23 Jan 2018
We’ve selected four of the best Australian markets to visit in summer for gourmet food, art and entertainment.
KERN ARCADE MARKETS
WHEN: 8am to 12pm every Sunday
WHERE: Bolsover Street, Rockhampton
WHAT: Kern Arcade’s Car Park Markets have been operating for more than 17 years. With 150 stalls and counting, the markets host a variety of food and fresh produce, including organic and exotic fruits, locally made cakes, biscuits, chutneys, preserves and organic pork, beef and dairy products. There are plenty of gift options available including timberwork, plants and unique collectables. Disney character appearances are an interactive way to entertain the kids.
EBENEZER NIGHT MARKETS
Image: Ebenezer Night Markets
WHEN: From 5.30pm on Saturday 23 December, February 3, 9, 16, 23. 24, March 3 and 10
WHERE: Ebenezer Place, Adelaide
WHAT: The Ebenezer Night Markets are held in Ebenezer Place, just off Adelaide’s famous Rundle Street. The CBD event is held on selected dates during summer. Stalls offer a unique range of crafts, accessories, food, clothes, art and homewares. Sultry summer nights, amazing food, cold beer and a glass of South Australian wine… everyone’s a winner.
Image: Bunbury Markets; Credit: Johanna Resta Photography
8am to 1pm on the first and third Saturday of the month
WHERE: Cobblestone Drive, Bunbury
WHAT: Established in late 2015, the Bunbury Markets provide a regular showcase for local growers, producers and artists. Spend your time eyeing off the amazing produce in a range of stalls, or simply sit down and treat yourself to a rustic breakfast and a good coffee while the local buskers entertain you. The vibrant, welcoming space by the waterside is a perfect way to spend a Saturday morning in Bunbury.
NEW SOUTH WALES
Image: Pambula Markets, NSW
WHEN: 8am to 1pm on the second Sunday of every month
WHERE: Pambula Recreation Grounds, Pambula
WHAT: A cooling sea breeze makes the Pambula Markets a fantastic summer destination if you find yourself on the New South Wales coast. Treat yourself to homemade snacks then snag a bargain on clothes, jewellery, collectables, plants and secondhand goods. The markets are also dog friendly so bring along your furry friend and pick them up a homemade dog jacket.
This article was published in G’DAY Magazine.