the option to add a ride on the Fremantle Tourist Wheel to your entry ticket. Tickets $10 per person or $15 with Fremantle Tourist Wheel Pass. Find more information and get your tickets at www.dinoland.com.au
t’s now more fantastically dangerous than ever, with a deserted desert island, a whirlpool, and a giant spider! But Andy, Terry and Jill have no idea they’re about to face their biggest challenge ever! Mr Big Nose has sent his grandchildren to the Treehouse, and they don’t want to just sit quietly. Can Andy, Terry & Jill master this extreme babysitting challenge? What does mysterious fortune teller Madam Know-It-All really want? And will the Big Red Button really destroy the world? Tickets on sale now at www.ptt.wa.gov.au.
Monster Creature World blends technology, science, artistry, and imagination to capture the most unusual aspects of the insect world. Various animatronic insects such as, dung beetle to the exaggerated size of these creatures shines a creative spotlight on what makes them “extreme.” Not only are these enormous animatronic insects such fun to examine up close, but we can also learn a lot about their importance in our ecosystem, extreme behaviours and the physical characteristics that allow bugs to thrive and survive. The exhibition features various giant, moving, hissing, clicking insects and creatures from different parts of the world. Imagine this! A 6m Tarantula, a 6m Scorpion from head to tail. Activities include walkthrough a display of animatronic and static gigantic creepy crawling, viewing bug under a magnifying glass, jumping castle, bug colouring, reptile display and reptile show 30 to 45 mins. Find more information and book your tickets at www.monstercreatureworld.com.
Big Boys Toys Expo brings fun and entertainment to every region it attends, with an array of exhibitors showcasing Cars, Fishing Gear, Caravans, Camping Gear, Motors, Bikes, Jetskis, Boats, Skateboards and Sporting gear – all mixed with some major entertainment and displays of cars both new and old, sprinkled with exciting “toys” for the old and young, men and women (and lots of kids too). Find more information and get your tickets at www.humantix.com.au.
Freeze Frame Opera has taken Dvořák’s Rusalka, a beautiful version of The Little Mermaid story, and turned it into a magical production for children. Instead of following the traditional love story, this Little Mermaid is a coming-of-age tale about balancing adventure and responsibility as children grow up and leave home. Find more information and book your tickets at www.perthconcerthall.com.au.
If you loved The Gruffalo, don't miss the sequel! Join the Gruffalo’s Child on her adventurous mission in this magical musical adaptation of the much-loved book. One wild and windy night the Gruffalo’s Child ignores her father’s warnings about the Big Bad Mouse and tiptoes out into the deep dark wood. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn’t really exist... does he? Find more information and get your tickets at www.ptt.wa.gov.au.
More than 22 breathing, blinking, tail-swaying and roaring animatronic dinosaurs selected from the three prehistoric eras namely Jurassic period, Triassic period, and Cretaceous period, some 250 million years ago.The Jurassic tour will capture the imagination of visitors taking them back in time to the land of dinosaurs where they will walk among life size animatronic dinosaurs. This is a rare opportunity to come face to face with the breath-taking humongous model creators. Imagine coming up close with the legendary Tyrannosaurus rex which is (13m long and 4.5m high), Brachiosaurus(15m long) or the Triceratops and many others. The accurate to science dinosaur specimens are improved recreations as a result of recent palaeontology discoveries.
The unique indoor educational exhibition is a perfect opportunity for science explorers of all ages to underpin their theoretical knowledge of the pre-historic world in dinosaur palaeontology to a level of reality. Various amusement rides and dinosaur-themed activities for the whole family will be available. Find more information and get your ticket at www.perthjurassicfestival.com.
Australia, it's time to get ready to Wiggle! THE WIGGLES are coming to perform for you in April and May as part of their We're All Fruit Salad Tour! This show will see Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony singing and dancing their way around Australia with all their Wiggly Friends; Captain Feathersword, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog, Henry the Octopus and their newest Wiggly Friend; Shirley Shawn the Unicorn! Tickets on sale now at www.ticketek.com.au.
See Bluey, Bingo, Mum and Dad as you’ve never seen them before. Join The Heelers in their first live theatre show created just for you with puppetry, live actors and iconic Australian sets. It’s a little bit different and a little bit beautiful. Tickets on sale now from www.ticketmaster.com.au.