Event Calendar

Family fun in Perth

Treat your kids to a fun day out in Perth! Whether you're seeking amusement parks or educational fun, Perth offers a variety of attractions for families.

Local visitor centres, community newspapers, libraries or and hotel concierge departments, can all provide more information on events and activities around Perth that are suitable for children. See below Perth's top family fun attractions, activities and tours.

FAMILY ATTRACTIONS

Educational attractions

Perth and surrounds has many places you can visit for both fun and learning! Many of Perth's premier education attractions give you insight into science, art, culture, space and pioneering history in a fun and exciting environment.
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Nature & wildlife attractions

Perth and surrounds boasts a diverse wildlife experiences and natural wonders for children to discover - feed kangaroos, meet cute koalas, go on a family walk through a national park, enjoy a picnic and more.
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Family fun attractionsThe Maze, home of Outback Splash

Perth has many places of activities and interest for children whether you are seeking wildlife parks, beaches, nature, culture, something educational and fun or just to be outside enjoying the great outdoors.
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Amusement & fun parksAdventure World

Come and experience the fun and excitment of Perth's variety of amusement and fun parks! We have it all from water parks and fun amusement rides to mini golf and and mazes - you'll have a great day out for the whole family..
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FAMILY EVENTS & FESTIVALS

See what's on for families and children in Perth and surrounds this month!
  • Oktoberfest 2017 - Family Fun Event

    Swan Valley | Dates: 22 – 22 Oct, 2017
    Following the main 18+ events on 14 & 21 October, Elmar's will be hosting a Family Fun Event on 22 October. This year is going to be bigger and better than ever before offering something for the whole family. There are many traditional German foods available for purchase on the day that include Elmar's famous Schweinshaxe.
  • Rottnest Island Carnivale

    Rottnest Island | Dates: 28 – 28 Oct, 2017
    Rottnest Island Carnivale is back again on the 28th October 2017 with a full day and night of festivities raising funds for our very important charity partner, Telethon. Join in the celebrations as the Island transforms from a freakishly fine day into a spooky evening full of mouth-watering food, dance and entertainment.
  • Boo at the Zoo

    South Perth | Dates: 28 – 28 Oct, 2017
    Calling all ghouls and goblins for Perth Zoo's spook-tacular Halloween event on Saturday 28 October, 5pm - 8pm. Dress to impress in your favourite Halloween costume, bring your own torch and trick-or-treat bag to follow the trail at Perth Zoo. Snap a scary pic of yourself in the brand new photo boooooth and get a sugar rush as you explore super sweet Candyland.
  • Kids' Cushion Concert

    Kwinana | Dates: 01 – 01 Nov, 2017
    The West Australian Symphony Orchestra presents a Kids Cushion Concert on Wednesday 1 November at Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre, Kwinana. WASO's 15-piece Education Chamber Orchestra (EChO) perform a fun 50-minute introduction to the fun of classical music including sing-alongs and child-size instruments for kids to have a go.
  • The Arrival

    Mandurah | Dates: 02 – 03 Nov, 2017
    The Mandurah Performing Arts Centre presents The Arrival on Thursday 2 November, 10am and 12.30pm and Friday 3 November, 10am & 6.30pm. Join a unique theatrical experience - Spare Parts Puppet Theatre's adaptation of acclaimed illustrator/author Shaun Tan's story The Arrival - a truly warm and magical experience for all.
  • Lah-Lah and Buzz Meet WASO

    Perth | Dates: 05 – 05 Nov, 2017
    The popular stars of ABC KIDS are coming to visitWASO with an educational and fun musical show on Sunday 5 November at 11am and 1pm at the Perth Concert Hall. Sing, dance and meet some new instrument friends as Buzz and Lah-Lah introduce Lola the Dancing Double Bass to the fascinating families of the orchestra in a fun and engaging concert.

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