Winter in Perth 2023

Winter in Perth 2023

Just because the summer is over and the weather has changed doesn’t mean that our city isn’t an incredible place to live, work, and play!

Calling all adventure-seekers and fun enthusiasts! Get ready to have an unforgettable blast during the winter school holidays in Perth! Whether you’re a local explorer or a curious traveler, Perth is brimming with exciting escapades that will make this Easter extra special. From the vibrant CBD to the enchanting King’s Park and the sun-kissed coastline, the city is bursting with thrilling activities and breathtaking sights to discover. So grab your sense of adventure, gather your loved ones, and dive headfirst into the joy and wonder that awaits you this winter in playful Perth!

Wild About Babies at WA Museum Boola Bardip Perth Cultural Centre

Get ready to embark on a wild and whimsical adventure at Wild About Babies, an awe-inspiring extravaganza of larger-than-life sculptures showcasing some of the rarest and most pecious baby animals on the planet! It’s a spectacle like no other, brought to you by the dynamic collaboration of WA Museum, Perth Zoo, and Perth Cultural Centre, with the creative genius of artists Gillie and Marc. Picture this: Perth transformed into a mesmerizing playground teeming with 20 incredible bronze sculptures of the world’s most endangered baby animals. And who better to protect these adorable creatures than their universal mother, a majestic great eastern lowland gorilla?

Now, here’s your chance to be a wildlife explorer extraordinaire! Grab your very own Wild About Babies passport, available for pick-up at various locations around the lively Perth Cultural Centre. Armed with this passport, you’ll not only embark on an exciting safari of discovery but also join us in spreading the vital message of conservation. Want to dive headfirst into the adventure from the comfort of your own home? No problem! You can download and print your Wild About Babies passport right here. Or, if you prefer a touch of excitement in your journey, swing by Boola Bardip, the State Theatre Centre of WA, or the State Library of WA to grab your passport in person.

But wait, there’s more! As part of the festivities, the WA Museum, Perth Zoo, and Perth Cultural Centre have invited talented young artists aged 3 to 13 years-old to let their imaginations run wild. Children were asked to create their very own masterpieces, capturing endangered animals in their artwork and expressing why we should all care deeply for these magnificent creatures. Now, get ready to be inspired as you explore the marvelous drawings and heartfelt messages from these budding artists. Their creativity and passion will touch your soul and remind us all of the precious wonders that exist in our world.

So, join us at Wild About Babies and let the magic of these extraordinary sculptures ignite your imagination and kindle your love for the animal kingdom. It’s a celebration of diversity, a call for conservation, and an adventure of a lifetime. Let’s make a difference together!

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Photo Credit: WA Museum Boola Bardip

School’s Out Winter Fest

These school holidays City of Perth are creating a winter wonderland at Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre between July 1st-16th. The Winter Fest has something for everyone in the heart of the city, and only a 5 minute walk from our front door! Explore the skies in the swinging chairs, race and crash in the dodgem cars, show off your grace and talent while ice skating (penguin skating aids are available!), and don’t forget to visit sideshow alley for a great treat to remember the day! There will even be a snowfall for you to experience the beauty of a true winter wonderland. 

Book your tickets now for the event of the winter season! Entry is available from 9am-3pm available, and the staggered entry times mean that it will never be too overwhelming, but once inside, you can stay until 6pm. Each Kid’s admission ticket includes 3 Snow Slides, 10 rides, 4 adult rider passes, and an Ice Rink experience. Plus, kids under 3 are FREE!

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Photo Credit: City of Perth

Kings Park & Botanic Garden Lightscape

Kings Park is absolutely stunning in the colder weather. The rain and dew make the plants glisten in the sun. But as the sun sets in Kings Park this winter something magical is coming. From 16th June-30th July the internationally acclaimed Lightscape will be illuminating the gardens. Experience a new world as the trees and gardens become a canvas for the light, colour, and sound of the lightworks, created by some of the world’s best local and international artists. Explore stunningly oversized flowers and vibrant, glowing tunnels that will captivate your senses and transport you to a magical realm.

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Photo Credit: Lightscape Perth

Disney on Ice Celebrates 100 Years of Magic

Celebrate 100 years of magic with Disney on Ice. Prepare to be enchanted by a spectacular showcase featuring all-time beloved tunes like “Let it Go!” and “You’ve got a friend in me.” Immerse yourself in a world of wonder as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, enchanting Disney princesses, and many more cherished characters make special appearances throughout the show. This is an unforgettable experience designed for the entire family, offering the chance to unleash your inner child and revel in the joyous celebration of Disney’s timeless enchantment on ice!

Dates: 15 – 18 June 2023. 

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Photo Credit: Disney 


$1 Breakfast and a City Staycation 

Experience the ultimate weekend escape with an unbeatable deal that will leave your taste buds tingling! Book your stay with us on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday during the months of June or July and prepare to indulge in a mouthwatering breakfast experience for only $1. Yes, you heard that right!

Kickstart your day with a sensational breakfast at our very own Ivy & Jack restaurant. Our full buffet spread is a culinary delight, offering a tempting array of options to satisfy every craving. From freshly baked pastries to hearty cooked breakfast favorites, our talented chefs have crafted a buffet that will please even the most discerning palates. Trust us, it’s the perfect way to energize yourself for all the excitement that lies ahead!

Imagine yourself basking in the stylish and contemporary ambiance of Ivy & Jack as you savor each delectable bite. We take immense pride in creating a warm and inviting atmosphere where you can truly unwind and enjoy your meal. Whether you’re traveling solo, seeking a romantic escape with your special someone, or planning a fun-filled family getaway, we have the ideal breakfast experience just waiting for you.

But here’s the scoop: this incredible $1 breakfast offer is exclusively available to guests staying at Holiday Inn Perth City Centre on eligible weekends in June and July. So don’t wait a moment longer to secure your reservation! It’s the perfect chance to elevate your stay and create unforgettable memories without emptying your wallet.

Book your room today using our Book Early & Save rate and treat yourself to an exceptional stay in the heart of Perth. Wake up to a delightful breakfast feast at Ivy & Jack, all for just $1. We’re eagerly awaiting your arrival and are committed to ensuring that your stay is absolutely extraordinary.

Oh, and let’s not forget the best part: Kids Stay And Eat Free at Holiday Inn! Bring the whole family along and make this getaway one for the books.

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Perth City from King's Park


Book your stay using our Book Early & Save rate and enjoy a full breakfast for just $1 per room reservation

Terms and Conditions apply:  

*Offer available for guests staying at Holiday Inn Perth City Centre on Fridays, Saturdays, or Sundays during June and July. 7 day booking window applies. Limited availability. A single breakfast is allocated per room. Up to two breakfasts granted under this offer if staying in the same room. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with our reservations team for more details.

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