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.
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.
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:
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:
Marina Quays Village Market