News and Events on the North Shore

 

 

North Shore Fairs and Markets

Northside Produce Market
3rd Saturday of each Month, from 8:00am to 12 Noon.
220 Miller St, North Sydney, 2060   Free Parking in Ridge Street car park.
More than 60 farmers and small producers are selling fresh produce, including fruit, vegetables and herbs, locally made cheeses, wood fired breads, olives, oils, honey,  wine, cider, fresh and smoked seafood, and much more!
NB:  November 21st is Northside Produce Market's
10th Birthday Celebration!
$2,000 of Fresh Produce to be won!

Stall Holders will be trading from 7:00am to 12 Noon and all activities will be running by 8:00 am!
Celebrity Chefs,  Food Tasting, Goat Milking, Butter Making, Music, Children's Activities,  Sustainable Living Displays, Urban Farming and more.  All activities are free, and there are $2,000 worth of prizes!
www.northsydneycentre.com.au/

North Sydney Market
2nd Saturday of each month from 9:00am to 3:00pm.
220 Miller Street, North Sydney.  Free parking in Ridge Street car park.
NB:  On rainy days this market will be held on the first floor of Ridge St car park.
www.northsydneycentre.com.au/

Kirribilli General Market
4th Saturday of the month from 8:00am to 3:00pm (except December)
In December, Markets are held on the first and third Saturdays of the month.
Kirribilli General Market is held at Bradfield Park, on the corner of Alfred and Burton Streets, Milsons Point.
200 stalls, live entertainment, fabulous food, harbour views, good public transport access.
www.kncsydney.org/ 

Kirribilli Art and Design Market
2nd Sunday of each month, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Kirribilli Bowling Green. At Burton Street Tunnel, next to Milsons Point Station.
Original Paintings, Glass, Ceramics, Fashion & Accessories, Homewares, Millinery and Fresh Flowers along with international food and great live music!
http://www.kncsydney.org

Kirribilli Fashion Markets
2nd Sunday of each month, from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, at Bradfield Park, Milsons Point.
About 90 stalls, with new, second hand and vintage fashion and accessories, as well as antiques and collectables, bric a brac and homewares.  NB:  All stalls are outdoors. Parking available.
http://www.kncsydney.org

Mosman Village Art & Craft Market
1st Saturday of every month except January, from 8:00am - 3:00pm.
At Mosman quare and Village Green, Spit Junction.
150 quality Art and Craft stalls, with gourmet food, musical entertainment and a lively atmosphere.
Instead of one in January, a special Christmas Eve Market is held, from 4:30pm.
www.mosman.nsw.gov.au/mosman/culture/market

Crows Nest Market
3rd Sunday of the month from 9:00am - 4:00pm, in the grounds of the Crows Nest Centre.
2 Ernest Place, Crows Nest, 2065.  About 70 stalls.  Telephone: 02 9439 5122

Chatswood Organic Food and Farmers Market
Chatswood Public School, Pacific Highway, Chatswood 2067
Close to Chatswood Station and buses;  parking available.
Every Saturday from 9:00am to 2:00pm.  Contact Ph: 9999 2226

Melody Market,  Chatswood
Chatswood Mall, Victoria Ave, Chatswood
Thursdays, 10:00am to 9:00pm
Open Air Community Market, stalls with crafts and authentic foods from around the world, live entertainment.
From 10 - 23 December Melody Market will run every day until 5 pm (9 pm Thursdays), except Sunday 13th Dec.
www.willoughby.nsw.gov.au/Melody-Market.html

Gordon Markets
2nd Sunday of the month,  8:30am - 3:00pm.
All weather/ undercover, on the  2nd Floor of Wade Lane Council Car Park, next to Gordon Train Station.
More than 100 stalls:  Clothing, antiques, tools, books, stamps, foods and more.

The St Ives Markets ~ Heritage and Craft Fair with Food and Organic
1st Sunday Every Month at St Ives Showgrounds, Mona Vale Rd, 9:00am - 3:00pm.
"The largest Australian made and handmade fair in Sydney" - 250 Stalls!
New - Food and Growers Market, incorporating organic products.
Annual Evening/ Candlelight Markets: Sat Nov 21st and Sat Dec 12, 4:00pm - 9:00pm
www.heritagecraftfair.com.au/

Hornsby Organic Food Market
Hornsby Mall, Florence and Hunter Streets, Hornsby.  Every Thursday.
Organic fruit, vegetables, nuts, bread, pasta, plants, flowers, Indian food, and more.
Contact Ph:  02 9999 2226

 

Mosman Festival

The Mosman Festival runs for 10 days in October/ November each year. In 2009 it ran from October 23rd to Sunday November 1st. Events included fairs, exhibitions, competitions, lunches, concerts, seminars,  fabulous food and much more.  There was snorkeling and skuba diving at Chowder Bay and at Balmoral Beach.  On Sunday 1st November there were 'Paintings on the Promenade'  at Balmoral Park. More information at the festival website:
www.mosmanfestival.info/2009/

 

General Information on North Shore Events

The Willoughby Spring Festival is held throughout the Willoughby local government area, in September each year. The festival lasts for a month and features over 40 events including live music/entertainment, exhibitions, cultural celebrations, business events and many more community activities. The highlight is the annual Willoughby StreetFair where the Chatswood CBD is taken over by market stalls, performers, dancers and musicians. The StreetFair features the Willoughby Street Parade which included over 1,000 participants in 2007.

The Lower North Shore's other main festivals andevents include: Tartan Day at Lane Cove, the Guringgai Festival honouring northern Sydney's Aboriginals, the Moocooboola Festival at Hunters Hill, the Mosman Festival, Lane Cove's Cammeraygal Festival, Chinese New Year at Chatswood. Mosman, North Sydney, Willoughby also holds an annual art prize. All local government areas in the region and around the country celebrate Australia Day, which is 26th January.