The Southern Highlands and Illawarra region are well regarded for their mix of fresh produce and community markets. So if you’re looking at spending your lazy weekends browsing stalls for handcrafted goods, fresh fruits and vegetables or plants the Southern Highlands is a great place to look.
Here’s our list of the Southern Highlands & Illawarra Markets:
1st Saturday (except Jan & Feb) 8-1pm. Cobbitty Public School, Cobbitty. Stalls, BBQ & devonshire teas available. Ph: 0438 512 728
EXETER VILLAGE MARKET
1st Saturday 9am-2pm. In the hall and surrounding grounds. A great local market with a pop up café in the hall, variety of stalls, local fresh produce and plants.
Ph: 0409152022 www.exetervillagemarket.com
COLO VALE COMMUNITY MARKET
1st Saturday (except January). 9am till 2pm. Village Hall, 28 Railway Ave Colo Vale. Not the Biggest market in the Highlands, but the friendliest.
Ph. 4889 4390
LILAC CITY COUNTRY MARKET
1st Saturday (except Jan) 9-2pm Goulburn Public School – Bourke Street, Goulburn. Local art, craft &
produce, planta, bric-a-brac & cakes. Activities for kids. Ph: 4821 1839
2nd Saturday (except Jan) 8:30am to 1:30pm Uniting Church Thirlmere Way, Tahmoor. A great local market selling crafts as well as plants. Ph: 4681 8627
PARKSIDE COMMUNITY MARKETS – GOULBURN
2nd Saturday (except Jan) 9am – 2pm Next to Belmore Park, in the heart of Goulburn. With local and regional produce and products.
Ph: 0477 258 006 for stall holder info.
CAMDEN FRESH PRODUCE MARKET
Weekly on Saturdays. 7 – 12 noon. Fresh local produce, gourmet food, plants, flowers, coffee and cakes. Camden Town Farm. Cnr Exeter and John Sts.
Ph: 0477 224 881 www.camdenproducemarket.com.au
CREATIVE TRADERS MARKETS AT PICTON
1st Sunday 9.00am – 2.00pm except January. Variety of stalls, local produce direct from the farmer, local craft. Wollondilly Shire Hall – Menangle St Picton.
Ph: 0449 851 676
2nd Sunday (except Jan) 9am -2pm. Lots of stalls. Good food & refreshments. School of Arts. Hoddle St Robertson. Ph: 0408238575 or 0248851381
BUNDANOON MAKERS MARKET
1st & 3rd Sunday (except Jan) 8.30am-2pm. Bundanoon Hall. Railway Ave. A market for the craftsmith, makers and bakers. Over 40 stalls of gourmet goodies, fresh produce, plants, art and craft.
Ph: 0411 297 963 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
WOLLONGONG PRODUCE & CREATIVE
Traders Every Friday 9-3pm Crown St Mall. Freshly made & grown produce. World food to eat. Art, crafts & music. Ph: 0422 781 920
WOLLONDILLY MARKETS @ WILTON
3rd Sunday every month. 9am-2pm. Wilton Recreational Grounds, off Broughton St, Wilton.
Supporting local farmers, artisans, small business and charities. Ample parking. Wide variety of stalls. Stalls and activity details: Ph: 0415818714
WINDELLAMA COUNTRY MARKETS
Every 3rd Sunday (except Jan) 9am to 1pm
Handmade crafts, local produce, honey, plants & bric-a-brac. Hot food and drinks available.
Windellama Community Hall, Cnr Windellama Rd & Oallen Ford Rd. Ph: 4844 7275. New stallholders welcome. www.windellama.com.au
BERRIMA SCHOOLYARD MARKET
4th Sunday (Feb-Nov) & 2nd Sunday (Dec) 9-2pm
Berrima Public School, Oxley Street in Historic Berrima. Great atmosphere, 50 stalls of unique, quality wares & fresh produce, café, kids entertainment & live music. Ph: 04880 04421 www.theschoolyardmarkets.org
COLEDALE SCHOOL MARKETS
4th Sunday (except Dec) 9-4pm. Coledale School. Ocean location. Hand-made, handgrown products & collectables. Buskers welcome. Ph: 0422 781 920
Did we miss a market you think should make it to the list? Let us know!
If you’re heading up to the Hunter valley you can also check out our list of must see markets in the Hunter.