2022 AWESOME International Art Festival for Bright Young Things
Until 1 October | All day | Perth Cultural Centre | Ticketed
Join princes and princesses for a Fairytale Ball, immerse yourself in a sensory forest adventure or create your own animal astronaut portrait. See the full program here.
Recommended for ages 0 to 12.
2022 Irish Dancing National Championships
27 September – 1 October| Schedule of events | Perth Convention Centre | Ticketed
The Australian Irish Dancing National Championships is Australia's pinnacle national event and gateway qualifier to the World Irish Dancing Championships. The competition will feature more than a thousand dancers from across Australia.
Jurassic World by Brickman
24 September 2022 to 5 February 2023 | All day | Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre | Ticketed
One of the largest LEGO® exhibitions to visit Perth, see more than 15 dinosaurs created by Ryan' The Brickman' McNaught. Begin your adventure by walking through the iconic Jurassic World gates, then venture to the baby dinosaur enclosure, where you’ll find a life-size Brachiosaurus!
UniSport Nationals 2022
24 -30 September | All day |University of Western Australia | Ticketed
See more than 5,000 student athletes from across the country compete across 26 different sports. More details are here.
2022 Perth Poetry Festival
30 September – 8 October | All day | Multiple venues in Northbridge | Free and ticketed
The Perth Poetry Festival is the only literature festival in Western Australia devoted purely to poetry and showcases the work of poets from across the state, nation and world.
Until 2 October | All day | City of Perth Library | Free
Visit the City of Perth Library for free art and craft activities during Library opening hours. No Bookings Required. Recommended for ages 2 to 12.
Everlasting Kings Park Festival16-30 September | All day | Kings Park | Free (some ticketed events)
Immerse yourself in the best Spring has to offer, with dozens of activities available at Kings Park for the annual Everlasting Kings Park Festival. You can sign up for painting classes, guided walks, horticulture workshops and floral art – or just simply go for a stroll and take in the pink fields of everlastings amongst thousands of Western Australia’s famous wildflowers currently in full bloom.
Rio Tinto Naturescape, Kings ParkAll day | Kings Park | Free
Connect with nature, brave new heights, wade in the Paperbark Waterhole or get caught in a web at Naturescape in Kings Park. While you’re there, check out other free nature-based activities.
Dinosaurs of Patagonia, WA Museum Boola BardipUntil Sunday 23 October | All day | WA Museum Boola Bardip | Ticketed
These school holidays are your last chance to experience this exhibition where you’ll travel through the deserts of Patagonia and get a glimpse of dinosaurs, skeletons, ancient fossils and 3D animations.
WA Museum Boola BardipAll day | WA Museum Boola Bardip | Free entry until 10 October 2022 (exclusions apply)
There’s always loads to explore at Boola Bardip! Take yourself on a self-guided tour.
Bookings are essential. Click here to select your date.
Scitech28 September - 5 October | Various times | Scitech, City West Centre | Ticketed
Workshops are available throughout the school holidays for kids of all ages. Become a DNA code cracker, grow germs on a slice of bread or learn more about viruses.