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Where to find casual market vibes in Albert-Eden

Published: 31 January 2019

Our top four Albert-Eden spots where you can sample a diverse and eclectic selection of options, relax with family and friends and enjoy great vibes without going far. 

Street Food at Pt Chev

Delicious food, live music and space for the kids to play: this cute market offers it all in a great location. There are arts and crafts stalls to check out, as well as sausage sizzles if that’s what takes your fancy. Plan ahead because tables can fill up quickly.

When: 1 February, 1 March and 5 April
Time: 4.30pm – 8.30 pm
Where: The Pt Chevalier Community Centre, 18 Huia Road, Point Chevalier

Food Truck Nights: 4 The Hood

Kingsland and Mt Eden neighbours are working with Eden Park to deliver a series of food truck evenings at Eden Park over summer. Let the likes of Bacon Brothers, Ice Cream Social, The Rolling Pin and many more add some flavour to your Wednesday dinner menu. Each week there will be a range of activities for the whole family to enjoy too including live muralling, music, circus performances and sports clinics.

When: 13 February, 20 February, 27 February and 6 March
Time: 4.30 pm – 8 pm
Where: Eden Park, Reimers Ave , Kingsland, Auckland

Alberton Market Days

Go along to this historic venue’s Sunday market. It features specialty produce and handmade items with music, garden workshops, artisan food stalls and a pop-up tearoom! There will be live music, children's activities and face-painting fairies! Bring the kids and the dog and enjoy the beautiful heritage setting of the garden. Shop small and local, direct from the growers, craftspeople and small independent businesses.

When: 10 February, 10 March 2019 and 14 April 2019
Time: 10.00 – 2.00 pm
Where: Alberton 1863, 100 Mt Albert Road, Mt Albert

Streetfood Station

It’s usually a packed night with food trucks and a licensed bar in Mt Albert on Fridays. Options include dumplings, plant-based kai, cheese toasties, French desserts and more.

When: Fridays, next one on 1 February
Time: 05.00 – 9.00 pm
Where: 847 New North Road


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