The best family-friendly Australia Day events for Perth in 2020.
In 2020, Australia Day falls on Sunday, 26th January. Perth Mums Group has put together a list of some fantastic, family-friendly events where you can enjoy the day with the kids in a safe environment.
All events are held on Australia Day on Sunday, 26th January unless stated otherwise.
PERTH CBD and WESTERN SUBURBS
City of Perth Australia Day Skyworks, Langley Park WHERE: Langley Park, Perth
TIME: Entertainment from 3:30pm, fireworks at 8pm
The City of Perth Australia Day Skyworks will feature the free Lotterywest Entertainment Zone at Langley Park, plus the Birak Concert at the Supreme Court Gardens. The Air Show also makes its return to Perth skies from 3.30pm. Be sure to secure your spot on the foreshore to watch the spectacular fireworks display at 8pm.
Australia Day Family FUN Day! WHERE: Herdsman Lake Tavern, Wembley
TIME: From 12pm
The Australia Day Family Fun Day at the Herdmans Tavern will feature a petting zoo, bouncy castle, face painting, kids’ dance party, arts and crafts, bubble party, kids charity raffle, indoor play area and more!
Australia Day Festival, Perry Lakes Reserve WHERE: Perry Lakes Reserve, off Perry Lakes Drive, Floreat
TIME : 8:30am-12:30pm
The Australia Day Festival at Perry Lakes Reserve will feature plenty of entertainment for the kids, live music and a free barbecue breakfast, thanks to the Lions Club of Floreat.
Australia Day 2020 Celebration, Town of Cottesloe WHERE: Cottesloe Civic Centre, Broome Street, Cottesloe
Everyone is invited to join the local 2020 Australia Day Citizen of the Year winners as they receive their awards, see newest citizens take their oath and enjoy a free Australia Day sausage sizzle.
Australia Day Pool Party WHERE: Claremont Aquatic Centre
TIME: From 9am - 11am
The new splash pad at Claremont Aquatic Centre will be up and running for Australia Day 2020! Come along for a BBQ, games and lots of fun in the new watery adventure playground.
Australia Day 2020 on South Perth Foreshore WHERE: Sir James Mitchell Park
TIME: From 3pm, fireworks at 8pm
The Celebration Zone is a smoke and alcohol free area packed with free activities, rides and entertainment for all ages. The event starts at 3pm and will conclude at 7.30pm before the City of Perth Skyworks at 8pm.
Australia Day in Armadale WHERE: Minnawarra or Memorial Park, Armadale
TIME: From 5pm
The City of Armadale’s Australia Day tradition is back! This alcohol and smoke free event includes a jam-packed evening of festivities and fireworks at Minnawarra or Memorial Park. There will be heaps of activities for all ages including carnival rides, a Water Fun Zone, lots of food stalls to tempt your tastebuds and a full program of live music showcasing incredible local talent!
Aussie Day at Swan Yacht Club WHERE: Swan Yacht Club, Riverside Road, East Fremantle
TIME: 11am - 10pm
Get dressed up in your best true blue, Aussie gear for Australia Day at Swan Yacht Club! There will be activities and games for all ages, including backyard cricket, beach volleyball, music and DJ, plus a raffle and Aussie barbecue buffet.
2020 Australia Day Celebrations and Fireworks WHERE: Ashfield Reserve, Bassendean
TIME: 5pm - 9pm
The Town of Bassendean brings you Australia Day Celebrations and Fireworks 2020! This safe, family friendly and FREE event will feature live music, food trucks carnival rides and spectacular fireworks.
Australia Day BBQ, City of Bayswater Civic Centre WHERE: City of Bayswater Civic Centre, 61 Broun Avenue, Morley
TIME: 8am - 11am
Enjoy a relaxed morning of live music, free activities for kids and a barbecue breakfast in the sunshine outside the City of Bayswater Civic Centre.
Australia Day Charity Breakfast 2020 WHERE: 1 North Beach Road, North Beach
TIME: 6:30am - 9:30am
This charity breakfast will raise money for the Cancer Council Western Australia - bring along a donation and start your day off with Aussie Day fun!
EASTERN SUBURBS and HILLS
Australia Day Party 2020 at Outback Splash WHERE: Outbback Splash, Neaves Road, Bullsbrook
Now in its 6th year, the Australia Day Party at Outback Splash has become a Perth favourite! Along with all the fun of the park, there will be a live DJ, free Aussie Day tattoos, sausage sizzle, prizes and more!
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