Adelaide's Best Markets to Shop Till You Drop
From vintage homewares to fresh groceries, and everything in between, these are Adelaide's best markets to visit.
Markets are absolutely the best. Environmentally friendly, supporting small and local businesses, getting some fresh air while you shop, making a connection with the market stall owner, discovering a new local brand that you now love and can’t wait to tell the world about, filling your kitchen up with fresh produce that will guarantee good dinners for the rest of the week… The list goes on. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite Adelaide markets that are too good to miss.
Pop up to Hahndorf for the ultimate day out – pretend you’re in Europe for a short time and stock up on market goods while you’re at it! Pop Market boasts a strong variety of stalls including eco-friendly products, bath treats, the cutest hand knitted baby clothes and delicious home made baked goods to nibble on.
Hahndorf Memorial Institute, 59 Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf
Next market – 11am – 4pm 12th June, 20th June, 18th July, 15th August, 19th September
After hibernating for a short while, we are so ready for Round She Goes to be back. One of the best options for vintage lovers, you’re almost guaranteed to discover at least one (or five) amazing pieces of clothing, jewellery, accessories, and why not some shoes to top off your new-second-hand outfit.
The Goodwood Community Centre, 32-34 Rosa Street, Goodwood
Next market - Saturday 14 August AND Sunday 15 August
Sunday is the perfect day to take a step back from the hustle and bustle of daily life and head over to the Adelaide Showground for a taste of something different. There is such a vast offering of stalls it’s almost difficult to choose where to begin; there is the vegan catering company From Scratch, ready to eat meals including Darlin’ Dal and even treats for our four legged friends fresh from Fleurieu or the hills.
Open 8.30am – 12.30pm every Sunday
Adelaide Showground, Rose Terrace, Wayville
Plant 4 is always on the top of my list for recommendations. Fresh food and full to the brim with SA made produce, you leave with the knowledge you’ve helped a neighbour out while treating yourself. Open late on Wednesdays and Fridays, you’ll usually find me sat in the corner sipping on a glass of wine and enjoying a freshly made pizza on one of their late nights before having a wander around the stalls.
Shops open daily, market open every weekend, Wednesday & Friday
5 Third Street, Bowden
Fill your lungs with sea air and enjoy a market at the same time. Part market part car-boot sale, there is always a unique list of sellers down in Brighton, selling second hand goods, home made crafts and a host of other items which could be your newest perfect investment for your home.
305 Brighton Road, North Brighton
Next market – 7.30am – 12pm 13th June, 27th June, 11th July
Take a short trip down from the Adelaide Farmers Market and you’ll find Gilles at the Grounds – a market focused solely on artisan creatives. This is the place for pre-loved, hand crafted and vintage clothes and home accessories including The Gatherer’s Grove and their gorgeous jewellery and many delicious food options.
Next market 9am – 3.30 20th June, 4th July, 25th July, 8th August
South Boulevard, Wayville
Set down in the lovely waterfront of Port Adelaide, over two floors and filled with 120+ stalls, this is the ultimate choice for when you’re not too sure what you want while still wanting all of the options. With new and vintage clothes and accessories, garden, sporting, historical and kids items on offer, You could even find your dream vintage wedding gown here.
Open 9am – 5pm Sundays & Monday public holidays
Black Diamond Square, Port Adelaide
A stunning day out and the best place to go if your pantry is needing stocking up, why not take a trip to the Barossa. They host a fabulous array of stallholders covering all of your artisan food needs, including freshly baked breads and the Barossa’s famous smallgoods and pastries that you may not be able to wait until your home to take a nibble. If you can’t make it up to Barossa on the weekend then fear not; they also offer a handy online shop for some of their favourite bits.
Open 7.30am – 11.30am Saturday mornings
740 Stockwell Road, Angaston
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