Everyone loves the buzz of market shopping, the hustle and bustle, the smell of food, the sun on your face and the thrill of a unique or bargain find. From fresh produce, to artisan markets and everything in between Moreton Bay boasts many wonderful weekend markets near Brisbane. The beauty of the Moreton Bay region means many of its markets are set in picturesque country or waterside locations. Moreton Bay Region's markets are a true shoppers heaven!
Here’s our ‘Markets in Moreton Guide’…. Locations you’ll love, dates to visit and a taste of what to expect. Happy market shopping!
Of all the markets in Moreton, the Redcliffe Jetty Market is held in the most enviable location. With amazing views, live music, a delicious food scene and quality shopping, this is a smaller but vibrant market for those with discerning taste. With no second hand or bric-a-brac items, this market is a cornucopia of home décor, fashion, exotic imports, trendy crafts and fresh produce. Perfect to bring interstate guests or a great place to spend a leisurely, sunny morning.
When: Every Sunday from 8 am.
Where: Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe. Free entry & free parking.
Hosted by St Paul’s Anglican Church this 50-stall market is a whimsical, local institution. With a mountain range backdrop, the enticing smell of fresh baking and the charm of pretty church grounds, Samford Valley is an idyllic Saturday morning outing. With country feel, local produce, fresh baked goods and crafts mingle stalls of second-hand books, homewares and clothes. At this Moreton Market, you can expect easy parking and a warm, welcoming atmosphere…
When: Second Saturday of the month from 7 am.
Where: St Paul’s Anglican Church, 12 Mt Samson Road, Samford Valley.
Known as being the oldest hand-made market in Australia the Petrie Markets have a charming feel and historically-inspired location in Old Petrie Town. Market stalls of old-fashioned goods, fresh produce and yesteryear’s curious are lined alongside old-world inspired bake and lolly stores. Mistrals roam the streets entertaining, there’s a hawkers food barn and vast green lawns to relax, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy your food on. Take a trip back in time, this Moreton Region Market is as much a historical journey as a shopping experience.
When: Sundays from 7 am.
Where: Dayboro Rd, Kurwongbah.
The Strathpine State School has run their Saturday market for over 30 years. This traditional second-hand market is a treasure trove of anything and everything for the bargain-hunter or collector, making it one of the most popular markets near Brisbane. There’s plenty more on offer than just market shopping with food, coffee, buskers, fortune telling, massage and even haircuts. This small-town-feel market is not just a fun morning out but true testimony that ‘one man’s trash is another man’s treasure’. If you’re looking for a Moreton market with bric-a-brac stalls, bargains and community-spirit this is the place to be!
When: Saturdays from 6 am.
Where: Pine Rivers Showground, 757 Gympie Road, Lawnton.
Every Sunday morning from 6am, Caboolture Markets are a thriving hub of bargain shoppers, collectable hunters and fresh food junkies. With a country town feel, thousands of people attend this market every week to enjoy coffee, browse the 300 plus stalls and enjoy children’s amusements. Caboolture Markets is truly a family-geared outdoor shopping experience – make a day of it!
When: Every Sunday: 6 am - 12 noon (year-round except Caboolture Show Sunday & Christmas Day).
Where: 140 Beerburrum Rd, Caboolture.
If you are passionate about arts, crafts and handmade designs this is the Moreton Region market for you! With a culturally rich feel, this melting pot of local ‘artisans’ is a wonderful destination of unique treasures. Expect to find paintings, leather tooling, jewellery, glassware, wooden items and ceramics. Of course, there’s food, entertainment and free parking. By-pass the shopping centres and indulge with a piece (or two!) that’s truly unique at the VIBE Art & Community Market. Meet the makers, appreciate their craft and support the re-invigorated culture of ‘handmade’.
When: 4th Sunday of the month - 9 am - 12 noon
Where: 191 Sunderland Dr, Banksia Beach, Bribie Island.
A Moreton marketplace for people to gather, eat and drink, Bite Markets is a colourful dining hub for those budget foodies with no dish selling for over $15! From the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of over 40 permanent flavour makers, Bite Markets at North Harbour is sure to indulge all your senses, hitting those sweet, spicy and savoury spots.
When: Friday and Saturday nights from 4 pm until 10 pm.
Where: Nolan Drive, Morayfield.
Showcasing local businesses and their products, this Moreton Market features live music, loads of stalls and mouth-watering food vendors. With the picturesque backdrop of Lake Eden, North Lakes Market Zone is the ideal place to spend a Sunday morning browsing for a unique find and delicious breakfast prepared by local entrepreneurs. Once you've finished exploring the market, you can head over to the shaded playground, making sure to bring a picnic rug to sit and enjoy the local produce provided by the market stallholders.
When: Last Sunday of each month, 8 am - 1 pm
Where: 15 Halpine Drive, North Lakes.
There are so many amazing, diverse markets in the Moreton Bay region. From food to flea, artisan to artifacts, crafty to country and everything in between, there’s a Moreton Market perfect for you!
What’s your favourite market near Brisbane? Do let us know, we’re always looking for new places to explore in the Moreton Bay Region.