Don’t miss these exciting regional events!

Karratha City Markets

The Karratha City Night Markets are proudly brought to you by Yara International. The Karratha City Markets are held monthly on a Saturday evening between 5pm – 9pm.

They host a range of different activities to encourage families and the general public to get involved, those activities include but are not limited to: - Free Face Painting - Kids Rides - Roving Performers - Bands - Solo Artists - DJs - Light & Sounds Shows.

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Karratha Markets

Karratha Markets is a monthly Market held in the heart of Baynton West Oval which boasts a massive range of family friendly activities and things to do from Free Facepainting, Pony Rides and Bouncy Castles to Gourmet Food Stalls, Local Crafts, Market Stalls and a wide range of entertainment.

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Dampier Beachside Markets

April - October

Held one Sunday per month, the Dampier Beachside Markets has unearthed some of the region’s most talented and unique artists and crafts people. Visitors can expect to find quality, handmade products; boutique treasures; delicious food and produce. With live entertainment and a picturesque setting the Dampier Beachside Markets is the perfect
destination for a day out with the family.

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Staircase to the Moon

March - November

From March to November witness a breathtaking natural phenomenon known as Staircase to the Moon. It is caused by the rising of the full moon reflecting off the exposed mudflats at extremely low tide – creating a beautiful optical illusion of stairs reaching to the moon. Staircase to the Moon is a natural attraction and its visibility varies in strength depending on weather, sunset, moonrise and the tide. The best local vantage points are Cossack Lookout or Hearson Cove, near Karratha.

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Brew and the Moo


In its Fourth year Brew and the Moo will again deliver some of the best beef in the Pilbara and a range of beers from top Australian and international producers, as well as live music and entertainment, all set on Hampton Oval at Dampier’s idyllic beachside.

Tantalising gourmet food stalls will serve a smörgåsbord of mouthwatering beef dishes while pop up bars will showcase boutique brews from WA, interstate and international breweries. So, start working up your appetite for all things beer n beef, tell your friends, and clear your schedule for the 10th November 2019.

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Roebourne Races

11th June, 22th June, 13th July, 27th July 2019

Punters have been watching the red dust fly at the Nor West Jockey Club’s Roebourne Races for 150 years. Every year trainers and jockeys from WA’s best-known stables saddle up for some of the state’s most exciting track action north of Ascot. The four-race round kicks off with an Open Day in early June and finishes with the Roebourne Cup Day in late July.

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Cossack Art Awards

21st July - 11th August 2019

Each July the historic town of Cossack comes alive with the work of Hundreds of talented artists from across Australia for the country’s most unique regional art prize. The Cossack Art Award attracts thousands of visitors each year, its vibrant entries dress the walls of Cossack’s heritage listed Bond Store, Port and Telegraph Buildings, creating a captivating community and cultural canvas. The popular Cossack Family Day signals the start of the three-week public Exhibition period, public programme and Artist in Residence activities.

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FeNaClNG Festival

3rd - 4th August 2019

Each year thousands of people turn out over two days to celebrate life In the City of Karratha. The FeNaCING Festival’s unique name is Derived from the commodities on which our community was built Iron Ore-Fe,Salt-NaCI and Natural Gas – NG. The action-packed program Includes live entertainment, performances and demonstrations featuring Local talent: art and craft pavilion; food stalls; retail opportunities and a Sideshow alley. Don't miss the street parade Friday 2nd August.

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REAF 2018

6th - 7th September 2019

The Red Earth Arts Festival is one of the largest of its kind. The Festival runs around the end of September and attracts more than 10,000 guests. The exciting program includes events held in each of the five towns within the City of Karratha including Karratha, Dampier, Roebourne, Wickham and Point Samson.

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December - Christmas in the Pilbara

Join us for Christmas in the Pilbara, where the whole City of Karratha comes together to celebrate the festive season through a jam-packed calendar of family friendly events.

From movies to light shows to Christmas concerts, and more, there’s something for everyone! Check the City of Karratha Facebook page at or visit to stay up to date with all the latest events!

But this is only the beginning, check the local papers and guides - or go to - for the times and locations of many more events held throughout the year.