Looking for a fun way to spend the weekend? These markets are sure to keep you busy with live entertainment, unique stalls, and delicious food. Best of all, they’re all less than a 20-minute drive from North Lakes!
The Redcliffe Jetty Markets are a family favourite. There’s entertainment for adults and kids, and your family’s pup is more than welcome. The Redcliffe Jetty Markets run every Saturday, 8.00am to 2.00pm, and are less than a 20-minute drive from North Lakes. These beautiful, beachside markets feature farm fresh produce, ethnic food specialties, handmade crafts, clothing, and much more. For great views, an unbeatable atmosphere, and one-of-a-kind market stalls, look no further.
Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe
8.00am to 2.00pm, Every Sunday
The North Lakes Market Zone is a brand-new monthly market, launching on the 14th of April. The event will showcase local businesses, products, and even talent, with live music acts performing at every market.
There will be countless stalls to browse through and plenty of food to choose from, making these markets a perfect Sunday outing. The North Lake Market Zone will be a monthly event, usually taking place on the last Sunday of the month. The launch, however, will coincide with the 5km Colour Frenzy Fun Run, so if you’re interested in a little colourful fun or a first look at the new Market Zone, head to Lake Eden on Sunday, 14 April!
Lake Eden, North Lakes
8.00am to 2.00pm, Monthly- Last Sunday (see link for dates)
With over 150 indoor and outdoor stalls, the Strathpine Flea Market is the perfect place to start off your weekend. These friendly markets are held every Saturday, 6.00am to noon, at the Pine Rivers Showgrounds, which are a quick 15-minute drive from North Lakes.
If you’re looking for a one-stop market for all your weekend needs, this is the place to be. With good food, handmade and second-hand goods, fresh produce, massages, hair and beauty treatments, and sometimes even a fortune teller, this market really has is all.
Pine Rivers Showgrounds, 757 Gympie Rd, Lawnton
6.00am to Noon, Every Saturday
Bite Markets are the Northside’s latest and greatest food attraction. With over 40 Flavour Makers, this specialty food market is designed to take you on a culinary journey. The customised shipping containers and beautifully designed dining precinct, combined with the brilliant food, make this new food market a must-see. Bite is open Fridays and Saturdays from 4.00pm to 10.00pm, and is located at North Harbour, only 15 minutes from North Lakes.
29 Nolan Dr, Morayfield
4.00pm to 10.00pm, Fridays and Saturdays
Foodies and craft lovers will be delighted to discover the Carseldine Farmers & Artisan Markets. Always providing local, premium, in-season fresh produce, and packed with stalls, live music, family-friendly activities, and plenty of room to sit back and relax, these markets will soon become your regular Saturday morning spot. Carseldine Farmers & Artisan Markets are held , from 6.00am to noon, every Saturday, at the old QUT Carseldine Campus, which is only a 15-minute drive from North Lakes.
532 Beams Rd (Cnr Beams & Dorville Rd), Carseldine
6.00am to Noon, Every Saturday
For something a little different, head to the charming Old Petrie Town historic village. A short drive from North Lakes, this restored historic village sprawls across 48 acres of parklands, boasting fascinating memorabilia, and many old-fashioned stores and buildings to explore.
Along with the wonders of the village itself, Old Petrie Town hosts country-style markets every Sunday morning, from 7.00am to 1.00pm, offering fresh produce, antiques, and homemade delights. These Sunday markets are like no others, so head over next Sunday. Take a wander through the village, and sit down for a coffee in the stunning, Double Deckerdence bus cafe.
Old Petrie Town, 901 Dayboro Rd, Whiteside
7.00am to 1.00pm, Every Sunday
Written By: Camille Dan Walsh