One of the things that make Byron Bay a favourable holiday destination in Australia is its product-full and vibrant markets. The markets are not just places to buy commodities, but also places to see extraordinary things and enjoy great atmosphere. From the Byron Bay town centre to the surrounding NSW regions, you can visit busy markets every day. There are all kinds of markets, some selling fresh farm produce while others selling souvenirs. Here are the Byron Bay NSW Markets. To find great accommodation in Byron Bay go to http://www.hotelsbyronbay.net.au/
Byron Bay Community Market.
Held at Butler Street reserve, the community market is one of the best places to buy fresh produce, hand-crafted items, take-away food and exotic imports. And that’s not all. You can also purchase furniture, high quality jewelry, pottery, sculpture, candles, clothes jostle and skin care products. The market takes place on the 1st Sunday of each month. It is also available on the 3rd Sundays of January and December.
Byron Bay Artisan Market.
As the name suggests, this market showcases art and craft commodities made by the locals. When visiting the market, you will have an opportunity to see what the local artisans offer and if interested, buy some of the items. It is held at the Railway Park every Saturday between 4pm and 9pm and runs from October to March.
Byron Farmers Market.
You can only come across a wide variety of farm produce in this market. Farmers flock here to sell products such as fruits and vegetables, cut flowers, herbs, eggs, seedlings, organic coffee, beef, pork and fish. Other items sold here include bread, cakes, muffins, pickles and sauces. The market is held at the Butlers Street reserve every Thursday between 8am and 11am.
Mullumbimby Farmers Market.
This is colourful market that showcases commodities such as exotic fruits, nuts, spices, bush foods, bread, pastries, fish, organic chocolate, tempeh and cheese. The market is also a perfect place to hang out with kids. Want to visit Mullumbimby market? Well, be at Mullumbimby Showground on a Friday between 7am and 11am.
New Brighton Farmers Market.
This is a market for both growers and art producers. So you can find a variety of items here including fruits and vegetables, meat, nuts, spices, honey, local sculpture, toys, glass, home wares and ceramic. When visiting the New Brighton market, you will have an opportunity to eat a delicious breakfast, listen to live music and get involved in a lot of fun activities. It is held at the New Brighton Oval every Tuesday between 8am and 11am.
Other popular Byron Bay NSW Markets include Channon Market and Bangalow Market which are held at the Channon and Bangalow Showground respectively. There are also the Beachside Markets, Murwillumbah Markets, Nimbin Markets, Kingscliff Market, Uki Buttery Bazaar Markets, Pottsville Markets, Lismore Car Boot Market, Lennox Head Markets, Brunswick Heads Markets and Alstonville Markets. For more information check out www.tripadvisor.com/ByronBay