17 of the best makers markets in Australia

Given Australia’s rich design and creative industry history, it’s no surprise we are so spoilt when it comes to makers markets.

They’re the perfect place to purchase bespoke gifts for your loved ones or find a special treat for yourself, with everything from pot plants and cute kidswear to beautiful jewellery and unique art.

We’ve found some of the best makers markets in Australia for you to visit:

 

MELBOURNE

 

Makers Market Abbotsford

  • Where: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent
  • When: Third Sunday of each month, 10am – 4pm
  • Cost: free
  • makersmarketabbotsford.org

 

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Rose Street Market

  • Where: 60 Rose Street, Fitzroy
  • When: Saturdays & Sundays, 11am – 5pm
  • Cost: free
  • rosestmarket.com.au

 

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Seddon Makers Market

  • Where: Corner of Gamon & Mackay streets, Seddon
  • When: March 4, June 3, September 2, November 18 & December 21 (twilight market)
  • Cost: free
  • seddonmakersmarket.com.au

 

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Ivanhoe Makers Market

 

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Markit@FedSquare

  • Where: Federation Square, Flinders Street, Melbourne
  • When: May 7, 10am – 5pm
  • Cost: free

 

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SYDNEY

Adorned Makers Market

  • Where: Australian Design Centre forecourt, Palmer Street, Darlinghurst
  • When: February 25, 10am – 4pm
  • Cost: free
  • australiandesigncentre.com

 

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The Makers and Shakers Market

  • Where: 303 Marrickville Road, Marrickville
  • When: April 1, 10am – 3pm
  • Cost: $2, kids under 12 free
  • themakersandshakers.com

 

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Finders Keepers Market

  • Where: The Cutaway, Barangaroo Reserve, 1 Merriman Street, Barangaroo
  • When: May 12, 5pm – 10pm, May 13, 10am – 5pm & May 14 (Mother’s Day) 10am – 5pm.
  • Cost: $2, kids under 12 free
  • thefinderskeepers.com/sydney-markets

 

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NEWCASTLE

 

The Olive Tree Market

  • Where: Civic Park, Newcastle
  • When: 1st Saturday of the Month, 1st & 3rd Saturday of November & December, 9am-3pm
  • Cost: free
  • theolivetreemarket.com.au

 

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BRISBANE

 

Mitchie Makers Market

  • Where: Mitchelton Football Club, Teralba Park, Osborne Road, Mitchelton
  • When: 2nd Friday of each Month, 5pm – 9pm
  • Cost: free
  • mitchiemakers.org.au

 

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Twilight Makers Market

  • Where: Raby Bay Harbour Park, Shore Street West, Cleveland
  • When: Once a month on Saturdays (starting February 18), 4pm – 8.30pm
  • Cost: free
  • twilightmakersmarket.com.au

 

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Brisbane Twilight Markets

 

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TASMANIA

 

Salamanca Market

  • Where: Salamanca Place, Hobart
  • When: Every Saturday, 8.30am – 3pm
  • Cost: free
  • salamanca.com.au

 

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Richmond Farmers and Makers Market

 

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Hobart Twilight Market

  • Where:  Long Beach – 17 Beach Road, Lower Sandy Bay & Macquarie Point – Evans Street, Hobart
  • When: Fridays, 4pm – 8.30pm
  • Cost: free
  • facebook.com/HobartTwilightMarket

 

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PERTH

 

Perth Makers Market

  • Where: 58 Duncraig Road, Applecross
  • When: February 19, April 2, May 14 (Mother’s Day market), September 24, November 5, December 17 (Christmas market), 9.30am – 3.30pm
  • Cost: free
  • perthmakersmarket.com.au

 

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ADELAIDE

 

The Makers and Shakers Market

  • Where: 74 Woodville Road, Woodville
  • When: June 24, 10am – 3pm
  • Cost: $2, kids under 12 free
  • themakersandshakers.com

 

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