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Eumundi market

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The famous Eumundi market operates every Saturday and Wednesday morning. Over 250 exciting stores offer handicrafts local produce and many other delights. A policy of careful selection of stall holders ensures only the best items and crafts are available for purchase.

Eumundi market

The Original Eumundi Markets was founded in 1979 by two local artists who came up with the idea of starting an ‘artisans and farmers’ markets in the European style. Eumundi township has long been a drawcard for people wanting to live a more simple life, away from the mad rush of city life and as such has some amazingly gifted artists, craftspeople, writers, spiritualists and poets, just to name a few.
The original ethos behind this massively popular market is “we make it, bake it, grow it, sew it”, and that continues on today, and you won’t find anything mass produced or not aligned to this belief that was set over 30 years ago.

There are now over 600 stalls within the market precinct and has an average of over 1.6 million visitors annually, from all over the world! It certainly is a market to delight the senses. Foodies will be in their element with seafood, laksa, paella, quality coffee and chocolate, old fashioned ginger beer and lemonade, freshly baked breads, locally made cheeses and much more.

For those of you who are into collecting fine things you’ll find handmade toys, sculpture, crafted furniture, hand blown glass, exquisite jewellery. There are home wares, beautiful fabrics, clothing, shoes and bags, as well as organic skin care, hair care and cosmetics.

Brilliant local talent entertain the crowds with a variety of music covering the whole spectrum, world music, tribal rhythms, jazz, country and blues. Take a break from shopping and sit back with a bite to eat, a refreshing drink and absorb the sights and sounds around you.

When: Wednesdays - 8am – 1.30pm
Saturdays - 6.30am – 2pm
Where: Centre of Eumundi township – Memorial Drive. Eumundi is 20km west of Noosa Heads on the Sunshine Coast
Cost: Free
Parking: The main car park is on the corner of Albert St and Napier Rd
Info: Disabled access, public toilets, no pets, great activities for children

Regular buses operate from Noosa to Eumundi and also many local tour operators offer an excursion. The markets are easy to find in the centre of Eumundi with parking signposted.

Listed below is a great tour that takes in the Eumundi Markets, just click on it to find out more information and to book.

Eumundi Markets and Wine Tour Combo    

If you would like a great full day tour, why not combine your Eumundi Markets morning excursion with a fantastic Afternoon Wine Tour? You have the choice to stay in Eumundi for a couple more relaxing hours exploring the historic town or lunching at one of the award winning cafe's or restaurants or return to Noosa for lunch on Hastings Street, Gympie Terrace or Noosa Harbour Town before joining the Afternoon Wine Tour.

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