Who doesn't love a bustling market?
If you're exploring the stunning Central Coast of NSW, you're in for a treat. We've rounded up the locals' favourite markets for you.
These markets offer an eclectic mix, from fresh produce to charming bric-a-brac and high-quality gems.
Remember, market dates can change for different reasons. For the most up-to-date info, visit their Facebook pages.
Date: Every Sunday
Time: 7am –1pm
Location: Gosford Showground, Showground Rd, Gosford
Discover local homegrown produce from farmers and makers at Gosford City Farmers Market.
Grab fresh fruits and vegetables. Indulge in tasty goodies like sourdough bread, cheeses, olives, nuts, chutneys, and relishes.
Try organic kimchi and sauerkraut and grab a doughnut.
And quench your thirst with kombucha on tap, water kefir or cold-pressed juice.
The Gosford City Farmers Market is the perfect spot to grab a bite from a food truck or stall.
Date: Saturday and Sunday
Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: 189 Ocean View Road, Ettalong
The Ettalong Markets offer a unique dining precinct and boutique shops.
Enjoy quirky knick-knacks, beautiful watercolour paintings, beachy home decor and more.
But perhaps the best part? The delectable eateries like Taste of France, Lavash, Palaĉinki Cafe, and Vegalicious. Make sure to arrive with an appetite!
There's also a fresh fruit and vegetable market on Saturdays.
The stunning architecture alone makes it a visit worth your while.
Date: 4th Sunday of the month
Time: 9am – 2pm
Location: Heazlett Park, Avoca Beach
Looking for quality and handmade gems in arts, crafts, jewellery and textiles? The Avoca Beachside Markets is the place to be!
Here you'll also discover tasty treats like jams, honey, cheese, and bagels.
These markets have a great lakeside atmosphere with live music and a playground for kids.
Remember to bring your furry friends too!
Date: 1st Saturday of the month
Time: 9am – 3pm
Location: Terrigal Esplanade, Terrigal
Explore over 50 stalls at Terrigal Beach Markets located in a top spot beside the beach.
You can find various items like clothes, candles, jewellery, soaps, relishes and chutneys.
There's also live music to elevate the atmosphere.
Once you're done checking out the markets, stroll along the esplanade or sip on a refreshing beer at Florida Beach Bar.
Date: 3rd Sunday of the month
Time: 9am – 2pm
Location: Sydney Ave, Umina Beach
Enjoy 75+ stalls at Umina Beach Markets, a treasure trove of market delights.
Discover captivating art, fresh fruits and veggies, clothes, and delicious food.
This market is right by the beach and a large children's playground.
Enjoy live music while soaking up the good vibes.
Date: Last Saturday of the month
Time: 9am – 2pm
Location: Tuggerah Parade, Long Jetty
Long Jetty Markets has live music and 120+ quality arts, crafts, fashion and food stalls.
Everyone can find something they like.
You get more than a market experience. Situated by the lake, this spot is also perfect for watching sunsets and having picnics.
Enjoy a fantastic day with a great atmosphere and quality products at good prices.
Date: Held four times a year
Time: Saturday 8am – 3pm; Sunday 9am – 2pm
Location: 3/8 Russell Drysdale Street East Gosford
The Terrigal Antique & Vintage Fair is the Central Coast's sole vintage market. It's an absolute must-visit for antique enthusiasts.
Discover an amazing selection of authentic vintage, antique, and retro items.
Browse through homewares, vintage clothing, accessories, and rustic farmyard treasures.
The collection includes everything from oil lamps to typewriters and vintage cameras.