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Have You Discovered All the Wonderful Local Markets?

April 27, 2022

If you love getting out and supporting artisans and makers, there are so many great local markets in our area for you to explore! From organic produce to fashion, French food and design, art, craft and more… there’s something for everyone…

Mosman Organic Market

This local market has a wonderful atmosphere. Organic Food Markets create open air Market places that supply Certified Organic food, artisan gourmet produce and conventional fresh fruit & veg, freshly baked bread and patisserie, seasonal produce from the farmer, salami, local and French cheese, smoked salmon and other delicacies, Aussie truffles… in fact all the goodies you love to eat are at the markets, every week, rain or shine.

At these friendly community markets you will find everything to fulfil your weekly shopping needs and an exciting choice of fashion, home wares, plants and of course, eco-friendly, sustainable fare trade and healthy products. There are also pony rides and fun for the kids.

Dates: Every Wednesday

Time: 8am to 2pm

Location: Corner Suakin Drive and Dominion Crescent Georges Heights, Mosman

Contacthttps://www.facebook.com/MosmanFarmersMarket

Kirribilli Market General

One of Sydney’s oldest and most popular markets, it’s been drawing crowds for over 45 years now. Located in a tunnel under a bridge and an old bowling green, it’s also one of the most unique locations for a market too. Bargain hunters love rummaging through the recycled fashion and accessories, but you’ll also find unique gifts, seasonal flowers, jewellery, artwork, gourmet food and lots more. Funds raised by the Kirribilli Markets go towards supporting the community’s famed Kirribilli Centre.

Dates: Fourth Saturday of every month

Time: 8.30 am to 3.00 pm

Location: Burton Street Tunnel and Bradfield Park Bowling Green

Contact: https://kirribillimarkets.com/

Le Marche Market Willoughby

Fast becoming one of everyone’s favourite local markets! A fortnightly vibrant Fresh produce, French gourmet food, and artisan market in the lower North shore. The best of Australia and France reunited in one market. Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month. 8:30 am to 1:30 pm in Laurelbank cottage-Willoughby

Dates: Every second and fourth Sunday of the month

Time: 8 am to 1pm

Location: Laurelbank, 85 Penshurst St Willoughby

Contact: https://www.facebook.com/Le-March%C3%A9-Willoughby-105184241289439

Kirribilli Market Art, Fashion and Design

The other Kirribilli market by the bridge, this one focuses on the area’s thriving art, fashion and design scene. These markets are a goldmine for vintage clothing, bespoke designs, antiques, photography and what we’d call tasteful Sydney souvenirs! After you’ve browsed, fill up your bellies at Eat Street on Burton Street; and Gourmet Corner on the gravel area of the market. There is also live entertainment all day long in Burton Street.

Dates:  Second Sunday of the month

Time:  from 8:30am to 3pm

Location: Burton Street Tunnel and Bradfield Park Bowling Green

Contact: https://kirribillimarkets.com/

That Great Market Lindfield

Does it live up to its name? Find out why it’s so great on the third Sunday of every month. The all-weather market is home to local designers, producers and makers, and encourages shoppers to be more sustainable and environmental. Marvel at the local beekeepers, woodturners, knife sharpeners, and weavers and make sure you try one of the famous Croque Monsieurs from the French Counter.

Dates: Third Sunday of every month

Time:  9am-2pm

Location: 9 Wellington Road, East Lindfield

Contact: https://www.thatgreatmarket.com.au/

Chatswood Mall Market

Sydney’s most prolific market, held twice a week, every week. You’ll find authentic Japanese, Malaysian, Taiwanese, Filipino, Spanish, Greek, and Italian street food, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Oh and if you’ve got enough room for dessert there’s the famous Portuguese tarts and Sydney’s newest food craze – jiggle pudding! There’s also a whole host more to explore including fresh produce, artwork, fashion, and you can’t go past a free chocolate tasting at Charley’s Chocolate.

Dates: Every Thursday and Friday

Time: 9am-9pm

Location: Chatswood Mall.

Contacthttps://www.facebook.com/ChatswoodMallMarket/

Lane Cove Maker’s Market

Peruse incredible products made by the artists and designers themselves. Discover beautiful ceramics, jewellery, candles, soaps, plants, hand-woven scarves, craft items, soft furnishings and more. Plus gourmet food, raw honey and great coffee from the local cafes. Come along and support local small businesses in the area.

Dates: Third Sunday of the month

Time: 9am – 3pm

Location: Lane Cove Market Square

Contacthttps://www.facebook.com/lanecovemakermarket/

Northside Produce Market

One of the best local markets in Sydney! Northside Produce Market is on every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month right here in North Sydney. It’s a true local gem with fresh farm produce, gourmet delights, food and coffee and family entertainment. Pop it in the calendar and support this wonderful market on our doorstep. It always promises a delicious Saturday morning out!

Dates:  1st and 3rd Saturday of every month

Time:  8.am to 12pm

Location:Civic Park, 220 Miller Street, North Sydney

Website/Facebook page link: https://www.northsydneycentre.com.au/markets/northside-produce-market

Artisans Market, The Coal Loader Waverton

It only comes around four times a year so mark your calendars (the next one is at the end of August). Find sustainable, handmade products direct from emerging and contemporary designers, artists and makers – think ceramics, sculptures, fashion, wool creations, soaps, textiles, baskets and more. Located at one of Sydney’s most beautiful and historic sites, the all-weather market makes for a fabulous day out. The venue is single-use plastic-free so bring your reusable coffee cups and cloth bags.

Dates: Last Sunday of the four seasons (February, May, August, and November.)

Time: 9am – 3pm

Location: Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, Waverton

Contacthttps://www.northsydney.nsw.gov.au/Recreation_Facilities/Markets/Artisans_Market

Mosman Market

An Artisans Market touting local arts and craft, gourmet foods, succulents, and live musical entertainment. You can pick up a unique handmade gift or Fair Trade item, browse through over 130 eclectic stalls and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere. Make sure you check out the Zero Emissions Sydney North stall, pick yourself up an e-bike or charge your eclectic car here! Coming up is July’s WinterFeast Night Market on July 15, one to rug up for and enjoy the warm atmosphere – and mulled wine.

Dates: First Saturday of the month

Time: 8am to 3pm

Location: Mosman Square & Village Green

Contact: https://www.mosman.nsw.gov.au/recreation/markets/mosman-markets

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