Local markets in the Bay

Wherever you are in the Bay, there’s a local market where you can delight in delicious street food, stock up on fresh produce or just enjoy the good vibes that the markets bring. 

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THE LITTLE BIG MARKETS WINTER SERIES - MOUNT MAUNGANUI

Dates: 1 June, 15 June, 6 July, 20 July, 3 August, 17 August, 7 September, 21 September
Time: Every second Saturday, 9am – 2pm
Where: Coronation Park, Mount Maunganui

Whether you’re keen to pick up some artisanal goods, want to shop for some new crafty knickknacks or just tuck into some scrumptious delights, The Little Big Markets has it all. The markets are held in Mount Maunganui and have a range of the Bay’s finest market stalls. Dogs are welcome too. 

Keep an eye on The Little Big Markets’ Facebook page to see when your next market is on.

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HISTORIC VILLAGE MARKET - TAURANGA

Dates: 8 June, 29 June, 13 July, 27 July
Time: Saturdays, 9am – 1pm
Where: The Historic Village, 17th Ave West, Tauranga

Come and be part of the Historic Village Market – your go-to spot for an unforgettable market adventure! Prepare yourself for a wonderful fusion of handcrafted items, farm-fresh delights, live tunes, communal spirit, varied merchandise, and delectable cuisine!

Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of the Historic Village as you uncover one-of-a-kind treasures and revel in the lively atmosphere alongside your loved ones. Don't miss out – see you there!

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KATIKATI TOWN AND COUNTRY MARKET

Dates: 8 June, 13 July, 10 August, 14 September, 12 October, 9 November, 14 December, 11 January, 8 February, 8 March, 12 April, 10 May
Time: Second Saturday of every month, 9am – 1pm
Where: Katikati Memorial Hall, Main Street, Katikati

Emerging from a need to offer an option for residents of Katikati seeking high-quality produce and artisanal goods without having to travel to distant markets. Whether your preference is to support local businesses or engage with the passionate creators behind the products, the Katikati Town and Country Market provides a showcase of the finest offerings from Aotearoa.

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WHAKATĀNE SUNDAY MARKET

Dates: Every Sunday
Time: 8am – 1pm
Where: Mitchell Park, Whakatāne (next to the RSA)

Your go-to Sunday market for fresh, local produce, artisanal goods, arts, crafts and delicious treats and more. See you there!

Find out more here.

Maketu Market

MAKETŪ MARKET

Dates: 16 June, 30 June, 21 July, 18 August, 15 September, 29 September, 20 October, 17 November, 15 December, 29 December
Time: Third (and fifth) Sunday of every month, 7am – 12pm
Where: Maketū Park Rd Reserve

Maketū Market, the “friendly market by the sea,” is a popular destination offering diverse food, a coffee truck, crafts, bric-a-brac, music, natural remedies, plants, and produce. Located by Maketū Estuary, it features a playground for kids and exercise machines. Feeling energetic? Follow the markers for a fascinating historic walk!

FARMERS' MARKETS IN THE BAY

A farmers' market is defined as a place where local farmers and growers sell their produce directly to the public. Don't you just love to know where your food comes from? Check out some of the local markets near you so you can #supportlocal.

 

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WAIHĪ BEACH FARMERS' MARKET

Dates: Every Saturday 
Time: 8am – 12pm
Where: Waihī Beach Primary School, Waihī Beach

Shop for fresh produce, bread, baked goods, food, coffee, and more. Dogs are welcome too. 

Find out more here.

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TAURANGA FARMERS' MARKET

When: Saturdays
Time: 7.45am  12pm
Where: Tauranga Primary School, Tauranga

Find out more here.

PAPAMOA COMMUNITY MARKET

When: Sundays
Time: 8.30am  12.30pm
Where: Te Manawa ō Pāpāmoa school, 72 Te Okuroa Drive, Papamoa

Check out their website for more info.

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MOUNT MAINSTREET URBAN MARKET

When: Sundays
Time: 8.30am – 12.30pm
Where: Te Papa o Ngā Manu Porotakataka, 137 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui

Find out more here.

KATIKATI PRODUCE MARKET

When: Fridays
Time: 3.30pm – 5.30pm
Where: A&P Showgrounds, Katikati

Check out their Facebook page for more info.

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