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What's On in Perth This Month: May & Beyond

Autumn is in full swing - and so is our round-up of what's on in Perth this month and beyond.


From winter markets to cocktail masterclasses as well as indulgent foodie delights, this is your guide to what’s on in Perth this month. Whether you're a local looking for new things to do, or a visitor keen to explore the happenings in Perth, you're in for a real treat this May and beyond. 

What's On in Perth: Fun Things to Do

Scarborough Sunset Markets: Winter Edition (Image Credit: Jed Lyall Steele)

Scarborough Sunset Markets: Winter Edition

Perth’s most iconic beachside markets are back this Saturday! Bringing the winter feeds and wholesome vibes to the beautiful Scarborough promenade, this year’s winter markets are bigger than ever. Find your favourite global food trucks around the iconic Scarborough Clocktower and throughout the arbours, as well as carefully curated artisan market stalls. Pop on your winter cosies and sip a mulled wine around the fire pit, as beats from the beloved local markets DJs provide the perfect soundtrack to your wintery Saturday eves. 

Every Saturday, from 3.00pm

Scarborough Promenade, Scarborough

Taste Great Southern

Taste Great Southern 2024 

Taste Great Southern is the iconic regional foodie festival that combines the amazing flavours of fresh local food, fine wines, and the unique landscapes of WA’s South-West. With more than 40 not-to-be-missed experiences hosted by local, state and nationally acclaimed chefs and talent - like long lunches, unique dinners, degustations, premium pairing events, community markets and more -  there is something for everybody.

2nd-12th May 2024

Saturday Night Fever (Image Credit: Drew Anthony Creative)

Saturday Night Fever 

Saturday Night Fever is the ultimate celebration of the 1970s disco phenomenon that defined a generation and includes the Bee Gee’s hit’s ‘Stayin’ Alive’, ‘Night Fever’, ‘More Than A Woman’ and ‘How Deep Is Your Love’. Gather the gals and enjoy a high-energy production of this iconic smash hit musical live on stage. Sensational dancing and vocal performances bring the amazing disco soundtrack to life. 

Performances begin 8th May and continue throughout the month

Book here

The Royale Theatre at Planet Royale, 12 Lake Street, Northbridge

Sunday Soiree at Cabana Pool Bar

Sunday Soiree at Cabana Pool Bar

Fancy a dip? The Marina Mindarie is hosting a pool party at their Cabana Pool Bar, and is the perfect way to cool down and relax with friends on a hot day. Enjoy food, drink and a vibrant atmosphere as you sit under cabanas or take a dip in the pool. Did we mention that cocktail pitchers are $30 all day long, and regular cocktails just $12 between 3.00pm to 4.00pm? 

Every Sunday from 11.00am

33 Ocean Falls Boulevard, Mindarie

What's On in Perth: Eat & Drink


Running of the Bottles at Lum's 

Say hello to the the ultimate fiesta, where the flavours of Spain meet the spirit of Subiaco for an unforgettable Sunday sesh!

Experience a taste of San Sebastian in Subiaco as Lums' Chef Zac brings Old Town's delicious flavours straight to you. Join in on the fun-filled frivolities, brimming with Spanish vibes and Euro wines.

Local wineries like Skigh Wines, Zonzo, and Swan Valley Winery will be pouring tastings of their finest bottles alongside Spanish-inspired eats.


Sunday 10th March, 12.00pm to 4.00pm

Book here

Lum's, 433 Hay Street, Subiaco


3 Negroni Lunch at Bertie 

Get along to Bertie Wine Bar for a midday rendezvous with not one, but three Negronis! They're all paired (naturally) with Bertie’s finest plates. Inspired by the glory days of a three-Martini lunch (very Mad Men), this indulgent afternoon includes an expert-led Negroni masterclass led by one of Australia’s best bartenders, James Connolly. 

Sunday 19th May, 1.00pm

77 Old Perth Road, Bassendean

Bistecca: A Taste of Tuscany in The Garden

Bistecca: Taste of Tuscany at The Garden

Welcome the cooler weather with a stunning Tuscan banquet at the Garden, featuring Italy’s iconic salt-crusted Bistecca alla Fiorentina. The 40 day dry aged T-bone will be served alongside a hearty assortment of autumnal starters and sides; paired Italian wines, cocktails, and aperitif; plus a tiramisu for dessert. Oof. 

Thursday 23rd May, 6.30pm

742 Newcastle Street, Leederville

Brookfield Place (Image Credit: Destination Perth)

Gin Lane at Brookfield Place

Back for 2024, Brookfield Place’s Gin Lane is treating us to thirteen creative cocktails, from seven of our favourite CBD bars. You can expect epic new concoctions or a playful twist on the classic cocktail across venues like Bobeche, Bar Lafayette, Bob’s Bar, Small Print, The Heritage, Print Hall and W Churchill. 

Until 31st May

Book here

Brookfield Place, 125 St Georges Terrace, Perth 

Bar Amelie

Mixing Magic Masterclass at Bar Amelie 

Step up your cocktail game with local legend Adam Keane at Bar Amelie, at an exclusive cocktail masterclass where you'll delve into the art of mixology. Shake, sip, and learn as Keane spills the beans on insider tips and tricks for creating your favourite cocktails. During this hands-on session, you'll have the chance to enjoy three unique variations of the featured cocktail, each expertly paired with mouthwatering canapés crafted by Bar Amelie's talented team. 

Saturday May 25th

118 Rokeby Road, Subiaco  

Oyster Club at Servo Leederville

The Oyster Club: Unlimited at Servo

Back for the second season, Oyster lovers, have we got a date for your diaries! Happening on Sunday 26th May, Servo’s all-inclusive experience includes two hours of bottomless cocktails, sparkling and beers; unlimited freshly shucked oysters; plus a bunch of mezze share plates from the Servo kitchen for gourmet grazing. 

Sunday 26th May 

9 Electric Lane, Leederville  

Spritz Salute at STAMPA! (Image Credit: Cubbage Photo)

Make-Your-Own Spritz Lands at STAMPA!

Embrace the spirit of dolce vita as Print Hall's STAMPA! introduces its latest offering: Spritz Salute. Taking over the restaurant every Saturday, Spritz Salute is a celebration of Italian flair, bringing together the art of making your own spritz with a mouth-watering selection of canapés. 

Designed for groups of two (or the more the merrier), the STAMPA! team will treat you to your own golden bird cage full of Italian canapes (read: luxe), a bottle of bubbles, Limoncello, Aspide and everything needed to MYO spritz! Expect an array of incredibly delicious nibbles from the STAMPA! kitchen to enjoy alongside, with a little something to satiate both savoury and sweet tooth's alike. From mushroom arancini, beef tartare and gnocco fritto to mini lemon meringue tarts and salted caramel tiramisu, it's all buono! But like all good things, bookings are essential.

$99 per person

Book here

Saturdays, 12.30pm to 2.30pm or 3.00pm to 5.00pm

Brookfield Place, 125 St Georges Terrace, Perth

The Old Apple Shed Markets

Join in on market day fun the last Saturday of every month at The Old Apple Shed Markets, bringing those good old-fashioned farmers markets vibes to Core Cider. Each month is a showcase from a range of local producers and artisan makers...and from opening time they'll have the coffee machine cranking! Make a day of it, bring family or friends, and let the kids run about whilst you enjoy pizzas and casual eats from the Cider Garden bar, or book into the Orchard Bistro for lunch. 

Last Saturday of every month

10.00am to 2.00pm

What's On in Perth: Arts & Culture

To the Moon at WA Muyseum Boola Barlip

To the Moon: WA Museum Boola Barlip

This fascinating, multiform exhibition focuses on humankind’s long fascination with the moon, seeing it as a gateway to the larger universe and the first and most important step in space exploration. To the Moon interweaves lunar art, pop culture, planetary science, historical insights, and the perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The exhibition features the incredible 'Museum of the Moon', a touring artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram. Measuring seven metres in diameter, the moon features 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface.

Perth Cultural Centre, Perth

What's On in Perth: Out of Town

Rottnest Island (Image Credit: Pinky's Rottnest)

Day trip to Rottnest Island

With its jaw-droppingly beautiful beaches and ultra laid-back holiday vibes, Rottnest/Wadjemup is Western Australian coastal paradise at its finest. Bask in the endless sunshine, feast on baked goods from the iconic bakery, and ride your bike to the island's stunning bays - each more pristine than the last. Winter days unfold in an effortless rhythm and come the evening, make your way to one of the island’s stunning eateries, like the breezy Italian-inspired Isola, for sunset sips and utterly memorable beachside dining.

Rottnest Island, WA

Loved our guide to the best of what's on in Perth this month and beyond? You'll also enjoy our weekend guide to Perth, and why not check out our guides to the best cafes, restaurants and bars in town. Because no day out in Perth should go without a delicious brunch, an exquisite dinner at a favourite local haunt or tipple or two at a cool new wine bar. 

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