One of the best ways to sample the region is by browsing the local markets. From locally grown produce and boutique artisan fare, to quirky crafts and funky home wares – the selection is right here ready to be explored. Meet the makers and growers and hear their stories, know where your food comes from and sample tasty treats as you go.

Weekly Markets

Feilding Farmers’ Market

This award-winning market features stunning artisan products such as locally crafted wines, cheeses, meats and more.
Every Friday, 9am – 1.30pm
Location: Manchester Square, Feilding 

Albert Street Farmers’ Market

The early bird gets the worm, or the freshest produce in this case. Fresh fish, baked bread and hot foods make this a popular Saturday destination, along with a wide array of fresh produce.
Every Saturday, 6am – 10am
Location: Albert Sports Bar Car Park, Albert Street, Palmerston North 

Highbury Flea Market

Local produce, freshly baked Maori bread and tasty treats galore.
Every Sunday, 7am – 1pm
Location: Highbury Shopping Centre Carpark, Highbury Avenue, Palmerston North 

Palmy Sunday Market

A vibrant array of fresh fruit and vege, eggs, clothing, food, plants and car-boot sale items.
Every Sunday, 7am – 2pm
Location: 150 Rangitīkei Street, Palmerston North 

Sanson Market

Get lost amongst the array of antiques and collectables, fresh produce and condiments galore in this community market.
Every Sunday, 7am – 2pm
Location: Corner of State Highway One and Three, Sanson

Feilding Farmers' Market

Feilding Farmers’ Market

Monthly Markets

Hokowhitu Village Farmers’ Market

This popular market offers a range of artisan and local produce and treats to tease your taste buds and brings in street food and live music to make it a complete experience.
Held on the third Sunday of every month, 9am – 1pm
Location: Hokowhitu Village, Albert Street, Palmerston North 

The Makers Market

Discover handmade local arts and crafts at The Makers Market. Chill out to live music and good food.
Held on the first Sunday of every month, 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Location: Square Edge, 47 The Square, Palmerston North 

Annual and Bi-Annual Markets

Cross Hills Garden Country Fair

Held in world renowned Rhododendron gardens in Kimbolton, Cross Hills Garden Country Fair offers up 180+ fantastic stalls, live music and delicious food trucks. 

Held annually on Saturday 16 November, 9am – 4pm.
Location: 339 Rangiwahia Road, Kimbolton

Magic of Christmas Night Market and A Winters Day Out

Built on the love of the festive season, the gift of giving & gathering with friends and family, the Magic of Christmas Night Market and A Winters Day Out both offer boutique shopping experiences, fantastic eating and drinking options and live music.

A Winters Day out will be held on Sunday 2 June and The Magic of Christmas Night Market on 3 & 4 December.
Location: Awapuni Racecourse

Feilding Craft Market

NZ largest indoor craft and vintage market with over 200 stalls. The Feilding Craft Market is held bi-annually and offers a mix of craft, vintage and retro finds.

Held on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 June 2020, 9am – 4pm.
Location: Manfeild, Feilding

Cross Hills Garden Country Fair

Cross Hills Gardens Country Fair

Magic of Christmas Night Market Palmerston North

Magic of Night Christmas Night Market indoor stalls

Feilding Craft Market

Feilding Craft Market 

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Little Shops that Spark Joy

a collection of some of our favourite boutique stores dotted around Manawatu.