Don't forget your coin purse...Here's the best Coast markets
WHETHER it's fruit, vegetables, meat, toys, flowers, art or jewellery you're looking for there's plenty of market spots to get them on the Coast.
We've put together a list of some of the best! Add them to your market checklist and see if you can tick them all off.
Big Pineapple Market
Fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, chicken, seafood, delicatessen products and specialty goods.
From 6.30am to 1pm at The Big Pineapple, Nambour Connection Rd, Woombye. Visit http://www.bigpineapple.com.au.
Original artworks, sculptures, furniture, handmade toys, homewares, and skincare, fashion and jewellery. There's fresh fruit and vegetables, breads, cheeses and yoghurts to take home.
From 7am to 2pm at 80 Memorial Drv, Eumundi. Visit http://www.eumundimarkets.com.au.
Kawana Waters Farmers Markets
Showcasing some of the finest and freshest produce of the region, organic fruits and vegetables and gourmet condiments.
From 7am to midday at the Kawana State College, Sportsmans Pde, Kawana. Visit www.kawanawatersfarmersmarket.com.au
Fresh produce, plants, artistic hand produced cards, jewellery, country decor, incense, cosmetics, books, specialty pet products and more.
From 8am to 1pm at the School of Arts Memorial Hall, Old Landsborough Rd, Landsborough. Find them on Facebook.
Suncoast Growers Markets
Fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers.
From 6.30am to midday at the Suncoast Christian College parking grounds, Kiel Mountain Road, Woombye.
Plants, local produce, second-hand items and deli produce.
From 6am to midday at the Yandina Sports Grounds, Wonga Park. Find them on Facebook.
Caloundra Country and Farmers Market
Coins, collectables, books, art, handcrafts and handmade clothes. Fruit and Asian vegetables, Maleny yoghurt and cheeses, bread, cakes and jam and plants.
From 6am to noon at Currimundi State School, 17 Buderim St, Currimundi. Phone Bob 0401 482 949.
Caloundra Street Fair
Arts and crafts, family entertainment, fresh produce and flowers.
From 8am to 1pm in Bulcock St, Caloundra. Find them on Facebook
Cooroy Grassroots Market
Craft, food, music, art, vintage, second hand/recycling, face painting, flowers, plants, fruit and veg.
From 8am to 1pm at Cooroy Memorial Hall, Maple St, Cooroy. Call Jessica 0400 681 400.
Cotton Tree Markets
You'll find fashion, jewellery, original artworks, sculptures, skincare, pottery, shells, plants, baking, homewares, kids toys and more.
From 7am to midday in King St, Cotton Tree. Visit www.cottontreemarkets.com.au.
Fishermans Road Markets
Fruit and vegies, new and pre-loved clothing, pet treats, hand tools, books, popcorn, fresh seafood, second hand items, baby goods, plants and seedlings, home made toys and furniture, aquarium fish.
From 6am to midday on Fishermans Rd, Maroochydore. Phone Mooloolaba Lions Club 0429 109 149.
Maleny Art Craft & Collectables Market
Fresh organic produce, an organic Fair Trade Cafe, arts and crafts, antiques and collectables, books, jewellery, candles, soap, jams and pickles, hot food, massage and more.
From 8am to 2pm at the RSL Hall, Bunya St, Maleny. Visit www.malenymarkets.weebly.com
Maleny Handicraft Markets
From 8am to 2pm at the Community Hall, 23 Maple St, Maleny. For more information call 0418 733 013.
Noosa Farmers Markets
Fresh organic produce, marinades and sauces, skin care products, nuts and seeds, olives and tapenades, herbs and just-caught seafood, bread, cheeses and coffee.
From 7am to midday at the Noosa Aussie Rules Football Club on Weyba Rd, Noosaville, www.noosafarmersmarket.
Noosa Marina Markets
Art, craft and local produce market on the deck and overlooking the Noosa River. From 8am to 2pm at 2 Parkyn Crt, Tewantin. Visit http://www.noosamarina.com.au.
Original artworks, sculptures, furniture, handmade toys, homewares, and skincare, as well as fashion and jewellery by local designers. Fruit and vegetables, breads, cheeses and yoghurts to take home. There's also plenty of local talent with world-music, country tunes or tribal rhythms.
From 8am to 1.30 at 80 Memorial Drv, Eumundi. Visit http://www.eumundimarkets.com.au.
Cooroy Community Market
Lots of crafts, fruit and vegies, flowers, books, ladies and children's fashions and honey.
From 7am to 1pm at the Cooroy Memorial Hall, Maple St, Cooroy. Find them on Facebook
Nambour Village Square Market
Fresh produce, arts and crafts, unique hand-sewn clothing, gourmet goodies, freshly baked goods and various bric-a-brac.
From 9am to 2pm in the Nambour Town Square "The Vill" on Lowe St.
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Coolum Twilight Markets
Held annually during the Christmas/New Year holiday period, stalls offer craft, clothing, jewellery, produce and more.
Every Friday night during summer school holidays from 4pm to 8pm at Tickle Park, Coolum Beach. Visit http://www.coolum.com.au.
Crystal Waters Market
Local organic fresh produce, sourdough organic bread, vegetable seedlings, herbs, raw honey, gourmet foods, handmade soaps. Reflexology, acupuncture and massage.
On the first Saturday of every month (except January) from 8am to midday at 65 Kilcoy Lane, Conondale. Visit http://www.crystalwaters.org.au.
Markets on the Green
Aboriginal art, candles, cleaning products, fudge, flowers, natural therapy kids vintage and collectibles.
On the fourth Sunday of every month from 10am to 3pm at the Palmwoods Bowls Club, corner Nicklin and Chevallum roads, Palmwoods.
Montville Local Produce Market
Locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables, flowers and plants, home made produce, fresh breads and cakes, organic foods and fair trade coffee, and natural juices and gardening products.
On the second Saturday of every month from 7am to midday at the Village Hall, Main St, Montville. Visit www.montvillevillageassociation.com.au.
Nights on Ocean
Retro, artists, designer stalls, pop-up bars, music and gourmet foods.
On the second Friday of every month from 5pm to 9pm at Ocean St Maroochydore. Visit http://www.nightsonocean.com.au.
Peregian Beach Markets
Art, craft, up cycled, recycled, created, designed, manufactured, handmade, home grown, organic and fair trade.On the first and third Sunday of the month from 7am to 12.30pm at the Peregian Beach Surf Club, Kingfisher Drv, Peregian Beach. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, visit http://www.facebook.com/peregian
beachmarket or call 0428 190 055.
Pomona Country Market
Fresh produce, plants and seedlings, herbs, crafts and bric-a-brac, etc.
On the second and fourth Saturday of the month from 6.30am to midday at Stan Topper Park, Memorial Ave, Pomona, http://www.pomonainc.org.