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5 Of the Best Markets in Newcastle

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1. Hunt & Gather Markets

A boutique fashion and design market featuring live acoustic music and an ocean breeze. The markets have plenty of options for food and drink, and a mix of fashion and design stallholders with local artists and creatives, ready to answer any questions you might have about their products. The people behind this wonderful market also run the Friday Flea and Street Feast.

Market dates for 2018:

February 17
March 17
April 21
May 19
June 16
July 21
August 18
September 15
October 13

When: held on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 9am-2pm
Foreshore Park, Newcastle East

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2. The Olive Tree Art & Design Market

Celebrating and supporting Newcastle’s artisan community, the Leading Contemporary Handmade Art & Design Market in Newcastle and the launching pad for over 150 creative minds! The market started in 2008 and is constantly growing with new talented creatives joining each month. Enjoy live music while browsing through gourmet artisan produce!

Market dates for 2018:

March 3rd
April 7th
May 5th
June 2nd
July 7th
Aug 4th

Head to their website and Facebook page to be aware of any changes.

When: 9am-3pm
Newcastle Civic Park

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3. Newcastle City Farmers Market

A showcase of fresh local produce and gourmet delights, where you can ask about how and where a product is grown or made, and how to best store or use it. The market organisers encourage visitors to make the most of the unique opportunity to interact directly with farmers, producers and artisans. From blacksmiths and jewellery makers, to painters, photographers, toy makers and more, there’s a wide range of artisans mixed with stalls selling gifts, hand-made and fair-trade products.

Market dates for 2018:

March (4th – MJ Stadium), 11, 18, 25
April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
May 6, 13, 20, 27
June 3, (10th – MJ Stadium), 17, 24
July 8, (15th – MJ Stadium), 22, 29
August 5, 12, (19th MJ Stadium), 26
September 2, 9,16, 23, 30
October (7th – MJ Stadium), 14, 21, (28th – MJ Stadium)
November 4, 11, 18, (25th – TBA)
December 2, 9,16, 23

When: Most Sundays of the month 7am-1pm, check their website for market dates before going
McDonald Jones Stadium, Turton Rd, Broadmeadow OR Newcastle Showground 1A Curley Rd, Broadmeadow (again, check the website or Facebook first)

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4. Adamstown Lions Market

You’re sure to find a bargain here. Whether it’s second-hand clothing, books, a record, crafts, fresh produce or a special find, these markets won’t break the bank, but you may need to dig for the treasure. The markets are held every Sunday from 7am-1pm at Adamstown Uniting Church, with the exception of public holidays and January.

When: Every Sunday 7am-1pm
Adamstown Uniting Church- Corner of Brunker and Glebe Rd, Adamstown


5. Hunter Street Organic Food Market

Held rain, hail or shine under the canopies on Hunter Street. Find farm grown roses, fresh organic fruit and vegetables, cakes, jams and preserves from the Country Women’s Association, toys, fashion, Gozleme, books and more. The Organic Food Markets have been operating for over 15 years. Find more information here.

When: Every Wednesday to Saturday 9am-3pm
Hunter Street Mall- Corner Hunter Street and Thorn Street, Newcastle

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