Events & Festivals

$17 Pizza & Pint FRIDAYS at The Left Bank

Mix and match any pizza with any pint for only $17 every Friday Night from 5pm! Margarita, Continental Meats, Pulled Beef or Truffled Mushroom pizza...Swan Draught, James Squires 150lashes or maybe a pint of Somersby!? This and more to choose from! Enjoy it together with live music in the beer garden - perfect way to start the weekend.

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A full cycle of all your favorite beats from every era. 80s, 90s, 00s and new, with a little Hip Hop thrown in to help lighten your load. Come air out your Dirty Laundry this Friday night upstairs at Metropolis Fremantle. Check out our Facebook page for a free entry password each week! 

Will Sparks

FREMANTLE!!! Will Sparks is coming for you... Friday the 22nd of Septmber and he's decided to bring his good mate and upcoming legend - TYRON HAPI to support him.

Fremantle Prison Tunnels Tour School Holiday Special

Are your children aged over 12 and looking for an adventure during the school holidays? Why not visit Fremantle Prison for a Tunnels Tour. Participants will be provided with a hardhat, overalls and boots before charging their headlamps and locking into the ladder system for a 20 metre descent into the depths below. They will trek through sections of the labyrinth of tunnels on foot, board a replica convict punt to explore the submerged passageways accessible only by boat and discover original blast holes, bores, oil lamp recesses and artefacts from the days when working in the tunnels was hard labour for…

Kids Cruise Free in the School Holidays

For every full paying adult, one child can travel FREE on any Swan River Scenic Cruise, Perth/ Fremantle Explorer or Perth/ Fremantle One Way Cruises. Simply travel in the upcoming school holidays (23rd September - 8th October 2017) and quote KIDSSEP17 at the time of booking. Keep the kids entertained with 'Cruise Bingo' for $2 or a 'Busy Nippers Bag' for just $3 - available for purchase at on board.

Official guide to spring school holidays in Freo

Dress up as a pirate. Learn to make gelato. Decorate a Roman battleship. Do some computer coding. Paddle the tunnels under the Fremantle Prison. Spring school holidays must be here! Check out the raft of fun workshops and events on offer around the port city. Spring is also perfect for exploring Fremantle’s parks, beaches and bushland. Time to discover somewhere new? Peruse our list of free natural attractions for ideas. New activities are added daily – check our website for updates. We’d love to see what you get up to, so tag us @fremantlestory on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. See you in Freo.  

What's in the Unicorn

Guess how much money is in the unicorn and it's yours! You can take home the money box and the money inside if you guess correctly. There will be three unicorn money boxes, so the closest guess to each will win. Come into The Pickled Fairy, jiggle the unicorn and write your guesstimate on an entry form. Winners notified on the Pickled Fairy Facebook page.

Free Bowl Day 2.0

It's that time of year again, Ohana's 2nd birthday means FREE bowls for FREO! We're still going strong thanks to the support of the Fremantle community so to celebrate we're giving away FREE BOWLS again! This year will be bigger and better than ever, lots of exciting surprises to be announced!

Roman Revival

Join us for a celebration of all things from ancient Rome, as we dig into this world to uncover the story of Escape from Pompeii: The Untold Roman Rescue exhibition. Explore our Roman military uniform touch-table, as well as our In Fashion toga draping and Roman ladies’ costume demonstration. Try out your own Roman style from the costume corner, and decorate your own paper-craft centurion helmet to take home. You can also decorate a Roman battleship and watch it sail across our digital animation screen!Event is free, however WA Maritime Museum entry fees apply. 

Shiver Me Timbers

Shiver me timbers! Get on board and join in our seafaring adventures. Track down the pesky and adventurous sailor rats in the Riddled with Rats trail before they nibble all of our ship’s biscuits! With the sharp eyes of a Rat Detective, you’ll have to search high and low to find these hide-and-seek experts. Join in the Pirate Parade by dressing up as your favourite swashbuckling sailor or marvellous mermaid and take part in our parade (11am daily). Listen to salty seafaring tales of adventure in our Pirate Storytelling and you might be taken to far-away lands (10:30am daily). Then…

Smokin' BBQ and Chilli Festival

The inaugural Smokin' BBQ and Chilli Festival is a family friendly, free event and for a small donation, you'll get the opportunity to taste the best, American style, low and slow barbecue, brisket and pulled pork that WA has to offer, with samples from the top competitive BBQ teams and there'll also be artisan chilli producers there too with their rubs, sauces, jerky and plants and even a chilli eating competition. Even better 100% of donations go to the Answers for Archer charity. It's going to be an absolutely crackerjack weekend!


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Squishy Circuits | Electric Conductive Dough

A fun, hands-on activity working with mouldable circuit dough (conductive and insulated clay). Create shapes, forms, characters, animals while learning basic electrical circuits lighting LEDs. A one hour school holiday electronic circuit activity. Ages 5+ years old Introduction to Physical Computing with Conductive Circuit Dough! {Under 10's will require parental supervision during course.} Limited space, book in advance. Cost $28. When: one hour sessions available 10am, Saturday, 23 and 30 September during the School Holidays Where: Thinklab 51-57 Market Street, Fremantle (3 Blocks from train station, next to National Hotel, upstairs)


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Fremantle Round House School Holidays

Discover WA’s oldest public building this school holidays. 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…

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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.