Scope out some bric a brac; discover souvenirs and spy vintage fashion finds. Enjoy some easy-like-Sunday-morning market stall browsing.
Manly Arts & Crafts Markets
Shop for pre-loved clothing and arts and crafts under beach brollies and then head for breakfast after. Jellyfish café is a Manly must-do for brunch. Skip parking and ferry in for a stress free Sunday.
The Corso, Sydney Road, Manly. (02) 9315 7011 www.manlymarkets.com.au
Sydney Flower Markets
Romantics will go wild here for the buckets of beautiful buds. Warehouses are packed every imaginable flower from lilies, chrysanthemums and carnations to David Austin Roses. Go early for $8 and the pick of the bunch or later for free to do a little flower dealing and good bargains before closing.
Building F, Austin Avenue, Flemington. (02) 9325 6228 www.sydneymarkets.com.au
Kirribilli Fashion Market
Get here on the second Sunday in the month to get down to the serious business of snagging the best vintage finds from over 90 stalls with Harbour views. Fashion items bought on a whim and never worn often end up here to be recycled by the next savvy fashionista.
Bradfield Park, Milsons Point (02) 9922 4428 www.kirribillimarkets.com
Bondi Beach Markets
Fashiony types in big sunnies compete for the best jewellery bargains at this beachside market. Close the deal on a silver chain or charm bracelet, pick up some decent swimmers and when you are all shopped out, head to Brown Sugar for coffee to find the Bondi locals.
Open 10am to 4pm. Bondi Beach Public School, Campbell Parade, Bondi Beach (02) 9315 8988 www.bondimarkets.com.au
The Rocks Weekend Markets
Tune into lots of different accents here as tourists galore bustle around to pick up Aussie paraphernalia. Think Ugg boots, photos of Sydney scenes and trinkets made out of wire and ceramics. Amid the model cockatoos, enjoy some warm honey roasted nuts and potter around the cobbled laneways. This place can feel pretty romantic as the sun sets and fairy lights glow under the umbrellas.
Level 6, 66 Harrington Street, The Rocks (02) 9240 8500 www.therocks.com
EQ (Entertainment Quarter) Village Market
This is a treasure trove of beautiful organic produce, artisan breads, locally sourced meat, wonderful cheese, jewellery, accessories and toys. Browse the stalls, fill your wicker basket and catch a movie after.
Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park (02) 8117 6700 www.eqmoorepark.com.au
Frenchs Forest Organic Markets
Shop for organic fresh fruit, veggies, bread, meat and other gourmet goodies. There’s also Zen like natural therapies and crafty things as well as plants and blooms on offer. Open 8.30am-1pm.
Parkway Hotel, Frenchs Forest Rd East, Frenchs Forest (02) 9999 2227 www.organicfoodmarkets.com.au