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Celebrate Australia Day
With Australia Day just around the corner, Thursday 26th January, 2017, many people are looking for fun ways to celebrate the day. Every year Perth suburbs offer loads of free family entertainment and fantastic fireworks for everyone to enjoy, and if you're looking for something to do on Australia Day, check out a few of these events.
Head into the city for the annual Australia Day Skyworks. Held on the Swan River foreshore, and at Langley Park, free entertainment starts from 3pm with the fireworks display from 8pm.
The City of South Perth has a whole day of fantastic entertainment planned, at Sir James Mitchell Park in South Perth. The day starts off at 8am with an Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony, followed by a Great Aussie Breakfast at 9.30am. The Australia Day Celebration Zone is open from 3pm till 7.30pm and offers over one hundred fun free activities for all ages.
The City of Cockburn brings you the Australia Day Coogee Beach Festival, from 8am till 12 noon, with lots of free entertainment and activities for the whole family, plus a free sausage sizzle.
The City of Armadale will be holding a spectacular fireworks display in Minnawarra Park. Come along between 5pm and 9.30pm and enjoy plenty of free entertainment, activities, carnival rides, food stalls, children's activities, live entertainment and much more, before the fireworks start.
Once again the Town of Cottesloe, Town of Mosman Park and Shire of Peppermint Grove will join together to host a combined Australia Day Event. This popular community event will be held in the grounds of Memorial Park, in Mosman Park, commencing at 8am, and will include citizenship ceremonies, presentation of the Australia Day Awards and a free community barbecue breakfast.
These are just some of the Australia Day Events for 2017, check out the website of your local council and see what else they have on offer.