Australia Day Celebration Zone

Arts & Culture Free Kids/Family Live Entertainment Outdoor

Event Information

  • Date DATE
    26 January 2017
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  • Time TIME
    3 - 7.30PM
  • Location LOCATION
    Sir James Mitchell Park
    Coode St, South Perth
  • Cost COST
    Free
  • Hosted by HOSTED BY
    City of South Perth
  • Extra Information Please help us to create an even better event for next year by completing our survey. All entries will go into the draw to win a $100 Apple store voucher!
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Presented by the City of South Perth and supported by Lotterywest, the Australia Day Celebration Zone returns to Sir James Mitchell Park with an extensive programme of events for the whole family.

Spanning over 10 hectares along the South Perth foreshore, the event features multiple areas with 100 free activities for all ages, food vendors and ample shade and picnic areas for families to enjoy.

New in 2017 are Archery Tag, Barrel Toss, the Maze Box, Tip A Doll, Jacobs Ladder and Spider Ball. 

In the Art Tent kids have the opportunity to be inspired by what they love about Australia whilst decorating a kite or a paper umbrella, making a friendship bracelet, creating a beautiful sand art card or making an original fridge magnet. 

The Big Top offers onstage entertainment with magicians, storytelling and dance. Roving entertainers and performers will add to the atmosphere of the day.

All activities in the Celebration Zone will wrap up at 7.30pm to allow you to find a spot to watch the City of Perth Skyworks fireworks display at 8pm. 

Get social and share your best photos or videos with us. Simply tag the City on FacebookInstagram or Twitter using #discoversouthperth.

The event provides the opportunity to come together and enjoy Australia Day in a safe, alcohol and smoke free environment. 


Full details about the Australia Day program including free event shuttle, road closures, ACROD parking etc are available on our Australia Day page.

Australia Day 2017 Celebration Zone map

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Contact us

For more information, please contact the City.