Special events

Christmas Day Buffet Dining

Spend Christmas Day 2017 in Fremantle enjoying a delicious buffet breakfast, lunch or dinner with family and friends. The Esplanade Hotel Fremantle and Atrium Garden Restaurant’s famous Christmas dining options are not to be missed with delicious food, drinks, kid’s entertainment and a very special visit by Santa himself. The atmosphere will be festive and our staff can’t wait to celebrate with you, so book now! Our Executive Chef has created an all-you-can-eat Christmas Day feast for you to enjoy in Fremantle this year. The delicious RISE buffet breakfast includes all your hot buffet favourites like bacon, hash browns and…

Christmas Day Community Celebrations

On Christmas morning we take advantage of all the heart, community, love and joy energies and excitement with a FREE event at Spanda! From 9.30-10.30 am we will have an Angel Walk meditation at Spanda (which is amazing and will be explained to you on the day) followed by us all heading down to South Beach for a potluck.Bring some food, drink, a bowl and a fork and lets all celebrate health & wealth together! Angel Walk ~ 9.30-10.30 am232 South Terrace, South Fremantle Potluck & Swim ~ 10.30-11.30 (well until you are finished with the beach)South Beach North main…

Christmas Day Lunch

Celebrate this Christmas in Italian style! See a special delicious set menu with the choice of vegetarian, meat and fish options.  Drinks of your choice are available on consumption. Christmas Day lunch bookings are available at La Sosta now via bookings@lasosta.net.au and 0893359193.         

Christmas Day Set Menu Lunch

Make this Christmas Day extra special, enjoy a delicious five course lunch at The Harbour Master restaurant in Fremantle. Our Executive Chef has crafted a special Christmas Day menu featuring beetroot cured ocean trout, Mahogany Creek sage and lemon roast turkey, char grilled Mogumber beef fillet and a chocolate tasting platter just to name a few of your delectable choices. View the five-course menu here. The Harbour Master’s five-course Christmas Day lunch is $185 per person and includes a three-hour beverage package to enhance your celebrations with family and friends. The restaurant will be brimming with the festivities of a…

New Years Eve 2018 at Creatures NextDoor

Join us for fresh sounds and seafood as the sun sets on 2017 and we all cheer in New Year’s Eve 2018 !Groove to the tunes of our local bands whilst enjoying our speciality seafood menu to complement the Fremantle sunset. 5pm- 8:30pm | Julius Lutero9:30pm- 12:30am | Cool Change Free Entry Additional local seafood menu (in addition to normal Creatures NextDoor menu)Complimentary Glass of Bubbles at MidnightOpen from noon on 31st December 2017 until 1am on 1st January 2018.

New Years Eve Afternoon Sail

Celebrate the year that was and make resolutions for the year to come onboard the STS Leeuwin II.  During a 3-hour short sail onboard our 1850’s style barquentine ship you can take part in sailing activities such as raising the sails, taking the helm, kids activities and possibly even climbing the bowsprit. Or you can just sit back and enjoy the sail - the choice is up to you! Whichever way you choose, sailing on the STS Leeuwin II is a unique experience for the whole family.  The sail includes light refreshments on board served with tea and coffee.

Hollywood New Years Eve in Fremantle

The countdown is on to a brand new year... 2018 is just on the horizon which means it's time to plan your party location. December 31st is a very special time of the year in Perth with lots of event options and a feast of NYE party celebrations waiting.   Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges' will be transformed into HOLLYWOOD for a truly spectacular range of New Year's Eve events. LA is coming to Fremantle with celebrity-worthy parties, dinners and events to celebrate New Year's in style. Whatever kind of Perth New Year's Eve event you are searching for, our unique range of restaurants and bars in Fremantle…

Show Boat New Years Eve at the Norfolk

Clamber aboard The Norfolk Hotel’s Show Boat New Years Eve celebration and we'll set the right course for your 2018! On the main deck main stage, we’ve got the goddess herself Grace Barbé bringing a tonne of Afro Creole goodness to get your hips shaking through until midnight. Grace will be ably supported by some of our favourite acts of this year - The Tommyhawks who are bringing some blues flavours to our party, Salary who play the kind of pop music we like to get weird to, and DJs Dr Sweets, Funk Stallion and Sparklehaüs will be on the decks…

New Year’s Eve YogaRave 2017

No booze, No shoes, No chit chat, Move however you wish!! About the music:“Enlightened World Beat, and Downtempo Bliss, plus a few surpises slipped in for good measure!! Ecstatic Music Journeys for Conscious Movement and Sacred Celebration.” A unique Nwe Years Eve celebration in a drug & alcohol free environment. What to Expect:- A beautiful sacred space- UV body paint- Vinyasa flow yoga with Kate- Chanting- Next-level, conscious, inspiring dance music- A safe space for you to dance freely in- Vibrant people who love to dance and love music! 8pm - midnight (doors close at 8:30 pm) Very limited amount of places, please book ASAP to avoid disappointment. Ecstatic Dance Guidelines:1. No talking on the dance floor2. Drug-free, smoke-free, alcohol-free environment3. No photos or videos, cellphones muted and out of sight4. Care/awareness for the space and each other5. Move your body however you wish6. You can dance alone, or with as many partners as (you) like to join. (If you’d rather not dance with someone, thank them for the offer by placing your hands in prayer position at your heart – Namaste.) What to Bring:1. Lots of energy2. Loose-fitting clothes that let you move your body and free yourself3. Water and a water bottle. You can refill it at the venue.

Fenian Heritage Trail Bus Tour

Join members of the John Boyle O’Reilly Association as they tell us the stories of courage, daring and escape. We’ll journey for a day out of Fremantle to the places of significance in this Fenian story. There’ll be a stop off at the John Boyle O’Reilly Heritage Trail at Australind, where O’Reilly survived in the bush awaiting the ship which would take him to freedom. We’ll see the places where O’Reilly worked building roads in Dardanup and visit the grave of Irish Pioneer Jim Maguire who bravely helped him escape. On the return journey to Fremantle we’ll stop off at…

In Search of the Vigilant Film

Possibly the most charismatic of the Fenians, John Boyle O’Reilly was moved from Fremantle to Dardanup. With the help of the Bunbury priest Fr Patrick McCabe and local farmers, O’Reilly planned to escape on the whaling ship Vigilant. In a dramatic re-enactment of these events, local film makers and actors give voice to the struggle O’Reilly faced at this time.This hour long show includes a movie, story telling and recitation of O’Reilly’s Poetry by Lachlan Kelly and discussion with members of the John Boyle O’Reilly Association. Rating: PG

Feast of the Wild Goose | Bannister Street Party

Dance & Feast! “Fenians, Fremantle & Freedom Festival” Closing Party150 YEARS IN THE MAKINGPresented by Fremantle BIDSponsored by Guinness, 19 Crimes Wines & Treasury Estate WineTickets $140 eachAvailable at The Hougoumont Hotel, Attic Café, Stable Hands & Kidogo Arthouse or onlineA SUMPTUOUS BANQUET OF PRIMAL COOKING, FINE WINES AND ENTERTAINMENTWHEN: Sunday 14 Jan 2018 | 6pm-10pmWHERE: Bannister Street, FremantleMUSIC: The ROGUESThe Rogues are a Pogues 'tribute band'. They play a gut-withering hard-driving brand of folk-rock, drawing upon the timeless Pogues repertoire of traditional, rebel and contemporary music and song. There's relentless rhythm - sublime, yet coarse verse - vocal gymnastics and - instrumental prowess.

Enchanted Childrens High Tea

If you go down to the woods today, you're sure of a BIG surprise... an Enchanted Children’s High Tea in Fremantle!  Back by popular demand, the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges presents a very special school holiday event that will delight your little ones from start to finish. This is a great event for parent’s groups, families, day care outings and anyone looking to keep their little one’s occupied during the school holiday break. Date: Monday, 15th January 2018 Time: 11am-12.30pm or 2pm-3.30pm  Tickets: Early bird offer, $28pp (first 40 only per session); regular price $32pp Adults and children are the…


More event dates

Australia Day Skyshow Sundowner Cruise 18

Depart Fremantle at 5:30pm and enjoy a drink on arrival and canapes whilst you cruise up the Swan River to Barrack Street Jetty, Perth. Be treated to exclusive views of the spectacular fireworks display from the open decks of your vessel and our private jetty. Cruising from Fremantle allows you to avoid all of the Australia Day traffic. The main fireworks display will again be facing Langley Park rather than Barrack Street Jetty. There will be no restrictions on access around the foreshore and passengers will be free to roam, however all vessels will depart Barrack Street Jetty in Perth 15…

Australia Day Skyshow Cruise Captain Cook Cruises

Depart Fremantle at 6:00pm and cruise up the Swan River to Barrack Street Jetty ,Perth and have exclusive views of the spectacular fireworks display from the open decks of your vessel and our private jetty. Cruising from Fremantle allows you to avoid all of the Australia Day traffic. The main fireworks display will again be facing Langley Park rather than Barrack Street Jetty. There will be no restrictions on access around the foreshore and passengers will be free to roam, however all vessels will depart Barrack Street Jetty in Perth 15 minutes following the last fireworks. Families Welcome. Cruise Includes:- Full…

Christmas in Freo

Have you done your shopping, wrapped your presents, organised drinks with friends, had the annual family catch-up? No need to stress as we've got a load of suggestions to help you out this silly season.

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Special events

There are heaps of special events in Fremantle that cannot be missed from one off events, annual events including Fremantle International Street Arts Festival and special occasions to celebrate throughout the year. Want to know what’s on in Fremantle check out our event listings.