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The Woodside Pleasure Garden

Perth's favourite Fringe playground is The Woodside Pleasure Garden in Northbridge, home to the biggest range of entertainment in the Fringe.

It’s the perfect place to enjoy Perth’s balmy summer evenings with friends or family. There’s buskers entertainment every night, free performances from everyone’s favourite the FRINGE WORLD Mermaids and more food and refreshment choices than ever before.

Make sure you come and check out our school holiday program when we're open from 1pm all week from 18 January, with loads of ticketed and free entertainment happening throughout to keep the whole family happy. 

Located a short ten-minute walk from the Perth Bus or Train station and a short stroll from the other FRINGE WORLD hubs including The Ice Cream Factory, FRINGE Central and Yagan Square.

This pop-up hub takes over the entire park of Russell Square and is licensed throughout. Dogs are not allowed at The Woodside Pleasure Garden (service animals and guide dogs excepted).


The West Australian Spiegeltent
Big Top
De Parel Spiegeltent
The Shambles
Mermaid Tank
Under The Trees
Escape Room
Street Performers

Opening Times:


January 18  5pm – 1am

January 19 - February 3

School Holiday's
Sunday – Thursday: 1pm – 12am
Friday: 1pm – 1am
Saturday: 1pm – 1am

February 4 - February 17

Monday – Thursday: 5pm – 12am
Friday: 5pm – 1am
Saturday: 1pm – 1am
Sunday: 1pm – 12am


  • FRINGE WORLD Box Office
  • Bar
  • ATM
  • Eftpos
  • Food
  • Toilets

Public Transport:

Closest Bus Stop: Perth Bus Station is approximately a 10 minute walk: exit onto Roe Street and turn left. Turn right onto Melbourne street and then you'll hit the Woodside Pleasure Garden.

Closest Train Station: Perth Station is approximately a 10 minute walk: exit onto Roe Street and turn left. Turn Right onto Melbourne Street and then you’ll hit the Woodside Pleasure Garden.


  • Accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Wheelchair users enter via the Entry Gates on Parker Street.
  • There are no dedicated wheelchair accessible parks.
  • There is a unisex accessible toilet at the venue.

Important Information:

The Woodside Pleasure Garden is a licensed area and security may ask to see valid Photo ID to gain entry. If you cannot produce valid photo ID then you may be refused entry, without refund for any tickets purchased. Under 18's are welcome to licensed areas but must be accompanied and supervised by a parent, legal guardian or a responsible adult and the decision to allow entry is entirely at the discretion of the licensee. Visit the FAQ page for the valid forms of Photo ID accepted in Western Australia. Note that some events are restricted to over 18s only.

Sitting at the head of the Northbridge James Street strip, Russell Square becomes the home of The Woodside Pleasure Garden and 5 FRINGE WORLD Venues.


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