10 Best Night Markets In Brisbane, Australia

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Keen for a little weekend drive down the Coast, Brisbane’s market scene is in overdrive. These markets specialize in all things vintage, collectables, homewares, furniture, clothing, gadgets, fresh home produce, fruits and vegetables and more. Every third Friday night of the month, get along to Shorncliffe’s happening parade and feast upon some of Brisbane’s best food trucks. The Brisbane Vegan market is the ideal spot to join the vegan fun. Apart from this, you can shop for accessories, beauty products, baby wear and so much more. Enjoy the live music, relax and unwind. Given below are some of the best night markets of Brisbane, Australia, which are a must-visit.
If you’re planning to check out these night markets soon, consider staying in one of the campervans or hotels with free parking for your accommodation needs.

1. The Food Truck Hub

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Food Truck Collective Brisbane on Friday, August 30, 2019

The Food Truck Hub in Brisbane is filled with at least six food trucks and a bar every Friday to meet your food cravings. There is so much of food served here that you can have a complete eating experience and have a filling meal for 20 USD.

The collective is comprised of: The King of Wings – the smells and tastes coming out of here are mind-blowing. The Bone Lorry - the flavours emanating from here are mouthwatering and definitely not for any vegans. Pizzantica serves a variety of tasty pizzas with tempting toppings.

But how much can one eat? The BBQ Joint serves a variety of barbequed meat and a combination of salads. Ruby the Little Red Ice Cream Van serves ice cream to end the day. The Newstead Brewing Co. completes this food market’s dining experience and meets the needs of thirsty diners by serving some of the best ciders and wines.

The Food Truck Hub

Address: Ann and Chester Streets, Fortitude Valley

Website: The Food Truck Hub

Opening hours: 6 pm - 9 pm

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2. Eat Street Northshore

Eat street northshore
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Misaochan2 used under CC BY-SA 4.0

There is nothing like Eat Street anywhere in the world. There are about 180 dining and entertainment shipping containers that are converted into food stalls with live music, bars, hole in the wall joints and cafes with live entertainment that add colour to Brisbane. The Saturday night performances are the best. The food is reasonably priced and plentiful making it hard to choose. It is a very friendly atmosphere with lots of food and drinks and shopping too. There is a variety of food to choose like pasta, pizza, dumplings, burgers, curries, sodas and drinks. Fond of desserts spots? No need to look for one as this place serves desserts, too. It is the ideal choice to spend the weekend with family or friends. As it is on the riverfront, having ample seating area, it is a pleasant place to have a get-together or party.

Eat Street Northshore

Address: 221D Macarthur Avenue, Hamilton, QLD 4007

Website/ Facebook page: Eat Street Northshore

Opening hours: Fri and Sat 4 pm to 10 pm, Sunday 12 noon to 8pm

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3. The Collective Markets

The Collective Market South Bank, Brisbane
Source: Photo by user Kgbo used under CC BY-SA 4.0

The Collective Markets are located in the heart of South Bank, which is Brisbane’s top entertainment and cultural destination. It offers an exciting range of arts, crafts, homeware, organic produce, designer fashion, purses, souvenirs, jewellery and much more. It is a haven for craftsmen and entrepreneurs to showcase their goods. The artisan markets are quite popular with the locals and tourists and a great place to buy a special gift for someone. It is the best place for a short visit when in South Bank and its proximity to various eateries adds to its attraction. You will also find artists singing and dancing in the evenings.

The Collective Markets

Address: 29 Stanley St Plaza, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia

Website: The Collective Markets

Opening hours: Friday 5 pm - 9 pm, Saturday 10 am - 9 pm, Sunday 9 am - 4 pm

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4. The Sunset Social

Editor’s note: establishment is permanently closed

The Sunset Social is located in West End’s Davies Park. It is a grand community-based entertainment and food festival every fortnight. Here you can enjoy all the food, fun and music with your family. All the action starts when the sun goes down. The little children can have fun on the jumping castle, the animal farm or play giant Jenga and Connect 4. It is pet-friendly and the entry is free. It has the likes of The Roaming Pig, Divine Doughnuts, Flavours of Eataly, Shanks’A Lot and Wild Rissole among other vendors. Enjoy the live music from local artists and watch the sunset as you sip a drink from the bar.

The Sunset Social

Address: Davies Park, West End QLD 4101, Australia

Website: The Sunset Social

Opening hours: Friday 5 pm - 9:30 pm

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5. Mt Gravatt Marketta

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

This market takes place every Saturday at the Mt Gravatt Showgrounds on Logan Road. It has free parking and when you enter in there are many seating areas with tables and chairs and lots of food stalls around with a lot of choices from different countries, awesome wine, beer and cocktails.

The prices are very reasonable and it is all undercover. There is a bar and live music entertainment. It is the best market for fresh fruits and vegetables. It is the ideal place to catch up with family and friends. There are a lot of things to see and do and the market is open irrespective of the weather. A great place to eat, relax and enjoy the music.

Mt Gravatt Marketta

Address: 41 Broadwater Rd, Mount Gravatt QLD 4122, Australia

Website: Mt Gravatt Marketta

Opening hours: Saturday 4 pm - 9 pm

Price: 2 USD per adult

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6. Brisbane Vegan Market

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

TGIF! We are counting down the days until we can fill our bellies and hearts at the next BVM! • BRISBANE VEGAN...

Posted by Brisbane Vegan Markets on Friday, September 17, 2021

The Brisbane Vegan Market is located in Russel and Boundary Street in West End. It is open on 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month. It is a one-stop shop for everything vegan from food, drinks, confectionery, health products, cosmetics, lifestyle products and clothing.

You can indulge in your favourite vegan eats from vegan-friendly vendors like I Should Coco, Tibetan Momo, Flour of Life, Green Street Foods, Pippa’s Pantry and many others. Live acoustic acts are on hand to keep the crowds entertained and there is a kid’s corner for the little ones to enjoy. It is a great place to get refreshed.

Brisbane Vegan Market

Address: 56 Russell St, West End QLD 4101, Australia

Website/ Facebook page: Brisbane Vegan Market

Opening hours: Sunday 9 am - 3 pm

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7. Bris Style Indie Twilight Market

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by BrisStyle on Sunday, March 6, 2022

The Bris Style Indie Twilight Market is located in Brisbane and is open on Tuesdays. It is lit with lanterns and looks like an illuminated city hall with accompanying jazz band. Under the historic clocktower are the largest number of stalls peddling quality handmade goods.

There are over 100 artisans represented here. It is made up of a community of like-minded people who are organised and supportive. Most of the items sold here are recycled and handmade from everything imaginable. You can expect cards, jewellery, bags, cushions, watches, crochet caps, brooches, accessories and many more.

Bris Style Indie Twilight Market

Address: 105 Florence St, Wynnum QLD, Brisbane

Website/ Facebook page: Bris Style Indie Twilight Market

Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9:30 am - 2 pm

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8. The Finders Keepers Market

The Finders Keepers 2011. Melbourne.
Source: Photo by Flickr user Nani Puspasari used under CC BY-ND 2.0

The Finders Keepers Markets is the awesome festival-style event bringing together the latest fashion designers and local independent makers of Australia. It is found in the Marquee, Brisbane Showgrounds in Bowen Hill. The markets have a festive vibe combining design, art, good food, live music and a fun community under one roof. It is open from Friday till Saturday and Sunday. It is a massive three-day event meticulously planned with over 200 independent art and design stalls. It also features beverage stalls, live music, a bar, fresh coffee and food trucks so everyone can enjoy. The market tours around Australia every year and the design and art fair is well known making it the perfect place to pick up handmade goodies for any season.

The Finders Keepers Market

Address: Brisbane Showgrounds, The Marquee Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, Brisbane QLD 4006

Website: The Finders Keepers Market

Opening hours: 9 am - 5 pm

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9. Boundary Street Markets

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

The Boundary Street Markets are held in the heart of West End also known as the Absoe site and is open on Friday and Saturday. It is a food and fashion, artisan and farmer’s market housed in the warehouses, factories and garages of the historic Peter’s ice cream factory.

There is plenty of street food, live art exhibitions, music, shopping for homewares, clothing, furniture and also fruits and vegetables. Every weekend the carpark comes alive as a hub for emerging artists, designers, collectors, vintage items and reclaimed goods.

Boundary Street Markets

Address: 56 Russell St, West End QLD 4101, Australia

Website: Boundary Street Markets

Opening hours: Friday and Saturday 4 pm - 10 pm

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10. Twilight Makers Market, Cleveland

The Twilight Makers Market is located in Cleveland on the boardwalk of the Raby Bay Harbour. It features amazing creative and handmade goods by the local artisans. It is held once a month and is a great outing for the whole family. There are over 60 stalls of fashion, jewellery, candles, cushions, children’s clothing, plants, homemade produce and gourmet delights.

During Christmas, it is the best place to buy a gift and treats such as caramel apples, homemade fudge and sweets, cakes, jams and preserves, nuts and delicious homemade dips.

Twilight Makers Market

Address: Raby Bay Harbour Park, Shore Street West, Cleveland

Website: Twilight Makers Market

Opening hours: 4 pm - 8 pm

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Explore the best street markets in Brisbane!

Queen Street Mall Brisbane
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Aside from the best jazz bars, Brisbane also buzzes with markets that reflect the flavour and style of the many communities and passions of this sunny city. It trades in everything from food, theatre and amusement. Whether it is after work, or taking the kids out, you will find it all here. You could also visit with your partner and enjoy many romantic things to do. With over 380 stalls and multi-level car park, explore and uncover hidden treasures and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the market.

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