A visit to the Sunshine Coast wouldn’t be the same without making a visit to one of the weekend markets. Sunshine Coast Markets range from fresh food farmer’s markets, pre-loved and collective markets to arts and craft markets. They are all worth a stroll around and browse to sample the delicious fare or to purchase that special memento of your Sunshine Coast holiday.
Here is a list of the best Sunshine Coast Markets:
Mooloolaba Esplanade Markets
When: 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month
Where: Surf Club end of Mooloolaba Esplande
What: Featuring an eclectic mix of great crafts, arts, experiences and food.
Fishermans Road Markets
When: Every Sunday 6am to 12.30pm
Where: Fishermans Road, Corner David Low Way,Maroochydore
What: Popular for both fruit and vegetables and bric-a-brac. The markets include 128 stalls.
Big Top Farmers Markets
When: Wednesdays 8am-3pm, Fridays noon-8pm, Saturdays 8am-3pm
Where: Big Top Market Fresh Complex, Ocean Street, Maroochydore
What: Fresh produce straight from the producers of the region, including fresh fruit and vegetables, juices, marinades, sauces, nuts and seeds, olives, herbs, fresh seafood, organic meat and fresh baked bread.
Cotton Tree Markets
When: Sundays 7am to 12pm
Where: King Street, Cotton Tree, Maroochydore
What: Feature local artisans, designers and inventors selling their own unique and creative works. You will find a diverse and eclectic range of fashion, jewellery, original artworks, sculptures, skincare, pottery, baking, homewares plus so much more to suit all tastes and ages.
Sunshine Coast Collective Markets
When: 4th Sunday of each month
Where: Coolum State School, School Rd, Coolum Beach
What: A collective of local Sunshine Coast designers, musicians, artists, foodies, creators, vintage wares and lifestyle lovers. No mass produced or cheap imported products will be found here!
The Original Eumundi Markets
When: Saturdays 7am-2pm & Wednesdays 8am-1.30pm
Where: Township of Eumundi
What: A huge array of original artworks, sculptures, furniture, handmade toys, homewares, skincare, candles and clothing. There’s a fresh produce section with delicious fruit and vegetables and amazing cheeses and yoghurts as well as fresh baked breads. Scattered throughout the stalls are buskers and street artists.
Where: Wonga Park, North Street, Yandina
What: “The country markets locals love” – the markets include plants, fresh food, bric-a-brac, second hand treasures, collectables and car parts.
There is no better place to relax and unwind or engage in a fun-filled holiday than on the Sunshine Coast at Alexandra Headland Accommodation at The Mirage Alex. Offering a selection of well-appointed one, two or three bedroom holiday apartments in a luxury 4.5 star resort. BOOK NOW