Events in the Heart of the Perth Hills

What's On

​​From Mundaring Sunday Markets, to an Outdoor Cinema under the stars, walking events through the forest, Chamber music and the arts, children's workshops, art exhibitions - Mundaring has something for everyone all year round. 

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This Music Series continues to be one of WA’s premier fine music events. The special concerts are performed in the historic Darlington Hall.
Darlington Chamber Music Series

Experience the magic of coming face-to-face with endangered native animals now rarely seen. These two-hour guided spotlight tours are run at dusk on Friday and Saturday nights.

Karakamia Wildlife Sanctuary night walks

The Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers’ Centre is the oldest writer’s centre of its kind in Australia.  The Centre encourages writers at all levels to develop their craft through its’ annual program of workshops, literary dinners, writers’ retreats and residencies.    

KSP Writers Centre

Every year Darlington Theatre Players present a variety of performances at the charming Marloo Theatre in Greenmount, encompassing classical dramas, comedies, musicals and pantomimes.

Marloo Theatre

The Munda Biddi Trail Foundation offers an exciting annual off road cycling events program catering for all levels of experience, many of which start from the Trail head in Mundaring Community Sculpture Park. 

Munda Biddi Trail - events

The Centre has been promoting and exhibiting works by local WA artists since 1979.  Mundaring Arts Centre also offers a workshop and public program which runs parallel to their monthly exhibition program.

Mundaring Arts Centre - exhibitions

Artists open their studios to share their work and environment with visitors. This is a rare opportunity to experience the lives of professional artists, gain insight into their work and methods.

Mundaring Hills Open Studios weekend

The Mundaring Sunday Markets are held in Nichol St, Mundaring between 9am and 2pm on the second Sunday of each month (except January). The markets attract a wide range of arts, crafts and food stalls. Various entertainers are present each month.

Mundaring Sunday Markets

The Nearer to Nature team provide interactive, nature-based activities designed to enhance enjoyment, knowledge and interest in the natural environment. Seasonal school holiday programs offer a wide range of activities suited to all ages.

Nearer to Nature

The Chidlow Progress Association invites you to come along to the Chidlow Hall Market Day, held the third Saturday of every month (except January and December). Enjoy the twilight markets February, March, November 4.00pm–7.00pm. In the colder months (April to October), they are held 9.00am–1.00pm. 

Chidlow Hall monthly markets

​Darlington Arts Festival is a wonderful day out for all the family to enjoy. There will be art exhibitions, continuous entertainment, art workshops, food, art, craft and produce stalls, activities for kids, live music at the Wine Tent on Saturday night. Entry is free! the event will be held at Darlington Oval, Pine Terrace Darlington.


Darlington Arts Festival

Mundaring District Museum's exhibition, 'Hoof-prints in the Hills', celebrates the varied role of horses in our community, starting from 1830 when the first horses ascended the Darling Scarp. Come along and see some beautiful saddles, including Lady Mitchell's side-saddle from 1890, as well as gorgeous riding costumes from El Caballo Blanco.

Mundaring District Museum - Hoofprints in the Hills

Mount Helena Whim Festival is a biennial community festival and a great day out for all the family, with live entertainment, food, wine and a range of activities including pony rides, spinning wool, scouts and a climbing wall.

Mount Helena Whim Festival

With spectacular state forest providing a dramatic background, patrons can enjoy movies under the stars in the Perth Hills. A variety of films are screened on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings during the five-month season. Some special screenings may also be held on a Thursday evening by private arrangement. Call 9295 6190 during the screening season for 24 hour a day information.

Kookaburra Outdoor Cinema