Sunset Food Markets

Friday 24th May 2024
(Multiple Dates Between Friday 24th May 2024 & Friday 11th October 2024)

The Town of Port Hedland and BHP Present the Sunset Food Markets 

The markets are held at West End's Marapikurrinya Park and feature food vendors, family friendly activities, live music by local acoustic musicians and a market bar.

The event series is presented by the Town of Port Hedland and BHP and the event is managed by PPP Events.

The markets are held under ambient festoon lighting in the park, providing visitors with the opportunity to enjoy a selection of delicious food options as the ships go by in the port.




Whether its environmental causes, community outreach, sports and recreation, emergency services, or beyond, we recognises the invaluable contribution that volunteers make in remote community such as Hedland.


National Volunteer Week is Australia's largest annual celebration of volunteering which is celebrated between 20-26 May 2024.


This special event provides us with an opportunity to highlight the important role of volunteers in our community.




where are the sunset food markets? 

The Sunset Food Markets will be run at Port Hedland's Marapikurrinya Park, located at 4 Richardson Street.



will the markets impact parking in the area? 

Yes, the Marapikurrinya Park car park (below) will be closed from 7am to 12 midnight on the days the markets are held. Drivers in the area should be cautious of increased foot traffic during event times. Community members utilising the park and attending the markets are encouraged to use street parking on Richardson Street and surrounding areas.


how much does it cost to attend? 

Entry into the Sunset Food Markets is free, however the cost of food and drinks is determined by food vendor operators.


can i trade at the event?

Yes! There are opportunities to trade, as well as fundraise, at the events. 

Interested food vendors are asked to contact to get involved with the event.

Interested musicians are asked to complete this form to express interest in performing at the event: 



Q: Is there accessible parking for the event?

A: There will be accessible parking available on Richardson Street for the event, which can be identified via onsite signage or as per the event map.

Q: Is the event accessible for wheelchairs and prams?

A: The event is accessible for wheelchairs and prams, with continuous footpath access throughout the event.

Q: Does the event have sufficient seating?

A: There is a variety of seating options available throughout the event.

Q: Is there accessible toilets at the event?

A: Left-hand accessible, right-hand accessible and ambulant toilet facilities are available at the event, as per the event map.

Q: I’m at the event and I have a question, who can help me?

A: Please visit the Info Desk where our friendly staff can assist you, as per the event map.

For more information, please contact the Town of Port Hedland's Events Officer on (08) 9158 9300





Event Details

Time: 5:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Location: Marapikurrinya Park

Cost: Free

Category: General

Type: General

Audience: All Ages

  • Accessible

  • Family Friendly

  • Smoke-Free

Event Date(s)

  • Friday 24th May 2024
  • Friday 21st June 2024
  • Friday 13th September 2024
  • Friday 11th October 2024

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