Perth is a great time all year round.
Looking for awesome things to do in Perth in April? No worries, we’ve got you covered. (Featured image:@urlaubstracker)
1. Hit up Caballitos’ Nacho Typical Easter Thursday
Start April with a new tattoo. At Caballitos this 1 April, DJ Vicky Vanna will be spinning the ones and twos while Sheridin from The Tatt Shop in Northbridge will be inking exclusive Easter-themed Caballitos flash tatts. Spend $25 at the bar between 5-8pm and you will go into the hourly draw to win one free flash tatt as well. Enter as many times as you like.
Entry is free and, as always, there’ll be plenty of drink specials.See event page for more details
2. The Brush and the Bow
Australian Baroque has partnered with the John Curtin Gallery to present an innovative series of curated concerts that pair the incredible masterpieces of Vivaldi with the stunning sculptures of artist Abdul-Rahman Abdullah.
On hand will be guest presenter Alan Dodge, the distinguished former Director of the Art Gallery of Western Australia, as well as the visionary musician and early keyboard player Dr Geoffrey Lancaster to guide you through an afternoon of discussion and music.
When: 11 AprilTickets
3. Space Music – Harmony of the Spheres
Over the course of an hour, Space Music will take guests on a multi-sensory journey through the stars.
Join NASA astrophysicist and planetary geologist Dr Antony Brian on an adventure that stems from the 1600s when the late Renaissance period clashed with the early Baroque and acted as a creative catalyst among both musicians and astronomers.
Although attendance does not guarantee an understanding of the third law of planetary motion, you will leave with a renewed appreciation for universal music.
When: 29 and 30 AprilTickets
4. Good Food Month has arrived
Good Food Month events this year include Mitch Orr’s Festa di Famiglia (waitlist), Esmay Pop-up with Hearth Restaurant (waitlist), Young Chefs Lunch, From Noma to Nashville: Belles and Drasko’s Make Hot Chicken.
5. Combine your love of karaoke with Thai food
At Louder Louder, Good Food Month is being celebrated with karaoke and Issan-Thai food. Diners will be able to reserve their own private dining room where they will be treated to an entree, main and drink from the set menu for just $50 per person. The price also includes the hire of a karaoke machine so that you and your friends can belt out the tunes.
Book through the restaurant website.
6. Check out more Friends of Good Food Month events
If there’s one thing we love more than Good Food Month events, it’s the Friends of Good Food Month events because Good Food Month just wouldn’t be the same without friends.
For starters, there are more events. But Friends of Good Month also showcases and highlights some of Perth’s best restaurants, chefs, and culinary experiences.Check out all the events here.
7. Head to Convenients’ opening night
Having needed to reschedule their opening night, Convenients will now aim to throw their first party on 10 April where you will need to walk through a fake 7/11 to reach the new 120-capacity live music venue on Lake Street. Head to their Facebook page for more info.
8. A festival to chicken and beer
From Friday 23 to Sunday 25 April, Subiaco Market Square will be being taken over by the Chicken and Beer Festival. There will be four sessions over the long weekend to attend with food provided by the likes of Baolicious, Satchmo, Tikka Tango and The Dirty Swine among many more. There will also be more than 60 beers available.
Early bird tickets are now on sale.
9. Treat yourself to a bottomless brunch
The duo behind Tiisch, one of Perth’s most popular cafes, have opened up a new space in Subiaco. Mimosa continues the bottomless brunch trend seven days a week for just $59. For brunch, you get your choice of main plus two hours of bottomless brekkie mimosas, Bloody Marys, spritzers, sangria, beers and more. What’s not to love? Oh, and a bottomless lunch is also available.See their website for more info and booking.
10. Check out the new digs at 100 St Georges Terrace
The new venture by North Bird’s former head chef, Chris Howard, was doing takeaway earlier in the year. But now, the former site of 100 Cups by Fiori has been refitted and The Humble Onion is inviting you to come on over for a meal. Keep an eye on their Instagram page too as the team have been collaborating with others to put on some pretty amazing events on the rooftop.