Make a day of it at Carrara Markets
Where: Corner of Gooding Drive and Manchester Road, Carrara
When: Every Saturday and Sunday from 7am to 3pm
Running for over 30 years Carrara Markets are Australia's largest permanent market, spread over 24 acres and featuring more than 400 stalls. Visitors will find a wide variety of products including second-hand items, fashion, food, plants, homewares, souvenirs, bric a brac, arts and crafts, books, toys, collectibles and much more.
More than just a market, it’s also a popular place for a family day out with loads of activities for the kids including a very affordable 36 hole indoor and outdoor mini golf course, pony rides, jumping castles, bungy trampolines, baby animal farm, face painting and Lukes Reptile Kingdom!
The site also boasts a large Events Arena which has played host to festivals and shows such as the Carrara Cat Carnival, Plant Sale Spectacular, Father’s Day Classic Car Show, Mother’s Day Psychic and Holistic Fair. There’s even a Unicorn Festival!
To get to Carrara Markets from Bel Air on Broadbeach - just walk across to the bus hub and catch the 736 - 743 744 - 745 or 755 bus to the markets. If you’re driving just take Hooker Blvd until it becomes Gooding Drive - look out for the signs to Carrara Markets. Note: if you’ve already checked out are looking for something to do for a few hours, you can drop your bags at their concierge service located at the Carrara Markets Management Office!
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Posted (Sun September 2018)