The Best Markets On The Northern Beaches

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Every week come rain, hail or shine, the Northern Beaches puts on a feast for the eyes and tastebuds with their market days. Whether you rely on a weekly farmers’ market to stock up on fresh fruit and veg for the week, or love to peruse handmade crafts and locally made homewares, the markets of the Northern Beaches are guaranteed to supply the goods.

The Beaches Market

One of the most famous markets on the Northern Beaches, the Beaches Market has been welcoming local Beaches artisans as well as traders from Country NSW since 2011 who sell their handmade wares, fresh fruit and veg, organic honey, fine jewellery, artisan breads and more every single Friday.

Location: Pittwater Rugby Park, Warriewood
Times: Every Friday from 8 am to 1 pm
For more information on The Beaches Market, visit the website.

Mona Vale Market (Formerly Frenchs Forest Markets)

Stock up on a fresh haul of organic produce and other bits and bobs at the Mona Vale Organic Markets. Formerly known as the Frenchs Forest Organic Markets, Mona Vale Markets is relatively new on the scene after moving from French Forest, but you can still expect the same fresh and delicious goods! From fresh seasonal produce to gourmet indulgences, farm-fresh meats and organic trinkets, Mona Vale Markets are a great place to wander through on a lazy Sunday morning.

Location: Pittwater RSL, 82 Mona Vale Road, Mona Vale 
Times: Every Sunday from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm
To find out more about Mona Vale Markets, visit the website.

Avalon Market Day

The Beaches favourite annual market, the Avalon Market Day is definitely a day out with the family to mark on your calendar. Attracting over 50,000 visitors, Avalon Market Day takes over the whole of Avalon Parade with hundreds of local and visiting traders selling everything from clothes to succulents, organic bath salts, fine jewellery, gourmet foods and more. Plus the live entertainment, music and Famous Dog Show make for a real fun day out.

Location: Avalon Parade, Avalon Beach
Times: Sunday 18 November from 9 am to 4 pm
To check out what’s on at Avalon Market Day, visit the website.

Palm Beach Markets

With the rugged Barrenjoey Headland and the historic Lighthouse as the backdrop, the Palm Beach Markets is one of the most picturesque markets on the Northern Beaches. Held on the 4th Sunday of every month, the Palm Beach Markets are the perfect day out to mingle with local artisans, shop for delicious foods and even fit in a walk or swim at the beach for good measure.

Location: Governor Philip Park, Palm Beach
Times: The 4th Sunday of every month from 9 am to 3 pm
To make the most of your visit, check out the Palm Beach Markets website.

Berry Reserve Market

Another waterfront market on the Beaches, the Berry Reserve Market is held on the banks of the stunning Narrabeen Lagoon and offers a fantastic range of arts and crafts, plants and flowers, fresh foods, and even some good quality bric-a-brac. Bring the kids along on the 3rd Sunday of the month, grab a coffee and wander the morning away along the waterfront.

Location: Berry Reserve, 1417 Pittwater Road, Narrabeen
Times: The 3rd Sunday of every month from 9 am to 4 pm
To check out what’s on at the Berry Reserve Market, visit the website.

The Newport Beach Festival

The Northern Beaches longest-running market day, the Newport Beach Festival happens every year towards the end of November and close to Christmas – perfect for unique Christmas gifts! Taking over the whole of Newport shopping strip and the beach promenade, the Newport Beach Festival welcomes hundreds of stalls, gourmet foods, live entertainment, mechanical rides, and even an appearance from Santa Claus.

Location: Newport Beach
Times: Sunday 24 November from 9 am to 5 pm
To check out what’s on at the Newport Beach Festival, visit the website.

Manly Markets

Last but not least, Manly Markets. Held every Saturday and Sunday in the heart of bustling Manly, Manly Markets are an institution on the Northern Beaches and definitely worth crossing the Bridge to check out. Fresh food purveyors, emerging designers, artistis and more are at Manly Markets every weekend just waiting to reveal their latest design or fresh produce haul. 

Location: Manly Corso
Times: Every Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm

To see what's on at Manly Markets, visit the website.

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