Local Markets Port Macquarie Mid North Coast

Local Market Guide

Indulge in the vibrant and diverse offerings of Port Macquarie’s bustling local markets. From farm-fresh produce to unique and eclectic art and crafts, there’s something for everyone. Plus, by supporting our local vendors, you’re helping to strengthen and uplift our beloved community. It’s a win-win situation for all!

Exploring our local markets has become a cherished tradition for our family that we look forward to every week. The vibrant atmosphere, a diverse range of vendors and delicious aromas that fill the air create a unique experience that we can’t help but feel attached to.

It’s a wonderful opportunity for us to discover new and interesting products, chat with friendly locals and supports small businesses in our community. We immerse ourselves in the hustle and bustle of the market culture, enjoying the sights, sounds, and tastes around us. It’s a little escape from our busy lives that we value greatly and always leave feeling refreshed and content.

Monthly Markets

If you’re a month-by-month planner, or if you simply love to immerse yourself in the local market scene, there’s no shortage of options to choose from. Support local businesses and artisans, discover unique products and experiences, and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere that comes with shopping at an open-air market.

Here’s our guide to some of the best monthly markets around, each showcasing a distinct personality and vibe. So grab your tote bags, gather your friends and family, and get ready for a fun-filled day of browsing and buying.

Every Tuesday

Real Food Markets from 12pm in Port Macquarie

Every Thursday

Kendall Meeting Place and Market Bazaar from 9am in Kendall

Every Sunday

Port Macquarie Art Society Market Bazaar from 8am in Port Macquarie

First Saturday

Uniting Church Markets from 8am in Port Macquarie

First Sunday

Grown and Gathered Community Market from 9am in Hollisdale

Kendall Showground Markets from 9am in Kendall

Sunrise Campus Markets from 8am in Port Macquarie

Second Saturday

The Foreshore Markets from 9am in Port Macquarie

Johns River Country Markets from 8am in Johns River

Third Sunday

Laurieton Riverwalk Markets from 8am in Laurieton

Fourth Saturday

Wauchope Farmers’ Market from 8am in Wauchope

Fourth Sunday

The Local Beachside Market from 8am in Port Macquarie

Grown and Gathered Community Market

Grown and Gathered Community Market

When: 1st Sunday of each month, except January
Time: 9am to 12pm
Location: Hollisdale Hall, 1493 Pappinbarra Road, Hollisdale

The Grown and Gathered Community Market is an eclectic mix of stalls from local artists and artisans showcasing everything from vintage clothing and homewares, handmade jewellery, gourmet homemade foods, books, locally grown organic produce, second-hand goodies, arts and crafts, handmade candles, ethical and sustainable goods, and even live musicians!

Johns River Country Markets

When: 2nd Saturday of each month
Time: 8am to 12:30pm
Location: Johns River Community Hall & Recreation Reserve, 54-56 Johns River Road, Johns River

Johns River Country Markets have been operating for over 35 years. The stalls are top-notch, with delicious food, tea and coffee. All money raised from the stalls and food sold will be used to take care of the local hall and recreation reserve.

Kendall Meeting Place and Market Bazaar

When: every Thursday
Time: 9am to 12pm
Location: Kendall Community Centre, 19 Comboyne Street, Kendall

Kendall Meeting Place and Market Bazaar operate every Thursday on the grounds of the historic Kendall School of Arts Hall. Where for a tiny sum you can purchase delicious morning teas, lunches and great coffee and at the same time catch up on local gossip, solve the worries of the world and grab some great organic fruit and veggies grown by local villages.

The Kendall Global Garden will open your eyes to the vast array of edible plants grown and used in the Kendall Meeting Place recipes.

Kendall Showground Markets

When: 1st Sunday of each month
Time: 9am to 12pm
Location: Kendall Showground, 23 Batar Creek Road, Kendall

Kendall Showground Markets features local country produce, flowers, preserves, and arts and crafts in the middle of beautiful Kendall.

Laurieton Riverwalk Markets

Laurieton Riverwalk Markets

When: 3rd Sunday of each month, with an extra market in January
Time: 8am to 1pm
Location: Bruce Porter Reserve, Corner Tunis & Short Streets, Laurieton

The Laurieton Riverwalk Markets are held on the third Sunday of every month on the banks of the beautiful Camden Haven River. The markets showcase local produce, gourmet foods, arts and craft, plants, and bric-a-brac. Stall holders come from as far as Newcastle and the Hunter Valley, such is the popularity of the markets. Pony rides and a jumping castle are regular features, as well as live music.

Port Macquarie Art Society Market Bazaar

When: every Sunday
Time: 8am to 1pm
Location: Hamilton House, 198 Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie

The Port Macquarie Art Society Market Bazaar is held every Sunday, providing the opportunity to purchase handmade local arts and crafts, a wide variety of fresh produce and delicious food.

Real Food Markets

Real Food Markets Port Macquarie

When: every Tuesday
Time: 12pm to 6pm
Location: Port Central Hay Street Forecourt, Corner of Hay & Clarence Streets, Port Macquarie

The Real Food Markets are held each Tuesday from 12pm to 6pm in the Port Central Glasshouse Forecourt Port Macquarie. The stalls are full of organic, chemical-free, locally-grown goodness. Featuring farm-fresh organic eggs, local macadamias, local honey, cured meats, local cheese, fresh fruits and vegetables, plus much more. 

Make the Real Food Markets part of your weekly routine, take the kids down after school and support our local farmers and artisans.

Sunrise Campus Markets

Sunrise Campus Markets Port Macquarie

When: 1st Sunday of each month
Time: 8am to 1pm
Location: Charles Sturt University Campus, 7 Major Innes Road, Port Macquarie

Discover a delightful array of stalls offering fresh produce, artisanal crafts, handmade goods, and delectable street food, all in a vibrant atmosphere. With live entertainment and interactive activities for all ages, the Sunrise Campus Markets promises a fun-filled day for families and friends.

This bustling market is organised by the Rotary Club of Port Macquarie Sunrise. Join us and be part of a meaningful community-driven event.

The Foreshore Markets

Foreshore Markets Port Macquarie

When: 2nd Saturday of each month
Time: 8am to 1pm
Location: Westport Park, Corner Buller & Park Streets, Port Macquarie

The Foreshore Markets are a vibrant marketplace for local artists and artisans to showcase and market their talents in the Port Macquarie area. Unique handmade arts and crafts highlight the event with an eclectic mix of other stalls, from gourmet foods, locally grown produce, flowers, vintage clothing and handmade jewellery and clothing.

The Local Beachside Market

The Local Beachside Market Town Beach Port Macquarie

When: 4th Sunday of each month
Time: 8am to 1pm
Location: Town Beach, Port Macquarie

An eclectic market bringing together a vibrant and colourful collection of works by local artisans and artists, featuring locally grown, made or baked, farm fresh produce and fine food products.

Uniting Church Markets

When: 1st Saturday of every month, except January
Time: 8am to 11am
Location: Port Macquarie Uniting Church, Corner Oxley Highway & Sherwood Road, Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie Uniting Church Markets offer low cost goods suitable for all ages! Delicious Devonshire teas, BBQ, books, clothes, plants, toys, jewellery, art, homewares, jams and much more.

Wauchope Farmers’ Market

Wauchope Farmers Market

When: 4th Saturday of each month
Time: 8am to 12pm
Location: Wauchope Showground, 93a High Street, Wauchope

The Wauchope Farmers’ Market brings the growers, makers, bakers and creatives together on the fourth Saturday of every month at Wauchope Showgrounds. Spend the day in Wauchope, meet the farmers and foodies of the region, bring the kids and have some fun!

Local Harvest

Explore local farms and food producers, find community gardens, farmers markets, pick-your-own farms, farm-gate products, and organic retailers.

Local Harvest on the Mid North Coast

Locally Made

Discover talented local artisans and their handmade creations, showcasing everything made locally on the Mid North Coast.

Locally Made on the Mid North Coast