Sydney brings back The Rocks Markets

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Welcome to The Rocks Markets, a true icon of Sydney’s bustling city center. This historic harborside spot has been a hub of creativity and local craftsmanship for over 200 years, and it’s only getting better! The market is undergoing a refresh, with new makers and artisans joining original vendors to bring the best bites, live beats, and local crafts to this beloved destination.

To celebrate the arrival of these new makers, The Rocks Markets is hosting a community taster event called Meet the Makers on April 15th and 16th. This two-day event is the perfect opportunity for Sydneysiders to shop for unique arts and homewares, devour tasty treats, enjoy live music, and take part in free workshops and special trader experiences with some of the makers themselves.

Throughout the market’s footprint, you’ll experience a program of surprise pop-up maker demonstrations, tastings, trader interviews, and experiences, all free to attend for just one weekend! From leather goods to florals, from colorful art to gorgeous resin crafts, there’s something for everyone at The Rocks Markets.

And the fun doesn’t end with the taster event! The Rocks Markets will be offering maker workshops and demonstrations as a permanent staple. Check The Rocks website and make a booking to get hands-on and make your very own item. Learn to create a flower arrangement with Jonima Flowers, explore geometric abstraction using collage and drawing with Emilio Frank Design, create the most famous and original Australian leather wallet with The Leather Trading Co., or make your own resin terrazzo coaster set with Store Tresor.

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While you’re at The Rocks Markets, take some time to relax and enjoy the stunning views of the harbor at Dawes Point Park. Lay back, relax, and take in the serene water views on a picnic rug or table under the shade of the iconic Harbour Bridge. Discover your new favorite local band, soloist, or DJ, with a diverse roster of artists and voices slated for each weekend of the Markets.

With the addition of new vendors like Marie River Distillery and Rodger & Peach, joining existing vendors like Eloise Panetta, Oria Studio, Amacyn Natural Perfume, and the Emporium of Chocolate, The Rocks Markets is the perfect destination for locals and tourists alike. Head to the website for a full list of the unique traders you’ll find each and every weekend at The Rocks Markets.

For more info and to get planning, head to The Rocks Markets website