The Best Markets on the Northern Beaches
- Mums & Bubs
Every week come rain, hail or shine, the Northern Beaches puts on a feast for the eyes and tastebuds with their Northern Beaches Markets.
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 Northern Beaches markets are guaranteed to supply the goods. Here are the best ones to visit to brighten up your week.
The Best Markets on the Northern Beaches
1. 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
2. Mona Vale Markets (Formerly Frenchs Forest 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 1 pm
3. St Ives Showground Market
St Ives Showground Market is not technically on the Beaches but definitely deserves a spot on our list of the best markets on the Northern Beaches!
A great Saturday market to start your weekend off right, the St Ives Showground Market has all the usual suspects, including Certified Organic Foods, freshly baked bread and patisseries, French delicacies, scrumptious doughnuts and maybe even a roaming performer or two.
Location: St Ives Showground, Mona Vale Road, St Ives
Hours: Every Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm
4. 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
5. 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
6. Seaforth Markets
If you're out and about in Seaforth on a Sunday, pop into the Seaforth Markets for some fresher-than-fresh goodies.
The Seaforth Markets are run by Balgowlah RSL and welcome hundreds of market-goers all vying for Certified Organic foods, yummy baked goods,
Location: Balgowlah RSL car park, 30/38 Ethel St, Seaforth
Times: Sundays from 8 am to 12.30 pm
7. 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, artisans 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
8. Dee Why Lighthouse Market
A newcomer to the best markets on the Northern Beaches scene, the Dee Why Lighthouse Market is on the first Sunday of every month and offers up a treasure trove of custom-designed goodies.
The makers' market is held at Meriton Square and is the perfect spot for those who love checking out emerging designers and shopping for handmade treasures. Make sure you save some time to stop off for coffee at the nearby cafes!
Location: 888 Pittwater Rd, Dee Why
Times: First Sunday of the month from 9 am to 2 pm
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