The wide range of Sunshine Coast markets aren't just a great place to pick up fresh local produce, local artwork and handicrafts and a few souvenirs, they're a quintessential part of any visit to the coast. Offering a wonderful way to spend a leisurely day enjoying the glorious weather, the Sunshine Coast markets offer live entertainment, delicious street food and a great range of knick knacks. Different markets are held on different days, some taking place in the mornings while others offer something to do in the evening. A wonderful and inexpensive way to enjoy the Sunshine Coast, the below is a list of some of the most popular Sunshine Coast markets.
Eumundi Markets: One of the largest and most famous Sunshine Coast markets, the Eumundi Markets are held each Wednesday and Saturday from 8am to 1.30pm in a charming hinterland town.
Nambour Village Square Market: Held every Thursday from 9am to 2pm offering fresh produce, plants, vintage collectibles, art and crafts, hippy and bohemia as well as all manner of shabby chic.
Twilight Community Markets: Held at the Mooloolaba Wharf every Friday from 4pm to 8.30pm offering children's entertainment, live music, food stalls and plenty of craft and gifts.
Bazaar Markets: Held each Saturday from 7am to 1pm at the Corbould Park Racecourse, these markets operate rain, hail or shine thanks to an undercover venue.
Kin Kin Creations Market: Held at Kin Kin Hall from 9am to 1pm on the first Sunday of each month, these hinterland markets have a strong focus on locally produced goods.
Noosa Marina Markets: Held at Tewantin every Sunday from 8am to 2pm, these markets enjoy a scenic location with views of the Noosa River from the many art, craft and local produce stalls.
Fishermans Road Sunday Markets: Held at the crossroads of David Low Way and Fishermans Road each Sunday from 6am to 12 noon, these markets offer 128 stalls, food and entertainment.
Cotton Tree Markets: Held on King Street in Maroochydore every Sunday from 7am to 12 noon, these markets offer plenty from local artisans and have been running for over 22 years.
Perigian Beach Markets: Held at Perigian Beach on the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month from 7am to 12.30 pm, these markets raise funds for the Peregian Beach Surf Club.
Maleny Art Craft & Collectables Market: Held at the Bunya RSL Hall every Sunday from 8am to 2pm, these markets offer all manner of knick knacks, collectibles, vintage and art and craft.