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Free market audio tour

September 2023

Join Katie & Adam on an Audio Adventure
of the Adelaide Central Market.

Take a step back in time and experience more than 150 years of rich history and culinary heritage as you step into the vibrant world of the Adelaide Central Market through a new audio-tour now streaming on all Apple and Android podcast apps. Be captivated by the favourite dishes and products of renowned foodies and co-hosts, Adam Liaw and Katie Spain, who will guide you through their cherished finds and give you insights into the heart of the Market.

You are invited to embark on this free audio-tour through time and taste, where the early days of the Market come to life through the stories of multi-generation traders. Hear first-hand accounts of what the Market means to these families and how it has evolved over the years to become an integral part of South Australia's identity.

Over this 50-minute self-guided walking tour, discover hidden gems and must-try products from a plethora of stalls as you weave your way through this culinary wonderland. As one of the largest fresh produce markets in the southern hemisphere, the market is a true testament to the diverse cultures that have shaped South Australia's food landscape. It supports the state's network of local growers, producers and suppliers selling millions of kilograms of fruit and vegetables and fresh food every month.

The Adelaide Central Market brings together a vibrant diversity of cultures from around the world. From the first pizza place in Adelaide to a world-renowned cheese master and even an Olympic volleyballer turned chef, the Market is full of fascinating and unexpected stories waiting to be explored.

To listen, search Adelaide Central Market Audio Tour in your favourite podcast app. 

Cost: 
Free

Duration: 
50 Minutes

Difficulty:
Easy

 
Bring:
Phone &
Earphones
How to Start? 
Grab a map from the Market Stall located by the central Gouger St entrance or load the map onto your phone, pop in your headphones and open your preferred podcast app. The podcast will guide you through the Market and provides navigational direction amongst fascinating history and insights from the traders. We encourage you to pause the tour at any point to talk to traders, shop and sample their diverse range of products.