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Dine under the stars, connect with locals and soak up the buzzing atmosphere at one of Perth’s many evening hawkers’ markets.

With food trucks, vans and makeshift kitchens popping up across the city and suburbs, there has never been a better time to enjoy good food and beautiful backdrops in your local community.

It's time to dig in - here are nine Perth hawkers' markets you should put on your outdoor dining list.

1. Burns Beach Twilight Market

Offering an array of delicious international street food from 30+ food trucks, live music and a licensed bar area, the weekly Burns Beach Twilight Market on the Burns Beach foreshore is a favourite among locals.

Open hours and dates: The market is open every Wednesday night from 5pm to 8:30pm until March 23, 2022. 

2. Inglewood Night Markets

Monday nights are never dull in Inglewood thanks to the Inglewood Night Markets. You can choose from a variety of food and drink vendors serving up special treats along Beaufort Street and also local businesses who stay open, with gifts and homewares to browse through.

Open hours and dates: The markets are held from from 6pm to 9pm on Mondays until 31 March 2022.

3. Twilight Hawkers Market Forrest Place

Perth's biggest street food market, the Twilight Hawkers Market, features a large selection of street food with cuisines from around the world, plus live music. It’s the perfect spot for a bite to eat after work or just a great night out.

Open hours and dates: The market is held every Friday night from 4:30pm to 9:30pm, from November 19 2021 to 25 March 2022. 

4. Scarborough Sunset Markets

Head to the Scarborough Sunset Markets each Thursday night for spectacular sunsets, a great beachside vibe and a world of food truck flavours. You can also browse the artisan pop-up stores and be entertained by live performers.

Dates and location: The markets are at the Esplanade, Scarborough Beach every Thursday 5pm-9pm, until 28 April 2022.

5. South Perth StrEATS

Grab a picnic rug and head for Sir James Mitchell Park on the South Perth foreshore for StrEATS, a hawkers' market set against the shimmering Perth city skyline.

Open hours and dates: The market is held from 5pm to 8:30pm on Sunday evenings until April 18, 2022. 

6. Food Truck Fiesta

The Food Truck Fiesta series features a roster of multicultural food trucks, live entertainment and games for kids and adults alike. Their current season will see the trucks hit parks around the City of Joondalup and within the Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale. 

Open hours and dates: Check their events calendar for regular updates about where the trucks will be next. The current season is set to end on 7 March 2022 with a retro-themed event. 

7. Kalamunda Night Markets

Held at the corner of Kalamunda's Central Mall and Barber Street, the Kalamunda Night Markets are filled with market stalls, entertainment from local musicians, and of course, plenty of food trucks and pop-up stalls from local restaurants. 

Open hours and dates: Select Friday nights (with a Christmas edition on Thursday 23 December) from 5pm to 9pm, until 22 April 2022. 

8. Dinner at Dusk, Point Walter

Relax on the grassed picnic area at Point Walter Reserve in Bicton for Dinner at Dusk, where you can enjoy river views with dinner served up from a range of food trucks.

Dine at one of the complimentary tables and chairs or spread a picnic rug.

Open hours and dates: Dinner at Dusk will be held fortnightly on Sunday evenings until May 22, 2022. For further details, check their Facebook page.

9. Wanneroo Street Food

With a wide range of international cuisines, Wanneroo Street Food works its way around the Wanneroo area with evening food trucks at a variety of locations.

Open hours and dates: Check their Facebook page for regular updates about where the trucks will be next.

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Image credit: Scarborough Sunset Markets
Last updated: November 2021