Family Friendly Events for March

Perth is now heading into Autumn, which means (hopefully!) some cooler weather to get out and enjoy our fair city. If you’re looking for family-friendly events and activities for the month of March, then Buggybuddys has you covered! Check out our list of fun events around Perth from live performances, sports events and educational fun and more with something for everyone to enjoy.


Sculpture By The Sea, Cottesloe 2019

Friday, 1 March to Monday, 18 March, 6am to 8pm
Cottesloe Beach, Marine Parade, Cottesloe


Sculpture by the Sea returns to Cottesloe Beach for its 15th annual exhibition. Over 70 sculptures from across the world will transform Perth’s most famous beach into a sculpture park that overlooks the Indian Ocean. Come join us at one of the world’s largest free to the public events!

When: 1 – 18 March 2019

Where: Cottesloe Beach, Perth, Western Australia

More info:

Baldivis Parks Lanterns Markets March 2019

Friday, 1 March, 5pm to 8pm
Baldivis Parks Playground, Baldivis Road, Baldivis 


Baldivis Parks Lanterns Market
Friday 1st March | 5pm – 8pm
Baldivis Park Estate
Daintree Street, Baldivis

Join us for a family friendly market at the Baldivis Parks Estate! There will be handmade stalls, gourmet food vans, live entertainment along with free children’s activities.

Movies in the Park – Incredibles 2

Friday, 1 March, 7.30pm to 10pm
Faulkner Park, Progress Way, Cloverdale 


The City of Belmont is pleased to invite you to our FREE series of Movies In The Park, presented by Perth Airport!

Bring a blanket or chair, pack a picnic and come along to a screening of family hit ‘Incredibles 2’ at Faulkner Park.

Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back in Incredibles 2 – but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life.

No tickets are required. This movie will include subtitles to be accessible for all members of our community. 

Music in the Park Concert #2

Saturday, 2 March, 5.30pm to 8.30pm
Mawson Park, Mawson Crescent, Hillarys


Come on down to the City’s FREE Music in the Park concert at Mawson Park in Hillarys for a chilled family night out.

Pack a picnic and kick back to the soothing sounds of ARIA-nominated duo Mama Kin Spender, backed by the WAAPA Gospel Choir Also performing on the evening are The Hunting Birds – a captivating five-piece band whose genre-defying sound blends heartfelt folk qualities with exhilarating rock energy.

There’ll be free children’s activities and delicious food trucks on-site too! Mark this one in your diary, you won’t want to miss it!

This event is proudly supported by Healthway promoting the Make Smoking History WA message, Key Event Partner Realmark Whitfords and Media Partners Joondalup-Wanneroo Times/Weekender and Nova 937

For further information visit

BYO Picnic from 5.00pm | Concert starts 6.00pm

Hyde Park Fair

Sunday, 3 March & Monday, 4 March, 10am to 5.30pm
Hyde Park, corner William & Vincent Street, North Perth

Join us on the 3rd and 4th March 2019 for High Fashion at Hyde Park | Live Entertainment | International Food | Arts & Crafts | Markets | Rides | Car Shows | Community Displays | Live Art Activities so much more!

Clean Up Australia Day – City of Cockburn

Sunday, 3 March, 9am to 11am
Progress Drive, Bibra Lake 


**Sustainable Living Series 2019**
Registration essential

Join in our community clean up of Bibra Lake to remove litter from our environment.

Morning tea, water, sunscreen and all clean-up equipment provided.
Please wear long trousers, closed in shoes, hat and bring a drink bottle.

Meet at Bibra Lake car park on the corner of Gwilliam Drive and Progress Drive.
Want to clean up your local patch? Register a different site with Clean Up Australia and let us know your plans by calling 08 9411 3444. We can provide clean-up equipment and morning tea supplies.

Point Walter Concert

Sunday, 3 March, 4.30pm to 8.30pm
Point Walter Reserve, Honour Avenue, Bicton 


It wouldn’t be our summer events season without our ever-popular
Point Walter concert!

This year’s headline acts include the All Star Supergroup Tribute Band, who will perform tributes of seven of the world’s biggest acts including David Bowie, Blondie, Robbie Williams, Dire Straits, Oasis, Madonna and the Rolling Stones; and AViiDA, a Perth powerhouse duo who smashed their way through 2015’s The Voice.

There will be plenty of other activities for the whole family, including face painting, a bouncy castle and various pop-up information stalls to visit, as well as plenty of food trucks and a popcorn and fairy floss stall to satisfy rumbling tummies.

South Perth Community Market

Sunday, 3 March, 9am to 4pm
Windsor Park, Mill Point Road, South Perth 


Held in the beautiful Windsor Park next to Perth Zoo from 9am – 4pm the first Sunday of each month, South Perth Community Market is a vibrant hub of activity with a wonderful selection of handpicked stallholders, food, art, fun activities for the kids and so much more!

Entry is FREE and all are welcome – including your beloved dog!

In this relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, you can mingle with Perth’s awesome makers and creators.

There’s a wonderful range of handcrafted wares on display, from fashion & jewellery for the whole family to original giftware & homewares and unique arts & crafts. It’s a great place to find that special gift or maybe something for yourself!

While you’re shopping up a storm, grab a coffee or smoothie, sausage sizzle, and enjoy the atmosphere with smooth vibes from resident DJ Vince and local live music talent. The kids can also get stuck into interactive crafty activities.

There’s something for everyone at South Perth Community Market. Pop down with your friends and family and enjoy all that the local community has to offer.

Collision Festival – A Free Youth Festival 

Sunday, 3 March, 12pm to 10pm
YMCA HQ, 60A Frame Court, Leederville 


Collision Festival is coming to the heart of Leederville! 🙌🏻

We’re ready to tear the roof off, so save the date on Sunday 3 March 2019! (Labour Day long weekend). Did we mention entry is 100% FREE!? 🤩

✅ 3 Stages – Featuring 💥💥 
Spacey Jane / Arno Faraji / Superego FKA POW Negro / Bace Kadet / Demon Days / Young Robin / Greesy & DJ Bee-Ray / Your Girl Pho / IZZAR / Calm Collected / Homebrand / Grace Armstrong / Jamilla / Dan Howls / MALi JO$E / Butter / Hearts Apart / King Mantis / METAXIS / Sowdy / Kahali & Jippy / S6ixpencesoko / Talking Trash / Superhighway / Escapist / Knomad & 0.212 / Lucid Reality / Scorch / MYZPHYT / Young Dersch / Shenae / Jasper
✅ Dance battles
✅ Street Performers
✅ Speakers & Workshops
✅ Skate Comps & Demos
✅ Market Stalls
✅ Food Trucks

Proudly Supported By
Lotterywest Murdoch Uni YMCA WA Drug Aware City of Vincent

Autumn Harvest Festival 

Monday, 4 March, 11am to 4pm
Gary Holland Centre, Kent Street, Rockingham 


The Autumn Harvest Festival is a unique event to the Rockingham calendar. The festival provides local artists, bakers, makers, designers and photographers with an opportunity to showcase their works in a family friendly atmosphere.

The event takes place on the Labour Day public holiday and will host a variety of FREE children’s activities!

Face Painting • Roaming Fairy • Craft Table

There will also be a range of food vendor’s, live music and seating areas.

Piara Waters Messy Play

Tuesday, 5 March, 10am to 11am
Rossiter Pavillion, 16 Tuberose Road, Piara Waters 


⭐️🐒 Messy/Multi Sensory Play Experience for children aged 6 months to 4 years…. Bring your little Monkeys and let’s get MESSY! 🐒⭐️

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Thursday, 7 March to Sunday, 17 March
His Majesty’s Theatre, 825 Hay Street, Perth 


Following hot on the wobbly heels of the box office hit The Play That Goes Wrong, Mischief Theatre brings its triumphant disaster Peter Pan Goes Wrong from London’s West End to Australia.

Nominated for an Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, Peter Pan Goes Wrong turns the J.M. Barrie classic, Peter Pan, into ‘a joyous masterclass of physical comedy and general disaster’ (London Evening Standard).

Once again the much-loved members of The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society battle against technical hitches, flying mishaps and cast disputes with hilarious and disastrous results.

Will they ever make it to Neverland?

Merredin Twilight International Food Festival

Friday, 8 March, 6pm to 9pm
Cummins Theatre, 31 Bates Street, Merredin


The Twilight Food Festival is one of Merredin’s biggest community events. Every year Harmony Week is celebrated with a big festival in Merredin that is all about food from different countries. With people from so many different nationalities now calling Merredin home, the festival is a great opportunity to try all sorts of different foods from all over the world!

Jazz on the Rocks  

Friday, 8 March, 6pm to 10pm
Quarry Amphitheatre, 1 Waldron Drive, City Beach 


The Mace Francis Orchestra is back at the Quarry joined by vocalists Victoria Newton and Annie Mitchell. Expect a night a classic big band swing from jazz greats Count Basie and Duke Ellington. This 18-piece big band will be joined by the Swing It! Dancers showing off the beautiful synergy of jazz and dance. Be ready to tap your toes, clap your hands and join us on the dance floor for Jazz on The Rocks… Opening will be the Harry Mitchell Quartet.. Experience the magic: Picnic at sunset with an unforgettable night of world class jazz under the stars.

To make your experience more enjoyable byo own picnic and drinks, low beach/concert chairs (no wider than 52cm please), mosquito repellent and something warm to wear in case it gets cool. Enjoy the delights of our licensed Limestone Café.

The Quarry Amphitheatre is proudly a NO SMOKING venue.

Dinner at Dusk – Joondalup 

Friday, 8 March, 5.30pm to 8.30pm
Neil Hawkins Park, 200 Boas Avenue, Joondalup 


Join us for our first Dinner at Dusk at Neil Hawkins Park in Joondalup for a night under the stars with the best range of food trucks, live music and an ambience you will love.

Bring a blanket and set up with family and friends on the grass, or take up a seat at one of our complimentary tables and chairs. We cant wait to see you there. Ample parking for those traveling from other areas too.

LEGO Challenge Free Play

Saturday, 9 March, 1.30pm to 2.30pm
Town of Victoria Park Library, 27 Sussex Street, East Victoria Park


Kids aged five to 12 years old are invited to come along on the second Saturday of every month from 1.30–2.30pm to explore their creativity and make new friends.
There will be a new challenge each month, so come join in!
Bookings are essential and all LEGO will be provided.
This is a free play session (staff will be on hand to assist) and all children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Movie in the Park

Saturday, 9 March, 5pm to 9pm
Robert Thompson Reserve, Benara Road, Noranda 


Pack a picnic and enjoy a free movie in the park as the sun goes down. This family-friendly community event will include free activities and entertainment for children.

Pinjarra Twilight Markets 

Saturday, 9 March, 5pm to 8pm
Edenvale Homestead, 1 George Street, Pinjarra 


After the great success of our first Twilight Market we are back again, lots of stalls, a few food trucks and entertainment. See you there!

Perth Japan Festival 2019

Saturday, 9 March, 11am to 6pm
Forrest Place, Wellington Street, Perth

Japanese cultural festival as well as you can enjoy Japanese foods and items.

Bowls, Burgers and Beats!

Saturday, 9 March, 6pm to 10.30pm
Bayswater Bowling and Recreation Club, 58 Murray Street, Bayswater 


Join us for a night of social bowls, delicious burgers and beats from The Time Doctors that will get you on your feet, all in support of youth mental health!

Bowls, Burgers and Beats is part of the fantastic 2019 Hawaiian Ride for Youth, a 700km, five-day ride from Albany to Perth happening this March, and all funds raised will go towards Youth Focus, a non-profit organisation that supports the mental health of young people throughout WA.

Suicide is the biggest killer of young people in Western Australia. Youth Focus works tirelessly to reduce the rates of anxiety, depression and suicide among young people. Money raised from this event and the ride will go towards delivering free front-line counselling services and education programs in our community.

This event is hosted at the Bayswater Bowling and Recreation Club by Glenn De Francesch, Belinda Giles and their ‘Ride for Youth’ teammates from Shadforth Financial Services.

Prices are $40 individuals, $70 couples and kids are free! Includes bowling tournament, one burger and live band performance. Cash bar is available!
Purchase your tickets here:

Further information about the Ride for Youth can be found at

We hope to see you there!

A Night on Bay View

Saturday, 9 March, 5pm to 8pm
Claremont Park, Bay View Terrace, Claremont 


Enjoy an elegant evening of songs and symphony as the Town of Claremont presents A Night on Bay View performed by the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

Prepare to be serenaded by popular highlights of classical Viennese music from some of the most loved composers of all time, including Mozart and Johann Strauss. WASO will be joined on stage by internationally acclaimed vocalist Fiona Campbell for a soaring performance of Climb Ev’ry Mountain (The Sound of Music) among other classical favourites, for an unforgettable evening of extraordinary music.

This is a free event. 

Coogee Live 2019

Saturday, 9 March & Sunday, 10 March, 10am to 10pm
Socrates Park, Socrates Parade, Coogee


Coogee Live festival is back in 2019 with more mermaids, activities, live music, interactive art, cultural experiences, workshops, food trucks and entertaining performances!

Set along the gorgeous Coogee Beach, Coogee Beach Reserve and Omeo Park, the festival has something for everyone over two big days.

Coogee Live is a FREE event and most workshops are either free to participate or low cost.

Full program and all information will be available at the Coogee Live website in January:

Teddy Bears Picnic at Perth Zoo

Sunday, 10 March, 10am to 3pm
Perth Zoo, 20 Labourchere Road, South Perth


Bring your family and join in the fun at Perth Zoo’s Teddy Bears’ Picnic.

There’ll be loads to keep the kids entertained. Think lions and tigers and bears… oh my! Get your little one dolled up with some airbrush face and body art, enjoy our pirate castle or settle down with some storytelling. Play with our fairies and pirates and meet lots of other roving characters.

Head into Wonderland, where you’ll fine giant games and some beary special guests to play with.

This annual event helps raise awareness of threatened species like the Sun Bears, who are severely affected by habitat destruction, poaching and the restaurant trade in Southeast Asia.

Just by attending you are making a difference. So come along and support the Sun Bears, join the fun and don’t forget your teddy!

Kids aged 4 – 15 are just $2.
Little ones under 4 and teddies are free!

$2 tickets can only be purchased on the day via the main entrance gate.

Zoo Members (with cards) receive free express entry between 9:00am – 11:00am via Gate 3.

Buy a Bale For Our Farmers – Sausage Sizzle Fundraiser

Sunday, 10 March, 10am to 3pm
The Beef Shed, 26 Pavers Circle, Malaga


As many of our regular customers would know we have had some troubles sourcing some of our most popular lines.
The Beef Shed has come together to put a sausage sizzle fundraiser in place to help raise money to buy bales of hay for the live stock and farmers who are still struggling.
The Beef Shed will buy as many bales of hay as possible with each and every cent of what has been raised.

Sunshine Beach Run 2019

Sunday, 10 March, 7am to 10am
City Beach


The Sunshine Beach Run is a 1km, 3km and 5km soft sand beach run and family day out with food stalls and market stalls down at beautiful City Beach raising funds and awareness for Red Nose so they can continue to provide bereavement and education services and research into the causes of miscarriage, stillbirth and SIDS.

City of Perth – De Cuba Son Live

Sunday, 10 March, 5pm to 7pm
Northbridge Piazza, 44 Lake Street, Northbridge



Lead by Cuban migrant Arvis Mena, De Cuba Son perform exciting Cuban music incorporating traditional rhythms like Rumba, Son, Salsa and much more. Born in Havana, Arvis grew up listening to the sounds of many iconic bands such as Irakere and Buena Vista Social Club, plus all the Rumba played around his neighbourhood in Havana City. Since relocating to Western Australia, he has formed a wonderful band with some of the best Latin players around that are helping him shape the unique rhythmic sounds of De Cuba Son.

De Cuba Son are the first performance in the City of Perth’s four part Horizons Sunday Concert Series taking place 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st March 2019 in Northbridge Piazza, celebrating the cultural diversity of Western Australia.

Super Senses

Monday, 11 March, 9.30am to 11am
Waterford Plaza, corner Manning Road & Kent Street, Bentley 


Super Senses
2nd Monday of Each Month
9:30am to 11am

Happening in the in the IGA mall, run by the wonderful Gowrie WA staff.

Join in on the awesome fun with Sensory exploration with great activities and experiences for children to get hands-on and explore their 5 senses. Activities change each month. We’d love to see you there!

City of Vincent – Bike City, Great City – Transition Town Vincent Movie Night

Monday, 11 March, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Paddington Ale House, 141 Scarborough Beach Road, Mount Hawthorn 


Less than 2% of Australians ride bicycles as a regular mode of transport. Yet two-thirds say they want to ride more often. What’s stopping them?

Canadian film Bike City, Great City is an uplifting ride through cities that are embracing the bicycle as a liberating, convenient and healthy way to get where you want to go.

This lively independent film shares stories from North America and beyond, showing there’s much Australia can learn about welcoming bicycling and creating happier, healthier cities.

Great cities for cycling, are better places for everyone.

Watch the trailer:

A selection of short films will screen before Bike City, Great City. We’re also delighted to be joined by guest speaker – bike campaigner and blogger Tim Burns of Bicycle Perth.

Event Details

*The film starts at 6.30pm. You’re welcome to arrive at any time.
*We supply some cushions, if you want to bring your own you are most welcome to.
*No need to print your ticket.
*Food and drink is available for purchase at The Paddo.
*Children are welcome to attend if accompanied by a parent or guardian. The film screening area is separate from the bar area.

Transition Town Vincent film nights are run by volunteers. A suggested donation of $5 is appreciated to help cover the costs of screening rights.

With thanks to The Paddington Ale House for providing the venue.

For more information about Transition Town Vincent visit

City of Rockingham – International Food Festival

Friday, 15 March, 5pm to 9pm

Village Green, Flinders Lane, Rockingham 


As part of the City’s Summer Series of free, family-friendly, smoke-free and alcohol-free events, the International Food Festival is back for 2019! Enjoy flavours from around the world from over 20 food vendors and a range of live multicultural performances throughout the evening.

Whether you like sweet or savoury, there will be wide range of tasty cuisine to choose from including Japanese, Spanish, French, Italian, Nepalese, American, Vietnamese, Lebanese plus more.

The event will feature exciting multicultural performances by the Rockingham Filipino Dancers, Peel Multicultural Association and Yonga Boys. There will also be roaming entertainment by Akwaaba Drumming and belly dancers.

Free children’s activities include creating a peg doll, family banner, and paper lantern.

Bus route 555 services will be extended to 10pm, operating on a 15 minute frequency.

For more information on the event, please contact the City on 9528 0333 or email [email protected]

Dinner at Dusk – Balcatta 

Friday, 15 March, 5.30pm to 8.30pm

Rickman Delawney Reserve, Rickman Street, Balcatta


Join us for our first Dinner at Dusk at Rickman Delawney Reserve in Balcatta for a night under the stars with the best range of food trucks, live music and an ambience you will love.
Bring a blanket and set up with family and friends on the grass, or take up a seat at one of our complimentary tables and chairs. We cant wait to see you there. Ample parking for those traveling from other areas too.

Channel 7 Mandurah Crab Fest 2019

Saturday, 16 March & Sunday, 17 March, 10am to 1pm

Eastern Foreshore, Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah 


Join us for the largest free community event in Western Australia showcasing lifestyle, location, culture and talent in celebration of Mandurah and our native Blue Manna crab!

Enjoy fresh food, live music, performances, children’s entertainment, competitions, cooking demonstrations, celebrities… and more!

This year the waterways are open so bring your boat, cruise down in style and get front row seats to the Saturday night fireworks and live music on Sunday.

If you want a taste of Mandurah this is the festival for you!

This festival is for crabs and people only – please leave your pets at home.

Montaigne at Channel 7 Mandurah Crab Fest 

Saturday, 16 March, 7.45pm to 8.30pm

Eastern Foreshore, Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah 


Join us for a free, all ages gig featuring Montaigne!

Plus plenty of yummy food, celebrities, cooking demonstrations, family fun and entertainment beforehand with fireworks afterwards!

The Channel 7 Mandurah Crab Fest showcases lifestyle, location, culture and talent in celebration of Mandurah and our native Blue Manna crab!

If you want a taste of Mandurah this is the festival for you!

This festival is for crabs and people only – please leave your pets at home. For more event info visit

Perth Gluten Free Expo

Saturday, 16 March & Sunday, 17 March, 9am to 4pm

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, 21 Mountsbay Road, Perth


The Perth Gluten Free Expo offers the biggest collection of Gluten Free food providers, Gluten Free food trucks and experts.

The Expo offers a great opportunity to discover, taste and buy everything that’s new in Gluten Free foods. You can also pay a visit to their brand new ‘Free From’ and Vegan area. ​

There will be cooking demonstrations and a dedicated education stage where attendees can hear from leading dietitians and medical practitioners sharing the latest developments in diet, coeliac disease management and research.

With plenty of samples and show specials on offer you don’t want to miss out on the 2019 Perth Gluten Free Expo!

Astrofest Perth 2019

Saturday, 16 March, 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Curtin Stadium – Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley


Astrofest is back in 2019 with an astronomcally awesome event the whole family will enjoy!

Taking place at Curtin Stadium on Saturday the 16th of March, this astronomy festival of epic proportions will be an engaging celebration of Australian science.

As well as optical and radio telescopes observing throughout the day and night, Astrofest will feature a myriad of interesting, engaging and exciting indoor and outdoor activities for the whole family.

There will also be many different telescopes to try out, or you can bring your own for some expert advice in getting the most out of it. Bring an early supper and make yourself comfortable in the picnic area.


Please note that children under the age of 13 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times while attending Astrofest 2019. Thank you!

St. Patrick’s Festival WA

Saturday, 16 March, 10am to 6pm

Leederville Oval, Vincent Street, Leederville


St Patricks Day Parade & Festival WA. Leederville streets and Oval.
Save the date and event to be part of the Largest Parade in our Southern Hemisphere 3 years running…

St. Patrick’s Day Parade 

Saturday, 16 March, 9am to 12pm

Leederville Parade, Leederville


Come and join the Irish Setter Club of WA at the Perth St. Patrick’s day parade in Leederville!

Dress to the nines in your best green attire and don’t forget about your furry irish lads and lasses!

Afterwards we shall meet for a social gathering to mingle after the festivities!

More information to come closer to the date.

Global Beats & Eats 2019

Saturday, 16 March, 4pm to 9.30pm

Paloma Park, corner Mirrabooka Avenue & Rawlinson Drive, Marangaroo


Feel the beat and feed your soul with fantastic tunes and food from around the world at the City of Wanneroo’s fan favourite, Global Beats & Eats.

On Saturday 16 March, Paloma Park in Marangaroo will transform into a family fiesta for foodies and a mecca for music lovers, with headline act and Aussie roots royalty The Beautiful Girls taking centre stage.

Since forming in 2001, The Beautiful Girls have wooed fans of roots, reggae and alt rock the world over. Five studio albums and several world tours later, The Beautiful Girls will get Marangaroo Park pumping with their potent melting pot of reggae and funk-infused tunes.

A host of other awesome acts flesh out an awesome line-up, including king of groove Ash Grunwald and blues crooner Mia Dyson. Blending street funk and Nigerian Afrobeat, and hot on the heels of their latest record Commandments, Melbourne seven-piece band The Seven Ups will bring the funk, while Perth’s own alt-folk staple Riley Pearce is set to deliver laid-back, breezy feels.

A sizzling buffet of pop, indie, alt-rock and roots awaits, Global Beats & Eats is a FREE family-friendly event – but tickets are essential! Be sure to book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets will be available exclusively to City of Wanneroo residents online from 9am Monday 18 February 2019.

Any remaining tickets will open to the General Public at 9am Friday 1 March.

For more information, visit

There is a maximum of four (4) adult tickets and six (6) child tickets per residential address. NOTE: Children 12 years and younger require a Child ticket and must be accompanied by a guardian.

Global Beats & Eats is proudly brought to you by the City of Wanneroo.

The City of Wanneroo would like to thank sponsors Channel 9 and Joondalup-Wanneroo Times/Weekender.

Town of Cambridge – Cambridge Street Festival

Saturday, 16 March, 3pm to 8pm

Cambridge Street, Wembley


The always popular Cambridge Street Festival returns on Saturday 16th of March 2019 along Cambridge Street (between Simper & Jersey Streets) and is FREE to attend.

The fun starts at 3pm and during the afternoon family & friends can enjoy a program of entertainment including live music, street theatre, pop up stalls offering handmade & unique products, community exhibits, roaming performers and gourmet food vans.

The festival also includes a range of free children’s activities such as face painting, interactive craft activities, giant games, mini golf and amusement rides.

The fun will continue till 8pm, so come along with the whole family – there’s sure to be something to please all ages.

Entry is FREE.

Saturday 16 March, 3pm to 8pm
Cambridge Street, Wembley
between Simper & Jersey Street

City of Stirling – Community Board Games

Saturday, 16 March, 3pm to 11pm

Bob Daniels Community Centre, 895 Beaufort Street, Inglewood 


Do you enjoy playing board games?

Come along with your family or friends, bring your favourite board games and some snacks – stay for an hour or two, or longer into the evening.

Enjoy meeting new people and have fun playing an old favourite or learning a new board game.

Josh Pyke at Channel 7 Mandurah Crab Fest

Sunday, 17 March, 3pm to 3.45pm

Eastern Foreshore, Mandurah Terrace, Mandurah


Join us for a free, all ages, gig featuring Josh Pyke!

Plus plenty of yummy food, celebrities, cooking demonstrations, family fun and entertainment.

The Channel 7 Mandurah Crab Fest showcases lifestyle, location, culture and talent in celebration of Mandurah and our native Blue Manna crab!

This year the waterways are open so cruise down in the dinghy and get front row seats to the live gigs.

If you want a taste of Mandurah this is the festival for you!

This festival is for crabs and people only – please leave your pets at home. For more event info visit

Holi 2019, The Festival of Colours

Sunday, 17 March, 11am to 5pm

Supreme Court Gardens, Barrack Street, Perth


Holi 2019, The Festival of Colours on Sunday 17 March 2019 from 11 am to 5 pm at Supreme Court Gardens, Perth.
Free Event. Colours & Food Stalls. DJ & Dances. Games & Free Prizes. Rides & Water Slides. Picnic atmosphere. All are welcome. Smoke-free & alcohol-free family event.

City of Swan – Ballajura Harmony Day 2019

Sunday, 17 March, 12pm to 4pm

Karijini Oval, Snowdonia Court, Ballajura 


|| Ballajura Harmony Day 2019 ||

This FREE event is brought to you by the City of Swan. Come along for a fun family event with free activities, cultural performances and entertainment for all ages.
– Inflatable Amusements
– Cuddly animals
– Stalls
– Purchase foods from around the world
– Family entertainment
– Free water truck (bring your own container)

More info to come on parking, stalls and entertainment. Just click Interested or Going on the event to keep updated.

City of Stirling – Carine Community Fair 2019

Sunday, 17 March, 10am to 4pm

Carine Open Space, Beach Road, Carine


The 31st Carine Community Fair will be held on Sunday 17 March 2019!

Check out our website –
Community Stalls
Market Stalls
Kids Rides/Amusements
Free Live Entertainment
Food & Drinks Stalls
And Lots Lots More!!

The Fair has grown to become one of the major annual events in the northern suburbs. It is designed to give community groups with limited resources an opportunity to raise their own funds which otherwise may not have been possible. Organisations which have benefited in the past by using the Fair as a means of supplementing their own fund raising efforts include scouting groups, Silver Chain, Motor Neurone Disease Association, Red Cross, school P&C’s, junior sporting clubs and the like.

In addition, the event provides participants with an opportunity to engage with a large number of visitors from the surrounding area who are drawn to the Fair to see a variety of fun and interesting attractions in a safe and friendly atmosphere.

The fair has FREE entry but we encourage everyone to donate generously to Rotary’s worthy cause.

City of Perth – The Praashekh Quartet Live

Sunday, 17 March, 5pm to 7pm
Northbridge Piazza, 44 Lake Street, Northbridge



Led by dazzling Indian sarod virtuoso Praashekh Borkar, The Praashekh Quartet push the edges of the Indian raga tradition into new and vibrant improvisational spheres. Borkar is considered one of India’s leading younger generation musicians, and is e-sarod is joined by Vick Ramakrishnan (tabla), Mark Cain (reed instruments), and Wayan Dana (bass).

The Praashekh Quartet is the second performance in the City of Perth’s four part Horizons Sunday Concert Series taking place 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st March 2019 in Northbridge Piazza, celebrating the cultural diversity of Western Australia.

Paws in the Park – Dog & Pet Market

Sunday, 17 March, 10am to 3pm

Harrisdale Pavillion, 83 Gracefield Boulevard, Harrisdale 


Pack up your pooch or pet and head to Paws in the Park!

A fun day filled with dog & pet stalls, activities, entertainment and food trucks.

There will be free demonstrations throughout the day for your entertainment as well as your chance to WIN your four legged friend a prize by entering one of our free competitions.

You would be barking mad to miss it!

Pup-arazzi Competition
Snap yourself at the Paws in the Park event and tag @littlemarketplaceperth and hashtag #pawsinthepark and visit the Little Market Place tent to collect a lucky dip prize.

Best Dressed Dog Competition
Parade your pup in it’s best dressed attire for your chance to win a dog hamper worth over $100. Visit the Little Market Place tent to get snapped and voting for the Best Dressed Dog will commence the next day via Facebook.

Doggie Etiquette
Please ensure your dog is on a lead at all times.
Dogs coming to Paws in the Park must be fully vaccinated
Please clean up and place your waste in the bins provided.
Please supervise your dogs behaviour carefully. If your dog becomes aggressive, please remove your dog from the event.

Pre-schoolers Morning

Wednesday, 20 March, 10am to 10.30am

Port Coogee Village Shopping Centre, 6 Calypso Parade, North Coogee 


Held Monthly on the 3rd Wednesday

Come on down and join in the fun at Port Coogee Village for our FREE Pre-Schooler Morning.

There will be live entertainment with a fun children’s show with lots of fun games, followed by a Meet ‘n’ Greet. There will also be a themed craft workshop station.

Perth Caravan & Camping Show

Wednesday, 20 March to Sunday, 24 March, 9am to 5pm

Claremont Showground, 1 Greylands Avenue, Claremont 


The annual Perth Caravan & Camping Show is back in 2019 and it is bigger and better than ever!

The show will feature over 400 caravans, 130 camper trailers and more gadgets, gizmos and accessories than you could poke a tent pole at.

Tickets for the 2019 Perth Caravan & Camping show are available to purchase online and includes free transport to and from the Claremont Showground via the Transperth network.

Your adventure starts here!

For more information, click the link below:

Defying Gravity Under the Stars

Friday, 22 March, 7pm to 9pm

Fremantle Arts Centre, 1 Finnerty Street, Fremantle 


Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) beloved percussion ensemble returns to Fremantle Arts Centre for another magical night of music under the stars. Percussion virtuosi Callum Moncrieff (VIC) and Pavan Kumar Hari (WA) lead the skilled group in a repertoire covering ancient and modern percussion masterworks.

Peter Sculthorpe’s How the Stars were Made fills the air with energy and rhythm, Hari’s own A Little Touch of India reveals a dazzling world of sound and action, and Astor Piazzolla’s Tango Suite brings the magic of Latin American dance to life.

Join us for an unforgettable evening of rapturous, energetic percussion.

Fri 22 Mar | 7–9pm | Fremantle Arts Centre | $24 Adults; $15 Concession, Students & Friends of WAAPA | Seated Event | General Admission | Tickets and more info

City of Wanneroo – Bike Week Breakfast 2019

Friday, 22 March, 7am to 9am
Wanneroo Amphitheatre, 23 Dundebar Road, Wanneroo 


Grab your helmet, jump on your bike and head to the Wanneroo Civic Centre on 22 March for the City of Wanneroo’s Bike Week Breakfast.

In celebration of the City’s new Cycle Plan and to promote a healthy, active lifestyle, the Bike Week Breakfast is open to local cyclists of all ages and abilities.

Breakfast will include a bacon and egg roll or fruit option, as well as bottled water and juices. A coffee van will also be on-site for those who wish to purchase hot beverages. Bicycle parking will also be available.

Registration essential by emailing [email protected]

LiveLighter Arab Festival 2019

Saturday, 23 March, 3pm to 9pm

Langley Park, Riverside Drive, Perth 


Arab Festival 2019
Australian Arab Association invite your family and friends and join the celebration on Saturday, March 23, 2019!
Enjoy a day filled with Arabic flavours, sights and sounds! Enjoy unique live performances on the stage. Embark on a culinary tour at the Arab world food court. Shop for little treasures at the bustling souk. Explore fun activities and enjoy the games and rides. Then when you feel like relaxing, visit one of the exhibits on display or just enjoy a unique experience in an Arabian tent sipping some Arabic coffee!

Bedfordale Bush Market 

Saturday, 23 March, 8am to 1pm

Bedfordale Hall, 40 Admiral Road, Bedfordale 


March Market
Reduce Reuse Recycle

8am 1pm
The Bedfordale Hall
40 Admiral road, Bedfordale

Captain Clean Up
Repurposed Craft
Recycling Hub
Clothes Swap
Trash & Treasure Stalls

The Bedfordale Bush Markets are a unique, friendly, community market set amongst the bushland Of Bedfordale. (7 mins up the hill from Armadale)

Kids activities
Recycling hub
Clothes swap
Book swap
Variety of markets stalls including; handmade, wood, crafts, sausage sizzle, wine, food, organic coffee, Allergy friendly food, dog treats, Berkshire Pork, CWA Devonshire Teas, hairdresser, fresh local fruit & veg, local honey, fresh bread, community and non for profit groups, live entertainment.

Follow the signs up Albany hwy

ATM available on The Bedfordale Bush Market Information Stall, located inside the Main Hall.

Parking on site
Disabled parking available
Overflow parking at Southern Hills Christian College
Bedfordale Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade handle the parking please donate a gold coin to our amazing volunteers.

Insect Insights – City of Cockburn 

Saturday, 23 March, 10am to 1pm

The Wetlands Centre, 184 Hope Road, Bibra Lake 


**Sustainable Living Series 2019**
Booking essential – Free

Join Professor Jonathan Majer on an exploration of the wonderful world of insects and how they contribute to the running of our big world.

This event will feature a presentation followed by a walk through the Roe 8 corridor to see how insects can be used as bio-indicators and provide valuable insights into ecological restoration.

Please wear enclosed footwear and a hat. BYO water Bottle. Suitable for children aged 5 years and above.

Colours of ITALY – An Italian Community Festival 

Saturday, 24 March, 9am to 4pm

Stirling Civic Gardens, Cedric Street, Stirling 


Come and enjoy a Celebration of Italian Culture and Heritage at the Stirling Civic Gardens, Cedric Street, Stirling.

The Inaugural event proudly supported by the City of Stirling presents an Italian Festival named “Colours of Italy” to celebrate the rich history of Italians living in WA. It will bring together the Italian community and showcase Italian culture and food to the broader Perth community.

The food festivities will provide traditional Italian cuisine such as an Italian sausage sizzle BBQ breakfast with a cappuccino to start the day (part proceeds of the breakfast will go to Heartkids). There will be lots of pizza, pasta, gelato, coffee and biscotti just to name a few. Plus food demonstrations from our local Italian celebrities and cooks, so we can all learn how to cook like Nonna!

Kids can enjoy lots of amusements such as bubble soccer, bocce, face painting, yard games and much more.

Live entertainment will give our local Italian talents an opportunity to shine, from music including opera singing, dance and theatre to a broad cross-section of the performing arts, all performed on the main stage with the relaxed surrounds for patrons to sit in the grounds and partake of the performances on offer.

Our roving accordion player, will also be mixing it up with young and old throughout the day. There will be a display of Italian luxury vehicles and Italian motor bikes as well as an Italian artisan market.

The day will provide an opportunity to reconnect with families and friends whilst absorbing the Italian culture and history. This event is also a day for our local Italian Clubs in the Stirling area to showcase what they have on offer including delightful sweet treats that are synonymous with their region.

This event is organised and kindly supported by local Italian Clubs in the Stirling Area:
• Laguna Veneto Social & Bocce Club (Dianella)
• Sicilian Club Perth (Balcatta)
• Tuscany Association (Balcatta)
• Vasto Club Casa D’abruzzo (Balcatta)

Proudly supported by Com.It.Es WA.

Perth Weet-Bix Kids TRY-athalon – 2019 Series 

Saturday, 24 March, 7am to 12pm

Terry Tyzack Aquatic Centre – City of Stirling, 62 Alexander Drive, Inglewood


Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon returns to this fantastic venue in the west that provides a great morning out for the whole family! Wordsworth Reserve and the Terry Tyzack Aquatic Centre in Inglewood will wake to thousands of keen TRYathletes on Sunday morning to provide the perfect spot for these Aussie kids to Give it a TRY! Make sure you buy your tickets today!

City of Perth – Crystal Jade / Martin & Coole Live

Sunday, 17 March, 5pm to 7pm
Northbridge Piazza, 44 Lake Street, Northbridge



East meets West with the beautiful Cryastal Jade featuring Stella Huang on yangqin (Chinese hammer dulcimer), Merlin Ma on bamboo flute and Malcolm Mah on double bass. Together they perform an enchanting instrumental blend of traditional oriental music and contemporary Chinese pop tunes.

Crystal Jade / Martin & Coole are the third performance in the City of Perth’s four part Horizons Sunday Concert Series taking place 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st March 2019 in Northbridge Piazza, celebrating the cultural diversity of Western Australia.

World’s Biggest Playgroup Day

Tuesday, 26 March, 10am to 1pm

Whiteman Park, Entry off Lord Street or Beechboro Road, Whiteman 


Playgroup WA are proud to announce that we will be holding the World’s Biggest Playgroup Day in March this year!!

When: Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Where: Whiteman Park
Time: 10.00am to 1.00pm

As always, this is set to be a fantastic event with a whole lot of FREE fun and activities for you and your little one’s. You will be able to enjoy live entertainment, animal encounters, sport, music and craft activities, face-painting and so much more including:

– Brownes’ Dairy Milking Demonstrations and Sample Truck
– African Drumming
– Animal Farm
– Face Painting
– Bouncy Castles
– Singing and Dancing on stage
– Plus more to be announced soon!

Coffee and some food vans will be onsite, but please feel free to bring a blanket and some morning tea for a picnic! And don’t forget your hats, water and sunscreen too (sunscreen will be provided at the main Playgroup WA tent).

Please register your attendance via this link – we can’t wait to see you there!

Pre-Schoolers Morning // Free Event

Tuesday, 26 March, 10am to 11.30am

Kingsway City Shopping Centre, corner Wanneroo Road & Hepburn Avenue, Madeley 


Tuesday 26 February (10am to 11.30am)
** Free to Attend **

We’re excited to announce PrincessEE will be the live entertainment for this months Kingsway City Pre-Schoolers Morning.

Hope to see you all there! Located in the Fountain Food Court.

The #KingswayCity Pre-Schooler Morning events are held monthly on the 4th Tuesday of each month, so make sure to mark the dates down on your calendar and we look forward to welcoming you!

Pre-Schoolers Morning

Wednesday, 27 March, 10am to 11.30am

Waterford Plaza. corner Manning Road & Kent Street, Karawara 


Occurs 4th Wednesday of every month (unless otherwise stated)
10.00am to 11.30am

Come on down and join us at Waterford Plaza for our FREE Pre-Schooler Morning

There will be live entertainment and an awesome themed craft workshop station.

So spread the word and come down to join in the fun!

Opera in the Quarry 

Wednesday, 27 March, 7.30pm to 9pm

Quarry Amphitheatre, 1 Waldron Drive, City Beach


West Australian Opera are proud to present the return of Opera in the Quarry with four concert performances. This event is back by popular demand with new exciting operatic moments from your state opera company. Gather your friends, plan a picnic and enjoy the magic of opera set against the iconic Quarry amphitheatre to create a memorable evening under the stars.

Book your tickets here.

Yirra Yaarkin Family Picnic 

Friday, 29 March, 5.30pm to 8pm

Subiaco Theatre Gardens, Bagot Road, Subiaco 


Join us for our annual family picnic at the Subiaco Arts Centre Theatre Gardens.

Come and relax the night away with live music. Enjoy samples of kangaroo stew, damper and face painting for the kids (adults too).

Yarn with the Yirra Yaakin team under the stars and become part of our community.

The box office will be open and tickets for our upcoming shows will be on sale for a discounted price.

This event is also an opportunity to farewell our Artistic Director Kyle J Morrison, who after more than 10 years with the company, will be stepping down from this role.

BYO picnic and refreshments.


Proudly supported by the City of Subiaco

Harry Potter Paint & Quiz – A Family Event

Friday, 29 March, 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Fired! Ceramic Cafe, 29 Winton Road, Joondalup 


– Attention Witches and Wizards –

Your magical presence is required for a spellbinding evening of themed painting and wizardly trivia.

Fly your broom over to Fired Ceramic on the
29th of March 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

feel free to bring along your own chocolate frogs and pumpkin pasties!

Please RSVP by owl, Facebook, or your muggle phone. a deposit of 10 gold coins per painter is required

*Selection of ceramics will be available on the evening prices starting at $30*

Merredin Show 2019

Saturday, 30 March, 9.30am to 8.30pm



Come and enjoy the biggest show in the Central Eastern Wheatbelt! Rides, stalls, float parade, food, fireworks AND MUCH MORE!

City of Perth – Soukouss Internationale Live

Sunday, 17 March, 5pm to 7pm
Northbridge Piazza, 44 Lake Street, Northbridge



Soukouss Internationale showcase authentic energetic Congolese music and dance. Led by Jamie Searle (guitar), the band features legendary Mozambican guitarist Mahamudo Selimane along with members from Odette Mercy’s Soul Atomics and the Askari Afrobeat Orchestra. With gorgeous vocalists and dynamic dancers, Soukouss International play dynamic African music guaranteed to get you moving.

Baysie Arts and Street Fest

Sunday, 31 March, 2pm to 8.30pm



Save the date now for the biggest event on on the Bayswater calendar!

The Baysie Arts and Street Fest is a locally driven street festival celebrating art, music, history, and community. Feast on handpicked artisan retail stalls, food trucks, pop up craft beer and wine, fairground rides, craft workshops, community art projects, and a twilight lantern parade through the town centre.

Come and celebrate all things Bayswater!

More than 10 000 people are expected to attend this free event.

Put it in your diaries now and stay tuned for more information!


About Holly Clark

Holly Clark is currently a stay at home mum of one, a self-confessed coffee addict and a baker of sweet treats. She studied Professional Writing and Editing, and occasionally writes on her recipe blog, Lucky Star's Kitchen

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