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The Best Markets in South East Queensland

By admin | May 22, 2017

South East Queensland is home to some wonderful and unique markets. Take the time to read our below list, prepared to give you a guide of what markets to explore when in Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast or Brisbane.

Gold Coast

Surfer Paradise Beachfront Night Markets


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Surfers Paradise Beachfront Night Markets are one of the largest markets on the Gold Coast, and all are held at night. Wander along the beachfront of Surfers Paradise listen to live entertainment and browse through the 120 stalls containing photographs, home wares, jewellery, clothing, beauty products and unique gifts. These markets are open every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday night from 4pm to 9pm. A short drive from both properties in Broadbeach. For more information visit: http://www.surfersparadise.com/things-to-do/beachfront-markets

Art & Craft Markets

Experience unique arts & crafts as well as delicious foods at the Art & Craft Markets. These markets are located at 3 different locations on the Gold Coast:

Broadbeach Art & Craft Markets – Located at Kurrawa Park on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month from 8am to 2pm. Situated opposite ULTIQA Air on Broadbeach and only a short drive from ULTIQA Freshwater Point Resort.

Burleigh Art & Craft Markets – Held at Justins Park along the Esplanade on the last Sunday of each month from 8am to 2pm. These markets are only a short drive from ULTIQA Air on Broadbeach and ULTIQA Freshwater Point Resort.

Coolangatta Art & Craft Markets – Situated at Queen Elizabeth Park along Marine Parade on the 2nd & 4th Sunday of each month from 8am to 2pm. These markets are also a short drive from both of our Broadbeach properties.

Visit: http://www.artandcraft.com.au/ for more information

Night Quarter Market

One of the Gold Coast’s more trendy markets, Night Quarter is located next door to Westfield shopping centre in Helensvale. Open from 4-10pm every Friday and Saturday night. A food lover’s dream with something to satisfy both your savoury and sweet tooth. For more information visit: http://nightquarter.com.au/


Sunshine Coast

Caloundra Street Fair


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Every Sunday, the busy Bulcock Street turns into an exceptional market with over 200 stalls. The stalls are filled with clothing, jewellery, handmade arts & crafts, beauty products, artwork and more. The markets open from 8am – 1pm and only a short drive or walk from ULTIQA Shearwater Resort.


Noosa Marina Markets

Overlooking the Noosa River, the Noosa Marina Markets are full of art, craft and fresh produce. They are open every Sunday from 8am – pm.


Eumundi Markets

If you are looking for unique and creative handmade gifts then this is definitely the place to go. The Eumundi Markets are one of the biggest and well known markets on the Sunshine Coast. Their vast variety of stalls include fresh food, baked sweets and desserts, art and crafts, fashion, furniture and homemade goodies. If you are looking for unique and creative handmade gifts then this is definitely the place to go. These markets are open every Saturday from 7am until 2pm and Wednesdays from 8am to 1.30pm. ULTIQA Shearwater Resort is only located a short drive from the Eumundi Markets.




Eat Street Markets


Image: Visit Brisbane

MacArthur Avenue at Hamilton Wharf is home to the Eat Street Markets. A large variety of stalls set in shipping containers contain delicious foods from desserts, finger foods, international cuisines and some of the most unique food combinations that could ever be thought of. This foodie heaven is open every Friday and Saturday from 4pm to 10pm as well as Sunday 11am – 7pm. There’s plenty of entertainment and even a drive in movie cinema to keep you amused. Only a short drive from our Brisbane resort. Visit the website for more details: http://www.eatstreetmarkets.com/

Bakery Lane Providore Markets

Bakery Lane Providore Markets are located in Ann Street, Fortitude Valley and are open every first Saturday of each month from 9am until 1pm. These markets contain irresistible fresh and baked produce from desserts and treats to fresh fruits and vegetable as well as pantry items and ingredients. There’s also some delicious café’s, restaurants and bars lining the street. Situated only a short walk or drive from ULTIQA Rothbury Resort.

 Fortitude Valley Markets

The Valley Markets, which is one of the oldest markets in Brisbane, has recently been redone with new stalls and a new look. The large amount of stalls on offer contain everything from food, fashion, music and art as well as handmade items. There’s always different entertainers from musicians to artists that show off their talent during the markets opening hours of 9am to 4pm every Saturday and Sunday. Located in Brunswick Street and Chinatown Mall, Fortitude Valley and only a short drive from out Brisbane property. Visit: http://fortitudevalleymarkets.com.au/ for more information.


Heading to South East QLD. Don’t forget our portfolio of properties:

  • ULTIQA Air on Broadbeach – Gold Coast
  • ULTIQA Freshwater Point Resort – Broadbeach, Gold Coast
  • ULTIQA Beach Haven on Broadbeach – Gold Coast
  • ULTIQA Rothbury Hotel – CBD Brisbane
  • ULTIQA Shearwater Resort – Caloundra, Sunshine Coast

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