Brisbane’s Best Markets for Fresh Produce, Local Art & Incredible Food
For the best in local wares and produce, these are the Brisbane markets to peruse this weekend.
There’s nothing better than a lazy morning browse through the markets, coffee in one hand and dog leash in the other. Many Brisbanites spend the wee hours of their weekend mornings loading up on local produce to enjoy over the week, supporting our local farmers, foodies and small businesses. We’ve put together a guide to the city’s favourites so that you can experience the best Brisbane markets yourself!
For every type of vegan food, snack or skincare you didn’t know existed, enter a Queensland Vegan Market. The best way to try before you buy, explore different vendors' offerings and their tasty samples that will have you coming back for more. Don’t forget to bring a hearty appetite, as the tantalising scents of sizzling burgers or warm and sugary donuts prove (very) difficult to resist. We tried.
South Brisbane Vegan Markets- 1644 Logan Road, Mount Gravatt
North Brisbane Vegan Markets- 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton and 1768 Sandgate Road, Virginia
One of the most popular markets for unique artwork, quirky fashion and endless trinkets, the Collective Markets at South Bank are the perfect location to get your Christmas shopping done in one fell swoop. Whether it's a post-dinner wander or a browse after brunching, these markets are sure to surprise and delight.
Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday 10am-9pm and Sunday 9am-4pm
Little Stanley Street, South Bank
Spanning over ten years, this three-day marketplace extravaganza features debut artists and carefully curated creators to ensure that each year is bigger and brighter than the last. With over 200 independent art and design stalls, you can spend hours perusing and dare we say shopping up an absolute storm?
Spring Summer Market, 2nd-4th September
Exhibition Building, Brisbane Showgrounds, Corner of Gregory Terrace and Costin Street, Bowen Hills
Bring your basket and a hungry belly! Boasting some of the freshest and tastiest produce as well as quirky fashion and delicious snack vendors, the Jan Powers Markets, are always packed. Bring your four-legged friends along, grab a coffee as you browse and sit down with some delicious breakfast or lunch options once your groceries are complete.
Every first and third Sunday, 6am-12pm
Manly Harbour Royal Esplanade, Manly
Getting ready for your weekly meal prep? Pop down to the Northey Street Organic Markets to browse Brisbane’s freshest organic produce. You can get away with completing a week’s worth of groceries with stalls offering fruit, veg, meat, dairy, preserves and much more! Save some room for brunch too - there’s plenty of options to choose from, and you can often enjoy some live music while you munch!
Every Sunday from 6am-11am
Northey Street City Farm, 54 Northey Street, Windsor
A favourite amongst fashionistas, the Suitcase Rummage is the spot to secure a bargain! Hugely popular amongst Brisbane’s thrifty and environmentally conscious shopaholics, there’s always someone new selling their wares. Take your time poking through overflowing luggage and don’t be afraid to have a chat (or a haggle) with the seller. You might just make a new and fellow-minded friend.
First & third Sundays of the month
Brisbane Square, Brisbane City
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