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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Come along from 3pm to enjoy the free Lotterywest Entertainment Zone on Langley Park and the Birak Concert at the Supreme Court Gardens. Then secure your spot on the foreshore to watch the spectacular fireworks display at 8pm.

The Air Show will also be returning to Skyworks in 2020.

When: 26th Jan 2020

Where: Perth Foreshore

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The top male tennis players from 24 countries will compete in the first ever ATP Cup next year. The highly anticipated tournament will take place over 10 days next year and Perth will host several matches at the RAC Arena.

When: 3rd-8th January 2020

Where: RAC Arena, Perth

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FRINGE WORLD is a summer celebration held in Perth and Western Australia each year. It’s the largest annual event in WA and the third largest Fringe in the world.

When: 17th Jan– 16th Feb 2020

Where: In & around Perth

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The ICC T20 World Cup is cricket’s ultimate prize in the fastest growing format of the game.

In 2020, the eyes of the world will be on Australia as the 10 best women’s teams and 16 best men’s teams, compete to be crowned World Cup champions. The event will take place across eight different host cities, including Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Geelong, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

When: 22nd – 24th February

Where: Optus Stadium

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The Sunset Veranda brings the much-loved FRINGE WORLD Festival to our iconic Scarborough Beach with a program that will tickle your funny bone, make your spine tingle and your head spin!

Visit us Thursday to Sundays and experience the magic of the festival against the backdrop of our incredible west coast sunset. Grab a drink and a bit to eat with friends and family for the perfect summer’s night.

When: 17th Jan – 16th Feb 2020

Where: Scarborough Beach

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Festival season is upon us and the first ever Zoochella is ready to rock Perth Zoo on New Year’s Eve, Tuesday 31 December 2019!

Join us as we put our family-friendly spin on the California-based Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Grab your mini VIPs and rock out to DJ Paul! Featuring popular dance tunes, multiple stages and interactive dance troupe, this event will be a sensory overload of music, dancing, lights, bubbles, and face and body art to invoke every child’s inner free spirit.

When: 31st Dec 2019

Where: Perth Zoo

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Over the summer months Scarborough beach comes alive with the Scarborough Sunset Markets.
Each week the beachfront will ignite into a celebration of all that makes this location truly special – mesmerising sunsets, crystal blue ocean, crisp white sands, a foodies’ oasis, thirst quenching bevies, live music, creative artists and pop up stores.

The Scarborough Sunset Markets are on Thursday evenings over summer at WA’s most iconic beach side welcoming tourists and locals alike.


When: Every Thursday over summer

Where: Scarborough Beach Foreshore

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Sunset Wine & Brews is the place to be this summer!
Enjoy an iconic WA sunset while tasting the best of WA’s wine, craft beers, ciders, and spirits at Sunset Wine & Brew’s new home of Jubilee Park, City Beach!

While the weather is warm and the beaches are looking great, grab your friends and get to know WA’s best wines & brews from incredible local producers! You can enjoy a glass at the festival or stock up for home.

When: 7-9 Feb 2020

Where: Jubilee Park, City Beach

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Perth Festival has been disrupting and celebrating Perth and Western Australia for 65 years.
The Festival was born out of the University of Western Australia’s annual summer school entertainment nights as a ‘festival for the people’ on January 3, 1953. Since then, 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. At Festival time in Perth, there is no other place like this on Earth. For a few weeks every glorious summer, the best artists from Western Australia and the world stand shoulder to shoulder in creative unity with the community.

When: 7th February – 1st March

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Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe is staged on the beautiful Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia. 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: 6th – 23rd March 2020

Where: Cottesloe Beach

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Welcome in 2020 with music from the Vienna Pops Orchestra.

The recent star of Phantom of the Opera in London’s West End, Perth’s own Amy Manford, will join Music Director Mark Coughlan and the Vienna Pops Orchestra to fill the Perth Concert Hall with glorious and uplifting music to welcome in the New Year as we count down to 2020.

When: 31st Dec 2019

Where: Perth Concert Hall

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Bring in the new year with FREE live music including Sam Perry; children’s entertainment; street performers and stunning fireworks!

With three stages across two venues, Yagan Square and the Perth Cultural Centre will come to life with this family friendly event that has something for everyone.

When: 31st Dec 2019

Where: Perth Cultural Centre & Yagan Square

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