Event Calendar

Family fun in Perth

Treat your kids to a fun day out in Perth! Whether you're seeking amusement parks or educational fun, Perth offers a variety of attractions for families.

Local visitor centres, community newspapers, libraries or and hotel concierge departments, can all provide more information on events and activities around Perth that are suitable for children. See below Perth's top family fun attractions, activities and tours.


Educational attractions

Perth and surrounds has many places you can visit for both fun and learning! Many of Perth's premier education attractions give you insight into science, art, culture, space and pioneering history in a fun and exciting environment.
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Nature & wildlife attractions

Perth and surrounds boasts a diverse wildlife experiences and natural wonders for children to discover - feed kangaroos, meet cute koalas, go on a family walk through a national park, enjoy a picnic and more.
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Family fun attractionsThe Maze, home of Outback Splash

Perth has many places of activities and interest for children whether you are seeking wildlife parks, beaches, nature, culture, something educational and fun or just to be outside enjoying the great outdoors.
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Amusement & fun parksAdventure World

Come and experience the fun and excitment of Perth's variety of amusement and fun parks! We have it all from water parks and fun amusement rides to mini golf and and mazes - you'll have a great day out for the whole family..
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See what's on for families and children in Perth and surrounds this month!
  • Make Smoking History Kelmscott Show

    Kelmscott | Dates: 20 – 21 Oct, 2017
    The Make Smoking History Kelmscott Show offers a full program of entertainment at Rushton Park Showgrounds on Friday 20 and Saturday 21 October. From the Friday night Spectacular Freestyle Moto X bikes and Fireworks Spectacular to the Saturday family day with musical performances and over 80 exhibitors.
  • Mandoon Estate Free Family Oktoberfest Event

    Caversham | Dates: 21 – 21 Oct, 2017
    The traditional German Brewhouse at Mandoon Estate has been busy brewing some pretty tasty German beers for Oktoberfest. Head down to the beer garden for a FREE family Oktoberfest event on Saturday 21 October. There will be plenty to keep everyone entertained including at bouncy castle, live music and giant lawn games.
  • Oktoberfest 2017 - Family Fun Event

    Swan Valley | Dates: 22 – 22 Oct, 2017
    Following the main 18+ events on 14 & 21 October, Elmar's will be hosting a Family Fun Event on 22 October. This year is going to be bigger and better than ever before offering something for the whole family. There are many traditional German foods available for purchase on the day that include Elmar's famous Schweinshaxe.
  • Rottnest Island Carnivale

    Rottnest Island | Dates: 28 – 28 Oct, 2017
    Rottnest Island Carnivale is back again on the 28th October 2017 with a full day and night of festivities raising funds for our very important charity partner, Telethon. Join in the celebrations as the Island transforms from a freakishly fine day into a spooky evening full of mouth-watering food, dance and entertainment.
  • Boo at the Zoo

    South Perth | Dates: 28 – 28 Oct, 2017
    Calling all ghouls and goblins for Perth Zoo's spook-tacular Halloween event on Saturday 28 October, 5pm - 8pm. Dress to impress in your favourite Halloween costume, bring your own torch and trick-or-treat bag to follow the trail at Perth Zoo. Snap a scary pic of yourself in the brand new photo boooooth and get a sugar rush as you explore super sweet Candyland.
  • Kids' Cushion Concert

    Kwinana | Dates: 01 – 01 Nov, 2017
    The West Australian Symphony Orchestra presents a Kids Cushion Concert on Wednesday 1 November at Darius Wells Library and Resource Centre, Kwinana. WASO's 15-piece Education Chamber Orchestra (EChO) perform a fun 50-minute introduction to the fun of classical music including sing-alongs and child-size instruments for kids to have a go.

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