Events & Festivals

Eco Fashion Week Australia

 Eco Fashion Week Australia 2017 is the most significant event on the Perth fashion calendar. As Australia’s first and only Eco fashion week event, Hosted by ‘’Green Embassy’’ from November 23rd-27th, EFWA provides perfect platform to promote local and international talented eco designers, emerging designers and student designers to showcase their unique designs while providing Perth with one of a kind Eco fashion event in sustainability which involves community. Eco Fashion Week Australia- EFWA 2017 bring people together to celebrate amazing sustainable designs, runway shows, conferances, design and textile art exhibitions, student shows and awards.  The week will feature collections created using organic and natural materials as well as sustainable and ethical production methods. EFWA is passionate about creating a word where garments have a clean and positive story to tell.Celebrating garments that have been created with organic , re-cyled and up-cyled fabrics with traditional and hand crafted textile techniques.  EFWA collaborates with designers, artists, local community and remote interstate Aboriginal communities, media, businesses and educational programs as well as local governments to raise awareness for environmentally conscious fashion while provide support and courage to inspire all community members towards to sustainable future while fashion as vehicle. At international Eco Fashion Week Australia we aim to integrate Australia’s very own Eco Fashion Week celebration of Sustainability, design excellence and education. This innovative forward thinking event will feature:  • Textile art/design exhibition • Spectacular runway shows from international, national and local eco designers featuring the best in organic, handmade, local , re-cycled , up cycled , fair trade, ethical fashion and textiles • Informative discussions and panels with industry experts • Fashion , sustainability pop up shops, exhibitions • Student design & excellence awards • Opportunity for runway show to promote young student designers and give them opportunity to show their work to audience • Opening  gala night • Designer exhibition • Designer challenge • Environment /sustainability photography competition for schools The festivities will run 23rdth-27th November 2017. The goal is the ignite and inspire our community to change their perspective on fashion and its relation to environment and sustainability while providing platform to emerging designers, artists and models in fashion and creative industry. www.ecofashionweekaustralia.com

DRINK Bar Tour

Come along on our DRINK tour to discover the best of Fremantle’s brilliant bars, great cocktails and reincarnations of some old favourite spaces. Fremantle boasts numerous new bars, restaurants and cafes but how do you know which ones are worth a visit? Or keep track of the newest microbrewery or bar that’s opened? Now you don’t have to, LET US SHOW YOU! Each venue will offer something different, focusing on their specialties. You will receive an intimate insight into each establishment from staff and your guide. At each venue you will receive a delicious drink, bar snacks and some good…

Minky G Rosco

Want the perfect way to finish off the day? Then relax and unwind with the jazz/pop sounds of Perth songstress Minky G and guitarist Rosco Dwyer. The duo has been playing their brand of chilled acoustic music both nationally and internationally, with catchy originals, and a few well chosen covers. Minky G is making her mark as a quality local singer-songwriter. She’s studied jazz guitar at WAAPA, has played for UK artist Passenger, and once for the American ambassador! Rosco Dwyer compliments her work with his considerable skill as a guitarist, completing the WAAPA Jazz Bachelor course in 2003 and…

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Wu Tao Dance Beginners Course

Wu Tao - the dancing way to balance and flow. Work with the elements and meridians in this restorative sequence of dances for harmony and joy. It’s easy to forget what’s really important to us in the midst of a busy life. We all need ways to help us maintain emotional balance, peace of mind AND a healthy body. Wu Tao is a powerful yet gentle way to achieve this. A unique dance as therapy modality, grounded in the proven system of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Wu Tao is an easy and joyful way to bring yourself back to centre. This…

Swing Dance Lessons Every Thursday

Come learn the vintage 1930’s swing dance, the lindy hop, every Thursday in Fremantle! Our classes focus on the authentic Lindy Hop style of the 1930s delivered in a fun and friendly environment. We’ve taught people who have never danced before through to professional dancers of other styles so we understand that everyone learns at a different rate. Beginners run from 7pm to 8pm!

La Dame Blanche

The Perth French Theatre team is so incredibly excited to present this fantastic thriller between the walls of the Fremantle prison. Beware, get ready to become part of the drama! Get ready to face your inner child's fears, like when you hid under the blanket telling yourself ghost stories... get ready to laugh and tremble... We are ready to play with you. Love, fear, magic, darkness, tension... La Dame Blanche (The White Lady) of our French villages is coming for a visit here in Perth to reveal her secret. La Dame Blanche written by Sébastien Abatania and Sacha Danino has obtained several…

The Lady in White

The Perth French Theatre team is so incredibly excited to present this fantastic thriller between the walls of the Fremantle prison. Beware, get ready to become part of the drama! Get ready to face your inner child's fears, like when you hid under the blanket telling yourself ghost stories... get ready to laugh and tremble... We are ready to play with you. Love, fear, magic, darkness, tension... La Dame Blanche (The White Lady) of our French villages is coming for a visit here in Perth to reveal her secret. La Dame Blanche written by Sébastien Azzopardi and Sacha Danino has obtained several nominations at…

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Made Local Summer Market

The Made Local Market is back at Stackwood just in time for your Christmas shopping. The summer edition of the market will focus on local makers, and will host more than 30 stalls selling locally made gifts and wares such as ceramic planters, artist prints, textiles and jewellery.  The market will host food trucks Comida do Sul and Eat No Evil, and stall Flitch and Leaven serving up Brazilian street food and classic food truck fare. Stacked Cafe will be serving coffee and Mary Street Bakery doughnuts to satisfy your sweet tooth, plus mexican icey poles by local outfit La Paleta. Earth Friendly Arts will join us again to provide…

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Christmas Shopping Event

Shop for gifts that give twice at Oxfam Shop Fremantle this Christmas! Come and join the festivities at our Christmas shopping event:  Friday 24th November, 9am-7pm 20% OFF all day* Free product samples Free gift wrapping Entertainment The chance to enter our competition to win Christmas on us next year! *excludes unwrapped cards.

Wildlife Zoo at the Markets

We love having West Oz Wildlife, one of Perth’s leading wildlife petting zoos, at Fremantle Markets. They provide a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with native Australian animals such as koalas, snakes & dingoes. You can usually only glimpse such animals amidst big crowds in larger reserves or zoos. Our Wildlife Zoo offers a more intimate approach, allowing both children and adults to experience these animals in a smaller and more relaxed setting. Entry by Gold Coin Donation. Don't forget your camera!

$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, Garlic Prawn or Truffled Mushroom pizza...Gage Roads, 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.

Mexicana v8

It's time...for our next Mexicana Party!!  The end of the exam period is in sight - so you know it's time to forget about it all and join us for a big night!  THE 8TH MEXICANA PARTY - FRIDAY 24th November 2017 - FROM 5PM  $6 Tecate / $ 6 Margarita Slushies / $6 Jose Cuervo Shooters  Bright & Cutts will kick off the party with some live music in the Beer Garden, followed by Shann  Entry is free - party kicks off at 5pm! DRESS UPS are ESSENTIAL - so make sure you grab your poncho and moustache -…

DJ Paul Gamblin

Paul Gamblin (DJ) grew up in the 70s on a musical 'diet' of punk rock and roots / dub reggae in the UK. Skip to some 25 plus years later and a life in Australia and Paul's DJ sets not only continue to reflect those earlier influences from his vast record collection but now embrace many international flavours. Joining the Little Creatures family in 2000 and spinning alternate Fridays at Creatures Next Door, Paul is an ‘old school’ and a vinyl only DJ, always expect to hear the ‘unexpected’ in his selections.

Endless Heights

Endless Heights The Sydney group are taking new single You Coward to the road, the follow up to their Pray I Fade EP of late 2016. “This song came about from the frustration of watching myself constantly make poor decisions with some of the most important relationships in my life. Sooner or later though reality kicks back in – and you either wake up and accept the coward you’ve become, or take back the reigns and choose to turn it around.” says Endless Heights vocalist Joel Martorana. Head to endlessheights.com and receive You Coward for free! After touring nationally with Hellions, Turnover and Luca Brasi, the tour will…

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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.