Queenstown Weekly Markets
Our guide to the weekly markets in and near Queenstown
Every Saturday from 9.00am - 4.00pm, the Queenstown Market enjoys the waterfront setting of Earnslaw Park. It's an opportunity to meet local artists displaying their wares accompanied by live music and memorable views.
Head out to the Red Barn on Hawthorne Drive, alongside the Remarkables Shopping Centre in Frankton, to enjoy this lively weekly market. Arts and craft stalls sit alongside fresh produce suppliers, with freshly cooked food giving you a decent breakfast option. Live music and the backdrop of the Remarkables add to the atmosphere. The Remarkable Market runs from October until April, opening at 9.00am until 2.00pm.
Wanaka Artisan Market:
The Wanaka Artisan Market is held from October to April on Thursday afternoons, 3.00pm until 6.00pm. The market is held between the Wanaka Speights Ale House and Bullock Creek. It's an opportunity to meet and buy from local gardeners and farmers selling their locally grown produce. Visitors can enjoy seasonal artisan produce and regionally produced delights including locally-made arts and crafts, pastries, bread, fabric gifts, hand crafted wooden bowls, local wine, foraged nuts and much more.
Cromwell Farmers & Craft Market:
The Cromwell Farmers & Craft Market takes place every Sunday from 9.00am until 1.00pm, late October until April. Set in the historic town of Old Cromwell, this farmers market offers local produce while enjoying the setting of Lake Dunstan. Produce includes fresh fruit from the stone fruit orchards that Central Otago is famous along with local cheeses, merino cuts, olive oil, teas, venison salami, fresh sausages, herbs and salads, honey, jams & preserves, fresh baking, fresh flowers, crafts and more.
Held in the centre of Alexandra in Pioneer Park, just outside Central Stories Museum and Art Gallery, this market is full of stalls selling local produce, plants and crafts and a number of stalls selling unwanted items. The seasonal market is held during the months of December, January and February and kicks off at 10.00am.