Kings Park will host the coolest line up of events this summer, including a stunning repeat of smash hit 'Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak' during the 2019 Perth Festival.

Enjoy summer events in Kings Park. Photo: D. Chong.

Get set for events, shopping, socialising, gardening, nature play and more in Perth’s favourite park!

Beats and blockbusters

Pack a picnic and see your favourite act live on the big stage during concert season, in the gorgeous surrounds of the WA Botanic Garden.

Catch a classic flick or new release under the stars at the Moonlight Cinema, located in the heart of May Drive Parkland. Pack a picnic or purchase food and drink onsite and enjoy a night at the movies this summer! Season runs until 31 March 2019.

Special events

Get a prime viewing position for the Australia Day Skyworks on Fraser Avenue in January – remember entry is a gold coin or pay pass donation to the Friends of Kings Park.

Our friends at Perth Festival are back in February to host an incredible repeat of the hit event 'Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak'. See the beauty of light and sound inspired by the traditional six seasons of Nyoongar culture, Aboriginal heritage and WA’s unique biodiversity projected onto Kings Park’s stately trees in a unique showcase of WA heritage and culture.

Join us to honour Australian servicemen and women during our annual ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the State War Memorial in April.


If you need a gift for someone special this summer, head straight to Aspects of Kings Park Gallery Shop. Aspects showcases the best of Australian design with many handcrafted one-off pieces to suit your special occasion. Aspects is brimming with beautiful things including art, ceramics, homewares, glass, jewellery, textiles, gifts, wood and books – perfect for gifts – or just for you. Don’t forget we also have a fabulous selection of corporate gifts. Contact us to obtain a copy of our new Corporate Gift Guide.

Guided walks

There is plenty in bloom in Kings Park in summer. The WA Botanic Garden is home to more than 3,000 species of native plants, with plenty in flower right across summer. Join a free guided walk at 10am, 12pm and 2pm daily and learn more about WA’s favourite park.

For the kids

Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park is the perfect place to connect kids with nature and have fun outdoors. Kids can pick up a ‘Summer Super Sleuth’ flyer from our friendly Naturescapers these school holidays and use all five senses to complete a series of challenges.

Plus, Prompt Corner presents Alice in Wonderland meets Peter Rabbit at the Saw Avenue Amphitheatre on select days in January – your little ones are bound to love this classic tale live on stage! Why not enjoy a play at Saw Avenue playground before or after the show?

Book your event

Planning a celebration? Many of Kings Park's outdoor venues are available to hire for functions, reunions, weddings or community events. Be sure to reserve your favourite venue with our bookings team, to guarantee exclusive use. If you're planning an event for more than 25 people, please note bookings are essential. Contact our friendly team to secure your spot!

Be sure to allocate enough time to find parking during the busy summer season. Better yet, walk or cycle in, or jump on the free 935 bus which arrives in the heart of Kings Park.

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Saw Avenue access disruption

Visitor disruptions will occur in the Saw Avenue Picnic Area from Monday 25 March 2019 due to toilet facilities upgrade works.

Bold Park access disruption: Kulbardi Walk

Kulbardi Walk will be closed from 7.00 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday from Monday 18 March to Friday 12 April 2019.

Earth Hour 2019

The lights that illuminate the Lemon scented gums along Fraser Avenue be turned off during Earth Hour, which begins at 8.30 pm on Saturday, 30 March 2019.

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