If you’re looking for your next weekend adventure, check out our top list of markets in Townsville! Whether you’re an early bird or a night owl, we’ve got plenty of options for you.
Night markets, handmade-only markets and mega markets are just a few on this list. So, keep reading to discover your next favourite market!
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5 Best Markets in Townsville
The Townsville Rotary Markets offer a variety of local events, like the Strand Night Markets and the Willows Sunday Morning Markets. From fresh produce to locally made clothing, there are a variety of stalls and goods to browse through.
Strand Night Markets
When: The first Friday of every month.
The Strand Night Markets host a range of stalls including arts and crafts, bags, fashion and fresh food. So, get ready to browse all the amazing goods you’ll find at the stalls at this Townsville market (this is also a great place to take a date, too!).
Willows Sunday Markets
When: 7:30am to 11:30am every Sunday.
Head to the Willows Sunday Markets for fresh, locally grown produce, arts and crafts and food vendors while enjoying live entertainment. From fresh tomatoes to fine jewellery, there’s something for everyone at this Townsville market.
When: 8:00am – 1:00pm on the second Sunday of each month.
Where: 140 Corcoran St, Currajong QLD 4812
The Renegade Handmade Market in Townsville is held on the second Sunday of every month, with more than 60 stalls attending. If you’re looking for locally handmade goods, then you can find them at this market, as each stall has to pass strict locally handmade criteria to be able to host their stall.
3. Cotters Market.
When: 8:00am to 1:00pm every Sunday.
Where: 334 Flinders St, Townsville QLD 4810
Cotters Market puts local Townsville businesses in front of local consumers and aims to help boost the local economy. With everything from gluten free donuts to Thai food, there’s plenty of variety to suit any taste.
With local artisans, producers and other small businesses, there are seemingly endless shops to browse through. Besides treating yourself with some local goods, you’re also helping support local Townsville businesses.
When: Monday to Saturday.
Where: Shop 5a Hyde Park Centre, Woolcock St, Townsville QLD 4812
If you’re looking for a beautiful bouquet of flowers, then the Townsville Flower Market is the place to go! With a variety of fresh blooms to browse through, in addition to other indulgent goods (like chocolates and bubbles!), head here to treat yourself, or someone you love.
When: Open 7:00am to 7:00pm every day except Sunday, which is 8:00am to 4:00pm.
Where: 3/5 Illuka St, Currajong QLD 4812
Otto’s Market is a brick and mortar marketplace in Townsville with premium, quality fresh food. The market sources the majority of its goods from local farmers and producers and prides itself on their competitive pricing and excellent customer service.
If you love Mexican food, head to Otto’s Market on Tuesdays for their Taco Tuesdays!
Looking for a Townsville café for a coffee after the markets? You can find them on Localsearch.com.au!