At the Olive Tree Markets, there will be more than 100 fabulous market stalls as well as good music by local acts. You will be able to taste delicious food and summer drinks, or you could have a picnic under the trees with friends and family.
There will also be some surprise activations, so follow Olive Tree on their Facebook page for updates in the lead-up to the market day!
Some of the vendors who will be at these markets include:
The Print Society
The Print Society design and create Australian homeware, design and lifestyle brand and are committed to accessible design using Australian manufacturing and materials while doing all they can to look after the environment.
The founder is Karen Johnston, who left her job in a corporate career in an attempt to follow her long-standing passion for design. Karen continues to have new ideas and produces value for money designs. Her products include a range of soft furnishings, wall art, objects and accessories.
Josh Lawlor and Jason Moore are both partners in business and in life. They started this business, Scrubba Body originally for a need for affordable, natural and cruelty-free products skin care.
They could not find products that they liked so they started making their own. After a lot of researching, investigating and experimenting, they made their very popular Coffee Scrubs and Goats Milk Soaps. You can check out their range as it then expanded to include body oils, natural soaps and lip balms. All are made from natural ingredients which will leave your skin feeling clean and hydrated.
Louise M Studio
Louise Martiensen is a ceramic artist who makes items such as vases. Each porcelain vase features unique hand carved patterns and designs.
You can meet Louise at these markets and chat about her goods.
Roam by The Tea Collective
Becci Fowler founded the Tea Collective and just six months after opening her beautiful store in Newcastle Becci won Best Tea Menu in Australia and Best Tea House in New South Wales! This was quite an achievement and Becci believes in rituals and tea drinking is just that! She sees drinking tea as an opportunity to slow down and bond with others over a shared sensory experience.
And now Becci has a new venture Roam by the Tea Collective. She has a little Kombi van which will be serving tasty iced teas at the Olive Tree markets this summer.
These are delightful fashions made from sustainable fabrics that will keep you cool in summer and also make you look good. Michelle is the designer of these creations and you can see them at the markets. She has named the following dress the Milly Mustard Dress.
These cute outfits are made by Georgie who will be launching her children's clothing at The Olive Tree Market for the first time. They are made in Australia and use luxury linen, fine cotton, and organic cotton.
GETTING THERE If you are driving you can park in the NCC Mall Car Park, 92 King St, and this is FREE parking on the dates of The Olive Tree Market. This is about a 10-minute walk from Civic Park. The closest car park is at the Civic West Car Park, entrance Gibson Street and this is a 5-minute walk and has a flat rate for parking of $6.50.
For more information, you can click on their website. Although it is a free market you can register here.