The Best Markets for Kids in Brisbane
Find the best markets for kids as well as the other members of the families where your kids will have just as much fun playing as you will shopping!
We know it can sometimes be a struggle to take your kids shopping, when they have so much energy and all they want to do is run around and play. So why not spend the day out at one of Brisbane’s local markets where you can have the best of both words! You can do your shopping or browse the market’s wares while your kids play, sing and dance to their hearts content! We’ve listed some of the best markets located around Brisbane and the activities and entertainment they offer for the whole family.
Tudor Park PCYC, 71-78 Clarks Rd, Loganholme
2nd Saturday of the Month
8:00am – 1:00pm
The Creative Market hosts artisans selling a collection of handmade and unique items ranging from jams to handbags. They support a local pet rescue organisation each month as well as hosting community projects. Your kids can enjoy face-painting and a jumping castle, as well as dancing and singing to the live entertainment including musicians, artists and dancers.
Hockey QLD, Col Gardner Dr, Morningside
Kedron Wavell Services Club, Kittyhawk Dr, Chermside
Select Saturdays and Sundays (click here to view market dates)
9:00am – 1:00pm
The Mummy Tree Markets are a boutique family market held at several locations around Brisbane. They are known for their unique products from clothes to household knick-knacks which are not only of high quality but are also hip and stylish. Your kids will always be entertained with a wide variety of entertainers including music, singing, face-painting, balloon animals, games, prizes and even a jumping castle!
Strathpine Community Hall, Mecklem St, Strathpine
Saturday 9th April
Sunday 1st May
Sunday 19th June
8:30am – 12:00pm
The Rock A Buy Baby Markets hosts a family friendly atmosphere where parents can both buy and sell their children’s clothes, accessories and related items. The location provides large isles for prams and entertainment for both kids and parents alike including face-painting, live music, goody bags and special appearances from guests like Spider Man and Tigger to name a few.
532 Beams Rd, Carseldine
6:00am – 12:00pm
FREE ENTRY & PARKING
The Carseldine Farmers and Artisan Markets are home to premium and fresh produce, as well as quality fashion, jewellery and arts & crafts. It’s a perfect morning to spend out with the family where you can enjoy live music, a jumping castle and balloon animals for the kids, and the occasional visit from Cruizey Camel Rides.
Cnr Brisbane & South Station Rd, Booval
5:30pm – 9:30pm
Spend the night out at the Booval Fair Night Markets – the go to destination for food, family and fun. With food, gifts, clothing and unique craft stalls, you’re sure to find something for everyone in the family. Kids can also get special balloon animals made from Bumbles the clown or play on the bouncy playground, obstacle course and giant slide.
230 Lancaster Rd, Ascot
7:00am – 12:30pm
$2 ENTRY FEE (Children under 15 FREE)
The Eagle Farm Markets are home to a range of gourmet foods, fruits and vegetables, as well as flowers, crafts and all sorts of other wares. There is live music and new entertainment for kids each week! Past activities have included a jumping castle and slide, as well as children’s entertainers who kids can sing and dance along with.
27 Narracott St, Carina
7:00am – 1:00pm
The Moo and Glue Market sells a wide range of craft and boutique items, in addition to fruits and vegetables, breads, meats and flowers. For kids, there is face painting, plaster painting and a jumping castle too!
Beaudesert-Boonah Rd, Beaudesert
Every 2nd Sunday of the Month
8:00am – 1:00pm
FREE ENTRY & PARKING
The Farmers Market at the Beaudesert Race Club exhibit artisans selling all sorts of food, handmade clothing, toys, accessories and home wares. Children at the markets are able to have their face painted, get involved in craft activities, play on the jumping castle and even have a pony ride! There is also live music for the whole family to sing and dance along to.
Cnr Boundary & Mollison St, West End
9:00am – 2:00pm
The Boundary Street Markets pride themselves for their local produce and arts and crafts. There are several ongoing workshops and cooking demos for parents, as well as live entertainment. Kids are able to play on the jumping castle, meet some of the animals at the petting zoo and take part in many other fun activities.
Markets for Kids
Those are our tips for the most family-friendly markets for kids. Did we miss out on your favourite pick? If you’re willing to share the love, let us know in the comments and we’ll happily update!