Events & things to do in Armadale

The City of Armadale in Western Australia is home to a vibrant mix of events, aimed to entertain and delight you at all times of the year. If you’re looking for things to do in Perth, take the short drive to Armadale; located only 30 minutes south of the Perth CBD, Armadale is home to many exciting annual and seasonal events and entertainment.

It’s no secret why Armadale is one of the ‘must see’ places to visit when in Perth, Western Australia. Between its heritage town centre, numerous attractions and activities and exciting events calendar, there is always things to do in Armadale.

Seasonal Events Calendar

Armadale has a non-stop seasonal calendar that boasts community events, entertainment and activities for the whole family. Whether you like concerts, the outdoors, arts and crafts or fine dining, this events page will help you find your favourite things to do when in Armadale, WA.

Let our events page be your guide to the seasonal events and entertainment happening in Armadale. We regularly update this website with details of upcoming events as well as those happening in months to come. Check this page regularly to ensure you never miss an Armadale event again!

Upcoming seasonal festivals and concerts
Visit the Araluen Botanic Park during its annual ‘It's Spring Time’ festival, when the grounds light up with bold tulip colours across the undulating hills and landscapes.

The Scottish inspired Highland Gathering is hosted annually every September with the Perth Kilt Run. This quirky fun run is a world record attempt for the title of the largest kilt run. Competing against Perth, Canada and Scotland, competitors don their kilts to race on the circuit in recognition of our multi-cultural heritage and community. It’s a perfect event for participants and audiences of all sizes and ages.

Enjoy the Twilight Concerts in Minnawarra Park or participate in one of the unique Art and Craft Festivals in our town centre or the Roleystone Hills.

One of the must do's if you're visiting Armadale is the popular Australia Day Fireworks Extravaganza, which has become a favourite on our annual events calendar.

Whether you’re visiting on a holiday or are simply a local looking for new things to do in Perth, Armadale is not to be missed. With a calendar that presents a unique series of events, catering to all tastes and appealing to all ages, there’s always something on that the entire family can enjoy.

Things to do in Armadale

  • Explore the regions natural beauty
  • Bushwalk at one of the many national parks in the area
  • Cuddle a koala and pet many other native Australian animals at the Cohunu Koala Park
  • Organise a tee time and spend a day on the green at Araluen Golf Resort
  • Hike the Gorge and admire the views from the top of Wungong Regional Park
  • Pack a picnic to enjoy with a view at one of the many local dams
  • Learn all about our native wildlife and scaled friends at the Armadale Reptile and Wildlife Centre
  • Visit Araluen Botanic Park and admire the immaculately kept gardens
  • Wander around one of the many different annual markets and try the different local product and homemade crafts
  • Extend your trip and stay the night at the Heritage Country Motel or one of the many unique and homely bed and breakfasts in the area
  • Keep checking this events page to see what the local entertainment or community event is scheduled that you can partake in.

Visit the Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre

Looking for things to do in Perth? Why not plan a day trip to Armadale, there is always fun to be had and attractions to be seen here. If you need help planning your day or would like local recommendations on what are the best things to do, contact the Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre and we’ll be happy to help you organize your time in WA.

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City of Armadale Triathlon
Saturday, 24 March 2018 - 6:00am to 5:00pm

After a break of two seasons, the series returns to Champion Lakes in Armadale.

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Minnawarra Art Awards
Saturday, 12 May 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

The renowned Minnawarra Art Awards attracts some of Western Australia’s leading artists, resulting in a professionally curated exhibition featuring a variety of mediums including painting, textiles, sculpture and photography.

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Highland Gathering and the Perth Kilt Run
Sunday, 9 September 2018 - 8:30am to 4:30pm

Join us to celebrate all things Scottish at the largest Highland Gathering event held in Western Australia!

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Hawkers Markets
Friday, 26 October 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

If you love great food, culture and live music, then these markets are for you!

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Carols by Candlelight and Christmas Parade
Friday, 7 December 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

In an annual Christmas tradition the City of Armadale invites you to join in the festive spirit of the holiday season with Carols by Candlelight.

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