Showcasing the regions finest produce and most talented artisans, the various markets in and around Batemans Bay are the perfect place to spend your day. Whether you’re after an extra special birthday gift, some local fruits and vegetables, vintage treasures, or ethical meats, the markets are the place to shop.
After consulting with the locals and doing a little research, we’ve decided on the best markets in Batemans Bay.
Let’s jump right into it.
What makes a fantastic community market?
What do you want out of a market? If you’re not quite sure, start by looking for the following traits:
- A focus on local. When we shop at the markets for produce and other products, we want to experience the best of the region. When we shop at markets in Batemans Bay, we should have access to fruits and veggies, meats, baked good, crafts, and other products grown, raised, created, and made in the region.
- Easy access and parking. Easy access and ample parking make any trip to the markets that little bit easier.
- Shaded areas. If you’re attending an outdoor market in Batemans Bay during the hot summer months, shaded areas are a must. This is particularly important for families with young kids.
- A great range of produce and hand-made wares. Whatever you are looking for, markets with a diverse range of products will keep you entertained and inspired for hours.
The top markets in Batemans Bay according to you
To be listed in our Best of Region series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on both Google and Facebook and maintain a minimum average of 4/5 stars.
Without further ado, here are the top best markets in Batemans Bay and surrounds.
Held on the first and third Sunday of each month on the stunning Corrigan’s Beach Reserve right here in Batemans Bay, the Sunday Market is the perfect place for a leisurely wander. Facilitated by Marine Rescue Batemans Bay and Rotary Batemans Bay, the market is home to more than 60 stalls selling food, collectables, clothing, plants, gifts, second-hand wares, and more. You’ll also enjoy live music and great coffee – sounds perfect to us.
On Tuesday afternoons, Riverside Park plays host to the spectacular SAGE Farmers Market. This market is the result of the community’s demand for quality local produce. Here, you can access the best locally grown, made, and harvested food direct from the producers – how great is that.
The Moruya Country Market is a lively, colourful Saturday morning market that takes place on the scenic bank of the Moruya River. With more than 140 stallholders stocking everything from fresh produce to pre-loved books and bric-a-brac, The Moruya Country Market is loved by the whole family. Live music and tasty refreshments round out the relaxed atmosphere.
Which markets did you pick?
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