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The Best Hunter Valley Markets

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Published: 27 May 19

The Best Hunter Valley Markets

Hunter Valley is known for spectacular winemaking, fresh seasonal produce and locally grown mouth-watering ingredients. So it comes as no surprise, that the Hunter Valley markets are growing in popularity.

What better way to spend a day, than browsing stall after stall of colourful and aromatic fruits and vegetables. Seek out precious handmade goodies that treat all the senses. This is exactly what you can do on your next visit to The Hunter Valley region.

The Hunter Valley Gourmet Market showcases artisanal produce, award-winning wine and authentic regional ingredients. Tantalise your tastebuds and feast your eyes on the finest premium produce. There’s no better feeling than supporting local farmers, makers and producers in the area.

Lady buying cabbage in market

Hunter Valley Gourmet Market

The Hunter Valley Gourmet Market is held on the third Saturday of the month. This Hunter Valley fine food market is the perfect place to stock up on luxury ingredients, ready-made gourmet goods and farm fresh kitchen essentials. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of this open-air market in the heart of the Hunter Valley region.

Entry into the Hunter Valley Gourmet Market is free for all. On-site parking is available, so it’s an easy market to visit. Besides a whole host of authentic Hunter Valley wine, food and products, there is also entertainment provided in the form of live music. Enjoy sitting down with a cup of freshly roasted coffee, after stocking up on all of the essentials and making the most of your time at The Hunter Valley’s best market.

  • Held on the 3rd Saturday of each month
  • From 9am – 3pm
  • Free entry and on-site parking

Hunter Valley Gourmet Market: 600 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin 2320

Handmade in The Hunter Market

The Handmade in The Hunter Market is the ultimate when it comes to Hunter Valley handmade markets. Discover a whole host of locally produced and manufactured goods carefully crafted by artisans in the Hunter Valley region. Check out works produced by talented local artists. Peruse unique handcrafted homeware. And then, fill up on fine food, fresh ingredients, and kitchen pantry essentials.

This market is held every second and fourth Saturday of the month in the beautiful gardens and vineyards of Kevin Sobels Wines. Spend time discovering truly authentic Hunter Valley products while learning more about them from the stallholders themselves. No visit to a Hunter Valley market would be complete without picking up a bottle or two of locally produced wine. And what better place to do so than a market held at an award-winning vineyard.

  • Held on the 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month
  • From 9am – 3pm
  • Free entry and on-site parking

Handmade in The Hunter Market: 5 Halls Road, Pokolbin 2320

Sobels wine bar

Hope Estate Sunday Markets

The Hope Estate Sunday Market is the perfect addition to a relaxing Sunday day out in the Hunter Valley. This outdoor market offers a more intimate experience, where you get to learn more about the products on offer. Everything from handmade soaps and fresh honey to jam, cheese, fresh food and clothing can be found.

When visiting the market, why not head inside the Hope Estate winery to sample some of the delights produced on-site. Wine sampling is a must when in The Hunter Valley and there are some gems to be discovered here. The Sunday market is held in the car park area of Hope Estate every fourth Sunday of the month and is just a short drive from vocoKirkton Park Hunter Valley.

  • Held on the 4th Sunday of each month
  • From 9.30 am – 2.30 pm
  • Free entry and on-site parking

Dalwood Sunday Markets

While not on the doorstep of Pokolbin, the Dalwood Sunday Market is a popular destination for Hunter Valley produce lovers. A wealth of products and merchandise are available at this undercover market. Explore locally produced fashion, art, and food. Browse the handcrafted goods and stock up on some unique pieces for the home.

Held at Dalwood Estate, this Sunday market in Hunter Valley NSW also offers at plenty of wine tasting and wine buying opportunities. Why not stop in while you explore the beauty of the Hunter region. The vibrant atmosphere and beautifully crafted and home-grown produce and products are well worth checking out.

  • Held on the 2nd Sunday of each month
  • From 8 am – 3 pm
  • Free entry and on-site parking

Dalewood Estate Sunday Markets: 700 Dalwood Road, Dalwood 2335

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Laguna Markets

Just a short 40-minute drive away from voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley is the Laguna Markets. This fresh food lovers paradise is the perfect place to meander the charming stalls. They’re fully loaded with farm fresh food, organic eggs, seasonal fruit and vegetables, homemade preserves and honey, and an eclectic mix of vintage items, jewellery, wall and homeware goods.

If you are looking for a Hunter Valley growers market filled with ingredients that are as delicious as they are nutritious, then this is an absolute must. The flea market is the perfect place to pick up trinkets and hidden treasures for the home and garden. The Laguna Market is held on the third Sunday of the month from 10 am.

  • Every 3rd Sunday of each month
  • From 10am – 3pm
  • Free entry and on-site parking

Laguna Market: Great Northern Trading Post, 3718 NSW

Fruit and flower basket

Singleton Sunday Markets

If you are looking for Hunter Valley markets near Pokolbin to visit, then the Singleton Sunday Market should be on your list of Hunter Valley markets to visit. Less than a 30-minute drive from voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley, it is the perfect place to hunt for vintage treasures. Browse through locally made products and gifts, fill up on mouth-watering eats and treats, and purchase fresh flowers and ingredients.

This Hunter Valley market is located at Townhead Park, Singleton. Soak up the vibrant community atmosphere while you shop. The Sunday Market takes place on the 2nd Sunday of the month. It’s the perfect afternoon activity for those visiting the Hunter Valley over the weekend and looking for a larger outdoor market to explore.

  • Held on the 2nd Sunday of each month
  • From 9 am – 2 pm
  • Free entry and local parking

Singleton Sunday Market: Townhead Park, 12 Waterhouse Avenue, Singleton 2330

The Best Hunter Valley Markets

The Hunter Valley is more than just Australia’s premier winemaking region. It is home to artisans, hobbyists, farmers, and artists all waiting to share their talent and expertise with you. It is a melting pot of unique artwork, community creations, luxury farm foods comma and so much more!

voco™ Kirkton Park Hunter Valley is the perfect place to set up base and explore the finest weekend markets in the Hunter region. Perfect for country retreats and Hunter Valley holidays, take advantage of country estate rooms with a modern touch, sweeping views of the Hunter Valley and the Brokenback Mountains, and fine dining experiences.

Make sure you check out these fantastic Hunter Valley fine food markets, growers markets and everything else in between on your next visit to The Hunter Valley.

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