Regular Events

There are a number of regular events that are held in the Town of Cottesloe.

For further information regarding events run by the Town of Cottesloe please refer to 'What's On' or contact the Town's Events Officer. For events not run by the Town, please contact the event organiser.

The Town encourages the use of public transport to approved events, however, there may be an influx of vehicles into the area during events. Attendance at an event does not afford special parking privileges. It is the responsibility of the driver to ensure they have parked legally as infringements may be issued. For further information regarding parking, please go to the Parking page.

Australia Day

Organiser: Town of Cottesloe, Shire of Peppermint Grove and Town of Mosman Park

Date: 26 January each year

Location: Various locations, held at the Cottesloe Civic Centre every three years

ANZAC Day

Organiser: Town of Cottesloe 

Date: 25 April each year

Location: Cottesloe Civic Centre 

Alcohol. Think Again Beach Volleyball Tour 

Organiser: Volleyball WA

Date: December

Location: Cottesloe Beach

The Bloody Long Walk

Organiser: Mito Foundation

Date: September

Location: The event finishes at Cottesloe Beach

By the C

Organiser: Zaccaria Concerts and Touring

Date: Annually or bi annually

Location: Cottesloe Beach

Carols by Candlelight

Organiser: Town of Cottesloe

Date: The week before Christmas

Location: Cottesloe Civic Centre

Celebration of the Motorcar

Organiser: Automotive Events Management

Date: November or December

Location: Cottesloe Civic Centre

Cottesloe Classic Mile

Organiser: Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club

Date: January

Location: Cottesloe Beach

Cottesloe Film Festival

Organiser: Cottesloe Films

Date: Weekend evenings, February

Location: Cottesloe Civic Centre

Fred Bell Lecture

Organiser: Cottesloe RSL

Date: November

Location: Cottesloe Civic Centre, War Memorial Hall

ICEA Classic

Organiser:  ICEA Foundation

Date: September or October

Location: Isolators Reef

Melanoma March

Organiser: melanomaWA

Date: April

Location: Runs along Marine Parade, starting from and returning to the Napier Street and Marine Parade intersection

Music for Pleasure concert series

Organiser: Town of Cottesloe

Date: Each Sunday during August and September

Location: Cottesloe Civic Centre, War Memorial Hall

North Cott Splash 'n' Dash

North Cottesloe Primary School P&C Inc

Date: April

Location: North Cottesloe Beach

Pioneer’s Day

Organiser: Town of Cottesloe

Date: First week of June

Location: Cottesloe Civic Centre, War Memorial Hall

Rottnest Channel Swim

Organiser: Rottnest Channel Swim Association

Date: February

Location: Cottesloe Beach

Sculpture by the Sea

Organiser: Sculpture by the Sea Inc

Date: March with set up and pack down occurring the weeks before and after the event

Location: Cottesloe Beach

SunSmart Championships

Organiser: Surf Life Saving WA

Date: Throughout the year

Location: Cottesloe Beach

Whalebone Classic

Organiser: Surfing WA

Date: July

Location: Isolators Reef

Volunteers Sundowner

Organiser: Town of Cottesloe

Date: May

Location: Cottesloe Civic Centre, War Memorial Hall