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WA Day Long Weekend 3rd-5th June

Celebrate WA Day this year Monday June 5th, 2017. Here is a list of family friendly events on all WA Day Long Weekend, and ideas for things to do to celebrate WA's special day and long weekend.

The Swan Bell Tower

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 the newly opened Elizabeth Quay from a different perspective. It is a truly unique experience.

WA Day Festival 

Elizabeth Quay

Foodies, families and fun-seekers alike will be kept busy by a five-star, carefully curated program of food and wine, entertainment and activities to showcase and celebrate all things Western Australia. 10-4pm

Fremantle - The Esplanade

Join us in celebrating all things WA and what makes our state so great with an exciting program of entertainmentmusicworkshopsactivities, and food, glorious food. 10-4pm


Tuckey Street will be jam packed with activities for the whole family. Kicking the night off with an Aboriginal smoking ceremony and Indigenous dancing, a number of fun entertainment options will be on offer.

Don’t miss the Winter Street Party’s huge variety of food, live music and entertainment as well as roaring fires to keep you warm. 4-8pm

Penguin Island

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

Model Railway & Lego Exhibition Claremont Showgrounds

Heaps of customised Lego displays, model railway exhibits layed out across 40m - enter at Gate 5 on Graylands Rd, 10am-4pm. Kids $8, Adults $12, Family Pass $28 (2A2C). June 3rd, 4th 9am-4.30pm  & June 5th 9am-4pm.

WA Day Long Weekend Mindarie Marina

Sunday 4th June - Kids activities from 12pm – 4pm including glitter tattoos, balloon twister, face painting, colouring in competition and Moana and Pirate appearance.

WA Day at The Quay - Hillarys Boat Harbour

Celebrate this beautiful state of ours at Sorrento Quay Boardwalk - Hillarys Boat Harbour this WA Day. There will be live entertainment, free face painting, an animal farm of Western Australian animals and a large Community Canvas Aboriginal art workshop that everybody is encouraged to contribute to. All happening from 10am - 3pm on the Amphitheatre.

Act Belong Commit WA Day Wilson

A family fun day and proud occasion for all Western Australians to reflect and celebrate all the great things about our people, our lifestyle, our culture and our potential. Importantly, WA Day acknowledges Aboriginal peoples as the traditional owners of this land, early European settlers, and the many people from all over the world who call Western Australia home. 

Highlights include: * Blacksmith demonstrations * Rock Climbing Wall * Kite Display * Cockatoo Shaped Art Workshop * Terrarium Workshop * Live Music * Food and Drink * Children's entertainment

Castledare Railway is open from 11am leaving from Wilson Station (next door to Wilson Park). Adults $6 | Children $3.

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