The Gold Coast is a high voltage tourist paradise. With many million transitory populations crowding its beautiful golden shore every year, it has, over the decades, become a thriving centre for commerce and retail. From numerous hotels, motels and other Gold Coast accommodation options to a diverse range of restaurants, pubs, clubs, and a wide choice in shopping and other essentials, the Gold Coast markets is rich with varied hues. Here’s a quick guide to the must see Gold Coast markets.

Gold Coast Markets

Broadbeach Art and Craft Market – Offers an eclectic mix of traditional and modern arts and craft. It’s located at Kurrawa Park.
Open on 1 and 3 Sunday of every month;
Time: 8.00am – 2.30pm

Broadbeach Lantern Market – This market is open only during July, August and September. It’s located at the Broadbeach Mall.
Open: Every Friday
Time: 6.00pm – 10.00pm

Burleigh Arts and Craft Market – An excellent place to pick up locally made souvenirs, handicrafts and more. It’s located at Justin’s Park.
Open: Last Sunday of every month
Time: 8.00am – 2.30pm

Monaco Markets – A good place to pick up hi-end fashion wear, exotic plants, jewellery, and crafts. It’s located at the Monaco Centre (corner of Monaco Street and the Rio Vista Boulevard) at the Broadbeach.
Open: 2 and last Sunday of every month
Time: 8:00 am -12:00 noon

Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets – Everyone know about these! It’s located at the Esplanade.
Open: Every Friday night
Time: 5.30pm – 10.00pm

Gold Coast Farmers Markets

Bundall Farmers Market – Popular for its fresh and local produce. It’s is organised by the Gold Coast Turf Club, located on the Racecourse Drive (off Ashmore Road).
Open: 2 and 4 Sunday of every month
Time: 7.00am – 12.30pm

Miami Organic Farmers Market – The only market in the Queensland state that sells 100% organic certified produce. It’s organised at the Miami State High School.
Open: Every Sunday
Time: 6.00am-11.00am