The best weekend markets in Auckland, as voted by you

The results are in. The inaugural Denizen Everyday Heroes saw thousands of votes cast in support of local businesses, with the aim of shining a light on the people and places whose services we rely upon. So without further ado, celebrate the best weekend markets Auckland city has to offer, as voted by you.

1. MOST VOTED: La Cigale
Discerning Aucklanders will be well acquainted with La Cigale’s irresistible charms. The award-winning market brings a slice of France to Parnell every weekend, with fresh pastries and baked goods, French cheeses, artisan meats and top-notch produce among the extensive list of offerings. Come for a croque monsieur, stay for the unbeatable community vibe. 

2. HONOURABLE MENTION: Matakana Village Farmers Market
Matakana’s famous market has foodies and families alike flocking to the country, weekend after weekend. Located an hour out of Auckland city, Matakana Village Farmers Market has everything you’d expect from one of the region’s most delicious destinations, with fresh produce, fine wines, mouth-watering food stalls and all manner of edible artisan goods — from handmade chocolate to locally roasted coffee. 

2. HONOURABLE MENTION: Clevedon Village Farmers Market
Set within the Clevedon A&P Showgrounds, this market is a true farm-gate-to-plate experience. With a line up of local purveyors including the likes of Clevedon Buffalo, Curious Cropper tomatoes, River Estate olive oil and plenty of other delicious artisans, you’ll come home toting all your week’s grocery needs. Our hot tip? Follow your visit up with a walk around the awe-inspiring Duder’s Regional Park.

4. Auckland Night Markets

5. Grey Lynn Market

6. Coatesville Market

7. Takapuna Sunday Markets

8. Avondale Markets

9. Central Flea Markets

10. Catalina Bay Farmers Market

11. Ōtara Markets

12. Britomart Markets

13. Mt Albert Markets

14. Kumeu Markets

15. Smales Farm Markets

16. Shed Collective, Oratia

17. Waiheke Ostend Market

18. Parnell Farmers Market

19. Howick Markets

20. Mangere Markets

21. Titirangi Village Market

Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for Denizen Everyday Heroes. We will be rolling out the results in the coming weeks online and in our summer issue, on sale now.

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