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  • Are there any food and drink options available?
    Yes, we have a variety of food and drink stalls offering delicious homemade treats and beverages.
  • Are credit cards accepted by vendors at the market?
    Payment options vary by vendor. While some may accept credit cards, others might only take cash. We recommend bringing some cash to ensure you can purchase from all vendors.
  • What types of products can I find at the market?
    Each week you'll discover a diverse and ever-changing selection of products. Our market proudly hosts a variety of stallholders, so you can expect a fresh experience every Sunday. You'll find an array of items including fresh local produce, an assortment of handmade crafts, charming homewares, traditional preserves, one-of-a-kind art and paintings, and scrumptious homemade baking. The variety of stalls may vary from week to week, offering you a unique shopping experience every time you visit.
  • Is there parking available at the market?
    Yes, there is ample free parking available for visitors at the market.
  • Are pets allowed at the market?
    Yes, pets are welcome at the market but must be kept on a leash and under control at all times.
  • What are the operating hours of the Parua Bay Farmers & Crafters Market?
    The market is open every Sunday from 9 am to 12:30 pm.
  • Is the market child-friendly?
    Absolutely! The market is a family-friendly environment with a welcoming atmosphere for children.
  • How can I stay updated on market news and events?
    Join our Facebook group to stay in the loop with all the latest market news, updates, and special events.
  • Where is the market located?
    The market takes place at the Parua Bay Community Centre (1341 Whangarei Heads Road, Parua Bay), offering a central and convenient location for all our visitors.
  • How can I become a vendor at the market?
    If you're interested in becoming a vendor, please check out our stall booking page.
  • How frequently can I book a stall?
    Stallholders can book a stall as frequently as every fortnight or as occasionally as once a month. We try to accommodate both regular and casual stallholders.
  • Are there any restrictions on the products I can sell?
    We encourage the sale of products that are locally produced, sustainable, and of high quality. Offensive products, R18, counterfeit, or otherwise inappropriate products are not allowed.
  • Do I need to bring my own setup (table, tent, etc.)?
    Yes, stallholders are responsible for their own setup including tables, tents, and any necessary equipment. Please ensure your setup is safe and secure.
  • What types of stalls are allowed at the market?
    We welcome a variety of stalls including those selling fresh produce, handmade crafts, art, homewares, and food items. We prioritise stalls that align with our community and eco-friendly ethos.
  • How do I book a stall at Parua Bay Market?
    To book a stall, please visit our website and fill out the stallholder application form.
  • What support does the market provide for new stallholders?
    We offer guidance on setting up your stall effectively, and marketing tips.
  • Can I choose my stall location?
    Stall locations are assigned by the market organisers, but we will consider specific requests and try to accommodate them wherever possible.
  • What are the fees for booking a stall?
    The fee for booking a stall at the Parua Bay Farmers & Crafters Market is $20 per site. To confirm your spot, the fee must be paid by the Wednesday before the market day you wish to attend. This ensures that we can plan the layout and logistics effectively and guarantees your space at our vibrant community market.
  • What are the market's operating hours for stallholders?
    Stallholders should set up between 7:30 am and 8:30 am. The market is open to the public from 9 am to 1 pm every second Sunday. Check out our market dates here 1341 Whangarei Heads Road, Parua Bay.
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