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Upcoming Events in Perth – January 2019

Do not bury yourself in the warmth of the blanket. Get out and come to Perth, Australia! January is the month to be Australia and to beat the withdrawal symptoms of eggnog and ham, as Christmas is gone and it the new year now!

Being the most preferred Perth hostel accommodation, we are here to let you know all the happening places and things to do while on your visit to Perth in January. Read on to know some amazing events that will be a great add-on to your visit.

1. Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Paddle Boarding

All in January

Learn from the professionals and hone the skills towards stand-up paddle boarding. It is a two-person lesson at the beautiful Swan River. You will definitely enjoy every minute of it.

2. 1.5-Hour Perth Coastal Cruise With Complimentary Drink

Complimentary Drink

All in January

Take a one and a half hour long cruise to experience the most scenic coastline of Western Australia, Perth’s coastline. The views are wholesome with beautiful white sandy beaches, gorgeous Indian Ocean accompanied with complimentary drinks. They only allow 30 people on the cruise so it is less crowded.

3. Caribbfest – Perth’s First Caribbean Food, Rum, Music Festival

Caribbfest Perth

5 January 2019
11 am to 10:30 pm
Claremont Showground

Come, eat and celebrate! It is one of a kind food festival in Perth. It is December and it is already 50% booked and full. If you love rum then you ought to be at this place. The event includes:

  • Stall from many different Caribbean countries
  • Live Bands
  • CIC Crew DJs
  • Live music
  • Many other stalls for clothing and artifacts

The entry fee is about $25 for two people. It is only the standard ticket.

4. Kite Festival 2019

Kite Festival

12 January 2019
11 am to 8 pm
Curtin Stadium, Curtin University

Kite Flying- a fun sport for everyone!
Celebrate the kite flying festival with a touch of India. The entry charge is based on ‘gold coin donation’ so it is very affordable. The event will include:

  • Food stalls
  • Kite stalls
  • Live DJ
  • Bhangra
  • Garba
  • Henna Painting

Outside kites are not allowed so you might have to make the purchases inside the stadium.

5. Milford St. Shakers: Soul Slap! – FRINGE WORLD Festival


18 January 2019 (7:30 pm onwards)
27 January 2019 (5 pm onwards)
204 The Esplanade, Scarborough WA

If you are someone who enjoys a great hour of soulful blues from the sixties then do consider adding FRINGE WORLD Festival to the list of things you just cannot miss. Not only will you have an amazing band night but also the event will have an open-air bar where all the concert-goers and enjoy a local as well as imported drinks. The entry charges range from $18 to $25 plus $2.20 booking charges.

6. Motown in The Swan Valley: Summer Series Tour

Summer Series Tour

19 January 2019
2 pm to 11 pm
Sandalford Estate, Swan Valley

Attend Australia’s biggest ever Motown party on the road with Motown In The Swan Valley: Summer Series Tour.

Line-up of artists:

  • Sounds of the Supremes
  • Sister Sledge
  • Village People
  • The Pointer Sister
  • Kool & The Gang
  • The Jacksons

With this amazing line-up, the tickets are bound to be priced a bit high at $147 but we feel that they are worth it.

7. The 5K Foam Fest – Perth

The 5K Foam Fest

26 January 2019
7 to 5 pm
State Equestrian Centre, 303 Cathedral Ave, Brigadoon

It is time to get down and dirty on the Australia Day with the 5K Foam Fest! The foam run is both goofy and competitive with 24 amazing obstacles on the course. This is by far the funniest, foamiest, and still refreshing course you can ever find. The entry fee is about $75 and 60 per cent of the tickets are already sold so it will be wise to book on an early basis. You will need to have the following in order to register for the race.

  • Signed Waiver
  • Valid Photo ID
  • Cash only

This is definitely for a quirky soul!

8. Rock Rattle & Roll 2019

Rock Rattle & Roll

26 January 2019 (5 pm to 10 pm)
27 January 2019 (10 am to 5 pm)
B Shed, 1 Peter Hughes Drive, Fremantle 6160

Get your groove on and be a rocker at the Rock Rattle & Roll Festival 2019. It is a festival that celebrates vivid life of the 60s by bringing back the fashion, music and life from that decade and create an ambience of nostalgia. The entry fee is $10 for a single day entry, which is quite affordable.

9. Australia Day Skyworks

Australia Day Skyworks

26 January 2019
3 pm onwards
Perth Foreshore, Perth

Participate with about 300 000 other people in viewing the spectacular views of vivid fireworks. The night is lit to celebrate the Australia Day and you can secure your spot by entering the place, 3 pm onwards. It is open for all as the entry is free.

10. City of Perth Festival of Sail

Perth Festival of Sail

27 January to 2 February 2019
3 pm onwards
Elizabeth Quay

Learn how to sail for free with the City of Perth Festival of Sail. If you are a boat enthusiast, the festival is not only a good opportunity to sail but also network with the like-minded people. Do not miss the opportunity and join in at Elizabeth Quay.

Book your plane tickets and backpackers Perth accommodation and you are good to go. Book with Mumma’s Hostel for the best hostel experience. CALL US 0490 888 766 to know more about our hostel and services.

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