As we say goodbye to an eventful February in WA we are treated to the upcoming Labour Day long weekend. Below are some of our favourite unmissable weekend events around Perth and beyond.

The Hyde Park Fair

It’s Back! The Hyde Park Fair presented by Live Lighter will be back for its 34th year over the labour day long weekend, 28th Feb -1st Mar 2021. This free family fair is brought to you by the Rotary Club of North Perth raising funds for the community.

This family-friendly festival is Perth’s favourite with loads to do and see for all the family. The 2021 Hyde Park Fair has 4 entertainment hubs, rides for the whole family, stalls to delight the senses and food from every corner of the world. More information here.

When?: February 28- March 1, 10am-4pm

Where?: Hyde Park, North Perth

Harvest – Celebrating The Swan Valley

Enjoy the last weekend of summer in the Swan Valley at the inaugural Harvest festival. A celebration of the season’s delights, Harvest is an opportunity to go behind the scenes to experience the Valley like a local. Join our growers and producers as they invite you to delve into their world; the passion, the process and the end product.

Inspired by the success of Entwined in the Valley – which takes place in October around the release of the new wine vintage – Harvest takes place during the busy picking season. Generations of families and friends get together to harvest their bounty and roadside stalls overflow with the freshest of the fresh.

Across the weekend of February 27 and 28, venues participating in the Harvest program of 14 events will throw open their doors, vineyards and fields for an exclusive range of activities. View more here.

When?: February 27 – 28

Where?: Various locations in the Swan Valley

WA Cider & Pork Festival

Celebrate the blissful union of ice cold cider and succulent local pork, when the Cider & Pork Festival takes the humble pig and pairs it with its on true love, the apple! Take your pick of over 100 refreshing ciders and mouth-watering pork delights from some of Perth’s premier chefs, restaurants & food trucks; how could you resist?

Rest assured, this year is about way more than just piggin’ out, with two stages of live music, roaming entertainment, cider tastings, market stalls, carnival rides and heaps more to keep you entertained. Click here for more.

When?: February 27 – 28

Where?: Burswood Parklands

Perth Glendi

The Perth Glendi presented by LiveLighter is back!

Offering mouth-watering Greek food, traditional Greek dancing, plate smashing, chill out bar, celebrity cooking demonstrations, market stalls, children’s fun fair and much more!

So save the date and bring your family and friends to enjoy an authentic taste of Greece in the City of Perth…OPA!

More information here.

When?: February 27 – 28

Where?: Wellington Square, Perth

Snack Weeekender

In what is set to make waves globally across the music world, renowned West Australian event SNACK will be joining forces with two of Australia’s premier music acts.

Throw in the incredible sound, lighting, and visual experience by way of the return of the iconic SNACK Boombox and all the trademark SNACK carnivalesque selection of rides, interactive experiences and creative event activations; SNACK at METRO CITY is going to form part of the ultimate long weekend. Find out more here.

When?: February 27 -28

Where?: Metro City, Perth

City Of Perth Opera In The Park

For 30 years West Australian Opera has presented Opera in the Park, igniting emotions and sharing the splendour of live performance with thousands of Western Australians.

In 2021, the company returns to Supreme Court Garden in a celebration of live performance and reconnection with the community. In a spectacle of Western Australian talent for everyone to enjoy, West Australian Opera is rolling out the stars, for this special Opera in the Park 30th Anniversary Gala Concert

This iconic, free but ticketed, event in the centre of the city will be held over two nights in the Supreme Court Gardens. Thrilling singing, romantic melodies, and dramatic ensembles will warm the soul as your heart stirs in the balmy night.

Western Australian companies join forces for this special event weekend featuring West Australian Opera principal artists, the West Australian Opera Chorus with the full might of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, and part of the 2021 Perth Festival.

For more information, click here.

When?: February 26 – 27

Where?: Supreme Court Gardens

Sculpture By The Bay

Now in it’s 12th year, the annual free-to-the-public outdoor art exhibition continues to grow within the South West region and is the cultural highlight on the social calendar. Held along the ever-popular Dunsborough foreshore at the end of Dunn Bay Road, this community event attracts thousands from near and far.

For three days over the February/March long weekend, the foreshore comes alive with must-see original art installations. Event goers are invited to leisurely stroll along and get up close to the installations to view the marvellous talent of the artists.

The Dunsborough Foreshore at the end of Dunn Bay Road is transformed, as artists provide a visual display of outdoor sculptural works for all to enjoy.  The event commenced in 2010 with just 12 artworks on display, and grew to 45 outside sculptures, and 28 small inside sculptures for the March Long Weekend in 2019.

Find out more here.

When?: February 27 – March 1

Where?: Dunsborough Foreshore

Splash Fest at Hillarys

FRINGE WORLD splashes into Hillarys as our favourite Harbour plays host to an extraordinary line-up of live music, dance performances, circus acts, and fabulous FREE entertainment.

Proudly brought to you by Hillarys Boat Harbour and supported by the City of Joondalup. Find out more here.

When?: February 27 -28

Where?: Hillary Boat Harbour

On Cloud Wine

Come celebrate amazing WA wines, brews and spirits on the Labour Day long weekend at the end of February at On Cloud Wine! With each ticket you will receive a mini Plumm wine tasting glass to take home, wine tasting, wine locker and live music. Support the locals by buying a glass to enjoy on the dock, or bottles to stock up the home cellar!

Get your tickets today!

When?: February 27 -28

Where?: B Shed, Victoria Quay, Fremantle

For more events on this weekend make sure to check out our events calendar here.