Visiting one, or some, of the best Sydney markets is the backbone of any Sydneysider’s weekend calendar.
Whether you’re stocking up on flowers or food, clothing or collectables, or simply craving some cracking community spirit, a vast collection of Sydney markets provide the ultimate remedy. Find your new favourite below.
Northern Beaches | Eastern Suburbs | North Shore | Inner West | North West and Western Suburbs | Inner City
Northern Beaches, Sydney markets
Laid-back and boasting some of the greatest outdoor locations, this northern peninsula of the city is a mostly sleepy stretch of paradise filled with excellent surfing, great coffee and plenty to explore.
1. The Beaches Market @ Palmy
When: The fourth Sunday of the month from 9am to 3pm
Away from the surf, there really is no better way to discover the true community essence of the Northern Beaches than by visiting the Beaches Market. More than 70 local stallholders gather at Governor Phillip Park to sell a variety of jewellery, fashions, arts, crafts, homewares and books. There’s also local live music to bop along to as your shopping soundtrack, plus a playground for kids to cut loose on.
Address: 6 Beach Road, Palm Beach
2. Mona Vale Markets
When: Every Sunday from 8.30am to 1pm
Locals were devastated to learn the ever-popular Frenchs Forest Organic Markets were closing up shop but the good times returned fast with the arrival of the Mona Vale Markets, its reimagining a few kilometres over.
Dishing up the same quality farm produce plus delicious international food, meats, organic goods and deluxe cheeses, this bustling Sydney market provides everything you need for an indulgent Sunday spread and the rest of the week’s groceries.
Stock up on fresh produce at Mona Vale Markets.
Address: Pittwater RSL, 82 Mona Vale Road, Mona Vale
3. Berry Reserve Market
When: The third Sunday of each month from 9am to 4pm
This chilled-out al fresco Sydney market made up of cute handiworks, plants, fashion, jewellery and food stalls is a bit of a local’s secret so you can expect to feel like you’re part of the community when wandering these grassy grounds. Surrounded by lush greenery, the Berry Reserve Market isn’t huge but it’s plenty charming.
Address: Berry Reserve, 1417 Pittwater Road, Narrabeen
Eastern Suburbs, Sydney markets
Home to the city’s most glamorous inhabitants, this glistening corner of the world is filled with world-acclaimed dining, brilliant coastal real estate and a beachside culture that lures the rich and famous.
4. Paddington Markets
When: Every Saturday from 10am to 4pm
Once the birthplace of iconic Australian clothing label Zimmermann, you’ll find plenty more than fashion at the Paddington Markets located alongside the beautiful suburb’s Uniting Church. There are over 150 unique stalls filled with jewellery, accessories, food, flowers, soaps and much more at this Sydney market. Plus, it’s a beautiful setting that comes alive with the community.
There are more than 100 stalls lined along the grounds of Paddington Uniting Church. (Image: Destination NSW)
Address: 395 Oxford Street, Paddington.
5. The Finders Keepers
When: Once every season so check the website for up-to-date scheduling.
What started out as a side hustle for two clever Sydney besties has turned into a national travelling treasure more than 15 years after its inception. The Finders Keepers, a seasonal design-focused market showcasing the most creative minds from all over the country, is held four times a year – once every summer, autumn, winter and spring. With a major focus on sustainable living, stalls offer ceramics, art and fashion crafted environmentally consciously, alongside workshops promoting recyclable materials. Where top-notch artistry thrives, hella delicious food and drink follow. Brooklyn Bagels and Stone & Wood brews are just some of the supporting acts at this wonderful Sydney market.
The Finders Keepers market is held once each season.
Address: The Hordern Pavilion, 1 Driver Avenue, Moore Park
6. Bondi Markets
When: Every Sunday from 10am to 4pm
The Bondi Markets aren’t just filled with locals. You’ll find that loyal visitors from all over Sydney (and the world) make the trip to Bondi Beach Primary School on Saturdays and Sundays to soak up the sunny vibes this hot Eastern Suburbs ticket is renowned for. You can find almost anything at this Sydney market, depending on the day you come. Saturday calls for the Farmers Market, compiling fresh produce, food, flowers, smoothies and other edible delights. On Sunday, it becomes the Bondi Markets, mixing permanent stallholders and one-off renters hocking their new and vintage wares.
Address: Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach
7. Blak Markets
When: Up to eight times per year so check the website for up-to-date scheduling.
A Sydney market that works diligently to promote First Nations artists and their work, Blak Markets showcases one of the finest collections of modern Australian art in the country.
Browse through an array of stalls at Blak Markets. (Image: Destination NSW)
You can expect plenty of celebrations including song and dance, plus inspired works spanning skin care, fashion, jewellery, sculpture, painting and more. It’s also extra engaging offering art and cooking workshops, so stay and make the most of a full day when its next calendar date rolls around.
Catch amusing performances while shopping at Blak Markets. (Image: Destination NSW)
Address: Kamay Botany Bay National Park, Cape Solander Drive, Kurnell
8. Cambridge Markets EQ
When: Every Wednesday and Saturday from 8am to 2pm
Whether you’re picking up the week’s full fruit and veg quota on Saturday or dropping in for a mid-week top-up, the Cambridge Markets EQ in Moore Park offers cruisy vibes, plenty of grass to laze about on and deliciously fresh produce and blooms.
The Sydney market isn’t massive but there’s enough stalls in there to provide a variety of gourmet indulgences plus seasonal ingredients you won’t find at Woolies or Coles. Food trucks whipping up delicious hot food make it the perfect breakfast or lunch pit stop, too.
Cambridge Markets EQ in Moore Park offers cruisy vibes. (Image: Jessica Nash Photography)
Address: The Entertainment Quarter, 122 Lang Road, Moore Park
North Shore and Lower North Shore, Sydney markets
Spoilt with views to some of Australia’s most glorious sights, this endlessly manicured pocket of the city blends Sydney Harbour vistas with a tight-knit community, tree-lined roads and family-friendly parklands.
9. Kirribilli Markets
When: Two market styles are held on various weekend dates through each month. Check the website for up-to-date scheduling.
First held in January 1976, the Kirribilli Markets is one of Sydney’s oldest and most-beloved institutions. Housed in a location that can only be described as iconic, browse more than 220 stalls under the towering watch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and waterfront. You’ll find fashion, accessories, homewares, gifts, plants and gourmet food at this Sydney market which is split throughout the month into a General & Fashion Market and an Art, Design & Fashion Market, and all money raised from stallholder fees help fund local programs run by the Kirribilli Centre.
Stop in at Sydney’s oldest and most loved market.
Address: Alfred Street South, Milsons Point (next to the Sydney Harbour Bridge)
10. North Side Produce Market
When: First and third Saturday of each month from 8am to 12pm
More than 70 stalls travel from all over NSW to showcase their finest produce twice a month at Ted Mack Civic Park on the North Shore, spanning the Central Tablelands, Orange, Southern Highlands and the outskirts of Sydney.
Get all your fresh produce at North Side Produce Market.
The result is an outstanding mecca of fresh produce, one-of-a-kind breakfast and lunch options and some mighty delicious craft brews at the North Side Produce Market. And there’s good news for pet parents – dogs on leashes are welcome and are invited to stay hydrated at the market’s Information stall where water bowls are provided.
Flowers are always a good idea on a Saturday morning.
Address: 200 Miller Street, North Sydney
Inner West, Sydney markets
A melting pot of cultures and influences, Sydney’s Inner West overflows with international cuisine, wildly talented artisans and an offbeat lifestyle you won’t find anywhere else in the country.
11. Markets at Glebe
When: Every Saturday from 10 am–4 pm
One of Sydney’s most well-known vintage markets, the Markets at Glebe has come under new ownership. Despite what the word on the street is, Organic Food Markets has confirmed it will run the markets weekly, making minimal changes to the system that’s made the Sydney institution so popular.
You’ll find the city’s cool crowd here come Saturday morning. Walls are lined with teenagers and young adults trying to snag a bargain, with the majority of sellers hocking pre-loved gems from a couple of clothes racks and boxes to rummage through.
Peruse the Glebe Markets. (Image: James Horan/Destination NSW)
Address: Glebe Public School, Glebe Point Rd & Derby Pl, Glebe
12. Marrickville Organic Food Markets
When: Every Sunday from 9am to 3pm
A trip to the always buzzing Marrickville Organic Food Markets is somewhat of a rite of passage among Sydney’s inner westies. Every Sunday, this well-shaded patch of community space plays host to vintage clothes, books, rugs, healing crystals, acai bowls, artisan breads, freshly plucked fruit and vegetables and pretty much everything in between. Spend your time stickybeaking through things you never knew you needed before grabbing a just-sizzled feed and settling down under a tree for respite from this Sydney market’s relentless crowds.
Marrickville Organic Food Markets is somewhat of a rite of passage among Sydney’s inner westies.
Address: 142 Addison Road, Addison Road Centre, Marrickville
13. Orange Grove Organic Food Markets
When: Every Saturday from 8am to 1pm
Just like the Marrickville outpost, the Orange Grove Organic Markets is a one-stop shop attracting droves of locals from the moment its cash machines start cha-ching-ing. Located within Orange Grove Primary School, it’s a magnet for young families who utilise the play equipment as they shovel down bacon and egg rolls (a must-devour, every visit) while keeping eyeballs across the kids. Expect excellent produce from these Sydney markets, plus delicious homemade condiments, crafty homewares, a good assortment of flowers and a scattering of vintage and handmade apparel.
Browse the vintage and handmade apparel at Orange Grove Organic Food Markets.
Address: Corner Perry Street and Balmain Road, Leichhardt
14. Flour Mill Markets of Summer Hill
When: Every first and third Sunday from 9am to 1pm
Housed in the hundred-year-old Mungo Scott building – once a functioning flour mill – the Flour Mill Markets of Summer Hill is a sustainable alternative to your typical community farmers’ markets. Here, emphasis is placed on environmentalism, meaning the market is completely plastic-free. Vendors pivot to provide biodegradable packaging, with incentives for those who bring their own reusable bags and coffee cups. In the Sydney market, you’ll find local favourites like Brickfields Bakery and Moulin Café in Lewisham alongside local vendors selling unique jewellery and homewares.
Address: 18 Flour Mill Way, Summer Hill
15. Sydney Flower Market
When: Monday to Friday from 6am to 11am and Saturday from 5am to 11am
Before dawn breaks, Sydney’s keenest flora-lovers start descending on Australia’s biggest flower market. Spanning more than 5200 square metres (and around 170 stalls), the Sydney Flower Market is the primary, wholesale market for flower growers, sellers, florists and shop owners.
It’s also open to the public, making it a worthy visual delight for those willing to set their alarm early. If you’re not a retailer, Saturday is the least-chaotic time to visit with a lot more space to casually stroll at your leisure. Just be sure to bring cash with you, and a bucket with some water for easy transportation.
Buy yourself a bouquet at Sydney Flower Market. (Image: Destination NSW)
Address: 250-318 Parramatta Road, Flemington
16. Carriageworks Farmers Markets
When: Every Saturday from 8am to 1pm
Flaky pies from Broomfields, pudgy lamingtons from Flour & Stone, Middle Eastern dips from Kepos Street Kitchen, the best macadamia-laced honey you’ll ever try from Maya Sunny Honey — the goodies at Carriageworks Famers Markets are some of the country’s most wanted culinary marvels. Get there early to secure your fresh produce too.
While there are dozens of stalls to browse, the crowds are relentlessly thick every weekend, so the best stuff is often snapped up within the first hour. Regardless of when you arrive, you’ll be spoilt for top-quality choice to help you settle rumbling bellies at this Sydney market.
Get to Carriageworks Farmers Markets early to secure your fresh produce. (Image: Destination NSW)
Address: 245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh
17. Sydney Fish Market
When: Daily from 7am to 4pm
Home to a stack of seafood suppliers including the ever-popular Claudio’s Seafoods and tourist magnet Fish Market Café, famed for giant platters of the day’s catches deep fried to perfection, the Sydney Fish Market is a hectic destination at every hour.
Head to the Sydney Fish Market to buy some fresh seafood. (Image: Destination NSW)
Squeeze through the crowds to find every crustacean, fish or ocean delicacy imaginable, and don’t miss Vic’s Meat Market on the other side of the car park for one of the best wagyu brisket burgers Sydney has to offer, served up on a pillowy soft brioche bun. If your heart’s set on fish and chips, you can go fancy at several upmarket dineries but also grab take away from almost every store in sight.
Don’t forget to visit Claudio’s Seafoods while you’re here. (Image: Destination NSW)
Address: Corner Pyrmont Bridge Road and Bank Street, Pyrmont
North West and Western Suburbs, Sydney markets
The colourful suburbs of Western Sydney are crammed with a plethora of culinary influences, significant landmarks and fascinating markets selling a little bit of everything.
18. Ryde Wharf Markets
When: The second and fourth Sunday of every month from 9am to 2pm
Situated on the Parramatta River, the Ryde Wharf Markets provides plenty of crafty creations to explore against a calming backdrop of water views. Twice a month, more than 70 stalls come to life offering a range of hot food, condiments, homewares, fashion, jewellery and more. A lively mecca to devour your morning coffee and pick up your weekend treats.
Address: Anderson Park and Ryde Wharf, corner Belmore Street and Rothsay Avenue, Meadowbank
19. Blacktown Markets
When: Every Sunday from 6.30am to 2pm
Firstly, it’s the biggest outdoor market in Sydney. Secondly, it’s found in the city’s only remaining drive-in theatre. Finally, there’s food trucks. What’s not to love about the Blacktown Markets? You’ll count 240 stalls offering a mammoth collection of bric-a-brac and food options, plus everything in between. Think of it like an enormous garage sale where you’ll pick up cheap pre-loved toys, trinkets and a stack of mouth-watering international food you won’t find at any other Sydney markets.
Shop one-of-a-kind artisan collections at Blacktown Markets.
Address: Skyline Drive-In on Cricketers Arms Road, Blacktown
Inner City, Sydney markets
Sydney’s CBD and its surrounds are always on, offering a smorgasbord of entertainment, authentic global cuisine and the city’s most vibrant late-night atmosphere.
20. Chinatown Markets
When: Every Friday from 4pm to 11pm
Every Friday when the sun goes down, the heart of Sydney’s Chinatown transforms into an open-air food frenzied mecca, delivering more than 50 stalls filled with all the flavourful street food, desserts and gifts your heart desires. Transport your taste buds to the depths of Asia’s electric twilight vendors at the Chinatown Markets.
Enter the bustling streets of Sydney’s Chinatown Markets. (Image: Destination NSW)
Think har gow and mango pancakes from East Ocean Seafood Restaurant, eggplant dumplings, fluffy roti canai and more. Just make sure you save some stomach space to try something new every visit.
Delve into the vibrant culture and mouth-watering delights at Chinatown Markets. (Image: Destination NSW)
Address: Dixon Street, Haymarket
21. The Rocks Market
When: Every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 10pm
Come the weekend, The Rocks’ historical, cobblestone laneways come alive with emerging design talent eager to sell their wares. It’s the perfect place to find innovative fashion, homewares and artworks while getting lost in Sydney’s convict past.
The Rocks Market is the perfect place to spend your weekend. (Image: Destination NSW)
While beautiful on sunny, Sydney days, rain certainly does not spoil the visit as most stalls are undercover. For a genuinely enjoyable lazy day of wandering and eating, these markets set a very high standard.
Shop great finds at The Rocks Market. (Image: Destination NSW)
Address: George Street and Playfair Street, The Rocks