Performing Arts in Perth

Fringe World Festival

If you’re challenged by nudity, offended by swearing and hate being drawn from the audience into a show, look away now. Perth’s cheekiest arts festival, Fringe World originated in 2011 and is already third biggest i…
Art in Perth

Perth International Arts Festival

Artists such as Laurie Anderson, Dead Can Dance and Sleater-Kinney perform alongside top local talent. Held over 25 days, it spans theatre, classical music, jazz, visual arts, dance, film and literature. Worth sched…
Cultural in Perth

Kings Park Festival

Held throughout September to coincide with the wildflower displays, the festival includes live music every Sunday, guided walks and talks.
Sports in Perth

Perth Cup

New Year's Day sees Perth's biggest day at the races, with the party people heading to 'Tentland' for DJs and daiquiris.
Art in Perth

Awesome International Festival for Bright Young Things

This 13-day contemporary-arts festival celebrates young creativity with exhibitions, film, theatre, dance and wacky instruments. It strikes a balance between international performers and audience participation.
Fireworks in Perth

Australia Day Skyworks

Around 250,000 people come down to the riverside for a whole day of family entertainment, culminating in a 30-minute firework display at 8pm.
Fair in Perth

Perth Royal Show

A week of funfair rides, spun sugar and show bags full of plastic junk. Oh, and farm animals.
Music in Perth

Listen Out

A one-day festival of international and local purveyors of danceable beats.
LGBT in Perth


Pride WA runs this 10-day festival, which culminates in the Pride Parade.