Events galore in WA

Events galore in WA

Western Australia has released its jampacked events calendar for 2018.

Tourism Western Australia supports a range of events across the state through three key funding pools – Major Events Funding, the Regional Events Programme and the Regional Events Scheme.

More than 90 events are listed on the calendar showcasing the wide range of events on offer throughout the year in Western Australia.

The events cater to diverse interests and passions and include top sporting events like the Mastercard Hopman Cup, which attracts some of the world’s best tennis players, to cultural events such as the Argyle Diamonds Ord Valley Muster, which celebrates the culture and landscape of the East Kimberley region.

Events galore for WA in 2018 The Optus Stadium will also open this year, a 60,000 seat multi-purpose venue.

It will play host to a variety of sports and entertainment events including Australian Football League, NRL opening round Double Header match, Gillette One Day International cricket match Australia v England, Big Bash League, an international friendly soccer match that will see local club Perth Glory take on the Chelsea Football Club, Nitro Circus and concerts from renowned artists such as Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift.

The calendar also features some events that are not funded by Tourism WA.