Whether you’re staying in the area or looking for a day trip destination near Brisbane these markets here are the real deal. They say you’ve never truly visited a market until you’ve been to a good ole country town, and here in Moreton Bay we have a few. These quaint hinterland communities are bursting with character and boy do they know how to host a friendly gathering. So pack your day bag, leave your lunch at home and enjoy a little bit of country hospitality at these markets near Brisbane.
We’re starting off strong with the Dayboro Markets. These markets near Brisbane are just a short drive north of the big city and take place on the 1st Sunday of each month. With copious amounts of local produce, honey and homemade goods these markets should be on everyone’s list. What else you may ask? Well, if you’re keen to start off your own home-grown garden then this is the place to begin. They really do have all the seedlings and plants you can dream of. So, take your time to meander through these great local stalls and breath in the fresh hinterland air, you’re not going to want to go home once you’ve tasted this small-town lifestyle.
When: 1st Sunday of each month (except January) and run from 8am – 12pm
Where: Cnr of William & Heatherwood streets, opposite the IGA and the Dayboro Bakery.
Learn more about the Dayboro Markets HERE
Join the Samford Valley Community at these weekend markets on the 2nd Saturday of each month. With unique handmade gifts and goods, there is sure to be some lucky little finds. Samford Valleys sweeping views and stunning backdrops provide the best ambience with St Paul’s Anglican Church being the prime location. So, take you time to amble your way through the 40 to 50 business stalls and enjoy everything that is Samford’s country charm at these Queensland markets.
When: 2nd Saturday of the month, 7am-12pm Feb - Nov | 3pm - 7pm Dec | No markets in Jan
Where: 12 Mount Samson Road, Samford Valley QLD, Australia
Learn more about the Samford Valley Markets HERE
Did someone say local produce? Well, if that’s what you’re after, then you’re in the right spot. Skip your weekly woolies run and come on down to the Samford Mini Fresh Food Markets. These Moreton Bay Region farmers markets provide the best opportunity to fill your fridge with fresh quality fruit and veg. While you’re there take the time to browse the great selection in front of you, and if you’re lucky you might even meet the grower behind the goods. There are plenty of crepes and coffee on offer too, so make sure you get in early and leave lots of time to wander around this quaint weekend market near Brisbane.
When: 4th Saturday of the month (except December), 7am - 12pm.
Where: St Paul's Anglican Church
Learn more about the Samford Mini Fresh Food Markets HERE
Welcome to the historic town of Woodford. If you want to slow down and meander your way through a classic rural market, then this is the place for you. Start you morning with a coffee and find all those little country goodies you can’t get in the big city. Whether you’re on the hunt for the perfect homemade relish or looking for that niche gift for that special someone, these eccentric markets have everything you could want. After you’ve spent your morning exploring the many market stalls, you’re going to want to head on over to the Woodford Museum and Art Gallery. Here you can learn a little bit about the town, soak in the country atmosphere and listen to stories of yesteryear.
When: 3rd Sunday of the month from 7am – 12pm
Where: Binambi Place, Archer Street, Woodford
Learn more about the Woodford Country Markets HERE