Flair It Up Weekend! Get Arty in Mandurah

April 16 @ 9:00 AM - April 18 @ 11:30 AM
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Flair it Up in Mandurah.

Weekends are a time for family and friends to get together, and Mandurah’s Flair it Up weekend has you covered.  Only a short drive from Perth and ranked by numerous top-rated tourism sites and bloggers, Mandurah is one of Perth locals favourite getaways.

 

Flair it Up is bringing incredible art and culture to the Mandurah Foreshore. Be inspired by displays and shows from professionals and enthusiasts, become an artist or even join a workshop. There will be plenty of local talent and skill on show as the City celebrates its creative industry.

Weekends in Mandurah

1. Dolphin Spotting – A visit to Mandurah wouldn’t be complete without the sighting of at least one dolphin. Come and learn more about our famous inhabitants.

2. Be Relaxed By Nature – The Mandurah region boasts a wealth of protected waterways, national parks, nature reserves and nature parks. See our top choices of what to explore on your visit!

3. Kid Activities – With plenty of coastal, forest and urban adventures to keep everyone in the family entertained, you’ll discover everything holiday memories are made of in Mandurah. Discover our top ten kid picks here.

4. Culinary Experiences – Indulge your taste buds by experiencing the region’s culinary delights. From fresh wild seafood, wine and 360 degrees views while dining on the water, Mandurah is a foodies dream destination.

5. Insta- Worthy Spots – Mandurah is a pretty seaside town and home to many unique and exciting spots that make the perfect Instagram photo. From natural attractions to man-made Venetian Canals, Mandurah is an Instagrammer’s paradise. For the culture and art enthusiasts, check out Mandurah’s Art Trails.

Tours & Guides

Boat Tours & Cruises

Jet Ski Hire & Tours

Australia Day Guided Cultural & Heritage Walking Tours

 

 

Accommodation in Mandurah

Only an hour from Perth CBD, in Mandurah, you can take your pick from 4.5-star resorts and holiday houses that can overlook the stunning estuary and beaches. Mandurah also has plenty of bed and breakfasts, houseboats and caravan parks to choose from. To book accommodation in Mandurah, check here.

 

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Explore our beautiful Arts & Culture

Immerse yourself in the rich history and thriving arts and culture scene Mandurah has to offer. Discover Aboriginal stories and traditions, pioneering history, local arts and crafts, talented artists, stirring performances and exciting events.

 

Why make Mandurah your favorite getaway destination

As Western Australia’s largest regional city, Mandurah makes an ideal holiday destination for Perth daytrippers, weekend breaks and long holiday escapes.

 

Mandurah is set against a backdrop of its striking beaches and the Peel-Harvey Estuary, which is twice the size of Sydney Harbour! Known as the modern-day Venice, Mandurah’s canals, winding rivers, pretty lakes, and 134-square kilometres of calm inland waterways makes it the ideal destination to enjoy all kinds of activities on or near the water.

The video above was filmed at the 2020 Plein Air Festival. This event will return in September 2021. Follow Visit Mandurah for more information.

What’s On – Flair it Up Weekend

Friday 16 April

Plein Air Art > 9am – 3pm, Mandjar Square
See members of the Mandurah Plein Air Artists create some live artwork with our beautiful foreshore as the environment and subject.

Saturday 17 April

Plein Air Art > 9am – 3pm, Mandjar Square
See members of the Mandurah Plein Air Artists create some live artwork with our beautiful foreshore as the environment and subject.

Unicorn Fondant Modelling Workshop > 9:30am – 12:30pm, Make Place
Learn some fondant ark skills as you are guided through making a mystical unicorn. Get your tickets now, limits apply.

Mandurah Ukulele Festival > 11am – 4pm, City Centre
Follow the trail of music, discovering the states best ukulele groups performing throughout the Mandurah City Centre area.

Artwork on the Body > 12noon – 5pm, Mandjar Square
Be inspired as professional body painting artists bring their work to life on a multi-person canvas.

Fondant Cookie Bouquet Workshop > 1:15pm – 4:15pm, Make Place
Create some beautifully delicious cookies, perfect for someone special, or just for yourself. Tickets available now.

Body Paint & Sip > 7pm – 9pm, Make Place
Get some friends together and join in this guided body painting workshop. Perfect to do after a wonderful dinner out. Ticket price include limited wine and refreshments.

Sunday 18 April

Plein Air Art > 9am – 3pm, Mandjar Square
See members of the Mandurah Plein Air Artists create some live artwork with our beautiful foreshore as the environment and subject.

Teddy Bear Cake Topper Workshop > 9:30am – 12:30pm, Make Place
Make your own adorable teddy bear cake topper to bring some extra flair to your next baking session. Tickets will sell out fast.

Mandurah Ukulele Festival > 11am – 4pm, City Centre
Follow the trail of music, discovering the states best ukulele groups performing throughout the Mandurah City Centre area.

Hot Shore Shuffle – Soukouss Internationale > 1pm – 3pm, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
Get moving with the invigorating sounds of Soukouss Internationale and their high-energy African song and dance with a free performance at MANPAC.

Midsummer Dreaming > 1pm – 2:30pm, Eastern Foreshore (north end)
Enjoy live outdoor theatre with a re-imagining of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” performed by young local performers. Rated approximately PG, this classic is suitable for everyone.

Adornment & Amulet Making Workshop > 1pm – 5pm, Keith Holmes Reserve
Little hands haven’t been forgotten with this adornment and amulet making workshop perfect for getting arty.

Garden Theme Cupcake Workshop > 1:15pm – 4:15pm, Make Place
A garden display good enough to eat? Yes please! Grow some new skills to upgrade your cupcake game. Limited places are available.

Midsummer Dreaming > 5pm – 6:30pm, Eastern Foreshore (north end)
Enjoy live outdoor theatre with a re-imagining of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” performed by young local performers. Rated approximately PG, this classic is suitable for everyone.

Details

Start
April 16 @ 9:00 AM
End
April 18 @ 11:30 AM
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City of Mandurah
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