Whether you’re after a gift for a friend, a bite to eat, or just a casual stroll and a browse, you’re bound to find what you’re looking for at one of Perth's local markets. So we're helping you satisfy all your stall-hopping cravings, with this list of the best markets in Perth this month.
Scarborough Sunset Markets
EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT
This incredible market stretches around the Scarborough Clocktower and up the esplanade, spilling onto the white sands of the beach. They've got everything you could want in a market, with gourmet food vendors, a great range of stalls, DJ FLEX spinning tunes plus custom-made firepits to keep you warm. Eat and shop your way around as the sun goes down—it’s the perfect Saturday evening.
Rag Pop Up Market
SATURDAY 5 SEPTEMBER
Prepare to shop until you drop when Rag Pop Up Market hits the city on Saturday 5 September. With a huge range of clothing, accessories and amazing up-cycled pieces from over forty local Western Australian designers, there’s no way you’ll be leaving empty-handed. Make the most of three hours of free parking in the city while you explore everything the markets have to offer—there’ll even be local DJs providing funky background music to top it all off.
Kalamunda Artisan Market
SATURDAY 5 SEPTEMBER
The Kalamunda Artisan Market is the perfect place to pick up a one-of-a-kind gift or a bite to eat, with market stalls popping up around Central Mall and inside the Kalamunda Central for one massive day of shopping on Saturday 5 September. Round up your crew and head for the hills between 8:30am and 2pm to shop handmade jewellery, beautiful homewares, gluten-free cupcakes and everything in between.
SUNDAY 13 SEPTEMBER
If you're into art and supporting local artists, you need to check out Perth Upmarket. Designers and artists from around Perth flock to sell their incredible paintings, sculptures, ceramics, jewellery and so much more. Once you're done shopping, help yourself to a well-deserved treat from one of the amazing food stalls. Shoppers with a sweet tooth will definitely want to get their hands on a serving of Hot Jam Donuts or mini Dutch pancakes from Cafe Oranje.
Perth Makers Market
SUNDAY 20 SEPTEMBER
Perth Makers Market is well known for supporting our local creatives in a big way, and they’re kindly setting up shop at Heathcote Cultural Precinct in Applecross on Sunday 20 September for a beautiful day of spring shopping. Welcome in the warmer weather as you browse gorgeous handmade pieces from local businesses—you won’t want to miss out on this awesome day of shopping.
Old Perth Road Markets
SUNDAY 27 SEPTEMBER
With a bunch of dedicated stallholders who come year-round, others who are seasonal, and some who pop-up every now and then to surprise you, the Old Perth Road Markets are the place to grab all those things you didn’t know you needed. Mark Sunday 27 September in your diary and get ready to stock up on beeswax wraps, pet treats, eco cleaning products, plus a bunch of food and treats, produce and artisanal goods.
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