If your ideal weekend includes meandering through a farmer’s market, picking up delicious food, flowers and drinking excellent coffee all whilst supporting local farmers, then check out our list of local Inner West markets. From jumping castles to pony rides, many of these markets also have activities that will also keep the kids entertained and some even cater for your four-legged friends too!
The Flour Mill Market is the Inner West’s newest market. Held every first and third Sunday of the month, the Flour Mill market is proudly plastic-free and offers a genuine alternative to supermarket shopping at affordable prices. The market stocks everything from flowers to free-range meats, cheeses to sustainable seafood, as well as artisan jewelry, ceramics and crafts. There’s a diverse selection of hot-food options and of course they have the prerequisite bacon and egg roll covered too! There is a great park and play equipment for the little ones, and you can take your four-legged friends along too, so you can all enjoy the live music and atmosphere together. Tip: discounts if you take your own keep-cup!
When: Every first and third Sunday, 9am-1pm.
Where: 18 Flour Mill Way, Summer Hill
Glebe Markets is one of Sydney’s most iconic Saturday markets where you are bound to find a treasure or two! With over 200 stalls you’ll find homewares, vintage clothing, books, fresh produce and delicious food.
When: Open every Saturday 10-4pm.
Where: Glebe Point Road & Derby Place, Glebe
Hillview Farm Fresh Produce & Artisan Market is held in their warehouse every Saturday. Perfectly ripe produce, beautiful blooms and a range of artisanal goods. Tip: First time customers will receive a free takeaway coffee! And don’t forget to take your reusable shopping bags.
When: Every Saturday, 8am-2pm
Where: 159 Allen Street, Leichhardt
Running every Sunday, the Marrickville Organic Food & Farmers Market is a family-friendly gem of a market, offering a range of delicious food like corn fritters, dim sum and homemade baked goods and pies as well as fresh seasonal produce. The kids will love the pony rides, babychinos and jumping castle. Tip: After the markets, wander next door to Reverse Garbage – a warehouse which is jam-packed with DIY and creative treasures!
When: Every Sunday, 9am-3pm
Where: Marrickville, 142 Addison Road, Addison Road Centre, Marrickville,
One of our favourite family-friendly Inner West markets is Orange Grove Market, held in the grounds of Orange Grove School, in Lilyfield. Plenty of gourmet hot food, plants and flowers, farm fresh produce and best of all there are pony rides and a playground for the kids. The jumping castle will be back up and running soon too. Top tip: The excellent Flour & Stone lamingtons go fast, so best to get in early!
When: Saturday, 8am-1pm
Where: Corner Balmain Road &, Perry St, Lilyfield
Held alongside the historic buildings Rozelle Public School, Rozelle Market features a great selection of pre-loved and vintage clothes, collectables, bric-a-brac and antique stalls. There is also a good selection of hot food stalls too.
When: 663 Darling St, Rozelle
Where: Every Saturday and Sunday 9am–4pm
Cambridge Markets EQ offer an amazing array of fresh produce, homemade pastries, breads and coffee. Plus, the markets themselves are undercover. The kids will love the jumping castle, fishing game and pony rides as well as a great playground.
When: Wednesdays & Saturdays, 8am-2pm
Where: The Entertainment Quarter, 122 Lang Road, Moore Park
The weekly Carriageworks Farmers Market is a Sydney institution with the fresh produce from NSW farmers, pastries and artisan-made food! As the market is undercover it’s a great activity even on those rainy days. You’ll find organic produce, artisan breads, boutique wines, single-origin coffee, herbal teas, meat, eggs, freshly harvested honey and beautiful flowers. Tip: Carriageworks often run exhibitions and installations, which are always worth a peek.
When: Every Saturday, 8am-1pm
Where: 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh