Family Friendly Events for March
Perth is now heading into Autumn, which means (hopefully!) some cooler weather to get out and enjoy our beautiful city. If you’re looking for family-friendly events and activities for the month of March, then Buggybuddys has you covered! Check out our list of fun events around Perth from live performances, markets and outdoor events and more with something for everyone to enjoy.
With the current climate of COVID-19, please check the event details before attending as circumstances may change. Please take care to observe hygiene guidelines and any government advisories.
After School Enrichment Classes – Bricks 4 Kidz
Tuesday, 2 March, Tuesday, 9 March, Tuesday, 16 March & Tuesday, 23 March, 3.45pm to 5.15pm
BRICKS 4 KIDZ City West, Sutherland Street & Railway Parade, West Perth
Cranium Contraptions WeDo 2.0 Junior Robotics (Ages 7+)
Contraption Concepts MINDSTORMS® EV3 Advanced Robotics (Ages 9+)
The Gruffalo’s Child – Live in Perth!
Thursday, 4 March to Sunday, 7 March
State Theatre Centre of Western Australia, 174-176 William Street, Perth
Ever set foot in the deep dark wood…
Storytime with Bradley – Family Puppet and Literacy Storytime
Thursday, 4 March, 8am to 8.45am (Perth Time)
Free Online event
Kids Cooking and Craft
Friday, 5 March, Friday, 12 March & Friday, 19 March, 9am to 10.30am
Brockman Community House, 27 Hull Way, Beechboro
$7 per session
Sunset Cinema – The Secret Life of Pets 2
Friday, 5 March, 5pm to 9.30pm
Robinson Park, Corfield Street, Gosnells
Friday Family Fun – Lollipops Bayswater
Friday, 5 March, 3pm to 7pm
Lollipops Bayswater, 68 Beechboro Road South, Bayswater
Coogee Live 2021
Saturday, 6 March & Sunday, 7 March, 11am to 6pm
Coogee Beach, Powell Road, Coogee
Enjoy a weekend of beachside family fun, arts, music food & discovery at COOGEE LIVE 2021 ~ the iconic FREE community festival.
Saturday 6th March, 2021
Sunday 7th March, 2021
Free Skateboarding Clinic – International Women’s Day
Saturday, 6 March, 3pm to 5pm
Leederville Railway Station, Leederville
Weather cancellation updates are posted on Skateboarding WA’s Facebook and Instagram accounts 60 minutes before event start time.
Birds of Champion Lakes
Saturday, 6 March, 8am to 9.30am
30 Regatta Boulevard, Champion Lakes
DIY Urban Fauna Shelters Workshop
Saturday, 6 March, 8am to 12pm
Perth City Farm, 1 City Farm Place, East Perth
LiveLighter Arab Festival
Saturday, 6 March, 3pm to 9pm
Burswood Park, corner Roger MacKay Drive & Victoria Park Drive, Burswood
LiveLighter… Arab Festival 2021
Australian Arab Association invite you and your family to join us on the Arab Festival day Saturday, March 6, 2021!
Date: 6 March 2021
Time: 3:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Burswood Park
Corner of Roger MacKay Drive and Victoria Park Drive, Burswood WA
Enjoy a day filled with Arabic flavours, sights and sounds! Enjoy unique live performances on the stage. Embark on a culinary tour at the Arab world food court. Shop for little treasures at the bustling souk. Explore fun activities and enjoy the games and rides. Then when you feel like relaxing, visit one of the exhibits on display or just enjoy a unique experience in an Arabian tent sipping some Arabic coffee!
Music in the Park Series – Concert 2
Saturday, 6 March, from 5pm
Falklands Park, Falklands Way, Kinross
Smoke free event
Movie in the Park – FREE event
Saturday, 6 March, 5pm to 9pm
Wotton Reserve, Embleton Avenue, Morley
Dinner at Dusk – Wireless Hill
Saturday, 6 March, 5.30pm to 8.30pm
Wireless Hill Park, McCallum Crescent, Ardross
Lathlain Sunset Celebration
Saturday, 6 March, 5pm to 8.30pm
Lathlain Park, McCartney Crescent, Lathlain
• Giant bubbles and face painting
Backstories – Midland
Saturday, 6 March, 4.30pm to 6.30pm
Midland Junction Arts Centre, 276 Great Eastern Highway, Midland
Family Friday: Visit an Archaeologist
Saturday, 6 March, From 5.30am
Online – Free Facebook Live
If you break a bowl at home, it usually gets thrown away. But archaeologists can learn a lot from the broken pieces of pottery they find. During Archaeology Awareness Month, we visit the MNA archaeology lab to see the potsherd collection and learn how archaeologists use these broken pieces to understand early human history.
Sculpture By The Sea, Cottesloe 2021
Sunday, 7 March to Monday, 22 March, 8am to 8pm
Cottesloe Beach, Marine Parade, Cottesloe
Italian Street Food | Sundays on the Lawn
Sunday, 7 March, Sunday, 14 March, Sunday, 21 March & Sunday, 28 March, 11am to 4pm
RiverBank Estate Winery & Restaurant, 126 Hamersley Road, Caversham
With vineyard views near the Swan Valley River, RiverBank Estate Winery is the perfect place to spend your Sunday. We have our own Italian Street Stall from 11am where you can enjoy an award winning wine, live music and some authentic Italian Street food. Bring the kids, a rug and relax on the lawn.
Vegan & Vegetarian Festival
Sunday, 7 March, 5pm to 8.30pm
Kingsway Sporting Complex, Madeley
• Kreatif Kitchen
• Get Some India by Toast My Curry
• Not Guilty Icecream
• Maneki Neko
• Chips on a Stick
• Il Panzerotto
• Hot Jam Donuts
• The Tapi Truck
• Chew Chew Truck
• Bluey Zarzov’s Hotsauce (Chilli Stall)
FREE event: Gowrie Super Senses (ages 4 and under)
Monday, 8 March, 8am to 8pm
Waterford Plaza, corner Manning Road & Kent Street, Manning
April 12 – Snap, Crackle, Pop
May 10 – Tiny Towns
Pathfinder Tabletop Game (DnD) at Nedlands Library
Wednesday, 10 March, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Nedlands Library Service, 60-64 Stirling Highway, Nedlands
Ever wanted to try your hand at being a brave adventurer
fighting to survive in a world beset by evil and magic? Perhaps you’d like to be a nimble sneakthief, stealing gold and disarming the deadliest of traps, or a noble Paladin fighting for a worthy cause. Or a powerful sorceress blessed with magic by the hint of demon blood in her veins, a wise cleric of gods benevolent or malign, or any of countless other heroes. The only limit is your imagination!
Celebrating science with kids
Friday, 12 March, From 8.30pm (Perth time)
Free Online Event
• Izzi Howell, Cats React to Science Facts
• Stella Gurney (Libby Deutsch), The Everyday Journeys of Ordinary Things
• Katie Brosnan, Gut Garden
• Barry Marshall FRS, How to Win a Nobel Prize
• Aimee Lucido, In the Key of Code
• This event is free to join and there is no registration required
• Live subtitles will be available
Sunset Cinema – Sonic The Hedgehog
Friday, 12 March, 5pm to 9.30pm
Auckland Parade Reserve, Canningvale
Impetus 7km Obstacle Course
Saturday, 13 March & Sunday, 14 March, 8am to 2.30pm
Swan Valley Adventure Centre, 58 Yule Avenue, Middle Swan
Challenge yourself, do it as a group and earn your tags at the end.
There will be an Elite race on the Sunday at 8am so feel free to come and watch the best race before you give it a go at your own pace.
Carnival style catering facilities at family friendly pricing. Food and beverage will be on offer at THE CAFÉ. Stalls will be spread out across the event festival area with contactless payment in place.
– Event is run in 15 minutes arrive 30 minutes before
– Parking will be onsite we encourage carpooling and ride sharing
– Course will be 7kms with 25 obstacles of varying skills and abilities
– Make sure you have read the waiver Obstacles courses are fun and exciting but you need to be aware
– Wear clothes that you wont mind being dirty
– 14 years and over and parents consent required
Red Dust OCR Kids Commando Course
Saturday, 13 March & Sunday, 14 March, 9am to 11am
Swan Valley Adventure Centre, 58 Yule Avenue, Middle Swan
– Parking is onsite however we do encourage carpooling and ride sharing.
– Enclosed shoes must be worn at all time at the adventure centre.
Iluma Twilight Markets
Sunday, 14 March, 4pm to 8pm
Dazzle Park, Iluma Private Estate, corner Luminous Boulevard & Pegasus Road, Bennett Springs
Lawn Games, Children’s Entertainers, Games, Live Music, Food Trucks & Market Stalls
Perth Caravan & Camping Show 2021
Wednesday, 17 March to Sunday, 21 March, 9am to 5pm
Claremont Showgrounds, 1 Greylands Road, Claremont
Friday, 19 March, 5pm to 9.30pm
Sutherlands Park, Holmes Street, Huntingdale
Dinner at Dusk – Port Coogee
Friday, 19 March, 4.30pm to 8.30pm
Chieftan Parade, Port Coogee
Gluten-Free Night at the Food Trucks
Friday, 19 March, 4.30pm to 8.30pm
Jungle Park, Whiteman Edge, corner Everglades Avenue & Gloucester Approach, Brabham
This is a special one-off event taking place at our weekly food truck night in Brabham. Held at the fabulous Jungle Park, there are lots of activities to keep the kids entertained, plus each vendor will have at least one gluten-free option for you!
There will also be specialty stalls with gluten-free goodies to take home.
We apologise in advance if anyone in the Coeliac community is disappointed by the offerings, there are limited vendors who are 100% GF with no cross-contamination, but we will keep working on it for you!
Perth Japan Festival Matsuri 2021
Saturday, 20 March
Elizabeth Quay, The Esplanade, Perth
The annual Perth Japan Festival Matsuri is the biggest Japanese cultural event in WA and the only event held in Perth that is dedicated to celebrating Japanese culture. The aim of the event is to promote good relations between Japan and Australia, provide an opportunity for the Japanese community to unite and celebrate together, and to provide non-Japanese residents with an understanding of Japanese culture, tradition and way of life. The event includes the following cultural performances:
- Japanese music performed on traditional instruments
- Japanese choir
- Martial arts demonstrations
- Japanese dancing
- Japanese kimono parade
Plus plenty of Japanese food and stalls!
Date: 20 March 2021
Location: Elizabeth Quay
Learn more here.
Evening in the Park – FREE event
Saturday, 20 March, 5pm to 9.30pm
Bert Wright Park, 25 King William Street, Bayswater
Whirling in Stirling – Free Scooter Coaching Session
Saturday, 20 March, 10am to 12pm
Scarborough Beach Skate Park, The Esplanade, Scarborough
Ready to take your tricks to the next level? We’ve partnered with
to present a series of coaching workshops for participants of all ages and skill levels!
please visit www.stirling.wa.gov.au/youth.
SummerSalt 2021 | Fremantle Park
Saturday, 20 March, 2pm to 9pm
Fremantle Park, Ellen Street, Fremantle
NEW Venue, Same Date, Same Lineup.
More info: http://tiny.cc/SS-FremantleVenue
Fremantle. THE DATE AND ARTIST LINE UP DOESN’T CHANGE. It is still taking place on Sunday March 21st, 2021, with the same great line up.
Symphony on the Green
Saturday, 20 March, 5.30pm to 9pm
Village Green, Flinders Lane, Rockingham
A Night on Bay View – NEW DATE
Saturday, 20 March, from 7pm
Claremont Park, Bay View Terrace, Claremont
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™
Friday, 26 March & Saturday, 27 March, 7.30pm to 10.30pm
West Australian Symphony Orchestra, 445 Hay Street, Perth
Sunset Cinema – Coco
Friday, 26 March, 5pm to 9.30pm
Partridge Way Reserve, Thornlie
March Joondalup Ladies Night Market
Friday, 26 March, 6pm to 9pm
Joondalup Resort, Country Club Boulevard, Connolly
Why not book a room and stay the night?
Chilli Fest 2021
Saturday, 27 March & Sunday, 28 March, 10am to 9pm
Fremantle Esplanade Park, Marine Terrace, Fremantle
Join us on the Fremantle Esplanade for a weekend of spiciness
Heat up with Brendan Pangs on-stage cooking demonstrations
Impress your future boss by adding Hot Wing Speed Eating Champ 2021 to your special skills section of your resume
Test your taste buds down Hell’s Highway with the best of spicy jams, sauces, oils, rubs, cheeses, and other tantalizing selections
Cool off with craft beers, signature cocktails and artisan beverages
Shake what ya Mumma give you with DJs playing all day every day
Be crowned Perth’s Chilli King or Queen on Saturday by taking out our Chilli eating competition (while winning prizes and spilling tears of pure firey awesomeness)
Turn down the heat with your favourite food trucks while listing to acoustic duos under the trees
Learn how to mix cocktails that will ensure popularity even after what happened in high school
Enjoy Blake Prouds knowledge of West Australias, fresh produce, seafood, herbs and spices and how you can heat up your kitchen with them
and most of all, support your local industries while get lit in more ways than one
Perth Vegan Expo 2021
Saturday, 27 March & Sunday, 28 March, 10am to 5pm
Elizabeth Quay, The Esplanade, Perth
* Ticketed Talks & Workshops
* Family Friendly
* All welcome – vegetarians and the vegan curious.
Saturday, 28 March
Langley Park, Riverside Drive, Perth
Get ready for a colourful day out!
The ISWA Holi Festival of Colours is a free, family friendly event. Run by the peak body of all Indian associations in WA, ISWA thrives on promoting and sharing the rich and vibrant cultural heritage of India to the wider Western Australian community. Holi, the festival of colours promotes peace, harmony and mutual respect irrespective of language, gender and nationality. Enjoy the music, performances, water-slides and fun games at Langley Park.
Date: 28 March 2021
Location: Langley Park
Learn more here.
Family Fun With Unlimited Train Rides
Sunday, 28 March, 9.45am to 2.45pm
Stirling Miniature Railway, 8 Vasto Place, Balcatta
Bullsbrook Country Fair 2021
Sunday, 28 March, 10am to 3pm
Great Northern Highway, Bullsbrook
2021 Bullsbrook Country Fair!
This Easter holiday is going to kick off with such an AMAZING event!
There will be a tonne of different free activities for kids and big kids at heart! ponies, animal farm petting zoo, Clydesdale cart rides, Lion’s club tractor rides, bucking bull, water slides, dunk-em tanks, Eco Fairies, wood chopping, team penning drills, bungee trampolines, climbing wall…and so much more!
Food trucks galore to please your appetite.
A large dose of country animals.
Markets and stalls to please every shopper from local and handmade.
Plus a big emphasis on RAAF this year marking their CENTENARY celebrations with aerial displays, weapons displays, military dogs, enormous fire trucks, and so much more!
We’ll have vintage car displays, museum machinery displays and lots of community group displays.
Come and see what makes Bullsbrook so great!
Entry is gold coin donation which goes to our Volley Bullsbrook Ambos because not all hero’s wear capes!
Bring the whole family!
Waikiki Fantasy Park
Sunday, 28 March, 4.30pm to 8.30pm
Fantasy Park, Rand Avenue, Waikiki
Come down to Fantasy Park Waikiki and have a great night out with family and friends. We will have an awesome selection of food trucks for you to enjoy and some great music to listen to.
Food Truckin For A Cause is a community event. There will be donation cans around so if you can spare a dollar please drop it in the can to help out. We are helping raise money for Horse Power Peel (Riding For The Disabled)
Pets are welcome but musty be on a lead at all times, and are the owners responsibility. All trucks take cash and card. We have tables and chairs for you to use also picnic blankets you can borrow. Enjoy the summer nights with family and friends while the kids play.
- Family Friendly Events for March - February 20, 2021
- Chinese New Year Events in Perth - January 25, 2021
- Family Friendly Events for February - January 22, 2021
- Australia Day Family Events in Perth - December 30, 2020
- January Family Friendly Events in Perth - December 20, 2020
- New Years Events for Families 2020/2021 - December 8, 2020
- December Family Friendly Events in Perth 2020 - November 20, 2020
- Santa Letters And Other Christmas Magic Ideas - November 16, 2020
- Restaurants Open on Christmas Day in Perth - November 5, 2020
- Family Friendly Events for November - October 21, 2020