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Sacred Tree Markets are an ever evolving commitment to co-creating an ethically sustainable future.

We believe in compassionate fashion, environmental sustainability & slow, local production. Through the creation of a conscious marketplace we hope to make sustainable consumer choices a little more achievable for everyone.

If you’re interested in becoming a stallholder with us & you offer products which are in alignment with Sacred Tree Markets ethos we would love to hear from you.

To apply, just click the appropriate market application below:

Regular markets:
Nelson Bay – Stallholder Application


Please read the Stallholder General Terms & Conditions before applying.

  • Positions at Sacred Tree Markets are based on a competitive process based on stallholder’s suitability and alignment with Sacred Tree Markets ethos.
  • There are waiting lists for some product categories within the markets.
  • Please allow up to 14 days for us to contact you once the application has been sent through.


• F A Q’ S •

How do I apply to become a stallholder at Sacred Tree Markets?
Please follow the appropriate above link and fill in the online application form and submit.

Please note: all stalls positions at Sacred Tree Markets are offered on a casual basis.

When do you run?
Operating hours vary, depending on the venue.

Nelson Bay trading hours are:
10am – 3pm throughout the year
4pm – 9pm during peak summer holiday times

What time do I need to be there?
All stalls are given individual set up and pack up times to allow for the traffic flow of getting vehicles safely in and out of the grounds. Time allocations are made based on site number and stock. This information is emailed to confirmed stallholders the prior to market day.

What sort of stalls are you looking for?
Artistic, dynamic, fun, high quality and extremely unique stalls. We aim to be as unique, artistic, ethical, home grown and high quality as possible. So if you have a product which you believe meets this criteria we would love to hear from you!

How much are site fees?
Fees vary according on the market venue. Please refer to the appropriate Stallholder Application.

For our main market (Nelson Bay) fees are as follows:
Food Stall
$150 Regular Site 3m x 3m site – Includes $90 stall fee, $20 waste surcharge and $40 non-refundable administration fee.
$110 Regular Site 3m x 3m site – Includes $70 stall fee and $40 non-refundable administration fee.
$90 MARINA Regular Site 3m x 3m site – Includes $50 stall fee and $40 non-refundable administration fee.
$60 Small Site (Table Size) – Includes $20 stall fee and $40 non-refundable administration fee.
Waste Disposal Charge $20 per market day (applicable if you are preparing food on site)
NB: Regular long term stallholders are offered discounted stall rates.

Do I need Public Liability Insurance?
Yes. You will need public liability insurance to cover your market stall. The coverage needs to be a minimum of $10 000 000.

I have a food stall. Is there anything special I need to know?
Yes. Any person selling food onsite will need to have all relevant Food Authorities and council permits as required under state and local laws. Please contact the NSW Food Authority and Port Stephens Council for full requirements on obtaining any relevant Temporary Food Permits for the area.
Please note: Application for a position at Sacred Tree Markets does not guarantee acceptance and we have quite an extensive waiting list for food related stalls. Please wait for confirmation of acceptance before applying for a PSC Temporary Food Permit specifically to trade at Sacred Tree Markets.

What do I need to bring?

You will require a white marquee to trade as well as suitable weights (80kg). Unfortunately due to underground irrigation you are unable to peg on site in Nelson Bay.

During the twilight markets you will also need to think about lighting you products in your stall after dusk. Your lighting will need to be either solar or battery operated as powered sites are unavailable for this purpose.

Do you hire equipment?

We have a small number of white marquees available for casual hire. Please contact us for information.

Sacred Tree Markets are environmentally conscious event. How may this affect me?
We are committed to creating an environmentally sustainable event.
We ask all stallholders to provide environmentally friendly packaging alternatives. The use of plastic bags, styrofoam, polystyrene, plastic cutlery as well as any other form of non-biodegradable packaging is being phased out as we become more environmentally conscious. Compostable packaging is encouraged.

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