Things To Do In Perth This Winter
There are loads of things to do in Perth this winter to stay entertained and prevent from thinking about the summer. From enjoying the arts and eating good food to watching world-class hockey action, grab your friends and have some fun as the city’s temperature goes down.
City of Perth Winter Arts Season
Perth and WA is open for business as COVID 19 restrictions are relaxed
One of the city’s most anticipated art festivals will return for its 10th anniversary this season. For three months during winter, various venues in the city will display a wide array of works of art, music, theatre and dance, by some of Australia’s most iconic artists along with international performers. More than 60 art organisations, businesses and artists, both established names and independent, will put on over 150 exciting shows and performances across the city during the festival, guaranteeing top notch entertainment to keep you warm during the chilly months.
What: City of Perth Winter Arts Season
When: June – August 2015
Where: Various venues around the city
More info: www.perthwinterarts.com.au
Good Food and Wine Show
While everyone enjoys good food and wine, hardcore foodies and wine connoisseurs simply can’t afford to miss this year’s Good Food and Wine Show. As Australia’s largest food and wine exhibition, the Good Food and Wine Show will feature the country’s top chefs and restaurateurs at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre. Wine lovers will find paradise in the Cellar Door, which will provide a class in wine appreciation and have a variety of wine available for tasting. The best part is general admission tickets are just $35pp.
What: Good Food and Wine Show
When: 10th – 12th July 2015
Where: Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre
More info: www.goodfoodshow.com.au
Xtreme Ice Arena
What is winter without ice? Perth’s winter may have no snow, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stick on your skates and perfect your arabesque or besti squat! Head to the Xtreme Ice Arena in Mirrabooka, Perth’s newest ice arena, and get ready to skate your way along the ice. Watch out for the arena’s special promotion every Tuesday where you can skate for as long as you like for only $10. Also, on the second Saturday of every month, the arena holds the Retro Rewind where you can party on ice while enjoying your favourite tracks from the 1980s and 1990s with prizes for the best dressed!
What: Ice Skating
When: Every day of the year, but perfect for winter
Where: Xtreme Ice Arena, Mirrabooka
More info: xtremeice.com.au
Ice Hockey Classic – USA vs Canada
The North American National Hockey League’s (NHL) biggest stars such as Michael Latta (Washington Capital Centres) and Erik Condra (Ottawa Senators) will head Down Under this winter for the inaugural Ice Hockey Classic, featuring two of the biggest hockey nations, Canada and the USA, playing four games across Australia in June in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, and Perth. For those in Perth, get ready to watch world-class hockey action up close at Perth Arena on 20th June, and experience the real winter spirit like never before in the company of exceptional athletes.
What: 2015 Ice Hockey Classic
When: 20th June 2015
Where: Perth Arena
More info: www.pertharena.com.au
By Mentari Sandiastri