What's On


Perth has a packed festivals and events calendar throughout January, with plenty going on no matter when you choose to visit.

New Years Day Silent Disco

What better way to ring in the New Year than day-drinking with your besties whilst playing a game of lawn bowls? The Lookout Bar Bowling Bites are hosting this free event, featuring local The Lookout DJ’s to provide the tune for the day. Click more info to book a lane!

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The Lookout Bar Bowling Bites January 1st Free

Kids Summer Fest

Start your year with a fun day out at Kids Summer Fest, taking place at Elizabeth Quay. Tickets offer three hours of family-friendly festivities from live performances, unlimited show rides, interactive art and heaps of food and drink options. Kids Summer Fest has been designed with children aged between 2 to 12 in mind. .

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Elizabeth Quay January 4th 15-25


Who doesn’t love good Carribean food, a BBQ, rum, and live music? Held at the popular Claremont Showground, Caribbfest is an immersive festival, allowing attendees to discover the amazing, colourful and diverse culture and heritage of the Caribbean. Early bird tickets have sold-out, so be sure to secure a ticket below to avoid missing out.

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Claremont Showground January 5th 20 - 50

TABtouch Perth Cup

Punters unite! The party of all parties is back with this year’s TABtouch Perth Cup Day. Organise your group, book your tickets and head out for a day of socialising and great racing. Join the party at Flametree Garden, with all day live music, a silent disco, pop up bars, lawn games and some seriously good food trucks.

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Ascot Racecourse January 5th 95+

Florence + The Machine Perth

Returning to the country for the first time since their epic sold out November 2015 tour, Florence Welch and her band (The Machine) are set to unleash their mesmerising live show to Australian audiences, playing fan favourites and debuting songs from her latest album High As Hope.

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RAC Arena January 12th 99+

SummerSalt 2019

SummerSalt continues to deliver cream of the crop artists to the great Australian outdoors as it announces two of Australia’s finest artists – The Waifs and Pete Murray with strong support from Busby Marou, Mama Kin Spender and Carla Geneve performing live at the stunning Hotel Rottnest. Secure your tickets below.

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Hotel Rottnest January 13th 97+

Fringe World 2019 Opening Weekend

Celebrate the start of Fringe World 2019 with a weekend of fun and entertainment. Fringe kicks off on Friday January 18 with more than 200 events happening at venues all over Perth, so you can go on a Fringe binge! Explore the new and returning Fringe World hubs in Northbridge including The Woodside Pleasure Garden, Yagan Square, Fringe Central and The Ice Cream Factory.

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Fringe World Festival January 18th Varies

Summer Series

MJR Presents is bringing Australia’s biggest ever Motown party to Perth, with The Jacksons, Kool & the Gang, The Pointer Sisters, Village People and more, ready to make the people of Perth dance. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the kings and queens of dance together for the first time.

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Sandalford Wines January 19th 146+

Brunch Club

Enjoy a light, modern brunch menu across a number of self-serve stations and two hours of free flowing, premium beverages including Chandon S, Chandon Brut, Bertie Cider, Colonial Brewing Co Beers, Pimms & Tanqueray Spritz. Take in the sweeping views at Perth’s most iconic riverside playground with entertainment from a host of local legends.

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Raffles Hotel January 27th 45-135

Hottest 100 in the Rosie Backyard

Come celebrate the biggest music countdown of the year at the Rosemount. They’re hosting a huge backyard party, with doors open from 9 am til late. There’s drink specials, plenty of food to sustain the dancing and of course the top 100 songs as voted by the nation blaring through the speakers.

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Rosemount Hotel January 27th Free