Spinifex Spree Carnival & Loco Lounge

Friday 26th July 2024
(Multiple Dates Between Friday 26th July 2024 & Saturday 27th July 2024)


Satisfy your senses and soak in the carnival atmosphere – meet you at the Spinifex Spree this July! 

 

Don’t miss Hedland’s largest community event – Spinifex Spree is back for 2024!

Spinifex Spree will be on 26 and 27 July with all your favourite attractions coming back to town, plus some new additions that are sure to draw a crowd – get in quick to avoid missing out!

 Spinifex Spree will include all your favourite attractions to satisfy all your senses:

  • See fireworks spiral, dart and whizz
  • Feel the thrills of the amusement rides and sideshow alley
  • Hear the best beats on offer in Hedland on the Carnival stage
  • Follow the mouth-watering smells to an array of food stalls

…all while satisfying your need for retail therapy. Retail stalls with clothes and jewellery to nuts and honey, there’s something for everyone at Spinifex Spree!

Spinifex Spree is from 5:00pm-10:00pm on Friday 26 July and 11:00am-10:00pm on Saturday 27 July

 

EVENT MAP 

DOWNLOAD MAP 

 

PROGRAM 

 

EAT STREET 

 

MARKETPLACE

 

The Loco Lounge is back for 2024! 

Check out whats on offer at the Spinifex Spree this year. 

A group of quirky acrobatic performers that combine extreme juggling, tall unicycling and 

mad acrobatics into a vibrant, high-energy show that will leave the kids wanting more. 

The kids will giggle and beam with joy at the outright silliness and will leave not just happy but 

ecstatic and filled with inspiration and memories.

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YUCK Circus are back with a brand new show! Quit partying like it’s 1999- time to celebrate all things y2k. 

It's giving Backstreet Boys, Britney, and BIG throwback energy. 

Mix that with highflying acrobatics and larrikin  humour- this is not a show to miss!

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Direct from New Zealand!

Join the world's only surreal, sketch, circus troupe on a wild ride as they bring people 

closer together, one olive at a time.

Expect bizarre ideas, high-level circus and a bloody good night out.

This show is for 18 + only

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Joel Salom is a comedian, juggler, gadget man and M.C extraordinaire!  

He has performed in more than 20 countries over the last 25 years. 


Erik the Robot Dog is a metallic marvel that rips around the stage and often rips into his audiences. 

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Loco Lounge Workshops

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FAQS 

Accessibility

Accessible parks and loading zones are available at the event.

The event is located on grass and is accessible for attendees in wheelchairs or those utilising prams.

The venue has accessible toilets with a baby changing table.

An accessible viewing area has been designated near the stage. Assisted listening devices are available for the entertainment occurring on the stage. Devices can be requested from the Information Desk as per the Event Map.

A quiet zone will be available for any attendees to utilise at the event, this will include sensory activities and headphones.

If you have any specific questions in regards to accessibility, please contact the Town of Port Hedland Events Team on 9158 9300 or email events@porthedland.wa.gov.au

ATM

Stallholders are encouraged to provide cash and card payment methods. There are no ATM facilities available at the event. In the case, attendees require cash, the closest ATM is located at the Port Hedland Boulevard Shopping Centre on the corner of McGregor Street and Wilson Street. 

Getting to the Event

Due to limited onsite parking, attendees are encouraged to carpool where possible and utilise ride share services. Pick-up/drop off zone and main event parking will be available inside Town Oval.

Access to the main event parking and pickup/drop off zones is via McGregor Street. Please follow directions from onsite Traffic Controller’s.

Overflow parking areas will be available at the following location:

  • Port Hedland Community Centre

Please refer to Event Transportation Map for further information.

Pets

Please keep your pets at home, unfortunately pets will not be allowed to enter the event, with the exception of service animals.

Did you know that the unexpected noises and bright lights that the fireworks produce can scare animals? We advise all community members to keep an eye on your pets during the display. Here are some tips that may be able to help keep your pets calm:

  • Ensure your pets have exercised and been fed before the display
  • Keep your pets with you indoors, if possible
  • Distract your pets with games/ food
  • Ensure your pets are microchipped in the case they run off

Information and Safety

If you have any questions, have lost something or someone or need medical attention, approach one of our friendly event staff or visit the Information Desk as per the Event Map. In the event of an emergency follow the directions of the event staff.

Fireworks

The much-loved fireworks display will be returning this year. The display will be fired from Town Oval at 8:00pm on Saturday 29 July.

Eat Street

There will be a great range of food and beverage options available at the event as part of the Spinifex Spree Carnival experience. You can bring your own food however, no glass bottles or containers please. This is a free family friendly, alcohol and other drug free event.

 

Subject to change

Please note there will be no free drinking water available at the event.

Marketplace

There will be an assortment of market stalls at the event as part of the Spinifex Spree Carnival experience. This information will be released soon.

 

Subject to change

Please note market stalls may be closed from 8:00pm on Saturday.

Seating

A limited number of tables and chairs will be available at the event in both the beer garden and seating area.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their own camp chairs and/or picnic rugs. 

Shade

Shade will be provided in part of the food area. If you are attending the event during daylight hours, remember to slip on a long-sleeved shirt, slop on sunscreen, slap on a hat, seek shade, slide on sunglasses and ensure you stay hydrated.  

Smoking

A smoking zone will be available for attendees at the event as per the Event Map. Please be respectful of other patrons and only smoke in the designated area and dispose of your butts in the bin provided.

Toilets

Please refer to the Event Map for toilet locations. Toilets are unisex including accessible toilets.

Keep Port Hedland Beautiful

Let’s ‘Do the right thing’ at the Town Oval and surrounds. Please dispose of your litter in the appropriate waste, recycling and Containers for Change bins provided.   

 

 

 

Event Details

Time: Varies

Location: Town Oval (Turf Club)

Cost: Free

Category: General

Type: General

Audience: All Ages

Enquiries

Organisation: Town of Port Hedland

Email: events@porthedland.wa.gov.au

  • Accessible

  • Family Friendly

  • Smoke-Free

Event Date(s)

  • Friday 26th July 2024
  • Saturday 27th July 2024

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