Spring has sprung, and the perfect spring weather makes it an ideal time of year to explore Western Australia and all that it offers – nature, food, wine and fun. So shake off your ugg boots, get out into the sunshine and enjoy the great outdoors at one of Perth’s fantastic spring events!
Perth Spring Events
Yates Springtime at Araluen
The annual Perth Hills spring flower-fest features over 140,000 tulips as well as thousands of other bulbs and vibrant flowers. At this time of year, Araluen comes alive with colour, making it a wonderful place to have a BBQ or picnic and a wander through the park’s blooms.
Where: Araluen Botanic Park, 362 Croyden Road, Roleystone
When: Now till 30th September
There’s a traditional Bavarian beer festival coming soon to Perth. Held on the grassy Langley Park, opposite Crowne Plaza Hotel, it features massive beer halls, authentic German food, a sideshow alley, an eclectic mix of entertainment and more! Octoberfest is a brilliant excuse for an overnight stay at Crowne Plaza.
Where: Langley Park, Plain St, East Perth
When: Saturday 6th of October
Kings Park Festival
Kings Park’s annual wildflower show is happening during the month of September. The huge inner city park transforms into an extravaganza of colour, as well as art exhibitions, organised walks, a native plant sale, gardening talks, family activities and more.
Where: Kings Park, Perth
When: On now till September 30
Perth Royal Show
The annual Perth Royal Show is a firm favourite with families. Where else in Perth can you see a diving pig, watch dancing drones and enjoy some white knuckle rides! This year as well as sideshow alley, sugar laden show bags and farm animals, there’s a big focus on food and local producers too.
Where: Claremont Showgrounds, 1 Graylands Road, Claremont
When: 22nd to 30th September
Entwined in the Valley
Springtime, when the vines are coming back to life, is a wonderful time to visit the Swan Valley. Events will be popping up all over the valley, where you can meet the wine, beer and cider makers and experience all this wine region has to offer – food, wine, art, culture and music.
Where: Various location, Swan Valley
When: 12th to 15th of October
Perth Spring Racing Season
Soak up the atmosphere at the Perth spring racing season with the exciting Crown Perth Opening Day at Ascot Racecourse, filled with fashion, fun and fillies. Take in the trackside action, have a little flutter on the horses, check out the “fashions on the field” and enjoy the fine food and pop up bars.
Where: Ascot Racecourse, Grandstand Road, Ascot
When: from 20th of October
The Beauvine festival is a celebration of meat and wine. Here you’ll find some of Perth’s favourite bars and eateries, many from the foodie hub of Beaufort Street – Clarences, The Dominion League, Mary Street Bakery, Mack Daddy’s New York Slice and more! Expect energetic live entertainment, music and art too.
Where: Birdwood Square, Mount Lawley
When: 20th, 21st and 22nd of October
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