November 1st, 2019
We talk about the hills region of Perth’s east quite a bit on Perth Is Ok, and for good reason! It’s not all about the beaches in WA. Just a quick half-n-hour east of the city is a magical mix of hiking trails, swimming holes, waterfalls, wildflower walks, vineyards, cafés, quarries, art galleries and more.
Since the start of October, they’ve been celebrating all these things and more with the annual Perth Hills Spring Festival. Activating a wild variety of spaces in and around Kalamunda, if you’ve ever been thinking you need to get up there, now is the time!
The Hills Spring Festival continues through until November 11, and here are a few of the happenings down over the next couple of weekends.
Kalamunda’s popular artisan markets will once again take over the town square from 8.30 am-2 pm on Saturday 2 November. Pick amongst a huge variety of handcrafted and homegrown products from the local community.
SENIOR RESIDENT ART EXHIBITION
From November 1-10 Zig Zag Art Gallery once again hosts a selection of works from senior hills residents.
FREEDOM FAIRIES ANNUAL PICNIC
A must-do for the kidlets, the fifth annual Freedom Fairies Picnic takes over Stirk Park from 12-2pm on November 2. Expect plenty of free activities, arts and craft and sensory play from the gang at Freedom Fairies.
SPRING FAMILY FUN DAY
Saturday 9 November Stirk Park once again is the place to be for the fam. Free activities and live music take over the park from 1-5 pm.
ROCKY POOLS SUNRISE MEDITATION + HIKE
Sunday 10 November is for the early risers! Local legends Off The Beaten Track are hosting a 5 am meditation session at Rocky Pool, before hitting the 5km Rocky Pool walking trail
MASON & BIRD COURTYARD BBQ
To help wind down a month full of Spring Hill festivities, Mason & Bird will have live music and chill spring vibes in their courtyard on November 10 from 5.30-8.30pm.
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