Major events

Western Australia’s calendar of major events that take place throughout the year includes the exciting, intriguing and inspirational. 

Fringe World Festival

Mid-January to mid-February | Fringe World Perth is the third largest Fringe Festival in the world and Perth’s most popular festival, boasting a month-long calendar of events that includes world renowned comedians, quirky circus acts, moving...

Perth Festival

Early February to early March | As the oldest arts festival in the southern hemisphere, the Perth Festival is known for commissioning major new works, celebrating the unique qualities of Perth and engaging diverse audiences. Originating in...

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe

Early to late March | Every summer, Cottesloe beach becomes a public art gallery for the annual Sculpture by the Sea. Spectacular works from more than 70 artists from Australia and around the world are displayed in this pop-up sculpture park that draws massive crowds every year.

Margaret River Pro

Mid to late April | The world’s top surfers come together in Margaret River every year to compete in the Margaret River Pro, as part of the World Surf League World Championship Tour.

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Mandurah Crab Fest

Mid-March | Enjoy a seafood spectacular at Western Australia’s largest community event, the annual Crab Fest, which takes places in Mandurah every year. Celebrating the native blue manna crab, this event showcases Mandurah’s lifestyle, location, culture, and talent.

Kings Park Festival

September | Kings Park is one of the world’s largest and most beautiful inner-city parks located in Perth’s CBD. It is home to the annual Kings Park Festival, where you’ll find amazing spring displays...

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Western Australia Gourmet Escape

Mid to late November | The Western Australia Gourmet Escape transforms Western Australia into an epicurean hub of culinary delights; where world-class chefs meet the finest Australian produce,...

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