On the Sunshine Coast the weekends are all about markets, with enough markets to keep you busy all weekend, and a huge array of wares available from local producers. If you are looking for some Woombye accommodation, a stay at the Sunshine Coast Motor Lodge will put you in the heart of the action. You’ll be able to spend your weekend perusing the wonderful food and crafts of the area at any/or all of our wonderful markets.
This heritage-listed Sunshine Coast tourist attraction has been around since 1971, and is known for its 16 metre tall pineapple landmark, which is situated on the 23 hectare property. Over the years the Big Pineapple has steadily evolved and is now home to the popular Big Pineapple Markets which are on every Saturday from 6:30am-1pm. The markets feature an array of handcrafted food and other items.
If you are staying in Woombye, and in market mode on a Saturday, why not stop in to the Yandina markets on your way through to the Eumundi Markets. The Yandina Markets are a great place to stock up on fruit, veg and cheap plants, and is open from 7am-12pm.
You won’t want to miss the famous Eumundi Markets which is crammed with interesting arts and crafts, music, and a huge number of stalls. Its open Wednesdays and Saturdays, and is the best place on the coast to buy gifts and knick knacks. The best part is that it’s only a 20 minute drive from Nambour!
Fisherman’s Rd Market
Staying until Sunday? Make sure you check out the Maroochydore Fisherman’s Rd Market that is on every Sunday from 6-12pm on the corner of Fisherman’s Road and David Low Way, Maroochydore. These markets have a large array of stalls including food, fruit and vegetables, books, clothing and rides for the kids!
Bulcock St Markets
The great part about being based in the Nambour/Woombye hinterland area is that it’s a mid-point for the whole Sunny Coast. The Bulcock St Markets in Caloundra provide heaps of fun for the whole family, with locally made hand-crafted products and live entertainment, delicious food, fun and sun.
Nambour Village Square Markets
A great midweek market is on every Thursday 9am-2pm at The Village Square in Nambour. You’ll find excellent hand crafted goods, fresh produce and loads of yummy hand-made food on offer, so if you are in the area, why not treat your tastebuds!