Our Fave Top 10 Adelaide markets

We're giving you the inside scoop on our pick of the best of Adelaide's awesome markets. From the freshest fruit and veg to the hippest young designs, the quirkiest vintage and THE best people watching - we've got you covered.

Adelaide Central Market

The oldest and probably the best . . . in Australia! Full to bursting with produce, cafes and characters. Friday nights and Saturday morning are a highlight for people watching.

Adelaide Farmers Market

Sunday mornings at the local Adelaide Showgrounds are all about the freshest, most local food in town – and great atmosphere.

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Gilles at the Grounds

Next door to the Adelaide Farmer's Markets - for hip young fashion designers, vintage chic and boho cool with a big splash of hipster and some food to steel your energy for shopping – this one's a beauty.

Fishermans Wharf Market

Head to the historic district of Port Adelaide and lose yourself in this old style two storey market full of antiques, books, collectibles and buzzing vibe – then step outside and spot the dolphins in the river. Special.

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Brighton Sunday Market

Known to locals as the "Car Boot Sale", as stall holders literally drive onto the oval of the local high school ever Sunday and sell things out of and around their cars. You never know what you're going to, but you're sure to find something.

Plant 4 Bowden

A beautiful new industrial style market space that feels more like a festival. Great for amazing food, trend spotting and chilling out to music in or outdoors.

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Flinders St Market

Home-made, hand-made, vintage, re-purposed, recycled – this very home-grown market is a great place to meet the maker, buy unique treasures and gifts and feel like you've discovered something new (not new) hidden away in a cool vintage shed in the middle of the city.

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Stirling Market

A quick trip to this idyllic town in the Adelaide Hills and you'll be surrounded by tree-lined streets full of charming stalls full of local crafts, plants, food and magic.

Market shed on Holland

Amazing breakfasts, live music, a hidden entrance and an enchanting vibe make this one a definite favourite for locals who travel from near and far every Sunday morning.

Gepps Cross Sunday Market

A good old-fashioned trash and treasure market with a hugely buzzing atmosphere and loads of characters for the people-watcher inside you.

Torrens Island Market

And now for something completely different. Seemingly on the edge of the world on an "island" out of Port Adelaide, you'll find the freshest seafood straight off the boats, the cheapest fruit and veggies and a truly unique market scene that will stay with you forever. It's an adventure to get to, but well worth the effort.

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