Frequently asked questions

Where & when is the event?


This year’s festival runs from 22nd-26th January with a temporary location change to Eyre Park for this year while works to enhance the Middleton Beach foreshore are underway.




What events are included in the 5-day program?


Twilight Markets on Eyre Park

  • Friday, 22 January 2021
  • Timings: 4pm - late

Midds Mutts Markets

  • Saturday, 23 January 2021
  • Timings: 9am – 1pm

Emergency Services Fun Day

  • Sunday, 24 January 2021
  • Timings: 9am - 1pm

Sunset Sets and Outdoor Movie

  • Monday, 25 January 2021
  • Timings: 5pm - late

Australia Day

  • Tuesday, 26 January 2021
  • Timings: 10am - 4pm




How can I get there?


People who aren’t living with a disability are asked to park at Middleton Beach (along Flinders Parade), or at the Albany Golf Club and walk less than 500m to the event.

The City of Albany encourages you to travel smart to this event, and consider walking or cycling to avoid parking hassles. Additional bike racks will be available.




Are there accessible facilities?


ACROD parking is available via Garden Street behind the Middleton Beach Bowling Club. You will be able to access all the event festivities by crossing the footbridge over the Eyre Park lake. Accessible toilets are available at the Public Toilets which is right next to the All Abilities playground.




How much does it cost?


All events are free entry. Please note some activities do have costs involved.




Can I bring my dog?


Yes, - in fact you are encouraged to bring your dog to the Midds Mutts Market!!

Dogs are to be kept on the lead and with you at all times.




Can I smoke at this event?


No, this is a smoke free event.




Is there EFTPOS?


There will be no ATM’s available, however some food vendors and market stallholders do have card facilities.




What do I do if I require first aid?


There will First Aid trained staff and first aid kits will be available at the City’s sea container.




What if I lose or find something?


See the Events Staff at the City’s sea container.




How do I make sure I am doing my part to ensure this is a COVID safe event?


Prior to attending:

  • Download the free COVIDSafe app prior to attending
  • Download the free SafeWA app - digital contact register system.
    Available: Apple App Store or the Google Play Store now.

At the event:

  • Scan the SafeWA QR code at the event site to check into the event. You are able to sign in guests on their behalf if they need help. This is a contactless register to assist us with contact tracing if required.
  • Take advantage of hand sanitizer stations
  • Keep a safe distance from other people

Stay home if you are feeling unwell.




Who are the sponsors for this event?


LiveLighter, Healthway, Lotterywest, National Australia Day Council, Road Safety Commission, Southern Ports, Development WA, Rio Tinto, and the Albany Advertiser.

For more information, head to our Event Sponsors page.




Who can I contact for more information?


City of Albany Events Team

6820 3000

events@albany.wa.gov.au