City of Mandurah hosts Retro Mandurah event from March 5-7

The City of Mandurah is encouraging the community to 'take a journey back in time' with a line-up of events designed to bring a wave of nostalgia for Retro Mandurah, the latest in the City's Endless Long Weekend series.

This weekend March 5-7 will host an events including a drive-in movie, silent discos and retro games.

Mayor Rhys Willams said Retro Mandurah was another great opportunity to get out and experience the city while supporting local businesses and performing artists.

"There will be live music in the Mandurah Ocean Marina, amazing performances including the Bee Gees and The Beatles at Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, or enjoy some family time with a drive-in movie on the Western Foreshore," he said.

Mayor Williams said the City was extending the calendar of events throughout summer and beyond to "make the most of smaller events we can all enjoy safely together".

The Retro Mandurah itinerary is as follows:

Friday, March 5

  1. Outdoor Mandjar Movie Experience, 'Muriel's Wedding', Mandjar Square, 7.30pm
  2. Silent Disco, Eastern Foreshore rotunda, from 4pm
  3. The ELO Experience, MPAC, 8pm

Saturday, March 6

  1. 80s Zumba workout, Mandjar Square, 9am
  2. Retro Games with Nostalgia Box, Smart Street Mall, 12pm-8pm
  3. Outdoor Drive-in movie, 'The Muppets', Western Foreshore, 7.30pm
  4. Best of the Bee Gees, MPAC, 8pm
  5. Beats by the Beach, Lido Beach, 1pm
  6. Silent Disco, Eastern Foreshore rotunda, from 4pm

Sunday, March 7

  1. Retro Games with Nostalgia Box, Smart Street Mall, 9am-4pm
  2. Retro inspired Sunday Session, Keith Holmes Reserve, 2pm
  3. The Beatles - 50 Years On, MPAC, 5pm
  4. Outdoor Drive-in movie, Western Foreshore, 7.30pm

There will also be roving entertainment, skaters, buskers and face painting across the weekend.

More information can be found on the City of Mandurah website.