Bellingen Community Markets

Coffs Harbour

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Bellingen Community Markets

For over 35 years Bellingen Community Markets is abuzz every third Saturday of the month in the beautiful heritage tree lined Bellingen Park from 8am - 2.30pm. The event showcases more than 260 diverse and colourful stalls, from local artisans, creators, producers, growers and recyclers, alternative therapies, massage and scrumptious food. Yes: food, food and more food. Tantalise your tastebuds with a smorgasbord of delicious multicultural hot and cold delights. Live music plays all day with spontaneous performances and buskers throughout the park. Kids will love the jumping castle, pony rides, swings, face-painting and bargain hunting. There's plenty of variety, loads of good energy and heaps of great buys for the whole family. It's certainly worth a visit to beautiful Bellingen and why not stay a while to enjoy, appreciate and embrace our wonderful, welcoming town. All profits made by Bellingen Markets goes back into the community. Bellingen Community Markets is not just a marketplace but a great place to be.


Coffs Harbour offers various shopping experiences, from boutiques to markets. On Harbour Drive you'll find the Palms Shopping Centre with supermarkets and specialty stores, and the landscaped City Square for coffee and meals. Near the harbour is the Promenade with designer outlets and restaurants overlooking pretty Coffs Creek. There’s also the Park Beach Plaza Mall, off Pacific Highway, offering the most diverse variety of specialty stores on the Coffs Coast and open seven days. Coffs Harbour is renowned for its markets, including the Growers Markets, Jetty Markets, Twilight Markets and Uptown Markets, as well as the Car Markets, the Made With Love Markets, the Bollywood Markets and more. On Thursdays, the Coffs Coast Growers Markets is a great place to stock up on fresh fruit and vegetables, smoked specialty meats, herbs, nuts, spring water, organic hearth fired breads and food seasonings. Markets are also held in the towns of Glenreagh, Woolgoolga, Sawtell, Bellingen and Dorrigo. The Dorrigo Markets, on the first Saturday of the month, are known for arts, craft and fresh local produce. Bellingen Community Markets, on the third Saturday of the month, are one of the largest regional markets in Australia with 250 stalls, children’s activities, live music and camel rides. Every other Saturday the Bellingen Growers Markets feature a wide range of organic and locally grown foods.