Opening Celebrations

26 Jul 2017

Join us from Thursday 27 July to Sunday 30 July as we celebrate the opening of the next stage including Target, Fresh Food Market Hall and over 60 specialty stores.

There will be something for the whole family with giveaways, face painting, a glam station, free fairy floss, fashion shows, cooking demonstrations by Anna Gare, meet & greets by the Octonauts and Aquatic Critters, PLUS there's over $10,000 in prizes to be won!  

Check out our full entertainment schedule below. 

Meet and Greet with Captain Barnacles

Captain Barnacles is coming to Mandurah Forum and he needs your help with his next mission! Check out his visiting times below:

Thursday to Saturday

  • 9.30am – 10am
  • 10.30am – 11am
  • 11.30am – 12pm


  • 10.30am – 11am
  • 11.30am – 12pm
  • 12.30pm – 1pm.

Cooking Demonstrations & Free Tastings

Join us for daily cooking demonstrations and delicious tastings from Thursday to Sunday.

We also look forward to welcoming one of WA's most popular chefs, Anna Gare who will be whipping up a storm on Saturday 29 July from 11am to 2pm.

  • Thursday: 4.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Friday: 1pm to 4pm
  • Saturday 29 July (Anna Gare): 11am to 2pm
  • Sunday: 11am to 2pm.

Critters Up Close

Meet our Aquatic Critters from Thursday 27 July to 5 August! Get up close and personal with variety of live aquatic creatures that live in both saltwater and freshwater ecosystems

Workshops will run from 11am to 2pm daily and will provide fun, interactive and educational experiences.

Pop-up Glam Station

If you love beauty then you'll love our Pop-Up Glam Station where you can enjoy free express beauty treatments and hair styling. Check out the open times below:

  • Thursday: 11am to 2pm & 4pm to 7pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 1pm to 4pm.

Balloon Artist

Free balloon twisting from Thursday to Sunday. Check out times below:

  • Thursday to Saturday: 8am to 2pm
  • Sunday: 10am to 1pm.

Face Painting

Free Face painting from Thursday to Sunday from 11am to 2pm daily.

Free Fairy Floss

Join us for Free Fairy Floss from Thursday 27 July to Sunday 30 July. Check out the times below:

  • Thursday: 2pm to 5pm
  • Friday to Sunday: 1pm to 4pm.

Story Telling

Local children’s author Lesley Dewar brings Stories My Nana Tells to Mandurah Forum! Bring the kids along for inspiring and interactive stories that are sure to get young imaginations running wild!

  • Thursday & Friday: 4pm to 5pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 3pm to 5pm.