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Brisbane Market Calendar | October

By Jessica Pridmore - 04 Oct 2014

The sun is shining, the weather is sweet! Now that we're on the cusp of summertime (ok, we're reaching a bit!), it's time to get out of bed, slop on some sunscreen and get out to one of Brisbane's best markets! This month's October Market Calendar is choccas with spring produce, fabulous pieces for a home makeover, food trucks, bunker bars and more! So come on Brisbane, so your city some local love, and get your shop on!

Night Markets

Eat Street Markets | Find an endless array of fantastical food stalls, from Japanese burgers, to wood fired pizza, gourmet ice cream and a heap more of your favourite food groups. With an amazing array of vintage homewares, hand-made gifts, plus live music to stroll to, this is one of the most creatively used spaces in our fair city.

Where: Macarthur Avenue, Hamilton?
When: Every Friday 4:00pm – 10:00pm, Saturday 4:00pm – 10:00pm, and Sunday 10:00am – 7:00pm

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Boundary Street's Market Lane Night Markets | With hawker-style traders serving up every kind of food, live entertainment, pop-up stores, a licensed bar and killer vibes, this is one you have to visit at least once! It'll be your new Friday night regular!

Where: Absoe Building | Cnr Boundary & Mollison Street?
When: Every Friday, 4pm 'til late

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Love Your Local Twilight Markets | The Love Your Local markets are now held twice a month! Some of Brisbane's most loved food trucks make regular appearances with this crowd, so we suggest you save these dates.

Where: Hawthorne Park | Hawthorne Road in Hawthorne ?
When: First and third Friday of every month 4:00pm - 8:30pm

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Flower Market

Brisbane Flower Market | The flower markets are fantastic any time of year — except for anyone privy to the evils of hay fever — and with spring in full bloom, ahem, you'll be spoilt for choice. Make sure you get in early or all the good ones will be gone…

Where: Sherwood Road | Rocklea?
When: Monday - Friday 5:00am - 3:00pm, Saturday 6:00am - 1:00pm

Food / Produce Markets

The Gap Farmers Markets | At The Gap Farmers Markets you can buy your weekly crispy veg from the same hands that grew it. While you're there, stock up on some fruit, jams and fresh bread, and don't even think of passing up on the plethora of brekky here! This is definitely one for the early birds so hands off the snooze button!

Where: The Gap State School grounds?
When: The 2nd and 4th Sunday of every month, 6:30am-11:00am

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Eat, Bake, Grow Markets | Newcomers onto the Brisbane markets scene they may be, but gee, they've hit the ground running! Organic, fresh, local and free-range produce is their jam here, so make sure you bring an extra large shopping basket!

When: 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month, from 7am - 12pm
Where: Mount Cotton State School

Cleveland Village Farmers Markets | The perfect spot just moments from the water, grab your fresh groceries, homewares, plus arts and crafts, then have a mooch around the town centre.

Where: Cnr Bloomfield St and Middle St, Cleveland
?When: Every Sunday 7am-1pm

Carseldine Farmers Markets | Champions of the Northside market circuit, these Brisbane market newbies have gained a loyal following in only a few weeks! Offering up fresh produce, fashion, homewares, artisan breads, and freshly roasted coffee, these folks are well worth getting out of your pj's for. 

Where: The old QUT Campus, 532 Beams Road, Carseldine?
When: Every Saturday 6am-12pm

Nundah Fresh Farmer's Markets | Deliciously fresh seafood and meat is the go here, so fill up your bags! With fruit and veg stalls in abundance, cakes, pastries and sweet treats too, the Nundah markets are a great spot to pick up the weekly groceries!

Where: Nundah Train Station?
When: Every Sunday 6:00am – midday

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Love Your Local 'Off The Green' Coorparoo Market | Get the weekly shop done, then settle in with some delicious grub from one of Brisbane's favourite food trucks and wash it down with a cold one from the bar at the Bowls Club. Sunday sorted!

Where: Coorparoo Bowls Club?
When: Sunday 6th 12:00pm - 6:00pm

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Kelvin Grove Village Markets | One for the early risers, get down in the AM for your pick of the best produce. Snap up fresh fruit and veg, local meats, plus a fantastic collection of street food, including some epic pastries, and stalls to grab a bite to eat at. A fave with Brisbane's market fans.

Where: Musk Street | Kelvin Grove Urban Village
When: Every Saturday 6:00am - 1:00pm

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Urban Producers & Co Market | Another reason to swing by the bayside, the Urban Producers markets are full of good things for your fridge! All the fresh fruit and veg you could want, nick nacks for your pantry plus a whole host of delicious produce to make the weekly shop a snap.

Where: Redlands Performing Arts Centre | Middle Street, Cleveland 
When: Every Saturday 7:00am- 1:00pm

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Eagle Farm Markets | An oldie but such a goodie, the Eagle Farm markets are the champions of local and regional offerings. With a huge selection of fruit, veg, meat, pastries and deli delights, there's barely any need for a trip to the supermarket! Make a morning of it and grab a coffee and some breakfast while you're there. A must-visit Brisbane market.

Where: Eagle Farm Racecourse | Lancaster Road in Ascot
When: Every Sunday 7:00am - 12:30pm

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Davies Park Market (West End Market) | You'll find everything you need to stock up your fridge here — and then some! Get through your grocery list then settle in under the jacaranda trees with a coffee and a sweet treat. You've earned it!

Where: Davies Park | Montague Road in West End ?
When: Every Saturday 6:00am - 2:00pm

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Brisbane Rocklea Saturday Fresh Market | One of the oldest markets in Brisbane, they still know how to get it right! Pick up some of the best local produce plus great pastries and coffee. Set those alarms early though if you want your choice of the best goods!

Where: Sherwood Road | Rocklea?
When: Every Saturday 6:00am – midday

Northey Street City Farm Organic Market | Besides the usual suspects — ertified organic produce, brilliant coffee, fresh meats and seafood — Northey Street Markets also attract some rockin' gardening stalls for all your planting needs.

Where: Northey Street | Windsor?
When: Every Sunday 6:00am - 10:30am

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Produce By The Pier | Specialising in sustainable living and produce, take a trip down to the coast and make a day of it. Expect to find the freshest fruit and veg as well as some delicious gourmet food products, great tea and coffee, plus goodies that are kind to the environment!

Where: Broadwater Parklands | Southport?
When: Every Saturday 8:00am – 2:00pm

Moggill Markets | A great spot for picking up the weekly groceries, and to indulge in a little pantry stocking (who doesn't love a good condiment), these are one of the most relaxing markets in Brisbane.

Where: Brookfield State School | Boscombe Road in Brookfield?
When: First and third Saturday of every month 6:30am - 11:00am

Jan Power's Farmers Market | Jan Power's Farmers Markets are top of the list in convenience and produce! With four handy locations across the city, find all your fruit and veggies here, meats and seafood, plus locally sourced deli and pantry goods.

Where: Reddacliff Place | Queen Street in Brisbane CBD?
When: Every Wednesday 10:00am - 6:00pm

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Where: Brisbane Powerhouse | Lamington Street in New Farm?
When: Second and fourth Saturday of every month 6:00am - 12:00pm

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Where: Little Bayside Park | The Esplanade in Manly ?
When: Third Saturday of every month 6:00am - 12:00pm

Where: Blackwood Street in Mitchelton?
When: First Sunday of every month 6:00am - 12:00pm

Boggo Road Markets | The Boggo Road Markets have a great community vibe, and are steeped in local history! Find all the usuals for your grocery shop, plus scrumptious baked goods and delicious street foods.

Where: Boggo Road Jail | Boggo Road in Dutton Park
When: Every Sunday 7:00am - 1:00pm

Lifestyle Markets

Fortitude Valley Markets |  Iconic and long-time love of 'The Valley' hipster set, Fortutude Valley Markets are undergoing a bit of a facelift! Now sprawled across both the newly tszjued Brunswick St mall and Chinatown Mall, you can pick up all your artisan desires, homewares, vintage fashion pieces, jewellery and curios from local designers. Rumour has it that a whole bunch of new food stalls are setting up stumps here, so gorging on some of Brissies best bites while you're there will be a must!

Where: Brunswick Street Mall | Fortutude Valley 
When: Every Friday 3pm-12am, Saturday 9am-4pm 5pm-12am, Sunday 9am-3pm from 11th October

Suitcase Rummage | A vintage lovers delight, unique and quirky finds are a dime a dozen at this Brisbane market. Be prepared to rummage, but be rewarded with some fabulous finds!

Where: Reddacliff Place | Queen Street in Brisbane CBD?
When: First and third Sunday of every month 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Boundary Street Markets | The daytime version of Boundary Street's night markets have plenty to see and do for those of you who prefer to shop in the sunlight. Find beautiful jewellery stalls, antiques, pop-up clothing stores, original artworks, and a whole lot more.

Where: Absoe Site | Cnr Boundary & Mollison Street ?
When: Every Saturday and Sunday 9:00am – 3:00pm

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

South Bank Collective Market | Find all kinds of beautiful creative wares here, from one-of-a-kind art, photography, designer fashion and accessories, homewares, jewellery, and creative pop-up shops. Hunger shouldn't be a problem here, as you're surrounded by some of Brisbane's best restaurants and cafes!

Where: Stanley Street Plaza | South Bank
When: Friday 5:00pm – 9:00pm Saturday 10:00am - 9:00pm and Sunday 9:00am - 4:00pm

Brisbane Valley Markets | The perfect place for gift hunting, here you'll find unusual treasures for yourself and your home! Surrounded by some great little food joints, you won't have to go hungry post market spree.

Where: Chinatown and Brunswick Street Malls | Fortitude Valley?
When: Every Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm, Every Sunday 9:00am - 4:00pm

Young Designers Market | Showcasing young local designers, here you'll find gorgeous fashion, beautiful artworks, and homewares. This Brisbane market is perfect for picking up unique pieces!

Where: Little Stanley Street | South Bank?
When: First Sunday of every month 10:00am - 4:00pm

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