Event Calendar – October


What: Beauvine Food & Wine Festival.

When: Oct 20 – 22, 2017.

Where: 301 Beaufort St, Mount Lawley.


BeauVine Food & Wine Festival returns October 20-22 for a weekend of decadence & delight in the picturesque surrounds of Birdwood Square!

With 60+ wineries, breweries and cideries pouring over 500 different beers, wines, ciders, spirits and cocktails and 12 of Perth’s favourite restaurants serving up eats from exclusive pop-up eateries, paired with a selection of live music and a raft more creative entertainment; it’s the perfect way to enjoy the best tastes WA has to offer.

Kids Day

What: Children’s Week Fun Day.

When: Oct 22, 2017.

Where: Whiteman Park, Lot 99a Lord Street, Whiteman.


Meerilinga Young Children’s Foundation Incorporated is the convener for Children’s Week in Western Australia.

Join Fairy Queen Caroline and Meerilinga for a family fun day full of opportunities for kids to enjoy PLAYING! Activities and attractions include farm animals, circus fun, heaps of art and craft activities, a Parents’ Expo, music, Fairy Queen Caroline and much, much more!

World TRavel Pic

What: World Travel and Cruise Expo 2017

When: October 29 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Where: Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, Perth, WA.


This expo will represent the best of the world with a strong showcase on world river and ocean cruising. With leading airlines, tour operators, destination experts, travel services and cruise providers, this event will provide you with a one stop shop to research, compare and book your next holiday under the one roof.

Presentations from expert tour and cruise providers will be available all day in the theatrettes and tips on how to save on your next booking and what to expect for first time cruisers will be presented on the main stage. This is the perfect expo to inspire and book your next cruise or international or domestic trip.


What: Fremantle Festival 2017

When: 27th October – 5th November

Where: Fremantle (Various Venues)


Fremantle Festival is a celebration of Fremantle, its people and culture. The boutique ten-day Festival presents high quality and thought-provoking ticketed and free shows with a diverse program of music, comedy, fashion, performance, visual art and talks.

Crown Perth Open Day

What: Crown Perth Open Day.

When: 21st October 2017.

Where: Ascot Racecourse, 71 Grandstand Road, Ascot, Perth.


Launch yourself into the spring racing season with Crown Perth Opening Day at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday 21 October.

The Group 3 $150,000 Northerly Stakes is part of an 8 raceday schedule filled with fashions, fun and all that glitters. You can mingle and roam amongst the fashions, trackside action and fine dining venues and pop up bars.

Opening Day at Ascot is the place to be seen with all the hospitality offers including the popular “Decked Out” event. Revel in the spring weather whilst devouring appetising bites and grooving to soulful tunes this Opening Day.

Don’t miss the MYER Fashions on the Field, taking centre stage once again. Located in the gorgeous double storey marquee, guests can enter and showcase their natural style and grace competing for the title of Best Dressed here in Perth. The winner receives an all-expenses paid trip to historic Flemington to represent WA in the Fashions on the Field.

Amanda Young Foundation

What: Amanda’s Garden Fete.

When: 21 Oct 2017 – 22 Oct 2017

Where: Corner of Matison and Margaret Streets, Southern River, WA.


The Amanda Young Foundation was set up by Barry and Lorraine Young 19 years ago as a not-for-profit organisation to raise awareness about meningococcal disease.

The Youngs tragically lost their only child Amanda to meningococcal at the age of 18 and the Foundation was set up with aim of reducing deaths in WA from meningococcal disease and supporting survivors of the disease.

Amanda’s Garden Fete is the key fundraiser for the calendar and takes place at the beautiful private gardens of the Youngs, on the corner of Margaret and Matison Streets in Southern River.

It’s happening on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October from 10am – 4.30pm each day with a $5 entry fee. As well as the gorgeous gardens to enjoy, there will be a plant sale, art display, sausage sizzle and Devonshire teas and music. It’s a fun family day out in a rural setting and all proceeds go towards Meningococcal Awareness.

Dance sport Champs

What: Live Lighter WA Open DanceSport Championships.

When: 28th October.

Where: HBF Stadium, 100 Stephenson Ave, Mount Claremont, WA.


The LiveLighter WA Open DanceSport Spectacular is Perth’s most prestigious competitive ballroom dancing event showcasing some of Australia’s most exciting and talented Dancesport couples.

Come and watch the visual feast of colour and entertainment and glamour as couples contend for the title of State Champion in a State that has a proud history of producing internationally successful dancers.

This year to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Strictly Ballroom the movie, the evening programme will culminate in a dance party allowing social dancers to don their shoes and join the competitors on a full sized dance floor. Do not miss this celebration of the joy of dancing! Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com.au.