Community events

Sculpture at Bathers: The Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges Satellite Annexe Exhibition

More of guest sculptor Cameron Robbins works will be on display inside the foyer of the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges (our first principal corporate sponsor) who will host our inaugural satellite exhibition featuring works by 19 sculptors. Tags: #sculptureatbathers  #followtheshimmer #distinctivelyWA #bathersbeach  

South Beach Sunset Markets

Come along to this fabulous summertime fun event at South Beach, South Fremantle, each Saturday night from 5pm until 9pm, commencing the first week of December, 2016. Feast on hawker food delights from the world over. Listen to live music. Enjoy kid's entertainment; animal farm; facepainting. Grab a drink from our 'pop-up bar'. watch the sun set over the beautiful Indian ocean. See you soon at the South Beach Sunset Market! The markets are held in a dog free zone.

Another World @ Little Creatures

A feature documentary about the journey of mankind to discover our true force and who we truly are. It is a quest through science and consciousness, individual and planetary, exploring our relationships with ourselves, the world around us and the universe as a whole.We believe the awareness unveiled in the film will open the doors to a new way of interpreting reality and give rise to an audience of individuals that become active, conscious agents of life, creating a better and brighter future for the present and future generations.It demonstrates how connected we really are and how unnatural today’s sense…

A Plastic Ocean full length feature documentary

The screening of A Plastic Ocean hosted by Sea Shepherd Perth is an award winnng documentary Described by Sir David Attenborough as one of the most important films of our times! Luna on SX:  Tuesday February 28th 2017 -  6.30pm A Plastic Ocean is an epic global adventure following a documentary filmmaker and a world record free-diver as they travel the earth discovering the shocking impact plastic is having on our oceans and the marine animals that live there. The film investigates how our addiction to plastic is impacting the food chain and how that is effecting everyone of us through new and developing human health problems. WIth over 8 million tonnes of trash entering our oceans each year and a global estimation 5.25 trillion of pieces floating in the marine enviroment.  Plastic pollution is becoming one of the major threats facing our oceans today!      

Ladies Only Skateboarding Clinic Sesh

Calling all the ladies! Have you ever wanted to learn to skateboard but find the skate park is a little daunting?  Join the team from Skateboarding WA at the EYP on Tuesday nights from 7 to the 28 February 2017. The sessions are open to females aged 15+ and all skill levels. Bring your own equipment or borrow a board and helmet on the night. See you at the EYP at 6.30pm * Participants under 18 will require parent/guardian signatures on their registration form. Download one now here.  


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Sing Sing Sing Not Your Normal Choir

Are we a traditional choir? No! We are an open participation group where anybody who wants to attend is welcome to sing and perform as part of the choir.revolves around one song. Each week revolves around one song. The amazing David Harwood teaches the arrangements to participants, and then we end the hour of song by performing the newly learnt song. Every couple of months we will perforate our weekly meetings with even bigger meetings in magnificent places, with magnificent guests. What do you say. Let's get singing! Songs so far include: Sweet Child O Mine (GNR), Am I Ever…

Free Meditation

Meditation guidance and practice are at the core of an awakening community.Beginners are welcome to join the free meditation sessions. We recommend the mindfulness or beginners course to further benefit from these sessions. Free Meditation Sessions Friday and Saturday at 8am || Wednesday at 9am  || Check Timetable  Fridays– (All welcome) Lani uses various breath and concentration practices to prepare for meditation, then drops into a 20-30 minute sit. Saturdays- (Beginner friendly) Michael uses mindfulness techniques and sounds throughout the practice to aid students in addressing blockages to meditation. Wednesday mornings (Longer sits) Ava drops the class into a long sit, using awareness-based guidance throughout the session.…

Lets Go Surfing

The weather is warm and we're all heading to the beach - you should too! Disabled Surfers Association Perth and the City of Fremantle want to get everyone into the ocean, cooling down and having fun this summer.  If you are a participant with disability, come along to give surfing a try at one of our pristine beaches - Leighton Beach in North Fremantle. The event is suitable for people with disability of all ages and skills levels.  Volunteers are needed from 6am to help set-up and get everyone in the water having a good time. There's always plenty of young people and other families. Come down, meet new friends, enjoy live music and enjoy the FREE barbeque!  Summer is coming to and end and this is the last event until next summer! See you there.  

Light me up ride 2017

It’s time to ride and shine! This gentle evening ride is designed to celebrate cycling and shine a light on you and your bike. Starting at South Beach and winding along the beachside shared paths, the relaxed 5km ride is suitable for people of all ages and riding abilities. Just make sure you glow! Kit out your bike with lights, reflectors, glow sticks + extra points if you use recycled materials.  The ride starts at the South Beach night markets and follows the bike path to Fremantle Roundhouse before returning to South Beach. Registration table opens at 6:30pm where participants can pick up their free bike light, with the ride departing at 7pm.  

Hotel Rottnest Port To Pub

The Hotel Rottnest Port to Pub swim celebrates its second event on 25 March 2017. The Port to Pub starts at Leighton Beach and finishes at the Hotel Rottnest. The Port to Pub is open to solos and teams of two, four and six swimmers. The event also includes a 25 kilometre ultra-marathon solo swim, which is the longest open water swim in Australia. Presentations and a post event party are held at the Hotel Rottnest. The Port to Pub combines a relaxed and friendly event, with serious swimming competition making it one of the best events on the WA calendar! For more information: Ceinwen Roberts President Hotel Rottnest Port to Pub 0415 221 774 

FISAF 2017 Opening Night

Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017 kicks off with a bang in the beautiful grounds of Fremantle Arts Centre. Come along to get a sneak peak of some of the acts performing throughout the festival and a special musical performance. A full bar and food service will be available. For the full FISAF 2017 program visit:  

Good Friday at FISAF 2017

Fish, chips and FISAF! What better way to spend Good Friday than catching a show at the Cicerello’s Pitch or lazing in the shade of the Norfolk pines at the Esplanade Reserve while enjoying the best street performers from around the world as part of the Fremantle International Street Arts Festival.  For full program details visit: 

Fremantle International Street Arts Festival 2017

Showcasing the world of busking, street theatre, comedy, circus and lots more, get involved in the action and witness world-class acts right on your doorstep. Australia's biggest and best street arts festival brings performers from around the globe to the streets of the port city for three full days over the Easter long weekend. Visit the festival website at  

FISAF 2017 Buskers Cabaret

Las Vegas lounge meets 80s pop melodrama as Marc and Svetlana Buttarsworth host a fantastic line-up of cabaret in the grand ol’ Fremantle Town Hall as part ofthe 2017 Fremantle International Street Arts Festival. Featuring Mario Queen of the Circus, Johan Welton, Quatuor Stomp and much more! Show runs 70 minutes with no interval. Full bar available. 18+.

ANZAC Day 2017 Dawn Service

Join us for a moving ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Fremantle War Memorial, Monument Hill at 5:50am, Tuesday 25th April 2017. Two large screens will be installed behind the monument, with a third screen installed further down the hill on the High Street side of the reserve so that all attendees can clearly see the service on the cenotaph. Expected conclusion of the service is approximately 6:30am. REGISTRATION DETAILS For those who wish to lay a wreath during the service: If you are planning to attend the ANZAC Day Dawn Services, and intend to lay a wreath during the service it is very important that you register your attendance so that the City of Fremantle can include you on their wreath laying schedule. Please email or call our Events Administrator on 9432 9728 to register. (Please note that the cost and arrangement of wreaths is the responsibility of the wreath layer). PUBLIC TRANSPORT Public transport services will be confirmed closer to the date.  There will be free travel on public transport for anyone wearing military uniform or medals travelling to the ANZAC Day Dawn Service or ANZAC Day Parade in Fremantle. For more information, call the Transperth InfoLine on 13 62 13 (TIS: 13 14 50). Hearing or speech impaired? Call via NRS 133 677 and ask for 13 62 13 or visit PARKING We encourage the use of public transport if possible. For those who park in streets surrounding the War Memorial, driveways must not be blocked and traffic (and emergency vehicles) must be able to traverse the street. DROP OFF FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY/ SENIORS The entry for people with disability and/or seniors drop off is via the entrance/ exit on Knutsford street. Traffic management personnel will monitor who is able to enter this area. If you have a disability and are driving yourself to the service, please contact the City of Fremantle (see contact details below) to ensure that your name is on the parking list. Parking in the grounds of the Monument is very limited and is only available to participants in the service and ACROD permit holders. Able bodied drivers are able to drop off disabled or elderly passengers up the top of this entrance point, quite close to the Monument. A turning circle will be marked out with witches hats and drivers, once they have dropped off their passengers, will be escorted out of the area by traffic management personnel and must find parking elsewhere. For further information on our ANZAC Day events please contact our Events Administrator on 08 9432 9728 or email 

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Community events

Fremantle has a great selection of community events for the whole family. There is also some great live music from local bands, dance classes, workshops and much more so make sure you check out our list of events to make sure you don’t miss some of the great local things to do in Fremantle.