WA Day Long Weekend Events

Celebrate WA Day this year Monday June 3rd, 2019. Here is a list of family friendly events on all WA Day Long Weekend (June 1st - 3rd), and ideas for things to do to celebrate WA's special day and long weekend.

Carnival Fever Cannington Showgrounds

Carnival Fever is coming to town June 1st - 3rd and is packed with loads of fun for all ages! Go on as many rides as you can handle, visit the petting zoo, get your face painted, watch some professional wrestling and incredible parkour, and so much more. Includes entry, rides & entertainment for the full day.

WA Day Festival Burswood Park

The highly popular WA Day Festival has moved to a bigger and better riverside location, to ensure even more Western Australians can participate and enjoy all their favourite activities from previous years as well as experiencing new and exciting activities at this FREE Festival. On Sunday 2nd June from 10am to 10pm and Monday 3rd June from 10am to 9pm, Burswood Park will be filled with an array of activities and performances set to delight and entertain, including SOTA Fest from 12noon - 9pm Sunday 2nd June. Don't miss the Channel 7 fireworks Sunday 2nd June at 7.15pm featuring a sound track of WA artists old and new. More information on this and other regional events in Bunbury, Albany, Kalgoorlie, Port Hedland, Onslow and Newman at

Why not catch the Perth Explorer to the event and make Burswood Park one of your many stops as you explore Perth by double decker bus on a Hop On and Hop Off tour.  Save up to 58% with tickets starting from just $5 for kids here.

WA Day Festival Fremantle

All weekend you can enjoy musical and dance events in and around the harbour from talented performers who reflect the diverse background of WA’s residents. The WA Day Festival Fremantle will be held Sunday 2nd May, 2019 at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, from 12noon - 8pm. The festival will culminate with a dazzling lights and pyrotechnic display at the family-friendly time of 6pm Sunday. Find more information at

While you are in Fremantle ride the Frematle Tourist Wheel for incredible views of Fremantle and the Fishing Boat Harbour. Get up to 40% off your tickets here, with tickets starting from $6 for kids.

Penguin Island

WA Day is the last day before Penguin Island closes until mid September due to the penguin breeding season. Ferries leave hourly from 10-3pm and tickets can be bought from the shop on the day!.

Family Nature Day Herdsman Wildlife Centre

Rediscover nature with your family this long weekend at the Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre's Family Nature Day Sunday June 2nd. Learn about the mysterious world of fungi, get crafty with our nature-inspired art activities and get scooping to discover the amazing wildlife of Herdsman Lake. There will be a guided bird and wildlife tour on the boardwalk over the lake at 2:30pm. $5 per person or $20 per family. Find more information at

WA Day Long Weekend at The Marina Mindarie

Celebrate the WA Day Long Weekend with the whole family at The Marina, Mindarie, with The Boat and the Indian Ocean Brewing Co. both offering FREE kids’ craft activities at both venues on Sunday, 2 June from 12pm to 4pm. Kids DIY Tattoos | WA Map Colouring In Competition | Face Painting 1pm – 3pm | Kids DIY Masks & more! More information at

Galaxy Drive In Kingsley

Watch a movie under the stars at Perth's only remaining drive in. See Aladdin Tuesday - Sunday, and stay for Mary Poppins Returns also Friday - Sunday until June 5th (closed WA Day Monday June 3rd). Gates open at 6pm and first movie starts at 7pm. Find more information at

Vincent FIre Station Open Day West Perth

Perth's newest Fire Station is opening its doors to the community for their first Open Day, Sunday June 2nd! Take a tour of Vincent Station, see displays for road crash rescue, fire extinguishers and firefighting equipment. There will be face painting, a coffee van and sausage sizzle. Find more information at

Model Railway Exhibition Claremont Showground

Explore all the custom built Lego displays, model railway exhibits and join in the hands on activities at Perth's annual WA Day Long Weekend Model Railway Exhibition. Kids $9, Adults $14, Family Pass $30 (2A2C). June 1st - 3rd, 9.30am-4pm. Get your tickets from

Castledare Miniature Railway Wilson

Castledare Miniature Railway are running their usual 1st Sunday of the month run PLUS a special WA Day run on WA Day Monday 3rd June.  Enjoy a miniature train ride around the Canning RIver fromboth Sunday 2nd & Monday 3rd June (check website for times). Find more information at

Pinjarra Festival

Gather the family and head to Pinjarra this WA Day long weekend for the 2019 LiveLighter Pinjarra Festival.Murray’s largest free, community event, is set to entertain the whole family with an exciting line-up of acts, activities and attractions. Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd, 10am - 8pm.

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