Mid Week Eats 2022 - Backyard BBQ
Sad about farewelling the holiday season and heading back to the drudgery of work? Give yourself a mid-week treat by taking a culinary trip around the world at City of Canning's Mid Week Eats. 🙌️🎉
An iconic food truck series celebrating exotic foods, cultural performances and music to transport you across the globe. 🌎
Enjoy the balmy summer nights by bringing along something to sit on, a bottle or two of your favourite drop and partaking in the festivities and tasting delectable food under the trees. 🌳
Children can jump, swirl and shake it out in the Kids Village with the beautiful Eco Faeries and their 'Energiser Zone' 🍄🌈💫🦋
Think hula hoops, ribbons, juggling balls and bubbles!
✔️Entry is free
✔️Dogs are welcome (on a lead at all times)
✔️Over 15 food vendors
✔️BYO picnics, chairs and beverages
✔️Free parking at Riverton Leisureplex
Chips on a Stick WA
Curb Your Hunger
Tomato and Basil Pizzeria
T Sister's Fresh Foods
Tim's Ice Creams
Miam Miam a Bite of France
6.00PM - 6.30PM + 7.00PM - 7.30PM - Champagne Duo
7.30PM - 7.50PM + 8.05PM - 8.25PM - Jetpack
Champagne Duo are an award winning duo who provide world class live music. Ez and Reilly have performed at hundreds of weddings in Perth, blending their voices in beautiful song.
Jetpack are are an incredibly tight, energetic and professional live act who are always in high demand. The band was formed when the groups members poached each other from some of Australia’s premier live touring acts. Combined, the members of Jetpack have played literally thousands of live shows, all over the world.
❗ Please ensure you have downloaded the Safe WA and Service WA app prior to attending and scan the QR codes within the venue. Proof of vaccination will be required for this event. ❗
Please bring your reusable water bottle to fill up at our water station (and coffee cup for a hot drink!)
Consider car pooling, walking or riding your bike. 🚲🚶
We would like to acknowledge the Whadjuk people of the Noongar Nation as the traditional custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.
What do I bring?
Bring your own picnic and beverages, or purchase something from one of the many tasty food trucks
Seating - including camp chairs and picnic blankets
Mosquito spray and a jumper for when the breeze comes in!
Keep cup for coffees and resuable water bottles
What is provided?
Limited picnic tables, beanbags and other furniture
Toilets (including accessible)
Live music and entertainment
12 + food trucks per week
How do I get to Riverton Reserve?
Mid Week Eats is located at Riverton Reserve next to the Riverton Leisureplex at 67 Riley Road.
Free parking is available at the Leisureplex facility. Additional parking is also available at Stockland Riverton, which is a 6 minute walk (500m) away.
See below for map:
Is the event accessible?
ACROD parking and accessible toilets are available as well as additional facilities inside the Leisureplex (please note this building closes at 8:30pm)
We all love our fur babies and dogs are certainly permitted at Mid Week Eats, however please ensure they remain on a leash at all times. Given the number of small children and other dogs, we recommend only social/well behaved pups.
Should you have any specific dietary requirements, we recommend you check out the Facebook page or this page where each food truck will be listed. You can jump onto their pages and peruse their menu.
We will do our best to ensure we cater for vegan, vegetarian, dairy free and gluten free options.
It is the customer's responsibility to ensure they check that their food choices suit their diet.
St John Ambulance will be onsite if you require medical attention.
Lost property will be collected and stored with the City Events Team. Any lost property not collected will be available at the City of Canning Civic Centre and you can ring us on Friday to see if we have your lost items.
In the event of bad weather, please check the City of Canning Facebook page where we will update you with any changes or cancellations. You can also subscribe to any updates by selecting 'Going' or 'Interested' on the Facebook event.
There will be no ATMs on site but all of our vendors have EFTPOS facilities if you are looking to purchase food and drink.
Everything onsite is FREE besides the food trucks of course! If you would like to purchase from the food trucks, they accept cash or EFTPOS.
Photography and Videography
We will have event photographers and videographers documenting the event. If you do not want your photo taken, please let the camera person know.
The City is committed to ensuring the best possible safety for event patrons, staff and suppliers at our events in relation to COVID-19. We will be implementing:
✖️ Hand Sanitizer stations
✖️ Professional cleaning and disinfection regimes for event venue with professional cleaners
✖️ Managing physical distancing between patrons during the event with COVID Safety Marshals
✖️ Display signage throughout to remind individuals to maintain good hand hygiene and respiratory etiquette
✖️ Hands-free basins with liquid soap in toilet facilities
✖️ Reminders for volunteers and staff not to attend if they are unwell, have been in contact with a positive COVID-19 patient, are awaiting COVID-19 test results or have been instructed to self-isolate
✖️ A register of contact details for all staff, contractors and volunteers to facilitate contact tracing if required
We ask event attendees to remember to:
❗ Practise physical distancing (keep at least 2 metres or two arms lengths from each other)
❗ Practise good personal hygiene (wash hands often with soap and water, or hand sanitiser and cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or use your elbow)
❗ Stay home if unwell and if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms get tested for COVID-19
❗ Follow the appropriate mask wearing guidelines at the time of the event.
❗ Provide proof of vaccination at entry.
Any further questions or concerns?
Contact the City Events Team on 1300 422 664 or firstname.lastname@example.org