We must say that the Sunshine Coast has some of the best markets, which are constantly becoming bigger and better. Experience local food, stalls, shops and artists – you’ll never have a dull weekend ever again!
- Where: Fishermans Road / David Low Way, Maroochydore
- When: Every Sunday from 6am to 12 (noon)
The Fisherman’s market provides a really good Sunday-vibe with good food and lots to see! Fishermans Road Markets has been operated and managed for the past 20 years by the Lions Club of Mooloolaba and by shopping at this market, you are also supporting many community projects. There are up to 128 stalls offering a huge variety of items for sale including local and market fruit and Vegetables, Clothing (both new and pre-loved), pet treats, hand tools, books, popcorn, fresh seafood, 2nd hand items and so on. A cute market with it’s own charm!
- Where: 2 Parkyn Court, Tewantin
- When: Sundays 8am – 2pm
After your leisurely Sunday breakfast or before a long Sunday lunch at Noosa Marina, take a stroll through our Sunday markets. Their art, craft and local produce market has an idyllic setting on the deck, overlooking the Noosa River. Take your time strolling around the many market stalls, where a variety of locally made craft items can be found along with the freshest of local produce. The atmosphere is alive with music and entertainment from local and interstate musicians. When it’s time to go home, let the Noosa Ferry take you on a relaxing ride from the markets to one of the stops along the river. (info)
- Where: King Street, Cotton Tree, Maroochydore
- When: Sunday 7am to noon
The Cotton Tree Markets offer something for everyone. For 25 years the Cotton Tree Markets have featured local artisans, designers and inventors selling their own unique and creative works. This unique precinct is located near one of the Sunshine Coast’s most picturesque beaches. Enjoy a great day out exploring the market, shopping at the quality retailers, meeting friends for a coffee and bite to eat, followed by some time relaxing by the river. You will find a diverse and eclectic range of fashion such as jewellery, original artworks, sculptures, skincare, pottery, baking, homewares, plus so much more to suit all tastes and ages. Soak up the friendly market atmosphere and be entertained by local performers (info).
- Where: 10 Lorraine Avenue, Marcoola
- When: Every Saturday Morning from 8am-12pm (noon)
The Marcoola Market has something for everyone and provides you with a good vibe and great food! Enjoy organic produce, fresh fruit and veggies, meats, cheese, and other goodies. There are also plenty of sweet treats available, including raw and vegan options, which will keep you around for a while. Marcoola Market is also close to the beach, so it’s the perfect place to enjoy some good food with friends watching the ocean!
- Where: 80 Memorial Drive, Eumundi QLD 4562
- When: Wednesdays 8am to 1.30pm and Saturdays 7am to 2pm
Our favourite! The Original Eumundi Markets is the biggest and the best art and craft market in Australia. Meet the talented hands behind handcrafted furniture, homewares, artworks, ceramics, cutting-edge fashion and jewellery, and chat to the farmers and bakers selling fresh produce and gourmet delights. When you need a shopping break, rejuvenate with a massage, have your palm read or lose yourself in the stellar line-up of musicians and street performers. It’s an experience like no other (info).
- Where: Kingfisher Park. Peregian Beach QLD 4573
- When: 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month, 7am – 12.30pm
The Peregian Beach Markets are held the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month, 7am – 12.30pm, in the beautiful surroundings of Kingfisher Park on Kingfisher Drive at Peregian Beach. If there are five Sundays in December or January an extra market will be held on that day. Well known for the variety of art, craft, up cycled, recycled, created, designed, manufactured, handmade, home grown, organic and fair trade. This is a great place to pick up a gift or new outfit, enjoy a relaxing massage and stock your fridge and pantry. (info) Definitely check this market out, and this video:
Video retrieved from Dronehack Productions (link) (2019)
Featured Image: Eumundi Markets at Indulge Magazine