Something For Everyone This Valentine’s Day in Perth

Whether you’re more of a traditionalist and prefer dinner, flowers and chocolates or a modern-day romancer looking for something a little bit unique – Valentine’s Day in Perth can be precisely what you want it to be. Sometimes, you get the best of both worlds when you marry traditional with modern, so why not make it a Valentines Weekend and try it all? 


From live music and entertainment in Perth Zoo to a breathtaking catamaran excursion for two – along with spicy festivals, out of this world experiences and romantic picnics in the park, Perth never fails to deliver when it comes to beauty, romance and togetherness.


We’ve got the best Perth accommodation sorted – so you just need to arrange your date night. Fear not, as we’ve pulled together 9 fantastic ideas for Valentine’s Day in Perth. Ready? Let’s go!

1. Zoocoostics at Perth Zoo


On the 13th and 14th February, Perth Zoo hosts its ever-popular Zoocoustics – perfect for a romantic evening under the stars. Held in the zoo’s manicured gardens, enjoy live music, food trucks and entertainment in a truly unique setting. Of course, you could go all out and pack your own picnic, a bottle of bubbles and maybe something sparkly in a box. Make the most of some of Australia’s best local talent in wild surroundings for a night you’ll remember less than 10-minutes from ibis Styles East Perth.


Book tickets for Zoocoustics.


2. Get Spicy at the WA Chilli Festival


Make your way to Stirk Park in Kalamunda and take part in the annual Chilli Festival for a truly spicy Valentine’s Day. Open from 10 am to 5 pm on the 13th and 14th February, sample a rainbow of heat and colour with spicy dishes, local wineries and cellar doors, craft brews and a stomach-busting chilli eating contest. If you’re looking for something unique to add a bit of spice to your life, this one is well worth a visit and is less than a 25-minute drive from ibis Styles East Perth.


Book tickets for the WA Chilli Festival.

3. Snuggle up at Movies Under the Stars


The warm February nights are the perfect time for snuggling up under the stars and catching a movie made for inducing those warm and fuzzy feels. Rooftop Movies is back yet again, ready to up the romance with classics including Titanic, The Notebook and Dirty Dancing. Kick back and relax with a slice or two of pizza, snack on hot popcorn and ice cream and sip on a selection of bevvies with your date this year – all while enjoying that warm summer air.


Book tickets for Movies Under the Stars


4. Dome Date Night at SciTech


As part of Fringe World 2021, Dome Date Night makes a welcome return to Perth Planetarium on the 5th, 11th and 12th of February. Whisk your loved one beyond the stars and through new galaxies in a fully immersive experience that’s out of this world. This year’s story focuses on the red planet – with NASA’s rover “perseverance” touching down on the 18th. Entry costs just $35 and includes a drink on arrival with showtimes starting at 6 pm and 7.30 pm across all three nights.


Book tickets for Dome Date Night


5. Champagne Picnic at Perth Botanic Gardens


If you’re looking for somewhere to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Perth, what could be better than being surrounded by more than 3,000 species of flora and fauna and the call of the kookaburra? The Perth Botanic Gardens are the perfect place for a romantic picnic under the green canopies, loaded with fragrance and colour at every turn. Why not arrive before sunset, enjoy taking in the sights and scents before a relaxing evening walk around Kings Park and along the riverside. Reaching Kings Park and the Botanic Gardens takes less than 20-minutes by foot from ibis Styles East Perth.

6. Queen of Heart Valentine’s Ginner

Celebrate Valentine’s Day on the 12th and 13th of February at one of Perth’s most iconic gin destinations, The Flour Factory. Transformed into a whimsical fairytale wonderland, get intimate with a 3-course dinner designed to be shared between two. Forget the red wine and instead enjoy sampling the best G&T around, finished with red roses to take home. Bringing Alice in Wonderland to life in brand new ways, it offers a unique twist on your average dinner and drinks.


Book tickets for Alice Gin Wonderland


7. Cocktails With a View at Eastside Social


When it comes to food made with love, Eastside Social is the only place to go. Enjoy food and drinks full of soulful flavour and freshness that reflect the local culture to a tee! From kick-starting your day with freshly brewed barista coffee to enjoying a quick lunch before a long hand-in-hand walk along the riverside – there’s literally something for everyone. Of course, dinner is the most important meal of the day on the 14th, so make sure you book your table early and get ready to share your love of good food, together.

8. Visit Fringe World 2021


Fringe World 2021 is running throughout February and brings music, entertainment, art and experiences to the heart of the city. If you’re looking for something to do over the Valentines weekend, you won’t be disappointed. There are literally hundreds of things to explore, from comedy and tribute acts to Havana dancing and more. Check out the full list of what’s on in Perth this Valentine’s day.


9. Sunset Catamaran Cruise on the Indian Ocean


For those looking to push the boat out – literally – then a Sparkling Sunset Catamaran Cruise for 2 is the ultimate way to celebrate love and Perth! Enjoy two hours on your very own private hire catamaran as you take to the Indian ocean for some alone time. Start your voyage with a glass of sparkling and a few dishes of antipasto (you’re more than welcome to BYOB too) before watching day turn to night in the most romantic settings possible. If you want to make it a Valentine’s day to remember, this is definitely the way to go.

10. Singles Speed Dating at Bright Tank Brewery

Not everyone has a date for Valentine’s Day. It can be hard meeting someone when life is so… well, full on – so why not take a chance at finding love at Bright Tank Brewing this February 14th as part of their Speed Dating Special! Kicking off at 3pm at Bright Tank Restaurant and Bar, make your way from table to table while getting to know singletons on the lookout for love. Who knows, this year may be the one that takes you off the market and throws you into a whirlwind romance. Check out the latest announcements here for this singles-only event.


Rooms Made for Romantic Getaways


Make the most of Valentine’s Day in rooms made for romantic getaways in Perth. Choose between city and river view rooms, each with our Signature Sweet ibis bed. Head to the higher floors for spectacular views in our Deluxe rooms – featuring ensuite facilities, a smart TV, a Nespresso coffee machine, high-speed WiFi and much more.


Better still, our affordable room rates and central location means you can spend more on your romantic endeavours without sacrificing quality and comfort – helping your stay in Perth even sweeter. Ready to enjoy the “Perth-ect” Valentine’s Day? Book your room today.