There is something for everyone at this year's South Perth Fiesta. Celebrating its 20 year anniversary, it promises to be bigger and better than ever. Set in some of the most iconic and beautiful settings in Perth, the program features art, culture, heritage activities and events the whole family can enjoy.
Walking around South Perth, you will discover pieces of street furniture and other objects that have been wrapped with colourful ribbons. Collect ribbons from nearby shops to add your artistic touch to these temporary art installations.
Where: Various locations around South Perth When: Sat 8 March - Sat 22 March
During the fiesta look out for book stops at local bus stops. It follows the Book Crossing concept where you can take a book for yourself and leave a book for someone else at selected bus stops around South Perth.
Where: Selected bus stops When: Sat 8 March - Sat 22 March
Head down to the Scented Gardens and you will see the trees come alive with colour in a dramatic, sculptural video projection by Roly Skender.
Where: Scented Gardens, Sir James Mitchell Park, Mill Pint Road, South Perth
When: Wed 19 March - Sat 22 March 7-9pm
Morning Melodies Concert
A free concert featuring the James Flynn Quartet will be held at the Cygnet Theatre. The jazz sounds of Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Bobby Darrin will fill the stage. After the concert a complimentary morning tea will be served by the South Perth Senior Citizens Centre.
Where: Cygnet Cinema, 16 Preston Street, Como
When: Thurs 13 March 10-11.30am
Bookings are essential. Please contact the City of South Perth on 94740777
PJs and Popcorn
Dress your kids in their brightest pyjamas and head down to The South Perth Community Hall to watch The Muppets (PG). Bring your own snacks and cushions. Popcorn will be provided.
Where: South Perth Community Hall, Cnr Sandgate St and South Tce, South Perth
When: Fri 14 March
Bookings are essential. Please register online here.
Mill Point Fresh Music and Munch
At the Meadowvale Shopping Centre there will be entertainment, wine, food tasting, discounts at the local stores and prize draws.
Where: Meadowvale Shopping Centre, Cnr Mill Point Rd and Meadowvale Ave, South Perth
When: Sun 16 March 3-6pm
Waterford Plaza Street Festival
A festival within a festival will be held at the outdoor promenade area of Waterford Plaza. The shopping hub will play host to cultural food and entertainment featuring market stalls, fresh produce, samples, cooking demonstrations and roving and street performers as well as outdoor movies.
What: Colours of Our Cuisine
Where: Waterford Plaza, Cnr Kent St and Manning Rd, Karawara
When: Sat 15 March 11am-8.30pm, Sun 16 March 11am - 5pm
What: Bran Nue Dae (PG)
Where: Under the stars in the promenade of Waterford Plaza
When: Sat 15 March 6.30pm (bring a blanket and comfy seating)
What : Cultural Performances
Where: The promenade of Waterford Plaza
When: Sun 16 March 11am-3pm
Fiesta Concert Showcase
A spectacular free concert will concludes the 15 day celebration. The concert showcases an array of singers and performers including Lucy Durack (Wicked, Legally Blonde) as well as aerial dancers and stilt walkers. A fireworks display presented by The Pagoda Resort and Spa will bring the festival to a colourful end.
Where: Sir James Mitchell Park, Mill point Road, South Perth
When: Saturday 22 March 5-9pm (fireworks from 9pm)