Best Markets in Brisbane: 10 to Visit at Least Once
- All Ages
The best markets in Brisbane are a treasure trove of culinary treats, fresh produce, artisan wares, and even live entertainment!
There's something so relaxing about hitting your favourite markets in Brisbane to wander through freshly grown goods, handmade treasures, and bask in the beauty of their community spirit.
Brisbane has so many great markets around that go beyond just buying local produce - think music, entertainment, great food, and fun activities.
We've rounded up 10 of the best markets in Brisbane to stock up on healthy produce, pantry staples and more - enjoy!
1. Jan Powers Farmers Markets
Everyone knows that Jan Powers is the queen of markets in Brisbane, and if you want to please the children, our pick is definitely the Powerhouse Farmers Markets.
An icon of Brisbane’s food scene, the Jan Powers Farmers Markets are synonymous with championing local produce by putting farmers front and centre where they belong.
Held right next door to New Farm Park, you can do some shopping and grab a great coffee while the children play to their heart's content. Everyone is a winner! Bonus points if you head back to the Powerhouse for lunch by the river.
Where: Brisbane Powerhouse, Lamington Street, New Farm
When: Every Saturday from 6 am to noon.
2. Redcliffe Markets
No one can resist stopping off at the bustling waterside markets that are the iconic Redcliffe Markets.
Run on Sundays along the picturesque waterfront in Redcliffe, one of Brisbane's best markets truly captures the essence of a local community marketplace, with loads of stallholders connecting with the community with their handmade wares, culinary treats, artisan baked goods, fresh produce and more.
Where: Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe
When: Sundays from 8 am to 2 pm.
3. Milton Markets
Milton Markets are always a hit for lovers of the freshest fresh produce.
Gourmet finds, culinary meats, fresh fruit and veg, flowers, and even live entertainment are on the agenda when stopping off at Milton Markets.
Where: Milton Green, Cribb Street, Milton
When: Thursdays from 10 am to 2 pm; Sundays from 6 am to 12 pm.
4. Eat Street Markets
The Eat Street Markets started over seven years ago and were such a massive hit they had to redevelop the venue to be able to take the Brisbane crowds! Now, the Eat Street Markets is a massive riverside centre of family, food and fun.
Heaving with great live music, street performers, fun culinary treats from all over the world and stalls full of wonder - all running out of colourful shipping containers! - if you don't mind a crowd, there's loads of fun to be had at Eat Street Markets.
Make sure you take $3 in cash for entry per person; kids 12 and under are FREE.
Where: 221D MacArthur Ave, Hamilton
When: Fridays and Saturdays from 4 pm to 10 pm; Sundays from 12 pm to 8 pm.
5. Manly Farmers Market
If Saturdays are often spent spoiling your four-legged family members, then let them join in on the market meandering fun at Manly Farmers Market.
The Saturday markets in Brisbane welcome dogs on leashes and are famous for their incredibly fresh and incredibly delicious seafood. The location along the waterfront doesn't hurt, either!
Where: Manly Harbour Royal Esplanade, Manly. Between Cambridge & Cardigan Parades
When: Every first and third Saturday of the month from 6 am to noon.
6. Franco Markets
Nestled in the heart of Shorncliffe, Franco Markets offers an array of delights for residents and visitors alike.
The Saturday market is renowned for its diverse range of stalls, showcasing fresh produce, artisanal crafts, and unique trinkets. With a warm and inviting atmosphere, shoppers can wander through the aisles, discovering hidden gems and engaging in friendly conversations with passionate vendors.
Where: 95 Brighton Rd, Shorncliffe
When: B-monthly Saturdays from 8 am to 11 am.
7. Bite Market
If you've got no plans for Saturday night, why not make it a market night? Bite Markets is one of the best markets in Brisbane, thanks to its twilight schedule, delicious foods, and trendy vibes.
Located in Morayfield, Bite Markets are run every Saturday night from 4 pm, where market-goers can chow down on the incredible food offerings from over 40 vendors selling everything from baked spuds to Asian cuisine, fried chicken, mouthwatering sliders, delicious bao, doughnuts, bubble tea and plenty more.
Where: 24 Nolan Dr, Morayfield
When: Friday and Saturday nights from 4 pm.
8. Her Wardrobe Fashion Market
Touted as the best and busiest markets in Brisbane, Her Wardrobe Fashion Market also has a kids' and babies' section where you can find some incredible designer bargains for little ones.
Come and shop from over 10,000 new and pre-loved items and pick up some great deals for the kids - and perhaps a little sumthin'-sumthin' for yourself while you're there!
Where: Mt Gravatt Showgrounds, 1622 Logan Road
When: Various Saturdays - check their website.
9. Eumundi Markets
Queensland's most famous market is open Wednesdays and Saturdays and is Australia's biggest craft market to date!
So if you don't mind travelling a couple of hours out of town for a splendid Saturday perusing 600-plus stalls under the picturesque fig trees, then Eumundi Markets is calling your name.
Every stallholder at the iconic market 'makes, bakes, grows or sews' their wares, so this is a real-deal genuine artisan market.
Where: 80 Memorial Dr, Eumundi
When: Wednesdays from 8 am to 2 pm; Saturdays from 7 am to 2 pm.
10. The Black Market
If you like your produce to be fresh, fresh, fresh, then do all your weekly shopping at The Black Market.
Located in an industrial estate in Albion, The Black Market is one of the most frequented Saturday markets for good reason. The open-air farmers' market showcases the best of the best fresh local produce, incredible baked goods, artisan coffee, beautiful blooms and loads more for visiting families.
Tip: The Black Market also hosts the most delicious food trucks on Friday nights from 5 pm.
Where: 35-37 Collingwood Street, Albion
When: Saturdays and Sundays from 7 am to noon.
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