Are you on the hunt for the best farmers markets on the Central Coast? Well, look no further; we have some of the most popular places that are an absolute must.
There is something so special about a community coming together, which you will definitely get a taste of at any of Central Coast’s markets. We can promise you will have no regrets and your expectations will be exceeded.
If you’re looking for your next coffee and breaky spot to fill your bags with organic fruit and veg, or something a little quirky and fun for the weekend, then we have got you covered. From the freshest baked goods, farm fresh produce, artisans and homewares, you will find something to fall in love with.
Keep reading and find out where all of the best markets are in Avoca Beach, Long Jetty, Gosford, The Entrance and Jervis Bay.
5 Most Popular Farmers Markets on the Central Coast
1. Avoca Beachside Market
When: Last Sunday of every month
Time: 9am to 2pm
Where: Heazlett Park Foreshore, Avoca Beach NSW 2251
The Avoca Beachside Market showcases its hippie roots through its colourful décor, eclectic vibes and sustainable ethos. Situated on the Heazlett Park Foreshore, shoppers can buy local fresh fruit and veg, a variety of cheeses and a mix of spices at the waterfront produce area.
Whilst listening to amazing local musicians, you can also wander the many stalls offering skincare, jewellery, art and delicious international cuisines. This award-winning market is a definite must when travelling to the Central Coast.
2. Long Jetty Market
When: Every fourth Saturday of each month
Time: 9am to 2pm
Where: 142 Tuggerah Parade, Long Jetty NSW 2261
Long Jetty Market is held along Tuggerah Parade and is open on the fourth Saturday of every month between 9am and 2pm. This market is a much-loved community gem, devoted to exhibiting over 110 of the towns best stallholders specialising in fresh produce, breads, honey and freshly baked goodies.
Besides the mouth-watering food, you can also enjoy traditional stalls of gardening and plants, jewellery, and a variety of bric-a-bracs.
While you’re there, don’t forget to try one of the succulent cupcakes — they look legit!!
3. Gosford City Farmers Markets
When: Every Sunday
Time: 7am to 12pm
Where: Showground Road, Gosford NSW 2250
Every Sunday between 7am and 12pm, locals can enjoy the Gosford City Farmers Market. As one of Central Coast’s top markets, it is an absolute delight on the tastebuds. Grab a coffee and a German pretzel and waltz around the grounds of boutique wineries, fresh farmers produce, gourmet foods and carefully created artisans.
Not only is this a market, but it also takes you on an experience talking directly to the Aussie farmers who grow your food. You can ask for tips on how to store your fruit and veg, different ways to use it and get an insight of where it comes from.
4. The Entrance Market
When: Every Saturday
Time: 9am to 2pm
Where: Memorial Park, Marine Parade, The Entrance NSW 2261
If you’re looking to support local small businesses, then The Entrance Market is the place to be. Located right on the water along Marine Parade, trading every Saturday between 9am and 2pm, it is the perfect way to kick start the weekend!
Treat yourself to delicious cheeses, freshly baked breads, gourmet pastries, fresh flowers and locally produced fruit and veg.
This family friendly market has something for everyone, from art and crafts, homewares, unique fashion pieces, plants and of course taking a ride on the iconic Ferris wheel!
5. Jervis Bay Maritime Museum Market
When: First Saturday of every month
Time: 10am to 3pm off-peak and 3pm to 7pm during daylight savings
Where: Woollamia Road, Huskisson NSW 2540
Located on the grounds of the Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, this market is held on the first Saturday of every month between 10am and 3pm. Pick from the freshest fruit and veg ready for the week ahead, and take a stroll among the many stalls offering a collection of local hand-made homewares, crafts and art.
Bring a picnic blanket and gather your friends and family to dine on delicious food and a fresh pot of tea, whilst listening to jams from live music and watching the sunset.
This is also a great area to take a walk down the mangrove boardwalk and check out the Museum shop.
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