Tuesday 31 July 2012
The Heritage Craft Fair is also know as The Handmade Markets St Ives. After 18 years this iconic marketplace continues to provide a country fair atmosphere right in the heart of the Sydney Upper North Shore.
Located a short 20 minute drive from the Sydney CBD is the leafy suburb of St Ives in Sydney's upper north shore. With the the lush and untouched Ku-ring-gai forest on it's doorstep the short drive is well worth making a day of site seeing. The showgrounds are really reminiscent of a country showground with huge trees in abundance, walking tracks and many grassy areas to picnic and relax. The model plane flying club, the equestrian club, the dog training club and the model car racing clubs to name but a few of the showgrounds many clubs to hang out on a sunny Sunday at the St Ives Showgrounds
The Heritage Craft Fair started almost 18 years ago and has become a stalwart on the markets calendar of any creative entrepreneur in the markets industry. The fair has seen the start of hunderds of creative artists and crafts who have gone on to sell at other markets and become sophisticated well know traders in Sydney.
The markets are also known as a great place to kick back on a Sunday, relaxing at a table or on a picnic blanket under the trees and listening to the free live music that takes place at every fair. The kids are well catered for and they can enjoy the pony rides, jumping castles and even bungy bounce.
So if you are seeking a creative goods, a pleasant day out or just want to get away from the hustle of the city, the Handmade Markets in St Ives is a must.
Certainly one of the best markets in Sydney, become a fan on Markets central and join the growing number of fans who support Heritage Craft Fair.
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