Favourite things | Makers Bakers Creators
Find one-of-a-kind wares, take a behind-the-scenes tour, pick produce straight from the plant and taste fresh flavours like never before.
Makers, Bakers, Creators – oh my
In Wagga Wagga, we love everything handmade, homegrown, paddock-to-plate and farm fresh. Meet the makers, gossip with the growers and hear the story behind their produce, creations and more.
Take a look at some of our many weekly farmers’ markets or time your trip to check out the unmissable River and Wren Markets.
River and Wren Markets | selected Sundays throughout the year
Enjoy a day at the beautiful indoor market of handmade wares and homegrown produce. You’ll find bespoke items from homewares, clothing, jewellery and more, as well as market food and kids entertainment.
Riverina Producers’ Market | every Thursday
Meat, fruit, vegetables, cheeses, bread, honey, jams, berries, pickles, sweet treats, chocolate and more – all direct from the producer to you.
Mates Gully Produce Market | every Saturday
Seasonal produce along with relishes, jams and more, and all delivered straight from Mates Gully Farm to their café in Morrow Street for the weekly market.
Wollundry Saturday Markets | second Saturday of each month
Stock the pantry with local produce direct from the farm or find the perfect gift from a local maker.
Tarcutta Markets | third Saturday of each month
Enjoy country village atmosphere and peruse home grown products, plants, homewares, jewellery, pre-loved goods, books and much more. Cake stalls and a barbecue will keep hunger at bay.
Markets by the Lake | selected Sundays throughout the year
Between Apex Park and the Lake Albert shoreline, you’ll find arts, crafts, food, drink and family fun.
Tours - ripe for the picking
Get the inside story straight from the source. When in Wagga Wagga don’t miss a behind-the-scenes tour with an expert guide. Here’s a few of our suggestions of where you can catch a tour or pick-your-own produce.
Thirsty Crow Brewing Co – Free weekend brewery tours. 2pm start and run for about 20 minutes include free delicious beer samples
Bidgee Strawberries and Cream – Open seasonally. Newly minted strawberry farm in Wagga Wagga. Pick your own strawberries, educational strawberry picking tours (10am), buy already picked punnets, enjoy homemade strawberry ice cream, sorbet or chocolate-coated strawberries
Boutique Wines by CSU – Overlooking a small vineyard and Wagga Wagga countryside, CSU’s Cellar Door is open seven days from 11am. Enjoy intimate, informative wine tastings from across the CSU range and pair it with a delicious cheese platter. Wine sales also available.
Agricultural Tours Riverina – Meet farmers and processors on a group tour showcasing Riverina agriculture. Tours can be tailored to suit group’s interests.
Other hands-on, get-your-boots dirty experiences to discover in Wagga Wagga:
- Ashculme Textiles – workshops using farmed alpaca wool (pictured below)
- Belisi Wellbeing & Equestrian Centre – horse riding and wellbeing classes
- Food I am – classes and dining experiences
- Lashbrook Farm – farm workshops
- Marrambidya Wetland – self-guided tours
- Wiradjuri Cultural Tours – Indigenous tours
- Wollundry Grove Olives – tastings and produce
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