Cairns Markets a Taste of the Tropics
Cairns Markets throughout tropical North Queensland have a range of local markets, which provide a great way to discover glorious fresh tropical food, art and craft.
There are different markets to discover each weekend, all adding great places to explore in North Queensland.
You will be amazed at how much this region has to offer.
The Cairns markets are fantastic 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.
When: From 7 am. First Saturday of the month.
Where: Platypus Park, Herberton Road, Atherton.
What: Plants, arts and crafts and local produce.
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.
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). Cairns Markets is a local favourite.
What: Delicious meals and Cairns best coffee barista are on the Sheridan Street, side of the Market, Fresh produce, coffee, live music, massage, arts and crafts, clothes, jewellery, flowers and plants.
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.
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.
When: 8 am to 1 pm. Every third Sunday.
Where: 2.5 kilometres off the Bruce Highway (10 kilometres north of Innisfail).
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.
When: 7:30 am to 12noon. Third Sunday of every month.
Where: Woondecla Sports Ground. Herberton
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 at Holloways Beach.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Palm Cove Market
When: First Sunday of each month except for September.
Time: 8 am to 2 pm
Where: Williams Esplanade, Between Cedar Road and Harpa Street, Palm Cove
What: Quality handmade local products, jewellery, pottery, leatherwork, skincare, plants, produce and wellness stalls and delicious food.
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.
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
This is another local Cairns Market and has plenty of local arts, crafts and produce
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.
When: First Sunday of the month.
Where: Morrow Park Racecourse, Tolga.
What: Local jams, fresh produce, handcrafted items and clothing.
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.
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.
During your day out exploring the local Cairns Markets, you will explore some of the local attractions.