Whether you’re heading to Noosa from Brisbane, or en route back; either way. making a stop at Peregian Markets will leave your senses sated and bags filled to the brim. Additionally, you will get the opportunity to experience the town of Peregian Beach. The markets are well-known for providing local produce and have been welcoming locals and tourists for the last 25 years; supplying crafts and festivities for all walks of life.
When and where?
The Peregian Markets take place every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month. In months with five Sundays, an extra market will be held. Reserved for early or late mornings, be sure to get there between 7 am and 12:30 pm. Centrally located, the market is held within the square of Kingfisher Park. The market usually has up to 110 stalls for you to peruse. Bring your swimming togs so that you combine the markets with a quick swim in the waters of Peregian Beach.
If you decide to stay longer, you can make a day out of the markets; as they transition into “Peregian Originals” a traditional concert. This longstanding event challenges local musicians to showcase their newest tunes with only original songs and lyrics. This is a popular excursion for families that want to settle down in the park; bringing a blanket and picnic goods purchased from the markets.
Whats on offer?
The Peregian Markets are a truly local affair; with stalls and vendors showcasing upcycled or handmade goods tailored to their own flair. Find any number of fashionable streetwear, pottery, artwork, jewellery, and gifts. Local organic produce, and homemade pastries, bread, and pickled sauerkraut; other creations or condiments are commonly found to stock the pantry.
As the market is right in town, you can extend your shopping experience; venture into the boutiques, shops, and cafes in Peregian Beach. Nibble on homemade goods found at the market; or pop into a gourmet cafe for the ultimate breakfast or late lunch. Tourists often blend right in with the local community; as its thriving markets filled with lively energy becomes contagious.