5 of the Best Markets in South East Queensland

by | Feb 9, 2023 | Markets, Blog, Events | 0 comments

If you're looking for something fun to do this week, why not head to one of the many fantastic markets in South East Queensland? There's sure to be something for everyone at these markets, from fresh produce and artisan goods, to live music and delicious food. Here are 5 of our favourites!

1. Eumundi Markets, Sunshine Coast

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When are the Eumundi markets on?

Market days are Saturdays 7am to 2pm and Wednesdays 8am to 2pm.

Where are the Eumindi markets?

80 Memorial Drive, Eumundi QLD 4562

Eumundi is just over an hour north of Brisbane along the Bruce Highway or 20 minutes from Noosa.

What’s on at the Eumindi markets?

One of the most popular markets in South East Queensland, Eumundi Markets is a must-visit for any market enthusiast. Held every Wednesday and Saturday, this market features over 600 stalls.

They’re a great place to find small businesses that sell unique arts and crafts, clothing, jewellery, homewares and more. You’ll find products that are high quality and reasonably priced.

There are also plenty of activities for the kids at the Eumindi markets, including face painting, petting zoos, and pony rides. You’re also sure to find plenty of delicious food options. Make sure you try the famous wood-fired pizzas!

The vibe at Eumindi Markets is electric with friendly stallholders, plenty of shade and live music playing. It’s even dog-friendly!

Click here to check out their upcoming events!

One thing you’ll want to keep in mind is the parking is limited, but there is $7 parking across the road behind the markets if you don’t mind a little bit of a walk.

2. Jan Power’s Farmers Markets, Brisbane


When is Jan Powers Farmers Market on?

Every Saturday, 6am to 12pm.

Where is the Powerhouse Farmers Market?

The Powerhouse Farmers Markets are located on Lamington St in front of the Brisbane Powerhouse. It’s easily accessible by taking the City Cat.

There are also locations in Manly on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month and in Mitchelton on the 1st Sunday of the month.

What’s on at Jan Powers Farmers Market?

The Jan Powers farmers markets are held in Brisbane at the Powerhouse. With over 100 stalls at each market, you’ll find a wide range of fresh produce, each sold directly by farmers and producers who grew, made and packed it up personally. Locals stop by every week to pick up fresh and delicious fruit, vegetables and bread at good prices.

The markets are also a great place to support local businesses, with many stallholders selling handcrafted items. You’ll find everything from jewellery and homewares to clothes and skincare products.

There are also plenty of activities for kids, with face painting, live music, and roving entertainment and a huge range of gourmet and multi-cultural food options.

So, if you’re looking for a great day out in Brisbane with a beautiful view, be sure to check out one of the best markets in South East Queensland!

Click here to learn more about the Powerhouse Farmers Market!

3. Miami Marketta, Gold Coast


When is the Miama Marketta on?

Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 5pm

Where is the Miama Marketta?

23 Hillcrest Parade, Miami QLD 4220

What’s on at Miami Marketta?

If you’re looking for a markets experience with a difference, head to Miami Marketta on the Gold Coast. This night market is held every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night, and features over 30 food stalls with tastes from all over the world, so you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to dinner options.

It’s easy to get to, easy to park and there’s plenty of space to sit down if you get there early. The food prices are reasonable also. Locals of the area even pop by for take-away so you know its good.

There’s also live music and entertainment in a welcoming and vibrant atmosphere, so you can enjoy a relaxed night out with friends or with the family.

Click here to check out their upcoming events!

4.  Brisbane MarketPlace Rocklea

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When is the Rocklea Market on?

Open Saturdays and Sundays from 6am to 12pm.

Where are the Rocklea Markets?

385 Sherwood Rd, Rocklea QLD 4106

What’s on at the Rocklea Markets?

Saturday Fresh Markets are for the foodies and nature lovers, with a huge range of plants, fresh produce and delectable cuisines with over 150 stalls offering a huge selection of fruit and vegetables, quality meats and poultry, breads, baked goods, gourmet and great coffee too.

Sunday Discovery Markets cater to those looking for a bargain on collectables, homewares, plants, books, CD’s, DVD’s, toys, lifestyle products and more. There’s a huge variety of stalls, both home made and second hand, with something to suit everyone.

You can choose to pay for parking within the Market site for $6 per car or find free parking nearby and pay a $2 entry fee.

With live music and buskers around, the market is full of ambience and makes a great day out for the whole family.

Click here to learn more!

5. Toowoomba Farmers Market, Toowoomba


When are the Toowoomba Markets on?

Every Saturday 7am to 12pm.

Where are the Toowoomba Markets?

Cnr Ruthven &, Campbell St, Toowoomba City QLD 4350 – Under the windmills

What’s on at the Toowoomba Markets?

The Toowoomba Markets are held every Saturday, and they’re a great option if you’re looking for fresh produce direct from farmers. You’ll find seasonal produce, local meats, hand-made bread, pasta, jams, salts, honey, and locally grown herbs and salad items.

You’ll also find over 200 stalls with handmade items, leatherworks, soaps, clothes and jewellery and more. You’re sure to find some unique items at fair prices.

There’s also a range of food options available, including coffee, cakes, and lunch options, with plenty of seating and shade available. Plus, you can enjoy some live music from local artists and even bring your dog along.

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So, there you have it – some of the best markets in South East Queensland. Whether you’re looking for fresh produce, handcrafted items, or a great night out, you’ll find it at one of these markets. Check back here for updates as we explore more great markets in South East Queensland.

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