City event highlights

The City of Stirling is committed to providing a calendar of free and low-cost community events that offer entertainment and leisure opportunities for everyone to enjoy.

Paw-some Day out 2019

The City of Stirling will host its 4th annual Paw-some Day out on Sunday 27 October 2019 at Yokine Reserve.

Each year the event attracts over 2000 visitors seeking a fun filled day with their dogs.  Paw-some Day Out is focused on promoting responsible dog ownership and increasing animal education in the community.

Paw-some Day Out

Interactive kids zone, pooch pamper station and more!

The event is on from 9am to 1pm and entry is by suggested gold coin donation with proceeds going to Guide Dogs WA.

There will be an interactive kids zone, pet related stallholders, a pooch pamper station, photo booth, competition & prizes, a Ranger Q&A, entertainment and more.

Perth’s own ‘dog whisperer,’ Kathy Kopellis-McLeod will be our special guest host for the event.

Please contact for any accessibility requirements or for more information.


Paw-some Day Out helps promote responsible dog ownership and increases animal education in the community.

Dog owners can have their pets registered or microchipped for free on the day. There’s of pet-related products and service and family-friendly activities.

Furbaby Cafe

Event sponsors

Paw-some Day Out is sponsored by Furbaby Boutique and Café.

Community partners include Aussie Pooch Mobile WA, Perth Disc Golf Club and Makopup Dog Training & Behaviour Services.


Paw-some Day Out is subject to weather conditions. If the event is cancelled a notification will be posted on Facebook, Instagram and the City of Stirling website.

Food and drink

There will be food and drink available for purchase at this event.

Photography and social media

Attendees are encourage to take photos and videos of their experience with their furry friends at Paw-some Day Out. When posting to social media please remember to hash tag #cityofstirling and #pawsomedayout2019

Stallholder information


There are no stallholder fees for this event.

Stall structures and requirements

  • Stallholders will be assigned a stall site approximately 3m x 3m in size
  • There is no access to electrical power
  • All stall structures including marquees, tables, tablecloths, chairs and display materials are to be provided by the stallholder
  • Stallholders must be set up at Yokine Regional Open Space Reserve and ready by 9am. Stallholders must remain at the event until after 1pm.

Key dates

  • Monday 15 July - Paw-some Day Out 2019 expression of interest period (EOI) opens
  • Friday 23 August 2019 - Paw-some Day Out 2019 EOI period closes
  • Thursday 29 August - Successful and unsuccessful stallholders notified
  • Wednesday 23 October 2019 - Event briefing pack distributed
  • Sunday 27 October 2019 - Paw-some Day Out 2019.

Additional information

Below are some things to consider when choosing your stall structure:

  • Is your structure weighted in order to keep if from moving if it’s a windy day?
  • Is your structure visually appealing without any holes, marks, fading or branding?
  • Is your structure secure so it will not collapse?
  • Does your structure provide adequate protection from the sun and rain?
  • Will your structure fit within the 3m x 3m allocated space?

Selection criteria

  • Preference will be given to stallholders who provide a pet-related service or product
  • All stallholders must have a minimum of $10 million public liability. That figure is non-negotiable and is recommend and required by the City’s own insurers.

Who’s coming to Paw-some Day Out 2019?

Perth Veterinary Bill Assistance

Kyal’s Doggy Delights


Collar & Ruff

Total Life Essentials

Staffy and Bully Breed Rescue Inc. (SABBR)

Doors 4 Paws Pty Ltd

Wag Tail Designs

Woofing Wonders

Creative Wright

Studio Noah Pet Photography and Video

Husky Rescue WA

Pet Fresh


Family Pet Care

EVH Emergency Vet Hospital

Pawsome Organics

Scent to Rescue

Engraving Gifts

Winston and Ruby

Mindarie Regional Council

Change Your Health

The Satorial Dog

Trendy Furbabies

Animal Aid Abroad

Woof Meow Tweet Squeak

Chew Barker Treats

Pet Portraits

Barkday Paw-ty

Taylamade Sewing

Passing Paws Pet Cremations

Heidi's doggie treats

Simply Seaweed

Pitta Patta Boutique

Hemp Brothers

Husky and Malamute Rescue Inc

Viva Photography

Pet Friends

Aussie Pooch Mobile WA

Best Friends Animal Rescue Inc

Pampered Pooch Barkery Treats

Southern Raw Pet Meats

Smiling Sami Dog Boutique

Samoyeds of Western Australia Rescue

Karrinyup Small Animal Hospital

The Mix Australia and New Zealand

Dogs' Refuge Home

WA Sleddog Sports Association

Everything Beagle WA Inc Rescue

Noelle's Animal Care/Dogs At Their Best

WA Pet Project


Sunset Veranda

Sunset Veranda 2020

Flying the flag as the the City of Stirling’s independent FRINGE WORLD venue on Brighton Reserve, Scarborough Beach; the Sunset Veranda pop-up venue hosts a season of world-class entertainment amidst a buzzing seaside atmosphere with ticketed shows in the Big Top circus tent and free entry to the adjacent pop-up bar.

The performance space features comedy, music, theater, circus, cabaret, family shows, workshops and more, with incredible artists from around Australia & the world.

Sunset Veranda will return in 2020 - for more information, click the link below:  

Sunset Veranda page