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The Town of Port Hedland Presents the Sunset Food Markets

The Sunset Food Markets provide small food businesses with the opportunity to trade, and gives Hedland families the chance to relax and unwind in the picturesque port side park under the Pilbara sky. The Markets celebrate and showcase Hedland's diverse food scene, with a number of global cultures and flavours converging in one central location. Inspired by events in similar coastal towns, the Markets will be a regular occurrence on the events calendar. Below are the confirmed dates for 2019 and 2020 - we hope you can come along! 

Here are some word's from the Hon. Fred Riebeling, Commissioner of the Town of Port Hedland:

“With a unique port backdrop and bespoke food vendors, the Sunset Food Markets will be an event to suit even the most discerning of tastes.

“We have endeavored to source food vendors whose diversity and talent showcase the best of our local food culture, providing a new trading place for small businesses.  

“Complementing the food will be local live musicians, demonstrating the Town’s commitment to supporting and showcasing Hedland’s local music scene.

“Highlights of the refurbished park include improved accessibility, refined landscaping, better seating and more open space for people."

When are the Sunset Food Markets?

The Sunset Food Markets will run on the following dates in 2019 and 2020:

Friday 13 September 2019 5pm - 9pm

Friday 11 October 2019

5pm - 9pm

Friday 8 November 2019

5pm - 9pm

Friday 13 December 2019 - last market for the year!

5pm - 9pm
Friday 20 March 2020  - CANCELLED due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic CANCELLED
Friday 17 April 2020 5pm - 9pm

Where are the Sunset Food Markets?

The Sunset Food Markets will be run at Port Hedland's Marapikurrinya Park, located at 4 Richardson St – Click the map below to start navigating to location.

Will the Markets impact parking in the area?

Yes, the Marapikurrinya Park car park (below) will be closed from 11am to 11pm on the days the Markets are held. 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 to the Sunset Food Markets is free, however the cost of food and drinks is determined by food vendor operators.

Will there be something other than food?

Yes, there will be live music for attendees to enjoy and kids' activities. There is also the play ground for kids to enjoy. 

How can I trade at the event?

Simply click here to fill out your expression of interest form and an Events Officer will be in contact with you:  

Please be advised this is an accessible event. 

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