Food & Drink

Brisbane Markets Calendar | August

By Jessica Pridmore - 02 Aug 2014

With the arrival of our August Market Calendar, and with winter finally here (not that you'd know, with all this spectacular sunshine we're having!) it's the perfect time to stock up on all the amazing produce a Queensland cold snap offers up at one of our fab Brisbane markets!

This month is full of Brisbane markets old and new, so throw on your cold weather garb, whack on the sunnies and set the alarms, 'cause you don't want to miss out. Happy market hunting!

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Food / Produce Markets

The Gap Farmers Markets | We're pretty excited about this new market, so we've put them top of our list! Selling fresh produce from small local farms, pick up some of the highest quality meats, fruit, veg, condiments, and artisan foods, direct from the producers themselves. This new Brisbane market has a great community atmosphere and delicious treats to ward off morning hunger. You have to add this market to your market must-do list!

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 | Another newbie to the Brisbane market scene, this is a great addition to the Northside. Jam packed with fresh local produce, there is a lot to get through, so we suggest taking the time to look around! Other than your all your grocery needs, here you'll get your hands on fashion and homewares, arts and crafts, plus artisan breads and desserts, and freshly roasted coffee.

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

Cleveland Village Farmers Markets | A long time love of the local crowd, the Cleveland Village Farmers Markets are the perfect spot to pick up your weekly groceries. Boasting gorgeous little stalls full of the freshest local produce, here you'll find all your fruit and veg to stock up on — and then some! A great selection of arts and crafts, homewares, local produce and more make it definately worth a drive to the bayside.

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

Love Your Local 'Off The Green' Coorparoo Market | Boasting some of the best food trucks in town, top notch coffee, and sweet treats, this Brisbane market has it all! Get all your groceries here, as well as delicious snacks and knick knaks.

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 | It's only been open a month and already a huge hit with the locals, make sure you make the trip to Cleveland! Find fantastic produce from local producers and farmers, delicious gourmet goodies and snacks, plus fresh fruit and veg, pastries, and freshly ground coffee.

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 at one of the many stalls offering up home-baked treats and delicious coffee.

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 | Not only do they have a brilliant selection of fruit, veg, meats and seafood, but Northey Street also boast some great stalls that cater to any gardening needs you may have. One for the green-thumbed, but also for the early risers, this Brisbane market packs up early at 10:30am!

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

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!)

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!)

Lifestyle Markets

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

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!)

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!)

Flower Market

Brisbane Flower Market | All the flowers here are of the freshest quality, and at real market prices. Even if you're just coming to browse, the sheer scale of these flower markets is awe-inspiring. Try your hand at bartering for your chosen blooms, or simply take in the crazy atmosphere!

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

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