Winter in Perth City

Winter in Perth City

It might be winter time, but that doesn’t give you an excuse to stay in! There’s a tonne of amazing events and activities to do this winter in Perth city; from free live comedy to insta-worthy light Installations, S’mores Cocktails and much more – you won’t want to miss out.


Girls School Cinema

From the talented folks who bring us Fringe Festival and Rooftop Movies, comes the winter edition Girls School Cinema. Tucked away in a historic old girls school, is your new favourite destination – screening blockbusters, classics and arthouse films. Snuggle into a beanbag with a free blanket, some wine and popcorn for the ultimate cosy winter night.

Date: 15 June – 29 September


Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

The Melbourne Comedy Festival is travelling around Australia providing all the laughs you need to get through the rainy days. It hits Perth in June, and you can expect acts from all over Australia and overseas in one of the best comedy acts around.

Date: 21 June – 23 June


Winterworld Fremantle

Forget ice-skating indoors, this winter Fremantle will be hosting Australia’s biggest pop-up outdoor ice rink. Whether it’s date night or family day, the ice-rink is fun for everyone! Enjoy some hot chocolate and mulled wine to get you in the spirit.

Details: 23 June – 15 July


Skating At Festival

If you’re looking for an ice-skating rink closer to the city, Elizabeth Quay has its very own rink popping up too. Just a short 5 minute walk and you’ll be transported into a winter wonderland filled with skating, rides and delicious eats.

Details: 23 June – 15 July


Winter Fest Theatre

A pop up theatre is heading to Forrest Place between 30 June & 15 July, with new acts coming daily! From circus performances to cabaret, comedy and more, you’re sure to find something great. Best of all – tickets are free!

Date: 30 June – 15 July


Winter Fest Dome

Giant ball pits aren’t just for kids. This season, Yagan square is hosting the Winter Fest Dome – a giant snow ball pit for all ages! It’s not your average ball bit; the dome will be oozing with artists, dancers, comedians and kids workshops, just to spice things up. Book your free ticket online!

Date: 30 June – 29 July


S’mores Cocktails vs Hot Choc’s

Nothing says winter like a delicious S’more, but this winter Ivy & Jack have changed the rules of the game. S’mores Cocktail vs Hot Choc, which would you choose?

Date: 30 June – 30 July


Snow Mall

Perth might not snow, but why stop that from letting you have your snow fix? Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in July, the Hay Street Mall is putting on a snow show. Watch as snowflakes fall in the middle of the city!

Date: 30 June, continues every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in July.


Winter Lights

Get your camera out because there are multiple Insta-worthy installations popping up around Perth. From Hanging Lights in Enex, to a Rainbow Lane at Shafto Lane, a Cloud Canopy at Hay St Mall and more, you’re sure to get a good snap.

Date: 30 June – 30 July


Make it Rain

Inspired by Japenese artist Yakoi Kusama’s installation ‘Obliteration’, Carillon City will create ‘Make it Rain’ for Winter Fest 2018. Let your imaginations run wild as you decorate the White Room with rain drops for a marvellous effect. #makeitraincarillon

Date: 2 July – 15th, 10am – 2pm


Stay longer

Exploring Perth City in the winter just got easier; forget wandering around in the rain looking for your car, stay longer and enjoy more when you book a room in the centre of the city at Holiday Inn Perth. Receive 20% off, free breakfast and free wifi when you book with our Winter Sale between 25 June & 9 July