Noosa is proud to yield such delicious fresh local produce, and it’s also delighted to be home to so many talented creatives. So how does Noosa show this off? With exciting markets featuring the best that the area has to offer, from groceries to street food and from hand-painted homewares to local musicians. The people of Noosa love a market, and it’s the perfect opportunity for visitors to indulge in some Noosa culture. Fortunately, there are plenty of fun market day options to choose from.
For the freshest home-grown Noosa produce, look no further than the weekly Noosa Farmers Market. What better way to enjoy a Sunday morning in Paradise than shopping for organic produce, natural skincare solutions, delicious homemade goods, and an array of beautifully hand-crafted products? Indulge in a tasty breakfast and the finest coffee in the area as you listen to local musicians playing in the background – it’s a feast for all of the senses.
Possibly the most renowned market in the area, the Eumundi Markets have been delighting locals and tourists alike with a sustainable Saturday morning shopping experience for over 40 years. It’s a short way out of Noosa, with shuttle buses and public transport making the journey easy and oh so worthwhile. They have a strict policy stating that all sale items must have been grown, made or designed by the seller, to ensure only the finest local items are for sale. Fall in love with a wide range of handmade items, from food to furniture to fashion, before relaxing with a rejuvenating massage.
For a market with a view, look no further than Noosa Marina Market, located on the deck overlooking the idyllic Noosa River every Sunday morning. The atmosphere is brought to life by the music and entertainment from both local talent and interstate guests, as shoppers browse the array of arts, crafts, and local produce. When you finish shopping, simply jump on the ferry to enjoy a relaxing and scenic journey home, with plenty of lovely places to stop along the way.
A short way down the coast from Noosa, you will discover Peregian Beach, home of the Peregian Beach Markets held on the first and third Sunday morning of each month. Many of the designs and artists featured here are inspired by the coastal lifestyle and general vibe of the area. Wander through eclectic stalls selling a variety of fashion, homewares, food, and vintage items. When you tire of shopping, there’s a pleasant beach for you to relax, enjoy, and take a swim!
Alternatively spend your Sunday venturing to Cooran for the Cooran Village Markets, which is held on the first and third Sundays of the month in support of the Noosa Shire Museum. The market makes for a fantastic morning venture for all of the family, with handmade and second-hand goods ranging from furniture and jewellery to arts and crafts, to plants and records.
With so many market options to choose from, you may have to extend your stay!