If you’re spending some time in Cairns exploring the local beaches and scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef, it’s well-recommended to check out the local Cairns markets. Try some new food, grab a few cheap bargains, and enjoy the great atmosphere! These fun Cairns can be found happening each week, and they’re well worth checking out.
On the Holloways beachfront the Holloways Markets are the only markets in Cairns to happen on the beach! Held on the second Sunday of every month, this unique market offers hot food and coffee, fresh fruit and vegetables, clothing, jewellery, arts and crafts, plants, toys, and more. After exploring the markets make a day of it by swimming and sunbathing on the beautiful beach.
Try out the region’s best produce and homemade food at the Palm Cove Markets at Williams Esplanade. This market is also known for its local arts and crafts, live music, and fun activities for kids. The Palm Cove Markets are held every first Sunday of the month.
For a completely different market atmosphere, the Cairns Night Markets happen every night from 5pm to 11pm at The Esplanade in the Cairns CBD. Browse, stroll, eat, and leave with a few fun bargains. The relaxing Cairns Esplanade and its evening markets is the perfect romantic night out for couples!
Rusty’s Market is another market well worth checking out. This popular market is known for being one of the most well-known markets in Australia! Happening on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from early morning to late afternoon, this market offers secondhand clothing items, jewellery, coffee, chocolates – and more! Head to the Cairns CBD and just ask the locals where to find Rusty’s.
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