Guide to the Best Gold Coast Markets

The Gold Coast offers a fascinating and diverse array of markets to satisfy every need, from art and craft to fashion, fresh produce, gifts and knick knacks.

Here’s our guide to the best Gold Coast markets.

Burleigh Esplanade Markets

Where: Justin’s Park, The Esplanade, Burleigh Heads
When: Last Sunday of each month
Open: 8am to 2pm

Best for: Art and craft, fashion, fresh produce, gifts and knick knacks.

The Village Markets Burleigh Heads

Where: Burleigh Heads State School, Lower Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads
When: First and Third Sunday of each month
Open: 8.30am to 1pm

Best for: Fashion, jewellery, pre-loved and vintage clothing, yummy street food, live music.

Burleigh Heads Farmers Markets

Where: Burleigh Heads State School, Lower Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads
When: Every Saturday
Open: 7am to 12pm

Best for: Fresh local produce,  gourmet foods and deli items, artisan bread and pasta, meat and fish, fresh flowers and plants, as well as healing arts, handmade crafts and clothing, collectibles and some bric a brac.

Burleigh Car Boot Sale

Where: Stocklands Shopping Centre Carpark, West Burleigh Road, Burleigh Heads
When: Second Sunday of the month
Open: 5am to 10.30am

Best for: Used and new household items, bric-a-brac, clothing and more.

Hide and Seek Children’s Market Miami

Where: Miami High School, 2137-2205 Gold Coast Highway, Miami
When: Fourth Saturday of the month
Open: 9am to 1pm

Best for: Beautifully crafted children’s clothing, accessories, toys, décor, furnishings, food trucks, live music and activities for the kids.

Carrara Markets

Where: Gooding Drive, Carrara
When: Every Saturday and Sunday
Open: 7am to 3pm

Best for: One of the largest markets it has absolutely everything! The original home of discount shopping when it comes to fresh produce, fashion, homewares, pots, plants, bric a brac, souvenirs, arts and crafts and just about everything else.

Carrara Markets is a popular family day out, with plenty of food outlets, buskers, pony rides, baby animal farm, bungy trampolines and face painters. 

Many of the local Burleigh Heads Markets are only a short stroll from your accommodation staying at Burleigh Esplanade Apartments.  Our fully self-contained holiday apartments are located directly across the road from beautiful Burleigh Beach. Choose from 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom apartments, and enjoy our full compliment of onsite facilities including swimming pool, spa, full sized tennis court and more. Book your Burleigh Gold Coast accommodation today.