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  • These school holidays, take the kids on a winter adventure in the city. Rug up and step out for Winter Fest.

    WINTER FEST THEATRE

    30 June to 15 July | Forrest Place | 9.30am to 2.30pm | Free | Bookings essential

    Featuring magicians, acrobats, comedians, jugglers, singers and dancers, Forrest Place will be transformed into a theatrical hub these winter school holidays. Perfect for adults and children alike, prepare to be amazed at the performers on stage. From the underground to the epic, the quirky to the eccentric and the hilarious to the highbrow, experience mesmerising theatrical entertainment in the heart of the city.

    * This is a free event but tickets must be obtained via Oztix in advance for admittance. Pre-registration to the ticketing provider is advised.

    TICKET RELEASE DATES

    Week 1 Ticket release date: Wednesday 20 June at 10am

    Week 2 Ticket release date: Wednesday 27 June at 10am

    GIANT BALL PIT AT THE WINTER FEST DOME

    30 June to 11 July | Winter Fest Dome, Yagan Square | Mon-Sat 9am to 2pm; Sun 11am to 3pm | Free

    The Winter Fest Dome will be filled with 50,000 white ‘snow’ balls. Bring your friends and family, jump in and have a ball!

    Winter Fest Dome is a unique venue popping up in Yagan Square from June 30 with free activities and performances. Check out the other children’s workshops performances at the Dome during Winter Fest.

     

    CHILDREN’S WORKSHOPS AND PERFORMANCES AT THE WINTER FEST DOME

    14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 July | Winter Fest Dome, Yagan Square | Various times | Free | Bookings essential

    Free family entertainment under a 12 metre Dome in Yagan Square.

    From ballet and circus workshops to Scitech shows and gigs for ‘mini-moshers’, the Dome will be bursting with fun, free entertainment for the whole family – don’t miss out!

    Tickets will be released 30 June.

    Winter Fest Dome is a unique venue popping up in Yagan Square from June 30 with free activities and performances. Check out the other children’s workshops performances at the Dome during Winter Fest.

     

    SNOW MALL

    Commences Saturday 30 June, continues every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in July | Hay Street Mall west end | Fri 5pm to 8pm; Sat + Sun 2pm to 5pm | Free

    Be delighted as make-believe snow falls before your eyes.

     

    THE DREAM SWINGER

    30 June to 1 July | Elizabeth Quay | Sat 10am to 9pm; Sun 10am to 4pm | Gold coin donation

    Ride this 12 metre high amusement ride for a gold coin donation to charity. A thrill for kids and adults alike!

     

    SKATING AT FESTIVAL

    22 June to 15 July | Elizabeth Quay | Various times | From $16

    Featuring an open-air ice-skating rink, rides and entertainment, it’s fun for families or a night out with friends.

     

    ALICE IN WONDERLAND MEETS PETER RABBIT

    4, 5, 6, 7  July | Perth Town Hall | Various Times | From $20

    Don’t Miss out on this Humorous New Show, You can meet and talk to Alice, Peter Rabbit, The Mad Hatter, Tweedledum & Tweedledee, The Queen of Hearts, The Cheshire Cat and many more.

     

    MAKE IT RAIN @ CARILLON CITY

    2 to 15 July | Carillon City, Hay Street Mall entry | 10am to 2pm | Free

    Let your imagination run wild as a White Room is transformed through an interactive art project inspired by Yayoi Kusama.

     

    NYOONGAR DREAMING STORIES

    3 July | City of Perth Library | 11am to 12pm | Free | Bookings essential

    Hear stories from the Nyoongar dreaming, handle artefacts and learn some Nyoongar words at this presentation by Bindi Bindi Dreaming.

     

    JAZZ FOR JUNIORS BY WAYJO

    3 and 6 July | His Majesty’s Theatre | 9.30am and 11am | $12 + booking fee

    Bring the kids along for some school holiday fun that will open their eyes (and ears) to a whole new world.

     

    THE PERTH MINT CHALLENGE – KIDS QUIZ

    Every day | The Perth Mint | 9am to 5pm | Free with ticket purchase

    Immerse your children in the history and heritage of The Perth Mint and test their gold knowledge. All participants will be rewarded with a special medal.

     

    OWN YOUR IMPACT

    4, 5, 6 July | Carillon City’s Kid Zone (next to Pancakes at Carillon) | 11am to 3.00pm

    Come and create your own unique #BYOBag then take the kids to check out Make It Rain (Opposite Cotton On).

     

    INSTALLATIONS                                

    Snap yourself at one of these awesome Instagram-worthy installations around the city:

    Winter Constellation – Enex

    Rainbow Lane – Shafto Lane

    Winter Tunnel – Cathedral Square

    Winter Wellies – QV1

    LED Rainbow – Yagan Square

    Cloud Canopy – Hay Street Mall

    Laneway Umbrella – Plaza Arcade

     

    FOOD AND BEVERAGE

    While exploring Winter Fest, get a taste for some of the great food and drink offers from some of the city’s best venues. Here are just a few:

    Buy One Get One Free – Classic Spanish Hot Chocolate – San Churro, Northbridge

    Warm up with San Churro’s great value buy one get one free hot chocolate offer.

    Kids Eat Free – Ivy & Jack

    Dine at Ivy & Jack these school holidays and kids under 12 eat free from the buffet for breakfast or from our kids menu for lunch and dinner . T&Cs apply.

    Kids Eat Free – Courtside Restaurant

    Kids can enjoy a free breakfast or dinner at the Courtside Restaurant throughout the July School Holidays. T&Cs apply.

    Camp Fire Pretzel – Pretzel, Perth Cultural Centre

    Cuddle up with the kids and enjoy a special Winter Fest pretzel – the Camp Fire Pretzel! An original pretzel covered in Belgium chocolate – topped with home-made toasted marshmallow fluff.

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