Four Must-Do Nambour Markets

Four Must-Do Nambour Markets

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Posted 2024-05-21 by Elainefollow
Gateway to the Hinterland

Nambour, the town originally known as Petrie’s Creek, was renamed Nambour in 1891. Derived from the Aboriginal word ‘naamba’, referring to the red-flowering tea-tree (callistemon viminalis), Nambour was renamed after the Nambour cattle station.*

Gateway to the Hinterland is the destination for market lovers - Image: Nambour Rummagers Market FB


Perfectly located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, Nambour is affectionately referred to as the ‘Gateway to the Hinterland’ and is a bustling destination jam-packed with diversity, character and charm. Rich in historical culture, Nambour showcases a selection of markets offering visitors an array of delightful sounds and flavours - all designed to tantalise the senses and ignite the spirit of a community.

Markets are much more than just a shopping destination - as we all well know - they’re a kaleidoscope of local produce, artisan crafts and eclectic treasures from around the region. From freshly-picked fruits and vegetables and organic delights to handcrafted jewellery, clothing and preloved, there is always something to captivate every visitor.

Always something to captivate every visitor - Image: www.iamnambour.com


No matter whether you’re a seasoned market-goer or perhaps a first-time visitor, the array of Nambour’s markets offer experiences like no other - a celebration of diversity, creativity and the vibrant spirit of The Gateway to the Hinterland.

NAMBOUR TWILIGHT MARKETS
HELD ON THE 2ND FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH, 4.30pm to 8.30pm
SHORT STREET, NAMBOUR

2nd Friday of every month - Image: Nambour Twilight Markets FB


Come along to Nambour on the second Friday of every month for the family-friendly Twilight Markets held in Short Street. Visitors can indulge in a world of culinary delights, provided by a variety of food trucks, whilst enjoying the community ambience.

Meander in and around the stalls and take some time out to meet the people running them, all eager to share a story or two, whilst you de-stress and enjoy your Friday kickstart to the weekend.

Stop for a chat whilst enjoying the shopping delights - Image: Nambour Twilight Markets FB


The Nambour Twilight Markets’ entertainment is always amazing, with everything from a flame thrower to the colourfully-costumed belly dancers and of course, the must-have, live music! Kick back after a long week under a starlit canopy and appreciate the performances by talented local musicians.

Whether you’re a food lover, a shopper, a music lover or someone who just loves markets, Nambour Twilight Markets has something on offer to suit everyone.

Keen on joining in as a stall holder? Follow this highlighted link for an application form.

RUMMAGER’S MARKET
HELD ON THE 3RD SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH, 9.00am to 12.00noon
NAMBOUR FORECOURT, CORNER OF CURRIE AND BURY STREETS, NAMBOUR

Step into a world of timeless treasures at the Rummager's Market - Image: Nambour Rummager's Market FB


Step into a world of timeless treasures and artisanal wonders at the Nambour Rummager’s Market , where every corner is a treasure trove of vintage gems and pre-loved delights.

From clothing with a story to tell, to quirky accessories that add panache to any outfit, vintage lovers have the opportunity to indulge their passion for all things retro and pre-loved.

All things retro and pre-loved - Image: Nambour Rummagers Market


But, these are not the only delights to be found at the Rummager’s Market … visitors will be fascinated by the artistry of handmade crafts, where each and every piece is a labour of love and a testament to creativity.

If you’re on the hunt for that special something that is unique or love the joy of trawling for treasure, the Rummager’s Market promises a memorable feast for the senses. Come along on the third Sunday of every month and discover the magic of vintage, preloved and handmade treasures that breathe new life into every moment.

If you would love to get involved or to book a stall, please follow this highlighted link.

NAMBOUR TOWN SQUARE MARKETS
HELD EVERY THURSDAY, 8.00am to 2.00pm
NAMBOUR TOWN SQUARE, LOWE STREET, NAMBOUR

Every Thursday, 8.00am to 2.00pm - Image: Nambour Town Square Market FB


Commonly known as The Village Market, Nambour Town Square Markets is held every Thursday in the Nambour Town Square. Market lovers will find everything from empanadas to cakes to Indian street food to clothing to coffee and even hand-crafted goods, with everything else you can think of in-between, including fruit and vegetables.

If you’re keen on having a stall at the Town Square Markets, it’s as easy as sending an email to [email protected]

NAMBOUR INDOOR MARKETS
HELD EVERY SUNDAY, 8.00am to 1.00pm
DANCE ART ETC, 120 CURRIE STREET, NAMBOUR

An all-weather market held every Sunday - Image: Nambour Indoor Market FB


The Indoor Market in Nambour is still very much a newcomer to the market scene, having only just commenced at the beginning of April. This market is an all-weather market that showcases handmade arts and crafts, ceramics, crystals, candles, jewellery, Reiki, face painting and so much more.

If you would like to enquire about having your own stall at the Nambour Indoor Markets, please email [email protected]

With a market happening every week in Nambour, market lovers have a fantastic selection to choose from. Bookmark the locations and your preferred days, pack your shopping bags and head to Nambour for a unique day out at the Gateway to the Hinterland.

*Information courtesy of www.heritage.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

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