The Riverside Markets, operated by the Lions Club of Bathurst Macquarie Inc are held at Berry Park, on the northern banks of the Macquarie River and offering plentiful parking, highway exposure and public facilities.
Forty to fifty stalls sell a range of items, supported by a live music and the Macquarie Lions Club with their bbq offerings. You will find jewellery,books, leatherwork, wooden toys and garden ornaments, clothing of all kinds for adults and children, crystals and mini gardens, Rawleigh products, cakes and other baked goods, local honey, fresh produce in season, plants, candles, cards, vintage items, sweets, giftware, ironwork, recycled craft and other items.
After browsing the stalls patrons can enjoy morning tea or lunch with a hot/cold drink, sitting at tables or on the grass to listen to great live music. Public amenities are available as is a children's playground. Berry Park is accessed via the first turn left off the Great Western Highway after crossing the Macquarie River when Sydney-bound, or the last right-hand turn before crossing the river heading into Bathurst. The site is clearly sign-posted on the day. Markets are held on the first Saturday of each month except January and run from 8.00am until 1.00pm February, March, April, May, October, November and December and from 10.00am until 2.00pm during June, July August and September.