Explore our Vibrant Community Markets in Albury
If you’re in the mood to slow down and appreciate the simple things in life, you’ve come to the right place. Albury is a vibrant yet relaxed destination where visitors and locals alike can find time to unwind and explore. Together with Wodonga, it is home to the winding Murray River and Lake Hume.
These twin cities offer a country atmosphere with a cosmopolitan feel. They are rich in history and natural beauty, diverse cultures, and contemporary attractions. They can easily be explored by foot, allowing you to appreciate all the cities have to offer, such as our various community markets.
Six Albury community markets you can explore
Choose the right Albury accommodation, and these great community markets are just a few minutes away by either foot or by car. Here are six of the best and the largest markets you shouldn’t miss when visiting Albury.
1. Rotary Kiewa Street Market
This is the region’s largest community market. Jointly run by the Rotary Clubs of Albury North and Belvoir Wodonga, the Kiewa Street Market has been around for more than 40 years.
You can purchase almost anything at the market, from worm farms to woollen socks. You can also find bric-a-brac, handmade crafts, flowers, fishing tackle, pottery, and fresh produce. You name it; chances are they have it.
The market is held every Sunday from 8:30 am to 12 pm. What’s more, all the sites are wheelchair-accessible.
2. On the Border Community Market
This market supports small business from around the Albury-Wodonga border. Here you can find some of the amazing products the region has to offer. Whether you’re looking for handicrafts, homemade items, or sourced goods, the On the Border Community Market has something for you. Go to this market if you want to buy jewellery, children’s clothes, furniture, toys, and much, much more.
Delectable treats and food vendors await the whole family. Kids can play on the jumping castle while parents grab a coffee from the local coffee cart and browse the stalls. And live entertainment adds to the already great atmosphere that this market creates.
On the Border Community Market runs on the first Sunday of the month from October through June. You can enjoy the market from 9 am to 1 pm. Due to the heat of the summer, the market opens from 8 am to 12 pm in January and February.
A fun and relaxing atmosphere awaits you at the Albury Wodonga Farmers Market. Here you can get fresh local produce, great coffee, and freshly baked goodies served straight from the oven. While roaming the stalls, you can talk to the growers and sample the food. Don’t forget to take home tasty sweet jams, fresh fruits and veggies, breads, cheeses, beef, free-range eggs, olive oil, native flowers and much more.
This market provides a friendly alternative to supermarket shopping while giving local growers a fun place to sell to their community. It runs every Saturday between 8 am and 12 noon.
Albury-Wodonga’s first boutique market, Made By Me Market is made up of up to 60 stalls. It specialises in a diverse range of handcrafted and unique products. Kids and adults alike can enjoy having their faces painted. Food stalls abound so you definitely would not go hungry. This market runs every third Sunday of the month, from 9 am to 1 pm.
Whether you’re looking to go shopping or just relax on the lawn, the Albury Twilight Markets is the place to be. It’s where you can catch up with friends or listen to live music while enjoying a beautiful evening outdoors.
Browsing around 100 stalls, shoppers can find unique goods ranging from handcrafted designs to local produce. You can also taste a selection of street foods, craft beers and local wines while listening to emerging young artists as well as featured ones.
Due to the current situation, the Twilight Markets will be back next year. Check with your accommodation in Albury for the schedule.
Come and check out Australia’s newest lifestyle market. The Meraki Creators Market supports talented creators, artists, designers, and small business owners who are passionate about growing their business. You’ll find various handcrafted and unique items at this market, such as coconut fibre eco-friendly bags. The Meraki Creators Market is set to run in Albury this year on 19 September and 21 November.
Your Albury accommodation is just a few minutes away.
If you stay at the Garden Court Motel Albury, you won’t just be enjoying the best comfort motel in the city. You’ll also be staying close to these community markets. The Rotary Kiewa Street Market is the closest and can be reached from our motel in just 10 minutes on foot. You can also walk to the farmers market in under 30 minutes, or drive to the border market in less than 5. So, don’t think twice and choose the right Albury accommodation. Start by checking out our great accommodation deals today.