One of the lesson you would learn if you stay in Kangaroo land long enough is you do not need to spend big money to enjoy life.

Great music, great food, companions, are not those all you need for weekend?


A FAQ (frequently asked question) is “ what does australians do in weekend?”

To be honest, compare to a lot of cities and countries, the entertainment industry in Australia might not be as established, but talking about weekend markets? It is everywhere!

So where to go on weekend? Markets!

It is in the market you truly experience the unique vibe in Australia, that laidback and chilling vibe.

1. Surfer Paradise Beachfront Markets

Location: Surfer Paradise


Opening time: Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday  3-8 pm

2. Night Quarters

Location 1 Town Centre Drive, Helensvale


Opening hour: Every Friday and Saturday  4-10pm

Entrance Fee: $3

3. Village Markets

Location: Burleigh Heads State High School.

Opening hour: Every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month  8.30am -1pm


4. Miami Maeketta Street Food

Location: 23 Hillcrest Parade, Miami, QLD 4220

Opening hour: Tapas Club Wednesday 5-9pm; Street Food Market Friday 5-10 pm and Saturday 4-10pm


5. China Town Street Market

Location: China Town Gold Coast

Opening hour: 1st Saturday of each month. 4pm – 10pm


6. Sanctuary Market

Location: Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, on the Village Green (on the corner of Tomewin St & Teemangum St)

Opening hour: Every Friday 4pm – 9pm


IG: #SanctuaryMarket