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When is this event taking place?
March 1 – 10, 2019

What are the opening hours for this event?
Monday – Thursday | From 5.00pm
Friday | 5.00pm – 10.30pm
Saturday – Sunday | 4.00pm – 10.30pm

Where can I find the Night Noodle Markets menus?
All of our delicious stallholder menus can be found here.

Are there vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options available at the event?
There sure are! Check out our stall holder menus here. Dietaries are noted under each menu item. If you’re still unsure, you can ask any of our friendly stallholders at the Markets if they have vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free options available.
Vegans and vegetarian can also read up on our favourite meat-free menu items here.

Can I pay with cash at the event?
The Night Noodle Markets are a cash-free event. Make sure you bring your cards along with you for all purchases.

Is this a dog friendly event?
The Night Noodle Markets are dog-friendly. We do ask, however, that if you bring your four-legged friends along to the event, you ensure they are kept on a leash. Please also be mindful that there are large crowds at the event, which pets may find stressful. Please ensure you look after your pooch and if crowds aren’t their thing, maybe leave them at home with a doggy treat.

Can I walk or ride to the event?
If you feel like taking in the sights around you, the Night Noodle Markets can be reached on foot or by bike. Bike racks are available at various locations around Reconciliation Place.

Is there a shuttle bus to the event?
Two free shuttle buses will operate 1-2 & 8-9 March to help visitors move between the city, Russell carparks and events on around the Parliamentary Triangle.

The first shuttle bus will operate on loop 5pm – 6pm. Hop on and off at the following stops:
Platform 2, East Row
Platform 10, Northbourne Avenue
120 Commonwealth Avenue
1 Langton Crescent
Commonwealth Park, Commonwealth Avenue
London Circuit

The second shuttle bus will operate on loop 6pm-11:30pm. Hop on and off at the following stops:
Russell Offices
Constitution Avenue
Walpole Crescent
Kings Avenue

Are there public buses to the event?
ACTION buses will offer the following services from March 1 – 11.

Parliamentary Zone
Bus stops on King Edwards Terrace, King George Terrace and Parkes Place East will not be serviced during road closure times.
Friday – Routes 2, 3 & 6 Servicing Langton Crescent & Queen Victoria Terrace (diversion applicable after 6.00 pm)
Friday – Route 300 Servicing Commonwealth Avenue
Friday – Routes 4, 5 & 80 Servicing Kings Avenue
Saturday – Routes 934 & 935 Servicing Langton Crescent & Queen Victoria Terrace (diversion applicable after 6.00 pm)
Saturday – Routes 900 & 932 Servicing Commonwealth Avenue
Saturday – Route 938 Servicing Kings Avenue

National Museum of Australian
Friday – Route 3 Lennox Crossing
Saturday – Route 934 Servicing Lennox Crossing

Australian National Botanic Gardens
Saturday – Route 981 Servicing Botanic Gardens Turnaround
For timetable and route information please visit transport.act.gov.au or call 13 17 10.

Where can I park?
After 5pm there are various free public car parks throughout the Parliamentary Triangle, but be prepared for a walk to Reconciliation Place.  On weekdays and weekends the public car parks within the Parliamentary Zone will operate under normal conditions.
Due to traffic congestion during the event it is recommended that patrons avoid parking in the National Library of Australia.
Please note the large car park at Questacon will not be accessible from 5pm onwards.
It is an offence under the National Land (Road Transport) Ordinance 2014 to park a vehicle on open space. Open space is any area that is not designed for the movement or parking of motor vehicles, such as grassed areas, footpaths and landscaped areas.
The National Capital Authority will be enforcing parking regulations for the duration of this event, and attendees should ensure they park legally to avoid the risk of an infringement being issued to their vehicle.

Is there accessible parking?
Free accessible parking is available at most public car parks. Parking is limited and vehicles must display an authorised Accessible parking permit.

Are there road closures?
The following road closures will be implemented between the hours of 6:30pm and Midnight From 1-11 March:
King George Terrace – between Parkes Place East and Parkes Place West
King Edward Terrace – between Parkes Place East and Parkes Place West
Parliament Square at Queen Victoria Terrace at the rear of the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House to restrict unauthorised vehicle access
The following road closure will be implemented between the hours of 5:00pm and midnight from 1-11 March
Parks Place West (after the entry/exit at the National Library car park.
National Library of Australia internal loop road
Queen Elizabeth Terrace
Mall Road West (Questacon Bus Loop).
The following road closure will be implemented in the event that the National Library car park fills to capacity:
Parks Place West at King Edward Terrace
Qualified and experienced traffic management personnel will be positioned at each of the respective intersections to assist with direction, traffic and parking management.

Is there a taxi pick-up / drop-off zone?
Existing taxi ranks on Parkes Place East and the National Gallery of Australia will operate as normal.

I’d like to have a stall at a Night Noodle Markets event. Who do I contact about this?
Get in touch via our online enquiry form that can be found here.