If you’re looking to find a market on the Gold Coast, we’ve got you covered! Whether you’re looking for your local weekly farmers market, or want to try a night market on the Coast, it’s all in this article.
The Gold Coast has an abundance of markets, allowing you to support small businesses and local farmers. While most markets are held on Saturday or Sunday mornings, there are plenty of options to suit any schedule.
Keep reading to find markets on the Gold Coast from Palm Beach to Helensvale.
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12 Best Markets on the Gold Coast
When: Every Saturday from 6:00am to 11:30am.
Where: Palm Beach Currumbin State High School, Thrower Drive, Palm Beach QLD 4223.
The Palm Beach Farmers Market is held every Saturday starting at 6:00am at Palm Beach Currumbin State High School. With plenty of fresh produce stalls and live music, the atmosphere is always lively at these Gold Coast markets.
2. Burleigh Market.
When: Every Saturday from 7:00am.
Where: Lower Gold Coast Highway, Corner of West Burleigh Rd, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220.
The Burleigh Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 7:00am. The local community market offers a range of goods, from fresh produce to beautiful plants. Besides all the wonderful things to browse through, there’s also live music to enjoy while shopping or while eating some of the lovely food they have to offer.
When: Every first and third Sunday of each month from 8:30am to 1:00pm.
Where: Burleigh Heads State School Oval, Lower Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220.
Held at the same location as the Burleigh Market, you can head to the Village Markets on Sundays to browse beautiful boutique stalls offering items like jewellery and clothes. By offering small businesses the opportunity to showcase their creations, many locals join together to support small businesses by heading to Gold Coast Markets like the Village Markets.
4. Miami Marketta.
When: Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 5:00pm.
Where: 23 Hillcrest Parade, Miami, QLD 4220.
Miami Marketta is one of the Gold Coast’s most well-known markets, mixing local markets with the live music scene. Besides a variety of incredible freshly made food at the market stalls, they also have live music acts to entertain customers while eating their dinner. Perfect for a night out with the family, friends or date night, Miami Marketta also has ticketed events, including Drag Queen Bingo, Sip & Paints, Violent Femmes and more coming up.
5. Gold Coast Organic Farmers Market (Miami).
When: Every Sunday from 6:00am to 11:30am.
Where: Miami State High School, Miami, QLD 4220.
The Gold Coast Organic Farmers Market at Miami State High School is another market loved by many locals. The market takes pride in offering Gold Coasters organic produce and supporting local farmers. From fresh spring water and seasonal vegetables to organic skincare and community stalls promoting natural health practices and environmental awareness, you can find an impressive variety of organic goods at this Gold Coast market.
6. Art & Craft (Broadbeach).
When: Every first and third Sunday of the month from 8:00am to 2:00pm.
Where: Kurrawa Park beachfront (opposite the Oasis Shopping Centre), Broadbeach QLD 4218.
The Gold Coast’s Art & Craft Sunday Markets are held every first and third Sunday of the month, with much more variety than most markets. A great experience for locals and tourists alike, you can browse the stalls while enjoying beautiful Gold Coast views while strolling along the beach path.
Besides excellent food and clothing stalls, you can find a mix of unique products and services like hand moulding and fun toys that light up or make a whistling noise. This market on the Gold Coast is a great experience, whether you buy something or not!
When: Every Sunday from 6:00am to 11:30am.
Where: HOTA (Home of The Arts), 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217.
The Bundall Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday morning at Home of the Arts (HOTA) in Bundall. With a beautiful precinct around the market, you can spend your Sunday strolling through the stalls while taking in beautiful views of the lake and Nerang River.
There’s plenty of parking at HOTA, but you can also ride your bike there and leave it at the bike racks or catch the Gold Coast’s Hopo ferry, bringing you directly to HOTA.
When: Every Saturday from 6:30am to 12:00pm.
Where: 74 Seaworld Drive, Gold Coast QLD 4217.
Located inside the Gold Coast’s beautiful Marina Mirage Shopping Centre, the Marina Mirage Farmers Market offers some of the Coast’s finest produce. From gourmet oyster mushrooms to handcrafted succulent plants, it’s hard not to buy everything!
Marina Mirage is also a beautiful area to walk around, with yachts sitting in the harbour and the luxury Versace Palazzo only a few metres away. With normal everyday goods mixed with high-end goods, the farmers market here definitely caters to a high class demographic.
When: Every Sunday from 7:00am to 12:00pm.
Where: Mudgeeraba Showgrounds, 115 Mudgeeraba Road, Mudgeeraba QLD 4213.
The Mudgeeraba Country Market is on every Sunday, opening at 7:00am. From freshly baked bread to hand-knitted goods, there’s plenty to look at when visiting these lovely Gold Coast markets.
On Saturday, 8 May 2021, they’re hosting their own ‘Mum’s Night Out’ from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the Mudgeeraba Showgrounds. The twilight market will be catered towards mums on Mother’s Day Eve, with live music and entertainment, gourmet food trucks and more.
10. Carrara Markets.
When: Every Saturday and Sunday from 7:00am to 3:00pm.
Where: Cnr Gooding Drive & Manchester Road, Carrara QLD 4211.
Carrara Markets is Australia’s largest permanent weekend marketplace, perfect for families or those looking for a different kind of market experience. Offering your usual produce and goods stores, you can also find face painting, mini golf, a butterfly house, events arena and more (I even went there once to get my phone screen fixed).
As for the traditional stalls, you can find discount shopping including homeware, plants, produce, fashion and arts and crafts stalls, just to name a few.
So, whether you need some fresh shades or just want to see some butterflies, then Carrara Markets is straight up your alley!
11. Lavelle Street Markets (Nerang).
When: Every Sunday from 6:30am to 12:00pm.
Where: 6/8 Lavelle St, Nerang QLD 4211.
The Lavelle Street Markets are held every Sunday, starting at 6:30am. If you’re looking for fresh produce, you’ll find it all here. From green leaf tea to fresh basil, you can find your favourite goods here at half the market price, giving you the ability to purchase healthy produce at a fair price!
When: Every Saturday, from 6:00am to 10:30am.
Where: Helensvale State High School, 243 Discovery Drive, Helensvale QLD 4212.
The Helensvale Farmers Market offers a great range of local goods, from Turkish Street Food to fresh flowers and pastries. Indulge in the delicious food offered at the Helensvale Farmers Market, all while supporting local businesses.
Looking for markets in your area? You can find them on Localsearch.com.au!