Markets in Busselton, Dunsborough and Margaret River

Best Markets in Busselton and Beyond

Local Markets are the best places to purchase fresh local produce, art, craft and a great way to get to know the area and its people. Not only that, but it's also an excellent way to score some shopping bargains and fresh local produce too. The Margaret River Region has a variety of markets you can visit whilst on holiday at BIG4 Beachlands Busselton.

The South West, particularly the Margaret River region, is blessed with an abundance of delicious food and you'll find lots of it on offer at the weekend markets. So, get some cash (some vendors may be cash only), re-usable shopping bags, and a big appetite. Then, get ready to spend the morning browsing, eating, and chatting to the passionate farmers and creatives at the best markets in Busselton and beyond.

Photos: Jennifer Morton and Burger Bones

lemons at busselton foreshore markets

Busselton

Each Sunday, Signal Park is the place to find the markets in Busselton. The Foreshore Markets and the Rotary Club both hold community markets on alternating weekends, but many of the same vendors attend each week. Stallholders travel from around the South West to bring their wares. A big drawcard, especially for locals, is the fresh fruit and vegetables. You'll find seasonal favourites like avocados, mandarins, cherries, and nectarines for great prices. Made-to-order foods include sugared doughnuts, bacon and egg rolls, hamburgers, and freshly squeezed juice. But it's not all about food. Music fans can visit Uncle Vinyl to buy from his enormous collection of retro records.  Book lovers will find a good read for a lazy holiday afternoon. You'll also find clothing, health products, soaps, pet items, raw honey, olive oil, free-range eggs, and so much more.

When: Sunday mornings

Where: Signal Park, Busselton

burger bones at the shed markets busselton
Photo: Burger Bones

Abbey

The Shed is one of Busselton's most loved semi-permanent markets. Housed in a giant shack, the stalls all have a Boho vibe, which is pretty laid-back and health-focussed. There's not a large number of vendors inside, but think quality over quantity. Conscious Craves Foods offers fantastic health food in the way of bulk bin pantry staples and eco-friendly household items. Provenance Farm Stall is the place to go for fresh fruit and veg, and Kaluka Creative has gorgeous plants, flowers, and gifts. If you're hungry, pop outside to Eat Street for lunch. Be prepared to wait up to an hour for the best burgers in Busselton at Burger Bones. Trust us; it's worth it.

On a Friday evening the market is open until 8pm with delicious evening meals and live music in summer.

When: Thursday – Sunday 9am-5pm, trading till 8pm on Friday evenings

Where: 4 Skiff Way, at the round-about in Abbey

handmade bags busselton foreshore market

Vasse

Local mothercraft nurse, Deb Gibbs organises the Vasse Markets twice a month. Vasse is an easy ten-minute drive from Busselton, so don't miss these markets. This indoor market offers everything you'd expect from a country market and more. Stock up on hand-made crafts, soaps, bath products, preserves, freshly baked bread, local honey, fruits, vegetables, and home-baked goods. Cafe de Vasse is opened for coffee, tea, and yummy comfort food if you get hungry. 

When: 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month

Where: Vasse Hall at 8 Karloop Road, Vasse

Dunsborough Central Markets

A vibrant market held on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month, from September through to June. You’ll find plants (we’ve scored some beautiful hydrangeas), woodwork, hand-sewn dresses, children’s clothes and other craft, local honey, fresh fruit and vegetables. There’s also handmade soaps, baskets, jewellery, dog’s treats and candles.

The busier time of year (summer and long weekends) usually attracts more food stalls such as cupcakes and baked treats, delicious pate, fresh juice and the seriously delicious Mattias Italian Vibes buckwheat crepes.

When: 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month, September through to June

Where: Lions Park, Dunsborough

Margaret River

The award-winning Margaret River Farmers' Market is a must-do activity when holidaying in the region over a weekend. You'll find all the best ingredients to make a gourmet meal and meet the makers too. This market is all about connecting small-batch farmers and artisan food creators with their customers. Try the Margaret River Wood-Fired Bread, Cambray Sheep Cheese, Heidi Goat Cheese, Geoganics Beef, Bettenay's Nougat, and Italian sweets from Claudio Biscotti. That sounds like a pretty good brunch.

Also look out for 7 Seas Tea, The Spice Mistress, Margaret River Bakery and fresh fruit and vegetable producers from around the region.

When: Saturday mornings

Where: Margaret River South Regional TAFE

Also, don't miss the seasonal Margaret River Night Market. This evening gathering is another food-focused market near Busselton that is all about indulging and chilling in the park. Arrive hungry and bring a blanket for an evening picnic. There's also live entertainment and a casual atmosphere. 

When: December – March. Fridays from 5pm

Where: Memorial Park, Margaret River townsite

Explore Busselton's fantastic weekend markets. Browse our family- and dog-friendly accommodation to find your perfect getaway.

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