Full Social Program

Adventure awaits for our 2021 Australian Masters Games participants, not just on the sporting arena, but also on the dance floor, in the vibrant city laneway bars and eateries and in nature’s playground.

The Australian Masters Games is renowned for its social program, almost as much as the sports. And in 2021, the festivities will take in more of Perth over 10 big nights!

Check out the overview of the nightly social program below:

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Friday 8 October Swan River Dinner Cruise
Saturday 9 October Opening Ceremony
Sunday 10 October Market Grounds
Monday 11 October Print Hall
Tuesday 12 October The Globe
Wednesday 13 October Mid-Week Beach Barbecue
Thursday 14 October The Lucky Shag Waterfront Bar
Friday 15 October Hadiqa
Saturday 16 October Closing Ceremony
Sunday 17 October Little Creatures and Harbourside Freo

And if you’re looking for something to do during the day, why not:

  • Explore the City of Perth where there is a range of entertainment, dining, shopping and attractions to experience.
  • Visit Rottnest Island for a #quokkaselfie? It’s just a short ferry ride from either Perth or Fremantle and we’ve partnered with Rottnest Express to get you there at a discounted rate.
  • Spend a lazy Sunday afternoon at the Fremantle Arts Centre with free live tunes from 2.00pm – 4.00pm. Take a picnic and rug or grab some wood-fired pizzas from the bar and enjoy the local and touring acts.
  • Take in the street art, visit the world’s most beautiful stadium (and home of the 2021 AMG Opening Ceremony), or find a meal at one of the diverse restaurants, cafés and pubs in Victoria Park.
  • Laze on stunning beaches, soak up world class natural beauty, and see an abundance of wildlife in Mandurah.
  • Take in a glorious sunset, try your hand at surfing or swim in the crystal clear waters at Scarborough Beach.

Swan River Dinner Cruise

Exclusive Swan River Dinner Cruise

Date: Friday 8 October

Times: From 7.00pm-9.30pm

Venue: Swan River Dinner Cruise, departing from Barrack St Jetty

2021 AMG Offer: $139pp. Book here (awaiting link)

An exclusive 2021 Australian Masters Games Swan River dinner cruise offering the unique opportunity to see the Perth City lights skyline! We invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy the evening atmosphere whilst the crew helps make your experience one to remember. Upon departure the tempting hot buffet awaits, complemented by an assortment of fresh seasonal salads and cold dishes. Complimentary standard beer, wine and soft drink is also available for the duration of the cruise.


Optus Stadium

Opening Ceremony at Optus Stadium

Date: Saturday 9 October 2021

Times: 6.30pm-11.30pm

Venue: Optus Stadium, 333 Victoria Park Drive, Burswood

Dress: Celebrate your team in your team kit

Parking: Limited parking will be available at the venue

Public Transport: Take the train to Perth Stadium station and take the short walk to the stadium guided by 2021 AMG volunteers

When the siren sounds at Optus Stadium to kick off proceedings on Saturday 9 October 2021 it will be for the opening ceremony of the Australian Masters Games.

Games participants will get to walk on the hallowed turf in the traditional ‘parade of athletes’ at the iconic venue which was voted the Most Beautiful Sports Facility in the World in the Prix Versailles 2019 international architecture awards. And after the parade comes the party with live music to get the dance floor pumping, with the world class stadium as the backdrop.


Market Grounds

Market Grounds

Date: Sunday 10 October

Times: From 5.00pm til late

Venue: Market Grounds, 10 Telethon Avenue, Perth

2021 AMG Offer: 15% off food and beverages

Market Grounds is an award-winning inner-city pub, paying homage to its historical roots as a marketplace. Located near Yagan Square and RAC arena, it marks the first link between the CBD and Northbridge in more than 100 years. Home to delicious food, sophisticated cocktails & Perth’s best DJs, Market Grounds is the perfect meeting place for casual drinks, large soirees and anything in between.


Print Hall

Print Hall

Date: Monday 11 October

Times: From 5.00pm til late

Venue: Print Hall, 125 St Georges Terrace, Perth

2021 AMG Offer: Happy hour pricing from 5.30pm to 7.30pm including $7.00 pints and wines and 10% off the Print Hall Bar food menu

Discover Perth’s greatest inner-city heritage listed pub, Print Hall Bar. Relish in a flowing beverage list to rival all others and a selection of delicious modern Australian dishes in their bar or restaurant. Print Hall is also home the The Apple Daily Bar and Eating House, one of Perth’s most iconic Modern Asian restaurants, and the rooftop oasis that is Bob’s Bar.


The Globe

The Globe

Date: Tuesday 12 October

Times: From 5.00pm til late

Venue: The Globe, 497 Wellington St, Perth

2021 AMG Offer: 10% off your total bill via the Australian Venue Co app using the code Masters21

One of the best places to eat in Perth’s CBD, The Globe features a large vibrant beer garden and bar, designed to make the most out of Perth’s sunshine. The modern Australian menu serves up something for everyone, from bar bites to burgers, and shared platters. An extensive beer list of international and local brews means you will be spoiled for choice, and the seasonally updated wine and cocktail offers something new with each visit.


Coast Port Beach

Mid-Week Beach Barbecue at Coast Port Beach

Date: Wednesday 13 October 2021

Times: 6.00pm-11.00pm

Venue: Coast Port Beach, 42 Port Beach Road, North Fremantle

Dress: Bring your beach barbie vibes

Parking: Limited parking will be available on the southern side of the venue

Public Transport: Take the train to North Fremantle station, where you will be greeted by a 2021 AMG shuttle to transport you to the venue

On Wednesday 13 October play moves from the stadium to the sand for a massive beach barbie at Coast Port Beach. Games participants will experience an unforgettable Indian Ocean sunset at the beach bar located in Fremantle – just one of Perth’s pristine metropolitan beaches. Toes in the sand and a West Australian wine in your hand… now that’s something to look forward to!


The Lucky Shag

The Lucky Shag Waterfront Bar

Date: Thursday 14 October

Times: From 5.00pm til late

Venue: The Lucky Shag Waterfront Bar, Barrack Street Jetty, Riverside Drive, Perth

2021 AMG Offer: $20 burger and drink deal

The Lucky Shag is Perth’s premier waterfront venue right on the city edge. With a large expansive deck they cater to both walk ins and reservations for casual pub dining and corporate sundowners with the best views of the Swan River. Established in 1998 the venue has grown into an iconic Perth venue with great food and the freshest beer in town!


Hadiqa

Hadiqa

Date: Friday 15 October

Times: From 5.00pm til late

Venue: Hadiqa, 40 Irwin Street, Perth

2021 AMG Offer: 20% off food and beverages. Maximum discount $45.00. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Ts&Cs apply.

Hadiqa is a Middle Eastern-inspired oasis nestled in Hibernian Place. Inspired by the Arabic word for ‘garden’, Hadiqa is a stunning rooftop bar and restaurant which offers an escape from the concrete jungle of Perth’s CBD.

Bringing a touch of spice, Hadiqa delivers a signature share-friendly menu fused with Moroccan, Mediterranean and Greek flavours which can be enjoyed with a selection of bespoke cocktails, unique craft beers and thoughtful wine offering. Belly dancers and snake handlers make regular appearances too!

Sit back and sip on their signature Turkish Delight martini under the stars and prepare to be transported somewhere truly beautiful.


WA Museum

Closing Ceremony at WA Museum Boola Bardip

Date: Saturday 16 October 2021

Times: 6.30pm-11.30pm

Venue: WA Museum Boola Bardip, James Street Mall, Perth CBD

Dress: Dress up for a night at the muesum

Parking: Paid parking will be available at City of Perth State Library (Nearest ACROD).
City of Perth Cultural Centre Carpark.

Public Transport: Take the train to Perth station and take the short walk to the venue

To close out the Games on Saturday 16 October, Games participants are in for ‘A Night at the Museum’ with the brand-new WA Museum Boola Bardip to host the closing ceremony. But it won’t be the museum exhibits coming to life, it will be the Games participants firing up after a big eight days of sport to ensure a Games send-off to remember!

Located at the heart of the Perth Cultural Centre on Whadjuk Nyoongar land, Boola Bardip means ‘many stories’ in local Nyoongar language. Games participants can choose their own adventure at the closing party – perhaps dancing the night away or maybe exploring exhibitions that showcase the rich diversity of Western Australia’s cultural and natural heritage. This stunning new venue opened in November 2020 and is sure to be a highlight.


Little Creatures

Little Creatures and Harbourside Freo

Date: Sunday 17 October

Times: From 11.00am til late

Venue: Little Creatures and Harbourside Freo, 40 Mews Rd, Fremantle

2021 AMG Offer: 10% off all food and beverages

Little Creatures on the water’s edge in Fremantle is an iconic brewery renowned for its fresh from the tank beer, great food and vibrant atmosphere. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner it’s a venue not to be missed. Join a brewery tour at 12 or 2pm daily or simply soak up the vibe with a pint and a woodfired pizza. Next door in Harbourside enjoy the best views in the harbour whilst sipping on a delicious cocktail or some Mediterranean cuisine.

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