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Sunshine Coast Markets to Find a Bargain for Your Family!

This article shares some of the best markets on the Sunshine Coast!

Seeking some fun in the sun this weekend? Grab the family and check out the range of Sunshine Coast Markets that are perfect and have heaps of produce and heaps of fun!

Markets on the Sunshine Coast

We’ve chased the ultimate things to do with kids on the Sunshine Coast and we have to say – we felt that markets deserved their own page. There is a wide range of options for all different types of market-goers. It doesn’t matter if you are looking for Saturday markets on the Sunshine Coast or Sunday markets on the Sunshine Coast we have them all covered.

This article will show you all the best markets from farmers markets to twilight markets as well as the famous Sunshine Coast Collective Markets, we have them all!

Looking for festive markets this summer? We’ve got a list of Christmas markets here.  

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Eumundi Markets, Sunshine Coast

Address: 80 Memorial Drive, Eumundi

Times: Saturday, 7am to 2pm, Wednesday, 8am to 2pm

The famous Eumundi Markets are a long-time favourite with locals and tourists alike. These iconic Sunshine Coast markets offer lane upon lane of endless stalls! Pieces by local artists, jewellery, gorgeous farm fresh produce, artisan bread, coffee, kaftans for the beach, delicious cakes… the list is truly endless! It is considered Australia’s premier artisan market with a mantra of ‘ Make it. Bake it. Sew it. Grow it.’ If you’re looking for markets on the Sunshine Coast, this is one that you must not miss! 

You can find out about Eumundi Markets here. 

Yandina Country Markets, Sunshine Coast

Address: North Street, Yandina

Time: Saturday, 6am to 12pm

Fancy yourself some sunny thrift shopping? Yandina Markets offer a range of treasures such as vintage clothing, trendy potted cacti or succulents, second-hand books and local deli produce. The perfect place for a unique gift or a fun family shopping day!

You can find out about Yandina Markets here.

Noosa Farmers Market, Sunshine Coast

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Address: Weyba Road, Noosaville

Time: Sunday, 6am to 12pm

Beautiful local produce combines with Sunshine Coast-made natural beauty products and emerging designer clothing at the Noosa Farmers Markets, not to mention so much locally-produced fruit and veg and handcrafted artisan treats like freshly baked sourdough bread. The market is a great place to pick up a Sunshine Coast picnic or to enjoy breakfast, so we recommend arriving hungry! 

Find out more about Noosa Farmers Market here.

Marcoola Market, Sunshine Coast

Address: 10 Lorraine Avenue, Marcoola

Time: Friday twilight market, 4pm to 8pm and Saturday farmers’ market, 8am – 12pm.

Don’t feel like cooking dinner this Friday? Head to Marcoola Markets to enjoy a huge range of international food stalls beneath the sparkle of fairy lights! With options ranging from Mexican to Japanese to Bavarian (and everything in between) there’s something to please every member of the family! Go along and enjoy international flavours, music and good times beside the beach.

On Saturday mornings, local farmers take their best produce to Marcoola so head there and for your weekly fresh fruit and vegetable shop!

You can find out more about Marcoola Markets here. 

Caloundra Twilight Markets, Sunshine Coast

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Address: Bulcock Beach Esplanade, Caloundra

Time: Twilight markets the last Friday of every month, 5pm to 9pm

How does a sunset walk along the beach followed by dinner at night markets sound for a Friday night? The Twilight Markets offer the ultimate waterfront hangout, complete with over 70 stalls offering a wide range of food and artisan goods. Fill your belly while enjoying the buzzing vibe and live music. 

Find out more about Twilight Markets Caloundra here. 

Currimundi Twilight Markets, Sunshine Coast

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Address: 1 Watson Street, Currimundi Lake

Time: The third Friday of every month, 4pm – 8pm (excluding June & July for a winter break)

Enjoy an evening stroll while sampling a range of sweet and savoury treats, all washed down with a local beer right beside the stunning Currimundi Lake. Take a rug and enjoy delicious food, drink and live music as the sun goes down. 

You can find out more about Currimundi Twilight Markets here.

Caloundra Street Fair, Sunshine Coast

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Address: Bulcock St, Caloundra

Time: Sundays, 8am – 1pm

This hidden treasure takes place every Sunday and features over 120 unique stalls. Sunday’s Street Fair has over 120 stalls selling some of the region’s best street food, coffee, fresh produce and sweet treats, with locally crafted homewares, art, flowers and plants. Enjoy handcrafted goods, street food, local produce and a vibrant atmosphere. You’ll supporting these Sunshine Coast small businesses so it’s a win, win. 

Find out more about Caloundra Street Fair Markets here. 

Cotton Tree Markets, Sunshine Coast

Address: King Street, Cotton Tree

Time: Every Sunday 7am – 12 noon

If you love handmade goods, this is the market for you! Including local designers and makers plus live music, these markets allow you to support local creative businesses while giving back into the community as proceeds are directed to the Bloomhill Cancer Care charity. 

Find out more about Cotton Treet Markets here.

Imbil Markets, Sunshine Coast

Address: Imbil Memorial Park, Lambert Hyne Drive

Time: Every Sunday, 8am – 1pm

Pop along to Imbil Markets and you’ll find everything from seedlings and handcrafted jewellery to bric-a-brac and crafts, not to mention all of the fresh and juicy fruit and veg!  

Find out more about Imbil Markets here.

Pomona Country Markets, Sunshine Coast

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Address: Stan Topper Park, Cnr Reserve St & Memorial Ave, Pomona

Time: Every Saturday, 7am – 12 noon.

Enjoy plenty of stalls selling locally grown produce, handmade items including jewellery, pre-loved goods, plants and lots of food options. Enjoy live music and activities as you browse in the sunshine. 

Find out more about Pomona Country Markets here. 

Maleny Sunday Markets, Sunshine Coast

Address: RSL Hall Bunya St, Maleny

Time: Sundays, 8am – 2pm

These markets are undercover making them a great option for rainy days! Go along and enjoy the organic Fair Trade cafe, and pick up jams, pickles, plants, collectables and handmade goods.  

Find out more about Maleny Sunday Markets here. 

Fisherman’s Road Markets, Sunshine Coast

Address: Corner David Lowe Way and Fisherman’s Road

Time: Sundays, 6am – 12 noon

With more than 120 stalls to entertain you, go along and do some shopping and enjoy breakfast at the same time! There is also a jumping castle to keep the kids busy. Shop for pre-loved items, handmade goods, local fruit and veg, plants, and plenty of yummy food. 

Find out more about Fisherman’s Road Markets here.

Peregian Beach Markets, Sunshine Coast

Address: Peregian Park, Kingfisher Drive, Peregian Beach

When: 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month, 7am – 12.30pm (if there are five Sundays in December or January an extra market will be held on that day)

Well-known for its wide range of art, craft, recycled and upcycled, handmade and homegrown produce, this is a great market to pick up a gift or treat yourself to something special. There are plenty of food options to choose from, and you can sit back and enjoy the atmosphere before heading to the beach for a swim. 

You can find out more about Peregian Beach Markets here. 

Sunshine Coast Collective Markets, Sunshine Coast

Coolum Beach

Address: Coolum Primary School, Barns Lane, Coolum Beach

When: Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month, 8am – 12 noon

Whether you are shopping for a gift, for yourself, or simply looking for a location to meet up with a friend, the Coolum Beach market is a great addition to your weekend plans. The Coolum location is dog friendly!

Alexandra Headland

Address: Either side of Alexandra Headland Skatepark

When: Pop up event during the school holidays (check dates here), 7am – 12pm

The Alexandra Headlands market may only occur during the school holidays, but it is definitely worth a visit! There are creative stalls, live music, food, and it’s right by the beach!

Maroochydore Homemaker Centre

Address: Maroochydore Homemaker Centre

When: Various pop-up dates and time throughout the year (check dates here)

The Sunshine Coast Collect Markets provide a place for artists, makers, creatives, growers, foodies and musicians to gather and showcase their craft to Sunshine Coast locals and visitors. The markets always have a vibrant, fun, exciting atmosphere.  It’s like going on a modern-day treasure hunt as you will discover so many incredible things! 

You can find out more about Sunshine Coast Collective Markets here

Kawana Waters Farmers Market, Sunshine Coast

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Address: Sportsmans Parade, Bokarina

When: Every Saturday, 6am – 12 noon

Go along to shop for the best fresh local produce in the region and enjoy a delicious breakfast at the same time! It’s a great way to begin the weekend. 

Find out more about Kawana Waters Farmers Market here.

Make the most of the coast!

This weekend we recommend heading to the markets, Sunshine Coast style! Looking for somewhere to sit down and unwind after your big market day? Check out our top child-friendly Sunshine Coast restaurants here!

Looking for more cheap or free things to do on the Sunshine Coast? Check out our post here.

Sunshine coast markets – got any tips?

Are there some small local markets near you that we haven’t listed? If you’re happy to share the wealth we’d love to know about them so we can add them to our list!

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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