West Australians love to play in the great outdoors.
Everything from music and cinema to ballet and opera is performed in the fresh open air - often at night, under a twinkling star-filled sky.
It's simply magic.
Spend an enchanting evening with a top billing singing sensation and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, as they play on a balmy summer night at the prestigious Lake Karrinyup Country Club.
Or head down south for the famous Leeuwin Concert Series - a musical feast that began in 1985.
The sweeping parklands, fragrant wildflowers and flourishing botanic gardens of Kings Park are where you'll find a series of spectacular summer concerts.
Joe Cocker, Ben Folds and Elvis Costello have all played memorable sets beside the swaying illuminated eucalypts.
At Sandalford Winery in the Swan Valley, pack a picnic hamper and a rug and enjoy 'A Day on the Green' - an annual musical spectacular held beside the vines.
Past performers at Sandalford include Dionne Warwick, Diana Krall and Marcia Hines.
In the Swan Valley, you'll also find Houghton's Winery.
Houghton's lush landscaped grounds play host to the much-loved Shakespeare in the Vines each year.
You'll also find Shakespeare and various other plays at stunning Kings Park.
See the West Australian Ballet pirouette and demi-plie at the Quarry Amphitheatre. This picturesque venue is set high on a hill and is surrounded by native bushland - the perfect spot to enjoy a show.
Movie buffs will be spoilt for choice, with a spectacular feast of outdoor cinema venues on offer in Perth in the summer months.
Take your pick from Moonlight Cinema at Kings Park, Movies by Burswood at Crown Metropol Perth, Sommerville at UWA, Kookaburra Cinema in Mundaring, Luna at Leederville and Camelot at Mosman Park.
Australia's North West
Tropical Broome is the backdrop for the North West's gala black-tie event - Opera Under the Stars. Locals and visitors flock to watch world-class sopranos such as Rachelle Durkin perform in the idyllic setting.
Australia's South West
Held in the scenic grounds of Leeuwin Estate winery in Margaret River, acclaimed past performers include Shirley Bassey, Julio Iglesias, Tom Jones, Diana Ross, kd Lang and Sting.
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