Shopping & Markets

Cotters Market

Cotters MarketCotters Market is North Queensland's largest market featuring over 150 stalls offering an amazing selection or arts, craft, food and fun for the whole family. Cotters Market is held each Sunday in Flinders Street from 8.30am to 1pm. Pop Up Food Truck (PUFT) Events are on the hunt for vendors, stallholders, entertainers and brands to join forces that share the same community passion for Townsville, with the end goal to help revitalise Cotters Market.

Apply for a market stall here
Apply to be a food vendor here

For all other enquiries, please contact Pop Up Food Truck Events at puftevents@gmail.com.

Flinders Street between Denham and Stanley Streets is closed 3am to 3pm every Sunday for the Markets. Stokes Street will remain open. A tow-away zone will be in place.  Any towing will be at owner’s expense.

Strand Night Markets

The Strand Night Markets offer a unique insight into the diverse North Queensland culture where a diverse range of entertainment and a huge variety of food, fashion, craft, jewellery, and home and leisure displays can be appreciated. The Strand Night Markets are held on the first Friday of the month from February to December at Strand Park from 5pm to 9.30pm.*

*Except April Markets which will be on Friday 9 April (due to Good Friday).  June/July dates TBA. Visit the Townsville Rotary website for updated dates.

Please note - Strand Night Markets are managed by Townsville Rotary Markets. For site bookings and enquiries, please visit Rotary's website at www.townsvillerotarymarkets.com.au.

Willows Markets

The Willows Rotary Markets is a bustling farmer’s and general market. You’ll find a fantastic selection of fresh, local fruit and vegetables along with handmade preserves and food. Explore our local stalls for gorgeous gifts and souvenirs, clothes, art, jewellery and more!

Willows Markets are held every Sunday at the Willows Shopping Centre Carpark, cnr Thuringowa Dr/Hervey Range Rd, Kirwan from 7.30am to 11.30am.

For site bookings and enquiries, please visit Rotary's website at www.townsvillerotarymarkets.com.au.

Magnetic Island Markets

Magnetic Island Markets are open every Sunday commencing 28 March 2021 to 23 January 2022 from 9am - 2pm at Horseshoe Bay.

Jewellery, clothing, art, food and an assortment of treasures are all available at the markets.

For more information or to book a stall visit What's On Townsville.

Shopping Centres

Townsville has a range of shopping centres incorporating department stores, discount and fashion outlets, a range of specialty stores and supermarkets.

For more information on Townsville's main shopping centres, visit the latest Google listing for locations.

Shopping Precincts

There are a variety of shopping precincts within the Townsville region where you can discover local clothing designers, eclectic souvenirs and gifts, beauty options and a wide array of café and dining options. City Arcade is a new edition to the Flinders Street shopping collection, offering a selection of creative, alternative boutiques alongside sophisticated convenience service offerings.

Visit the Townsville North Queensland website for more information.