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What's on this week in the City of Perth

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This week is packed with events for the whole family to enjoy from the finale of the Lotterywest City of Light Show at Elizabeth Quay, the WWE Elimination Chamber Superstore in Forrest Place, Free Family Flicks featuring Barbie at Northbridge Piazza and more!

Events for everyone       

Perth Festival

Various locations across the City | 9 February until 3 March

Perth Festival 2024 – a Festival radiant with stories from here and around the globe
that celebrate our shared humanity under the same sun. 

To close Artistic Director Iain Grandage’s five-year cycle, we’re inviting audiences to gather with leading international and local artists under the 2024 theme of Ngaangk. Our star, the sun and also the Noongar term for mother, Ngaangk nourishes everyone and everything that grows and thrives on Noongar Boodjar. Checkout all the events on here.

Under the Same Sun

Supreme Court Gardens | 2 March

As the sun sets on Perth Festival 2024, join us in Supreme Court Gardens for an intimate free closing weekend concert featuring songs of nature and nurture, mothers and the sun.

Some of the finest voices on the planet bring their artistry and creativity to this collaborative celebration, as a series of Aboriginal musicians share the stage with artists from around the country and the world. Get your tickets here.

Free Family Flicks | DC League Of Super Pets

Northbridge Piazza | 3 March

The ever-popular Free Flicks for Kids returns to the City of Perth Northbridge Piazza. Nab one of the comfy Piazza bean bags and settle in for some pre-film entertainment ahead of this season’s selection of family films on the outdoor Superscreen at Perth’s own free community cinema. Find out more here.

Yagan Square Live

Yagan Square | Every Thursday and Friday from 6.30pm until May

Take a moment and immerse yourself in a vibrant showcase of talent and diversity every Thursday and Friday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm throughout March to May. Find out more here.

West Perth Movie Night

Old Observatory, West Perth | 1 March

The City of Perth invite you to a kick the long weekend off in style at a free outdoor cinema screening of the highly popular ‘Barbie’ movie!

Bring your own picnic and rug, or a low back chair and enjoy this screening amongst the surrounds of West Perth’s beautiful heritage listed, Old Observatory. Find out more here

Twilight Food Market 

Forrest Place | Fridays from 4:30pm 

The city’s biggest street food market is back at it with over 30 food stalls to choose from, a live DJ and plenty of seating. Dig in from 4:30pm - the perfect after work meal!   

Piazza Summer of Sport | Australia V New Zealand

Northbridge Piazza | 29 February to 4 March

Gear up for the enthralling Test cricket match between Australia and New Zealand, set to unfold from February 29th to March 4th, streaming live from Cello Basis Reserve. Find out more here.

WA Made Film Festival 2024

Palace Cinemas Raine Square | Now until 3 March

Over 70 WA-made feature films, short films, and documentaries will take centre stage at this year’s WA Made Film Festival, including twelve films made exclusively for the festival as part of its Get Smart! Presented by Buy West Eat Best smartphone filmmaking competition. Find out more here.

Summer Toddlerfest at Scitech

Scitech | 10 February until 4 March

Get ready to race, climb, jump and crawl in Scitech's ‘Little things that Move’ festival, with a series of fun activities to help develop muscles, balance and coordination. Find out more here.

High Tea at Spring

Spring restaurant | Every Sunday

Indulge in an array of dishes served over three courses with a further selection of bottomless Sparkling, Mimosa’s, Bellini’s and Spritz Cocktails - select beers and wines available too! Find out more here

Pirate Life, Varnish and Caballitos are also now open on Sundays! 

Family Tour: WA Dinosaurs

WA Museum Boola Bardip | Sundays 11.30am - 12.30pm

Enjoy a one-hour dinosaur tour where you will learn about different species, marvel at gargantuan life-sized models and meet our Augmented Reality resident. Find out more here

Australian Geographic: Our Country 360° Cinematic Experience

Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre | Now until 3 March

Our Country is a multi-sensory experience that provides a never-before-seen perspective on Australia’s breathtaking wilderness, celebrating the grandeur and diversity of Australia’s wild places and backed by the sounds of nature. Buy tickets here here.  

Coming up in February

  • Under the Same Sun concert on 2 March
  • Fairlanes Concert on 8 March
  • Free Family Flicks until 17 March
  • City Feast on 23 March


  • 3-hour Free Parking on Weekends & Public Holidays (CPP Cultural Centre, CPP Pier Street and CPP His Majesty‚Äôs)
  • FREE Night Parking from 6pm, 7 days a week
  • $13 All-Day Weekday Parking at select car parks

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