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Markets open over the Holiday season

Posted: 7am 24 Dec 2020

While some Moreton Bay markets will be taking a break over the Christmas and New Year holiday period there are still plenty markets open so you can still enjoy the buzz of market shopping, the hustle and bustle, the smell of food, the sun on your face and the thrill of a unique or bargain find! 

If you want to get out of the house, stretch your legs and go on a hunt through a local market, keep scrolling to find a Moreton Bay market open near you over the holidays. 

Redcliffe Farmers and Artisans Market

The Redcliffe Farmers and Artisans Market is held in the most enviable location in the Moreton Bay Region.

Stretching along Redcliffe Parade, right by the seaside, market shoppers can admire the amazing views while they shop, enjoy live music and indulge in delicious foodie finds.

The Redcliffe markets will be open the entire silly season so you don't have to miss out on a Sunday market fix. 

Holiday Trading Hours 

Date: Closed December 26, markets reopen on January 2nd. 

Time: 7am - 1pm 

Location: Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe 

Plus don't miss the special New Year's Eve Markets! 

Held on December 31st, the Redcliffe Markets New Year's Party will be the place to be in Redcliffe for New Year's Eve! 

From 5pm ‘til 10pm you’ll be able to meander amongst a pop-up market wonderland brimming with treasures and trinkets, gourmet street food and hordes of free entertainment for little kids and big kids alike. Featuring highlights such as artisan doughnuts, wood fired pizza, mouth watering calamari and traditional Italian cannoli there'll be no shortage of treats, there’ll be no shortage of treats.

If your idea of a perfect New Year involves a cheeky boogie to live music, look no further. With three main market stages boasting bands, DJ’s and solo performers, even dad will find it hard to resist a little shoulder shimmy.

But let’s not forget what really makes this time of year special... FIREWORKS! Two Fireworks shows will light up the night sky at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. 

Date: 31st December 

Time: 5pm - 10pm 

Location: Redcliffe Parade, Redcliffe

Tickets: Register for your free tickets here 

Old Petrie Town Markets 

In Old Petrie Town, the Petrie Markets have a quaint feel and a historically inspired venue. In addition to old-world-inspired bake and lolly shops, market stalls of old-fashioned products, fresh produce and curiosities of yesteryear are lined up. Minstrels stroll the entertaining streets, there's a food barn for hawkers and large green lawns to relax, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy your food. This Moreton Region Market is as much a historical journey as a shopping experience, taking a trip back in time.

Holiday Trading Hours

Date: Closed 26th December, reopen again on 2nd January 2022

Time: 7am - 1pm

Location: Old Petrie Town, Dayboro Rd, Kurwongbah.

Caboolture Markets 

Every Sunday over 300 market stalls line the Caboolture Showgrounds north of Brisbane with a range of food, knick-knacks, handmade gifts, plants and art.

You can spend hours browsing through the stores, before delighting your tastebuds by eating through different cuisines and cultures – or you can pick your own fresh and local produce, poultry, meat and seafood to take home and whip up yourself.  

The Caboolture Markets are well-known for second-hand treasures, you might just find some art, spare parts, toys, books and jewellery among the hidden gems of the Caboolture Showgrounds. If you’ve bought the kids along, the pony rides, merry-go-rounds, jumping castles and other activities will keep them entertained while you find what you’re looking for.  

Holiday Trading Hours

Date: TBC

Time: 5:30am - 11:30am 

Location: Caboolture Showgrounds, Beerburrum Road, Caboolture 

Bite Markets 

Indulge your senses at the northside’s biggest foodie adventure – Bite Markets at North Harbour. Featuring a container village of permanent flavour makers, this food market is sure to hit all the sweet, spicy and savoury spots!

Bite Markets is the perfect place for people to gather, eat and drink! A colourful dining hub for those budget foodies with no dish selling for over $15! Whatever you’re after, you’ll likely find it at the north Brisbane food market.

Holiday Trading Hours

Date: Closed over Christmas, open again from New Year's Eve 

Time: 4pm - 10pm 

Location: 9 Nolan Drive, Burpengary



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