Sydney’s markets provide an eclectic alternative to mainstream shopping destinations, with the added appeal of being based in some of the city’s most iconic locations. From the sandstone surrounds of The Rocks to the beachside bustle of Bondi, shoppers are sure to find a bargain or two.
Located at Sydney’s famous Bondi Beach, the Bondi Markets are open every Sunday. Supplying a combination of local designer fashion, accessories and homewares, you’ll surely pick up a one-of-a-kind memorable piece. (10 am–4 pm Su., Bondi Beach Public School, Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach)
Sydney’s trendy inner-city suburb of Glebe runs a quirky market each Saturday. Complete with wonderful plants, vintage fashion finds, handmade jewellery and tasty food. While away the day in this relaxing and friendly suburb. (10 am–4 pm Sa., Glebe Public School, Glebe Point Road, Glebe)
For a terrific range of beautiful candles and soaps, creative artwork and local designer fashion pieces, head to Paddington Markets. Open every Saturday on Oxford Street, Paddington Markets are a must when exploring the Eastern Suburbs. (10 am–4 pm Sa., 395 Oxford St., Paddington)
Australia’s original market boasts an array of products, from fruit and vegies to clothing and accessories, as well as a wide range of Australiana souvenirs. Located in bustling Chinatown, Paddy’s is a famous Sydney institution. (9 am–5 pm, We.–Su., Cnr Hay and Thomas Streets, Haymarket)
Located in Sydney’s historic Rocks precinct, The Rocks Markets boasts a variety of one-off artworks, homewares, fashion and jewellery pieces. Wander the quaint cobblestone laneways, while enjoying these eclectic markets right next to the harbour. (9 am–3 pm, Fr. (Foodies Market), 10 am–5 pm, Sa.–Su. Jack Mundey Place, Playfair Street, The Rocks)