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What's On at the Markets

Whether it’s looking at ways to entertain the kids, gather the girls for a Sunday brunch or explore Sydney’s backyard with that special someone, The Rocks Markets has endless possibilities to enjoy every weekend this winter.
What's On at the Markets
With an abundance of diverse artisan stallholders, The Rocks Markets welcomes back Sydneysiders every Saturday and Sunday from 10am - 5pm to enjoy a variety of beautifully hand crafted goods, delicious bites and winter treats as well as street games and live entertainment. Here are our top picks to add to your list of things to whilst in The Rocks Markets.

Get your Retro-On! FREE Dance Class

From disco, street jazz, hop-hop to funk, this class will knock your shoes off to the beats of all of your favourite dance tracks. Whether you are wanting to unleash your inner disco diva or find your funk for your next tik-tok routine, this is your hour.

FREE Mosaic Art for Creative Kids

Get creative with Yoko Kawada at the Monster Mouse Pop-Up in The Rocks. Learn the art of mosaic tiling and decorate your very own photo frame to take home, to fill with your favourite snaps!

Outdoor Pilates with MORE BODY

Lengthen and strengthen with FREE 45 minute full body burn pilates session with Melinda O'Rourke, founder of the sustainable active wear line, MORE BODYAfter you're done head up to the MORE BODY store in The Rocks where you will be treated to a $50 voucher to use on any products in store!

$10 Flat Rate Parking in The Rocks

​Planning a day trip to The Rocks? You can now get a flat rate of $10 on Saturdays and Sundays for the Quay West Car Park, 111 Harrington Street and Clock Tower, 55 Harrington Street.

Don't rush back to top the meter. You can now park in The Rocks for a $10 flat rate!

YOGA in The Park

Start your Sunday the right way with a stretch and a flex with 4 weeks of free yoga sessions every Sunday morning at First Fleet Park in The Rocks. 

DOGA by the Harbour

Get ready to practice your best downward dog, because DOGA is now a thing, yes you read that right – DOGA is Yoga with Dogs! It’s FREE, fun, interactive and suitable for all age groups and all breeds of Dogs.

Blend your own gin with Archie Rose

Discover the art and history behind gin and how it's made at Archie Rose before blending a selection of pure botanical distillates to create your own signature gin as the base for a G&T or Martini.

Winter snow and more kids delights

Kids and adults of all ages can reminisce with face painting and favourite school yard games, with the chance to participate in a variety of larger than life street games. Experience the ultimate winter fun and create lasting memories by playing in the snow in the middle of the city thanks to snow machines along Atherden Street. 

Picnic in The Park

Make your way through the Markets to collect a picnic feast and set up at First Fleet Park to watch the ferries traverse the harbour. Stop by That’s Amore to pick up some scrumptious Italian cuisine, La Gitana Paella for authentic Spanish dishes or crowd favourites, Dare Gozleme who will also throw a bit of theatre in as they make fresh gozlemes right before your eyes. And no picnic is complete without dessert, you’ll be spoiled for choice with the handmade offerings, there’s enough varieties to satisfy every sweet tooth in the city!

Mayfarm Flowers

Find Chris from Mayfarm Flowers every Sunday at The Rocks Markets with his incredible range of blooms, most of which are grown right down the road on his farm in Freemans Reach.

Support Local Makers

When thinking of ways to spoil a loved one (ok or yourself!), why not also support local artists and designers, selecting something beautifully handcrafted and unique. Check out local jewellers who create bespoke pieces or our leather crafters for premium handmade leather goodsDon’t miss some of the the incredible mix of arts and crafts stalls in Sydney, from cute stationary to home decor and more.

The Rocks is easy to visit by public transport, but if you’re looking to drive, check out the amazing $10 parking offer on Harrington St here.

Live music

Bust a move or sing-along with a variety of performances and live entertainment from Australian funk band Uncle Jed, assorted DJs and top class buskers across the weekends.