• Hilde A Danielsen, 'Cov 2 Corridors', Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022. Photo Richard Watson
  • Chee Kiong Yeo, 'Monumental Triumph 2017', Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022. Photo Richard Watson
  • Lucy Humphrey, 'Horizon', Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017. Photo Jessica Wyld.
  • Wendelin Pressl, 'Orientierungshilfe', Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019. Photo Clyde Yee
  • Danger Dave, 'Christian Rager Damien Hirst Looking For Sharks', Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018. Photo Jessica Wyld
  • Zhan Wang, 'Floating Rock', Sculpture by the Sea,Cottesloe 2018. Photo Richard Watson

Head west for an extended summer

Make the next Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe  – on Friday 1  until Monday 18 March 2024 –  part of a wider itinerary, and choose your own mix of iconic destinations, unforgettable experiences and great performances!

Now is the perfect time to plan a trip to Perth. With Western Australia recently named by Lonely Planet as one of 30 top destinations to visit in 2023, and Perth named by Forbes as the ninth best pace to travel to in 2023, it’s sure to be a popular choice for interstate and international visitors alike.

Need some inspiration to dream up the perfect extended summer escape to Western Australia? There is a lot happening in WA around March, and the list below is just the beginning. Take advantage of the public holidays at the beginning of March and plan a festival long weekend full of sun, sand and sculpture!

With over 70 sculptures, and artists from 15 countries, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe is one of the world’s largest free to the public outdoor sculpture exhibitions. Sign up to our newsletter to stay up to date with news about the exhibition.

With so much happening – from festivals and concerts through to world class sporting matches – experience some of the most beautiful places in the world. You can expect sunsets over the Indian Ocean, world class food and wine and scenery to dream about.


  • Margaret River Wine Region, including Thompson Estate Wines and their sculpture collection
  • The Kimberley true wilderness area
  • World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef
  • Australia’s whitest beach, Lucky Bay in Cape Le Grand
  • Monkey Mia
  • Albany
  • Rottnest Island


  • Perth Festival 10 February – Fri, 9 Feb – Sun, 3 Mar 2024
  • Holi Festival of Colours 24 March 2024
  • Ocean Film Festival from 20 March 2024
  • Mandurah Crab Fest – 16,17 March 2024
  • Mandurah Action Sports Games – 15 -17 March 2024


  • Super Rugby
  • Round one of the AFL

To discover more and plan your trip, visit

You could even try Tourism Western Australia’s Online Itinerary Planner!

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