Tasmania’s markets showcase unique art and crafts, locally made souvenirs, rare antiquities and freshly grown produce in atmospheric locations across the island.
From expansive city bazaars through to quaint farmers markets in regional areas, Tasmania’s markets are the ideal setting to experience Tasmania’s culture, creativity and friendliness while supporting local economic activity.
The institutional Salamanca Market at Hobart’s waterfront attracts tens of thousands of visitors every Saturday morning and offers delightful food and coffee, handmade crafts and fresh produce surrounded by the energetic vibe of buskers, bands and entertainers.
Heading into the country, visitors find charming outdoor markets and country shows where it’s possible to pick up organic meats, dairy products, and a wide range of vegetable produce whilst having a chat with the farmer who grew them.
Select a region below to discover interesting and diverse Tasmanian markets and bazaars:
Hobart & Southern Tasmania
Hobart – Salamanca Market
Salamanca Market is one of Hobart’s most famous markets. Every Saturday morning, the esplanade along Hobart’s waterfront comes alive with colourful stalls and delicious food woven into a world-class market atmosphere. Get in early every Saturday morning to avoid the crowd of up to 40,000 people. Learn more here.
Hobart – The Grand Poobah Bazaar
This exotically named market occurs on the first Sunday of every month and is a great one for late risers as it’s open from noon until 5pm. Sift through the chaos to pick up cheap clothes, pre-loved crockery and old records, as well as the odd treasure and trinket. Head to 142 Liverpool Street, North Hobart. Learn more here.
Hobart, Berriedale – Mona Market
In the quiet, unassuming suburb of Berriedale is a market held every Saturday on the rooftop of the Museum of Old and New Art. Anything goes here and visitors can expect controversial stalls (Much like the Museum of Old and New Art).
Hobart – The Market
‘The Market’ is a special event market and is advertised as ‘a boutique showcase of independent Tasmanian art and design’. The Market takes place at odd times throughout the year and is a dream for art lovers and those looking to pick up an unusual gift or souvenir. Learn more here.
Hobart, Rosetta – The Nook Market
Located in Rosetta at the Montrose Bay Yacht Club, this market sells handmade items, second-hand goods, vintage collectibles and edible goodies four times a year. Learn more here.
Hobart, Sandy Bay – Lazy May’s Beachside Market
More of a festival than a market, Lazy May’s in Sandy Bay is what summer days were made for. It’s a great choice for all the family, with music all day, plenty of food and drink, creative arts and crafts, and the beach nearby. Held at odd times throughout the year at Long Beach Parklands, Beach Road, Sandy Bay. Learn more here.
Hobart – All Saints Market
Another of Hobart’s markets is located in All Saints Anglican Church and takes place once a month. They offer all sorts of goodies with over 30 stalls selling things like vintage clothing and vegetable seedlings. The BBQ is always popular. Drop in and have a chat with one of the stallholders. Held every Saturday 9 till 2pm. Learn more here.
Hobart, Rosny – The Barn Market
The Barn Market is held in Rosny Barn, Hobart on the first Sunday of the month (once a quarter) and showcases a glorious array of art, clothes, and home and garden wares. The market prides itself on having everything Tasmanian made, designed and grown. With locally ground coffee, wine and cider on offer, it’s always a jovial event. Learn more here.
Hobart Showground Sunday Market
The Hobart Showground Sunday Market is another iconic market where visitors have the opportunity to haggle with local stall owners for items like second hand clothes, sculptures, chutneys, and garden furniture, to name a few. Held at 2 Howard Road, Glenorchy every Sunday. Learn more here.
Hobart, Moonah – Island Markets
Open from Thursday to Sunday, the Island Markets in Moonah are packed with delicious fruit, vegetables, meat and seafood, as well as crafts, toys, jewellery and other goods. From 9am till 5pm. Learn more here.
Hobart – Farm Gate Market
The Farm Gate Market takes place every Sunday between 8:30am and 1pm. The market boasts an array of fresh Tasmanian produce and gourmet foods. Cheese lovers have the opportunity to taste a smorgasbord of different cheeses and gardeners relish in the many different kinds of plants, herbs and flowers on offer. Held on Bathurst St, Hobart, from Murray – Elizabeth St.
Dodges Ferry Artisans and Farmers’ Market
The Dodges Ferry Artisans and Farmers’ Market at The Boat Park at Dodges Ferry combines musicians and performers with plenty of fresh produce, gifts and entertainment. Held on the 3rd Sunday of every month. Learn more here.
Bream Creek Farmers’ Market
Held on the morning of the first Sunday of every month, the Bream Creek Farmers’ Market is located at the Bream Creek Show Grounds and specializes in fresh produce. They encourage all new growers, cooks, and brewers to show off their wares. The market is a busy but friendly affair and when visitors have had their full of locally grown, organic fare, they can take a wander at the nearby beach. Learn more here.
New Norfolk – Derwent Valley Community Market
Located at the Community Centre, The Avenue, New Norfolk, the market operates once a month. For bookings or more information please phone Chris 0427 612 327 or Lexie 0458 649 379 or visit their Facebook page here.
New Norfolk – Big River Growers Market
Located at the Willow Court Complex, The Avenue, New Norfolk.
Saturday mornings from 8.00am to 12 noon – from December through to Easter
Monthly over winter.
Collinsvale & District Makers & Growers Market
In the warmer months visitors visit this rural community market, 24km north of Hobart. Held once a month on a Saturday in the Memorial Hall on Hall Road, stall holders offer locally produced Tasmanian crafts including handmade jewellery, organic soap and natural skincare products.
Cygnet Market is a unique market held on the first and third Sunday of every month. Visitors find a warm and cosy atmosphere and can enjoy music, art, and fresh delicious food.
Margate Train Sunday Market
The Margate Train Sunday Market is an iconic regional attraction, where stallholders of all types trade in restored carriages from Tasmania’s last passenger train. The buffet car is open for coffee and snacks too. Every Sunday, 9am till 2pm, at 1567 Channel Highway, Margate.
Kingston Beach Handmade Market
Just five minutes’ walk from the beach, the Kingston Beach Handmade Market brims with artists, designers and passionate craftspeople. As the name would suggest, there is a focus on handmade products and the atmosphere is always buzzing. It’s a monthly market with indoor and outdoor stalls located in and around Kingston Beach Hall. Held at 20 Beach Road, Kingston every Sunday 10am to 3pm. Learn more here.
The Sorell Market started over 16 years ago with only three stalls, but has since grown into an expansive market experience. Still a family affair, the market opens next to the Sorell Memorial Hall every Sunday during the summer, and every second Sunday during the winter. Stallholders work on a rotation system so visitors are bound to find new treasures on every visit.
Greater Launceston Region
Latrobe Village Market
Latrobe Village Market is a charming Sunday market that welcomes visitors and neighbours alike to browse the treasure trove of goodies on show. The market takes place opposite the Council Chambers every Sunday until 2pm.
Launceston Esk Market
The Launceston Esk Market takes place on Forster Street, every Sunday morning and features over 150 stalls with bric-a-brac, antique furniture, toys, craft supplies, and much more available to browse. Everything is housed indoors so it’s great for a rainy day.
Launceston – Boardmills Market
The Boardmills Market is a city market with a country vibe. It’s a perfect break from busy Launceston and provides visitors with a chance to sample delicious coffee and cakes, absorb the music and art on display and wander round colourful stalls. Held every Saturday from 9 till 2pm at 9 Killafaddy Rd, Newstead. Learn more here.
Launceston – My Closet Market
Launceston’s My Closet Market is a bric-a-brac market ideal for those wanting to pick up some new and second-hand clothes bargains. $2 admission will also enter visitors into a draw to win an exclusive gift. Located on Launceston’s High Street. Learn more here.
Launceston Farmers’ Market
Launceston’s Farmers Market takes place every Saturday from 8.30 to 12.30pm on Cimitiere Street and is filled to the brim with hearty farmer-worthy fare. This market offers a great chance to chat with local farmers while buying organic produce. Learn more here.
Every Sunday at Falls Park on Logan Road, people flock to enjoy themselves at the fun and interesting Evandale Market. Not only are there over 100 stalls to browse but there are children’s amusements, plenty of food stalls, and the village to explore with its quaint Georgian cottages and churches.
Bridport CWA Market
Another monthly market, but focusing on crafts as well as fresh produce, the Bridport CWA Market is held at the CWA Hall until 2pm on the first Saturday of every month. Local craft makers come out in force to present their beautiful hand-made pieces.
Lilydale Village Market
Once a month, the historic Memorial Hall of Lilydale hosts a quaint, charming market where locally brewed beer and mulled wine is served and visitors casually browse craft and produce stalls. The market is on the second Sunday of each month from 10am to 2pm. Learn more here.
Lilydale – Meet the Producer Market
Lilydale’s ‘Meet the Producer’ market is held weekly and encourages visitors to ‘meet the producer’, that is, chat to the makers, artists, farmers, and growers to learn more about the origins and production process of their food and products. Visitors will find the vibrant market on Lilydale Road every Sunday morning from 10am till 2pm. Learn more here.
Kempton Blue Place Market
The Kempton Blue Place Market takes place in a quaint blue church in Kempton on the third Sunday of every month. In this market from yesteryear, passionate stallholders sell cakes and dusty items that may have been in their attic since their children left home. Visitors will find it hard ignore the charm and magic of this unique attraction… and may even pick up a bargain on a scented soap. Held at The Blue Place, Kempton.
The Brighton Market is held on the first Sunday of the month from 9 am until 2pm at Pontville Hall. Not only can visitors enjoy the grand selection of bric-a-brac and antique jewellery on offer, they can also purchase a hot meal or a Devonshire cream tea.
Bushy Park Community Market
The Bushy Park Community Market is held every day between 10am and 2pm, at Bushy Park in the Derwent Valley. Visitors can pick up second-hand clothes bargains, purchase fresh vegetables or choose from the eclectic selection of bric-a-brac on offer.
Campbell Town Market
The Campbell Town Market is held at the Campbell Town Hall on the last Sunday of the month. Stallholders offer a wide variety of produce, souvenirs and bric-a-brac; and usually at least one shop selling tempting cakes can be found. There are other unique attractions around the town to make your visit to Campbell Town one to remember.
Oatlands Mini Farmers’ Market
On the 3rd Sunday of the month, farmers and artists gather on the High Street in Oatlands to sell their produce and art to the public. Held at 83 – 85 High Street, Oatlands.
Held at Oatlands’ Masonic Hall on the first Sunday of every month between 10am and 2pm in the Community Hall, visitors are able to stock up on fresh fruit, vegetables, preserves, chutneys and delicious homemade baked goods.
North Coast Region
Daisy Chains and Desert Boots Market
In the charming small town of Burnie is the curiously named ‘Daisy Chains and Desert Boots Market’ market, held on the first Sunday of every month until 1pm. Held at the Burnie High School Gymnasium in Cooee, the market offers craft and variety stalls.
Burnie Farmers’ Market
The Burnie Farmers’ Market is located at the Wivenhoe Showgrounds in Anglesea Street, and includes a rustic famer’s market and cappuccino bar. Visitors chat with farmers about their local produce and growing techniques. Held every first and third Saturday of the month, until midday.
For an authentic country market, visit the impressive outdoor market held at Deloraine Showgrounds on the first Saturday of each month (excluding Nov and Jan). With comfort food in abundance, it’s a great place to stock up on cakes, honeys, and jams, as well as try out the delicious kitchen food on offer. Learn more here.
Devonport Farmers’ Market
On the second and fourth Saturday of each month, the Devonport Showgrounds come alive with the hustle and bustle of local growers, farmers and craftspeople selling their wares. Visitors should head down early to take advantage of fresh farm produce and homemade fare on offer. Learn more here.
Don Village Market
For a variety of home and garden goods, visit the Don Village Memorial Hall in Don on a Sunday between 9am and 3pm, for their weekly local market.
Located between Devonport and Burnie, Penguin Market features over 200 stalls which makes it one of Tasmania’s largest marketss. Taking place every Sunday morning, visitors enjoy browsing the myriad of stalls just as much as choosing what to eat in the international food court afterwards. Held at the corner of Arnold and King Streets.
Port Sorell – Northdown Market
Port Sorell holds a market on the second Saturday of every month from 9.30am in the Northdown Anglican Church Hall. Shoppers will find bric-a-brac galore, fresh produce, and plenty to please the taste buds.
Sheffield Town Hall Market
The Sheffield Town Hall Market offers all sorts of fare including live poultry, stationery supplies and handmade gifts. Held every second Saturday of the month from 9am till 3pm. Learn more here.
Swansea Community Market
The community of Swansea comes together every second Saturday of the month to sell homemade wares and homegrown produce at the Swansea Town Hall. There is always a passionate barista on standby… and always a slice of cake on offer. From 10am till 1pm. Learn more here.
Held at the Ulverstone Catholic Church at 3 Alexandra Road, this market opens every Saturday from 9am to 1pm. Featuring a huge range of stalls selling fresh farm produce, bric-a-brac and more, this is a great opportunity to pick up a bargain while experiencing Tasmanian culture. All proceeds go to charity.
The Wilmot Market is located at Wilmot Hall in Main Street, Wilmot and features local wines, olive oils, honeys, and sorbets. There’s a wide selection of bric-a-brac, gizmos and gifts to wander amongst. 9am to 2pm, on the first Saturday every month. Learn more here.
Wynyard – Axeman’s Makers’ Market
Wynyard’s Axeman’s Makers’ Market features a wide range of leather goods, woodwork, and beautiful homemade clothing for adults and children, as well as many other types of products. Every Sunday 9am till 3pm, Station Street in Wynyard. Learn more here.
Wynyard – Made with Love Market Bazaar
The ‘Made With Love Market Bazaar’ is an environmentally conscious market held every second Saturday of the month. Many of the bazaar’s products are produced from recycled materials and there are many vintage and antique gems available for shoppers to pick up. With musicians offering entertainment and tables and chairs laid out, it’s a place for meeting and mingling, as well as shopping. 45 Jackson Street in Wynyard. Learn more here.
Wynyard – Bloomin’ Tulips Foreshore Markets
The Bloomin’ Tulips Foreshore Markets are held on the first and third Sunday of every month on the Old Bass Highway, from 8.30 until 2pm. This is a popular choice for garden lovers and those looking for second hand goods. Jams, chutneys and fresh fruits and vegetables are available. Summer is also home to occasional Friday night twilight markets.