Paddy's Market

A Sydney icon, Paddy's Market features bargains galore

Entrance to Paddy's Market
Entrance to Paddy's Market cc licensed photo by eGuide Travel

Located in Chinatown in the lower level of Market City, Paddy's Market has been a Sydney institution going all the way back to 1834. Beginning as a Saturday Market where people could come and trade their wares and farm produce, Paddy's Market was,and continues to be, a vital part of Sydney's economy.

While Paddy's Markets were an outdoor venue over most of their history, people can now appreciate the convenience of the current indoor location in any type weather.

Paddy's Market is huge. With stalls set up by a wide range of independent entrepreneurs, you will find a wide range of goods here, from the mainstay of fresh produce and fish, to clothing, housewares and electronics. Tourists will appreciate the great selection of souvenirs representing Australia and Sydney, often at bargain prices. For sure there are some good deals to be had here. Whether or not you are buying anything Paddy's Market is a fun place to explore.

Nearby attractions: Paddy's Market, Chinatown, Powerhouse Museum, Capitol Theatre, Chinese Gardens and Darling Harbour.

Facts For Your Visit

Official Website: Paddy's Market

Fee: No

COVID-19 Advisory

Many indoor and even some outdoor tourist attractions are temporarily closed due to the Global COVID-19 pandemic. If the hours of operation are shown below, they may not reflect these closures. Please verify hours with any attraction before visiting.

We believe the measures being taken are absolutely neccessary to preserve lives and we pray for everyone and their families as the world works together to get through this crisis.

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Regular Hours:

  • Wednesday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Category: Farmers Market

Address: Market City
9-13 Hay St
Sydney New South Wales 2000
Australia

Phone: +61 2 9325 6204

Reviews

Yelp Rating:
3.5 out of 5 3.5 Star Rating
Based on 79 Reviews.

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4 Star Rating My better half and I were look for a specific stuffed animal koala. We seen it in our drivers vehicle and a friend had one in his car. He told us to check... Read More

Ward K. Nov-28-2019

3 Star Rating Opens Wed- Sun. The "bottom" floor is technically the only part of "Paddy's Market" and anything above is almost like a mini mall with a food court on the... Read More

Ernest Y. Sep-28-2019

5 Star Rating Great place to go to pick up all your Sydney souvenirs. They are open Wednesday to Sunday from 10AM-6PM. Patties Market is located in Haymarket/Chinatown... Read More

Ariana K. Mar-19-2020

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Directions

Train Line Nearest Station Walking Time
Light Rail L1Paddys Markets0 minutes
T1, T2, T3, T4, T8, or T9Central Station9 minutes

How to get to Paddy's Market by Train

By Light Rail L1: exit at the Paddy's Markets stop which is right in front of the market.

By Train: exit at Central Station, transfer to an L1 Light Rail Train at the north end of the Station and take it to the Paddy's Markets stop.

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