Events & Festivals

Ultimate Fremantle Stay

Quest Fremantle & Rottnest Express - Ultimate Fremantle Stay Includes 2 night’s accommodation at Quest Fremantle plus day trip to Rottnest Island for 2 Adults with Rottnest Express. Overnight accommodation package from $267 per night (for Studio), with additional nights (room only) from $169. Family of 4 accommodation package from $515 per night (for Two Bedroom Apartment), with additional nights (room only) from $319. Ultimate Fremantle Stay available for bookings and stays until 31st January 2018. All ferry bookings are subject to availability, and bookable via Quest Fremantle Reception in advance of arrival date. BOOK DIRECT and SAVE on our…

Your Summer of Cricket LIVE

Ball & Chain presents your Summer of cricket live and loud in Fremantle. Watch the 2017/18 Ashes and the Big Bash League games live with big screens inside and outside all summer long. Starts 23 November 2017. Ashes starts 23 November Big Bash League starts 9 December Visit www.hotelesplanadefremantle.com/cricket for all fixture dates and times.

Complimentary Tea Toast every morning at the Hougoumont

We all have something in common (including bread) Breakfast at Hougoumont is served with subtlety. We don’t go overboard with bain maries, omelette chefs and fondue fountains. You’ve got a historic city to explore – not a food foyer. That’s why we invite you to enjoy a complimentary light start to your day, served daily in our Lobby Lounge between 7:15 am and 9.30am. Take your time mingling with crew and guests as you enjoy a selection of toast made by master local bakery 'Bread In Common', premium preserves, fresh fruit, Nespresso coffee and Rubra fine teas. It’s just a little something to tide you over…

10863 Bushranger presented by ActBelongCommit

10863 Bushranger showcases artworks created by WA visual artist Di Taylor and tells the life and adventures of Frank Thomas, a young bushranger from the Mid West region of Western Australia. Thomas regularly appeared in the news in the early 1920s for his skill as a rider and bushman, for eluding police and for escaping custody on multiple occasions. He spent time at both Geraldton Gaol and Fremantle Prison, with The West Australian comparing his exploits to the Kelly gang!

Summer Holiday Baba Lala Musical Playtime Sessions

Baba Lala Musical Playtime = Music, Movement, Rhythm & Rhyme for babies, toddlers & little kids. A joyous celebration of early childhood, music & community. Tuesday to Friday every week of the year (except the Christmas to New Year's 'funny week') Casual sessions, pay as you go, $15 per child, sibling rates & the whole family is welcome! Held at Penny Lane's Music Workshop in Freo's cool warehouse district. Come along and start your day with song, dance & play :) <3

BIKE tour

Come and see the best Freo has to offer on our 3 hours bike tour. Get an insight into the local spots, our rich past, vibrant present and exciting future! Our cruisy pace means that we can enjoy all the sights and sounds of Fremantle with frequent stops for photographs, stories, history and tips on the best spots for you to truly enjoy the best Freo has to offer. Tours include use of bike, helmet, a lovely local guide as well as a coffee along the way.  You will experience the rich history of our port city, from our 40,000 years of…

Christmas Collection 2017

Japingka Gallery has put together a special collection of paintings by Aboriginal artists that have brought us joy & surprise in 2017 – we hope you will find this selection a rich source of inspiration. As a big THANK YOU to everyone who has followed our exhibitions throughout the year, we have put together a broad sample of inspiring paintings that may give you as much joy and excitement as us. Our web site collections are one of the ways we enjoy showing the work by the artists we are proud to represent. We hope you will get the same sort of…

Gelato Cakes range at Gelatissimo

A celebration or party just isn’t the same without a cake to spoil your guests, your family or your loved one with!   At Gelatissimo, we believe in making the special moments special. Keeping in line with this, we've created a gelato cake to suit every occasion.. or you can create your own using your favourite flavours! Pre-order in-store today.

Gift Wrapping

Gift Wrapping In Santas little pop up workshop 22 Queen St, (next to Oxfam) Monday 11 - Friday 15 December, 10am – 4pm Monday 18 - Friday 22 December, 10am – 4pm Santas Helpers are offering you beautiful gift wrapping (by donation to Oxfam) this Christmas. Relax while Gifts you have purchased in Fremantle* are wrapped and ready to give friends, family or pop under the Christmas Tree. *This service is only for gifts that you have purchased in Fremantle. Proudly sponsored by OXFAM and the Fremantle BID. Bringing Christmas spirit and Cheer to Freo!

In Cahoots: artists collaborate across Country

In Cahoots: artists collaborate across Country is an expansive exhibition of new work taking over FAC’s galleries. The works are the result of 18 months of artists’ residencies in remote and regional Aboriginal art centres across Australia. Artists from six key Aboriginal art centres have invited leading independent artists – both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal – from around the country to work with them. The resulting collaborative artworks are significant, striking and bold in their inventive use of materials. Featuring sculptural works, installations and films drawing together the ideas of artists from diverse backgrounds, In Cahoots presents the fascinating, potent collaborations…

WALK Tour

Come and see the best Freo has to offer on our fun and informative 2 hour walking tour. Departing twice daily at 11am and 3pm, Thursday to Monday. Let us show you why Fremantle is ranked as the 7th best city in the world by Lonely Planet in 2016. We will help you experience the true local side of our great port city by hitting the pavement and walking our beautiful streets. Our vibrant city has so much to offer from hip and hidden cafes, brilliant bars, delicious restaurants and street art to its rich history as a trading place for over 40,…

With Attitude

A solo exhibition of paintings by Karin Morris. The focus of this exhibition will be the natural environment. Looking at the role of trees in shaping people's consciousness of the world around them. Morris has investigated the idea that specific trees possess individual characteristics. Through her paintings Morris has highlighted the uniqueness of each tree to heighten people's awareness of this factor and in the process hopes that this will increase people's connections to the natural environment. These trees with their individual personalities speak to the passer-by and invite them in to share their world. These trees add value, colour…

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Fremantle Round House - 1pm cannon firing

Discover WA’s oldest public building . Find out what the ‘curfew bell’ was used for, how many cells the Round House had in the 1800s, and maybe even get locked up in our stock and pillory! At 1pm (sharp) each day, join us as we fire the cannon and lower the time ball on the Gun Deck next to the Round House. Visitors are welcome to be our ‘Honorary Gunner’ of the day and we accept advance bookings via the Round House website to avoid disappointment - so come and celebrate an anniversary, a birthday, or 'just because'! The Round House is open…

Tram Lunch Cruise

Tram & Swan River Lunch Cruise A full tour of the Port City of Fremantle to see its harbours, the prison plus much more followed by a leisurely return cruise to Perth on The Swan River with a buffet lunch. 10:50 Fremantle Tram Tour Departing from Fremantle Town Hall your tram tour takes in a full circuit of the regular day tour before connecting directly with your boat sailing from Victoria Quay. Alternatively you can join at 11:00 Stop 2 Victoria Quay. This is convient for parking and for when the river cruise returns at the  end of the day.…

Santa is coming to Fremantle

Just in time to whisper what you want for Christmas and take your own beautiful family photos.Find Santa at: High Street MallThurs 7 - Sun 17 Dec11.30am - 3.30pm Then moving around the corner to: Fremantle Woolstores Shopping Centre - find usMon 18 - Sun 24 Dec11.30am - 2.30pm Take your own family photos and have them printed instore from your phone at Valentine’s Camera House on Market St. Charges apply. While you’re in Freo take the opportunity to shop for some unique Christmas gifts from Fremantle’s great variety of specialty stores. See our Christmas Retail Directory for great shopping ideas! Santa just loves hearing all your wishes so be sure to post them in his mailbox before you leave!

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Events and festivals

Fremantle has a legendary festival and events scene that stretches across the whole spectrum of music, arts, heritage, food and entertainment from the fantastic Fremantle International Street Arts Festival, St. Jerome's Laneway Festival and the biennial Sculptures @ Bathers. Plan your next visit to Fremantle by checking out what’s on in Freo today. And don’t forget to look at our eat and drink listings to find a great spot for dinner or a drink when you’re here.