Newcastle is brimming with markets and festivals this Autumn. Wander through stalls full of goodies, soak up the sunshine, and enjoy plentiful music, food and coffee options. Sounds like the ultimate way to spend your weekend!
Head along to the Homegrown Markets at The Station this Saturday to browse the curated line-up of handmade and eco-focused goods. Aside from the stalls, there will also be delicious street food, coffee, sweet treats, live music, kids’ activities and so much more. And now for the best part – the event is family and dog friendly! This community event operates monthly and celebrates all things made in Newcastle while bursting with good vibes and positive energy.
Homegrown Markets, Saturday 24 April, 9am-2pm
If you’re a plant lover or green thumb you don’t want to miss House Plant Revival happening this weekend at the Edwards Bar. The team have been busy growing truckloads of plants at their family farm and will be filling the Eddies beer garden with an amazing selection of indoor plants for you to peruse. Grab a coffee or beer and wander through this plant lover’s paradise.
Houseplant Revival, Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 April, 9am-3pm
Newcastle’s leading art & design market, the Olive Tree Markets, will be back at Civic Park on Saturday 1 May featuring a curated collective of Newcastle’s best artists, designers, makers, boutique producers and delicious street food purveyors. Come along and meet the makers, learn their stories, and take home unique and consciously created goods. The Olive Tree Markets is a welcoming community event with an exciting festival atmosphere featuring live music, workshops and more. Hot tip - this market falls the weekend before Mother’s Day so it’s the perfect opportunity to shop for gifts!
Olive Tree Markets, Saturday 1 May, 9am-2pm
Tap into your spiritual side and head along to the Wellbeing and Mystic Festival at The Station on Saturday 15 May. This magical event will include a variety of wellbeing and spiritual stalls, readers, healers, and interactive entertainment including drumming and Tai Chi. The highlight of the day will be on-stage events with celebrity medium Mitchell Coomes and spiritual teacher Robert Reeves. This free family-friendly event will include food stalls, Megamania rides, and face painting for the young or young at heart.
Wellbeing and Mystic Festival, Saturday 15 May, 9am-5pm
The hottest day in Newcastle is coming, and we aren’t talking about summer! The Newcastle Chilli Festival will be burning up The Station on Sunday 23 May for all you chilli lovers, featuring the best chilli products and food around. Not so thrilled on chilli? Don’t worry, the family-friendly event will also have food trucks, wine and beer, stalls, live music, and a kid’s zone.
Newcastle Chilli Festival, Sunday 23 May, 9am-5pm
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