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In true spring racing carnival tradition, The High Road Hotel invites you attend our renowned Melbourne Cup Luncheon. Hosted by seasoned Telethon presenter Jamie Mercanti, doors open at 10.30am to the two ticketed events for the day. You can join in for either a $65 per head set menu in the Bistro or a $40 per head cocktail party to be held in the beautiful alfresco garden adjacent to the Bistro.

Both events will enjoy all the fun of the day with Jamie hosting pre-race venue  sweeps, a fashion parade with Crazy, Sexy, Cool, some in-house competitions for best dressed and best hat, with some pamper hamper giveaways and prizes, plus a DJ. Bookings are essential with payment by Friday, October 31. Head to


Pure Bar  is set to host the launch of The Dating Boutique, Perth’s newest dating service with a difference.  The launch will take place on Friday, November 14, and will be open to the public from 7pm. The organisation will not only offer membership to singles, but they cater for same sex, FIFO and disabled introductions. The Dating Boutique will operate on a membership basis.  Once membership is purchased clients have unlimited access to the site and all its features, at no additional cost. For more information on The Dating Boutique, visit  For more information on the launch, call Zally on 0439 791 991.

The Dating Boutique
The Dating Boutique


The Summerset Arts Festival returns to the City of Stirling this summer with stacks of free and affordable entertainment including comedy, circus, music, theatre, visual art, children’s events and much more, from Saturday, January 24, to Sunday, February 8.

The opening weekend will kick off the festival with a Seaside Carnival at Scarborough Beach. Here you can also check out the Sunset Veranda pop-up venue which returns to our shores for another season of entertainment for everyone!  The popular Kids Kerfuffle obstacle course will also be back to entertain the little ones, along with a raft of other events and activities for the whole family. Check out for all the details or to request the full program.


Feed Box Market is a pop-up market, open every Saturday from 8am-1pm, kicking off on Saturday, November 8, through to Saturday, December 27. Feed Box Market is located on the lower grassed area of The Esplanade, Scarborough Beach.

There’s be plenty of food,  wicked workshops and demonstrations that you can book into, awesome live music and kids activities for your enjoyment. And ample parking! Head to


Bobs is the official Beer HQ for this years WA Beer Week 2014. They’re hosting some great events over this time including BobsFest, featuring limited edition, one-keg-only brews, being tapped over the four days of the event. Their new Mexican street food menu has been created by a chef who used to run Mexican food trucks in Seattle. Think  delicious summer beverages/cocktails, mezcal, tequila, craft beer and white sangria! The soundtrack to the summer of Bob will be produced live by DJ Saul, fresh off the back of a killer season in Ibiza, he will play the roof all summer on Saturdays and Sundays.

Bobs Bar food
Bob’s Bar Mexican style


The Australia Day weekend is a time for all Australians to enjoy the sun, good local music and a cool beverage and what better way to spend it than at the Australian Made Summer of Music. Held at the Bendigo Bank Stadium Mandurah, the line-up will include greats such as Pete Murray, You Am I, The Whitlams, Daryl Braithwaite, Mental As Anything and Dave Warner. Summer Of Music is a licensed event that pays homage to the all the Aussie greats on Saturday, January 24. Tickets on sale now via


The Polka Dot Vintage Market will be happening as part of the 3 in 1 Market at Claremont Showgrounds on Saturday-Sunday,  November 15-16, a huge two-day market for lovers of all things vintage. Browse stall upon stall of girls and guys vintage and retro clothing and accessories, retro collectables, vinyl records, vintage jewellery, vintage inspired and up-cycled wares, retro furniture, preloved designer fashion, handmade wares and gourmet goodies. It’s all happening from 9.30am-4.30pm. Check the Polka Dot Vintage Market Facebook page for more details.

Polka Dot Vintage
Polka Dot Vintage


The Wembley Hotel is putting its best foot forward for this year’s Melbourne Cup. Come down and watch the racing action, doors open at 10am! Free Entry – Full a la carte menu available, three bars, 12 big screens, sweeps, marquee, open 10m, mc and dj entertainment.

Two Packages Available: $80 Cocktail Luncheon – all-inclusive four-hour cocktail food and beverage package, VIP bar, giant screen.

$110 VIP Chandon Room – all-inclusive four-hour chef’s gourmet grill and beverage package, MC/DJ entertainment, mystery bets, two giant screens, VIP bar. Tickets on sale now.

And don’t forget there’s live music in the beer garden every Sunday from 2pm with $12 chicken parmi’s and $10 premium tap beers all day every day.


The Saint will be hosting this year’s hottest Christmas Eve party featuring Tonite Only, Tenzin, Rob Pix plus a huge local DJ line-up. There will be food stalls set up on the deck plus a huge range of drinks to get you into the festive spirit! Tickets are available from Get in quick before they sell out!

Tesseract - Darrens Images


Carousel Dance Company & Danger Cabaret will be sweeping Perth off their feet from Sunday, November 30, with the breathtaking debut production of Tesseract. A modern ballet of curiosities fusing the art of dance, movement and circus arts intersected by the auditory prowess of Perth’s very own dirty fuzz punk blues band, The Floors. This incredible awakening theatrical exploration of multiple dimensions of movement, sound and emotion will have you begging for more at the edge of your seat. Tesseract harnesses the international calibre of local artists to bring together a true phenomenon not like anything before.

Tesseract will be suitable for ages 15+. Bookings at


The Annual Great Beer And Cider Fair comes back to Joondalup’s beautiful Central Park on Saturday, November 22, opening at midday and cracking on until 7pm. The fair is a celebration of local and international beers and ciders, with over 100 pale ales, golden ales, lagers, IPAs, bitters, stouts, ciders, sherrys and more available. Tickets include five free samples to get you started for the day, and kids under 15 get in for free. Tickets are $29 (plus booking fee) and can be found on Facebook at The Great Beer and Cider Fair, or via Oztix Retail Outlets.


AQWA is celebrating the return of its ultimate introduction to diving, Reefwalker. By becoming an AQWA Reefwalker you can get on the fish side of their Coral Reef aquarium.
Reefwalker allows you to discover diving as you walk underwater through the colourful world of a living coral reef. You can come face-to-fin with reef fish, baby rays and stunning corals while waving at your friends from the full length-viewing windows. No experience is necessary, Reefwalker is open to capable swimmers aged 12 and over, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Cost is only $20 (plus your standard AQWA entry) and includes equipment. Bookings through AQWA (08) 9447 7500.

 AQWA Reefwalkers
AQWA Reefwalkers


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