Guide to the Gold Coast’s Markets

Guide to the Gold Coast’s Markets

From fashion to fresh produce, gifts to street food, handmade treasures and live entertainment, the Gold Coast offers a range of markets to satisfy every shopper’s style.
With a metropolitan city scene, relaxed coastal vibes and the country life in the hinterland, markets are a top way to truly immerse yourself in the diversity of the region while supporting local vendors from all walks of life.

Be sure to add these top picks to your list when you find yourself on the Gold Coast.

Farm Fresh

Farm Fresh

Bundall Farmers Market

Where? Arts Centre Gold Coast, 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise
When? Every Sunday from 6:00 – 11:30am

With more than 80 stallholders, welcome to the Gold Coast’s biggest Food and Farmer’s Market. From bakery items to meat and fish, fresh pasta and handmade skin products, this is your one stop shop to stock up on all your fridge, freezer and pantry items.

Palm Beach Currumbin Farmers Market

Where? Palm Beach Currumbin State High School, Thrower Drive, Palm Beach
When? Every Saturday from 6:00 – 11:30am

Promising the perfect blend of coastal breezes and top quality produce, this market is ideal for those on the southern end of the coast. Come and fill your basket, grab some breakfast and chill out to some tunes for a perfect Saturday morning.

Helensvale Farmers Market

Where? Helensvale State High School, Helensvale Road, Helensvale
When? Every Saturday from 6:00 – 11:30am

Unlock a hive of activity as local farmers bring their best, with a reputation for quality, freshness and flavour. There’s nothing quite as good as knowing exactly where your food is from or how it was created.

Cool Crafts

Cool crafts 02

Carrara Markets

Where? Gooding Drive, Carrara
When? Every Saturday and Sunday from 7am – 4pm

With more than 400 stalls, Carrara Markets are Queensland’s biggest permanent markets. From shopping to dining, entertainment and attractions, this is a great day out for all the family.

Coolangatta Markets

Where? Queen Elizabeth Park, Marine Parade, Coolangatta
When? Second Sunday of the month and fourth Sunday of five Sunday months from 8:00am – 2:30pm

If you’re on the southern Gold Coast, there is no better way to kick start your Sunday than at the Coolangatta arts and craft markets. Framing the spectacular beach, this is shopping with a view.

Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets

Where? The Esplanade Surfers Paradise
When? Every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday night from 4:00 – 9:00pm

Stroll along the Surfers Paradise foreshore and uncover the weird and the wonderful. There is something for everyone with 150 stalls of handmade gifts, jewellery, clothing souvenirs, art and craft.

Food Frenzy

Food Frenzy

Miami Marketta

Where? 23 Hillcrest Parade, Miami
When? Every Wednesday from 5:00 – 9:00pm, Friday 5:00 – 10:00pm and Saturday 4:00 – 10:00pm

Foodies, eat your heart out! Miami Marketta is a treasure trove of edible goodies from all corners of the globe, making it the perfect location for even the fussiest of eaters.

The Sanctuary Markets

Where? The Village Green, 28 Tomewin Street, Currumbin
When? Every Friday from 4:00 – 9:00pm

Located at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, these markets promise a cocktail of international flavours on the menu. Showcasing some of the best local musical talent on the southern Gold Coast and featuring brews from Burleigh Brewing, this is a winner for all ages.


Where? 1 Town Centre Drive, Helensvale
When? Every Friday and Saturday from 4:00 – 10:00pm

It’s a festival every weekend at NightQuarter, serving up delicious street food and live entertainment. Dubbed the Gold Coast’s ‘entertainment and culture precinct’, this is market dining with a difference.


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