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.
SUMMER X SALT MARKETS
Summer X Salt is now known as WA’s iconic Surf and Salty Lifestyle Market-Place at Clarko Reserve, Trigg Beach every Saturday fortnight from November to March.
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
YAGAN SQUARE NYUMBI
Experience the world’s oldest living culture through music and dance. Immerse yourself in Western Australia’s Noongar culture as Aboriginal dancers perform traditional song and dance and share stories of our rich culture and history.
Visit the Yagan Square amphitheatre every Friday evening from 13 November to 16 April to enjoy free Aboriginal performances.
When: From 13 November – 16 April
Where: Yagan Square
PERTH FESTIVAL 2021
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 February – 14th March 2021
Where: Various venues across Perth
SCULPTURE BY THE SEA
The popular annual outdoor sculpture exhibition Sculpture by the Sea returns to transform Cottesloe’s famous white sands from 5 – 22 March, 2021.
Celebrating 17 years, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe is one of Perth’s largest free public events – attracting an estimated 220,000 visitors to explore the art and create Perth’s own version of the Italian passeggiata.
Seventy artists from 13 countries are set to showcase their work across the 18-day exhibition, with a COVID Event Plan in place, including sculptors from Japan, the USA, New Zealand, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Denmark, Malaysia and France.
Thirty-five sculptors from Western Australia will showcase the State’s wealth of artistic talent, accompanied by interstate artists from New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and the ACT.
Joining the Decade Club after exhibiting at Cottesloe for the tenth time are local WA artists Ayad Alqaragholli and Tom De Munk-Kerkmeer.
When: 5 – 22 March, 2021.
Where: Cottesloe Beach
SCARBOROUCH 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 Square, Scarborough
PERTH COMEDY FESTIVAL 2021
The annual Perth Comedy Festival brings a line-up of the world’s biggest comedy stars and next-big-things to WA stages every April and May.
The Perth Comedy Festival has established itself as a landmark event on WA’s cultural calendar. From stand-up to sketch, satire, improv, musical, absurdist, theatre, magic and kids comedy, there’s something in the program to satisfy all tastes. The Festival attracts a diverse audience from Perth and beyond, representing all age groups.
When: 19th April – 16th May 2021
Where: Various venues across Perth