For all those seeking unique shopping, local produce and interesting food experience, we highly recommend a visit to one of the many regular local markets found in Perth City and the surrounding suburbs. Here you will get the opportunity to meet local producers, sample their locally grown products, and purchase items that are homemade and handcrafted within Western Australia.
In Western Australia, many successful businesses start out by showcasing their products directly to consumers at the local markets. These markets not only contribute to the Perth community atmosphere but also offer easy and affordable ways to eat well and healthily.
The markets in and around Perth happen regularly, with some being daily, weekly, monthly, seasonal and some are one-off market events. Here is our pick of the best markets to visit in Perth. Keep an eye on your local community newspapers and Facebook pages for smaller pop-up markets and stalls.
Markets Nearby to the City of Perth & Subiaco
Cathedral Square Thursday Lunch Markets
The Cathedral Square Thursday Lunch Markets is a series of inner-city pop-up lunch time markets held in the Cathedral Square Lawn located between St Georges Cathedral, State Buildings and the City of Perth Library. The market is admission free and open every Thursday from 11am – featuring a range of WA’s high quality local vendors. Grab your food and enjoy your delightful lunch experience in the sun.
Visit Cathedral Square Thursday Lunch Markets for more information.
Twilight Hawkers Market
The Twilight Hawkers Market is Perth’s biggest International Street Food Market offering a wide selection of the tastiest and authentic food around the world. Held in Forrest Place, the centre of the city, from 4.30pm to 9.30pm, it is an amazing summer night event to catch up with friends after work or bring the family to the town to enjoy delicious foods in a vibrant atmosphere with live local music.
The event operates seasonally from October to April each year. Visit Twilight Hawkers Market for more updates.
Mt Claremont Farmers Market
The Mount Claremont Farmers Market is a fresh produce market providing an opportunity for farmers and food producers to sell farm-origin and associated gourmet food products directly to their consumers. This school community based market, which commenced with only eight stalls in 2007, has successfully grown to over 45 stalls and consistently been attracting over 2000 locals each week. Enjoy your local fresh food shopping experience including fruit and vegetables, fish, meats, poultry, breads and dairy products while tasting espresso coffees, freshly squeezed juices, sausage sizzles, pastries, crepes, bacon & eggs, olive oils, condiments and more.
The market operates every Saturday morning at the Mt Claremont Primary School, situated on the corner of Alfred Road and Montgomery Road. Parking is available for a voluntary gold coin donation that helps to maintain grounds and supports local community groups.
Visit Mt Claremont Farmers Market for more information.
Subiaco Farmers Market
The Subiaco Farmers Market is one of the original farmers markets in WA, supporting WA farmers, growers, producers and people seeking a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. The market is operated by a not-for-profit organisation and all of its profits are donated to Subiaco Primary School.
Besides the fantastic seasonal fruit and veggies, seafood, meat, dairy products, bread and other specialty produce, in this market, you will find fabulous food and drink options for breakfast or brunch. They also have a broad range of specialty foods that includes gluten free food, hand-made pasta and organic products.
This market is open every Saturday morning at the Subiaco Primary School, 271 Bagot Road Subiaco. Parking is available at several places nearby.
Visit Subiaco Farmers Market for more information
The Perth Upmarket, established as Perth’s premier quarterly market for handcrafted wares, brings together over 200 of Perth’s talented local artists, designers, craftsmen and gourmets all under one roof at the University of Western Australia’s Winthrop Hall. This creators market only features products made or designed in Western Australia. You will find a broad range of products such as handmade clothing, wall art, cards, homewares, jewellery, cosmetics, cakes and more in the majestic UWA campus.
The next showcase is held on Sunday, 25th June 2017, 10am-4pm. Parking and entry are free. ATMs are available onsite.
Visit Perth Upmarket for more information.
The Fremantle Markets
The Fremantle Markets, located on the corner of Henderson Street & South Terrace Fremantle, are the best known weekend market in Western Australia and have been attracting both locals and tourists for its over 100 years of culture and heritage. The broad range of products they offer include unique aromas, arts, antique, accessories, crafts, clothing, souvenirs, fresh fruit and veggies, organic products, food stalls and more. You will also see street performers outside the hall. Enjoy the ultimate market experience with the distinctive atmosphere of culture and history in Fremantle.
The market is open on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday Public Holidays.
Visit Fremantle Markets for more information.
The E-Shed Markets, located in a magnificent historical building on Victoria Quay, are known as Fremantle’s best waterside market with an extensive alfresco terrace overlooking Fremantle’s beautiful harbour where the boats and ships pass by as they enter and leave Fremantle harbour.
The market is the only waterfront market in Western Australia and has been attracting many locals and visitors offering the international food, music, arts & crafts, gifts, souvenirs, jewellery & accessories, homewares, antiques, fashion, fresh produce items and more. Enjoy the warm aroma of a coffee looking over the picturesque harbour and meet friendly stall holders.
E-Shed Markets operates Friday, Saturday, Sunday and some selected Public Holiday from 9am to 5pm. The food court is open till 8pm. There are a number of parking areas available in Victoria Quay. Parking ticket machines take credit cards or coins (but not notes).
Visit E-Shed Markets for more information.
If you are looking for a different shopping experience, Many 2.0 is a unique and dynamic retail collective in Fremantle. This successful pop-up retail and workshop outlet, formerly known as Many 6160 located in Kings Square, relocated on Adelaide Street with a new name – Many 2.0. A wide range of items from local artists, craftsmen and fashion designers offers a fresh and unique approach to shopping.
This pop-up collective shop is normally open Thu, Fri, Sat and Sunday.
Visit Many 2.0 for more information.
Markets South of the River
Mandurah Boardwalk Farmers Markets
The Mandurah Boardwalk Farmers Markets are located 65 km south of the Perth CBD and offers fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, fish, bread, dairy products, honey, oil preserves and food and drink stalls on one of Mandurah’s iconic locations – THE BOARDWALK.
The market is open every Sunday morning between 8am and 1pm. Enjoy the local experience with children’s activities, live music and fresh food products provided by Western Australian farmers, growers and producers.
Visit Mandurah Boardwalk Farmers Markets for more information.
Canning Vale Markets
The Canning Vale Markets is one of the largest undercover Sunday markets in Western Australia with more than 300 stalls. The market offers probably everything you can imagine, from a wide range of food products to new and second-hand goods such as clothes, accessories, furniture, books, toys, gift and more. It is a paradise for bargain hunters and families seeking a day out on the weekend. There are plenty of food stalls and parking spaces available.
Visit Canning Vale Markets for more information.
Markets North of the River
Yanchep Monthly Markets
The Yanchep Monthly Markets are located 55 km north of the Perth CBD and are held on the last Sunday of each month between January and November, from 9am to 2pm at Yanchep’s Sports and Social Club. The market offers hot food, live music, farmer’s arts and crafts, fresh local veggies, olives and honey with over 50 stalls.
The next showcase is 28 May 2017. Visit Yanchep Monthly Markets for more information.
Joondalup Growers Market
The Joondalup Growers Market, opens every Saturday morning from 8am in beautiful Central Park, is an authentic growers market that brings fresh farm direct produce to customers from rural and semi-rural districts in Western Australia.
The market offers the best of best food, only freshly picked, cooked and baked products within WA, such as organic and conventionally grown fruit & vegetables in the Darling Range, grass fed beef from the pastures of Gingin, milk, cheese and yoghurt from Albany, bio-dynamic lamb, beef and pork from the Denmark coast and more. It is a great opportunity to meet people who grow the genuine food,
Visit Joondalup Growers Market for more information.
Markets in the Perth Hills
Kalamunda Village Markets
The Kalamunda Village Markets, located 31 km from the Perth CBD, claims to be Perth’s premier craft market and offer over 200 stalls of a diverse range of locally handcrafted and home grown/made products including jewellery, ceramics, pottery, steel and wood art, painting, clothing, handicrafts, fresh fruit, jams, condiments, ice-cream and cakes, and more. The variety of products available is substantial and they have something for everyone. You can also enjoy your brunch and lunch at the market listening to the delightful live music.
The market operates on the first Saturday of every month from 8.30am-2.30pm at the picturesque Town Square and Central Mall in Kalamunda. There is free parking nearby.
Visit Kalamunda Village Markets for more information.
Kalamunda Farmers Markets
The Kalamunda Farmers Market is a weekend market held every Sunday morning at the Central Mall, Kalamunda from 8am to 12pm. This award winning market is a strictly farmers, growers or producers in the region only market and enables shoppers to buy products directly from them.
The market offers an enormous range of products including seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables, organic meat, free range eggs, organic bread, gluten free options, cupcakes and biscuits, pastries, fresh juices, flowers, olive oil based soaps, nuts, cheese spices and more. It is a perfect place for families to go out, meet people, have breakfast or lunch in the amazing local atmosphere.
Visit Kalamunda Farmers Markets for more information.
Grower Direct Fruit and Vegetable
The Grower Direct Fruit and Vegetable is a family owned weekend market in a shed for an assortment of grower direct fruit and vegetables, natural honey, Carmel Valley Chocolates, free range eggs, assorted herbs, chili plants and citrus trees.
The shed is located on 170 Welshpool Road East, Lesmurdie, and operates on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Visit Grower Direct Fruit and Vegetable for more information.
Markets in the Swan Valley Region
Markets in the Valley (Market Day at Ugly Duckling Wines)
The Markets in the Valley, held at Ugly Duckling Wines on Sunday 28 May and 25 Jun 2017, offers a fantastic tasting and shopping experience in the Swan Valley.
The market features hand-crafted mosaics, jewellery, wooden toys, puzzles and games, clothing, leather products, woodwork, candles, soaps, retro and vintage products, home decor and more with over 30 market stalls. At the venue, you will also be tempted by delicious cheese, meat and other locally produced food options at Ugly Duckling Wines – a boutique vineyard and cellar door located in the heart of the Swan Valley. Enjoy your premium food and shopping experience with the fantastic view, and don’t forget to try a mouth-watering gourmet pie cooked with their wines.
Visit Markets in the Valley for more information
Old Perth Road Markets
The Old Perth Road Markets is an outdoor monthly market, located at the intersection of Guildford Road and Old Perth Rd in the heart of Bassendean. The market showcases delicious street food, a wide range of local crafts and entertainment. You will also meet local performers on the main stage at the market.
From April to September, the market operates as a day time market on the last Sunday of the month. In summer, the market turns into a twilight market that operates in the evening on Saturday.
The next market is held on Sunday, 28 May 2017 from 9.00am to 1.30pm. As an outdoor market, there is a possibility that the market will be cancelled if it is wet or too windy.
Visit Old Perth Road Markets for more information.
Stirling Square Market
The Stirling Square Market, which was previously held in the Guildford Town Hall as the Guildford Market, is now held in the picturesque Stirling Square. The market features all things vintage, handcrafted wares, locally produced items, live music and dance. They also offer monthly workshops and free children’s activities. It is a family friendly market and dogs on a leash are also permitted within the Square.
The market operates on the 3rd Sunday of each month and next open day is on Sunday, 21st May.
Visit Stirling Square Market for more information.
The Swan Valley Vineyards offer regular smaller markets for fresh produce, cheeses and more. Keep an eye on the events page on the Swan Valley Visitor Centre website for dates and information.
Markets in the Margaret River Region
Margaret River Farmers’ Market
The Margaret River Farmers’ Market, held at Margaret River Education Campus, is one of the greatest options to explore and taste some Margaret River Region’s seasonal delights with over 50 stalls.
Besides fresh fruit and vegetables for local weekend shoppers, the market offers gourmet food and a special treat of handmade chocolate, cakes, nougat and wines. Have delicious breakfast and coffee and enjoy chatting with the stall holders and others from the community in a vibrant festival atmosphere.
Visit Margaret River Farmers’ Market for more information.
Margaret River Town Square Markets
Margaret River Town Square Markets, situated in the heart of Margaret River, offers a selection of locally grown or produced products within the Margaret River Region. At the market, you will also find unique jewellery, clothes, art and a huge range of crafts handmade by locals. It is a great place to find different souvenirs to take home.
The market is held every Sunday from November to April, and twice a month plus public holidays at other times (closed July and August).
Visit Margaret River Town Square Markets for more information.
For larger one-off market dates and information, check our our Events Channel.
Market Day Tours
If you are interested in visiting markets on a custom tour with Explore Tours Perth, we would love to help you. Please contact us to find out more.