Food Markets in Brisbane
Any fellow market lover would agree that grabbing a bite to eat while traipsing through an array of charming stalls is the perfect recipe for an enjoyable outing. For that very reason, many food markets have been mushrooming all over Brisbane. Here is a list of some of the city’s best food-oriented marketplaces that you should sink your teeth into:
Eat Street Northshore
A supersized version of BITE Markets and Brisbane’s original evening food markets. Located in a prime position on Hamilton Wharf, Eat Street Northshore has captivating city and river views. This polished gem of Brisbane’s dining and entertainment scene functions every Friday and Saturday (4pm- 10pm) and every Sunday (12pm- 8pm). From burgers to Swedish candy to teppanyaki noodles- Eat Street has it all. There are over 70 vendors ready and waiting to serve you a slice of international cuisine. Also, on offer are live band performances, small merchandise shops and an exciting sideshow alley.
Eat Street is family-friendly and well-behaved dogs are welcome! Anyone over the age of 12 is required to pay $3 for admission.
Click here to learn more: https://www.eatstreetmarkets.com/
Brisbane City Markets
Feast your eyes upon this city-renowned farmer’s market, a place where the produce is to dine for. It’s held every Wednesday at Reddacliff Place (8am-6pm), and every Thursday at Cathedral Square (8am-2:30pm). There are scrumptious lunch & brunch options galore, gourmet produce and fresh food from Queensland’s farms. Aside from the mouth-watering mumbo-jumbo, Brisbane City Markets is also home to unique craft stalls and live entertainment.
Come along and join this congregation of Queensland’s best farmers, producers, artisans and locals alike.
Find out more at: http://www.brisbanecitymarkets.com.au/
The Davies Park Market
Cloaked by a canopy of beautiful fig trees is The Davies Park Market, the heart and soul of West End. It operates every Saturday (6am-2pm) and is famous for its fresh produce sold at low prices. Also available for purchase is healthy fast food, baked goods, exotic fashion, handmade accessories and other cool crafts. Grab something to eat, sit beneath the trees and enjoy the groovy tunes of live performers.
The Davies Park Market is kid friendly, pet friendly and wheelchair accessible. There is a large oval to kick a footy on with the kids right beside this great inner-city jewel. Click here to learn more: https://daviesparkmarket.com.au/
Jan Powers Farmers Markets Brisbane
Manly, Mitchelton and New Farm are all brought to life by these bustling, open-air markets. All three locations contain gorgeous market vibes, fresh produce from local farms, brewed coffee, artisanal treasures and beautiful bespoke furniture. Perhaps the most attractive factor of these markets is the great lunch and breakfast options they offer. Perhaps it’s the fact that dogs are welcome!
The Powerhouse Farmers Markets (at New Farm) operate 6am-12pm every Saturday, the Mitchelton Farmers Markets operate 6am-12pm on the 1st Sunday of each month, and the Manly Farmers Markets operate 6am-12pm on the 1st and 3rd Saturday every month. Bonus alert- the New Farm location is situated near the river, and neighbours New Farm Park.
Find out more at: www.janpowersfarmersmarkets.com.au
BITE Markets at North Harbour
Please note – The Bite Markets CLOSED PERMANENTLY in November 2023.
Nolan Drive, Morayfield is home to Brisbane’s ‘biggest food adventure’- an enormous dining precinct featuring fanciful flavours from across the world. It exists within 40 customised shipping containers and offers a great selection of food, beverages, artworks and many picnic areas. By providing children with a cool playground to enjoy, BITE Markets is very kid-friendly. Come along with the whole family to fill your mouths with glorious tastes whilst filling your ears with the sweet sound of live music.
It’s open every Friday and Saturday from 4pm to 10pm. However, do mind the $3 entry fee for any person over the age of 12.
Find out more at: https://www.bitemarkets.com.au/
Further List of Brissy-Based Food Markets
- Brisbane Vegan Markets West End on Sundays
- Carseldine Farmers and Artisan Markets Carseldine on Saturdays
- Early Bird and Breakfast Markets Beenleigh (every day but Wednesdays)
- Ferrari Park Markets Laidley on Saturdays
- Global Food Markets Logan Central on Sundays
- Kuraby Farmers Markets Kuraby on Saturdays
- Laidley Village Markets Laidley on Fridays
- McWhirter’s Farmers Market Fortitude Valley every day
- Milton Markets Milton on Sundays
- Nundah Farmers Market Nundah on Sundays
- Riverside Markets Brisbane City on Sundays
- Saturday Fresh Market, Rocklea Rocklea on Saturdays
- The Collective Markets South Bank Friday, Saturdays and Sundays
For more information on the above markets just search for them on Google and double-check their website for times.