Matariki at the Market

Published : April 20, 2018

​Sunday 17 June 2018

Dandenong Market is celebrating Māori new year Matariki with an event on Sunday 17 June featuring performances, activities and New Zealand street food.

Matariki is the Māori name for the Pleiades cluster of stars which rise in early June, heralding the start of a new year. Matariki is a time to connect with, and give thanks to the land, sea and sky. It is also a time for the community to come together and celebrate.

Entertainment and activities include kapa haka performances, live music and other cultural activities.

Performances to be confirmed.


Event information

What: Matariki at the Market
Day: Sunday 17 June 2018
Time: 10am – 3pm
Where: Market Square, Dandenong Market, Corner Clow and Cleeland Streets, Dandenong
Cost: Free.
Parking: Parking is free for the event.
Getting here: Dandenong Market is located in the south east of Melbourne and can be accessed via the Monash Freeway (Stud Road exit) or Eastlink (Dandenong exit). Dandenong Market is also a 15 minute walk from the Dandenong train station.