Go shopping in Brisbane. Photo courtesy of Brisbane Marketing.

Brisbane Shopping & Markets

Brisbane is full of upcoming designers and concept stores and growing, it won’t be long before we catch up to the bigger cities! Brisbane is a trendy city, and there are plenty of shopping districts to enjoy.

 
  • Queens St Mall is in the city centre and is filled with local and international designers, retail chain stores and boutiques. Enjoy shopping in Australia’s iconic department stores - Myer and David Jones.
  • Elizabeth St Arcade is home to young and local fashion boutiques. Here you will find a great buy that is near impossible to find anywhere else! 
  • James Street, Fortitude Valley is one of Brisbane’s most chic retail and lifestyle precincts, with a range of designer clothing and homewares, as well as restaurants and bars. Stores include Sass and Bide, Kookai and Mimco, to name a few. James Street is also known for its pop up sales of designer labels, and the annual ‘James Street Up Late’ and James St Food and Wine Festival.
  • Latrobe Terrace, Paddington has big labels, boutiques, and fun, quirky fashion. There's also great places to eat so you can refuel in between shopping.
  • Ann Street & Brunswick Street are in Fortitude Valley is a trendy hot spot with fresh local designers.  By night, you'll find great nightclubs and bars.
  • DFO (direct factory outlet) has sales galore! DFO has hundreds of stores and brands on sale every day including Australian favourites Oroton and Lorna Jane.  
  • Boundary St, West End. West End is Brisbane's alternative and quirky suburb with fashion and homewares boutiques, plus endless amounts of vintage - clothing, books, records, furniture.
   


 


Eat street Markets. Photo: Jamie MacFayden,     courtesy of Tourism Australia

Brisbane Night Markets

The Eat Street Markets are at Hamilton, on the riverfront.  Market stalls are set up in shipping containers, making this  very cool and unique dining and entertainment experience. Eat Street Markets are on every weekend from Friday night to Sunday night, and is the perfect place to meet friends and enjoy the sights, sounds and aromas.

Boundary Street Markets are a delicious way to enjoy flavours from all around the world. These markets are alive with music, and entertainment, and are on Friday and Saturday nights and all day Sunday.

Lifestyle Markets - just for fun!

  • The Young Designers Market is at Southbank on the first Sunday of every month. This market is purely young, local and upcoming designers! There are plenty of unique products, and everything you buy support our up and comming new talent. These markets run from 10am - 4pm on Little Stanley St. 
  • Valley Markets, Fortitude Valley have fashion, food and homewares.

  • Southbank Markets is one of Brisbane’s most popular markets, where you will find clothes, jewellery, homewares, gifts, toys and more.
  • Boundary Street, West End. The day time version has market stalls, foodies, music, fresh produce and much more. These markets are slightly alternative but very fun! Open Saturday 9am - 3pm.


Farmers Markets

Each Saturday and Sunday, Brisbane has plenty of farmers’ markets selling fresh local fruit, vegetables and other yummy food. Farmers Markets are a great way to meet the locals, and learn more about different types of produce.

To get you started on your market journey, check out The Gap, Carseldine, Cleveland, Manly, Riverside, Nundah, Eagle Farm, or Rocklea markets.