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What’s On In Perth This Week

byPerth Is OK Staff
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It’s that time of the week to start planning the rest of it! And don’t forget PrideFEST is is happening all over town, check out our Pride Guide for more.


Perth Festival’s Lotterywest Films @ Somerville Auditorium

Perth Fest’s epic Lotterywest Films program has kicked off, with Blueback, the stunning new Australian film based on a beloved Tim Winton story, showing every night until Sunday 27 November. Book your tickets here.

Somerville Auditorium Perth Festival

LARK Distillery Tasting @ Strange Company

Head to Strange Company from 7-9pm to enjoy some top shelf Tassie whisky from the renowned LARK Distillery, tickets are $75 and include a whisky-inspired selection of food pairings from the Strange Company team.

Half Prize Pizza @ The Raffles

The Raffles’ half price pizza Wednesdays are back! What more do you need to know?? Okay, here’s a little look at the menu if you need it.

Bottomless Bao Club @ Market Grounds

Market Grounds’ bottomless Wednesday night fave the Bottomless Bao Club returns for unlimited pillow baos, kicking off from 5pm. $39pp gets you all you can eat for two hours, make sure to book ahead and check the menu here.

Market Grounds Bottomless


Butter @ Liberty Alive

Liberty Alive continues this week, taking over an abandoned theatre in the CBD with a laneway perfect for after-work bevvies flowing into some stellar live music later in the night. Thursday night you can catch WA party starters BUTTER, LUCU and ANESU- tickets via the Liberty Alive website.

Butter Band Perth

Scarborough Sunset Markets

Beach, eats, retail treats and so much more… The Scarborough Sunset Markets are back for another hot summer of live music, mouth-watering feeds, unique artisan retail gems, dance-inspired experiences and a new long table dining setting on the beach. We’ll see you in the amphitheatre from 5-9pm!

Disco Bingo @ Toots

A bingo night for true lovers of disco from all eras, expect an evening full of colourful lights, big hats, wide pants, fruity cocktails, glitter and all things shiny. Entry is free, you just need to find madame Toots somewhere around Chinatown!

D*ck Pics In The Garden Of Eden @ Subiaco Arts Centre

A comedy about the genesis of lust, shame and self-expression, D*ck Pics In The Garden Of Eden is a playfully weird take on the tale of Adam and Eve, from the creative geniuses at non-profit theatre company The Last Great Hunt. Award-winning writer and director Jeffrey Jay Fowler takes the reigns alongside eight of Perth’s most exciting performers for a limited run of shows from November 16 until December 3 – tickets here.


Verge Collection @ Liberty Alive

Liberty Alive continues this week, taking over an abandoned theatre in the CBD with a laneway perfect for after-work bevvies flowing into some stellar live music later in the night. Thursday night you can catch Perth icons Verge Collection, joined by Lincoln MacKinnon & The Wrecking Train and Leah Grant (Band)- tickets via the Liberty Alive website.

Verge Collection Perth

Rio Tinto Christmas Lights Trail

Now in its sixth year, the Christmas Lights Trail covers six whole kilometres around the City over 46 balmy summer evenings, showcasing a cast of 35 unique large-scale light installations. Running until January 2, there’ll be Christmas icons, Aussie animals and immersive light projections and loads more.

El Grotto 7th Birthday Fiesta

One of our fave Mexi-hangouts is celebrating its seventh lap around the sun allll weekend long with a huge birthday fiesta featuring live bands, DJs in the discoteca and of course, delish food and booze. Their Instagram has all the deets you need!

RTRFM’s Courtyard Club @ State Theatre Centre of WA

Get your boogie on, unwind and celebrate the start of the weekend at the Courtyard Club! Each week, RTRFM will be broadcasting live from the State Theatre Centre’s courtyard with live local music and DJs – all for free and running until December 16! Check out the RTRFM website for the full lineup.

Morley Mayhem @ Varsity Morley

Rumble over to the freshly revamped Varsity Morley Backyard for a big night of burgers, beers and brawls as New Horizons Pro Wrestling brings the pain, while you sit ringside enjoying southern BBQ and ice cold Pirate Life beers!

Picnics In The Square @ Cathedral Square

Picnics In The Square kicked off last week, featuring live entertainment from Perth Jazz Fest and some delicious picnics courtesy of Shop 1875 – book your picnic ahead of Friday and do lunchtime right!

Twilight Hawkers Market @ Forrest Chase

Showcasing Perth’s diverse food culture, tickle your tastebuds and try a variety of affordable cuisines from around the globe every Friday after work. Food is served from 4:30pm until 9:30pm and there is something for everyone!

Twilight Hawkers Market Perth

Pinbrawl @ Joe’s Juice Joint

Join the loud and proud crew at Joe’s for their wild Pinbrawl Fridays! Each Friday this month they’re throwing a pinball tournament with $5 Red Ales, with the top 4 highest scores going into the finals to battle it out for a $500 prize! DM the page to enter.


Adrian Dzvuke @ Liberty Alive

Liberty Alive continues this week, taking over an abandoned theatre in the CBD with a laneway perfect for after-work bevvies flowing into some stellar live music later in the night. Thursday night you can catch Adrian Dzvuke, Drea and Oshua – tickets via the Liberty Alive website.

Adrian Dzvuke

Pride Parade @ Northbridge

After a two year hiatus, PrideFEST returns to Northbridge – so you better believe there’s some lost partying to make up for! Be dazzled by a night of lights, colour, music and sensational costumes as the Parade marches down Aberdeen, William and James Streets in Northbridge, before winding up at Russell Square for a free, family-friendly community party until midnight. The Parade officially commences at 7.30pm, with plenty of pre-parade entertainment from 6pm.

Pride Parade

Wine Machine @ Oakover Grounds

Everyone’s favourite travelling wine + music festival is tumbling back into the Swan Valley this weekend with a full-bodied lineup of premium touring Australian artists including Flight Facilities, Lime Cordiale, Cut Copy, San Cisco, Client Liaison and loads more. Garden party by day, fun fiesta by night, some tickets still available here.

FIFA World Cup @ Subi Hotel

Head down to the Subi to catch all the FIFA World Cup action live and loud in the front bar! Saturday night from 6pm its the Socceroos vs Tunisia, hoping to bounce back after their game one loss to France.

Anya Brock Open Studio @ PSAS Upstairs

For the first time in more than five years, Australian artist Anya Brock is opening her Fremantle studio and stockroom to the public for a rare glimpse into her creative process, with the opportunity to nab a few pieces at crazy prices. Pop down from 10am-4pm Saturday or 10am-3pm on Sunday and say g’day!

Anya Brock

William Street Long Lunch @ Various

Now in its fifth year, the Northbridge’s signature roving lunch is back every Saturday in November! Starting at La Cholita, enjoy a four course lunch at four of Northbridge’s best eateries. Find out more info HERE.


Movember Laneway Party @ FOMO Freo

Varsity, Uncle Joe’s, Livid Skate and Pirate Life are teaming up to take over the FOMO Laneway for a Movember Sunday Sesh from 2pm-6pm! Expect shaves by donation, pop up can bar from Pirate Life, DJ Josh Grainger (AKA Ningaloo Records), Preloved clothing market and live bands all arvo inside Livid Skate’s new joint!


Sunday Music @ Freo Arts Centre

Sunday Music is FAC’s free weekly live music program and it’s back for 2022! Enjoy a carefully curated line-up of WA’s best musicians every weekend in the beautiful setting of FAC’s Front Garden, just bring a rug and picnic to this family friendly event, or enjoy wood fired pizzas and drinks from the bar.

Neon Sessions @ Neon Palms

Get bottomless at Neon Palms this summer where every Saturday and Sunday you can fill up on fresh Mexican tostadas and BOTTOMLESS electric blue Neon Margaritas, along with a whole menu of your favourite tropical tipples. 12.30pm – 2pm – enjoy!

Sail Away Sundays @ The Raft

Perth’s floating bar is getting indulgent on Sundays, with a bottomless lunch leading into a sunset session featuring DJs and live sax. Make sure you book ahead!

Surf Club Sundays @ Peach Pit

Every Sunday from 4pm til midnight The Peach Pit will be rocking $12 cocktail specials, $19 jugs of beer and $28 super jugs, with DJs spinning til late.


Ice Cream Factory Summer Festival

Hard to believe but we’re only a couple of weeks out from the glorious return of Ice Cream Factory’s HUGE Summer Festival! Expect all their crazy bells and whistles along with a massive lineup of artists from December 2 until January 1, 2023, including: Arno Faraji, AROHA, Benson, Caitlin Medcalf, Carmouflage Rose, Caroline & Claude, Cosmo’s Midnight, Ekko & Sidetrack, Electric Fields, Eluize, Example, Foura, Gnrley, Godlands, Hayden James, Hermitude, Holy Holy, Janethevirgin, Just A Gent, Jawbreakers, Kinder, Kwame, Luen, Ndorse, Nina Las Vegas, Northeast Party House, Nyxen, Poolclvb, Priscilla, Project Bexx, Running Touch, sammythesinner, Shann, Shantan Wantan Ichiban, Sloan Peterson, Slumberjack, Subfilla, Terrence & Phillip, The Presets, The Veronicas, Tigerlily, Tina Says, Tom Santa, Triplett, Vera Blue, YAAK and YIKES – ooft! Tickets here.

Ice Cream Factory 2022

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November 2022