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Great Market

An unexpected and enjoyable experience. We walked around the market and enjoyed the wide variety of... read more

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Ensure you visit Nelson on a Saturday

Great place to stock up on local produce, see handicrafts, and buy beautiful gifts and souvenirs... read more

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| Montgomery Square, Nelson, New Zealand
+64 3-546 6454
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All reviews saturday morning fresh produce great market food stalls stall holders arts and crafts something for everyone stalls selling whitebait fritters stall owners smoked fish bratwurst big market great variety locals and visitors local artists peanut butter
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An unexpected and enjoyable experience. We walked around the market and enjoyed the wide variety of products and local handicrafts. The market was well laid out and easily accessible for all ages and abilities..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jamesbN9673DS
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was very busy, bustling and quite fun and lots of stalls, much like large open air markets everywhere. Some nice food stalls but does not compare with the Hobart Subiaco markets, in my opinion.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited the Nelson Markets and even though the City of Nelson is wonderful, the markets are a let down.Coming form Aust, these markets really had nothing of interest. Very expensive.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to stock up on local produce, see handicrafts, and buy beautiful gifts and souvenirs. We planned our trip to Nelson to include a Saturday so we could buy picnic foods at the markets, and we're glad we did. Lots of locally made cheeses,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SashaM445
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we go to Nelson we make sure to be there by Saturday morning so we can go to the Nelson Market. This time we drove from Marahau. We picked up our Pics Peanut Butter, got our supply of Global Soap bath bombs and massage...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank training1029
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Set in a perfect square in the cities heart, this long-standing market attracts the real locals, so it’s a great must do for a visitor. My Nelson son had his usual stalls to visit and chat to friends. I enjoyed meeting the stall owners and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HeatherI213
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The Nelson Market is probably NZ's oldest market and its a real taste of the region. It has crafts and natural health products as well as locally made cheese and bread and lots of food stalls. It is pretty popular so don't expect to get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Roving589955
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I LOVE NELSON MARKET!!! As a child I sold my toys, and as an adult, I drag my kids there when ever we are home. There are always eclectic characters singing, talking, selling their crafts and hand made wares. In summer the music and coffee,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TJSing2008
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This very popular market has been around for over forty years and has a little something for everybody. Lots and many local arts and craft items along with all kind of fresh meat, cheeses fruit and vegetables. We spent the whole morning just looking at...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 22 September 2018

A really good mixture of food produce, quirky handmade things and other gift ideas. If you are looking for a gift for friends or family or even for yourself then it's worth your time. You could even combine it with a breakfast at one of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Lynneonekidney | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jane. It closes about lunch time because we got there about an hour before it closed. We managed to park easily enough because the market was starting to shut down. You might find this helpful: You can google Nelson... More