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Activities For The Last Week Of The Perth School Holidays

Saturday 21st of January to Sunday 29th of January
by BecSorby (follow)
South Of The River (113)      North Of The River (56)      Perth CBD (54)      School Holidays (41)      Swan Valley & Perth Hills (32)      Western Suburbs (23)     
Perth parents – give yourself a pat on the back for surviving the summer school holidays. With the end so close, there’s no doubt that much of this week will be spent rushing around getting organised for the new school year, but there are a few activities happening around Perth for the final week of the holidays.

Perth and Western Suburbs

Kids Events at Fringe World 2017
Date: Friday, 20th January to Sunday, 19th February 2017.
Address: Events held across Perth.
Cost: Varies – some are free.
Website: For more details, click here.

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Fringe World 2017 is a collection of fun and cultural events held across Perth. There are lots of events for kids happening, including many free events.



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Image: Fringe World website.


Rockstar School at the State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth
Date: Saturday, 21st and Sunday 22nd January, Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th January and Friday, 27th to Sunday, 29th January from 3pm to 3:50pm.
Address: State Theatre Centre of WA, 174-176 William Street, Perth.
Cost: $17-$25.
Website: For more information, see the website.

Suitable for ages three to nine, these sessions are all about releasing your inner rockstars, with air guitar, power poses and cracking dance moves!



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Image: State Theatre website.


Toffee Apple Nice and Sticky, Subiaco
Date: Saturday, 21st January 2017 from 10am to 11am.
Address: Subiaco Arts Centre, 180 Hamersley Road, Subiaco.
Cost: Tickets from $20, family tickets (two adults and two children) $60. Tickets available from Ticketek.
Website: For more details click here.

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Fans of children’s writer Peter Combe have the opportunity to relive their childhood while introducing their kids to Coombs’ quirky work through reading and songs.



Twilight Hawkers Market, Forrest Place
Date: Friday, 27th January from 4:30pm to 9:30pm.
Address: Forrest Place, Perth.
Cost: Free entry.
Website: For more details, click here.

Tuck into some tasty morsels in the city, with over 40 food trucks offering food from over 30 countries.



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Image: Twilight Hawker’s Market Facebook.


Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium, Perth
Date: From now to Wednesday 25th January 2017 from 10am to 7:20pm (closed Mondays.)
Address: Heath Ledger State Theatre, State Theatre Centre of WA, 174-176 William Street, Perth.
Cost: $25 or $80 for a family of four.
Website: For more information, see the website.

Dive in and meet an array of playful prehistoric creatures from bygone eras.



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Image: Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Facebook.


Discovery Zone – State Library Exhibit
Date: Now until 31st January 2017 during library hours.
Address: State Library of WA, 25 Francis Street, Perth.
Cost: Free entry.
Website: For more details, click here.

Learn about meteorites, dinosaur trackways, shipwreck artefacts and see the inside of an elephant’s body – wow!

Duyfken Replica Tours, Elizabeth Quay, Perth
Date: Wednesday to Sunday from now until Sunday, 2nd April, 2017.
Address: Elizabeth Quay, Perth.
Cost: Adults $12.50, concession/seniors $10, children four to 16 years $5. Not suitable for kids under four.
Website: For more details, click here.

Take a tour of this replica sailing ship and learn all about life on board, including the harsh conditions out at sea.



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Image: Duyfken Facebook.


Dark Universe at Scitech, West Perth
Date: Every day 10am to 5pm from now until 30th January, 2017 (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.)
Address: Corner Sutherland and Railway Streets, West Perth.
Cost: Free with general entry to Scitech.
Website: For more details, click here.

This short documentary is showing at the Scitech planetarium and is free with general entry. Not suitable for kids aged under four years.

North of the River

Live in the Ampitheatre, Wanneroo
Date: Various dates to Saturday, 28th January 2017 (some dates sold out).
Address: Jacaranda Ampitheatre, Civic Centre, 23 Dundebar Road, Wanneroo.
Cost: Free, but you need to be a City of Wanneroo resident.
Website: For more details, see the City of Wanneroo website.

Watch some of 2016’s best films, plus some awesome kids’ classics like the Jungle Book and Disney’s Frozen at these free outdoor movie sessions in Wanneroo. Free tickets for Wanneroo residents only!



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Image: Frozen website.


Jungle Gym at Karrinyup Shopping Centre
Date: From now to Sunday, 12th February from 10am to 4pm,
Address: Karrinyup Shopping Centre, 200 Karrinyup Road, Karrinyup.
Cost: Free.
Website: For more information, see the website.

This indoor jungle playground will provide heaps of entertainment, with climbing roles, tunnels and heaps more fun activities.

The Urban Roller Club, Sorrento Quay
Date: Every day until 5th February 2017 from 8am to 10:30pm.
Address: Sorrento Quay Boardwalk, Hillarys Boat Harbour, 86 Southside Drive, Hillarys.
Cost: From $10.
Website: For more information, click here.



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Get your skates on at Sorrento.


South of the River and South-East

The Candy Academy, Cockburn
Date: From now until Friday, 27th January (including Australia Day) from 11am to 2pm.
Address: Located next to Big W, Cockburn Gateways Shopping Centre, Beeliar Drive, Success.
Cost: Free.
Website: For more information, see the website.

Bring the kids along to enjoy free activities including gingerbread decorating, plus there’s a giant interactive ball pit holding a huge supply of everlasting gobstoppers!



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Image: Hyperdome Shopping Centre website.


Family Photography Classes
Date: Sunday, 22nd, 29th January at 1pm.
Address: Natural Light Photography Gallery Café, 3 Pakenham Street, Fremantle.
Cost: $180 per person.
Website: For more information, see the website.

Do your kids just love taking photos? Why not indulge their passion in these family photography classes in Fremantle.



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Budding little photographers will love these classes.


The Addams Family, Mandurah
Date: Daily to Sunday, 22nd January 2017 (various times.)
Address: Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, Ormsby Street, Mandurah.
Cost: Adults $33, Concession $30, kids $20.
Website: For more details and to buy tickets, click here.

Come and see the original kooky family, live on stage! Join Gomez, Morticia and their children Wednesday and Pugsley as they host a dinner party for Wednesday’s disappointingly normal boyfriend.



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Image: Mandurah Performing Arts Facebook.


Bricks4Kids Lego Workshops, Wilson and Southern River
Date: Southern River Monday, 23rd and 30th January and Wilson Tuesday, 24th January.
Address: Amherst Village Community Village, 2 Holmes Street, Southern River and Centenary Pavilion, Centenary Avenue, Wilson.
Cost: $90 for a full day, $50 for a half day.
Website: For more details, click here.

Create Lego masterpieces at these creative workshops.



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Lego!


The Velveteen Rabbit, Fremantle
Date: Every day to Saturday, 28th January from 10am to 1pm.
Address: Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, 1 Short Street, Fremantle.
Cost: From $23.
Website: For more details, click here.

The Spare Parts Puppet Theatre will bring this classic story to life in this all ages show.



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Image: Spare Parts Puppet Theatre.


Mystery Mazes, Mandurah
Date: Daily until 29th January 2017.
Address: Mandurah Forum, 330 Pinjarra Road, Mandurah.
Cost: Free.
Website: For more details, see the website.

Kids under 12 will love this interactive maze experience, with activities to complete along the way.

Activities at the Fremantle Markets
Date: Wildlife Zoo every Friday until Friday, 27th January 2017.
Address: Fremantle Markets, Parry Street, Fremantle.
Cost: Gold coin donation.
Website: For more details, click here.

The West Oz Wildlife, one of Perth’s leading petting zoos will be visiting the Fremantle Markets every Friday until Friday, 27th January 2017.



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Image: Fremantle Markets.


Mr Snot Bottom’s Stinky Silly Show For Kids
Date: Saturday, 28th January and Sunday, 29th January 2017.
Address: Fremantle Town Hall, 8 William Street, Fremantle.
Cost: Tickets from $18. Suitable for kids aged four to ten.
Website: For more details, click here

Known as the ‘Willy Wonka of all things weird’ Mr Snot Bottom brings his gooey brand of madness to the kids of Perth.



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Image: Clean Comedy Australia.


A Monster Misson – WA Shipwreck Galleries, Fremantle
Date: Daily from 9:30am to 5pm until 29th January 2017.
Address: Western Australian Shipwreck Galleries, 45 Cliff Street, Fremantle.
Cost: $2. Suitable for kids four and over.
Website: For more details, click here

Explore the seas in search of underwater creatures of the deep!

South Beach Sunset Markets, South Fremantle
Date: Saturdays from now until Saturday, 18th March 2017.
Address:
Cost: Free entry.
Website: For more details, click here.

Tuck into food van goodness and enjoy the South Beach sunset, along with lots of family friendly entertainment.

East and Swan Valley

Nearer to Nature Sparkling Summer Holiday Program
Date: Runs to Wednesday, 25th January 2017 at various times.
Address: Perth Hills Discovery Centre, 380 Allen Road, Mundaring.
Cost: See the website below for costs.
Website: For more information, see the website.

Put down the iPads and tablets and enjoy a school holiday program like no other! With locations to explore that include the beach, rivers, woodlands and parks, the kids will love learning about all things nature.



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Image: Nearer to Nature Facebook.


Junior Gardener Workshops, Araluen Botanic Park
Date: Tuesday, 24th January 2017 from 9:30am to 11:30am.
Address: 362 Croydon Road, Roleystone.
Cost: $10 for adults, $6 for kids.
Website: For more information, see the website.

Make a fairy garden, grow a grassy caterpillar or learn all about worm farming in these unique gardening programs for kids.

Australia Day Party at Outback Splash
Date: Thursday, 26th January at 10am.
Address: 1635 Neaves Road, Bullsbrook.
Cost: $33 for adults, $26.50 for kids aged four to 15 years, concession $29, seniors $22.
Website: For more information, see the website.

Oi Oi Oi! Outback Splash’s Australia Day party will feature a DJ, a special Aussie burger, lamingtons and Tilly the Kangaroo.



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Image: Outback Splash Facebook page.


Kid’s Activity Fun at the Pond Shop, Midvale
Date: Runs Monday to Saturdays to Saturday, 4th February from 9am to 5pm (4pm finish on Saturdays.)
Address: 39 Farrell Road, Midvale.
Cost: $30.
Website: For more information, see the website.

Make your own aquarium at the pond shop! Suitable for kids of all ages.

Family Fun in the Swan Valley
Website: For more details, click here to download the Family Fun Brochure.

Bike riding, laser tag, mini golf, museums….there are oodles of things to do in the Swan Valley during the school holidays. Why not complete the Amazing Valley Chase and enjoy a fun-filled day of activities and imagination. You can also read the Perth Mums Group review about the Cuddly Animal Farm in the Swan Valley.

Splash City, Belmont
Date: Now until Sunday, 5th February 2017.
Address: Belmont Racecourse, Burswood.
Cost: From $28. Kids under four are free.
Website: For more details, click here.

Ride the world’s tallest and longest inflatable water slide, right here in Perth! Along with some spectacular water rides, there will also be a special toddler zone set up for the little ones.



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Image: Splash City Facebook page.


Throughout Perth

TechCamps4Kids
Date: Camps runs from now until Tuesday, 24th January 2017.
Address: Various locations.
Cost: From $65.
Website: For more details, click here.

Do your kids love all things tech? Would they love to learn more about the world of coding? If so, TechCamps4Kids will be running kids’ technology camps during the school holidays.

Filmbites Youth Film School
Date: Various dates until Tuesday, 24th January.
Address: Most classes take place at Filmbites HQ, 6/31 Oxleigh Drive, Malaga – some classes will take place at Hamilton Hill, Baldivis, Carramar, Bull Creek, Tapping or Fremantle.
Cost: Varies.
Website: For more information, see the website.

Your local library
Your local library is a haven for school holiday activities. Contact your nearest library for more details.

Perth Museums
Perth has a heap of museums that are great for kids – for more information, check out our list here.

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