The best way to get a taste for an area when on holidays is to visit the local markets. Shop for a unique souvenir to remember your time away, treat your tastebuds to some local produce or just enjoy browsing and chatting to the stall holders. Here is part two of our must do markets to get you in the mood for a bit of shopping during your next holiday.

Horseshoe Bay Markets

Stroll along the relaxed beachside location and browse a variety of stalls at the Horseshoe Bay Markets, held the second Saturday of the month at Horseshoe Bay Reserve in South West Rocks. There is always something new to see, with stallholders changing from month to month. Sample some local seasonal produce, indulge your sweet tooth with homemade cakes and slices or shop for colourful clothes and souvenirs.
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Laurieton Riverwalk Markets

Browse markets stalls on the picturesque banks of the Camden Haven River at the Laurieton Riverwalk Markets, held the third Sunday of each month. Fill your belly with gourmet food and fresh local produce, be enchanted by colourful arts and crafts or hunt for a bargain amongst the bric-a-brac stalls. The markets are a popular family day out and often feature kids’ entertainment or live music.
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Explore the markets for unique gifts and accessories during your next Ingenia Holidays getaway

Legacy Markets

The Legacy Markets are a lovely relaxed place to spend a Sunday, nestled under the shady trees at Neil Carrol Park in Nelson Bay, close to the water front. The markets are held on the first, third and fifth Sunday of each month and showcase a variety of local produce, arts and crafts and second hand goods. Have a chat to the stall holders about the delicate handicrafts and pottery, purchase some sweet treats at the cake stalls or stock up on locally grown fruit and vegies.
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Lake Macquarie Farmer’s Market

Wander amongst stalls brimming with vibrantly coloured fruits and vegetables, breath in the smell of freshly baked pastries and be tempted by cuisine from around the world at the Lake Macquarie Farmer’s Market, held the second and fourth Saturday of the month at Speers Point Park. Let your stomach lead the way as you shop for locally made pastas, cheeses and sweets or shop for unique clothing, handmade gifts and artworks as a memento of your holiday.
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Shop for fresh produce at a farmers market during your next stay at Ingenia Holidays

Moruya Country Market

The Moruya Country Market has been a favourite Saturday morning hang out for locals and visitors for over 35 years. The weekly markets are held in the Riverside Park, beside the lovely Moruya River, and bring together over 120 stall holders featuring local arts and crafts, food, produce and more. Listen to talented local musicians while you hunt for a bargain or enjoy a coffee while the kids play on the flying fox and swings.
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Handmade in the Hunter Markets

The Handmade in the Hunter Markets showcase the unique crafts, produce and art created by the vibrant Hunter Valley community. The markets take place on the second and fourth Saturday of the month (Saturday and Sunday of long weekends) in the beautiful gardens of Kevin Sobels Wines. Browse the stalls for one of a kind creations and enjoy talking to the artists and producers for a local perspective.
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Shop for handmade crafts at the markets on your next Ingenia Holidays getaway

Ready to hit the markets yourself? Visit our booking page to see the fantastic range of accommodation options that are available for your next getaway.

Looking for some more great markets to visit? Check out part one of the series here.