Between Pride celebrations, Diwali festivals, plenty of cricket, and of course, the opportunity to try delicious food from all over the state and world, there's plenty of opportunities to take a break from exam study and explore WA this November.
November 1-3 | Diwali Mela 2019
Murdoch is the proud education partner of Diwali Mela 2019! Join us at Claremont Showground on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of November to enjoy delicious food, live music, fireworks and more. All our welcome! More info.
November 1-3 | Women’s Big Bash League Festival Weekend
For the first time in its history, the fifth instalment of the rebel Women’s Big Bash League features seven festival weekends of cricket! Don’t miss a bumper weekend as Meg Lanning’s Perth Scorchers host former captain Ellyse Villani and her Melbourne Stars, along with the Melbourne Renegades and two-time WBBL champions, the Sydney Sixers. Enjoy amazing giveaways, plenty of activities and the chance to rub shoulders with your heroes, alongside watching some world-class cricket. More info.
November 1-3 | WATERLICHT: The Fremantle Biennale
WATERLICHT will feature larger-than-life, cascading waves of blue light in the middle of Esplanade Park, simulating a virtual flood and calling attention to rising water levels along Fremantle's shoreline. Join us for this Australian premiere as part of The Fremantle Biennale. More info.
November 2 | PrideFest 2019
PrideFest 2019 is kicking off this Saturday at Hyde Park! With over 100 stalls, LGBTQI+ artists, allies and supporters, delicious food and plenty of entertainment, this year is set to be a massive community celebration! Get your tickets online now to skip the queue on day!
November 2 | Screamfest 2019
Screamfest is taking over Mandurah on Saturday November 2 in celebration of Halloween! Featuring a Zombie Walk, four hours of unlimited rides, maze , scary face painting, photo booth, costume competition, temporary tattoos, safe trick or treat trail, plus roving actors and glow in the dark mini golf - there's plenty to see and do for the whole family! More info and tickets.
November 8 | Gillette T20 International - Australia vs Pakistan
The last of a three-match series, this game will decide if our Aussies will be victorious, or if Pakistan will score a win. Not only fun and exciting, the shorter format of T20 matches mean they're the perfect family outing, full of non-stop entertainment including activities and great music. More info and tickets.
November 8-17 | Western Australia Gourmet Escape
10 days, 50+ events, 50+ culinary superstars - it can only mean one thing - the Western Australia Gourmet Escape is back! Join Marco Pierre White, Momofuku’s David Chang, The Rubens, James Halliday and more, plus over 160 local wineries and producers, in a 10-day food, wine and music festival across Western Australia. From the Margaret River to Swan Valley and Perth, there’s plenty to see and do. More info and tickets.
November 9-10 | Air Mauritius Bonjour Perth Festival
The Air Mauritius Bonjour Perth Festival is back on November 9 and 10 in Market Square Park, Subiaco. Explore the French-speaking world with over 100 stalls featuring food, clothing, accessories, and gifts, plenty of live entertainment, and family-friendly activities including arts and crafts, pétanque, cooking demos, dance workshops and more. More info and tickets.
November 9-10 | Fed Cup
Perth is set to host the historic Fed Cup Final this November! See some of Australia’s best female tennis players take on a powerhouse France at RAC Arena for the chance to hold their first Fed Cup title in 45 years. More info and tickets.
November 9 | Sounds of AfroBeats Festival
Australia's largest Afrobeats festival hits Perth shores for the first time at the much-loved Embargo Bar! Sounds of AfroBeats Festival will showcase music from the African diaspora (such as Afro-House; Afro-Jazz; Dancehall; Soca; Afrobeats; Afro-Latin) as well as breathtaking special guest performances, creating a vibe and experience like no other! More info and tickets.
November 9 | The Winehouse Experience
The world's number one Amy Winehouse Tribute Show, The Winehouse Experience, is coming to Perth! Celebrate the music and legacy of Amy as you listen to Back to Black in full, along with classics like Valerie and covers of I Heard It Through The Grapevine, Cupid, and It's My Party. Get tickets.
November 17 | World of Food Festival
Over 10,000 foodies are expected to descend upon Government House Gardens to try cuisine from over 35 countries and enjoy a number of cultural performances as part of the World of Food Festival. There will also be an animal petting farm and face painting for the kids. Best of all admission is free! More info.
November 23 | Caribbfest: Creole Food Rum Music Festival
Perth's first Caribbfest is here! Held at Claremont Showground, Caribbfest is your opportunity to discover the amazing, colourful and diverse culture and heritage of the Caribbean! Try delicious food from Jamaica, Trinidad, Guadeloupe, Latin America, as well Mauritian Creole, and Africa, and keep hydrated on local rum or exotic mocktails and fresh coconuts. And, there'll be plenty to dance to with Reggae, Dancehall, Soca, and Latin tunes pumping all night, as well as some amazing acts like Richie Stephens and Masia One. More info.
November 23 | Rob Thomas
Matchbox 20 front man Rob Thomas is coming to Australia for a solo tour! Listen to songs from his recently released third solo album The Great Unknown, as treasured Aussie singer Pete Murray supports in the beautiful surrounds of Kings Park. Get tickets.
November 23 | Rotary Jacaranda Festival
One of Perth's favourite and longest-standing community events is returning! The Rotary Jacaranda Festival will feature 140+ stalls, an array of food options, a unique line-up of entertainment, plus hundreds of amazing jacaranda trees! This is a free event and all are welcome. More info.
November 23 | The Wiggles
If you've got kids, we've got great news - The Wiggles are coming to Perth! Don't miss Australia's favourite child entertainers as they bring their brand new Party Time! Big Show! to Perth, featuring classic songs such as 'Do the Propeller!', 'E-M-M-A', 'Hot Potato' and 'Rock-a- Bye Your Bear', & hits from the Party Time! Album. More info and tickets.
November 27 | U2 The Joshua Tree Tour
U2 are bringing their acclaimed Joshua Tree Tour to Optus Stadium! A much-anticipated return since the record-shattering U2 360° Tour in 2010. Don't miss what promises to be very special concerts from “the biggest band in the world”. More info and tickets.
November 30 | The Cat Empire
Australia’s kings of feel good roots pop, The Cat Empire, are taking to the stage in Kings Park and Botanic Garden this November. Still riding high on the success of their most recent studio album, ‘Stolen Diamonds’, which debuted at number four on The ARIA album chart, the band will showcase this acclaimed material and revisit some old favourites. Get tickets.
November 30 | Elton John - Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour
After more than half a century on the road and an unparalleled career that has redefined the cultural landscape, Elton John is saying goodbye. Don't miss this chance to say farewell and hear one of the most inspiring musicians of the 20th century live. Get tickets.
November 30 | Pride Parade
Celebrate Perth's 29th annual Pride Parade for the finale of PrideFEST 2019! As the highlight of the PrideFEST calendar, the parade has plenty to enjoy whether you’re a participant or spectator. This is a free event. More info.