Events & Festivals

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…

2017 International 420 Class World Championships

Once again, the world stage comes to Fremantle later this year as THE FREMANTLE SAILING CLUB get set to host the 2017 International 420 Class World Championships from 26 December 2017 to 3 January 2018. This will add to an exciting summer of on-water action for Fremantle Sailing Club and the City of Fremantle. This 8-day regatta will attract the best of the best in the class from around the world. The International 420 Class Dinghy is the youth development boat in 43 countries from around the World.  Despite the emergence of newer commercial driven classes, the 420 is the world's top 2-person youth performance training boat with trapeze and spinnaker. There are around 56,000 worldwide. These sailors are our future sailing champions with the 420 World Championships being a stepping stone for many of our current International sailors competing at the Olympics, World Championship and The Americas Cup. With Fremantle and the coastline of WA boasting some of the world’s best sailing conditions, this event is assured of some high-quality racing. Make sure you are around to experience the fervour and be part of the action.

Next Gen 015

The south’s only mid-week BASS night… 4 years strong. Bass culture resides through local DJ talent spinning the filthiest dubstep, trap, DnB and bass-house. every WEDNESDAY  in the heart of Fremantle.  Your crew. Balcony chills. Big vibes Check out our Facebook page for the free entry password!

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…

Oxjam Music Fest

Oxjam is Jammin’ For a Reason this Festive Season with the Oxjam Music Fest. With guest DJ’s and MC’s, prizes and more surprises to be announced, this is going to be a killer line up! This is a Gig For Good. So a big chunk of your ticket purchase is going towards an Oxjam fundraiser appeal for those in need this holiday season. 

Nyoongar Story Telling for Kids

Has your curious little thinker ever wondered how the Derbarl Yerrigan (Swan River) was formed? Or maybe they want to know where the Red-tailed Black-cockatoo got his interesting feathers from? Aboriginal story telling is the ancient custom of passing down information to the next generation through beautiful and whimsical stories, which activate imaginations and engage youngsters in traditional Aboriginal culture. Story time is a great entryway into Indigenous history for kids! All school aged children are welcome to attend $5.00 per child. Friday 29 December 1pm – 3pm Please provide a drink and sunscreen #WACC Some age restrictions apply. Please check website for further details Book at www.eventbrite.com.au/o/curious-7193668641 or more information, call (08) 9432 9999or email info@fremantle.wa.gov.au Celebrating Nyoongar culture in Fremantle 

Elton John v Billy Joel Piano Battle

The Newport Hotel PresentsElton John and Billy Joel – The 1998 Face to Face Tour Revival Friday 29th of DecemberDoors open 7:30pm  1 Stage, 2 Pianos Battling it Out BACK BY POPULAR DEMANDperformed by Noah Shilkin as Elton John and Mike De Grussa as Billy Joel Tickets available from The Newport Hotel website.

Dirty Laundry 015

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 the free entry password!

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.

NYE Sunday Session

The end of 2017 is coming closer...so why not wrap it up with a good old Sunday Session!Join us to soak up the last sunshine of the year in the Beer Garden and enjoy $8 pints of Gage Roads Brewing Co Single Fin & Little Dove and Somersby Apple Cider from midday..Catch up with friends before you head out for the night or take your family out for lunch if you're not planning a big one!Our Summer Lunch Menu will be available from midday :)

Live Music @ Eshed Markets

Rhythm Bros - Playing live at E Shed Markets each and every Sunday from 12:45pm. Enjoy the sights and sounds of Fremantle’s best waterside market. E Shed Markets operates Friday, Saturday, Sunday and most Public Holidays. General Markets 9 - 5 Food Court 9 - 8. Live music each weekend!

Boom! Bap! Pow! | Sunday Music

Enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday throughout summer in Fremantle Arts Centre's idyllic Front Garden. Sunday 31 Dec: Boom! Bap! Pow! (WA) are known for their energetic live shows combining pop, soul, funk and sass. Start your New Year’s celebrations early and enjoy singer Novac Bull’s velvety vocals and the band’s cheeky and playful sounds.

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.

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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.