Shop the Best Local Produce at Haig Park Village Markets

Taking place every Sunday between 8.30am and 2pm, Haig Park Village Markets is held in the ultra-hip Braddon neighbourhood. Dotting Haig Park’s leafy thoroughfare, hundreds of stalls overflow with everything from fresh flowers and fruit to artisanal bakes. Rise and shine early to snap up the finest local treats and delicacies.

What can I buy at Haig Park Village Markets?

There is nowhere else in Canberra that unites the finest regional produce quite like Haig Park Village Markets. A cornucopia of the ACT’s best makers, bakers, farmers and suppliers, you can sample and take home a dazzling array of delights.

Grab a craft kombucha and make your way along the throng of stalls. Pick up some fresh pasta, munch a vegan cupcake, sample some homemade hemp skincare products. You’ll even find handcrafted felt toys, local charcuterie, grown-your-own mushroom kits and sweet bakes for your canine companion.

What else does Haig Park Village Markets offer?

With a relaxed yet upbeat atmosphere, Haig Park Village Markets has plenty more to offer besides its wonderful produce. Fully geared up for families, you’ll find face painting and other fun arts and crafts happenings for kids.

There is almost always live music, be it string quartets, African drumming, or impromptu busking sessions. Performance-wise you can expect theatrical extravaganzas from circus acts to Oriental dance troupes.

While the market itself is held along where Lonsdale Street meets Girrahween Street, its visitors bring blankets and picnic chairs to erect underneath the park’s leafy trees. A great place to while away the morning with a tasty brunch, you can plot up and people watch as hipsters amble by with a flat white in one hand and their dog in the other.

What else is there to see and do around Braddon?

Once you’ve had your fill at the market, explore the rest of Braddon on foot. The Capital’s creative hub, it’s home to a plethora of trendy boutiques, microbreweries and hip roasteries.

Lonsdale Street which borders the market is ground zero for cool coffee shops. Call in to a café for a coffee and cake. If you’re partial to a spot of fashion, look no further than the Ori Building for homegrown talent. This sleek space houses a collection of Australian designers and homeware labels.

Australia’s most beloved craft beer, BentSpoke has its brewpub in Braddon. Found on Mort Street, the BentSpoke Brewing Co showcases an amazing 18 types of beer and cider, all of which are brewed on site.

Haig Park Village Markets at a glance

  • Haig Park Village Markets is held in Haig Park, where Lonsdale Street meets Girrahween Street.
  • It takes place every Sunday between 8.30am and 2pm.
  • You can shop for locally produced breads, flowers, fruit, veg, beauty products, toys, spirits, meat and cheese.
  • Elsewhere in the neighbourhood around Braddon you’ll find fashion boutiques, microbreweries and coffee shops.

Who is Haig Park Village Markets good for?

Foodies, couples, families, locals, kids.

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