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Published February 14th 2016
Scribble in these dates for unmissable entertainment
This March be entertained with both free & ticketed events across Perth & surrounds with the list of festivals and events below. From food festivals to family-friendly events, there is something for everyone!
1. Sculpture by the Sea When: 4-20 March 2016: From 8am
Where: Cottesloe Beach, 87 Marine Pde, Cottesloe Cost: Free Details: This interesting exhibition event will include feature works from over 75 artists both nationally and internationally. This spectacular exhibition stretches along the white sands of Cottesloe Beach. Click here for website.
2. Hyde Park Community Fair When: 6 & 7 March 2016: 9am-5pm Where: Hyde Park, cnr William & Vincent Streets, Perth Cost: Free
Details: This family-friendly Event is jam-packed with things to do, see and experience. With arts & crafts, market stalls, Medieval demonstrations, international food feast, wine, craft beer & ciders, gaming, amusement rides, kids activities, live performances, entertainment, displays, car show and more. Click here for website.
3. Secrets in the Garden: Women's Festival When: 6 March 2016: 8am-7pm Where: Belvoir Amphitheatre, 117 Great Northern Hwy, Swan Valley
Cost: See website.
Details: This one day Women's Festival will showcase inspiring speakers, workshops, demonstrations, pampering, interactive activities, gourmet foods in the garden, market stalls, and more. Click here for website.
4. World's Greatest Shave
When: 10-14 March 2016.
Where: Various locations across Perth- see website.
Cost: Donations - raise funds.
Details: Sign up to shave or colour your hair and ask family & friends to sponsor you to help raise money for this important event! All money raised will be used to fund live-saving blood cancer research and provide free, emotional and practical support. For information see website.
5. Boddington Rural Living Expo
When: 12 March 2016: 9am- 11pm
Where: Boddington Lions Rodeo Grounds, Hakea Rd, Boddington
Cost: Adults: $20pp & Children: $5pp
Details: This exciting event will include the opportunity to explore and experience rural lifestyle with demonstrations, exhibits, competitions, amusement rides, activities, music, entertainment, local wines and craft beers, food and more. Click here for website.
6. Corymbia Multicultural Festival
When: 12 March 2016: 2pm-8pm
Where: Hartfield Park, 199 Hale Rd, Forrestfield
Details: This Festival will be jam-packed with cultural events, performances, entertainment, multicultural foods, live music, exhibitions, amusements rides and more. Click here for website.
7. Araluen's Fremantle Chilli Festival
When: 12 & 13 March 2016: 10am-5pm
Where: Esplanade Park, Marine Terrace, Fremantle
Cost: Adults: $20pp & Under 18 free
Details: Celebrate all things chilli with this exciting "hot" Festival with exhibitors, stalls showcasing chilli based goodies such as chilli beer, chilli cocktails, chilli sauces, chilli dessert and much more, entertainment, Bollywood entertainment, kids activities, activities, demonstrations and more. Click here for website.
8. Persian Festival of Fire
When: 15 March 2016: From 7pm
Where: GO Edwards Park, Thorogood St, Burswood
Details: This exciting Festival is a celebration of fire (Charshanbeh Suri) and it will feature entertainment, cultural events, live music, performances, activities and more. Click here for website.
9. Ocean Film Festival
When: 15-18 March 2016: 7pm-10pm
Where: State Theatre Centre of Western Australia, 174 / 192 William St, Perth
Cost: Adult: $30.50pp & Child: $22.50pp
Details: Be immersed in the beauty of the sea with this amazing Festival which will showcase more than two hours of sublime footage taken above and below the water's surface. Click here for website.
10. The Post Vintage Weekend Sundowner Food & Wine Festival
When: 18 March 2016: 6pm- 9pm
Where: Harris Organic Wines, 179 Memorial Ave, Baskerville
Cost: $ 15pp
Details: Celebrate the 2016 vintage with a special Swan Valley food & organic wine Sundowner at the Vineyard which will include tastings, entertainment, Mediterranean Tapas and more. Click here for website.
11. Gluten Free Food & Healthy Living Expo
When: 19 & 20 March 2016: 9:30am-4pm
Where: Perth Convention Exhibition Centre, 21 Mounts Bay Rd, Perth
Cost: $ 12pp
Details: This tasty event will feature seminars, cooking demonstrations, food for sale, grocery items for sale, stalls, entertainment, activities, talks, and more. Click here for website.
12.World's Biggest Playgroup Day
When: 19 March 2016: 10am- 3pm
Where: Elizabeth Quay, Perth
Details: The little ones will absolutely love this event! This free family-friendly event will include water activities, face painting, amusement rides, entertainment and more. Click here for website.
13. The Joondalup Festival
When: 19 & 20 March 2016: 19th: 2pm- 10pm & 20th: 12pm-7pm
Where: Central Park, Joondalup City Centre, Joondalup
Cost: See website.
Details: This family-friendly Festival will include entertainment, activities, the Joondalup Festival Twilight Lantern Parade from 6:45pm on 19 March and more. Click here for website.
14. Brunch at Roberts
When: 20 March 2016: From 9am
Where: Market Place Park, off Roberts Rd & Haydn Bunton Drive, Subiaco
Cost: $5pp & children under 15yrs free - all tickets purchased will receive a free raffle ticket.
Details: This exciting fund-raising event will include a variety of pop-up restuarants serving artisan breakfast foods, food trucks, entertainment including jazz musicians, book & retro stalls, pop-up craft, workshops, raffle draws, kid's activities, vintage, performances and more. Click here for website.