Southside Summer 2024

28 January - 4 February 2024

Arts & Culture Free Kids/Family Live Entertainment Outdoor Young people

Southside Summer returns in 2024. Come along to Mindeerup at South Perth Foreshore from Sunday 28 January until Sunday 4 February for free family fun activities, activations and live entertainment. 

Southside Summer is part of FRINGE WORLD 2024, Perth’s most popular annual festival.

Bring your family, a picnic and rug, and settle in for a beautiful sunset over the City; accompanied by roving entertainment, live music, awe-inspiring circus shows, hands-on circus workshops plus a chance to meet the performers!

From 6pm, take a seat, relax and enjoy live entertainment from The Rise Girls Musical Trio and roving entertainment from Enchanted Stilt Walkers.

Roll up! Roll up!  From 6.45pm, our headline performance and FRINGE WORLD award winner, ZAP CIRCUS, will entertain you with a live circus performance and workshop (on select nights). The workshops will run for approximately 30-60 minutes and the performances will run between 35-50 minutes. 

Performances are suitable for all ages. The event is free and no bookings are required. 

'Find Me' activities for kids will run daily and include colour in chalkboards and giant deck chairs to help soak up the summer sun and enjoy the views of our City. 


Mindeerup, South Perth Esplanade, South Perth (next to the giant numbat and frill neck lizard canopies).


Circus shows and workshops are inclusive and suitable for all ages and abilities.

Getting there

We encourage you to use public transport, cycle or walk to this event.


Paid parking is available at South Shore Shopping Centre, Millstream Car Park and Wilson Parking Windsor Hotel.


Take a stroll up Mends Street and explore the restaurants and cafés available or pick up something to go and enjoy a picnic at Mindeerup.

Event schedule

From 6pm each evening, there will be roving entertainment and activities, circus workshops from 6.45pm on select days, live music from 7pm and circus performances at 7.15pm daily.

Event contact

For event related enquiries, please contact the City’s events team.