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What’s On in Fremantle

Fremantle is action-packed with monthly events offering a ton of things to see, do and explore, from its bars to the beaches.



Bazaar at Fremantle Arts Centre

Over 50 of WA's most talented designers and artisan makers showcase their products over three days in the leafy grounds of Fremantle Arts Centre. And just in time for Christmas shopping. 

Festive Artisan Market

WA Fair Trade Collective and Fremantle Fibonacci Centre present an ethical market experience with live music and food also on offer.

George Street Festival

Take a stroll down East Fremantle's George Street to browse street stalls offering artisan goods and food enjoy free live entertainment and activities for the whole family.

VW Car Show

The VW Club of Western Australia takes over Wilson Park at South Beach, South Fremantle, for their annual showcase of classic VW cars. Free entry.


Fringe World at Freo.Social

Live music venue, Freo.Social, hosts The Velvet Playboys Orchestra with The Big Sound from New Orleans to Las Vegas, featuring Adam Hall for its Fringe World 2022 season.

The National Comedy Fringe Showcase

The National Fringe Comedy Showcase is a selection of 'comedy greats' from across FRINGE WORLD performing weekly at the historic National Hotel.

One Day in Fremantle

One Day is a celebration of Aboriginal culture through music and performance. A more culturally inclusive answer to Australia Day. 


Sculptures at Bathers

Bathers Beach is transformed with sculptures lining the timber boardwalk in bushland below the limestone cliffs of The Roundhouse at Arthur Head and inside the historic Kidogo Arthouse. A biennial exhibition to showcase WA local talent. 

Perth Festival

The quays, docks, warehouses and beachfront of Fremantle will undergo an extraordinary transformation during Perth Festival with music, art installations, and a weekend writers festival.




Some of Australia's best live music acts take over the Esplanade in Fremantle for a day of sounds and sunshine. Missy Higgins, The Waifs, Pete Murray and local songstress Banjo Lucia headline the SummerSalt 2022 festival.

Hand in Hand

Kidogo Irish Aboriginal Festival explores and celebrates Fremantle's lesser-known connection between Irish and Indigenous cultures at the stunning Bathers Beach venue. 


Fremantle International Street Arts Festival

Freo's streets come alive as the port city is a stage for this annual festival. City streets, parks and historic venues play host to performers across the Easter weekend.

Revealed Aboriginal Art Market

An annual event showcases original artworks from Western Australia's remote and regional Aboriginal Art Centres and independent Aboriginal artists for purchase.


Australian Heritage Festival

An exploration of Australian history and culture brings together communities from all walks of life. A celebration through ceremony, song, dance, art, stories and guided tours around Fremantle.



RTRFM Winter Music Festival

A multi-venue music party where pop, hip‑hop, punk, electronic music, hillbilly and rock and roll all come together at the port and beachside venues of North Fremantle. 


10 Nights In Port

Enjoy a feast of the culture of music, dance, art installations, and film as multiple venues heat up during the chilly July nights across Fremantle over ten nights.

Hidden Treasures

Multiple bands play in multiple venues off High Street in Fremantle. One ticket gains you access to venues usually reserved for private events. Until now. Discover the Hidden Treasures waiting for you. 



Urban Cocktail Crawl

As a self-guided drinks event exploring some of the best small bars in Fremantle, where you decide to stop, and sip, is entirely up to you.

Sunday Music at Fremantle Arts Centre

Spend a lazy Sunday afternoon at the Fremantle Arts Centre with free live tunes over Summer kicking off from October through to March, from 2 pm – 4pm.


Falls Festival

An eclectic collective of well-known Australian and international bands, DJs and comedians take over Fremantle Oval. Falls Festival 2022 has Halsey, Vampire Weekend, Lewis Capaldi, and Wolfmother rumoured to be headlining.

Light Fest

Diwali, the Indian Festival Of Lights, celebrates new beginnings. This daylong street event in South Fremantle, at the end of South Terrace, has live entertainment, kids activities, food trucks, market stalls and more.


An Aboriginal festival of dance to transfix an audience with its celebration of Australian Indigenous culture in the beautiful grounds of the Fremantle Arts Centre.

Beer Fest

More than just a festival to praise the beauty of beer, Beer Fest is an eclectic mix of food, music and comedy, all delivered within Fremantle's leafy Esplanade park.

Fremantle Biennale

Fremantle Biennale is a festival of site-responsive contemporary art in multiple venues across Fremantle over three weeks taking place every two years. The next event is in 2023.

Long Table Dinner

Long tables take over streets of Fremantle for this annual fundraising dinner of fine seasonal fare served under the stars, and all for a good cause.

Luna Cinema Film Festivals

The iconic Luna Cinema hosts annual film festivals for British, French, Italian and Nordic filmmakers in their cosy arthouse cinema celebrating the finest stories and acting hailing from overseas.

Fish 'n' Sips

Seafood and wine make life just fine! Port Beach-based foodie festival showcasing the best Western Australian food and drink with live music plus our magic sunsets all in one stunning location.

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