Break up the winter blues with the Disrupted Festival of Ideas, Perth Cultural Centre, weekend of 28–29 Jul.
Everything is awesome (especially the Lego) at Brickman Awesome, Perth Convention Centre, 23 Jun – 22 Jul.
Rug up for Winterfest, Perth city, 30 Jun – 29 July. Look out for the 50,000 snowballs at Yagan Square.
Embrace the cold at Winterworld Fremantle, Fremantle Esplanade Park, 23 June – 15 July, with outdoor ice rink, snow pit, giant slide, craft activities, and market and food stalls.
Get your (ice) skates on for Skating At pop-up ice skating festival, Elizabeth Quay, Fri 22 Jun – Sun 15 Jul. Ice rink, snow tubes, giant inflatable slide, bouncy castle. Ticketed event.
Celebrate NAIDOC week, Perth Cultural Centre, 7–15 July, with art exhibitions, guided walks, workshops, storytelling and concerts. Get the program here.
Delve into the secrets behind retro gaming at Nostalgia Box‘s Physical Computing and Video Game Electronics workshops, Northbridge, ticketed event, 8+ age limit.
After hunting for the animal thief in the South Perth puzzle walk, get on the trail of another missing animal at Perth Zoo’s Where’s Waitch school holiday event, Sat 30 Jun – Sun 15 Jul. Match local animals with their Nyoongar name, attend keeper talks, have an eye to eye experience, and see the new mural in the Australian bushwalk area in honour of NAIDOC week.
Expand your Sweet & Savoury puzzle walk to include a Taste of the Gascoyne, Yagan Square, Sun 1 Jul, 11–1.
Light up your life at the Brookfield Winter Lights Festival 2018, Brookfield Plaza, 20–30 Jun, 6–11 each evening. Artworks of light, orchestral music, and a winter food fair.