Because of changes to the market times and locations in the Toowoomba region, here's an up-to-date listing, as at 2019. Enjoy shopping, eating, exploring the region and relaxing with friends and family.
When: Every Saturday 7am - 12pm Where: Under the windmills at Cobb & Co, Lindsay St, Toowoomba City. Contact: 0475 703 643 What: Wide variety of fresh produce, local wines, honey, handmade cards, coffee van, live music.
When: Last Sunday of month 9am - 2pm
Where: Bunya Ave, Bunya Mts, 90 mins from Toowoomba.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 07 4668 3126
What: Over 30 amazing handmade stalls, plus Bunya nut delicacies, burgers, pies, Devonshire tea, sweets, coffee at Poppies on the Hill.
Cabarlah Country Markets have an extensive range of stalls in a bush setting.
When: Last Sunday of month (2nd in Dec) 7:30am - 12:30pm
Where: 9856 New England Hwy, Cabarlah
Contact: 07 4696 8152
What: Crafts, arts, trash and treasure, furniture, tools, pet accessories, glassware, produce, shrubs, hearty breakfast, coffee, hot food, Devonshire tea and more. ATM on site.
NB: Due to health and safety regulations, please leave Fido at home.
When: 1st Sunday of month 7:30am - 12:30pm
Where: Centenary Park, cnr Curnow St & New England Hwy, Crows Nest
What: Arts & crafts, chickens, Guinea fowl, shrubs, scarves, metal work, sweets, original conserves and jams, knitwear including beanies, aprons, sausage sizzle and more.
When: 2nd Saturday of month 7am - 12pm
Where: Ma Ma Creek Community Centre, Gatton-Clifton Rd, Ma Ma Creek. Head towards Warwick from Toowoomba, south of Grantham.
Contact: 0407 122 325
What: Artisan soaps by Froth & Bubble, handmade items, woodwork, fresh produce, German wurst, honey, sausage sizzle, muffins, coffee, café, plus meet friendly locals.
Date claimer: The Ma Ma Creek Exhibition is a must see on 27 July 2019, same location.
When: Every 2nd & 4th Sunday 8am - 12pm
Where: Showgrounds, 8 High St, Stanthorpe
Contact: 0417 760 529
What: Hand crafted items. In their words: 'If it's made, baked, sewn or grown, quality arts and crafts with a local flavour'.
Unbeatable prices on succulents and a wide variety of goods at Murphy's Creek Markets.
When: 3rd Saturday of month 7am - 12:30pm
Where: Murphy's Creek Tavern, 3 Thursa St, Murphy's Creek, 15 minute drive from Toowoomba.
Contact: 07 4630 5999
What: Bargains on succulents, children's clothing, Brandis Home Grown preserves, sauces and chutneys, fresh produce, books, quality goods, swags, bric-a-brac, friendly locals, Cheeki's Coffee, live entertainment and more.
Please note, these markets are no longer operating:
Abbie Lane Twilight Markets, Highfields
Markets at the Manor, Highfields
It's a beautiful drive to Murphy's Creek Markets from Toowoomba.