One of the best things about living on the Gold Coast are the Gold Coast markets. You just never know what you will discover at these markets. The Gold Coast markets provide travellers and shoppers with various opportunities to purchase handmade arts and crafts, fresh produce and food at weekly markets. Here are six Gold Coast markets that you may want to discover:

Surfers Paradise markets

  • Held every Friday and Saturdays nights from 4pm to 9pm
  • Location: Surfers Paradise foreshore
  • Amazing handmade arts and crafts, children’s gifts and toys
  • Best feature is the beach front location and its close proximity to restaurants, cafes and shops
  • Best parking is at Bruce Bishop Car Park
  • Walk here from Holiday Holiday’s Surfers Paradise resorts
  • Surfers Paradise is a great place to spend with your friends and family before heading out for dinner at one of the amazing restaurants in town

Carrara markets

  • Held every Saturday and Sunday from 7am to 4pm
  • Location: Nerang/Broadbeach Road, Carrara
  • Amazing arrays of food, arts and crafts, florist, fruit shops, etc
  • Best feature is its vast selection of items to suit every age group
  • Onsite parking
  • Public transport: bus, taxi
  • You can spend a whole day at Carrara markets with your friends or family. There are so many things to look at and to discover, a lot of fresh food and you can almost find anything you want here.

Marina Quays Village Markets

  • Held every Saturday and Sunday from 7am to 3:30pm
  • Location: Village Square, 2 Sickle Ave, Hope Island
  • Great selection of unique arts and crafts
  • Best feature is its village atmosphere of shops
  • Onsite parking
  • Public transport: bus, taxi
  • Spend half a day at Marina Quays village market, then head to one of the cafes for lunch and enjoy the true Gold Coast local lifestyle here.

Palm Beach Currumbin market

  • Held every Saturday from 6am to 11am
  • Location: Palm Beach Currumbin State High School, Thrower Drive, Palm Beach
  • Great selection of fresh food and fruits
  • Onsite parking
  • Public transport: bus, taxi
  • Best market to find the freshest fruits, vegetable, and food and the best place to top up your pantry with some fresh organic selection of produce.

Coolangatta Art and Craft Market

  • Held the second Sunday of each month from 8am to 2:30pm
  • Fantastic selection of art and craft
  • Location: Queen Elizabeth Park, Marine Parade
  • Best feature is its beachfront location
  • Limited beach front parking
  • Public transport: bus, taxi
  • Best market to spend half a day discovering the southern end of the Gold Coast and finish your day with a barbeque or picnic by the beach

Burleigh Heads Beachfront Market

  • Held last Sunday of every month from 8am to 2pm
  • Unique selection of clothing, handmade jewellery, fresh produce, delicious homemade baked goods
  • Location: Burleigh Heads beachfront
  • Best feature is its wide selection of 150 stalls on the beachfront
  • Limited beach parking
  • Public transport: bus, taxi
  • Best place for a picnic, walk on the beach, discover Burleigh Hill, and end the day with some great restaurants at Burleigh such as the award winning Fish House

For the best local Gold Coast market experience, speak to one of the friendly team at Holiday Holiday. All Holiday Holiday’s Gold Coast accommodation options are located within easy travel distance to the Gold Coast markets. Choose your favourite Gold Coast holiday rentals on our beautiful website and book your next Gold Coast holidays now.