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…
Food & Drink in Margaret River Wine Region

Margaret River Gourmet Escape

From Rick Stein, Nigella Lawson and Heston Blumenthal to MasterChef's George Calombaris and Matt Preston, the Gourmet Escape food and wine festival attracts the big names in global and Australian cuisine. Look forwa…
Environmental in Broome

Sea Grass Monitoring

Every three months or so volunteers walk out onto the mudflats of Roebuck Bay to monitor the sea grass that marine creatures such as dugongs and turtles depend on. All are welcome and no experience is necessary. Bri…
Music in Derby

Boab Festival

Concerts, mud footy, horse and mud-crab races, poetry readings, art exhibitions and street parades. Try to catch the Long Table dinner out on the mudflats.
Sports in Wyndham

Wyndham Races

One of the oldest continual country race meetings in Australia provides a chance to frock up and have some fun with the locals.
Religious in Fremantle

Blessing of the Fleet

An October tradition since 1948, this event was brought to Fremantle by immigrants from Molfetta, Italy. It includes the procession of the Molfettese Our Lady of Martyrs statue (carried by men) and the Sicilian Mado…
Carnival in Marble Bar

Marble Bar Cup

Come the first weekend in July, the sleepy town swells to 10 times its normal size for a weekend of drinking, gambling, fashion crime, country music, nudie runs and horse racing known as the Marble Bar Cup. The cara…
Cultural in Dampier Peninsula

Ardi Festival

Annual celebration of Ardi culture featuring music, food and art at Lombadina community. Check the dates with the Broome Visitor Centre as the timing of this fledgling festival varies each year. Drug and alcohol fre…
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…
Food & Drink in Broome

Staircase to the Moon

Food and market stalls set up at Town Beach for three nights every month between March and October to celebrate the Staircase to the Moon.