You’ll Find: It’s easy to lose a day in Glebe Markets, wandering around stalls that are brimming with cutting-edge fashion, design, jewellery and accessories. The much-loved sellers of second-hand books, bric-a-brac and clothes have always had their place at these markets. In the midst of all of this are artisan producers and stalls selling delicious, ready-to-go meals to the crowd who linger on the lawn listening to the live music.
The Vibe: Bohemian, eclectic and funky.
The Details: Glebe Markets - Every Saturday, 10am to 4pm. Glebe Public School, Corner of Derby Place and Glebe Point Road, Glebe.
You’ll Find: At the fashionable end of Oxford Street, Paddington Markets is an echo of the boutique shopping in the surrounding area. There are over 150 stalls offering creative fashion, accessories and art – much of it is Australian designed and made, and exclusive to Paddington Markets. There are new traders every week – always a reason to come back and explore what these markets have to offer.
The Vibe: Fashionably well-heeled.
The Details: Paddington Markets - Every Saturday, from 10am. 395 Oxford Street, Paddington
You’ll Find:The place to find a bargain, Surry HillsMarket is all about handmade, second-hand and recycled goods. A market that showcases the creative talent and odd eccentricities of locals, Surry Hills Market is where Sydneysiders go to for vintage, antique and cutting-edge designs, as well as market staples, such as pre-loved books, beauty products and bric-a-brac.
The Vibe: Inner city funk.
The Details: First Saturday of the month,7am to 4pm. Shannon Reserve, corner of Crown and Collins Street, Surry Hills.
You’ll Find:In the shadow of Sydney’s iconic Harbour Bridge, Kirribilli hosts two different markets each month – the Art, Design and Fashion Market and the General Market. It’s a great place to discover emerging fashion designers and artists and browse through second-hand goods and artisan produce.
The Vibe: Buzzy, fashionable with a touch of tourism.
The Details: Kirribilli Markets - Art Design and Fashion Market: second Sunday of the month. General Market: fourth Saturday of the month. Alfred Street South, Milsons Point
You’ll Find:A market that is just as much about fashion as it is about art and homewares. Bondi Markets is brimming with antiques, photography, ceramics and, best of all, original, boutique fashion by emerging and established brands. If second-hand clothing and recycled homewares is more your thing, they have you covered as well.
The Vibe: Trendy beach.
The Details:Bondi Markets - Every Sunday, 10am to 4pm. Bondi Beach Public School, Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach.