Events and Festivals in Perth

  • Australia Day (26th Jan): This Perth’s biggest event and over 300,000 people gather in Kings Park and along the Swan River on 26th January to watch a spectacular display of fireworks and laser light shows that are coordinated to music. The entire day is spent celebrating as people get together and get involved in the various activities and events across the city.
  • Perth International Arts Festival (Feb- March): Held over 25 days, the festival has several events including dance, music, theater, art, film and literature across the city.
  • Big Day Out (Feb): Held in the month of Feb, this is touted as one of Australia’s biggest music festivals. The even sees concerts by some of the world’s biggest artists and local bands alike. With up to 8 stages and all day performances at the Claremont Showground, this is a music lover’s must see.
  • Kings Park Festival (Sept): This month long festival coincides with the spring blooming of Perth’s famous wildflowers. The festival comprises of spectacular floral displays, talks, nature walks, musical performances and several family activities.

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