Ramada Vetroblu Scarborough BeachEvents in & around Scarborough

Perth & surrounds is home to many of the state’s major arts companies and hosts world class exhibitions, festivals, performances and concerts year round.

Scarborough is an ideal area to base yourself for that perfect vacation destination. You can take a leisurely stroll along the beachfront or immerse yourself in swimming, surfing, fishing, cycling, windsurfing, kitesurfing. Then enjoy nature-based activities, explore, get fit, enjoy the arts or sporting events, and there are plenty of fun activities for children.


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Each beachside market showcases a carefully curated line-up of surf and salty inspired artists and designers, live music, food and drink trucks positioned within walking distance to the beach!
We are WA’s first zero waste and single use plastic free event! All stallholders use biodegradable or compostable packing.

You’ll also find kids workshops at the Kids Nature Club tent, educational presentations, coastal clean ups, free community yoga and meditation sessions, chill out zone, hula hooping plus heaps more fun under the sun!

The markets are a platform for the Perth Coastal Community that engages and provides positive growth to the creative folk whilst working towards a more sustainable future.

When: Every Saturday fortnight from November to March.

Where: Clarko Reserve, Trigg Beach

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Experience the magic, colour and spectacle of your favourite floats this year at the 2020 Christmas Pageant bringing Christmas magic to the streets of Perth on 5th December from 7.30pm.

This is a free family friendly event, don’t miss out! Tickets are free, and registration is required

When: 5th December from 7.30pm

Where: Perth CBD

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Sculpture by the Sea is an annual exhibition that transforms the famous sands of Cottesloe Beach into an outdoor sculpture park. The exhibition is featured from the sea wall all the way along the sand towards North Cottesloe and on the surrounding grassed areas creating a beautiful sculpture park.

When: 5th – 22nd March 2021

Where: Cottesloe Beach

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A celebratory street carnival to welcome the lunar new year, Year of the OX. It will be a free community event open to the public to share the joy of the Chinese New Year while experiencing Chinese culture and customs, the event also embraces the cultural diversity of the Western Australia community as a whole.

The event will kick off with the lighting of firecrackers and Chung Wah Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe performing and parading through James Street to Perth Cultural Centre. The fair features significant Chinese Cultures through food and beverage, performing arts, sports, activities, games and community information sharing.

When: 14th February 2021 | 12pm-9pm

Where: Northbridge

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SFRINGE WORLD Perth will be to be the first big Fringe to return post COVID-19. Western Australia’s FRINGE WORLD Festival has announced its plans for the 2021 Festival, with the popular event set to be the first major Fringe performance opportunity for artists, post COVID-19 restrictions.

FRINGE WORLD is the third largest Fringe in the world and 2021 will be a 10th birthday celebration for the Festival, which will take place from Friday 15 January to 14 February at various locations across Perth

When: From Friday 15 January to 14 February

Where: Various locations across Perth

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Since 3 January 1953, Perth Festival has seeded and cultivated decades of cultural growth as the oldest arts festival in the Southern Hemisphere. It is Australia’s premier curated multi-arts festival and one of the greatest in the world, known for commissioning major new works, celebrating the unique qualities of Perth and engaging diverse audiences.

Every glorious summer the best artists from Western Australia and the world stand shoulder to shoulder in creative unity within the community.

When: 5th – 28th February 2021

Where: Various venues across Perth

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Scarborough sunset markets – summer edition

Known for its gorgeous views, glorious beach and buzzing vibes, Scarborough is the perfect place to perch up on a warm Thursday night with mates, yummy eats and a thirst quenching bev in hand, listening to live music, watching the captivating sunset and embracing all that makes Scarborough truly special.

There is nowhere else you will rather be on Thursday nights in Perth as the Scarborough Sunset Markets have become WA’s most iconic beach side event for tourist and locals alike.

When: 5th November 2020 – 29th April 2021
5pm – 9pm

Where: Scarborough Beach Foreshore

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WASO’s annual free end of year concert is reconceived in 2020 as an RAC Arena spectacular on Saturday 12 December 2020. No other show in the City this year will feature such a magnificent combination of sing-along Christmas hits and dazzling special effects, totally free and COVID-safe for the whole family.

Western Australia’s favourite leading lady, Lucy Durack, will be our host while your West Australian Symphony Orchestra and special guests perform a much-loved program of Christmas classics. Families can sing-along to Baby, It’s Cold Outside, What A Wonderful World and Santa Claus is Coming to Town while also enjoying favourites from The Nutcracker and Home Alone.

This magical production will feature more than 130 West Australian performers on stage including the Orchestra and WASO Chorus led by Perth’s rising star conductor Jen Winley. They will be joined by international musical theatre star Amy Manford, and acclaimed soprano Samantha Clarke, with more special guests including the one and only, Santa.

While the event remains free for all the family, tickets will need to be secured via Ticketek with contact details required at booking.

When: Saturday 12 December 2020

Where: an RAC Arena

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A new exhibition, Monster Creature World making its first appearance in Perth, featuring the amazing behaviours and extreme characteristics of some of the earth’s most fascinating creatures – insects.

The exhibition will feature various giant, moving, hissing, clicking insects and creatures from different parts of the world – image a 6m Tarantula and 6m Scorpion from head to tail!

School kids and families will experience a bug’s-eye view of their world, explore critter calls, amusement rides a bug train, and participate. A variety of preserved and live reptiles and insects will be on view for close-up inspection.

A unique educational exhibition like Monster Creature World is very popular world wide and usually gets sold out before the event day. Customers are advised to purchase tickets in advance in order to avoid disappointments on the day. Limited tickets are available for each session. If you do not have tickets until the event day you are not guaranteed access. There will be no tickets sale at the entry.

When: 15th– 24th January 2021

Where: Claremont Showgrounds

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