Food & Drink

Brisbane Market Calendar | September

By Catherine Blake - 06 Sep 2014

Glorious spring is upon us, and with it our September Market Calendar! This is the sweet season of flower picking, forging for mushrooms, and making your own jam. Where better for us city-folk to revel in the springtime spirit than at any one of Brisbane's splendid markets! The warm air of these early sunrises ought to have you leaping out of bed, so load up with small bills, grab those wicker baskets, and hot foot it to your nearest Brisbane market!

Flower Market

Brisbane Flower Market | Let's kick this off with our most seasonally fitting market on the list! These flowers are absolutely gorgeous at any other time of the year, but heading into a fanciful spring and these badass blooms will be cranking up the wow factor to illegal extremes. 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

Eat, Bake, Grow Markets | We're welcoming some new faces onto our burgeoning market calendar this month! Some organic, fresh, local, free range folks have set up a community market and it's high time we popped down for a gander. They've got all kinds of homewares and foodstuffs to sate your market jonesing, or you could always whip out the blanket and basket and turn those market provisions into a picnic.

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

The Gap Farmers Markets | If we wanted a chat with the middle man, we'd have dropped into Coles. At The Gap Farmers Markets you can buy your weekly crispy veg from the same hands that grew it. While you're there, round out your haul with some fruit, jams and fresh bread, and leave a hand free for toting a breakfast burrito. With a 6am start, this is definitely a community market 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!)

Carseldine Farmers Markets | These relatively new faces have experienced explosive success on our fair Northside, and it's easy to see why. Offering a splendid bounty of fresh produce, fashion, homewares, artisan breads, and freshly roasted coffee, these folks are well worth getting up with the rooster. 

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

Cleveland Village Farmers Markets | A much loved mainstay of the Cleveland community, this is where the locals go for their weekly shop. If you fancy a Sunday near the water, fresh groceries, homewares, and arts and crafts as well as that cosy community vibe await.

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

Love Your Local 'Off The Green' Coorparoo Market | Perfect for a family-friendly Sunday sesh, Coorparoo Bowls Club has thought of everything to end your weekend on a high. Do your weekly shop at leisure, then settle in with some premium munch from one of Brisbane's favourite food trucks and wash it down with a cold one from the bar or a slammin' coffee.

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 stalls to grab a bite to eat at.

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 phenomenal reason to swing by the bayside!

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

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Nundah Fresh Farmer's Markets | Showcasing deliciously fresh seafood, meats, fruit and veg, the Nundah markets are a great spot to pick up the weekly groceries. If you needed any more of an incentive, they do amazing cakes, loaves, pastries, and sweet treats, too!

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

(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.

 Where: Eagle Farm Racecourse | Lancaster Road in Ascot

 When: Every Sunday 7:00am - 12:30pm

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Brisbane Rocklea Saturday Fresh Market | One of the oldest markets in Brisbane, this is still a great market with a lot to offer. Pick up some of the best local produce plus great pastries and coffee. The locals like to get in and out early here, so set those alarms if you want your choice of the best goods!

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

Davies Park Market (West End Market) | Blessed by the beautiful surrounds of the ancient Jacaranda trees, you'll find everything you need to stock up your fridge — and then some! While you're tackling the shopping list, treat yourself to an offensively scrummy roti and a hefty coffee to ease that monstrous hangover you've got brewing…

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

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Northey Street City Farm Organic Market | Besides the usual suspects (certified organic produce, brilliant coffee, fresh meats and seafoods) Northey Street Markets also attract some rockin' gardening stalls. With the weather so mild, you'd be mad not to give it a whack. Note: this is a market for swift shoppers. Trading wraps at 10.30am, which still leaves you plenty of Sunday left to savour.

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

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

Moggill Markets | Perfect for topping up the fridge for your weekly shop and great for one-off deli finds, these are one of the most relaxing markets in Brisbane. An ideal way to spend a Saturday, we say.

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

Boggo Road Markets | The Boggo Road Markets have a very relaxed market vibe! Find all the usuals for your grocery shop, plus scrumptious baked goods and delicious street foods to ease any hunger pangs!

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

Night Markets

Boundary Street's Market Lane Night Markets | A great alternative to the usual Friday night antics, we bet this is the most fun you'll have when going to market! 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!

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

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Eat Street Markets | The infamous Eat Street Markets have helped put the Brisbane food and market scene on the map! Find an endless array of fantastic food stalls, from Japanese burgers, to wood fired pizza, gourmet ice cream and a heap more of your favourite eatables. With an array of beverages to sample, vintage homewares, hand-made gifts, and 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!)

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. Indulge in delicious treats, desserts, coffees, and a great bustling vibe — this night market is a great night out to be had by young and old!

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!)

Lifestyle Markets

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!)

Suitcase Rummage | If you love nothing more than a good rummage, you'll be rewarded for your perseverance! A vintage lovers delight, unique and quirky finds are a dime a dozen at this Brisbane market.

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

Young Designers Market | You'll be spoilt for choice for fresh fashion finds from newcomers on the design scene and a perfect spot to source those one off pieces. Showcasing young local designers, here you'll find gorgeous fashion, and unique arts, and homewares.

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

South Bank Collective Market | Now a Brisbane market staple, and a huge hit with locals and tourists alike, 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. Being in the heart of Southbank, the food choices are endless, so there's no way you'll go hungry.

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

Substation Vintage & Artisan Markets | Housed in the iconic relic of the original substation, here you'll find boutique style stalls selling unique and handmade products. Perfect for gift shopping or finding something new for your home, we dare anyone to leave here empty handed!

Where: Substation Gallery |150 Enoggera Tce | Paddington
When: Third Saturday of every month 9:00am – 3:00pm

(Find them in our Brisbane market calendar!)

Get our top stories direct to your inbox.


You May Also Like