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Don’t Miss Nelson’s traditional market

Set in a perfect square in the cities heart, this long-standing market attracts the real locals, so... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Auckland, New Zealand
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Nelson at its best

The Nelson Market is probably NZ's oldest market and its a real taste of the region. It has crafts... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
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| Montgomery Square, Nelson, New Zealand
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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 bratwurst big market great variety locals and visitors local artists sunny day peanut butter
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

Thank HeatherI213
Reviewed October 5, 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

1  Thank Roving589955
Reviewed October 2, 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

Thank TJSing2008
Reviewed September 29, 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

Thank Michael B
Reviewed September 22, 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

Thank New_South_Woodies
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We came here on our first trip to Nelson and now it has become the highlight of all of our trips back here. It has so many different stalls, you can spend ages walking around and seeing everything.

Thank shivauni2018
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A buzz with people o a sunny Saturday morning; all ages; the usual and the unusual; clearly a local meeting place - and visitors wandering around. Gives you a taste of what Nelson and the wider region have to offer. Good food to be had...More

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

A great way to spend a couple of hours on a Saturday morning. Loads of stalls with lots of Nelson’s favours arts & crafts. Good variety of food to both eat and take hope. Especially loved Pic’s Peanut Butter & the locally brewed Kombucca.

Thank phillipam2016
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Not a big market, but loads of good quality and often organic produce, quality crafts as well as pickles, jams and oils, cheeses etc. I enjoyed a very very good wrap. There were quite a few very busy food trucks. A great atmosphere and lots...More

1  Thank KiwiKerry53
Reviewed May 22, 2018

I have been to this market twice in my life. The first time was in the 90's. It was different but isn't everything really, lol. Wasn't tempted to buy anything apart from some freshly honey roasted nuts. I can't say I was disappointing but maybe...More

1  Thank PaulM13013
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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