Markets to check out in Brisbane

Markets to check out in Brisbane

By Tessa Bezuidenhout on Feb 20 2017

Whether you’re looking for a unique gift for someone special, fresh produce directly from the farmers, or a fun day out with your family, markets are a great place to spend the day.

Here are 5 markets from all around Brisbane that’ll have something for the entire family.

1. Saturday Fresh Markets, Rocklea 

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Selling fresh everything, this market is perfect for those looking for good produce and gourmet creations to take home. Not only do they sell fantastic food products, but also fresh flowers, plants for your home, and delicious coffee for when you want a little break.

There’s parking on site, at just $4 a vehicle, or walk right in for just $1 per person (under 15’s are free). You can find this market at 252 Sherwood Road, Rocklea and the markets run from 6am to midday every Saturday.

2. Eat Street Markets, Hamilton

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Set on an old container wharf, this market is for people who love eating decadent and gourmet food. Completely licensed, dog friendly, and with some great live acts, there’s something for the entire family to enjoy. Delight in exotic cuisine and heavenly sweets at the Eat Street Markets until your tummy bursts.

It’s open every Friday and Saturday night at 4pm until 10pm, and will soon be opening on Sunday nights. Not only is there plenty of parking nearby, but it’s accessible by City Cat too. The entry fee is $2.50 for adults, and children under 12 are free. You can find these markets at Macarthur Avenue, Hamilton.

3. Suitcase Rummage, Brisbane City

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Not just for off-loading old clothes, suitcase rummage has become a giant specialist op-shop with all the bargains you could ask for. With local designers and clothes makers, records, bric-a-brac, handmade items, and second hand goods, this market has something for everyone and on the cheap.

This market travels around, so keep an eye out for a pop up rummage near you. Otherwise, you’ll find these markets at Reddacliff Place in Brisbane City every first and third Sunday of each month. There are no entry fees, unless you would like to become a stall holder.

4. Carseldine Farmers and Artisan Market

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Every Saturday, farmers and gourmet food creators come from all over South East Queensland to show off their delicious products. Taste and buy deli cheeses from Maleny, award winning jams and chutneys, and even artisan baked bread from Noosa all in one place. You can also find fresh fruit, vegetables, and meat straight from the farmers themselves.

You can find this market at 532 Beams Road, Carseldine and there’s plenty of parking nearby. It’s up and running from 6am until noon every Saturday and there is no entry fee.

5. Young Designers Market, South Bank

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Featuring up and coming young designers and their wares, this market is perfect for those looking for unique fashion and home pieces. Find crafted jewellery, clothing, home wares, and art from brand new designers fresh on the scene.

This market will be running on the first Sunday of every month from 10am to 4pm until December. You can find these stalls at Little Stanley Street, South Bank. There’s very little parking, but is easily accessible through public transport and there’s no entry fee.