Port Douglas and its surrounding areas offer a vibrant selection of markets that showcase local produce, arts, crafts, and unique treasures. These markets provide an excellent opportunity for visitors and locals alike to immerse themselves in the region’s culture and discover the talents of local artisans. Here are some of the notable markets in and around Port Douglas
Port Douglas Sunday Market
Held every Sunday at Anzac Park, this market is a must-visit for those seeking a variety of goods. Browse through stalls offering fresh produce, handmade crafts, clothing, jewelry, artwork, and more. It’s a great place to find unique souvenirs and gifts.
Located in Mossman, a short drive from Port Douglas, these markets are held on Saturdays at George Davis Park. Discover local produce, arts, crafts, handmade products, and delicious food. The Mossman Markets are known for their friendly atmosphere and community spirit.
Port Douglas Wednesday Market
This smaller market takes place on Wednesdays at the Crystalbrook Marina. It offers a more intimate setting and features a range of goods, including fresh produce, local products, and arts and crafts.
The Tanks Markets
Located in Cairns, about an hour’s drive from Port Douglas, the Tanks Markets are held on the last Sunday of every month at the Tanks Arts Centre. These markets showcase local artists, designers, and musicians, and offer a diverse range of products, including arts, crafts, clothing, and food.
Located in the rainforest village of Kuranda, about an hour’s drive from Port Douglas, these markets are famous for their bohemian atmosphere. Open daily, they feature an array of stalls selling art, jewelry, clothing, and local produce. Don’t miss the opportunity to ride the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway or the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to reach the markets.
These markets provide an immersive experience, allowing visitors to engage with the local community, taste regional flavors, and discover unique handmade items. Exploring these markets is a fantastic way to connect with the vibrant culture and creativity of the Port Douglas region.
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