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.
Each weekend, there are different markets to discover, 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 great 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 12 noon every second Sunday.
Where: 16 km west of Ravenshoe on the Kennedy Highway.
What: Plants, arts and crafts 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 12 noon. 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 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. Find out more about Cairns Night Markets.
When: Friday 5 am to 6 pm, Saturday 6 am to 3 pm, and Sunday 6 am to 2 pm.
Rustys Market is an entry from Sheridan or Grafton Streets (between Shields and Spence Streets). Cairns Markets is a local favourite.
What: Delicious meals and Cairns’s best coffee baristas are on Sheridan Street, side of the Market, Fresh produce, coffee, live music, massage, arts and crafts, clothes, jewellery, flowers and plants.
When: 7 am to 12 noon. 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 12 noon. 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 12 noon. 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 12 noon. 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 12 noon.Third Saturday of the month.
Where: Anzac Memorial Park
What: Second-hand books, clothes, flowers, food, arts and craft.
When: 7 am to 12 noon. 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.
Heer Locally made jewellery, clothing, paintings, leatherwork, woodcraft, homemade tropical fruit ice cream, opals, gemstones, aboriginal artefacts, and food.
Kurrimine Beach Market
When: 7:30 am to 12:30 pm. Second Sunday of the month (April to December).
Where: On the Esplanade at Kurrimine Beach
Malanda Country Market
When: 6 am to 12 noon. 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 12 noon. 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 12 noon. 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 12 noon. Every Saturday.
Where: Under the rain trees in Mossman.
What: Fresh local farm produce, tropical 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 12 noon. 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
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: 8:30 am to 1:30 pm. Every Sunday.
- Where: Anzac Park, Port Douglas.
- What: Pottery, woodwork, skincare, clothing, wall stickers, local produce and jewellery.
Find out more about Port Douglas Markets.
Ravenshoe Monthly Market
- When: 8 am to 12 noon. 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 12 noon. 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
Step into a world of rural tranquillity, community connection, and local treasures as you enter Speewah Country Market. With its idyllic location, friendly atmosphere, and diverse range of stalls, this market offers a unique blend of country flavours and handcrafted wonders. Let’s delve into the captivating features that make Speewah Country Market a must-visit destination for those seeking an authentic rural experience.
- 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
As you enter The Tanks Markets, step into a world of artistic wonder and cultural immersion. Held on the last Sunday of each month, these markets transform the historical World War II oil storage tanks into a vibrant hub of creativity and commerce. Let’s explore the enchanting features that make The Tanks Markets a must-visit destination in Cairns.
- The Tanks Market is a fantastic Cairns Market with great 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 crafts, food, coffee, plants and clothing.
Step into the heart of rural life and immerse yourself in the warm and welcoming atmosphere of Tolga Market. Held every first Sunday of the month, this market celebrates the region’s agricultural bounty, showcases local talent, and fosters a sense of community spirit. Let’s delve into the captivating features that make Tolga Market a must-visit destination in the Atherton Tablelands.
- When: First Sunday of the month.
- Where: Morrow Park Racecourse, Tolga.
- What: Local jams, fresh produce, handcrafted items and clothing.
Step into a world of community spirit, cultural diversity, and delectable flavours as you enter Tully Market. With a rich tapestry of stalls, live entertainment, and a warm and friendly atmosphere, this market celebrates the essence of the Cassowary Coast region. Let’s delve into the captivating features that make Tully Market a must-visit destination for locals and tourists alike.
- 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
Step into a world of rustic charm and community spirit as you enter the Yungaburra Markets. Held on the fourth Saturday of every month, these markets showcase the rich heritage, artistic talents, and culinary delights of the Atherton Tablelands. Let’s dive deeper into the enchanting features that make the Yungaburra Markets a shopping haven.
- When: 7 am to 12:30 pm. Fourth Saturday of each month.
- Where: Main Street, Yungaburra.
- Yungaburra Markets is a vibrant market with fantastic local produce, arts and crafts and plants.
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