Kick-off your 2019 right with the top unique, memorable and fun events in Perth, that span from arts and culture, gourmet, to entertainment and sports.
The Laugh Resort
Perth comedy institution – The Laugh Resort – is open in Perth at the new Yagan Square precinct. Located at the Shoe Bar and Café, The Laugh Resort has helped grow some of Australia’s comedic heavyweights. So take a break when entering the new year by enjoying Western Australia’s finest comedy performers. The new 100-seat venue will host comedy nights monthly, as well as a month-long FRINGE WORLD program of multiple shows per day.
The 5K Foam Fest (26 January 2019)
Head into the new year with great spirit; support children with critical illness by participating in the 5K Foam Fest. Gather up as many team members as you like and sign up for 22+ obstacles including the world’s largest inflatable waterslide, mud pits and 2.5 million cubic feet of foam to support a great cause in Perth. This fun run is suitable for Indonesians who nowadays are keen to travel to join running events as it offers an exciting challenge for experienced and beginner runners to rock out all day to 12,000 watts of awesome music, delicious food, great vendors and a beer garden with variety obstacles and a ton of foam. The event is held in the Perth suburb of Brigadoon, located just under an hour’s drive from Perth.
Chevron Gardens (8 February – 3 March 2019)
Chevron Gardens will return to the Perth Festival line-up in 2019, welcoming a range of musical acts covering everything from jazz and indie-folk, to neo-soul pop and old-school hip hop. A favourite among locals and visitors alike, Chevron Gardens will welcome local legends as well as some of the biggest names from across the globe, who will light up the Elizabeth Quay precinct. The complete line- up is now available to the public, and can be viewed by visiting www.perthfestival.com.au/#HomeFilter
Scarborough Beach Sunset Markets (running until 25 April 2019)
The recently revitalised Scarborough Beach precinct, located only 20 minutes from Perth’s CBD, welcomes a number of events and activations across Perth’s summer months, with one of them being the Scarborough Beach Sunset Markets. Celebrated every Thursday night and spanning from the purpose built Scarborough Square down to the crisp white sands of the Amphitheatre, the sunset markets combine mesmerizing sunsets, crystal blue ocean, crisp white sands, a foodies’ oasis, thirst quenching bevies, live music, creative artists and curated pop up stores.