Markets on Rokeby
Markets on Rokeby is set to become Western Australia's premier street market, expected to attract thousands of visitors to Subiaco every weekend.
The market will be a hub for locally grown and developed products from all over the state offering food, fashion, entertainment, health and wellbeing products, gifts and more. The market will bring a unique, hand crafted, home grown feel to the heart of Subiaco, increasing the town centre’s appeal as a thriving retail, hospitality and entertainment destination.
Markets on Rokeby opening weekend Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 November from 9am to 4pm!
When: Every Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 4pm and occasional public holidays
Where: Rokeby Road between Hay Street and Barker Road, including a small section of Churchill Avenue
Road closure from 5.30am
Set up from 6am
Stallholder access from 7.30am
Markets open from 9am to 4pm
Security guards on site overnight
Markets open from 9am to 4pm
Stallholders pack down from 4pm
Road re-opens at 6.30pm*
*As soon as road is cleaned and declared safe
Plans and approvals
Markets on Rokeby is owned and operated by Venn Property Group, a local Subiaco business. The City of Subiaco has been working closely with Venn Property Group to facilitate market arrangements since Council supported the application in May 2015.
The city will issue an annual Street Market Permit to Venn Property Group to operate Markets on Rokeby. The approvals process included consultation with key stakeholders including WA Police, Public Transport Authority, Department of Fire and Emergency Services and St John Ambulance.
Markets on Rokeby has developed a Noise Management Plan and all efforts will be made to minimise noise. If you do experience disruption, please contact the Markets on Rokeby events team on 0488 482 631.
The market's Waste Management Plan will ensure sustainable practices including waste minimisation, the use of biodegradable products and recycling systems are followed.
Parking and access
What road closures will be in place?
There will be no vehicle access to Rokeby Road between Hay Street and Barker Road, including a small section of Churchill Avenue, between 5.30am Saturday and 6.30pm Sunday. Hay Street and Barker Road will remain open at all times.
Where can visitors park?
Visitors to the market are encouraged to use alternative transport options, including walking, cycling and public transport. Bike racks are available throughout the town centre. Subiaco is well serviced by train and bus routes. For more information, visit the Transperth website.
There are a range of free and paid parking options in Subiaco. Time restrictions do apply. Visit the parking section for more information about parking in Subiaco.
Visitors are reminded that repeat parking is an offence in the city. This is to ensure fair access for all visitors. If you wish to re-park in an area where time restrictions apply, you must first vacate the street or car station for at least one hour.
What happens if I park in a restricted area?
Make sure you carefully read the parking signs. The city monitors on street and car station parking in order to ensure it is as easy as possible for everybody to park in Subiaco and move around. Infringements are issued for non-compliance with parking regulations.
New restrictions on Rokeby Road between Hay Street and Barker Road came into effect on 7 November 2015. As Rokeby Road will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays, this area will become a tow away zone during this time. Towed behicles can be retrieved by contacting the city on 9237 9222.
Route 97 service change
Transperth has announced that the Route 97 bus (Subiaco Shuttle) will no longer run on weekends due to low usage and the new weekend road closures. There are no changes to the weekday schedule.
Subiaco is well serviced by train and other bus routes, and visitors to the market are encouraged to use alternative transport options including walking, cycling and public transport. Bike racks are available throughout the town centre.
For more information or to plan your journey, visit the Transperth website.
We hope Markets on Rokeby will become an essential part of your weekend. Check out Markets on Rokeby on social media for the latest updates and stallholder information:
There are opportunities for new stallholders as well as volunteer and casual employment opportunities. For more information, contact Venn Property Group.