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. 

Little Big Markets 2020

THE LITTLE BIG MARKETS - MOUNT MAUNGANUI

Dates: 7 October, 14 October, 4 November, 11 November, 25 November, 23 December, 30 December, 6 January, 13 January, 27 January, 4 February, 10 February, 24 February, 3 March, 9 March, 24 March, 30 March, 6 April, 13 April, 27 April
Time: Saturdays, 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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THE LITTLE BIG MARKETS - PAPAMOA BEACH

Dates: 28 October, 18 November, 2 December, 16 December, 21 January, 16 March, 20 April
Time: Saturdays, 9am – 12pm
Where: Papamoa Pony Club, Papamoa Beach

With a huge range of gourmet street food and food truck vendors, as well as a curated selection of stallholders for you to peruse... you won't be short of things to do. There'll be live music and lots of free activities to entertain the little ones. 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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THE LITTLE BIG MARKETS - TAURANGA

Dates: 11 February, 10 March
Time: Sundays, 9am – 12pm
Where: The Strand, Tauranga

Little Big Markets is coming to Tauranga, featuring gourmet street food and a curated selection of stallholders. Enjoy live music, activities for the kids and bring your dogs along for a fun-filled day.

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DINNER IN THE DOMAIN

Dates: 30th November 2023 - 28th March 2024
Time: Thursday nights, 5pm – 8pm
Where: Papamoa Pony Club, 491 Papamoa Beach Rd, Papamoa Beach

Grab your friends and family and come on down to the Papamoa Pony Club, where you’ll find the Bay’s best street food alongside locally brewed beer, oh, and did we mention, live music? Scrap your TV dinner and come on down.

Check out the Facebook page here.  

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DINNER IN THE PARK

Dates: 26 November 2023 – 24 March 2024
Time: Sunday nights 5pm – 8pm
Where: Matua Park, Hall Road, Tauranga 

Dinner in the Domain’s spin off, Dinner in the Park is back this summer at Matua Park! Enjoy street food, live music, fresh brews and the best vibes. Check out their Facebook page for more info.

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WAIHĪ BEACH SUNDAY MARKET

Dates: Every Sunday from Labour weekend till 28 April 2024
Time: 9am – 1pm
Where: Wilson Park, Citrus Ave, Waihī Beach

Your go-to Sunday market for fresh produce, flowers, food, coffee and more. 

Find out more here.

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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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WHAKATĀNE SUNDAY MARKET

Dates: Every Sunday
Time: 8am – 1pm
Where: Whakatāne War Memorial Hall, Whakatāne

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.

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THE FLORAL HUB

Dates: Every Thursday from 26 October 2023 to April
Time: 8am – 9.30am
Where: Holy Trinity Church, Devonport Road, Tauranga

You go-to market for fresh, locally grown wholesale blooms.

Find out more here.

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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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 Papamoa 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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