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Old Bus Depot Markets

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great food, produce and crafts!

A friend wanted me to come so I obliged. Parking was busy but not impossible. A fair amount of... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
elite-eats
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Vincentia, Australia
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A good few hours spent on a Sunday

Pretty good m markets, many different items for sale, food, clothing, records, etc. Food is very... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
heyabort
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Sydney, Australia
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Lovers of fine hand crafted wares, clothing collectors, food fanatics and jewellery junkies are just a few of the people who make their way to Canberra’s famous Old Bus Depot Markets every Sunday. In a fabulous old industrial building you will...more
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21 Wentworth Ave | Kingston, Canberra 2604, Australia
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

A friend wanted me to come so I obliged. Parking was busy but not impossible. A fair amount of variety and what sets this market part is that it's mainly Australian products. It reminds me of Queen Victoria markets in Melbourne albeit on a smaller...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

Hi elite-eats, Thanks for sharing your review. We certainly do aim for high-quality Australian handmade and we're glad to hear your appreciation. We have different themes every week with a bigger event every second Sunday. We hope to see you back soon! Cheers, Stephen &...More

Reviewed June 11, 2018

Whenever we visit Canberra Sunday morning is always the Market then wander into Kingston for lunch. It is always busy reqardless of the weather but last sunday was insane with a Kids event on as well so car parking was a nightmare. Downstairs is full...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Hi Peter2651, Thanks for sharing your review and for being such a loyal guest at the markets. We'll keep in mind to continue to coordinate our parking especially for much busier events. We're also glad to hear that you were able to enjoy the food,...More

Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Came for a visit and so glad we did. This place has everything from Good food, plants, quirky goods and fun for the kids. And best of All, Kingston is a funky waterside suburb.More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Hi Katrina, Thanks for your review and we're glad that you were able to come down for a visit. We certainly hope the kids had a good time on our Kids in the Shed event. We have different themes each week with Designer Sunday being...More

Reviewed May 31, 2018

We always visit the Bus Depot markets on a Sunday before we head back to Sydney. They are gaining in popularity as displayed with the increasing lack of parking. Park at the rear near the waterfront and the new apartment blocks. There's something for everyone...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Hi Gaigin, Thanks for your review and for sharing tips on parking. It'll certainly come in handy for busier events. As you may know, our themes do change weekly to ensure there's something for everyone. We hope to see you back soon! Cheers, Stephen &...More

Reviewed May 7, 2018

Pretty good m markets, many different items for sale, food, clothing, records, etc. Food is very tempting.More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank heyabort
Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Hi Andrew H, Thanks for sharing your review. We do hope you've had your fill of the many fine food on offer. It's also good to hear you had the time to browse the different items for sale. Stallholders of all categories are welcome this...More

Reviewed May 4, 2018

I went here with my aunt and uncle and it was just a food market in the evening. Initially it was closed, but then I met someone that said they'd have food later. Prepared and produce. Unfortunately it was very small and didn't have a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank JamesA546
Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Hi James A, I'm afraid that the markets you're referring to wouldn't be the Old Bus Depot Markets as we're typically open from 10am-4pm on Sundays. We do have others renting the same space or one close by which has led to some confusion in...More

Reviewed May 1, 2018

We usually go to these markets on Sundays when we visit Canberra. This time it was the 4-weekly antique market day as well so we rummaged around and picked up a few bargains. Besides this, all our favourites were there, artisan breads, fresh fruit, marvellous...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Hi 13JSF, Thanks for being a loyal visitor to the Old Bus Depot Markets! It's great to hear your engagement with our various stallholders. We're always trying to keep things fresh and we hope to see you again at our big two-day event, The Canberra...More

Reviewed April 11, 2018

Food, snacks, treats and breakfast to boot. Plenty of old wares and new stuff as well. Definitely a must see and do whilst in Canberra, Sundays only though. I particularly enjoyed the international breakfast choices down the end of the depot building. The Glassworks are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank John E
Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Hi John, We're glad to hear that you enjoyed the varied food selection from our food hall. With different themes each week, we do try to provide something for everyone. Our next big event, The Canberra Wool Expo, will span two days held on 19...More

Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

I was delighted to read, in a Canberra newspaper, that the Old Bus Depot Markets would be open on Easter Sunday. In the paper, they were described as being primarily an antique furniture market yet, when I got there, I was hard put to find...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Hi Donna B, Thanks for visiting on Easter Sunday. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Markets and saw what our creative stallholders had on offer. Our themes change every week with a major monthly event noted on our website and...More

Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Then you will love this market. An amazing jumble of plants, food, Jewellery, handicrafts, food, craft and art.More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2018

Hi Wagga Traveller, Thanks for sharing your review. We're glad you were able to see some of the wonderful crafts from our talented stallholders. Feel free to share your feedback on our website and let us know how we can give you a better experience....More

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Hi Wilma, As per the landlords requirements, dogs are unable to go inside the Old Bus Depot Markets unless they’re authorised Assistance Dogs i.e. Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs or Service Dogs. (FYI this info is on the website... More
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The markets are open from 10:00 till 4:00 on Sundays. There is a website.
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