It’s WA Day on Monday 3rd June, so who’s up for a weekend of fun events in Perth? If you are looking for a great day out on WA Day, look no further. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best and most fun WA Day events for kids and adults in Perth, in addition to regional WA Day events later in the month. It’s the perfect way to celebrate our state and have a great time at the same time.

 

WA Day Festival 2024 Metro Event

 

With FREE Festival Entry & FREE Public Transport, you don’t want to miss a second of this year’s massive two-day festival at Optus Stadium Precinct & Burswood Park on June 2 & 3. 

The WA Day Festival is a vibrant celebration that honours the spirit of Western Australia. Held annually across the WA Day long-weekend in June, this event brings together people from all walks of life to commemorate our shared heritage and achievements. 

What’s coming? 

  • Free music concert both days: The stage is set with two epic line-ups of renowned Australian artists. The main stage will pulse with energy from noon both days. Stay tuned for the big reveal! 
  • Drone Shows & Fireworks both nights: Witness the state’s biggest-ever drone light show, where 500+ drones illuminate the night sky with iconic stories and images. Set to an epic WA playlist, this mesmerizing display captures the essence of our great state. 
  • Family Fun: Starting from 10AM, families can enjoy free entertainment and attractions. From a silent disco to free carnival rides, there’s something for everyone. Explore activations by Spudshed, Scitech, WA Museum, Lotterywest, Channel 7, The West Australian, Nova and more. 

Event details: 

  • Sunday, 2 June 10am to 9pm 
  • Monday, 3 June 10am to 8pm 
  • Optus Stadium Precinct & Burswood Park 

Join us as we celebrate Western Australia’s rich history, diverse culture, and the contributions of its people. Let’s revel in the pride that comes from calling this beautiful state our home!  Thanks to our major supporters BHP, the State Government of Western Australia and Lotterywest.

 

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WA Day 2024 FREE Music Concert

 

FREE MUSIC CONCERT BOTH DAYS

Sunday, 2 June & Monday, 3 June

Get ready to groove at our sensational FREE Music Concert!

Brace yourself for an epic lineup featuring BIG name acts. Stay tuned for the big reveal – you won’t want to miss this!

 

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WA Day Festival – Northam

A clash between the West Coast Eagles reserves and Perth Demons WAFL on June 2 will be for the new WA Day Northam Cup in collaboration with the WA Football Commission. The match is set to be held at Henry Street Oval in the Wheatbelt town, which boasts a huge list of current players and all-time legends including Bobby Hill, Darren Glass and Leon Davis. Eagles stars are expected to head to the event, which will also include free family-friendly entertainment and activities. Event details:

  • Bounce down at 11:10am;
  • Entry to the match will be free for children 18 and under;
  • Henry Street Oval, 44 Peel Terrace, Northam.

 

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WA Day Festival – Fremantle

WA Day unites all people young and old, from all ethnicities and cultures, who have made Western Australia such an incredible and unique place to live. It’s a day where we acknowledge the histories, diverse cultures and contributions made by all people who proudly call Western Australia home. Our WA Day Festivals are back, packed with awesome family entertainment and delicious local food, so come celebrate everything that makes our State so great at FREMANTLE FISHING BOAT HARBOUR.  What’s coming?

  • 11am – 5pm; 
  • FREE entry; 
  • Indigenous fashion parade; 
  • FREE Music Entertainment: Candela Latin American Band, Perth Samba & Belezza Samba; Magnifico Mriachi Quartet, Mr Accordian Man and merengue dancing; 
  • Craft activity – Noongar Six Seasons cushion art; 
  • Childrens African Drum Circle Workshops; 
  • FREE children’s train rides;
  • Surrounding local food venues will be open including Cicerello’s, Bathers Beach House, Kailis Fishmarket Cafe, Little Creatures and more. 

Location: Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, Mews Park, Bathers Beach, and WA Shipwrecks Museum

 

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WA Day Festival – Albany

Hosted by the Museum of the Great Southern, this family-friendly festival has something for everyone. Bring the whole family and enjoy live entertainment, culture, delicious food or try your luck in the annual Thong Throwing Competition. What’s coming?

  • 10am – 2pm; 
  • FREE entry;
  • SciTech – Knowledge by Nature; 
  • Community art installation to capture WA Identity and feelings; 
  • Playtime for Early Learners with Gowrie WA Inc. including Aboriginal culture for 0-6; 
  • FREE music entertainment; 
  • Food stalls; 
  • Thong Throwing competition; 
  • Vintage cars display. 

Location: Museum of the Great Southern, Residency Road, Kinjarling / Albany, WA, 6330. Don’t miss this opportunity to come together and celebrate our wonderful state!

 

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WA Day Festival – Kalgoorlie Boulder

 

Monday 3 June, 10am – 2pm

WA Day unites all people young and old, from all ethnicities and cultures, who have made Western Australia such an incredible and unique place to live. It’s a day where we acknowledge the histories, diverse cultures and contributions made by all people who proudly call Western Australia home. Our WA Day Festivals are back, packed with awesome family entertainment and delicious local food, so come celebrate everything that makes our State so great at MUSEUM OF THE GOLDFIELDS.    What’s coming?

  • 10am – 2pm; 
  • FREE entry; 
  • Community Stage with FREE LIVE performances; 
  • Goldfields PRIDE silent disco; 
  • Aboriginal art exhibition; 
  • Rad Rock Adventures;
  • Karlkurla Dreaming story with Regina Donaldson; 
  • Food Trucks;
  • Market Stalls;
  • High ropes course;
  • Bouncy castles;
  • Roaming entertainment;
  • Bungee trampolines;
  • Mega bubbles with Super Sarah;
  • Face painting with Angie the Fairy and other Mischief. 

Location: Museum of the Goldfields, 17 Hannan St, Kalgoorlie WA 6430. Don’t miss this opportunity to come together and celebrate our wonderful state!

 

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WA Day Festival – Geraldton

WA Day unites all people young and old, from all ethnicities and cultures, who have made Western Australia such an incredible and unique place to live. It’s a day where we acknowledge the histories, diverse cultures and contributions made by all people who proudly call Western Australia home. Our WA Day Festivals are back, packed with awesome family entertainment and delicious local food, so come celebrate everything that makes our State so great at the MUSEUM OF GERALDTON.  What’s coming? 

  • 10am – 2pm; 
  • FREE entry;
  • Museum trails & activities;
  • Local fresh food and produce;
  • Art and craft activities;
  • Live music by local creatives;
  • Roving entertainers;
  • Facepainting;
  • Be a part of a connective Community Collaboration project – NEW!

Location: Museum of Geraldton, 2 Museum Pl, Geraldton WA 6530 Don’t miss this opportunity to come together and celebrate our wonderful state!

 

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WA Day Festival – Carnavon

WA Day unites all people young and old, from all ethnicities and cultures, who have made Western Australia such an incredible and unique place to live. It’s a day where we acknowledge the histories, diverse cultures and contributions made by all people who proudly call Western Australia home. Our WA Day Festivals are back, packed with awesome family entertainment and delicious local food, so come celebrate everything that makes our State so great at GWOONWARDU MIA.  What’s coming?

  • 10am – 2pm;
  • FREE entry;
  • Food trucks;
  • FREE music;
  • Culture Creation Zone;
  • Aboriginal dance performances;
  • Art & cultural stalls;
  • Boogie disco;
  • Farmyard petting zoo;
  • Family friendly activities.

Location: Gwoonwardu Mia – Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre: 146 Robinson St, Carnarvon WA 6701. Don’t miss this opportunity to come together and celebrate our wonderful state!

 

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Tiny Doors of York 2024 New Trail

Time: All Day Location: Various locations around York Cost: Free

Audience: All Ages

Phone: 96411301 Email: info@york.wa.gov.au Website: visit.york.wa.gov.au Download Tiny Door Trail here

 

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WA Day Scarborough Kids Market

 

Please join us on the Monday 3rd June 2024 for the WA Day Scarborough Kids Market.
 
Everything is made by kids for kids, with nothing priced over $5.
 
Our Busking Corner will be in full swing and we’d love to see as many buskers as possible providing entertainment for the duration of the market.
 
Stall Holder rules :
– All items being sold must be made by the kids. No commercial on selling or second hand goods.
– All stalls to be run by the kids.
– 1 stall per family.
– No large gazebos.
– Cash sales only (no eftpos).
– All items must be $5 or under.
– No setting up before 9am, no selling before 9:30am.
 
Please understand due to high demand, stalls will be capped at the first 60 requests.
 
Stall bookings for this market will be open from Saturday 11th May to give everyone a chance to see this post.
There will be a market stall bookings post on the group page. Please wait for this post to request a stall. Please do not message myself or Anne (market organiser) directly.
 
Please share this event in other groups, invite school friends, family and grandparents. The more the merrier!

 

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WA Day Festival – Busselton

 

WA Day Festival at Busselton Foreshore

Join us on Saturday, June 8 as we celebrate WA Day! This festival unites people of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures who have made Western Australia an incredible and unique place to live.

What’s coming:

  • Drone Show: Be amazed by a spectacular drone display lighting up the Busselton sky;
  • Fireworks: Enjoy a dazzling fireworks show to cap off the festivities;
  • Live Music: Groove to tunes from local DJs and musicians;
  • Food Trucks: Savor delicious treats from our local culinary scene.

Event details:

  • FREE entry;
  • Saturday 8 June 4:00pm – 8:30pm;
  • Busselton Foreshore.

Don’t miss this opportunity to come together and celebrate our wonderful state!

 

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WA Day Festival – Karratha

 

WA Day Festival at Hampton Oval

Join us on Saturday, June 15 as we celebrate WA Day! This vibrant festival unites people of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures who have made Western Australia an incredible and unique place to live.

What’s coming?

  • Drone Show: Be mesmerized by an exhilarating drone display over the picturesque Hampton Oval;
  • Live Music: Enjoy toe-tapping tunes from local artists;
  • Food Stalls: Savor delicious treats from diverse cuisines;
  • Family Fun: Explore free interactive exhibits showcasing Karratha’s rich heritage.

Event details:

  • FREE entry;
  • Saturday 15 June 4:00pm – 8:30pm;
  • Hampton Oval, The Esplanade, Dampier Western Australia 6713;
  • This is a dry event.

Don’t miss this opportunity to come together and celebrate our wonderful state!

 

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WA Day Festival – Newman

 

WA Day Festival at Emu Oval

Hosted by the Shire of East Pilbara, this family-friendly festival has something for everyone. Join us on Sunday, 23 June as we celebrate WA Day! This exciting festival brings together people of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures who have contributed to making Western Australia an extraordinary place to live.

What’s coming?

  • Drone Show: Be mesmerized by an exhilarating drone show display;
  • Live Music: Enjoy performances by talented local musicians;
  • Food Stalls: Savor delicious treats from diverse cuisines;
  • Family Fun: Explore interactive exhibits, games and free family activities.

Event details:

  • FREE entry;
  • Sunday 23 June 4:00pm – 8:30pm;
  • Emu Oval;
  • This is a dry event.

Don’t miss this opportunity to come together and celebrate our wonderful state!

 

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About Holly Clark

Holly Clark is currently a stay at home mum of one, a self-confessed coffee addict and a baker of sweet treats. She studied Professional Writing and Editing, and occasionally writes on her recipe blog, Lucky Star's Kitchen

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