There’s something for every-bunny in Fremantle this Easter long weekend. Spend the whole long weekend here, so you can experience it all! Wondering which restaurants, bars and cafes will be open in Perth's port city?
You could get amongst all the FREE family fun at Fremantle International Street Arts Festival this Easter long weekend. But after the festival's three year hiatus, why not treat yourself? Book the VIP experience for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Freo's unique festival! Hurry - tickets are selling fast.
Whether your gang are egg and bunny traditionalists, or embrace a full spectrum of sweets, Fremantle has plenty of options to light up their day. Check out our list of 9 places to find egg-cellent treats in Fremantle.
It’s hard not to sneak a browse in Fremantle’s beautifully curated retail stores, and you’ll need even more will power when the shops will spill into the streets during the West End Weekender (8 – 9 April). Drop a hint ahead of Mother’s Day or find gifts for yourself or someone else at 30 local artisan markets.
You could enjoy a rare dining experience at Nieuw Ruin from WA's Young Chef of the Year or take your pick from Fremantle's restaurants, bars and cafes (we've got some of the best in Perth) – find out who's open this Easter long weekend.
Crystal clear turquoise waters and classic stretches of white sand run the stretch of Fremantle’s coastline – quintessential Australian beaches. If you find the temperatures a little cool for dips, look for the pink van at Port Beach and grab an ice cream (10am to 4pm all Easter weekend, no public holiday surcharge), start your Saturday morning with Mala Yoga at South Beach (8am), or just take a leisurely stroll around your favourite to soak in those beachy vibes.
Book lovers – did you know you can pick up literary treasures from $1 this long weekend? Head to Elizabeth’s Queen Victoria Street warehouse for their annual Old Stock Easter Booksale (7 – 10 April, 9am – 5pm)? Their Cappuccino Strip store will also be open during the Fremantle International Street Art Festival over Easter (7 – 10 April, 9am – 10pm) for more treasure hunting.
You don’t have to miss out on your family holiday just because you couldn’t get Rotto accommodation. Start and end your day in Fremantle and you’ll be just a short ferry ride from Perth’s local paradise island! Use Fremantle as the starting point for your snorkelling, biking or quokka-spotting adventures.
If you’re on the hunt for school holiday fun, you'll find plenty of things to do with kids in Perth's favourite beach town. Kids can learn a new skills with DJ school, zine-making, creative courses, craft workshops or circus lessons – or be entertained at exhibitions, attractions and events.
Follow our three day family itinerary for ideas that will keep everyone entertained as you make memories with your family by the seaside. Live your long weekend like a Freo local.
10. GREEN YOUR SPACE
You could win a hamper! Terrace Greenhouse and Gallery Space in South Fremantle is full of plants, pots and pretty things – it’s open Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday (8 – 10 April). This long weekend, you can go into the draw to win a gardening hamper valued at $275 when you spend $50+ in store. Winners will be drawn on Easter Monday at noon – perfect timing with Mother’s Day just around the corner…
There’s heaps of cool stuff to do in Freo – that won’t cost a thing! Museums, history and heritage From exhibitions, attractions and landmarks, Beaches, parks and playgrounds are free to enjoy. can be found on every corner. are abundant and accessible making up the colourful fabric that is Freo. Plan a day of free entertainment and save your spare change for a gelato or a refreshing craft beer after a day of sightseeing.
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