Ipswich has some great regular markets with everything from produce to arts and craft and handmade artisan items!
The Ipswich Showgrounds are hosting Twilight Events, monthly themed markets set under the festoon fig trees and market grounds from 4pm to 9pm. These markets offer tasty foods, retro and crafty stalls, interactive children’s activities and entertainment with occasional rides, competitions, car shows and much more.
It costs $5 to enter and children under 12 are free.
Markets are usually held on the first Saturday of the month, with a few exceptions for special events like Halloween.
The Springfield Markets have changed up their days, now they’re being held at Robelle Domain on the first Sunday of every month from 8am-1pm and at Orion Springfield Central’s Main St, on the third Sunday of the month from 9am-4pm.
On offer is collectable items, great food, music, gems and jewellery, plants, art and photography and much more!
The markets are also dog friendly.
The monthly Ripley markets are back on the second Saturday of the month running 3pm-8pm at Providence, Ripley Valley.
There will be food trucks, live music, entertainment, arts, craft, plants and home wares and more at the dog friendly event.
Riverlink Market Zone
Offering a unique selection of crafts, stalls and live music plus being right outside the Riverlink Shopping Centre, the Riverlink Market Zone is a shoppers paradise!
They run the second Sunday of every month from 8.30am-3pm in the East Mall, near the Reject Shop, along the river and in the Gasometer.
And shops are open at Riverlink from 9am on Saturdays!
The Handmade Markets are now running at Tulmur Place in the new Nicholas St precinct in Ipswich’s main street.
Here you can find everything handmade from jams to clothes, homewares and much more!
At the moment the markets are running the second Saturday of the month from 9am-1pm from March to November, check their Facebook for updates.