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Market Calendar | August 2013

By Sophia McMeekin - 03 Aug 2013

Weekends mean it's market time. And we know where to find them. Here's our guide to Brisbane's best markets. 

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Jan Power's Farmers Market

Bringing together some of the finest local produce you'll find in one place are Jan Power's collection of markets in the CBD, New Farm, Manly and Mitchelton. These bustling markets are home to freshly baked breads, fish, poultry, organic produce, the freshest flowers and more. Stop by the Bagel Boys for a Ruben, you won't regret it.

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

Where: Brisbane Powerhouse | Lamington Street in New Farm

When: Second and fourth Saturday of every month 6:00am - 12:00pm

Where: Little Bayside Park | The Esplanade in Manly

When: Third Saturday of ever month 6:00am - 12:00pm

Where: Blackwood Street in Mitchelton

When: First Sunday of every month 6:00am - 12:00pm

 

Davies Park Market (West End Market) 

Stroll this labyrinth of stall, fresh fruit and veggies, fashion, unique gifts, and vintage finds, under the glorious canopy of the giant fig trees at Davies Park.

Where: Davies Park | Montague Road in West End

When: Every Saturday 6:00am - 2:00pm

 

Suitcase Rummage

Find jewellery, books, records, clothes, hand-made and pre-loved items, and plenty of generally desirable bric-a-brac in this suitcase-stall style market.

Where: Reddacliff Place, 266 George Street, Brisbane City

When: First and third Sunday of every month 12pm – 5pm

  

Brisbane Flower Market

Wholesalers and the general public are all welcome to the attend the beautiful Brisbane Flower Market, open six days a week. You won't regret making the trip out to Rocklea for a fab' range of fresh-cut blooms.

Where: Sherwood Road in Rocklea

When: Monday - Friday 5:00am - 3:00pm, Saturday 6:00am - 1:00pm

 

Kelvin Grove Village Markets

A hit with locals, the KG markets are renowned for their diverse range of ethnic cuisines, and their fab selection of fashion, furniture, and fresh fruit and veg'. Michael's Dumplings are a must, and the Banneton stall's freshly made wood-fired pizzas are heaven, and their almond croissants dipped in a coffee are total bliss on a Saturday morning.

Where: Kelvin Grove Urban Village | Musk Street in Kelvin Grove

When: Every Saturday 6:00am - 1:00pm

 

Brisbane Valley Markets

Vintage records, one-off designs, vintage wears, local artists and plenty of bargains take over the parallel valley malls of a weekend.

Where: Chinatown and Brunswick Street Malls | Ann Street in Fortitude Valley

When: Every Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm, Every Sunday 9:00am - 4:00pm

 

Eagle Farm Markets

With plenty of great food to be had, like deli delights and baked goodies, and your fresh grocery shopping sorted, the Eagle Farm Racecourse comes alive every Saturday. This market is also great for people watching!

Where: Eagle Farm Racecourse | Lancaster Road in Ascot

When: Every Sunday 7:00am - 12:30pm

 

Moggill Markets

Holy Mackerel; it's a genuine farmer's market! Find out where your food's coming from as you chat with the producers and growers and choose from an amazing selection of local, free-range lamb, pork, beef, and poultry, as well as plenty of fruit and vegetables.

Where: Brookfield State School | Boscombe Road in Brookfield

When: First and third Saturday of every month 6:30am - 11:00am

 

Northey Street City Farm Organic Market

You are going to want to get out of bed early for this one. The Northey Street Markets are fully organic, and fully fresh. We dare you to pass up a fresh sourdough baguette with lemongrass meatballs. There's also a biodynamic egg lady, for the freshest eggs, straight out of the hen.

Where: Northey Street in Windsor

When: Every Sunday 6:00am - 10:30am

 

Boggo Road Markets

Encroaching on the old Boggo Road jail, meander through the twisting paths of stalls before you park yourself in shady spot and tuck into all the divine food stuffs you've acquired along the way. With an emphasis on exotic fare, the Boggo markets are also home to seafood, fresh Banneton breads, and fresh pastas, so you won't have a hard time finding something to chow on.

Where: Boggo Road Jail | Boggo Road in Dutton Park

When: Every Sunday 7:00am - 1:00pm

 

Young Designers Market

Find yourself a unique piece at the Young Designers Markets, on the first Sunday of every month. Up and coming, talented young things showcase their fashion, accessories, jewellery and homewares from 10am. Discover yourself some talent.

Where: Little Stanley Street in South Bank

When: First Sunday of every month 10:00am - 4:00pm 

 

Produce By The Pier

At Produce By The Pier the breeze is fresh but the food. All the gourmet meats, fresh fruit and veg' and specialty wines and cheeses will make you want to give up the city life and stay forever.

Where: Broadwater Parklands in Southport

When: Second and Fourth Saturday of every month 7:00am – 12:00pm

 

South Bank Lifestyle Market

The cobbled streets of Stanley Street Plaza are chock-a-block with local art, clothing, homewares and other crafty offerings every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There are also toys, gadgets and jewellery on offer.

Where: Stanley Street Plaza in South Bank

When: Every Friday 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm, Sunday 9:00am - 5:00pm

 

West End Twilight Markets

What's better than a market that doesn't ask you to get up at the crack of dawn? A market that serves beer, that's what. The Twightlight Markets in West End play live music while you stroll through their impressive selection of vintage and designer wares.

When: Every second and fourth Saturday of the month

Where: 113 Boundary Street in West End 

 

Northside Lifestyle Markets

This market is all about bringing locals together. Taking place every Sunday in Eatons Hill, these markets are a great morning out with the family, and they even do face painting for the young-uns!

When: Every Sunday 6:30am - 1.00pm 

Where: 646 South Pine Road in Eatons Hill

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