Perth winter is officially on fire – there is no Netflix and Chill here.
It’s quite normal once the Perth winter months hit to simply stay home and avoid going out at all costs, but Perth has a tonne of awesome things to do this winter which will have your reaching for your scarf and jacket.
Alternatively, if you aren’t fazed by the colder nights and are wanting to get out and have some fun then we have the list for you.
Top Things To Do In Perth This Winter
From ice skating to date nights to the Northern Lights and secret hot tub pop-ups – Perth is going to be anything but chill this winter.
Winter Date Night Ideas
Looking for the perfect date night location that ticks all the boxes of great eats/drinks, atmosphere and of course cosy?
We have 9 of the top Perth small bars and restaurants to hit up for a perfect winter date night.
Read more: Winter Date Night Ideas Perth
Borealis by Dan Acher
Perth will be bringing the Northern Lights to you this winter.
Forrest Place will be transformed as Swiss artist Dan Acher brings the Northern Lights to Perth with Borealis – a unique light installation that beams high power lasers through particle clouds to recreate the mesmerising natural phenomenon.
Read more: Experience The Norther Lights In Perth
Winter Lights at Brookfield Place
Bigger and brighter in 2019!
Brookfield Place will transform the precinct with a brand-new showcase of light installations, projections and entertainment to brighten the winter nights in the CBD.
This year features world-famous installations and thought-provoking sculptures from local and international visual artists, many never seen before in WA.
Read more: Winter Lights at Brookfield Place 2019
Perth Winter Fest
On top of Borealis and Winter Lights at Brookfield Place, the City of Perth have a host of other free events and activities to experience this winter.
The City of Perth Winter Fest 2019 festival – runs from 24 June to 21 July – hosts free events and experiences around the city from unique art installations and school holiday activities to make-believe snowfall in the malls.
Read more: Perth Winter Fest 2019
Fremantle Winter Wonderland
Winterworld Fremantle is a wondrous place where families and friends rug up and come together to revel in the magic of winter.
Experience winter like never before with skating, real snow pit, slides, markets, fire pits, silent discos and even unicorns – from 29 June – 21 July 2019.
Read more: Winter Wonderland Fremantle
Skating At Elizabeth Quay
If you’ve ever dreamt of a European après-ski experience, dream no more.
Skating At returns to Perth this winter with its signature ice rink, entertainment, icy-cool rides, and delicious food and drink options all located at Elizabeth Quay.
The festival runs from the 28th of June to the 21st of July.
Read more: Ice Skating at Elizabeth Quay
Scarborough Beach Winter Markets
The Scarborough Sunset Markets Winter Edition kicked off 18 May and running every Saturday until 10 August 2019.
No need to hibernate and sit on the couch all winter glued to Netflix. Scarborough Sunset Markets Winter Edition is the perfect remedy for those winter blues and cabin fever feels with over 40 foodie stalls and retailers.
Read more: Scarborough Sunset Markets Winter Edition
Part of the 10 day Fremantle Festival will see secret locations around the urban forests and waterfronts of Fremantle become hot tub outdoor elemental experience.
Urban Craft Beer Crawl
Most people will do anything for beer, including head out in the cold.
Saturday the 20th of July 2019 beer lovers will out in force all over Perth as 9 venues partner with 9 awesome Craft Breweries to create Perth’s second ever Urban Craft Beer Crawl.
Read more: Urban Craft Beer Crawl
Cosy Up at 140 Library
140 Library is a cosy and Instaworthy book exchange and sanctuary in the middle of the city.
You can relax and enjoy the space and even take a book home.
In return, all they ask is that you replace the book with another book you have loved, which you don’t mind passing on.
Read more: Pop-Up Library In The City – 140 Library