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22 Of The Best Sunshine Coast Markets To Visit In March

By Isabel Croker
1st Mar 2023

Heads up, Sunshine Coast market-lovers. Autumn is officially here and that means *slightly* cooler days, the sun rising later and delicous autumnal produce as you browse your local market. 

This month, we’re focusing on shopping local and supporting small businesses AKA you'll find us at the markets every weekend. Grab your reusable bags, slip on your Birks and hit up 22 of the Sunshine Coast’s best markets this March.

Night Markets

Mooloolaba Sunsets Markets

Sunset lovers, celebrate. Enjoy golden hour the right way on the famous Mooloolaba Sunset Strip, while tucking into some epic street food at the Mooloolaba Sunsets Market. Stroll along the stunning Mooloolaba Esplanade and browse the eclectic craft stalls, boasting an impressive range of local homewares and goodies you didn’t even know you needed. Chow down on global treats from gourmet street hawkers and let the afternoon slip away to the groovy tunes of local artists. Saturdays are sounding good to us.

When: Every Thursday, from 5pm to 9pm

Where: Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba

For more information, click here.

Currimundi Lake Twilight Market

This gorgeous street food market overlooks the stunning Lake Currimundi and is a prime sunset watching spot. Held on the third Friday of every month, the Currimundi Lake Twilight Market boasts a huge array of delicious street food, foodie trucks, pop-up bars and live music. Round up your squad and hit these markets for a laidback Friday full of top-notch street food, cold bevvies and chilled vibes.

When: Friday 17 March, from 4pm to 8pm

Where: Currimundi Lake, 1 Watson Street, Currimundi 

For more information, click here.

a drink at at Sunshine Coast market

Caloundra Twilight Market

Undoubtedly one of the best family-friendly markets on the Sunshine Coast is the Caloundra Twilight Markets. On the last Friday of every month, you can browse through the rows of street food trucks and artisan craft stalls while you listen to the tunes of live music. The shops and restaurants along Bulcock Beach Esplanade are also open for late-night trading on market nights.

When: Friday 31 March, from 5pm to 10pm

Where: Bulcock Beach Esplanade, Caloundra

For more information, click here.

Maleny Lane Night Market

The much-loved Maleny Lane Night Market is bringing groovy vibes back with  sweet tunes and global food this month. Every Friday night, top-notch local bands will be vibing ‘till late, while you chill out and munch on an array of delicious world street food, including Korean bites, Mexican classics and Nepalese delights. Round up your pals and make sure to book, so you don’t miss out on one of the Sunshine Coast's best night markets. Sneaky tip—it’s BYO alcohol so you can plan to get funky

When: Every Friday in March, from 4pm to 9:30pm

Where: Maleny Lane, 38 Maple Street, Maleny

For more information, click here.

the entrance to a top Sunshine Coast night market

Marcoola Market

It’s a Friday night and you’ve got no desire to cook dinner. But you’ve only got $20 in the kitty, so heading to your favourite sit-down restaurant is a total stretch. We’ve got two words for you—Marcoola Market. This gem, right in the heart of town, is back in business for your Friday night takeaway needs. Feast on burgers, Mexican, doughnuts, seafood, Japanese or Italian—the choice is yours. The Farmer’s Market on Saturdays is also not to be missed, where local farmers celebrate the best of the Sunny Coast’s locally grown produce, deli products and treats.

When: Every Friday, from 4pm to 8pm, Every Saturday (Farmer's Market) from 8am to 12pm

Where: 10 Lorraine Avenue, Marcoola

For more information, click here.

Lifestyle Markets 

Pre-Loved Clothing Market

It's time to spice up your wardrobe while saving money and being environmentally conscious. The Pre-Loved Clothing Market by Barely Worn Sunshine is kicking off at Coolum Beach this month, where you can scour the 30+ stalls of pre-loved womens, kids and mens clothing. This Sunshine Coast market has free entry and you can book a spot as a stallholder if you've got quality, pre-loved clothing to sell.

When: Saturday 11 March, from 8am to 1pm

Where: Coolum Civic Centre, 2-4 Park Street, Coolum Beach

For more information, click here.

Doggie Lane Market

Spoil your fur baby at the wholesome Doggie Lane Markets this month, where you can peruse a top selection of doggie products, accessories and treats. Doggie Lane has partnered with Coolum-Peregian RSL as well as supporting their Charity Partner PTSD Dogs Australia to raise much-needed funds for these valuable services to support our veterans. Held on the second Sunday of every month, all you need is a gold coin donation to wander through this sweet doggie market and spoil your pooch with goodies galore. 

When: Sunday 12 March, from 8am to 1pm

Where: Coolum-Peregian RSL, 1906 David Low Way, Coolum Beach

For more information, click here.

Salty Saturdays Coolum Community Market

More than just a market, Salty Saturdays Coolum Community Market is an event for locals and visitors alike to come together and celebrate Coolum culture and community. On the second and fourth Saturday of every month, you can enjoy a salty swim, sandy soles and sunshine on your skin. This family-friendly market boasts live music, a community stage for local performances, a bar, 'grom zone' for the kids, delicious food stalls and an eclectic array of market stalls.

When: Saturday 11 & 25 March, from 1pm to 7pm

Where: Jack Morgan Park, Park Street, Coolum Beach

For more information, click here.

people at one of the best Sunshine Coast markets

Sunshine Coast Collective Markets at Coolum Beach

The Sunshine Coast Collective Markets aren’t just your average markets. Over 100 local Sunny Coast designers, foodies and artisans gather to create a magical space of design, creativity, delicious street food and soulful tunes. Held twice monthly at the Coolum State Primary School, you’ll be spoiled for choice with plenty to see, speciality goodies, some of the best coffee around and fresh produce galore. Plus, it's dog-friendly so extra points.

When: Sunday 12 & 26 March, from 8am to 12pm

Where: Coolum State Primary School, Barns Lane, Coolum Beach

For more information, click here.

Kenilworth Country Markets

The sweet town of Kenilworth comes to life every Saturday morning when their weekly country markets bring crowds and locals flocking. Bursting with all things arts, crafts and fashion, there are some seriously good bargains to snag at this gorgeous market. If you’re stuck for gift ideas or want to snaffle a funky new homewares piece, Kenilworth Country Markets has got your back. We love that this market is dog-friendly so fur babies won’t have to miss out. 

When: Every Saturday, from 8am to 1:30pm

Where: Kenilworth Town Park, Charles Street, Kenilworth

For more information, click here.

Caloundra Street Fair

With loads of stalls, live music, locally-made products and food stalls that are perfect for that Sunday hangover brekkie, the Caloundra Street Fair is one of the best street markets on the Sunshine Coast. Let Sunday pass you by as you spend a lazy morning browsing over 120 quirky stalls on Caloundra's main street. Bonus: you won’t need to worry about keeping the kids entertained—there’s plenty of entertainment to keep the whole family busy.

When: Every Sunday, from 8am to 1pm

Where: Bulcock Street, Caloundra

For more information, click here.

Eumundi Markets

Perhaps the most well-known market in the Sunny Coast, after 41 years of operating, Eumundi Markets has rightfully created a name for itself as a market like no other. Eumundi Markets is the biggest arts and craft market in Australia (absolutely bucket list worthy) and attracts an array of talented locals displaying handcrafted furniture, artworks, jewellery and fashion. Get to know the farmers behind your produce, groove to the live music and when you need a shopping break, rejuvenate with a massage. If you only visit one market on the Sunshine Coast, this is the one. 

When: Every Wednesday, from 8am to 1:30pm and every Saturday, from 7am to 2pm

Where: 80 Memorial Drive, Eumundi

For more information, click here.

Eumundi Market

Cotton Tree Markets

You’d be hard-pressed not to find something interesting at the artisan Cotton Tree Markets—clothing, jewellery, gifts, books, plants, homewares and many other eclectic surprises await you. And the best part? The 70+ stalls are all set in amongst the gorgeous Cotton Tree shopping village precinct and yes, that means endless coffee options and treats with the beach nearby. If you need any more convincing to check out this market goodness, the Cotton Tree Markets are not-for-profit events, which raise much-needed funds for Bloomhill Cancer Care. We love a good market and we love a market for a good cause even more.

When: Every Sunday, from 7am to 12pm

Where: King Street, Cotton Tree, Maroochydore

For more information, click here.

Peregian Markets

These gorgeous artisan markets are the perfect way to spend a lazy Sunday summer morning. The Peregian Markets are renowned for their homewares, clothing, craft, health therapies and of course, their delectable range of street food. Everything here is upcycled, recycled, locally designed, handmade, organic or homemade so rest easy knowing your purchases are benefiting both the environment and the local community. Grab your reusable bags, slip on your Birks and head to Peregian Markets this month to soak up the feel-good vibes.

When: Sunday 5 & 19 March, from 7am to 12:30pm

Where: Peregian Park, Kingfisher Drive, Peregian Beach

For more information, click here.

Beerwah Tower Green Markets

Country market? Tick. Gorgeous surrounds? Tick. Incredible produce? Tick. The Beerwah Tower Green Markets are a true celebration of the local Glasshouse and Hinterland creative community. Held on the third Saturday of each month, these country markets are located in the heart of Beerwah and showcase locally produced and handmade art, craft, jewellery, gifts, homewares, skincare, traditional home baked cakes, scones, slices, jams and much more. The Beerwah Tower Green Markets are run by volunteers, operated on a not-for-profit basis, and proceeds from the markets are used to support the upkeep of the CWA Hall and charities in the local community.

When: Saturday 18 March, from 8am to 12pm

Where: QCWA Hall, Beerwah Tower Green, Beerwah

For more information, click here.

Montville Markets

Held on the second Saturday morning of each month, Montville Markets are the perfect stop to add in to your cruisey morning hinterland drive. Located in the heart of Montville, and easily found just off the main road, you’ll be greeted not only by Montville’s spectacular views but you’ll also find locally grown and organic fruit, veggies, flowers and plants. Devour freshly baked bread and cakes and save room for the best pancake breakfast around—our favourite is the banana and walnut pancakes

When: Saturday 11 March, from 7.30am to 12pm

Where: Montville Village Hall, Memorial Close, Montville

For more information, click here.

Crystal Waters Markets

Are you looking for that unique country market experience, where it feels like you’re *actually* in the countryside and you’re not surrounded by tourists? Crystal Waters Markets has your name all over it. This monthly farmers market is situated in the hinterland town of Conondale and it’s as sweet as it sounds. You’ll find plenty of just-picked local produce, handmade arts and crafts, bespoke collectables and live music here. There’s also overnight accommodation readily available so you can make a weekend out of your country escape.

When: Saturday 4 March, from 8am to 1pm

Where: 65 Kilcoy Lane, Conondale

For more information, click here.

Produce Markets

Witta Market

This sweet monthly market showcases the best in small producers on the Blackall Range and you absolutely need to pay it a visit. At Witta Market, browse through seasonal fruit and vegetables, locally made products, honey, handmade pies, sweets and so much more. Grab one of their delicious coffees to fuel yourself while you wander through this wholesome country market and fill your bag with fresh produce.

When: Saturday 18 March, from 7am to 12pm

Where: Old Witta School, 316 Witta Road, Witta

For more information, click here.

Noosa Farmers Markets

Every Sunshine Coast local has to go to Noosa Farmers Market at least once. This iconic hive of activity brings together ridiculous food and drink stalls, fresh produce, local seafood, honey, and cheeses, plus way more. So, wake up with those really annoying noisy birds—you know the ones—and aim to be strolling the aisles just after 6am to beat the rush. Yep, it’s early, but it’s worth it to be able to go at your own pace. 

When: Every Sunday, from 6am to 12pm

Where: Weyba Road, Noosaville

For more information, click here.

Kawana Waters Artisans & Farmers Market

If you like your markets minus the hipsterness, Kawana Waters Market is as down to earth as they come. Still being held every Saturday at Kawana Waters State College, we suggest hitting up a coffee stall for a steaming brew before filling up your netted bags with fresh produce, creamy cheeses and everything picnic-worthy. Then, use this hidden picnic spot list to find the perfect place to lay down your rug and let Saturday pass you by.

When: Every Saturday, from 6am to 12pm

Where: Kawana Waters State College, Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina

For more information, click here.

Yandina Country Markets

The real-deal country farmers market on the Sunshine Coast, Yandina Country Market is one of our faves to hit on a Saturday morning. Rock up with a bit of cash and you’ll leave with armfuls of super fresh spray-free produce, sumptuous deli products and a hefty parcel of local meat. If this weekly market is known for one thing though, it’s got to be their incredible plant stalls. Herbs, natives, palms, indoor plants—you name it, you’ll find it here.

When: Every Saturday, from 6am to 12pm

Where: North Street, Yandina

For more information, click here.

Fishermans Road Markets

An oldie but a goodie, this Maroochydore market has everything you need—and plenty you don’t, but you’ll want anyway. From fresh fruit and veg to takeaway feeds and pre-loved clothes to spice up your wardrobe, we love the no-frills vibe of this weekly gathering. Bonus points: there’s a bouncing castle to keep the little ones busy while you fill up your bags.

When: Every Sunday, from 6am to 12pm

Where: Corner of Fishermans Road and David Lowe Way, Maroochydore

If you’re looking to fill your weekend with more awesome events this month, hit up our list of the best events on the Sunshine Coast in March.

Image Credit: Maleny Lane Night Market, Salty Saturdays, Currimundi Lake Twilight Market & Tourism & Events Queensland

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