The Best Markets in Sydney
All year round, every weekend – be it a Saturday or Sunday – and even on some weekdays, Sydney is abuzz with its vibrant markets. Strolling through the weekend markets in Sydney is always a great way to spend the morning as you encounter interesting sights, smells and tastes – a delightful sensory experience.
Even if you’re not there to shop, Sydney markets are a great place to find a place to toss a picnic blanket and soak up the sunshine with homemade lemonade and a delicious Gözleme while enjoying the atmosphere.
13 of the Best Markets in Sydney
1. Orange Grove Market
Orange Grove Market is one of our favourite markets in Sydney with a friendly community, a great little playground and amazing produce. The breakfast rolls and coffee are to die for! There is lots of grass to lay a picnic blanket on or to just let the kids run wild, plus a bouncy castle to burn off some energy. This weekly gourmet food and produce market, specialises in Certified Organic and delicious gourmet produce, as well as crafts, plants and flowers, and eco and fair trade products, plus an array of unique artisan goods.
Where: Orange Grove Primary School, 2 - 8 Perry St, Leichhardt
When: Saturdays | 9am - 1pm
2. Marrickville Organic Food & Farmers Market
Marrickville Organic Food & Farmers Market is your quintessential family-friendly Sydney market with a bohemian vibe. There’s just something about its funky, open-air location on the grounds of Addison Road Community Centre that makes it such a lively local gem. The eclectic, inner-west institution operates rain, hail or shine and showcases a diverse range of stalls to satisfy your every whim including gourmet food, organic groceries, vintage clothes, books, crystals and so much more. It's the perfect spot to grab breakfast and a coffee while the kids enjoy the jumping castle!
Where: Addison Road Centre, 142 Addison Road, Marrickville NSW
When: Sundays | 9am - 3pm
3. Carriageworks Farmers Market
Housed in a cool, vintage railway yard, the weekly Carriageworks Farmers Market is back at Eveleigh providing the freshest seasonal produce from over 70 of NSW's best growers and producers. Talk to farmers firsthand and find organic and biodynamic products, artisan bread, boutique wines, single-origin coffee, herbal teas, meat, eggs, honey and flowers. The award-winning authentic farmer’s market in Sydney has proven to be a huge hit among families for its refreshing, easy-going vibe. It's undercover with wide, open spaces to move around and explore the fabulous fare, even on a rainy Saturday! The market has a fantastic urban atmosphere to just hang out and have coffee and a pastry!
Where: Carriageworks, 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh NSW
When: Saturdays | 8am - 1pm
4. EQ Village Market
Cambridge Market EQ is a bi-weekly event at the Entertainment Quarter in Moore Park showcasing produce and artisan goods from 40 stallholders. Every Wednesday and Saturday there is a selection of gourmet and seasonal products straight from farms, fresh flowers, crafts, clothing, French linen and delicious food to enjoy in the outdoor arena! The market is undercover and there is always plenty of entertainment for children in the precinct. After chowing down on a crepe and a coffee, you can visit the nearby playgrounds or paint some pottery with the kids at one of the stores surrounding the market.
Where: The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park
When: Wednesdays & Saturdays | 8am - 2pm
5. Ramsgate Foodies and Farmers Market
Ramsgate Foodies and Farmers Market is a favourite among ellaslist readers. Market day is always abuzz with live entertainment, delicious food and a lineup of kid's activities including pony rides, jumping castles, and a large playground. The vibrant market in Sydney boasts the best organic local produce straight from the farmers, as well as a range of skilled artisans and talented crafters showcasing amazing food. The award-winning farmer’s market is a great place for families to kick back on a Saturday morning with close proximity to the beach.
Where: Ramsgate Public School, Chuter Avenue, Ramsgate Beach NSW
When: Saturdays | 8am - 2pm
6. Bondi Market
Located on the grounds of a public school right opposite Bondi Beach, the cool and creative Bondi Market is the place where local families meet for a casual Sunday out. Stock up on supplies from local designers and artisans, including clothing, jewellery, homewares and art. Out the back, there is a delicious selection of multicultural cuisine and a nice seating area, plus plenty of room for kids with a climbing structure and a playground for scootering. It also boasts a huge grass area where you can relax on a blanket and listen to buskets while soaking up the seaside vibes.
Where: Bondi Beach Public School, Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach
When: Sundays | 10am - 4pm
7. Northside Produce Market
Creating a dedicated community event in a relaxed park setting, Northside Produce Market is one of Sydney’s favourite weekend markets. Operating in North Sydney since 1999, an array of producers and growers deliver the freshest produce, rain, hail or shine, coming from across NSW. Find seasonal fruit and vegetables, fresh country milk and butter, artisan bread, olive oil, fresh pasta, free-range, pasture-fed eggs and meats and so much more. Delight in the herbs and flowers, handcrafted small goods, plus fine pastries, sweets and chocolates and wines. You can also indulge in a delicious breakfast, brunch and lunch and quality coffee.
Where: Ted Mack Civic Park, 200 Miller Street, North Sydney
When: 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month | 8am - 12pm
8. Glebe Market
Glebe Market is a hive of activity every Saturday morning. One of Sydney's most long-standing weekend markets, it is renowned for its great atmosphere and hidden treasures! With a diverse array of artisan creations, second-hand goods and decadent foods stalls, the vibrant inner-west market has a festival vibe with an ever-changing variety of live music, exotic foods, new, vintage and pre-loved clothing, jewellery, handmade crafts and more. Browse a myriad of stalls through the school ground, then grab the famous Tandoori chick wrap and a cane juice and relax on the lawn to the sweet sounds of local musicians.
Where: Glebe Public School, Corner of Derby Place and Glebe Point Rd, Glebe
When: Saturdays | 10am - 4pm
9. Kirribilli Market
The Kirribilli Market is one of Sydney’s oldest and most-loved weekend markets, boasting a prized location neighbouring the epic Sydney Harbour Bridge. Over 220 stalls offer an extensive range of innovative products including new and recycled fashion and accessories, vintage clothing, arts, homewares, gifts, plants, gourmet food and a whole lot more! There is plenty of lush lawn to soak up the live music and indulge in some delicious international food while taking in a birds-eye of our most iconic landmark.
Where: Burton Street, Kirribilli
When: 2nd Sunday & 4th Saturday of each month | 8:30am - 3pm
10. The Rocks Markets
A stone's throw from the CBD, The Rocks Markets transforms the cobblestone laneways of Sydney's historic harbourside precinct into a lively display of talented chefs and artisans. An abundance of stallholders offers up a carefully curated collection of innovative fashion, homewares, artworks and gifts, while an aromatic smorgasbord of gourmet street food will satisfy your every craving. Soak up Sydney culture with live entertainment and shop up a storm while supporting small local makers and creatives.
There is also a night market every Friday from 5pm to 10pm at Jack Mundey Place and Playfair St.
Where: George St and Playfair St, The Rocks
When: Saturdays and Sundays | 10am-10pm and 10am-5pm
11. Flour Mill Market Summer Hill
The Flour Mill Market Summer Hill has taken residency on the grounds of a beautifully restored, 100-year-old former flour mill. With a focus on environmentalism and sustainability, it showcases farmers and producers, as well as local makers and creators. Discover over 30 vendors including favourites like Brickfields Bakery, Hartley Harvest, Grate Cheese Co, Hugo’s Coffee Cartel and Pastries de Paris alongside homewares, pottery, kombucha, jam, candles and flowers. Take the family, grab some breakfast or lunch and soak up the sunshine in the forecourt. There is also a great kid's playground!
Where: 18 Flour Mill Way, Summer Hill
When: 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month | 9am - 1pm
12. Aussie Night Market Brighton-Le-Sands
If the last thing you want to do on a Sunday night is cook, take a trip to the fabulous Aussie Night Market in Brighton-Le-Sands. The monthly event is a multi-sensory extravaganza of exotic flavours from across the globe. The vibrant marketplace is a must for foodies with its eclectic mix of gourmet food trucks. You can also shop into the night at a range of stalls that offer health and beauty products and services, clothing and toys. Plus, there is a kids carnival with amusement rides and games, so it's a perfect night out for the whole family.
They also have a monthly market in Castle Hill and Penrith.
Where: Kyeemagh Beach Car Park, General Holmes Drive, Brighton-Le-Sands
When: First Sunday of each month | 4pm - 8pm
13. Blak Market on Bare Island
Perched on a beautiful waterfront location, the popular Blak Market celebrates the rich Indigenous history of the area with a festival atmosphere that offers an authentic Aboriginal experience in Sydney. The social enterprise supports the traditional inter-generational passing down of knowledge by elders to young people in Aboriginal communities while showcasing First Nations Businesses with a diverse range of products including arts, craft, education, beauty & skincare, clothing, jewellery and bush foods. The market opens with a Welcome to Country and smoking ceremony, plus there are art workshops and cultural performances throughout the day. Entry is $2.50.
Where: Bare Island, Kamay-Botany Bay National Park, La Perouse, Bidjigal Country
When: The next market is Sunday 11th April 2022 | 10am - 3pm | Check the Blak Market website for future dates.
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