Five unmissable activities to enjoy in Perth this Spring 

Emerge from your winter hibernation and hop into spring, as Perth heralds in the change of season with vibrant celebrations.

Candice Schwager
September 7, 2019
Arts & Events

Perth Openair Cinema

The American Express Open Air Cinema is returning under the stars, bringing the greatest films to Ozone Reserve. With freshly-cooked middle eastern cuisine From Sultan Pepper, a fully-stocked bar and a range of comfortable seating options, you don't want to miss out on this unforgettable cinema experience.

When: Wednesday September 4th to Sunday October 6th

Where: Ozone Reserve - 1 Adelaide Terrace East Perth WA 6004

Price: From $17

Find the program here.  

Photo sourced from the Perth Openair Cinema Facebook page

Kings parks festival

Throughout September, Kings Park and Botanic Gardens will be celebrating its 56th year of incredible wildflowers, plant life and culture of Western Australia. There will be many events including: guided walks and talks, outdoor exhibitions, art installations, wellness events, family activities and photography displays. 

When: Sunday September 1st to Monday September 30th

Where: Kings Park & Botanic Gardens - Fraser Avenue Perth WA 6000

Price: Free

For more information visit

2019 Perth Royal Show

WA's biggest annual community event is back bigger than ever. With an amazing array of over 55 live world class shows each and everyday for free, not to mention the fun and daring rides, showbags, food vendors and more, there's something for everyone at the Perth Royal Show.

When: Saturday September 28th to Saturday October 5th

Where: Claremont Showgrounds 1 - Graylands Road, Claremont WA 6010

Price: Adults from $28 | Children (aged 5 to 15) from $14 | Children under 4 years old FREE | Concession from $17 | Family from $65

To plan your visit, head to 

Photo sourced from the Perth Royal Show Facebook page

The Colour Run Perth

Pick up your running shoes as the Perth Colour Run is back for 2019. The five kilometre un-timed event is perfect for all ages, whether you’re a first time runner or an athlete - it doesn't matter! It is all about having fun. Don’t forget to wear white, as you will be covered head to toe in coloured powder at each kilometre mark. The fun doesn’t stop there, after the run it continues at the Finish Festival. 

When: Sunday October 20th 930am to 1pm 

Where: Claremont Showgrounds - 1 Graylands Rd Claremont WA 6010

Price: Adults (18+) $67 

Youth (aged 5 to 17) $50 

Team (4 or more people) $58pp

Find more information visit head to the website.

Perth Fashion Festival Perth

Back for its 21st year, the Perth Fashion Festival will be showcasing local, national and international designers across six incredible runway events. Back bigger and brighter, the festival will exhibit its rich and diverse history. 

When: Thursday September 5th to Saturday September 21st

Where: Yagan Square, Perth

Price: From $49

Get your tickets here.

Main image sourced from The Colour Run Facebook page.

Candice Schwager

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