While the Byron Bay region on New South Wales North Coast is well-known for its beaches, its community markets should be equally well-known. The Byron Bay markets truly has something for every type of traveller, from families to foodies to fashionistas, all held in beautiful locations throughout the region in New South Wales. 

Everything from handicrafts and clothing to the best fresh produce is available, provided by an eclectic mix of artisans and farmers eager for conversation. Markets are ideal for families, and many feature live music from talented local performers. Most community markets take place once a month on a weekend, whereas farmers markets take place once a week.

Byron Bay Markets

Byron Bay Region Weekly Market Day & Date Schedule  

First Week of the Month

Brunswick Heads Markets – 1st Saturday of the month
Byron Bay Community Markets – Held on the first Sunday of the month (+ 3rd Sunday Dec & Jan)
Pottsville Markets – 1st Sunday of the month
Lismore Car Boot Market – 1st Sunday of the month

Second Week of the Month

Bangalow Flea Market – 2nd Saturday of the month
Kingscliff Markets – 2nd Saturday of the month
The Channon Markets – Held on the second Sunday of the month

Third Week of the Month

Byron Bay Markets – 3rd Sunday in December & January
Lismore Car Boot Market – 3rd Sunday of the month
Mullumbimby Markets – 3rd Saturday of the month
Pottsville Markets – 3rd Sunday of the month
Uki Buttery Bazaar – 3rd Sunday of the month
Murwillumbah Markets – 3rd Saturday of the month

Fourth Week of the Month

Kingscliff Markets – 4th Saturday of the month
Nimbin Markets – 4th and 5th Sunday of the month
Bangalow Markets – 4th Sunday of the month

Other Byron Bay Market Dates

Byron Beachside Markets – four held annually Jan, Easter, July & the Sep/Oct long weekend
Byron Twilight Market – every Saturday, October to April annually – Railway Park Byron Bay
Farmers Markets

Visit the region’s weekly farmers’ markets for fresh produce and local meat products. Many local farmers also sell organic fruits and eggs, plenty of local produce to go around. A list of farmers’ market dates and locations is provided below.

Weekly Farmers Markets

Farmers markets are becoming increasingly popular in this area. It’s laid-back, fun, and all about quality of life and the environment, because the produce is mostly organically farmed and grown locally, lowering transportation costs and the carbon footprint. The weekly farmers market is held every week on the times below

New Brighton Farmers Market – every Tuesday (8am – 11am)
Lismore Organic Market – every Tuesday (7.30am – 11am)
Byron Farmers Market – every Thursday (8am – 11am)
Mullumbimby Farmer’s Market – every Friday (7am – 11am)
Bangalow Farmers Market – every Saturday (8am – 11am)
Lismore Farmers Market – every Saturday (8am – 11 am)
Ballina Farmers Market – every Sunday (7am – 11 am)

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Check All the Byron Markets that the Byron Bay community get to enjoy

Byron Community Markets

Byron Bay markets don’t get much more authentic than this one, held on the first Sunday of each month in Byron Bay, plus two special summer markets on the third Sunday of December and January.

Byron Bay’s market is one of the largest in the Byron shire and one of the regular markets, with several acres of neatly-arranged stalls(370) selling a wide range of unique handcrafted items, exotic imports, fresh produce, and takeaway food. Plants, garden furniture, and sculpture coexist with high-quality jewellery, furniture, pottery, skin care products, candles, and clothing.

Due to construction at Butler St Reserve, the Community Market was recently relocated to a new temporary location. Dening Park, Main Beach Foreshore, Byron Bay is the new location.

Byron Farmers Market

Every Thursday from 7am to 11am, the area’s farmers and growers gather for one of the Shire’s most popular Byron Bay markets (02 6687 1137). Fresh fruits and vegetables, herbs, free-range eggs, organic coffee, seedlings and plants, fresh beef and pork, smoked fish, cut flowers, including spectacular roses, and sauces, pickles, muffins, cakes, and bread are all available. Arrive early because the goods sell out quickly.

The Byron Farmers Market has returned to its original location at Butler St Reserve, a short walk from the town centre and right near the Byron Interchange.

Mullumbimby Farmers Market

Mullumbimby Farmers Market (02 6677 1345) is a great place to meet friends, hang out with other parents and kids, and enjoy a coffee and a fresh market breakfast. Listen to some great local musicians and take in Mullum at its most colourful. Every Friday from 7 to 11 a.m., rain or shine. Mullumbimby Showgrounds are located on Main Arm Rd in Mullumbimby.

Byron Bay Artisan Market

The Byron Bay Artisan Market is a must-visit destination for those looking to discover the best of local arts and crafts. Located in the heart of the town centre at Railway Park, opposite the Community Centre, the market is held every Saturday evening from 4 to 9pm.

Beginning with the change to daylight saving (the first Sunday in October) and running up to the last Saturday before Easter, the market offers an array of boutique stalls by artisans local to the area, showcasing original, creative, high-quality, and affordable art and design products. From jewellery to leather goods, clothing to accessories, all of which have a focus on authenticity, originality, and sustainability.

Visitors can also enjoy live music from local bands and musos, including Parissa Bouas, Hayley Grace, Chris Mallory, Hayden Hack, Si Mullumby, Chris Arensten, and Guy Kachel. The market is a great opportunity for locals and visitors to see what is on offer in the region, and is a delightful and family-friendly display of both the culture and vibrancy of the community.

Come along and enjoy some great music as you browse unique stalls and sample delicious cuisine. The Byron Bay Artisan Market is a fantastic way to experience the local culture and support artisans local to the area.

Byron Beachside Markets

The Byron Beachside Market is a biannual event that takes place four times a year on the early January, Easter, July and late September. This market, held on the picturesque foreshore east of the Byron Bay Surf Club, offers a unique opportunity to discover a wide range of high-quality handmade and homegrown products.

The market’s diverse collection of art, sculptures, ceramics, textiles, glass, homewares, fashion, craft, clothing, and music is crafted by local artisans, and it also features an array of services from health and wellbeing practitioners.

The Beachside Market is renowned for its focus on authenticity, community, and sustainability. It provides a platform for local artists, creators, and healers to showcase their talents and offers over 200 stalls, stretching over half a kilometer of beachfront at Byron Bay’s Main Beach.

Visitors can take in the vibrant atmosphere, sample delicious coffee, brunch or lunch, enjoy live music, and browse the artisan stalls, making it the perfect family-friendly day out for visitors to the area.

Byron Twilight Market at Railway Park

The Byron bay Twilight Market is a cozy night market located in the heart of Byron Bay, operating during an extended summer period from October 2022 to April 2023. Every Saturday, the downtown area transforms into a creative hub where visitors can find unique and handcrafted items from local artisans. The market offers a variety of products, including jewelry, leather goods, and clothing, with new items available each week. In addition to shopping, visitors can enjoy live music and delicious food.

The market provides a great opportunity for local artists, designers, healers, producers, and musicians to showcase their talents and handmade designs in a vibrant and family-friendly atmosphere. The musical lineup features a variety of talented local acts, including Nomad Flamenco, DidgEra, Chris Mallory, Si Mullumby, Chris Arensten, The Hottentots, Matt McHugh, Hayden Hack, Guy Kachel, Dinkum Bohos, Maple Duo, Andy Jans Brown, Carl Creaves, Jesse Morris, Peter Hunt & Yeshe, Phil & Tilley, Tim Stokes, Harley Grace, Cheyenne Murphy, and many more.

The relaxed atmosphere of the market makes it the perfect way for locals and visitors alike to spend a warm summer evening. The market welcomes everyone to experience the local arts, crafts, and culture of Byron Bay.

Byron Bay Community Markets FAQ

Q: When are the Byron Bay Markets held?
A: The markets are on different days depending on the location. The main market is held on the first Sunday of every month at the Butler Street Reserve, and the third Sunday of the month at the Railway Park.

Q: What types of items can I find at the markets?
A: You can find a variety of items at the markets including handmade crafts, clothing, jewelry, homewares, plants, and food.

Q: Are the markets only open on Sundays?
A: No, the markets are not only open on Sundays. Some markets are on different days of the week, and some are held on weekends. Please check the official website for more information about specific market days and times.

Q: Is there an admission fee to enter the markets?
A: No, there is no admission fee to enter the markets.

Q: Are the markets held rain or shine?
A: The markets are usually held rain or shine. However, in the event of extreme weather conditions, the markets may be cancelled for safety reasons. Please check the official website or social media for updates on market status.

Q: Can I bring my pet to the markets?
A: Pets are generally allowed at the markets, but please check with the specific market organisers or check the official website for more information on their pet policy.

Q: Are the markets accessible for people with disabilities?
A: Most markets are outdoors and may not be fully accessible for people with disabilities. Please check with the specific market organizers or check the official website for more information on accessibility.

Q: Are there ATMs available at the markets?
A: Not all markets have ATMs available, so it is recommended that you bring cash with you or check with the specific market organizers for more information about ATM availability.

Q: Are there any parking facilities available at the markets?
A: Parking facilities vary from market to market, so it is recommended that you check with the specific market organizers or check the official website for more information about parking.

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