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Nelson Saturday Market

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Address: | Montgomery Square, Nelson, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3 546 6454
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Nice craft market

The best craft and farmers market in South Island. Worth the visit. Lots of local artist and craft works, live music and great food.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Virrat, Finland
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Virrat, Finland
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The best craft and farmers market in South Island. Worth the visit. Lots of local artist and craft works, live music and great food.

Thank JaanaH1301
Nelson, New Zealand
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An all age event.......and it's free! We try and make it every Saturday and I love seating all the amazing things our local people can make.....it's just beautiful stuff and the food is is fantastic too.

Thank chickenleggs
Thames, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The best market I go most weeks and buy all of my fresh fruit and vegetables. Lovely seasonal produce great market.

Thank Deb T
Tadworth, United Kingdom
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214 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the advice of friends to see the arts and crafts stalls and were not disappointed. There were lots other thinhgs going on including a Buskers show which was really crowded. Real buz about the market.

Thank Peter F
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is THE top place to visit in Nelson. Local produce, crafts and jewellery. Busy, buzzy and something for everyone. Buskers and great food stalls. Just behind the Main Street. Only on Saturday morning but there is a Wednesday afternoon farmers market in Morrison Square.

Thank Mcgecko
Nelson, New Zealand
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105 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As Nelson locals we regularly visit the market. We went this weekend and it didn't disappoint. Great variety, friendly stall holders. Well worth a visit.

Thank KashKlan
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27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While en route to the airport for my flight home I spent 40 minutes here, arriving not long after 8:30am. Already busy, the close to 100 stalls set up in a central downtown carpark. There was a good variety of stalls - vegies, fruit, art, craft, personal health, books, kids stuff, clothing etc and a wide range of items on... More 

Thank Peter M
Coleford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great market to wander around. Lots to see and great food to try. I recommend the dumplings and steamed buns available in the middle area. I also had my ring turned into a necklace (as it doesn't fit finger) by one crafts lady for only a donation. I only wanted a simple design but she would have made it... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great market to get a great look at what local Nelson people produce, lots of jewellery pottery clothes and food. You can pick up some great gifts but it is a little pricey

Thank cherylfeb13
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The market is a small, but busy, bustling market. This was the first time we've been. There is something for every one, but be aware most goods are overpriced. Maybe it was busy because of the seasoned, it's a slow paced walk through crowded lanes of people. Good experience, we'll worth it for the tourists.

Thank Cory U

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