Summer of Entertainment is back in 2021

Summer in the Hills is buzzing with activity with seven great community events coming to a venue near you in 2021.

Shire of Mundaring in partnership with Lotterywest will deliver three free music events as part of its Twilight Tunes program, with Cinema under Starlight to be delivered by four local school communities.

Twilight Tunes 2021 has been expanded in response to feedback from last summer's events and the changing needs of our community.  

With a focus on creating safe environments in which to connect and celebrate, the events program will deliver a range of activities for families; older or isolated residents and young people.

Great Aussie BBQ, Saturday, 23 January

The Great Aussie BBQ will kick off from 5pm at Sculpture Park.  

Celebrating our local "Aussie" lifestyle with live music, a sausage sizzle and lots of outdoor fun, this event is all about family, friends and connecting to our community.

The event will include live music performances by Madjitil Moorna community choir; local musician Ben Bulla, and the Mucky Duck Bush Band in the Amphitheatre.  

There will be bouncy castles for all ages; a silent disco and Bubble-ology activity. 

Keep an eye out for the Mundaring Volunteer Fire and Rescue and Cadets and Horsepower Hills from the trail to the lawn area and the Shire will add extra lighting so the playground can be used once the sun goes down.

Pack a picnic, pick up some takeaway from a local business or grab a sausage sizzle and drink from the Mundaring Resident and Ratepayers community stall. Then sit back and enjoy an evening on our green with family and friends. 

Twilight Tunes concert, Sunday, 28 February 

Building on the success of the 2020 concerts, Twilight Tunes is returning with a fantastic line-up planned for Sunday 28 February. 

Sculpture Park will resound with hip jazz tunes and concert goers are encourged to pack a picnic and find a spot on the lawn terraces of the Amphitheatre.

The line up includes an evening of electric jazz with performances by:

  • Rubaclava, a local band with a vision to bring the infectious energy of a swingin' big band to contemporary audiences through its unique Jungle Jazz; and

  • Sassafras, Perth's premier Gypsy Jazz band featuring Pete Jeavons, Lachlan Gear, Aaron Deacon, Adrian Galante and Jessie Gordon.

These seasoned performers will deliver a not to be missed concert.

The concert starts at 5pm.  

Please note: Full height chairs are only allowed on the top tier of the amphitheatre. Low back, beach/concert chairs are allowed on the middle tiers. 

Arena after Dark – an U18s event for 13 to 17 year olds, Saturday 10 April 

Our young people asked for more and we are delivering.  

The 2021 Summer of Entertainment program will see the addition of Arena after Dark – an U18s event for 13 to 17 year olds at Mundaring Arena.  

With a live DJ leading the show, performances by new talent and a range of fun activities, Arena after Dark will change the scene in Mundaring.

From 7pm, the Mundaring Arena will be transformed with:

  • Festival lighting and sound tech; 

  • Arcade games;

  • A giant inflatable obstacle course and activities; 
  • A chill zone hosted by event partners Headspace and Swan City Youth Services;

Tickets will be available on Eventbrite from March and are essential for this FREE, supervised event.  

Doors open at 7pm and the event runs until 10pm. 

Please note: Patrons will not be able to leave the event and return later in the evening.


Cinema under Starlight: 30 January, 6 February, 20 February, 6 March

The 2021 community run Cinema under Starlight program will show free movies on Saturday evenings from January to March.

30 January Sonic the HedgehogSwan View Primary School
6 February 2021 - Postponed
SingChidlow Oval
20 February 2021The Lego Batman MovieGlen Forrest Primary School
6 March 2021Star Wars: The Rise of SkywalkerMundaring Christian College Secondary Campus - Parkerville


Supporting our community to deliver these free,family-friendly Cinema under Starlight events provides the community groups an opportunity to fundraise and reconnect with their community after a challenging 2020.  

We encourage Shire of Mundaring residents to support these events and enjoy a fun night out with family and friends.  

The Shire is pleased to continue to support local business and has partnered with JAR Event Productions to bring quality audio visual entertainment services to these events.

More specific event details will be advertised closer to the event.

COVID-19: Please practice good hygiene and physical distancing at the event, and use the hand sanitiser stations provided. If you are feeling unwell or have travelled outside WA in the 14 days prior to this event, please do not attend.

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