What’s on in Kings Park 2019
Kings Park and Botanic Garden is the green heart of the city, covering 400.6 hectares and located adjacent to the Swan River.
Things to do
Enjoy treetops and river views
Admire panoramic views, learn about the diversity of Western Australian flora and discover the rich history along the Lotterywest Federation Walkway or discover Beedawong, a special meeting place for Indigenous people.
Rio Tinto Naturescape
A place for children to connect with the environment and see what it’s like to make their own fun: explore, climb ropes, wade through creeks and build cubbies.
Events and festivities
Kings Park is host to a range of summer events from November to April every year. The renowned Kings Park Festival is held in September to celebrate the wildflower season and beginning of spring.
Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak
It is a free event that will be held from 8th – 11th February starting at 8 and finishing at 10.30 pm.
2019 Perth Festival
The opening of the 2019 Perth Festival will be held from 8th to 11th February, 2019 and Kings Park and Botanic Garden will transform into a cathedral of light, sound and imagery over four nights to celebrate the bio diversity and beauty of South West Australia.
This immersive walk through experience follows a winding 1.2km trail along Fraser Avenue.
Honor the servicemen at the State War Memorial, visit the Flame of Remembrance and Whispering Wall and see the many memorials in the area by taking yourself on a self-guided memorials walk.
Climb the DNA Tower
Climb the 101 steps of the spiraling DNA Tower for spectacular views around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, the Swan River and over to Rottnest Island.
More to Explore
In addition you can enjoy the Boodja Gnarning Walk, a Free Guided Walk, discover wildflowers, experience nature, go shopping or explore play areas while at the park.