Welcome to the Wellington Underground Market. Supporting local artists, designers and small businesses, every Saturday*
10am to 4pm on Wellington's Waterfront.
This is a free undercover event in the heart of Wellington's picturesque waterfront. Grab some delicious ‘street food’ and an organic fair trade coffee while you wander. Find us under
"Vibrant and endless"
"There was a lot to offer here, even if you weren't buying. It was fantastic seeing the creativity Wellingtonians possess. Lovely buskers and food stalls too."
Throughout the year we have larger specialty markets where our stall numbers swell to over 100...
Underground Market Showcase Weekends
These are our three biggest weekends of the year when some amazing stallholders come to showcase their wares in the Creative Capital. This is your opportunity to meet the best of the best artists and designers from around the region and beyond. 2019 dates:
28th & 29th September
5th & 6th October
12th & 13th October
Both Saturdays and Sundays, 10am to 4pm
10th Birthday Celebration
The market is celebrating its 10th birthday & we're making it a party for all! Join us at the Underground Market November 16th for plenty of fun, festivities, games & product giveaways!!
Wellington Christmas Markets
This Christmas we’re giving you the gift of over 100 stalls of our favourite local artists and designers all under one roof! No matter who you are buying for this year, we’ve got your pressie shopping sorted. Support local talent and shop ethically this festive season by buying direct from the makers themselves.
30th Nov & 1st Dec
7th & 8th Dec
14th & 15th Dec
21st & 22nd Dec
Both Saturdays and Sundays, 10am to 4pm.
Something for Mum - 2nd May
Wonders of Wool - 13th June
* and Sundays during September/October school holidays and leading up to Christmas in December. The market closes over the Christmas/New Year period. The last market of 2019 will be on the 22nd December. The first market of 2020 will be Jan 11th.