Top weekend markets in Sydney

From local organic produce and vintage finds to gourmet pastries and fresh catches of the day, Sydney’s weekend markets are a delight for both locals and visitors alike.

Destination NSW

Destination NSW

Feb 2024 -
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Bondi Farmers Market & Bondi Markets

Bringing talented makers of fresh produce to customers who care about the source of their food, the Saturday morning Bondi Farmers Market is the spot for brunch delights and handmade treats. Bring your yoga mat and enjoy some zen time with a pop-up yoga class. On Sundays, head to the Bondi Markets to get your hands on clothing, jewellery, vinyl records and vintage homewares.

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Bondi Markets in Bondi

Bondi Markets, Bondi

Carriageworks Farmers Market  

A 10-minute walk from Redfern Station, the award-winning Carriageworks Farmers Market is held every Saturday in an 1880s railway precinct. You'll find seasonal produce from over 70 farmers and artisan food producers across NSW, and you can even learn the stories behind their food. Find organic and biodynamic produce, artisan bread, boutique wines, single-origin coffee, herbal teas, meat, eggs, fresh honey and freshly cut flowers. 

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Paddington Markets  

Held every Saturday morning, the Paddington Markets started in 1973, as a way to connect local fashion designers, craftspeople, jewellers and artists with customers. Set in the grounds of the heritage-listed Paddington Uniting Church on Oxford Street, the market now has over 150 unique stalls selling fashion, accessories, delicately scented soaps and candles and pictures that inspire. Head to the Paddington Reservoir afterwards for a dose of greenery.

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Paddington Markets - over 150 Australian fashion, art, jewellery, homeware and food stalls on display each Saturday at Paddington Uniting Church

Paddington Markets, Paddington

Markets at Glebe

One of Sydney’s best-known Saturday markets is in the stylish suburb of Glebe. Offering colourful vintage clothes, new clothing designed by locals, and hand-crafted jewellery and accessories, the market has over 200 stalls for you to browse. Relax on the nearby lawns after you’ve shopped up a storm with some delicious food; the market also includes food stalls selling gozleme, kebabs, dumplings, fancy doughnuts and tandoori chicken wraps.

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The Rocks Markets 

Weekends come alive at The Rocks Markets, where artisanal wares, gourmet street food and harbourside views come together on Sydney's oldest cobblestone streets. Meet local artists and photographers, sample handmade beauty products, or refuel at one of the many food vendors. The markets are within walking distance of the CBD, and transport hubs Circular Quay and Wynyard. Afterwards, head to some of Sydney’s oldest pubs or a restaurant overlooking the harbour.  

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Stall owners with beverages at The Rocks Friday Foodie Market

The Rocks Friday Foodie Market, The Rocks

Chinatown Night Market

Chinatown’s famous Friday Night Market is one of Sydney’s most popular late-night shopping hotspots. Open every Friday from 4pm to 11pm, the markets reflect the culture, creativity and energy of Sydney’s thriving Chinatown precinct. The Chinatown Markets offer visitors the opportunity to taste their way through Asia without leaving Australia. Head there for your dose of delicious street food and Asian culture.

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Sydney Fish Market 

Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Sydney Fish Market, a working fish market located on the harbour in Pyrmont's Blackwattle Bay – just a short distance from downtown Sydney. It's the largest market of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, selling a range of seafood and fresh produce. Also on-site are cafés, restaurants, a wholesale auction, and the Sydney Seafood School, where you can take hands-on-lesson, which includes a delicious meal and a glass of wine. 

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Aerial view of Sydney Fish Market, Pyrmont

Sydney Fish Market, Pyrmont - Credit: James Horan

Rozelle Collectors Market

The Rozelle Collectors Market offers secondhand wares, collectables, fashion, jewellery and antiques. Stallholders have been selling pre-loved wares in the grounds of the Rozelle Public School for over 20 years, and the markets are a brilliant spot for a leisurely browse and a fabulous place to bag some unique finds. Be sure to explore nearby Balmain afterwards, which has an abundance of heritage pubs and lovingly restored cottages. 

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Marrickville Organic Food & Farmers Market

Each Sunday morning, loyal visitors from all over Sydney trek to Marrickville Organic Food & Farmers Market for organic groceries, vintage clothes, books, rugs, and even healing crystals and tarot readings. Stop by Brooklyn Boy Bagels for a poppy seed bagel with cream cheese, lox, dill and capers. Be sure to put aside some time to explore the diverse suburb of Marrickville with its vibrant music and art scene. 

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Stalls at Marrickville Organic Food & Farmers Market, Marrickville

Marrickville Organic Food & Farmers Market, Marrickville - Credit: Stephen D Choularton

Sydney Vegan Market

Running on the third Sunday of every month at Moore Park's Entertainment Quarter, the Sydney Vegan Market is your ultimate destination for all things plant-based, cruelty-free and vegan. Alongside up to 130 committed vegan stalls, from fresh food to homewares to coffee to fashion, expect a slew of entertainment and activities.

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Pastries at Sydney Vegan Market, Moore Park

Sydney Vegan Market, Moore Park - Credit: Sydney Vegan Market

Kirribilli Markets

The Kirribilli Markets offer one of the best city vistas, overlooking the sparkling harbour and the Sydney Harbour Bridge. On Saturdays, the market features over 220 stalls selling new and recycled fashion and accessories, antiques and collectables, and homewares. On Sundays, the market has a more artisan focus, with stallholders offering art, design and emerging local fashion designers. Enjoy live music and international food as you browse. 

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View of Kirribilli Markets, Kirribilli

View of Kirribilli Markets, Kirribilli - Credit: Kirribilli Markets

Manly Fresh Produce Markets

Head to Manly on Sundays for the Fresh Produce Markets at Sydney Road and Short Street Plaza, a short walk from Manly wharf and ferries. Here you can purchase produce directly from NSW farmers and makers, including organic fruit and vegetables, quality cheeses, olive oils, freshly baked bread and fresh flowers. 

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Market stalls at Manly Fresh Produce Markets, Manly

Manly Fresh Produce Markets, Manly - Credit: Manly Fresh Produce Markets

Sydney Flower Market

Get up early for the Sydney Flower Market – the largest in Australia – and take your pick from the incredible fresh-cut blooms on offer Monday to Saturday.  There are around 170 stalls to choose from, with flowers grown within two to three hours of the markets at Homebush. 

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Rose varieties at Sydney Flower Market, Homebush

Sydney Flower Market, Homebush - Credit: Sydney Flower Market

Flour Mill Markets

The suburb of Summer Hill is the site of the Flour Mill Markets, a fortnightly Sunday gathering with a focus on sustainability – it’s entirely plastic free. Held in the forecourt of the historic Mungo Scott building (once a flour mill), this is the place to discover small-batch producers: try Mama Liu’s chilli oil, handmade chocolate by A Tiny Bit Decadent and Marshmallow Club's S’mores kits.  

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Flour Mill Market in Summer Hill, Inner West Sydney, Sydney

Flour Mill Market, Summer Hill

Ryde Wharf Market

As its name suggests, Ryde Wharf Market has a watery setting – the Parramatta River and the Ryde Bridge form the backdrop for these markets, held on the second and fourth Sunday of the month in Meadowbank’s Anderson Park. The 70-plus stalls hawk fashion, artisanal wares and food, with the latter’s highlights including delectable bureks from Alexander’s Bakery and equally delectable sweet Filipino pastries.

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Stallholders at Ryde Wharf Market, Ryde

Ryde Wharf Market, Ryde - Credit: Ryde Wharf Market

Northside Produce Market

Just over the Harbour Bridge in North Sydney, the Northside Produce Market draws locals on the first and third Saturday of the month. The long list of stall-holders changes, depending on what’s in season, but might include Maria River Distillery, Margin’s Mushrooms, Willowbrae Chevre Cheese and Moonacres Farm. Grab a Broomfields pie or an offering from Brooklyn Boy Bagels with a schmear, and soak the vibrant atmosphere in Civic Park. 

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Cheese and bread at Northside Produce Market in Sydney North

Northside Produce Market, Sydney North 

Orange Grove Organic Markets

Stock up on organic goods in Leichardt every Saturday from 8am to 1pm at the Orange Grove Organic Markets. You’ll also find gourmet goodies from France, Argentina, Turkey and more along with Bowen's bacon and egg rolls, Flour and Stone's lemon cake and Mayan coffee. 

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Fresh produce at Orange Grove Organic Markets, Leichardt

Orange Grove Organic Markets, Leichardt - Credit: Orange Grove Organic Markets

Blak Markets  

Learn about Aboriginal culture at the bi-monthly Blak Markets on Sundays at Bare Island and at The Rocks. With stalls selling authentic arts, crafts, homewares and food from Indigenous stallholders, 100% of the profits go back into Aboriginal communities. The markets also feature a program of events including a smoking ceremony, Welcome to Country, weaving and art workshops, and dance and musical performances.  

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Indigenous artwork at Blak Markets on Bare Island, La Perouse

Blak Markets on Bare Island, La Perouse - Credit: Blak Markets on Bare Island

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