13th January 2017
Kick off your New Year with some live music, big screen entertainment and the Australia Day biggest breakfast in town! We’re getting out and about this Summer in Kalgoorlie Boulder and are really looking forward to all the different community and social events.
There’s Kalgoorlie Boulder events and activities for kids, adult only do’s and things to do outside day or night and things to do inside when the desert heat gets too much.
Want to join us? Read through for our top 10 picks for fun this Summer in Kalgoorlie Boulder!
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City of Kalgoorlie Boulder Australia Day Big Breakfast!
Start your celebrations right with a hot cooked breakfast at Centennial Park. All of the KB service clubs like Rotary and Lion’s pool resources, fire up the barbie’s and serve up over 2000 hot breakfasts!
Get down early from 8am to get your tucker in exchange for a gold coin donation.
The morning includes activities for all ages, including the introduction of a Pavlova baking comp and prizes for best dressed!
More info here.
Photo courtesy of the City of Kalgoorlie Boulder.
Big Screen, Big Entertainment
Grab a picnic blanket or camping chair and join family and friends at the next Outdoor Cinema Goldfields event.
Outdoor movies are perfect for blamy Kalgoorlie Boulder summer nights. Tickets are under $10 each and can be purchased online before the movie begins or you can pay at the gate.
Live opera simulcast
Enjoy an evening of operatic hits on February 4th at the Goldfields Arts Centre.
Simulcast live from the Supreme Court Gardens in Perth this cultural offering is supported by the WA Opera, Lotterywest and Alcohol – Think Again.
Tickets are free of charge yet RSVP is essential. Call the box office on 08 9021 0999
Live Music & Local Talent
Not so sure about Opera? How’s about cruisy tunes coupled with a cold bevvy from the bar?
Check out who’s playing by visiting the Eleven13 Records Gig Guide.
Eleven13 Records is a locally run enterprise committed to developing the musical talent of musos from the Goldfields of Western Australia.
Live music in the Park
The annual Sunset at the Soundshell series is back!
Grab your picnic blanket or camping chairs, pop some refreshments and nibbles in an esky and make your way down to Centennial Park.
There are four installments to the series. Performers include local musicians and nationally acclaimed cover bands with acts in the past like the Nathaniel and a coverband from kiwi legends ‘Crowded House’.
The first concert will be held on Saturday January 28th and is a tribute to INXS.
Check out the full line up for the four concerts via this link
Spirit of the Anzac
This travelling exhibition is more than just something to look at – it’s interactive too.
Learn about the soldiers journey from Australia to the other side of the world and the conflicts they fought in.
Displays of artefacts, curated stories and images and a gallery for reflection and commemoration are just a few of the things you can expect.
This sensational exhibition will be on display at the Goldfields Oasis from the 30th of January to the 5th of February. It is free to attend but you will need to reserve tickets via this link
Oasis Open Day!
Beat the heat and take the opportunity of the Goldfields Oasis Open Day this Australia Day!
Entry is free between 12 noon and 4pm. You’re invited to come and cool off, have a go on the inflatable obstacle course and waterslide.
Learn more here
In the mood for Markets
Held on the third Sunday of every month the Boulder Market Day is a great opportunity to get out of the house and into our community.
Browse the stalls, grab some lunch and take advantage of the free activities at the Boulder Market Day annual ‘Family Fun Day’ this coming Sunday the 15th of January.
Get amongst it!
New to town or looking to try something new?
The annual Kalgoorlie Boulder Chamber of Commerce & Industry – ‘Explore the Goldfields Expo’ is on again on Saturday February the 11th.
Held in St. Barbara’s Square in the morning this expo is a showcase of the many not-for-profit organisations and services available to residents in Kalgoorlie Boulder. Sporting clubs, nature lovers, arts & culture groups and volunteer rescue organisations are just some of the stalls you can expect to come across.
Meet their members, learn more about what they do and find yourself a new hobby.
Groups like these help us make new friends, build our networks and expand our horizons and help make Kalgoorlie Boulder such a great place to live!
Photo courtesy of the Kalgoorlie Boulder Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Free the Rainbow Dragon
The Museum of the Goldfields need your help!
All ages are invited to join in using problem solving and magical brew making skills in order to help free the trapped Rainbow Dragon.
This fun activity is on between 10am and 3pm up until January 30th.
Grab your booklet at the front desk to begin your adventure.