No doubt there are plenty of Western Australians ready to blow off steam and celebrate by 2021

Health officials advise us to maintain social distance – and not kiss strangers when the bells ring in the New Year

Here’s our list of the best free, funky, family-friendly events in and around Perth this New Year’s Eve

The flour factory on Queen Street is walking down the rabbit hole with an Alice in Wonderland event

Entry is free from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. From 7:00 p.m. you can experience games on the roof garden, specialty drinks and a live DJ

There is also a seated dinner party ($ 120 per person) and a Gin Wonderland Bar party ($ 70 per person, starting at 7pm)

From 5 p.m., children can build sandcastles, play beach soccer or dance in the silent disco

There is a fireworks display over Thomson Bay at 9pm, followed by the late evening ferry departure back to Perth

While there are no special events happening on New Years Eve, Kings Park is always a nice place to have a picnic and watch the sunset – especially on the last day of the year

Take a stroll through the Botanical Gardens and enjoy all that nature has to offer in the heart of the city while it is still light

The event includes five different stages and a silent disco that runs through the Newport Hotel, Federal Hotel, Benny’s Yard, Hugos, and the Paddy Troy Mall

The CBD has a variety of free street entertainment for all ages, including circus performers, children’s workshops, art installations, and lots of roving acts

Dinner includes access to the aquarium outside of business hours, a four-course meal for two in the underwater tunnel, and the opportunity to view the exhibits – without the kids!

Joondalup Resort & Country Club is hosting a night of dancing, dinner and entertainment for $ 150 per person

The people behind Perth’s Urban Orchard are holding a mega-event in Burswood in 15 themed bars, from the Gage Roads Beach Box to the Hogwarts Espress-O Martini Bar

One for children and children at heart, the Perth Zoo stays “up late” until 7:00 am That means 30:00 – so you can see the animals in the twilight

There will be roving entertainment including bubble blowers, stilt walkers, and musicians, plus plenty of food trucks – or you can pack a picnic

Perth Zoo members have free admission with a valid membership card. General admission tickets are valid for non-members

This elegant restaurant offers a decadent six-course menu with fresh local produce and an award-winning wine list. End the year in style

Fireworks Perth

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