With a collection of weekly, monthly and yearly markets rotating through the Blue Mountains, you’re sure to discover one during your stay.
Market-lovers know that the best place to find unique, handmade items and beautifully grown produce is at regional community markets. From the foothills of Penrith to lofty Katoomba, Megalong and beyond, these Blue Mountains events showcase the talent and passion of local artisans and farmers.
1. Christmas Wollemi Artisan Markets, Katoomba
When: Annually in December
Come along to seek out stocking-fillers at this annual free Christmas market in Katoomba to find an array of local, artisan products.
Browse local artisan products at Christmas Wollemi Artisan Markets (also pictured above). (Image: Liam Foster)
From jewellery, homewares and edible gifts to artworks and fashion, talent is on show as you shop local to the sounds of live music. Take a break from shopping to check out the Gallery Up Late event that’s also on the premises.
Listen to live music while shopping. (Image: Liam Foster)
Address: 30 Parke Street, Katoomba
2. Megalong Makers Market, Megalong
When: Easter Saturday and second Saturday of November
The twice-yearly Megalong Makers Market is one to mark on your calendar with a range of local artisans and producers coming together to sell their wares directly to the public from 10am-2pm. You’ll find jewellery, soaps, woodwork, macrame and other crafts, as well as coffee, food trucks and more.
Visit Megalong Makers Market to buy organic produce and more.
Address: Megalong Community Hall
3. Blackheath Growers Market, Blackheath
When: Second Sunday of the month
Stroll 60 stalls of this lovely market as your tummy grumbles for the delicious produce on display. There’s everything from locally grown fruits and veg to breads, meats, spices cheeses, olive oil, nuts and wines to whet your appetite and inspire you in the kitchen.
Blackheath Growers Market is a cheese lover’s haven. (Image: All Events Markets and Festivals)
Address: Blackheath Community Centre
4. Blackheath Mountain Craft Markets, Blackheath
When: Third and fourth Sundays of the month
The undercover Blackheath Mountain Craft Markets is a wonderful way to spend a few hours admiring the works of talented local craftspeople and makers. From sweet treats and delicious provisions to gift cards, wooden puzzles and toys, jewellery, fashion and trinkets, you’ll find something to take home as a memento of your Blue Mountains visit.
Address: RSL sub-branch hall, Bundarra Street, Blackheath
5. Springwood Growers Market, Springwood
When: Fourth Sunday of the month
Running since 2015, the Springwood Growers Market is a cornucopia of fresh, regional fruit and vegetables and artisan-made products such as breads, free-range eggs, honey, wines, and condiments.
Find an array of traditional spices at Springwood Growers Market. (Image: All Events Markets and Festivals)
You’ll also find plants and seedlings to buy to get your own garden up and running. Bring your market basket and fill to the brim with beautiful, seasonal food purchased direct from farmers. With around 50 stallholders, you’ll find plenty to stock the fridge and pantry.
Fill your basket with fresh apples at Springwood Growers Market. (Image: All Events Markets and Festivals)
Address: Blue Mountains Community Theatre Hub, Springwood
6. Bilpin Community Markets and Café, Bilpin
When: Every Saturday
A weekly community get-together, the Bilpin Community Markets and Cafe offers up a wholesome piece of mountain life with a side of delicious produce and good food. Come along for locally-made crafts, treats, jams and preserves, as well as flowers, eco cleaning products and more.
Shop locally-made crafts at Bilpin Community Markets and Café.
Address: Bilpin Hall, Bells Line of Road, Bipin
7. Oberon Community and Farmers Market, Oberon
When: First Saturday of the month
The charming Oberon Community and Farmers Market is a lovely way to spend a morning in the mountains. Here you’ll find all manner of lovely items to covet, from patchwork quilts and beeswax candles to wooden chopping boards, plants and ornaments. There’s also coffee, treats and fresh produce to enjoy.
Find everything you need at Oberon Community and Farmers Market.
Address: Oberon Showground, 79/99 Ross Street, Oberon
8. Aussie Night Markets – Penrith
When: Third Sunday of the month
There’s an evening of fun to be had every month at the Aussie Night Market in the foothills of the Blue Mountains. Between 5pm and 9.30pm head along to shop and eat in a lively, festival-like atmosphere with food stalls and trucks, rides and games, retail stores and live music.
Spend a vibrant afternoon outdoors at Aussie Night Markets. (Image: Visit Penrith)
Address: Panthers, 123 Mulgoa Road, Penrith
9. Richmond Good Food Market, Richmond
When: Every Saturday
Trestle tables are laden with food grown and produced in and around the Hawkesbury and Blue Mountains regions at the weekly Richmond Good Food Market.
Shop your way around Richmond Good Food Market.
Avoid the supermarket, support local farmers and eat beautiful, nutrient-dense food with a trip here to do your weekly shop. From meat to veg and all manner of products, there’s plenty to fill your shopping basket.
Check out these pretty indoor plants at Richmond Good Food Market. (Image: Dee Uson Photography)
Address: Richmond Park, 180 Windsor Street, Richmond
10. Magpie Up Style Markets, Lawson
When: Third Sunday of the month (excluding January)
Get ready to rummage through all sorts of treasures at the Magpie Up Style monthly market, where you can peruse collectibles, pre-loved fashion, arts and crafts, books and delicious food. Grab a coffee and a bite as you wander the stalls looking for your next-favourite find.
Grab a jar of sweet honey at Magpie Up Style Markets. (Image: All Events Markets and Festivals)
Address: Lawson Public School, corner Wilson Street and Great Western Highway
11. Glenbrook Rotary Markets, Glenbrook
When: First and third Saturdays of the month
The well-established Glenbrook Markets is a fun outing on any Blue Mountains itinerary with plenty of stalls to draw crowds. Discover almost anything, from plants to wooden handicrafts and ceramics, knitted socks, fashion finds and wellness products. There’s also plenty of sellers peddling edible delights, from handmade biscuits and other baked treats to local honey and good coffee.
Discover edible delights at Glenbrook Rotary Markets.
Address: 10 Ross Street, Glenbrook