The Village Market
When you finish your day at the beautiful Burleigh Beach, head down to the Burleigh Heads State School to visit the refreshing lifestyle markets that showcase a carefully selected lineup of live local music, creative stalls, delectable treats as well as the famous pre-loved designer and vintage clothing rack sales. The Village Markets is a great stepping stone for locals wanting to start their own clothing or jewellery line.
Bring your beach towel and your post-swim appetite and get ready to enjoy a fantastic selection of food from around the globe. With a multitude of food trucks and gourmet food stalls, you can kick back in the grass and listen to the incredibly talented live music from some of our amazing Gold Coast locals while snacking with your friends and family.
Visitors and locals loved The Village Markets for its relaxed and positive weekend vibe, they were awarded Gold Coast’s Best Market in the 2015 Gold Coast Bulletin poll. The Village Markets is committed to the Gold Coast community and regularly hosts charity stalls to support the locals and assist causes via donations. They invite registered Australian charities to participate in the markets free of charge and all proceeds are then donated to their respective charity. If you’re looking at visiting a market, but feeling like you want to support a great cause, The Village Markets is the perfect place!
The Sanctuary Markets offers an international smorgasboard of foods at the Village Green. Every Friday night you’ll be served up delicious meals from Japan, Thailand, Brazil, Chile, India, Vietnam, Greece, Turkey and Italy. While on your way out, you’ll be greeted with fresh fruit and veggies for sale in the large car park. You’ll find the arts and crafts stalls located inside, as well as a bar stocked with craft beers from the local Burleigh Brewing company and wine from Mount Sirromet.
Conveniently located within Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, these markets boast a great location and some awesome opportunities for family outings at the park during the day; Sanctuary Markets have fast become a favourite among locals and the like, providing free entry and free onsite parking, giving you a
Before you head down to the Sanctuary Markets, why not spend the day with your family and friends at the incredible Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary! Get up close and personal with Currumbin’s wide variety of creatures great and small.
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Surfers Paradise Beachfront Market
As you’re wandering down Circle on Cavill in the heart of Surfers Paradise you’ll start to notice a large crowd of people towards the beach front gathering in front of a large stretch of stalls. This beachfront market is the largest on the Gold Coast, they’re your one-stop-shop for gifts and souvenirs. With friendly stallholders who love to chat about the ‘why’, ‘what’, and ‘how’ of their beautifully designed jewellery, accessories, artworks, photographs, fashion and homewares.
Each Wednesday, Friday and Sunday evening, delighted shoppers experience a new outside environment in the heart of the Gold Coast. The 100 stall beachfront markets include live entertainers setting a very casual and upbeat mood.
Make sure you go to one of Gold Coast’s most iconic beachfront markets since 1995. It’s a perfect spot for an after-dinner stroll for bargain hunters and finding small gifts.
If you’re more interested in the local atmosphere, visit Carrara Markets. Located a stone’s throw away from Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach, with an incredible variety of 400 stalls spanning over 10 acres!
Carrara Markets is enjoyable for families and friends of all ages. Experience the old-school arcade game area and drop into the mini golf course and play through various themed areas.
Enjoy a walk through the quiet and tranquil Butterfly House presented by Gold Coast Butterflies. Observe nature’s most beautiful and enchanting creatures up close. Experience a variety of Australian butterflies as you stroll amongst the garden setting.
If you’re looking to barter and bargain hunt, on the first and third Sundays of every month, Carrara Markets hold a car boot sale from 6am to 9am. Locals gather their cars and offer up their goods for sale in the boot of their car. It’s the best place to find all sorts of goodies.
Make sure you drop down to Carrara Markets to enjoy a family day out with bungee trampolines, buskers, pony rides and meet Luke’s Reptile Kingdom. Every weekend from 7am to 3pm.