Summer Markets in Perth
Summer is finally here! And you know what that means, market season is back! From sunset sessions on the beach with enough food to put you in a multi day food coma, to makers markets where you will find the perfect handmade local goods for even the hardest person to shop for. So if you are after a bite to eat, a casual browse, or some serious shopping we have the market for you! Below you will find a list of some of the best markets in Perth to help satisfy all your stall-hopping cravings.
South Beach Sunset Market
A classic favorite is back to wow the crowds again this year. Come and check out this happening event every Saturday from 5-9pm all throughout summer. Located in the iconic Fremantle South Beach area that is known for its somewhat creative hippie vibes with a relaxed atmosphere. Here you will find an international food market that will have you tasting tantalizing flavors with an amazingly affordable price tag. There will also be arts and entertainment such as live music and beautiful handmade goods to browse. Also this market is 100% plastic free, what could be better?! The perfect market for those who are after a good time, good food, good tunes, all with a sunset vibe by the beach.
Scarborough Sunset Market
No dinner plans for Thursday? Good, keep it that way! Get ready to spend the night at the iconic Scarborough Sunset Markets, open from 5-9pm and running from November to April. With nearly 100 food stalls this place is a foodie haven! Chop into a BBQ banh mi, sample some fluffy gnocchi, sweeten things up with the new japanese souffle pancake, and wash it all down with a fresh brewed kombucha. There are heaps of options here from international cuisine to stalls 100% dedicated to plant based foods. After you have had your fill check out the live music, there are multiple DJ stands set up as well as live musicians playing in various areas of the market. And don’t forget to browse through the retailer stalls for some handcrafted wares.
Summer X Salt
For all you salty souls out there this market is for you! Every other Sunday throughout summer head on over to Trigg beach from 9am- 1pm for a surf and salty lifestyle market that focuses on community, sustainability, and staying salty. The day starts from 7am with a one hour free community meditation which rolls into a free community yoga class from 8am. Then by 9am to stalls and food trucks are in full swing. Grad a handmade poncho towel, a hand stitched bikini or skirt, or some beautiful ocean inspired handcrafted jewelry. All from local artists and creative souls, you will be sure to find the perfect gift for yourself or others. Then you can enjoy a hot coffee and refreshing acai smoothie bowl on the grass while listening to the live music.
Kalamunda Artisan Market
It’s time to head to the hills for this final market. Located a short 30 minute drive out of the city in the gorgeous mountain town of Kalamunda. This market only happens the first Saturday of each month from 8:30am-2pm so make sure you plan accordingly, you don't want to miss out on Perth’s premier artisan market. This market is the place to be for those who appreciate quality handmade works from professional artists and designers. From unique paintings to intricate jewelry, stunning fashion and quirky furniture you will find it all here. You will even have the chance to meet and chat with the artists themselves making the experience even more fulfilling. So if you are a lover of all things handmade then this is the market for you. And do not fear if you are dragging along a friend, partner, or family who does not share your passion for art they will have more than enough to explore between the local busking musicians to the locally grown farm fresh fruit, home-made tasty treats, and scrumptious food for a light snack or full lunch.