If you’re looking for unique ways to spend your weekend in Adelaide, you can’t go past one of Adelaide’s fabulous markets.
From food to fashion, bric-a-brac and crafts, antiques and home-wares, there’s one to suit everyone. The problem is often which one to pick! Here at Glam we’ve popped them all in to nice easy categories for you to make the selection that much simpler.
Given the crazy Covid year we’re all having, please check with each market before you attend, to ensure restrictions haven’t changed, or the market hasn’t been cancelled or postponed. It’s also a recommended to wear a mask when attending markets, shopping centres, public transport or other areas where distancing might not be possible.
A fun 2 day Christmas Gift Market in the heart of the City! Come and support local South Australian makers on December 4th and 5th in Victoria Square under the Giant Christmas Tree. Over 40 stalls will be at the market, featuring jewellery, art, vintage clothes and homewares. Food trucks and live entertainment make this a unique shopping experience. Come and meet the makers and support local this Christmas. Proudly supported by Artisans of Adelaide and City of Adelaide.
When: December 4th & 5th
Where: Victoria Square, Adelaide
Find a host of last-minute gourmet gifts and ultra-fresh produce straight from the farm at this year’s special Twilight Christmas Farmers’ Market. Support local farming families when you shop small and local this Christmas. With Christmas falling on a Friday this year, Adelaide Showground Farmers’ Market brings you the perfect opportunity to
pick up your fresh produce on the day before Christmas Eve.
When: 5pm – 9pm Wednesday 23rd December 2020
Where: The Adelaide Showgrounds, Entry via Rose Terrace
On Trend and Modern Markets
These markets bring together a curated selection of products from 200+ Australian creatives. Make a day of it with friends and family and enjoy creative workshops, delicious artisan-made food, beverages and live entertainment. You’ll find something for everyone including artwork, homewares, stationery, lighting, skincare, clothing & accessories for adults and kids, all in a relaxed and beautiful setting. Meet the talented Australian designers and makers from around the country, share their passion and stories and enjoy a great day out.
When: 11,12,13 December 2020
Fri 4pm–9pm / Sat & Sun 10am–5pm
$5 door entry | children free (12 and under)
Where: The Adelaide Showgrounds, Goodwood Rd, Wayville.
A great fashion market in Adelaide. A combination of new and pre-loved clothing. New and young designers bring their little known apparel to be sold next to second hand designer and popular brands. They also have accessories, modern home-wares and food and drink too!
When: Sunday Dec 20, 9:30am – 3:30pm
Where: Adelaide Showgrounds at The Brick Dairy. South Boulevard. Enter via the Leader Street Showgrounds Entrance off Goodwood Road.
If you love vintage, retro and second hand bargains this is the market for you. They also have accessories and jewellery from many different local stallholders. This year the market dates have been cancelled due to COVID-19, however sign up on their website to be notified of their next dates.
This event brings a fresh outlook to monthly market Sundays. Meandering through laneways and side-streets. There’s pop up stalls, local produce and live entertainment. There’s a different theme at each market.
When: The next Stirling Laneways is Sunday, December 20, 2020 from 9am-3pm.
Where: Stirling Laneways is located in the pedestrian laneways and spaces which stem directly from the main street (Mt Barker Road), Stirling.
- December 20: #MerryMerryBerry
- January 24: #ThinkPink
- February 28: #RedRedReady
- March 28: #AutumnOrange
- April 25 [Season Finale – Autumn]: #ColourParty
Boho Luxe Markets are bringing their gorgeous sustainable market to the Adelaide Showground in 2021. Originally scheduled for October 2020, the markets have now been moved to May 14-16 2021 due to Covid restrictions. Bringing along their staples features of glamping, sustainable fashion, artworks, homewares, skincare, and vegan options in a bohemian wedding setting. Expect stunning, beachy, earthy and ethical brands, that reflect the Boho Luxe Markets’ ethos of sustainable shopping. Local Australian designers, creatives and artists, will fill the market to the brim with over 200 stalls. Creative workshops and free massages will also be available on the day.
When: 14-16 May 2021
$5 door entry | children free (12 and under)
Where: The Adelaide Showgrounds, Goodwood Rd, Wayville.
Food and Produce Markets
Food markets that are packed to the rafters with every possible type of food you could need or even imagine! A vibrant and bustling market place filled with sounds, smells and atmosphere. If you’re hungry for a meal try eating at The Big Table. Or just nibble on the produce you’ve purchased as you go.
OPENING HOURS Tuesday: 7:00 am – 5:30 pm, Wednesday: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm, Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm, Friday: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm, Saturday: 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, Sunday: 8:00 am – 3:00pm. CLOSED Monday.
Where: 44-60 Gouger Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Along with great fresh local produce that goes beyond just your standard fruit and veg, this market also has a ‘Market Kitchen’ where chefs use the produce from the market and teach you how to create delicious dishes. It’s an excellent vibrant environment and a fabulous way to spend a lazy Sunday.
Where: Adelaide Showgrounds, Goodwood Rd, Wayville
When: Sunday 8:30am-12:30pm
They have all kinds of local produce from your traditional fruit and veg to confectionary, meats, oils, pickles, preserves and much more! They even serve up Market Breakfast for those hungry early risers. The Barossa Farmers Market is open this weekend (28/11) from 7:30am – 11:30am Saturday.
When: every Saturday from 7.30am to 11.30am
Where: Cnr of Stockwell & Nuriootpa Roads, Angaston
Over 80 stalls all offering Australian produce only. The largest range of fresh produce in the state. Fruit, veg, ethical free range meat, eggs, bread, flowers, pet food and much more. They have a mid-week market at
When: Wednesday & Saturday 8am – 12:30pm
Where: The Old Spot Hotel, 1955 Main north Road Salisbury Heights
When: Sunday 8am – 12:30pm
Where: Windsor Hotel, 410 North East Road, Windsor Gardens
One Planet Market is an initiative of Sustainable Communities SA. They welcome people to come and sell, buy or exchange garden produce, home made food and second hand goods. How great is that? The market regularly features morning tea centre, local native plants and local produce. They also have The Urban Orchard where people who swap their homegrown produce.
When: 10am – 12 noon on the 3rd Saturday of each month
Where: Payneham Community Centre, 374 Payneham Road (cnr Arthur St), Payneham
Featuring locally made produce and products, wine, art and craft, and hand-made souvenirs. It showcases The Vale Market is family friendly, featuring live entertainment from buskers and local acts, plus a FREE BOUNCY CASTLE for the kids!
When: CANCELLED FOR 2020. New dates to be announced for 2021
Where: McLaren Vale & Fleurieu Visitor Information Centre, 796 Main Rd, McLaren Vale 5171
Open on the First and Third Sunday’s of the month. Locally produced crafts and goods, fresh produce and plants. Meet the local makers and growers.
When: First and third Sunday of every month 10am-3pm
Where: institute Hall, Greenhill Road, Uraidla
Local growers and makers come together here. Great local produce grown with passion. They even have The Willunga Farmers Market Young Farmers Scholarship, which assists people between the ages of 18 and 40 to enter and create a viable career in the agricultural industry.
When: Every Saturday from 8am – 12:30pm
Where: Willunga Town Square, Willunga
Traditional Markets (with a little bit of everything)
Feature many of the respected “Flavours of Campbelltown Food Trail” vendors alongside a bustling market scene, this market offers up Art, Craft, Fashion, Children’s clothing, Accessories & Home wares.
When: BACK IN THE NEW YEAR
Where: Hamilton Terrace, Thorndon Park, Campbelltown
Home wares, antiques, knitted dolls, toys, handbags, clothing and knitwear, silk flowers and more. There’s also a delicious donut stall to visit if you get puckish while shopping.
When: Sundays and on Public Holidays (Mondays only) from 9am-5pm
Where: Black Diamond Square, Port Adelaide
You’ll find all sorts here. Plants, jewellery, pottery, clothing, woodwork, toys, bric a brac and collectables, gifts, fresh fruit and veg, jams and sauces and delicious foods prepared by people from all over the world.
When: 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month. 9am-1pm
Where: 411 Fullarton Rd, Fullarton
This is the biggest outdoor market in SA. A large range of fruit and veg but also bric-a-brac. A great place to go if you love to rummage, but if you get upset at a lack of organization maybe give it a miss.
Where: 588 Main North Road, Gepps Cross
When: Every Sunday at 7am
It’s an art, craft and produce market but they have some really creative and unique stalls. Soy candles, delicious food and terrariums to jazz up your home.
When: second Sunday of each month, 8am – 3pm
Where: Campbelltown Library Car Park
This is a craft market as well as a genuine trash and treasure second-hand market. Again, great for a good rummage. You may come home with gold!
When: 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month 9:00 am til 2:00 pm
Where: Beach Rd, Christies Beach SA 5165
Stock up on some great local produce from the Fleurieu area. There’s food, plants, jewellery and arts and crafts. You can pick up some really unique items here, especially the art at really great prices. Add some unique items to your home that have great stories behind them.
When: Second Saturday of every month 9am-1pm
Where: Aldinga Road, Willunga
Kids and Family Markets
Lollipop Markets is an highly reputable, established market which has been helping work at home mums and dads and small business showcase their goodies for 4 years. They showcase unique, boutique and handmade, or of limited supply items for expecting parents, babies and children. There’s some really adorable things up for grabs and it’s a great family atmosphere.
When: Check website for upcoming markets
Where: Morphettville Racecourse, Morphett Road, Morphettville
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