Events & Festivals

Nyoongar Art Classes

Immerse yourself at the WACC in a Nyoongar cross cultural workshop, focusing on traditional painting methods while exploring the significance behind Indigenous art.


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Crochet & Knitting Class with Lynn Jones

Have you always wanted to learn how to crochet and knit? Now is the time! The lovely Lynn Jones is a master of craft and will be teaching a much requested introduction to crochet and knitting lesson at our Fremantle store. All materials included to start your wooly journey off! Morning tea and a delicious treat from The Little Polka Dot Pantry is also included.

Pirate Day on the Duyfken

International Talk Like a Pirate Day is September 19 and here at Duyfken we get into the swing of this fun time of the year with our annual Pirate Themed Day. This year we will be laying hostage to Duyfken on Saturday September 23 with the ship open for fellow pirates to venture aboard between 11.00am and 4.00pm. So there will be plenty of Arrrrs and Ahoy Matey…and if you keep your eyes out you may spot a Davey Jones, a Blackbeard, the odd Jack Sparrow and even Cap’n Teague! There’ll be plenty of fun going on…with the odd public…

Game Electronics Introductory Class

Learn by doing a fun hands-on physical activity making a working push-button switch to decorate and take home. Interface the button to the Raspberry Pi single-board computer’s input/output wiring to drive a Scratch video game character. Instead of children being limited to playing yet another video game, they can build the controller button, colour, re-animate, and program the game through simple block coding. All Ages 7+ years old Video Game Electronics! {Under 10's will require parental supervision.} Limited space, booking essential. Located 3 blocks from train station, next to National Hotel, upstairs.

Step Into Social

Step Into Social is a social group for young adults 18-30 on the autism spectrum in Fremantle, Western Australia.Now running 3 groups fortnightly on a Saturday, Step Into Social provides a space in Fremantle for individuals to hang out, to have fun, and to meet people with similar interests. About Step Into Social: Step Into Social is run with the active involvement of group members, with Autism West staff facilitating activities the group members agree on. These groups are great places to develop friendships while enjoying various activities, meals and excursions, and where possible, we support the delivery of special projects such as coding, art and film-making.In 2017, the Step Into Social group launched a documentary exploring what engaged them as young adults living in Perth. Here’s a sneak peak of the trailer.


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Coding Club Fun for School Holidays

Free Fun Coding for all ages. Use your own laptop or tablet for this activity. Also, you can get some free information about the Raspberry Pi SBC (single-board computer). Bring your own Internet enabled laptop, tablet, or (if you have one) a Raspberry Pi to learn more about it as well as to do some fun coding. Under 10's will require parental supervision. Note: This "Coding Club Fun for School Holidays" is different from the other Gizmo Cats School Holiday courses being run, or the introductory making an electrical push-button class also listed on Fremantle Story. This is may be the start of a new coding club (Coderdojo) on Saturday (or other day) afternoons that may continue into the school term depending upon interest and feedback. We are located just 3 blocks from train station, next to National Hotel, upstairs.

Beachside Bubbles

Coast Port Beach presents Beachside Bubbles at its stunning beach side venue this September. Enjoy an evening of live music, delicious canapes and more. All washed down with tastings of bubbles from all around the world. - Test Your Knowledge -Do you know your prosecco from your champagne? Can you taste the difference between a sparkling wine and a French Cuvee? bring your friends and have some fun testing your knowledge. - Sunset - Experience Western Australia's stunning sunset from our unique beach side venue while you enjoy the event and mingle.- Tickets Only $10 -Your ticket includes tastings, canapes, and entertainment from 6pm…

James Reyne playing all Crawl with Boom Crash Opera

After 25 years of weekend antics, live music concerts, birthdays, marriage proposals and yes, even weddings - Metropolis Fremantle is turning 25. Prepare yourself for one big year of celebrations. Its time to celebrate, the Big House.Kicking off the anniversary celebrations is James Reyne playing all Australian Crawl! Plus extra special guests BOOM CRASH OPERAFor nearly 40 years, James Reyne’s songs have provided the soundtrack to endless Australian summers, including “The Boys Light Up”, “Reckless”, “Beautiful People”, “Lakeside”, “Daughters Of The Northern Coast”, “Fall Of Rome”, “Hammerhead”, “Motor’s Too Fast” and “Slave”.This time round at Metropolis Fremantle it will be ALL…

Little Comedy

Little Comedy Lounge at Little Creatures Next Door brings you three of the finest things in life at its highest quality. Comedy, expertly brewed beer and the beautiful sea-side city of Fremantle have never gone so well together and the best thing is you can experience it every Saturday night! Get more info including comedian line-ups.

DSLR Photography Classes

We run photography classes on Sunday afternoons, if you are interested please call and make a booking. We offer half day workshops from 1-5pm, which include catering, photography theory and a practical walkabout tour in Fremantle. Bring your own DLSR Camera and tripod (also a spare battery and card if necessary).  We do have a special: a person without a camera can join in for free, catering for these additional people is $12 per head.

A Sunday at Guildhall

This September long weekend we’re hosting an extra special ‘A Sunday at Guildhall’. We delight in throwing our doors open on the last Sunday of every month… and even more so when there is a sleep-in the following day! Join us at our beautiful heritage bar on Sunday 24 September and enjoy a refreshing spritzer in the sunny courtyard from our friends at Aperol. We’ll also be serving botanical cocktails alongside our curated selection of beer and wine. If you arrive hungry we’ll have a fresh, seasonal food menu from Propeller available.  Gillian Moorman Group jazz will carry you through the…

Fremantle High Tea

Indulge in a leisurely afternoon of sweets and savouries, tea and tipples with a traditional high tea at the Harbour Master in Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges. Available every Sunday between 3-5pm, pick one of four packages and treat yourself to an assortment of ribbon sandwiches, freshly baked scones accompanied with jam and double cream, and a selection of cakes or tarts accompanied by a selection of teas by T2.  Classic High Tea - $38 per person Includes T2 teas and coffee Sparkling High Tea - $44 per person Includes glass of sparkling or upgrade for $10pp to receive "flowing sparkling" throughout your…

Long Weekend Acoustic Sunday Sesh

Sit back in the Beer Garden, enjoy a cold pintor two and welcome Luke Fox, Ben Catley and Oakley Driscoll on stage.We're excited to have some special live music for the afternoon - so it should be a great atmosphere in the Beer Garden!We're simply hoping for some sunshine to enjoy a good old Sunday Sesh - $8 pints from midday as always

Courtyard Sessions - Le Mezz + Mike Slade

Sundays in September Le Mezz Club with Mike Slade, will be performing their unique folk, funk and hip-hop mixup in a laid back acoustic version in the sunny Courtyard Beer Garden at the Norfolk Hotel. Courtyard Sessions from 4-6pm Sunday 3rd 10th 17th and 24th, we will be coaxing in the eagerly anticipated springtime. Come on down to enjoy a pint of Goose Island IPA with great music and awesome people!


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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.