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The Best Markets In Sydney To Visit This Weekend

By Melissa Woodley

Weekends can only mean one thing: markets. And luckily for us, Sydney is brimming with farmers markets offering the freshest local produce, collectors markets stacked with stellar antiques and vintage finds, and seasonal markets with food stalls galore.

Ready your fridges, grab your reusable bags, put on your bargain hunting hat, and come hungry—these are the best markets in Sydney.

Lifestyle Markets

Markets At Glebe

Glebe

best markets Sydney markets at GlebeThis Tik-Tok viral Sydney market deserves top spot on any list, with a cult following and serious gems to be uncovered every single weekend.

The vibe is funky flea market, with a mix of permanent and casual traders offering epic pre-loved, vintage and new clothing and homewares, artisan goodies, and tasty treats. With a grassy patch in the middle for enjoying some breakfast or admiring your finds, this is a perfect Saturday out—just note this one isn't dog friendly.

When: Saturdays, 10am–4pm
Where: Glebe Public School, Glebe

Rozelle Collectors Market

Rozelle

best markets sydney rozelleAdventuring through the Rozelle Collectors Market can feel like taking a trip back in time. It’s no surprise that the market is one of Sydney’s favourite outdoor antiques, collectibles, and second-hand shopping destinations, with live tunes from top-notch local talent to soundtrack your browsing.

When your bags start to feel a bit heavy, take a break and enjoy the food stalls offering a range of delicious food. 

When: Saturdays, 9am–3pm
Where: Rozelle Public School, Rozelle

Sydney Vegan Market

Sydney Olympic Park & Moore Park

The Sydney Vegan Market is a hot spot not only for earth-loving, animal-caring, and health-conscious individuals but for basically anyone who enjoys innovative food and quality goods—we're talking vegan everything and of the absolute highest quality.

Wander through this Sydney market for smoothies, pastries, sandwiches, quiches, beauty goods, clothes, goodies for your pooch pals, and so much more. The markets are held between Moore Park's Entertainment Quarter and Sydney Olympic Park, so keep your eyes on their Instagram to be sure.

When: Third Sunday of every month, 9am–4pm
Where: Sydney Olympic Park or The Entertainment Quarter

Bondi Markets And Bondi Farmers Market

Bondi Beach

Whatever your eastern suburbs Sunday plans might be, make sure you add the Bondi Markets to your itinerary, and pay them a visit with no expectations; you might pick up a custom surfboard, some locally-made skincare products, retro homeware, vintage couture or an organic brekkie bowl.

It also helps that these particular markets take place across the road from a very famous 1km stretch of white sand, so it's worth packing your swimmers for a post-trawl swim.

You can pick up your fresh produce every Saturday at the same spot at the Bondi Farmers Market. 

When: Sundays, 10am–4pm
Where: Bondi Beach Public School

The Rocks Market

The Rocks

best Sydney markets The RocksThe Rocks is one of Sydney's most charming suburbs, peppered with historic pubs and enviable Sydney Harbour views. But head to the cobblestone laneways on weekends and you'll find the vibrant The Rocks Market, beloved by tourists and locals alike, on the foreshore. Expect tonnes of stallholders selling new and much-loved goodies, from quality artisan goods to crowd-favourite gozleme and handmade sweet treats, with lots of live music and entertainment to round out the experience.

When: Saturdays and Sundays, 10am–5pm
Where: George Street, The Rocks

Manly Markets

Manly

Come one, come all to the beautiful and lively open-air Manly Markets. Situated right in the heart of sunny Manly, these bustling markets are a little slice of beachy paradise, with passionate stallholders stocking a huge variety of awesome goods.

Shop artisanal produce, vintage apparel, unique imports, gifts, handcrafted jewellery, eco-friendly items, local art, and more. Once you’ve had a decent stroll around these sunny Sydney markets, make sure to reward those hungry bellies by visiting one of the fantastic bars or restaurants that surround the Corso.

When: Saturdays and Sundays, 9am–5pm
Where: Manly Corso, Sydney Road, Manly

Produce Markets

Northside Produce Market

North Sydney

best Sydney markets northside produceThe Northside Produce Market pops up fortnightly, and is packed to the rafters with a stellar line-up of 70+ vendors and producers, hailing from Orange, the Riverina, Central Tablelands, Southern Highlands, Brother Mountains and Crescent Head, the outskirts of Sydney and inner city. There's plenty of green space to stretch out and enjoy a coffee and picnic with your haul once you're done shopping too.

When: The first and third Saturday of the month, 8am–12pm
Where: Ted Mack Civic Park—200 Miller Street, North Sydney

Carriageworks Farmers Markets

Eveleigh

best Sydney markets Carriageworks farmers marketThe iconic Carriageworks Farmers Markets sets the weekly standard for farmers markets thanks to its top-notch vendor lineup and in no small part due to its historic Eveleigh location. The lineup of organic and biodynamic produce, artisan breads and pastries, boutique wines, single-origin coffee, herbal teas, meat and freshly cut flowers (and more) changes weekly, but you can expect goodies like cultured butter and lemon curd from Pepe Saya, dangerously good viennoiserie from All Purpose Bakery, vegan charcuterie from Suzie Spoon's Vegan Butcher, and coffee from the legends at Single O.

When: Saturdays, 8am-1pm
Where: Wilson Street, Eveleigh

Tramsheds Growers Markets

Forest Lodge

If you're not already familiar with the Tramsheds, the collection of shops, cafes, bars, and restaurants is in itself much like a set of permanent markets where you can pop through for anything from a haircut to a dinner date.

But make your way to the Artisan Lane every Sunday for a showcase of Greater Sydney's best providores, chefs, and producers at the Tramsheds Growers Markets. Come for a bottle of locally distilled Newtown gin, Argentinian BBQ sauce, prunes from a third-generation grower or monofloral honey from Western Lake Macquarie.

When: Sundays, 9am–3pm
Where: Tramsheds, Glebe

Entertainment Quarter 

Moore Park

best sydney markets entertainment quarterOne you can pay a visit to during the week if your weekends are jam-packed, Cambridge Markets' Entertainment Quarter location is nestled under some sweeping shade canopy, making them a winner for a warm day.

Fill your basket with beautiful, seasonal produce direct from farmers and growers, and enjoy a treat from the food stalls that flank the lineup. There's always a mix of produce, prepared food, locally made goods including accessories and homewares, and flowers, so there's something for everyone.

When: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 8am–2pm
Where: The Market Canopy, Entertainment Quarter

Marrickville Organic Food And Farmers Market

Marrickville

They say the Inner West is best. Well, you can be sure to find the best of the best at the Marrickville Organic Food Markets. Rain, hail or shine these guys are serving up the freshest organic produce every Sunday. Start your morning with a warm, stringy cheese toastie, before stocking up on your weekly goods, including seasonal fruit and veggies, fresh seafood, and local honey.

When: Sundays, 9am–3pm
Where: Addison Road, Marrickville

Orange Grove Market

Lilyfield

Every Saturday, the backstreets of Lilyfield are filled with locals walking in one direction: towards the Orange Grove Market. Stalls flood the Inner West primary school with some of the freshest produce in town, with colours and smells overwhelming the senses in the best possible way. You'll find fruit, veggies, flowers, meat, pastries, juices–rain, hail, or shine. If you see a long line stretching out of a particular bacon and egg roll stall, trust us and join it for one of the best hangover cures ever created. 

When: Saturdays, 9am–1pm
Where: Orange Grove Primary School

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Image credit: Carriageworks Farmers Markets (Jacquie Manning), Rozelle Markets, The Rocks, Northside Produce Markets, Carriageworks Farmers Markets (Jacquie Manning), Cambridge Markets

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