Sydney markets are great fun all year round, but they’re particularly enticing when the weather starts cooling down. What’s not to love about strolling through a market sipping a warm bevy on a weekend morning? Plus, putting up with the frosty weather is a lot easier when you’re surrounded by twinkling lights, delicious food, peppy music and the scent of fresh flowers. Check out some fine winter markets that are popping up around Sydney in the coming days with a bevy of tastes, flavours and experiences that promise to hit the spot.
The popular Cronulla Winter Market is returning to the Don Lucas Reserve for two days of food, shopping and family fun. Set to be held on July 29 and 30, the markets are bringing together over 150 vendors with a range of goods and products on offer including homewares, gifts, plants and more. Held beachside, visitors will be treated to scenic views over Cronulla Beach along with food stalls and even a pop-up wine bar this year round. Read all about it here.
The fun and festive Ultimate Winter Market will take over the Entertainment Quarter on August 6 from 9am to 3pm. There’s a ton of fun waiting for marketgoers at the one-day-only event with a variety of goods on offer from fashion and food to homewares and gifts. There are also hearty treats and hot chocolate to warm up with. Get all the details here.
3. Castle Hill Farmers & Fine FTood Market
Another local market that’s worth spending a weekend morning at is the Castle Hill Farmers & Fine Food Market. With stalls boasting the very best produce and artisan fare, this local market takes place every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month. Taking over the Castle Hill Showground, visitors can expect delicious morning brew, freshly cut blooms, an excellent variety of fresh herbs and spices, pastas, bread and more. There’s also fresh fruit and veggies with a focus on supporting small businesses and sustainable practices. Check out the full list of vendors here.
4. Cambridge Markets
The Cambridge Markets at the Entertainment Quarter have it all. The team behind this market has set up some of the most popular markets in town so market enthusiasts are in good hands. Pick up your groceries and some farm-fresh food or nibble on gourmet treats every Wednesday and Saturday of the week from 8am to 2pm. This stalwart market is one of Sydney’s oldest and is the ideal spot for seasonal and high quality goods. Find more information here.
Rosebery’s popular Cannery Markets relaunched earlier this month with their regular vendors returning and a selection of new vendors on board. If you haven’t attended this eclectic market, it takes place on the first Saturday and Sunday of the month in a warehouse-style space and it’s a near guarantee you’ll find something fun to take home. There’s an array of unique gems to buy including candles, jewellery, accessories and more. The markets are also a great way for the local community to meet in a casual setting. Read all about the monthly markets here.