One of the best ways to tap into the culture of any city is by visiting their local markets. The markets Auckland city centre offer don’t stop at fresh produce and general essentials, but also cover local arts and crafts, delicious food and beverages - here are the ones to add to your must-visit list.

Carnaval Latino Market

Carnaval Latino Market | Freyberg Square, second Saturday of each month, 10am - 3pm

Taking place every second Saturday of each month, Carnaval Latino gives the local Latin-American community a space to share their culture, traditions, music, food and unique spirit. 

La Cigale

Britomart Saturday Market | 130 Quay Street | Every Saturday 8am - 2pm 

This popular inner-city market covers everything from fresh produce and flowers to coffee, vegan foods, pastries, crepes, juices, savoury snacks and more - it's the perfect way to kick-start your weekend! 

Good Vibes Farmers Market

Good Vibes Farmers Market | Victoria Park Markets | Every Saturday

Say hello to the city centre's newest farmers market where you'll find high energy vibes to start your weekend right! Be energised by live music and indulge in goodies from an array of food stalls. Plus, browse fresh produce, gifts, locally made goods and more. And that's not all - treat yourself to a rejuvenating massage or wellness service to truly pamper yourself.

Auckland Fish Market

Auckland Fish Market | 22 - 32 Jellicoe Street, open daily

Auckland Fish market is an institution, providing the city with the freshest seafood you’ll find anywhere. This indoor-outdoor market is a go-to spot for locals and travellers alike. Some of the city’s most exciting restaurants are centred around the fish market, all of which take full advantage of the fantastic seafood on offer– favorites include Lobster & Tap, and Market Galley. Located in the beautiful Wynyard Quarter precinct the fish market offers great parking and is just over the road is Silo park, the perfect place to let the kids run around after lunch. 

Last updated: 30 October 2023