Weekend Markets

Published Wed 15 Feb 2017

Here’s a guide to some popular weekend markets in our local area held throughout the year. Markets in our local area showcase a variety of delicious fresh produce, jams and hand-made arts and crafts. Depending on which market you visit, you may also be able to hear some upcoming local musicians. We promise there will be coffee and possibly a sausage sizzle so why not visit a market this weekend and support our locals!

Weekend Markets
  • Geelong Farmer’s Market
    One of the more popular markets which has dozens of stalls selling some of the best local produce plus delicious gourmet goods including biscuits, breads, wines and cheese. The market also has entertainment from local chefs and cooks as well as entertainment for the kids with face painting and petting zoos.
    Where: Geelong Mall outside Market Square between Moorabool Streets and Yarra Streets, Geelong
    Cost: Free
    When: Second Saturday of each month from 9:30am – 12:30pm
  • Geelong Waterfront Makers and Growers Market
    The market showcases a range of hand made and home grown produces including candles, clothing, jewellery, flowers & plants and of course fruit & veg.  
    Steampacket Gardens – Eastern Beach Road, Geelong
    Cost: Gold Coin Donation
    When: First Sunday of each month – 10:00am – 2:00pm during Autumn & Winter and from 10:00am – 3:00pm during Spring & Summer
  • Belmont Market
    About: There’s a wide variety of products on offer every week, including popular items such as new, pre-loved and vintage clothing, fresh fruit & veg, plants and flowers, confectionary, homewares and much more.
    Where: 1 Barwon Heads Road, Belmont
    Cost: Free
    When: Every Sunday from 8:00am – 1:00pm
  • Geelong Showgrounds Market
    The Geelong Showgrounds Market has over 150 stalls with a wide range of items from fresh produce, flowers and plants, household goods, tools, toys and clothing.
    Where: Geelong Showground – Breakwater Road, Breakwater
    Cost: Free
    When: Every Sunday from 8:00am – 2:00pm
  • Torquay Cowrie Market
    A community market run overlooking Zeally Bay on the Torquay Foreshore. This market has a friendly atmosphere with local music, creative produce, fresh food and activities for the kids.
    Where: Torquay Esplanade between Zeally Bay Road and Anderson Street
    Cost: Free
    When: Third Sunday of each month from September to April
  • Torquay Famer’s Market
    A genuine European style farmer’s market with great food and produce from around the region including local and regional bread, cheese, wine, organics, eggs, veggies, jam, honey and much more.
    Where: 1 Merrijig Drive, Torquay
    Cost: Free
    When: Every Saturday from 8:30am – 1pm
  • Live Well Markets at Warralily
    The Live Well Markets at Warralily is hosted by the Community Residents Group within the estate which aims to support local businesses and local upcoming artists. Local suppliers are also sourced to help stage the event. Hosting the event within Warralily helps bring the community and residents a chance to get together and meet new people. Stall holders usually consist of food vendors, jewellery, homewares, clothing, candles, art and more.
    Where: Locations vary within Warralily
    Cost: Free
    When: Every Quarter - The next Market will be held on Sunday 9th April
    For more information please refer to the Warralily facebook page or website.

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