Dubbo has various markets and events that celebrate and bring together the local community. From the sale of fresh produce to a science and sustainability festival, you’ll find it all. Relax and unwind as you browse through market stalls, enjoy a coffee and food from the various vendors, or get involved in the activities.
Visit the Dubbo website to find out other upcoming events happening in the area.
Here are our top pick of markets on in Dubbo:
Dubbo Farmers Market
On every 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month, Dubbo Farmers Market is a free market that offers a range of seasonal fresh produce, fresh fruit and vegetables, herbs and plants. There is also fresh bread, a selection of local pork, beef and lamb, award winning olive oils, preserves, jams, marinates honey, wine, nuts and so much more. Enjoy the various fresh breakfast and coffee options with family and friends before you start exploring the regional produce, sampling and taking home the fresh ingredients that you will need to prepare your own gourmet dishes at home.
There are many free car parking spaces around the Dubbo Farmers Market site, and dogs are welcome. Visit their website for more information.
The market is on rain, hail or shine, every 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month.
Location: Macquarie Lions Park, Bligh Street
Contact: John Joseph
Phone – 0488 685 006
Website – www.dubbofarmersmarket.org.au
7th July 2018
21st July 2018
4th August 2018
18th August 2018
1st September 2018
15th September 2018
Keep an eye on their website for more market dates.
Dubbo Rotunda Market
In the heart of Dubbo’s CBD this quality market has a diverse range of stalls offering regional produce, baking, artisan creations from craftsmen and women, clothing and accessories for all ages, home and garden decor plus plenty of plants and succulents, skincare, candles, crystals and more. 9 eateries in the market precinct offer dine in, alfresco or takeaway from breakfast through to past lunch.
Disabled access plus plenty of parking for the monthly rain, hail or shine market.
Location: The Rotunda, Macquarie Street
Contact: Geraldine McKay
Phone- 0428 198 261
22nd July 2018
26th August 2018
23rd September 2018
28th October 2018
25th November 2018
16th December 2018
Dubbo Show Riverside Markets
The Markets have a diverse range of goods where by you can show your arts, crafts, sell your fruit and vegetables, have bric-a-brac, promote your business and relax and have a coffee or an egg and bacon roll from the Police Youth Club. For further information go to the Dubbo Show Society website.
Location: Ollie Robbins Oval, Bligh Street
Contact: Dubbo Show Society Inc.
Phone- 02 6882 4364
Sustainable City Expo and Science Festival
Dubbo Regional Council is the organiser of the free 2018 Dubbo Sustainable City Expo and Science Festival to be held on Saturday 25 August 2018. The 13th annual Expo & Science Festival aims to provide information to the Dubbo community about how to live and work more sustainably; promote the wonders of science; and highlight how science can help to achieve a sustainable future.
Dubbo Sustainable City Expo and Science Festival will feature:
– Sustainable living exhibits, with tips on how to reduce household energy and water bills, create less waste, and live in harmony with the environment
– Hands-on science exhibits to inspire and engage the local community about the wonders of science
– Science Café with light refreshments available for purchase
– Plenty of kids’ activities and competitions to enter!
Location: Western Plains Cultural Centre, 76 Wingewarra Street, Dubbo
Contact: Council’s Sustainability & Education Officer
Phone – 02 6801 4000
Website – www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au