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Markets make their return

Posted: 1pm 05 Jun 2020

Have you missed your local weekend market? Many markets across the region are starting to reopen as COVID-19 restrictions ease further.

We’ve checked in with organisers across the region to see who’s open, who’s opening soon and who’s waiting a little bit longer.

If you’re keen to pick up some fresh local produce, arts and crafts and enjoy some market fare, there are a few options this weekend and in the weeks to come.

Markets in the Moreton Bay Region

Redcliffe Farmers and Artisan Markets – open now

This waterfront market offers fresh farm-direct produce and meats, artisan goods, trawler-direct seafood, fresh baked breads, gourmet food and provisions, handmade wares, art and craft and more. It’s on Redcliffe Parade every Sunday from 8am-2pm. For more details, head to the Facebook page.

Redcliffe Showground Markets – open now

This market run by Kippa-Ring Lions Club is on every Sunday from 6am-noon. Access is via Scarborough Rd. For more details, head to the Facebook page.

Burpengary Market – open now

This farmers market reopened on May 30 and is at Burpengary State School, 35 Station Rd, Burpengary, every Saturday from 6am-noon. For more details, head to the Facebook page.

Samford Valley Markets – reopening June 13

The markets will return to St Paul’s Anglican Church, 12 Mt Samson Road, Samford Valley, on the second Saturday of the month from 7am-noon. For more details, head to the Facebook page.

Old Petrie Town – markets re-opening June 14, shops open

The Sunday markets will reopen on June 14 (7am-1pm), but a number of shops have already opened their doors at this popular heritage village at 901 Dayboro Rd, Whiteside. Many of the shops are open Wednesday to Sunday, with the Emporium and the hotel open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For updates, head to the Facebook page.

Caboolture Country Markets – reopening June 14

Check out hundreds of stalls at the Caboolture Showgrounds, corner of Beerburrum and Old Gympie roads, Caboolture, from 6am-noon. Some stalls will be moved around when the market reopens to ensure social distancing measures are adhered to. For more details, head to the Facebook page.

Dayboro District Progress Association Markets – reopening July 5

Markets will be held on the first Sunday of each month at the corner of Williams and Heathwood streets from 8am-noon. For more details, head to the Facebook page.

Woodford Country Markets – reopening July 19

You’ll be able to check out your favourite stalls at the markets when they return to Binambi Place, Archer St, Woodford. They’ll then be held on the third Sunday of the month from 7am-noon. For more details, head to the Facebook page.

Bribie VIBE Arts/Crafts Market - still closed

At this stage, this popular market will not reopen for a couple more months. For updates, visit the Facebook page.

Strathpine Flea Markets – still closed

The markets remain closed for the moment but keep an eye on the Facebook page for updates.

Mt Mee Markets – still closed

The markets remain closed, but keen an eye on the Mt Mee Community Facebook page for updates in the coming months.

Brennan Park markets – still closed

Markets organised by volunteers from Cancer Council Queensland, Bribie Rotary and BIDCA remain closed. Keep an eye on Bribie Rotary’s Facebook page for updates.

Just down the road …

Carseldine Farmers and Artisans Markets – open now

Fresh produce, foodie and craft market at the corner of Beams and Dorville roads every Saturday from 6am-noon. There’s heaps of stalls, live music and children’s activities. For more details, head to the Facebook page.

Ferny Grove Markets – open now

Pick up your supplies for the week or just enjoy a bite to eat at these markets at Ferny Grove Railway Station carpark, Samford Rd, every Sunday from 6am-noon. For more details, head to the Facebook page.

Want to know more about how to support businesses and the community? Head to our blog.

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