5 of Brisbane’s Brilliant Markets


Brisbane is a city that is always buzzing with movement. Its eclectic markets are some of the best places to find fresh food, cheap clothes and all manner of quirky tidbits. Here are 5 of Brisbane’s most brilliant markets:

1. Twilight Markets

On 27 June from 5-9pm you can come and support local indie artisans by checking out the handmade items at the Twilight Markets. You’ll find over 80 artisans selling jewelry, glassware, candles, art, tea and cakes. The Twilight Markets are held on the ground floor of the Brisbane City Hall.

2. Boundary Street Markets

If you’re serious about your food then you need to hop over to the site of the old Peter’s Ice-cream Factory on the corner of Boundary and Mollison Streets  one weekend. Here you’ll find over 100 food producers, growers, artisans and designers. There’s great coffee, lots of fresh gourmet food and all the odd knick knacks you could ever want.

3. Young Designers Markets

Come on over to South Bank on the first Sunday of every month to experience one of Brisbane’s most popular markets. Strewn across the Little Stanley Street Lawns are fashion, jewellery, homewares, accessories, furniture, art and quirky objects you’ll be excited to have in your home.

4. Billycart Markets

Billycart markets are a well loved favourite on the market calendar and is now in its sixth year. The market is run every two months at the gorgeous church grounds of Sacred Heart, Sandgate, and has a family friendly atmosphere. Expect food, wares and lots of activities to keep the kids entertained.

5. The Collective Markets

The Collective Markets celebrates some of Brisbane’s best emerging artists, designers, musicians, entrepreneurs and collectors. It’s known for it’s great atmosphere in the heart of South Bank and has some amazing live music and tasty treats on Friday nights, Saturdays and Sundays. You can also chill out at one of the cafes or bars to enjoy some serious people watching.