Special Events in Mandurah

International Talk Like a Pirate Day 21st September 2019

International Talk Like a Pirate Day, is nationally recognised as the major fundraiser for childhood cancer support, this is an opportunity to polish ye hook and say "Ahoy there me hearties" to your mateys.

We will be offering 30 minute cruises running all day everyone is $10 (under 3 still free) purchase your ticket and just head on down. Bookings are valid for the entire day, you can join any cruise between 11am and 3pm, there are no fixed departure times.

Talk like a pirate day

New Year's Eve Celebrations 31st December 2018

Gather friends and family and bring in the New Year with a double display of spectacular fireworks, live music, disco lights, roving entertainment, amusement rides and other kid's activities. There will be a free shuttle bus service every 20 minutes between the Mandurah Train Station and the Mandurah Visitor Centre at the Foreshore. Starts 6pm ends 12:01 am on 1st January 2019.

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Mandurah Community Christmas Pageant 30th November 2018

Come and experience the wonder of Christmas at the Mandurah Community Christmas Pageant, presented by ACTON Mandurah. Commencing at 6pm, the pageant will include a decorated float parade followed by live stage entertainment, an interactive nativity scene, workshops, Santa's Grotto, carols and spectacular fireworks at 8:30pm.

Located on the Eastern Foreshore.

Mandurah Christmas Pageant

Grapest 5km Run - Featuring The Wine Waddle 17th November 2018

Who said you can’t drink wine AND exercise? Have your wine and drink it too, we say! We bet you’ve never run a race quite like the Grapest 5k Run!

Experience a great evening with friends, with a little fitness & lots of fun. You will work up a thirst with the 5k or 10k run through Drakesbrook Winery. Then enjoy a cool down through the wine tasting waddle to re-energise yourself before some grape dancing with our live entertainment as the sun goes down.

This is a +18 event only

This means that NO-ONE under the age of 18 is allowed to be present at the after party, including but not limited to small children, babies, toddlers & school children. This is due to the consumption of alcohol.

Partners are more then welcome to come and spectate the run, however if you choose to stay on for the entertainment, you'll need to purchase a GIG ticket. 

Check out their website for more details and pricing


Ladies running

Australasian Games 28th October 2018

The Australasian Games is a sporting event rotated throughout the different states and this year it's coming to Mandurah WA. Participants can use their event passport to receive a discount on The Pirate Ship and locals are encourage to come down and watch the action.

Australasian Games

Mandurah Children's Festival 21st October 2018

The Mandurah Children’s Festival is a FREE event for children of all ages to attend and participate in a safe and friendly environment. Come along to a fun family day out on the Mandurah foreshore.

Running from 10am to 3pm

Mandurah children's festival

Creative Reuse In Wearable Art (For 18 Years And Under) 25th September 2018

Following the success and the number of Youth entrants in the 2018 competition, Jodie Davidson will again present practical instructions and ideas to plan and create a wearable art garment for the 2019 competition. The series of three workshops include: Workshop One: Concept, development and planning followed by working with found and freely sourced materials to create effects and patterns for your garment Workshop Two: Getting the pieces together. Begin constructing your garment including headpieces and accessories Workshop Three: Construction A wide range of materials will be provided, however, participants are encouraged to bring along any of their own materials if they wish to.

Event is 9am to 3pm Cost is free.

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Dinner In The Dark - New Orleans Soul Food 24th August 2018

Soul food inspired degustation! Assault your senses and your soul whilst blindfolded. Bar opens 6pm First course at 7pm

6pm-9pm cost $50

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Winter Wonderland 20th July 2018

Celebrating everything we love about winter, Mandurah’s family friendly winter themed festival, offers a wondrous ice skating experience, complete with falling ‘snow’ for a family fun day or night out!

Flic’s Kitchen Cabin Bar a warm and cosy space to treat yourself to an amazing bite to eat while sipping on some warming winter bevies.

Custom-made fire pits, keeping you warm on a perfect chilly winter night as you watch all the ice skating action.

Kids playing at Winter Wonderland

Crab Fest 2018 23rd March 2018

Crab Fest is the largest free community event in Western Australia and will be held on 17 and 18 March attracting over 120,000 locals and visitors to the City of Mandurah. The event showcases the lifestyle, location, culture and talent that makes Mandurah so unique. Of course, Crab Fest would not be Crab Fest without a celebration of the native blue manna crab!

Fresh food, live music, performances, children’s entertainment, competitions, cooking demonstrations, celebrities, aquatic entertainment… the list goes on. If you want a taste of Mandurah this is the festival for you!

This festival is for crabs and people only - please leave your pets at home.

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