Search:



Markets set to reopen next week

Posted: 6pm 28 Apr 2022

The Caboolture Town Square Markets are back and will reopen next week.

From May 4 the popular markets, off Hasking St, return on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, from 10am-2pm.

Stalls will have everything for workers, residents and visitors with food offerings such as smoky brats, steamed dumplings, sticky satay chicken, iced tea and much more.

Also hand-sewn fashions and accessories, fresh flowers, bespoke jewellery and giftware … just in time for Mother’s Day.

Community response

The move comes at the start of Caboolture Made, a campaign to showcase businesses, community groups and residents by “shouting” about goods and services in the region.

Mark Power, Markets Co-ordinator for Goodwill Projects, said the weather played a major part in the decision to reopen now.

“With the heat and rain here, we have learned not to do anything at the start of the year,” Mr Power said, “it always seems to rain until Easter.

“We will be utilising the first four market activations to gauge the response from the community and give it every chance to succeed.

Entertainment focus

“If it beds down over that period, we hope to go to the end of the year.”

Mr Power said there would be a “focus on entertainment” to encourage people to “come down, switch off” and enjoy the occasion.

The markets are run by Goodwill Projects, in collaboration with Moreton Bay Regional Council and Unitywater with food trucks and live music.

It first opened in Caboolture Town Square last October and ran through to December 15, finishing with a six-hour Christmas special.

Caboolture Made will #shoutitout, sharing stories and success on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn as well as Moreton Daily, 101.5FM and Hot91.

The business community will then be encouraged to support and share the stories to celebrate the Caboolture region and dispel myths and misconceptions.

Members of the public are urged to follow Caboolture Made on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn sharing posts and positive stories.

The campaign is an initiative of Moreton Bay Regional Council, supported by BPW Caboolture and the Greater Caboolture Chamber of Commerce.

Share

Trending

Treats to keep your dog cool

Summertime is the best time to laze around and enjoy a frozen treat, and your furry friends will agree. Here's some recipes that will have them licking their lips…

Gym expansion provides holistic approach to health

A Moreton Bay gym that specialises in martial arts fighting and fitness has expanded to include a one-stop shop of health and wellness services. Find out where here …

More you might like:

Trending

Local News   •   18-5-2022  •   Nick Crockford

Revealed: Region's vital road projects on election wish lists

The State’s peak motoring body is calling on all political parties and candidates to green-light vital road and transport projects in the Moreton Bay.…

Local News   •   18-5-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Moreton Kids Festival cancelled due to wet weather

Following the recent downpours, and more wet weather on the way, organisers of this year’s Moreton Kids Festival have made the difficult decision to cancel the event. Find out more here …

Local News   •   18-5-2022  •   Kylie Knight

Another big deal for Dolphins

It’s been a busy few weeks for the Dolphins, signing players for the 2023 season and today they announce a partnership deal they say is a perfect fit for their “challenger mentality”. Here’s what we know and what Head Coach Wayne Bennett has to say about the squad he’s building…

Local News   •   18-5-2022  •   Kylie Knight

Warriors need strong start to slay Dragons

The Warriors will need to start strongly and play consistent footy against St George Illawarra Dragons in their round 11 clash in Sydney this weekend, according to Head Coach Nathan Brown. Here’s what he had to say…

Local News   •   18-5-2022  •   Ashleigh Howarth

Woodcrafters celebrate 30 years of learning and friendship

There was plenty of reminiscing and laughs shared between friends from the Redcliffe and District Woodcraft Society as they gathered to celebrate the group’s 30th anniversary. You can find out more about the group here…

Local News   •   18-5-2022  •   Jodie Powell

The split second that changed a Senior-Constable’s life

Senior-Constable John Kenworthy has been riding motorcycles for decades. But a crash in 2020 changed his life forever. As part of National Road Safety Week, here’s his story……

Close