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WA hosts an array of festivals that suit every interest and age group year-round. Annual events like Fringe Festival and Perth Comedy Festival offer a bucket-load of laughs and entertainment, while Perth Festival contributes to Perth’s thriving social scene. Music lovers won’t want to miss the eclectic Falls and Laneway Festivals in the heart of Fremantle. There are also enough food and drink festivals to fill the hungriest of tummies and film festivals that showcase both local and international talent.

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Perth Beerfest 2020

Perth's best festival to get your fix of beer, food and live entertainment

  • Dates:2-3 Oct
  • Time(s):Evenings 5-10pm, Saturday 11am-4pm
  • Venue:Langley Park
  • Festivals:All Festivals


  • Hosted By:First Choice Liquor Mart
  • Venue Address:Langley Park, 103 Riverside Drive, Perth WA 6004
  • Ticket Price FROM:$16.71
  • Ticket price TO:$139.35
  • Other:Festivals,Food & drink
  • Food & Drink:Food Event,Beer,Cider


The biggest and boldest BeerFest yet! 

A comprehensive range of beer & food matching and a dedicated live stage packed with iconic live music and DJs, live comedy and roving performances.

The Elizabeth Quay location offers the perfect viewing for the epic main stage entertainment. Over 300 unique, exotic and small batch craft beers, ciders, cocktails and wines, hand crafted and perfectly complemented by Perth’s most decadent local street food.

This is not an event any beer lover can afford to miss!

SpritzFEST @ Hadiqa

Enjoy Perth’s biggest all-day Springtime Spritz event held at the spectacular Middle-Eastern inspired rooftop venue Hadiqa, featuring epic local DJs, live mural installations and more!

  • Dates:Oct 3
  • Time(s):12pm to 2am
  • Venue:Hadiqa
  • Festivals:All Festivals


  • Hosted By:Hadiqa & Riot Wine Co
  • Venue Address:40 Irwin Street (Corner Hay Street And Irwin Street) Perth, WA, Australia 6000
  • Ticket Price FROM:$25 + $2 b/f
  • Ticket price TO:$55 + $2 b/f
  • Other:Festivals,Food & drink
  • Food & Drink:Restaurant Events,Spirits,Wine
  • Music:DJs


Perth's most spectacular Middle-Eastern inspired rooftop venue Hadiqa is set to host SpritzFEST this Spring, in collaboration with the vino-lovers at R!OT Wines. Think refreshing spritzes, epic local DJs, bespoke chill out spaces - even a live mural instalation...

Local DJs Charlie Bucket (Day), Kaz Fdel Hamilton (Dusk), Al Black (Dark) have been confirmed to keep the rooftop vibe electric throughout the day - from chill-out sun dappled day time tunes, to dusky funk and late night beats.

Revellers will enjoy two complimentary cans of the newly released R!OT Rosé Spritz on arrival as part of the $25 ticket price. Hadiqa are keeping it simple with Moroccan themed eats available to purchase from the kitchen from 12noon - 10pm, with upgraded Lunch and Dinner tickets available to pre-purchase. 

SpritzFEST Sessions Available:

Day (Noon-4pm): General Admission $25 + $2b/f, Lunch $55 + $2b/f

Dusk (5pm-9pm): General Admission $25 + $2b/f, Dinner $55 + $2b/f

Dusk (9pm-till Late); Free Entry 

Tickets are on sale now!



Oktoberfest In The Gardens Perth 2020

Grab your lederhosen and dirndls and prepare your steins: Oktoberfest in the Gardens is back in Perth for their 10th anniversary celebrations.

  • Dates:Oct 10
  • Time(s):1pm-9pm
  • Venue:Langley Park


  • Hosted By:Nokturnl Events
  • Venue Address:Langley Park
  • Other:Festivals,Food & drink
  • Food & Drink:Beer


Taking after the widely celebrated German beer festival, Oktoberfest in the Gardens features all the fun and frivolity from previous years with live music, rides, a silent disco, side shows, wood chopping, roving performers, market stalls and more.

A Taste Of Chittering

The annual festival returns as an all-weekend event, celebrating the produce, wine and country lifestyle of the greater Chittering region during the stunning wildflower season.

  • Dates:Oct 17 & 18
  • Time(s):Sat 10am to 5pm; Sun 10am to 3pm
  • Venue:Nesci Estate Wine Farm
  • Festivals:All Festivals


  • Venue Address:4286 Great Northern Highway, Lower Chittering
  • Ticket Price FROM:$10
  • Ticket price TO:$20
  • Other:Festivals,Food & drink
  • Food & Drink:Festival


A Taste of Chittering will bring the grounds of the picturesque Nesci Estate alive across the weekend with the Marketplace that showcases local producers.  An impressive farmer’s market and local vendor market will be complimented by live music, food trucks, demonstrations and wine and beer tastings.

The all-ages event is the perfect family day out with attractions such as farm animals and marshmallow toasting for the kids.

Exciting additional ticketed events such as a pop-up dining experience, electric bike tours around the Chittering region, chef Masterclasses and a beer brewing competition will be announced soon.

Chittering is an easy 50-minute drive north-east of the Perth CBD, and boasts green rolling hills and valleys, fragrant citrus orchards and cattle and sheep grazing on valley slopes.

Commencing at 10:00 am each day, the fully licensed event runs to 5:00 pm on Saturday and 3:00 pm on Sunday.  Admission includes a free fresh pressed juice, coffee, beer or wine for just $18 online or $20 at the gate (concession $10 and $12), with FREE ENTRY available for children (under 18) and local Chittering residents.

Elmar's Oktoberfest 18+

Elmar's Oktoberfest 2020

  • Dates:Saturday 17th October
  • Time(s):12pm - 6pm
  • Venue:Elmar's in the Valley
  • Festivals:All Festivals


  • Hosted By:Elmar's in the Valley
  • Venue Address:831 West Swan Road, Henley Brook WA 6055
  • Ticket Price FROM:28.73
  • Ticket price TO:43.05
  • Other:Festivals,Food & drink,Music
  • Food & Drink:Beer,Cider,Festival,Spirits


Elmar's Oktoberfest in the Swan Valley, Perth is back in 2020! Sit back, relax and enjoy Germany's biggest festival in the Swan Valley's largest German BIERGARTEN.

SATURDAY 17TH OCTOBER 2020 - 12pm to 6pm

Your General Admission ticket includes ONE original beer or soft drink

Your Premium ticket includes ONE original beer or soft drink, an Elmar's Bratwurst with the works in a bun and to really get you into the festival spirit - a piece of Oktoberfest attire!


Live music by Ben Merito & Polka Dots
Traditional 1 litre beer steins filled with our Oktoberfest Bier - Märzen
Loads of games throughout the day
German BBQ
Elmar's tap beer, wine, cider, premix spirits available
New addition - cocktail bar!
Best dressed competition
LIMITED CAPACITY - don't miss out!

This is an 18+ event only.

Note: Oktoberfest is a CASH only event. Please bring cash along to avoid the ATM queues.


Goon & Nugz Festival is back! Get your crew together for a celebration of all things Cask Wine and Chicken Nuggets, Fri Nov 6 & Sat Nov 7 6pm-12am at the Perth Mess Hal

  • Dates:Nov 6 & 7
  • Time(s):6pm-12am
  • Venue:Perth Mess Hall


  • Hosted By:Caustic Content
  • Venue Address:8 Francis Street
  • Ticket Price:$20-25 + b/fee
  • Other:Festivals
  • Music:DJs
  • Food & Drink:Festival,Food Event,Wine


After a sold-out event in 2019, Goon & Nugz Festival is back!
Get your crew together for a celebration of all things Cask Wine and Chicken Nuggets, Friday November 6 (new show added) & Saturday November 7 (Sold-out) 6pm-12am at the Perth Mess Hall 
"What a perfect combination: goon and bloody chicken nuggets" LADbible
“A festival that nobody asked for but everyone wants” Urban List
“The finest in boxed food and wine, all in one location” Delicious Australia
“Your guilty pleasures – together at last” Broadsheet Melbourne
4 of Perth’s top food vendors will be serving up classic Nugz along with Nugz inspired dishes. Vegan and Gluten Free Options! The final menu will be revealed closer to the date.
A pop-up Goon Bar will be serving all your guilty cask wine pleasures along with our delicious Goontails including Classy Bogan Sours, Fruity Lexia is Sexier, Pineapple Goonjito’s, Berry Goongria’s, and more. A selection of Craft Beer, Spirits and non-alcohol options available.
Bringing the party vibes is Tomás Ford’s CRAP MUSIC RAVE PARTY! Request any song you want, as long as it's crap. He’ll spin your tunes while making a total hyperactive idiot of himself. These parties go off to sold out crowds around the world.
Plus, DJ’s Sam Timmerman and Triplett will get you grooving on the d-floor 
Chicken nugget eating comp hosted by Comedian Colin Ebsworth (7pm - 5 contestants chosen at random to eat the most nuggets in 5 mins with a $250 cash prize)
Ping pong, games, activities and heaps more.
18+ only / No BYO.
Dress: Party vibes
Optional: Goon & Nugz inspired fancy dress (The best judged costume at 9pm will score a $100 bar card).
Follow us on Instagram: @goonandnugz #goonandnugz
Enquiries: goonandnugz@gmail.com
Caustic Content presents:
Perth Mess Hall, 8 Francis St, Perth WA 6000
Friday November 6 & Saturday November 7th 6pm - 12am
*Goon & Nugz encourage responsible consumption of alcohol and will not tolerate antisocial behaviour.
*All appropriate public health measures relating to Covid-19 will be adhered to in accordance with WA State and Federal Government recommendations. 


Perth International Jazz Festival

With an incredible mix of over 60 local, national and international jazz artists, the 2020 Perth International Jazz Festival is not to be missed if you are a lover of jazz.

  • Dates:Nov 6 - 8
  • Time(s):Session Times Vary
  • Venue:Perth Cultural Centre
  • Festivals:All Festivals


  • Hosted By:Perth International Jazz Festival
  • Venue Address:Francis Street and, William St, Northbridge
  • Other:Festivals,Music
  • Music:Jazz


The 2020 Perth International Jazz Festival will be soon announcing the program for its eighth annual event for one weekend only on Friday 6, Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 November.

Featuring free and ticketed concerts, intimate artist talks, and workshops, experience new delights and reacquaint yourself with old favourites spanning big band, solo performers, instrumentalists, vocalists, contemporary and avant-garde.

The State Theatre Centre of WA will be the Festival hub incorporating the Courtyard and Heath Ledger Theatre in ways you’ve haven’t experienced before – and all in walking distance to venues The Rechabite, The Bird and The Ellington Jazz Club.

The FREE community program will be also bigger than ever – get set for jazzy sounds spilling out from the Perth Cultural Centre’s Urban Orchard Stage (supported by Edith Cowan University) and Hyde Park with artist talks at The Rechabite.

Fremantle Beerfest 2020

Presented by Little Creatures, this is the largest collection of Western Australian beer producers in one location!

  • Dates:Nov 13- 15
  • Venue:Esplanade Park, Fremantle


  • Hosted By:Little Creatures
  • Ticket Price:$25
  • Other:Festivals,Food & drink
  • Food & Drink:Beer,Cider,Festival,Food Event


There will be over 60 unique, exotic and small batch craft beers, ciders, cocktails over 3 days at the Fremantle Esplanade Park. 

Beerfest is packed with a massive range of entertainment and activities from free masterclasses of beer/food pairing and tastings to live bands and DJs, live-streamed sports and performers. BeerFest literally has something for everyone!

As a part of the 2020 Fremantle BeerFest, Little Creatures is also hosting a homebrewer competition offering an opportunity for one home brewer to take their recipe to the hallowed halls of Little Creatures Fremantle for a full brew experience and their beer featured as a Limited Release on tap at Fremantle BeerFest.

You can also opt to stay in the Esplanade Hotel, and buy a ticket which includes your accomodation and BeerFest entry. 

Gin Tonica

Let the party beGIN, Perth's first-ever Gin Tonica festival is here!

  • Dates:Postponed from Mar 29 - Nov 29
  • Time(s):11:30am-6pm
  • Venue:Market Grounds
  • Festivals:All Festivals


  • Hosted By:Market Grounds
  • Venue Address:10 Telethon Avenue, Perth
  • Ticket Price FROM:$25
  • Ticket price TO:$65
  • Other:Festivals
  • Food & Drink:Festival


Holla at your fellow gin lovers & get ready to experience the finest from local & international distilleries; learn how to lift your garnish game, explore the huge range of Fever-Tree tonics + snack on gin inspired everythang!

Features include; Garnish Garden, G&T Caravan Bar, Gin inspired treats & snacks, Live DJs in The Grounds Beer Garden,Gin botanical workshops & masterclasses, Stalls from all your fave gin brands


$55pp+bf Premium Admission

As well as all the benefits of GA, you'll score a spot in a Gin & Tonic pairing masterclass with Fever-Tree ambassador Trish + exclusive goodie bag

$65pp Gin Tonica Luncheon

Feast on a gintastic 2 course menu of locally sourced, seasonal produce, perfectly matched to 2 gin tonicas + something sweet to finish

Get creative with your own garnish bouquet that allows you to customise your drinks to your taste!
Choose from 12pm or 2:30pm for your session and enjoy full entry to the event with your ticket

Email any enquiries to our team at book@marketgrounds.com.au