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Summer markets are back!

It’s that time again, when the sun is always shining, the air is always warm, and the markets are back up and running! Wherever you are in the Bay, there’s a local market where you can delight in delicious street food, stock up on fresh produce or just enjoy the good vibes that the markets bring.

Please note that with the change in alert levels, events may be cancelled or postponed. Please check the event's website for the most up-to-date information. Remember to please use the NZ Covid Tracer app, practice good hygiene (wash those hands!) and stay home if you are unwell.

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THE LITTLE BIG MARKETS

Dates: 1st, 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month (Mount Maunganui), the 3rd Saturday of every month (Pāpāmoa)
Time: Saturdays, 9am – 2pm
Where: Coronation Park, Mount Maunganui and Pāpāmoa Pony Club, Pāpāmoa Beach

Whether you’re keen to pick up some artisanal goods, want to shop for some new crafty knickknacks or just tuck into some scrumptious delights, The Little Big Markets has it all. Held across both Mount Maunganui and Pāpāmoa on alternating weekends, these markets have a range of the Bay’s finest market stalls.

Keep an eye on The Little Big Markets’ Facebook page to see when your next market is on.

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WAIHĪ BEACH SUNDAY MARKET

Dates: 24th October 2021 – 17th April 2022
Time: Sunday, 9am – 1pm
Where: Wilson Park, Waihī Beach

Your Sunday morning must-do! Get out and about and enjoy the happy Sunday morning vibes at the Sunday Market. Fresh produce, flowers, food, coffee and much more each week.

Find out more here.

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WHAKATĀNE SUNDAY MARKET

Dates: Every Sunday
Time: 8am – 1pm
Where: Whakatāne War Memorial Hall, Whakatāne

Your go-to Sunday market for fresh, local produce, artisanal goods, arts, crafts and delicious treats and more. See you there!

Find out more here.

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THE FLORAL HUB

Dates: Thursday mornings
Time: 7:45am – 8:30am
Where: Our Place, Tauranga

Your go-to flower hub. Head on down to Our Place and stock up on some stunning blooms to brighten up your day!

Check out their Instagram page for more info.

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GOURMET NIGHT MARKETS

Dates: 5th November 2021 – 25th February 2022
Time: Friday nights, 5pm – 9pm
Where: Coronation Park, Mount Maunganui

The night markets are back! Friday night drinks, dinners and desserts are sorted, head on down to Coronation Park and take your pick of deliciousness. Bringing together all of the best food trucks into one place, as well as live music, it’s the place to be this summer!

Find out more on the Facebook Page.

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SOL MARKETS

Dates: Starts Sunday November 14th 2021 and then first Sunday of every month until April 2022
Time: 9am – 2pm
Where: Simpson Reserve, Pāpāmoa Beach

The inaugural Sol Markets kick off this November! This sustainability-themed market features a lineup of stalls and food trucks, including zero-waste swimwear, sustainable houseplants and flowers, aromatherapy products, handcrafted jewellery, furniture, coffee, wood-fired pizza and more!

Find out more on their Facebook Page.

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DINNER IN THE DOMAIN

Dates: 25th November 2021 – 31 March 2022
Time: Thursday nights, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Pāpāmoa Pony Club, Pāpāmoa Beach

Grab your friends and family and come on down to the Pāpāmoa Pony Club,  where you’ll find the Bay’s best street food alongside locally brewed beer, oh, and did we mention, live music? Scrap your TV dinner and come on down.

Check out the Facebook page here.  

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DINNER IN THE PARK

Dates: 12th December 2021 – 3 April 2022
Time: Sunday nights 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Matua Park, Tauranga 

You didn’t think we would forget about you did you Tauranga? Dinner in the Domain’s spin off, Dinner in the Park is coming this summer to Matua Park! 

Check out their Facebook page for more info.

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TAURANGA CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK

Dates: 11th-12th of December
Times: 9am - 2pm
Where: Coronation Park, Mt Maunganui

This year, Tauranga Christmas in the Park have partnered with The Little Big Markets to bring you the ultimate Christmas themed artisan market over two days!
Enjoy live entertainment, let the kids run free in the family fun zone, and try the best street food Bay of Plenty has to offer, all while shopping around locally made arts and crafts.

And of course, Santa will be popping in for a visit!

Check out their Instagram page for more info.

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THE EXTRAVAGANZA FAIR

Dates: 31st December 2021 – 2nd January 2022
Time: 9am – 9pm
Where: Waihī Beach Community Centre, Waihī Beach

The annual Extravaganza Fair is back, and this time over the New Year period! Bringing together the best of the best — arts & crafts stalls, delicious food, musical entertainment and loads of fun for the kids. Held over three days, what a way to bring in 2022!

Find out more here.

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WAIHĪ BEACH SUMMER FAIR

Date: Saturday 8th January 2022
Time: 10am  4pm 
Where: Wilson Park, Waihī Beach 

Gather up the troops and come along to the town’s biggest event, the Waihī Beach Summer Fair. Here you’ll enjoy over 200 market stalls, from food, drink, arts and crafts, and plenty of live entertainment. See you there! 

Find out more on their Facebook page.

FARMERS' MARKETS IN THE BAY

A farmers' market is defined as a place where local farmers and growers sell their produce directly to the public. Don't you just love to know where your food comes from? Check out some of the local markets near you so you can #supportlocal.

 

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TAURANGA FARMERS' MARKET

When: Saturdays
Time: 7.45am  12pm
Where: Tauranga Primary School, Tauranga

Find out more here.

PĀPĀMOA FARMERS' MARKET

When: Sundays
Time: 8.30am  12pm
Where: ReDefined, Pāpāmoa

Check out their website for more info.

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MOUNT FARMERS' MARKET

When: Sundays
Time: 9am  1pm
Where: Te Papa o Ngā Manu Porotakataka, Mount Maunganui

Find out more here.

KATIKATI PRODUCE MARKET

When: Fridays
Time: 3.30pm – 5.30pm
Where: A&P Showgrounds, Katikati

Check out their Facebook page for more info.

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