Gold Coast markets

Gold Coast markets

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gold coast markets
Photos: Christina Pfeiffer

The aroma of coffee and sizzling sausages fills the air as you stroll around the stalls, filling your shopping basket with fresh mangoes, navel oranges and ripe bananas. Scrumptious muffins and sweet treats are too tempting to ignore. But these are only some of the delights you’ll find in most Gold Coast markets.

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Markets are not just a place to shop and eat. They are the perfect place for a social outing. You can have your eyebrows shaped and your fortune told, or be entertained by a puppet show or a singing minstrel.

Burleigh Market

Queensland’s Gold Coast has several markets, such as Burleigh Farmers Market, which is not just a fresh fruit and vegetable market.

Burleight Market also has stalls selling local arts, crafts, clothes and jewellery. You’re sure to find something to take home. Many of the stall holders are creativei local designers just getting on their feet.

There’s a puppet master who has the little ones enthralled.

Watch my video below to see the variety of things you can see and do at this market:


Health and Wellbeing market

An entire section of the market is dedicated to health and wellbeing, with stalls selling healthy organic food and natural products. There are even free yoga classes for shoppers.

Watch this video to find out what this section is all about:

Delicious delights

Of course, there are plenty of yummy delights you can pick on while wondering around.

Try a scrumptious muffin or a mouthwatering cake or a hot sausage:


Bring your shopping bag and fill it up with fresh fruit and vegetables to buy direct from the growers.

Gold Coast markets 

Here is a list of markets on the Gold Coast:

Gold Coast Farmers Markets

Burleigh Market 

Broadbeach Market 

Carrara Market

Coolangatta Market

Marina Quays Village Market

Surfers Paradise Beachfront Market 

The Village Markets, Burleigh 

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Christina Pfeiffer
I'm a writer, photographer and video blogger based in Queensland, Australia, when I'm not on the road. I've lived in three continents and my career as a travel journalist has take be to all seven continents. Since 2003, I have contributed travel stories to mainstream media in Australia and around the world such as the Sydney Morning Herald, CNN Traveller, The Australian and the South China Morning Post. I have won many travel writing awards and I'm a full member of the Australian Society of Travel Writers.

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