Sydney’s Best Markets
Sydney has some fantastic markets to check out. Whether you’re into art and design markets, fashion markets or organic food and farmers markets there are heaps of venues across the city and on the outskirts of Sydney. Here is our top pick of the best markets in Sydney. If you’re staying in the CBD some are just a short walk from the many serviced apartments Sydney has to offer.
Paddington Markets: Check out some of the best in Sydney’s up and coming fashion and jewellery designers and buy unique pieces that you won’t find anywhere else. Paddington is already host to one of the cities best shopping strips, Oxford Street so it is a great idea to visit this area on a Saturday when the markets are on. Once you’ve checked out the markets and shops you can sit back and relax with a coffee or a cold one in one of Paddington’s trendy waterholes.
The Rocks Markets: Every Friday the Rocks comes alive with music and stalls lining the streets. There are lots of different stalls to explore and one couldn’t ask for a more picturesque backdrop than the old charm of The Rocks area and Circular Quay.
Fringe Bar: The Fringe Bar Markets is exclusively for up and coming designers and is held in the Fringe Bar, on Oxford Street every Saturday. Listen to a dj as you browse through unique garments from some of the cities finest and grab a bargain while you’re at it. There is something for every taste and budget.
Entertainment Quarter Village Markets: If you are after a quality produce market full of gourmet bits and pieces as well as fine fruits, vegetables, meats and cheeses the Entertainment Quarter Markets offer something for every foodie and caters for all tastes. Sample some of Sydney’s finest food straight from the farmer. A great way to spend a Saturday or Sunday afternoon.
Glebe Markets: For a mish mash of vintage clothing, books, arts and crafts, accessories and furniture you must visit the Glebe Markets. With a long history as one of Sydney’s best outdoor markets you are sure to pick up something unique and charming there.
When visiting Sydney it’s a good idea to look up the exact times each market will be running. That way you can plan a trip where you can visit a few in one day, it’s a good idea as many of them are on the same day so planning your trip ahead of time is crucial.
Once you’ve booked your accommodation in one of the hotels or apartments Sydney has to offer, it might be a good idea to consider which markets you plan to visit so you don’t miss out. I hope our list of the best markets in Sydney has given you some great ideas on where to go for the best market shopping the next time you’re holidaying in Sydney.