Celebrate WA Day this year Monday June 4th, 2018. Here is a list of family friendly events on all WA Day Long Weekend (June 1st - 4th), and ideas for things to do to celebrate WA's special day and long weekend.
The Swan Bell Tower - FREE ENTRY
FREE ENTRY ALL WA DAY! Discover the secrets of the Tower from the twelve 240 year old bells from St Martin-in-the Fields Church in London, to the oldest bell in Australia, amazing bell and time-piece exhibitions, and the ancient art of change ringing. There is a wonderful FREE activity sheet for ‘little’ visitors and another more interactive sheet for the older kids. You can also take in the spectacular view from the Tower’s magnificent observation deck and see Elizabeth Quay from a different perspective. It is a truly unique experience. www.thebelltower.com.au.
WA Day Festival Elizabeth Quay
Celebrate the biggest WA Day Festival ever with live entertainment, huge interactive kids zone, Perth's biggest line up of food trucks, Sports clinics with the Wildcats and Scorchers, Bar Pop’s cool urban bars serving local beers and wines and spectacular fireworks over the Swan River, set to an awesome local sound track. Sunday 3rd June, 10am - 10pm. Free Family Event. www.celebratewa.com.au
SOTA Festival Elizabeth Quay
The spectacular Elizabeth Quay with will be transformed on Monday 4 June into the home of the massive, free SOTA Festival. SOTA (State Of The Art) is an all-ages live music gig with an epic line-up of hugely successful home-grown talent. It’s the perfect chance to see big names performing – absolutely free.
SOTA Festival headliners, Birds Of Tokyo, will be joined by ShockONe, San Cisco, Stella Donnelly, Mama Kin Spender, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Downsyde, Arno Faraji, The Southern River Band, Calmly, Carla Geneve, Sydnee Carter, John Bennett with David Hyams, and Spacey Jane. Monday 4th June, 10am - 9pm. All ages event. www.celebratewa.com.au
WA Day Winter Festival Mandurah
Mandurah will come to life with a WA Day Winter Festival to celebrate the best of Western Australia. Jam packed with activities for the whole family. Inspired by our diverse global community, you will be greeted by the sounds of some of Mandurah’s best young musical talent, before entering a world of fun entertainment to explore.
Wander over to the Suitcase Markets and Tiny Shop on Wheels pop-up shop for a place to discover and buy unique, handmade items or visit the interactive Australian wildlife experience the kids will love!
Treat yourself at our huge line-up of food trucks bringing you the best of fresh WA produce. There will be an array of exciting cultural activities, dancing and sharing stories. With interactive workshops, traditional Japanese drumming circles and Indigenous Corroboree. Dance the night away with our Spanish Salsa and Bollywood dance demonstrations. Monday 4th June , 4-8pm. Free family event. www.celebratewa.com.au
WA Day is the last day before Penguin Island closes until mid September due to the penguin breeding season. Ferry & Discovery Centre packages start from $19.00 per child (3-12yrs). Ferries leave hourly from 10-3pm and tickets can be bought from the shop on the day! WA Day is the last day to access the island.
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 $8, Adults $12, Family Pass $28 (2A2C). June 2nd and 3rd, 9am-4.30pm & June 4th 9am-4pm. www.amra-wa-branch.asn.au
YORKids - A Winter Adventure
This long weekend in June York will come alive with a new event called YORKids – A Winter Adventure. Enjoy free activities including Nature Play WA's Mud Monsters Ball, camp fire cooking, performances by Zap Circus, Junkadelic Brass Band, Spaced Out youth engagement, Ghost tours and winter light projections by VJZoo. 11 am – 5 pm Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June throughout the Town Centre. www.facebook.com/events
WA Day Sorrento Quay
Live entertainment, an animal farm of Western Australian animals, face painting and activities. Monday 4th June, 11am - 3pm. www.facebook.com/events
Celebrate WA Festival Fremantle
Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour comes alive this WA Day long weekend for the Celebrate WA Festival. A two day celebration recognising our Aboriginal history, our early European migrant background and the diverse range of people from all over the world who have made, and continue to make, Freo and WA their home.
This free family event will play host to a range of activities and entertainment, culminating with the Sunday evening fireworks show which will be held at the family friendly time of 6pm. Sunday 3rd June and Monday 4th June, 11 am - 8pm. See the event program at www.fremantlefishingboatharbour.com
An Incredible Weekend Event - The Incredibles Event Cinemas
Before you see Disney•Pixar's “Incredibles 2” see “The Incredibles” on the big screen. Relive the 2004 hit and follow the adventures of a family of former superheroes rediscovering the true source of their powers – in one another.Hurry into cinemas and book your ticket for an Incredible time – for one weekend only! $10 Cinebuzz Member Tickets. Friday 1st - Monday June 4th. Innaloo, Whitfords & Morley. www.eventcinemas.com.au
Gather the family and head to Pinjarra this WA Day long weekend for the 2018 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 2nd & Sunday 3rd, 10am - 4pm. www.murray.wa.gov.au
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