Held under the shade of large gum trees in Newstead's Rotunda Park, this is a friendly community market where you can find almost anything: food, plants, crafts, tools, locally grown organic fruit and vegetables, clothes, second hand books, furniture, trash and treasure. Entry to the public is free, so come along and pick up a bargain.
We are delighted to announce a return to live music at the May market with the Red Sand Big Band. Based in Bendigo, the Red Sand Big Band is a traditional 40s/50s big band featuring trombones, trumpets, saxophones, piano, bass and drums. They play music from the swing era such as Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington, along with modern songs with a swing feel. The band is available to hire but at the market you can listen for free, so this is a not to be missed opportunity. Maybe even bring your dancing shoes!
Stallholders are very welcome and sites cost only $10. This is one of the cheapest markets around, so it's a great opportunity to promote your business or community group.
There is no need to book ahead, just turn up on the day with your goods and services on offer.
Any funds raised go to help support the Newstead and District Fire Brigade, keeping our community safe.
The brigade runs a BBQ with hot food including sausages, burgers, vegie burgers and our famed egg and bacon rolls. Hot and cold drinks are also available.
You could win a fire extinguisher and fire blanket at the CFA raffle.
Brigade members are available to answer your fire safety questions and help you with fire preparation.