Cairns Markets a Taste of the Tropics

Tropical North Queensland has a range of local markets which provide a great way to discover glorious fresh tropical food, art and craft.

You will be amazed at how much this region has to offer.

The Cairns district markets are wonderful local community markets specialising in fresh local produce and arts and crafts. Come along and get a real taste of the tropics.

 

Archer Creek Market

When: 7:30 am to 12noon every second Sunday.

Where: 16 km west of Ravenshoe on the Kennedy Highway.

What: Plants, arts and craft and local produce.

 

Atherton Market

When: From 7 am. First Saturday of the month.

Where: Platypus Park, Herberton Road, Atherton.

What: Plants, arts and crafts and local produce.

 

Babinda Market

When: 8 am to 12noon. Second Saturday of the month (except in January).

Where: Munro Street, Babinda.

 

Bramston Beach Market

When: 9 am to 1 pm. Every second Sunday, June to November.

Where: 96 Evans Road, Bramston Beach.

What: Homemade food, delicious drinks and welcoming service.

 

Cairns Esplanade Markets

When: 8 am to 4 pm. Every Saturday.

Where: On the Esplanade, beside the Lagoon.

What: Arts and crafts, woodwork, leatherwork, pottery, massage, clothing.

 

Cairns Night Markets

When: 4:30 pm to 11 pm daily.

Where: Enter from either Cairns Esplanade or Abbott Street (between Aplin and Shields Streets)

What: Arts and crafts, Chinese massage, food, pancakes, eyelashes, beauty products and souvenirs.

 

Rusty’s Markets

When: Friday 5 am to 6 pm, Saturday 6 am to 3 pm and Sunday 6 am to 2 pm.

Where: Enter from either Sheridan or Grafton Streets (between Shields and Spence Streets)

What:  Fresh produce, coffee, live music, massage, arts and crafts, clothes, jewellery, flowers and plants.

 

Cardwell Market

When: 7 am to 12noon. First Saturday of the month (Easter to December).

Where: Coral Sea Memorial Park.

What: Food, coffee, live entertainment, wine and beer bar.

 

Cooktown Markets

When: 7:30 am to 12noon. Every Saturday.

Where: Lions Park, Charlotte Street, Cooktown.

What: Homemade pies, bric-a-brac, home-baked cakes, freshly squeezed juice, Asian style food, traditional art and fresh produce.

 

Garradunga Markets

When: 8 am to 1 pm. Every third Sunday.

Where: 2.5 kilometres off the Bruce Highway (10 kilometres north of Innisfail).

 

Gordonvale Market

When: 8 am to 12noon. First Saturday of the month.

Where: Norman Park, Norman Street, Gordonvale.

What: Italian cannoli, farm animals, bric-a-brac, arts and craft, plants, handcrafted tea towels and local fresh produce.

 

Herberton Market

When: 7:30 am to 12noon. Third Sunday of every month.

Where: Woondecla Sports Ground.

What: Local produce, plants, arts and crafts.

 

Holloways Beach Market

When: 8 am to 1 pm. Second Sunday of the month (March to November).

Where: On the beach esplanade.

What: Plants, fresh produce, jewellery, arts and crafts, soap, candles and food.

 

Innisfail Lioness Club Markets

When: 7 am to 12noon.Third Saturday of the month.

Where: Anzac Memorial Park

What: Second-hand books, clothes, flowers, food, arts and craft.

 

Kairi Market

When: 7 am to 12noon. Third Saturday of the month.

Where: Irvine Street, Kairi.

What: Craft, local produce, fish and flowers

 

Kuranda Rainforest Market

When: 9 am to 3 pm daily.

Where: Therwine Street, Kuranda.

What: Locally made jewellery, clothing, paintings, leatherwork, woodcraft, homemade tropical fruit ice cream, opals, gemstones, aboriginal artefacts, and food.

 

Kurrimine Beach Market

When: 7:30am to 12:30pm. Second Sunday of the month (April to December).

Where: On the Esplanade at Kurrimine Beach

 

Malanda Country Market

When: 6 am to 12noon. Third Saturday of each month.

Where: Jack May Park, Malanda.

What: Local produce, cakes, jams, homemade goodies, plants, arts and crafts.

 

Mareeba Monthly Market

When: 8 am to 12noon. Second and fifth Saturdays of the month.

Where: Heritage Museum, Centenary Park, Byrnes Street, Mareeba.

What: Local produce, homemade food, tropical fruits, local arts and craft.

 

Mission Beach Market

When: 7 am to 12noon. First and third Sunday of each month.

Where: Promenade opposite Hideaway Holiday Village.

What: Food, arts and craft, jewellery and accessories, homewares and woodwork.

 

Mission Beach Monster Market

When: 8 am to 2 pm. Last Sunday of the month (April to November).

Where: Mares Park, Mission Beach.

What: Local live music, fresh seafood, homemade clothes, second-hand books, hand-knitted baby clothes, local fruit and vegetables, flowering orchids, plants and Thai food.

 

Mossman Market

When: 7 am to 12noon. Every Saturday.

Where: Under the rain trees in Mossman.

What: Fresh local farm produces, tropical and exotic fruits, cake stalls, plants, arts and crafts, organic produce and handcrafted items.

 

Mount Sheridan Markets

When: From 9 am. Second and fourth Sunday of the month.

Where: Mount Sheridan Plaza, Bruce Highway, Mount Sheridan.

What: Local produce, handmade art, candles, soaps, plants and bric-a-brac.

 

Mourilyan Market

When: 7 am to 12noon. Second Sunday of the month.

Where: Australian Heritage Centre, Bruce Highway, Mourilyan.

What: Arts and crafts, plants, jewellery, fruit and vegetables, toys and cakes.

 

Mount Molloy Market

When: First Saturday of the month.

Where: QCSW Hall, Fraser Road Mount Molloy.

What: Local produce, jams, cakes, bric-a-brac and arts and craft.

 

Port Douglas Markets

Port Douglas Markets

When: 8:30am to 1:30pm. Every Sunday.

Where: Anzac Park, Port Douglas.

What: Pottery, woodwork, skincare, clothing, wall stickers, local produce and jewellery.

 

Ravenshoe Monthly Market

When: 8 am to 12noon. Fourth Sunday of the month.

Where: Tumolin Railway Station, Ravenshoe.

What: Fresh local produce, arts and crafts, Devonshire Tea, refreshments, trash and treasure.

 

Redlynch Community Market

When: 8 am to 1 pm. Fourth Sunday of the month.

Where: Gamburra Drive, Parklands, Redlynch.

What: Craft, antiques, fresh local produce, trash and treasure.

 

Rossville Market

When: 9 am to 12noon. Every second Sunday of the month.

Where: 48 kilometres south of Cooktown.

What: Social activities, homemade jam, cakes, organic fruit, vegetables, jewellery, bric-a-brac, alternative lifestyle items and second-hand clothing.

 

Speewah Country Market

When: 8 am to 2 pm. Every Sunday.

Where: Country Tavern’s Market Square, 2 Speewah Road, Speewah.

What: Art, fresh organic bread, honey, second-hand items, fresh local fruit and vegetables, herbs, homemade cooking, plants and fruit trees.

 

Tanks Arts Centre Market

When: 9 am to 2 pm. Last Sunday of the month (April to November).

Where: Collins Avenue, Edge Hill.

What: Candles, arts and craft, food, coffee, plants and clothing.

 

Tolga Market

When: First Sunday of the month.

Where: Morrow Park Racecourse, Tolga.

What: Local jams, fresh produce, handcrafted items and clothing.

 

Tully Market

When: 7 am to 12noon. Second and fourth Saturday of every month.

Where: Main Street, Tully.

What: Grow your own-make your own-bake your own.

 

Yungaburra Country Market

When: 7am to 12:30pm. Fourth Saturday of each month.

Where: Main Street, Yungaburra.

What: Hot food, arts and craft, pets and pet products, plants, fresh produce, gourmet food, clothing, books, flowers, furniture, wines and spirits, skincare and wooden toys.