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Entertainment and food highlight return of ‘MonYAY’ markets
The popular Inglewood Monday Night Markets are back for a new season from Monday, September 27 to March 28, 2022.
Inglewood Monday Night Markets, bringing the community together.
More than 40 eco-friendly food trucks offering a great range of international cuisine and desserts with more to join as the season progresses will participate in the award-winning markets.
It includes vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free and gluten-free meal options for the whole family on both sides of Beaufort Street between Eighth Avenue and Tenth Avenue.
The 2021/22 season will also be expanded to include a range of environmentally friendly artisan stallholders.
A vast array of street foods with flavours from around the world will be on offer.
Licenced bar and dining area, the 'Red Fox Den', sponsored by Beaufort Street-based, boutique real estate agency, Red Fox Property Group, will be in the car park to the left of the Inglewood Library.
Also on the east side of Ninth Avenue will be a DJ every week alternating between Loco Ren and DJ Pilgram.
Ample seating and vendor spaces will be available on Ninth Avenue which has been closed off on both sides of Beaufort Street, The Red Fox Den, Inglewood Town Square, as well as the Inglenooks landscaped public open spaces.
Buskers will keep the crowds entertained.
More than 2000 people regularly attend the markets to grab a bite to eat with the family, walk the dog and enjoy the community buzz.
This is the seventh season of the iconic markets which will run from 6pm to 9pm each Monday through to March 28 next year, with a break for Christmas on December 27.
Take the dogs for a walk and grab a bite to eat.
Inglewood on Beaufort Chair, Damien Giudici, says the markets this year will have an even bigger focus on entertainment, ranging from children's entertainers and Indigenous activities, to dog shows and music.
Popular parish priest, Father Steve, will hold monthly bingo sessions at the Inglewood Town Square in front of the library.
A three-week season of popular Fringe World acts will also run in January.
Damien says they really want to bring the local community together, provide them with an opportunity to get out and walk the dog, grab a bite to eat and be entertained on Mondays.
Food options include vegan, vegetarian, dairy free and gluten free.
The focus of the markets though will continue to be on food flavours from around the world with vendors ranging from old favourites like Indian street food Tikka Tango, Thai food from Kasama's Thai Kitchen, low and slow Asian inspired American style The Dirty Swine, fresh juices from Crush Juice Van and Italian ice-cream and cannoli from Antica Gelateria Italiano along with newcomers like crispy fried food truck Waffle Chicken, Churras South American barbecue, and Dutch award-winning ice cream Sub Zero.
Vendors are encouraged to have at least one meal on their menu for $10 or less.
The Woof Meow Tweet Squeak treat truck returns for homemade gourmet, healthy pet treats.
Plenty of delicious desserts are available.
Buskers dotted around the markets will keep the vibrant mood going with entertainment each week.
The markets are zero waste with all vendors using 100 per cent sustainable and compostable packaging.
The City of Stirling is a proud supporter of the Inglewood on Beaufort Monday night markets.