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by VTN (subscribe)
Published March 3rd 2012
Stirling Markets
Stirling Markets

On the fourth Sunday of each month, the Stirling Markets come alive. Some stall holders live in the area, others come from far and wide just to sell their produce and wares. One lady I spoke to, drives two hours to Stirling to sell her oranges, every market day.

[ADVERT]Wherever they come from, they are all very friendly and willing to talk about what they are selling. Some also have free samples and tastings for you to try. Because these people sell direct to the public, straight from their own farm or backyard, their produce is very fresh, and you can taste the difference from what you normally buy in your local metropolitan supermarket.

Along with fruit and vegetables, they also sell cheese, second hand books, pot plants, herbs, toys, jewellery, ornaments and general bric-a-brac. You get the idea; with over 80 stall holders, this market has a lot.

If you're not in a shopping mood, you can just enjoy the atmosphere. The markets are located under shady maple trees, and there is a local band playing live music. Fresh coffee, savoury food, hot dogs, pies and other pastries from local bakeries top it all off.

Local pastries
Local pastries

Local pastries
Indian food - eat there or take away

Approximately fifteen kilometres from the city, Stirling can be reached along the South Eastern Freeway, or you can cruise some of the wonderful back roads less travelled all approaches are scenically superb. Either way, head down there and soak it all up.

Local band
Enjoy the atmosphere with the live band
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Why? To taste the local produce and enjoy the atmosphere
When: The fourth Sunday of each month (3rd Sunday in December)
Where: Druid Ave, Stirling, SA
Cost: Free
Your Comment
Looks like fun, have to get around to going sometime soon! MAybe before Christmas?!
by misslulu (score: 1|88) 3725 days ago
I love these markets - definitely a place to go and hang out at.
by Annie Waddington-Feather (score: 2|186) 3451 days ago
Went to the Stirling Market yesterday and really enjoyed it. I would definitely like to go back again. The atmosphere was wonderful.
by Kim (score: 1|22) 3818 days ago
Second only to the Adelaide Central Markets for that amazing market atmosphere - just beautiful!
by chapt (score: 1|26) 3992 days ago
fantastic market, under the shade of historic oak trees - sorry, not maples, but whatever the tree species, a market worth going to.
by alir6 (score: 0|3) 3955 days ago
Hi Viet

How much they charge for the stalls? Would like to find out more as a stall holder. Do you have a contact person? Thanks. Berenice
by Berenice (score: 1|17) 3942 days ago
What time does the Market open and close?
by mfitz (score: 0|2) 2357 days ago
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