Explore what the locals offer at these Byron Bay markets
What better way to get a taste of local life and sample the best in the region than with a visit to one of the many Byron Bay markets? The area is famous for its artisans, talented creatives and food producers, who take over Byron’s marketplaces each weekend, showcasing the latest in local fashion, homewares, arts, crafts and farm-fresh produce.
Discover our roundup of the best markets in and around Byron Bay.
Brunswick Heads Markets
Nestled in the seaside town of Brunswick Heads, this festive monthly market is home to a variety of stalls featuring locally made items from handmade jewellery and candles to homewares, plants, art and clothing. Spend your Saturday on the riverside of Memorial Park, perusing the market, finding the perfect gift, grabbing a few fresh groceries or enjoying a coffee or gourmet treat from one of the delicious food stalls.
Where: Brunswick Heads Market, Memorial Park, 11 Fawcett Street, Brunswick Heads, NSW
When: First Saturday of every month, 8 am - 2 pm
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Byron Farmers Market
Set up each Thursday morning at Butler Street Reserve in the heart of Byron Bay, Byron Farmers Market is a guaranteed one-stop shop for anyone looking to fill their fridge with the freshest local produce. Grab a coffee or kombucha and explore the market's 70 stalls, selling colourful fruits, organic vegetables, herbs and flowers. You'll also find a selection of gourmet goodies from local producers, from smoked wild-caught fish and oysters to nut butters, muesli, cakes, doughnuts and fresh-out-the-oven sourdough bread.
Where: Byron Farmers Market, Butler Street, Byron Bay, NSW
When: Thursdays 7am - 11am
Image Credit: https://www.instagram.com/byronfarmers/
Lismore Car Boot Market
Due to reopen in 2023, Lismore Car Boot Market is a must for bargain hunters. The market is a treasure trove, with 200 stalls selling secondhand goods, handmade items and interesting knick-knacks, from vintage and antique collectables to secondhand books, vinyl records, furniture, clothing, plants, produce and everything in between. Whether you're there to pick up a bargain or soak up the festive atmosphere—Lismore Car Boot Market has plenty to offer. So why not pull up and take a peek, you could find the hidden gem you've been searching for?
Where: Dawson St, Lismore, NSW, 2480
When: Set to reopen in 2023
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Bangalow Flea Markets
Bangalow, a sleepy country town by day, is transformed as the bustling Bangalow Flea Markets take over every second Saturday of the month. The market features a mix of goods from established local businesses, market vendors and locals selling their pre-loved items. While you're raiding the piles of vintage clothes, quirky home decor and locally made gifts, take some time to discover Bangalow's local foodie delights that pop up during the markets. Whether you're a seasoned thrifter or new to the game, Bangalow Flea Markets offers the perfect Saturday morning activity.
Where: 17 Station St, Bangalow NSW 2479
When: Every second Saturday of the month
Image Credit: https://www.instagram.com/bangalowfleamarkets/
Mullumbimby Community Market
First established in 1989, Mullumbimby Community Market is one of the region's best markets, with something for everyone. Within this vibrant community space, you can laugh it up with local vendors and discover a range of unique finds, from artisan clothing, homewares, crystals and jewellery to plants, up-cycled goods and eco-friendly products. The market is always a hive of activity with tasty food stalls, local buskers setting the mood, and grassy areas to relax and soak up the atmosphere.
Where: 150 Stuart St, Mullumbimby NSW 2482
When: Every third Saturday of the month, 8 am - 2 pm
Image Credit: https://www.instagram.com/mullummarket/
On the last Saturday of each month, Nimbin comes alive with the sights, sounds and smells of the bustling weekend market. A popular destination amongst locals and travellers, Nimbin Markets is a celebration of local talent with a selection of arts and crafts stalls with handmade jewellery, homewares, vintage clothes and fresh produce. Take your pick of coffee, juices, savoury nibbles and sweet treats from the market food stalls and enjoy the musical talents that appear each month.
Where: 81 Cullen Street Nimbin Community Centre Nimbin, NSW, 2480
When: The 4th or 5th Saturday of the month, 8 am - 3 pm
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