The Best Markets in Sydney
All year round, every weekend – be it a Saturday or a Sunday – and even on some weekdays, our city is abuzz with the best markets in Sydney. Strolling through bustling 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's markets are a great place to lay down a picnic blanket and soak up the sunshine with homemade lemonade and a delicious gozleme while enjoying the atmosphere. Enjoy!
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 just to 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 from 8 am to 1 pm
2. Marrickville Organic Food & Farmers Market
Marrickville Organic Food & Farmers Market is your quintessential family-friendly market in Sydney 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
When: Sundays from 9 am to 3 pm
3. Paddington Markets
You can't talk about the best markets in Sydney and not mention the iconic Paddington Markets!
Paddington Markets has been running since 1973 and is a fabulous not-for-profit market that slings some of the best homemade treasures from Sydney artisans.
Run by Paddington Uniting Church, the markets come alive every Saturday, where you can bag yourself a bargain, rummage through handmade goods, grab some fresh produce, or see the next big fashion designer emerging from the woodwork.
Where: 395 Oxford Street, Paddington
When: Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm
4. 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 from 8 am - 1 pm
5. 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!
One of the best markets in Sydney 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.
Cambridge Markets also runs Ryde Wharf Market on the second Sunday of the month and Wentworth Point Market on the third Sunday of every month.
Where: The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park
When: Wednesdays & Saturdays from 8 am to 2 pm
6. The Foodies and Farmers Market
The Foodies and Farmers Market offers some of the best markets in Sydney, well, three markets to be exact!
Market day is always abuzz with live entertainment, delicious foods, and a lineup of kid's activities including pony rides, jumping castles, and a large playground.
The vibrant market 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 markets are held at three locations in Sydney throughout the week.
Peakhurst Market runs on the last Friday of the month, 4 pm - 9 pm at 825 Forest Rd, Peakhurst.
Menai Markets are on 13 October and 10 November 2023 at 158/168 Menai Rd, Menai.
The Bayside Carss Park Markets are on 1 September and 17 November 2023 at Carwar Ave, Carss Bush Park.
7. Bondi Markets
Located on the grounds of the public school right opposite Bondi Beach, the cool and creative Bondi Markets is the place where local families meet for a casual day out.
Saturday is the day for stocking up the pantry and feasting at a gourmet breakfast at the dedicated farmer's market. On Sundays, shop from local designers and artisans, including clothing, jewellery, homewares, and art. Out the back, there is a delicious selection of cuisines on offer and a nice seating area.
There is 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 from 10 am to 4 pm
8. Northside Produce Market
Creating a dedicated community event in a relaxed park setting, Northside Produce Market is one of the best weekend markets in Sydney.
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, 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, lunch and quality coffee.
Where: Ted Mack Civic Park, 200 Miller Street, North Sydney
When: 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month from 8 am to 12 pm
9. Glebe Markets
Glebe Markets 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 food 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 throughout the school grounds, then grab the famous Tandoori chick wrap and a cane juice and relax on the lawn to the sweet sounds of local musicians.
We had a scare there for a minute when we thought it might be closing down, but the iconic Sydney Market has been saved for another year and is continuing to run as normal.
Where: Glebe Public School, Corner of Derby Place and Glebe Point Rd, Glebe
When: Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm
10. Kirribilli Markets
Kirribilli Markets are one of the best markets in Sydney, 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: 16-18 Fitzroy St, Kirribilli
When: 1st and 2nd Sunday & 4th Saturday of each month from 8.30 am to 3 pm
11. St Ives Showground Market
A newcomer to the best markets in Sydney scene, the St Ives Showground Market is a must-do for families on the weekends.
Housed within the sprawling and lush St Ives Showground, the Saturday market is the perfect stop-off after a play at St Ives Playground to grab coffees, homemade treasures, fresh produce, yummy treats, farm-fresh meats, and plenty more while enjoying the roving entertainment, which changes week-to-week.
Where: St Ives Showground, 450 Mona Vale Road, St Ives
When: Every Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm
12. The Rocks Markets
Another one of the best markets in Sydney just a stone's throw away 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 5 pm to 10 pm at Jack Mundey Place and Playfair St.
Where: George St and Playfair St, The Rocks
When: Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm
13. 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 from 9 am to 1 pm
14. 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 Markets in Brighton-Le-Sands.
The monthly market in Sydney 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 the month from 4 pm - 8 pm
15. Blak Market on Bare Island and The Rocks
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, crafts, 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 on Bare Island is $2.50 and at The Rocks is FREE.
Where: Bare Island, Kamay-Botany Bay National Park, La Perouse, Bidjigal Country and Tallawoladah Lawn in The Rocks (Gadigal Country)
When: Check the Blak Market website for future dates.
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