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 Marapikurrinya 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 are a regular occurrence on the events calendar. Below are the confirmed dates for 2020 and 2021 - we hope you can come along! 

When are the Sunset Food Markets?

The Sunset Food Markets will run on the following dates in 2020 and 2021:

Friday 13 November 2020

5pm - 9pm

Friday 11 December 2020

5pm - 9pm
Friday 19 February 2021 5pm - 9pm
Friday 19 March 2021 5pm - 9pm
Friday 16 April 2021 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 6am to midnight on the days the Markets are held. There will also be partial closure of Main Street Jetty Park from 12pm to midnight on the day of the markets. Community member driving 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.

Location 1: Marapikurrinya Park car park | Location 2: Main Street Jetty car park

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. 

Can I trade at the event?

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

Click here to access the fundraising barbecue or bar expression of interest form: https://www.porthedland.wa.gov.au/forms/?formId=147 

Click here to access the food vendor expression of interest form: https://www.porthedland.wa.gov.au/forms/?formId=126 

COVID-Safety

Even though COVID-19 restrictions are easing across WA, it is still vitally important for community members to keep up the work which has helped regional WA flatten the COVID curve. Please remember to abide by these key points:

  • Observe social distancing at all times.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with a closed elbow.
  • Practice good hand hygiene by using hand wash and sanitiser stations
  • Do not attend Town events if you are unwell.

Please be advised this is an accessible event. 

Sunset Food Market Event Map

Click the image above to download a PDF copy [300kb] of the event map – For more information, please contact the Town of Port Hedland's Events Officer on (08) 9158 9300