Enjoy the sights, sounds, flavours, action and colour of Australia's best outdoor market - proudly operated by the City of Hobart - every Saturday from 8:30am to 3:00pm at Hobart's Salamanca Place.
About Salamanca Market
Set between graceful plane trees and the mellow sandstone facades of historic warehouses, Hobart's famous market at Salamanca Place attracts thousands of locals and visitors, every Saturday of the year.
They come to visit more than 300 stalls for the food and music, fresh fruit, crisp organic vegetables, hot baked spuds, the warm aroma of a coffee and croissant, buskers singing the blues, stroking a harp or strumming a lively folk song.
They come for breakfast, scrambled eggs and orange juice at a Salamanca cafe, then a stroll along the hundreds of stalls, meeting friendly people who make or grow what they sell.
Salamanca Market highlights fine Tasmanian art & craft including hand-worked glass, innovative design in Tasmanian timbers, stylish clothing and bold ceramics.
Salamanca Market is close to historic St David’s Park on the fringe of Hobart's central business district. From the market, it's a short climb up Kelly's Steps to reach the Georgian cottages and the village atmosphere of Battery Point.
Hobart's picturesque waterfront is also nearby – cross Salamanca lawns to the docks, where hard-working fishing boats are berthed close to cruising yachts and a square-rigger or two.
To contact Salamanca Market administration, please call (03) 6238 2410 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Info Point & Visitor's Map for Salamanca Market
The City of Hobart has established an Info Point at Salamanca Market which operates every Saturday. It is located alongside Salamanca Place between the Market and the Waterfront. The information point provides customer service and Market information for visitors and a staff member from the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre is on site to answer any questions and to make accommodation, travel and event bookings throughout Tasmania.
Lost & Found as well as basic first-aid is available at the Info Point. You can contact the Info Point on Saturdays from 8:30am - 3:00pm at 0408 394 109.
Don't forget to pick up a free Salamanca Market Visitor's Map available at the Info Point or at Hobart's Tasmania Travel and Information Centre located at 20 Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania.
Have you seen our new publication?
The City of Hobart recently released a new publication celebrating the colourful history of Salamanca Market. Salamanca Market: A Short History of a Long Market is a quality publication which contains interesting and entertaining stories about the Market and its stallholders and provides a fascinating insight into its history, weekly set-up and operation. Further information about this publication can be found here.