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The round-up: shop up a storm at the Gold Coast’s best food, fashion and arts markets The round-up: shop up a storm at the Gold Coast’s best food, fashion and arts markets The round-up: shop up a storm at the Gold Coast’s best food, fashion and arts markets The round-up: shop up a storm at the Gold Coast’s best food, fashion and arts markets

The round-up: shop up a storm at the Gold Coast’s best food, fashion and arts markets

Hitting up the local markets is a weekend ritual for most of us. Whether we're filling our fridges or our wardrobes, there is no shortage of markets on the Gold Coast, from weekly farmers markets to fashionable monthly pop-ups. We know it can be hard to keep up, so we put together a handy guide to the Gold Coast's best food, fashion, arts and craft markets for your shopping pleasure.

Farmers Markets
Currumbin Community Market: If you work weekends or don’t plan to wake up early on a Saturday or Sunday, then this weekday farmers market selling fresh produce and artisan products will be right up your alley. It’s held every Thursday 7:00–11:00 am opposite the Currumbin RSL.

Marina Mirage Farmers Markets: Here you’ll find plenty of fresh produce plus artisan products, gluten-free baked goods, coffee and more. It’s undercover (take that, rain!) and is held inside at Marina Mirage every Saturday from 7:00 am to midday.

Burleigh Farmers Markets: Everything from fresh fruit and vegetables through to meats, cheeses, antiques and collectibles. Held at Burleigh Heads State School every Saturday from 7:00 am to midday – rain, hail or shine.

Palm Beach Food & Famers Markets: Stock your fridge up on produce and fine foods, and even shout yourself some fresh flowers while you’re at it. Held at Palm Beach Currumbin State High School every Saturday from 6:00–11:30 am.

Bundall Farmers Markets: If you prefer to do your market shopping on a Sunday, then head up to the surrounds of HOTA to stock up and get a tasty breakfast while you’re at it, with around 80 stallholders set up. Held every Sunday at HOTA from 6:00–11:30 am.

Gold Coast Organic Markets: This is the Gold Coast’s only farmers market dedicated entirely to certified organic produce. You’ll find fresh organic produce, fresh bread, a range of organic food stalls, cosmetics, cleaning products, pet food and more. Held at Miami High School every Sunday from 6:00–11:30 am.

Lavelle Street Markets, Nerang: Those on the northern end can find farm-fresh produce and tasty breakfast options here, alongside everything from coffee to plants and bric-a-brac. Held on Lavelle Street every Sunday from 6:30 am to midday.

Helensvale Farmers Markets: You’ll find fresh produce, gourmet food products and a series of street-food vendors slinging goodies each week. The markets are held at Helensvale State High School each Saturday from 6:00–11:00 am.

Keen to go direct to the source? Check out our round-up of local fresh-produce farm stalls

Food Markets
Miami Marketta: The coast’s OG food and entertainment market – have dinner, listen to live tunes, sip cocktails and shop from local creatives. Held every Friday from 5:00 pm and Saturday from 4:00 pm, plus there’s a smaller mid-week Marketta on Wednesdays from 5:00 pm.

Chinatown Street Markets: take yourself on a culinary journey around the Orient and enjoy an authentic Asian-food experience at the Chinatown Street Markets, held in Southport’s Chinatown on the first Saturday of every month from 5:00–9:00 pm.

The Sanctuary Markets: No one (and we mean no one) likes cooking on Friday nights, and for those on the southern end, The Sanctuary Markets and its spread of international street food is a saviour. Held at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (on The Village Green’s new deck section of the Sanctuary) every Friday from 4:00–9:oo pm.

Emerald Lakes Markets: This is great for a late-week top of your fridge, plus there’s a range of cheeses, meats, baked goods and a series of street-food stalls (hellooo dumplings). Held in the Emerald Lakes village every Thursday from 3:00–7:00 pm.

There are regular pop-up markets across the Gold Coast – head to our Events Guide to see what’s on this weekend. 

Arts, Craft and Fashion Markets
The Green Marquee
: Shop, snack and soak up the sunset in the heart of the Currumbin Valley. Here you’ll find eco-friendly stalls, recycled clothing, food trucks and live music. Held at the dreamy Currumbin Ecovillage on the second Saturday of each month from 2:00–7:00 pm.

The Village Markets: This boutique fashion and lifestyle market is a dreamy way to spend a Sunday morning. Listen to music, have coffee and brunch and shop up a storm with talented local creatives. Held at Burleigh State School on the first and third Sunday of the month from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.

Hide and Seek Children’s Market: For those that tend to dress their children better than themselves (we’re all guilty), then you’ll love this monthly showcase of hand-crafted children’s products. Held at Miami State School on the fourth Sunday of every month from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Jacobs Well Market: Here you’ll find everything from handmade homewares to jewellery and accessories, soaps, gifts, food stalls and fresh produce. It’s held at the Jacobs Well Bayside Tavern on the first Saturday of each month from 7:30 am to midday.

Broadbeach, Burleigh and Coolangatta Beachside Markets: Gracing the beachside on the regular are the arts and crafts markets in Broadbeach (first and third Sunday of the month), Coolangatta (second Sunday of the month), Burleigh Heads (last Sunday of the month) from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets: Since it first began in 1995, these iconic beachfront markets have been drawing a crowd of tourists and locals hunting for hand-made fashion, jewellery, accessories, artworks, photographs, beauty products, home wares and more. It’s held every on the Surfers Paradise esplanade every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday night from 4:00–9:00 pm.

Carrara Markets: If you’re after a bit of everything, Carrara Markets will have you covered. There’s food, arts, crafts, clothing, plants, homewares, variety stalls, attractions and plenty more. It’s open every Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Note: as there are always changes and additions to the market circuit, be sure to check with the social media pages for individual market before you make plans.

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