Discover our local Cairns Markets
Cairns Markets include Rusty’s Markets, Cairns Esplanade Markets and the Cairns Night Markets
Rusty’s Markets is one of Australia’s most successful and well-known markets, this Cairns treasure is an absolute must visit.
With a diverse array of stall, you will find tropical fruits, exotic herbs, homemade honey, and to-die for samosas at Rusty’s Cairns Markets.
Dating back to 1975, this eclectic market has come a long way since its incredibly humble beginnings.
Once just a handful of stall, Rusty Cairns Markets now encompass over 180 stalls.
Interestingly, Rusty’s is named after he late Emrys ‘Rusty’ Rees, the mastermind behind the markets who worked tremendously to expand them to what they are now today.
Rusty’s Cairns markets are open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and are situated between Grafton and Sheridan Streets.
Cairns Market Food Court
Linda from Barista Sista makes the best coffee in Cairns on a Friday Saturday and Sunday. Their cart is located at the Rusty’s market food court on the Sheridan Street side of Rusty’s Markets
Delicious Meals at Market Prices
The Food Court at Rusty’s Cairns markets has some of the best chefs in Cairns running their own food court. Options include Vietnamese, Samoan, vegetarian and Japanese that has the best sushi in Cairns!
Crepes to die for from La Creperie. Maybe some Korean BBQ Chicken, Vietnamese, fresh juices from Elly or and more so if you’re looking for delicious fresh food at a fraction of restaurant prices head to Rusty’s food court on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday
Cairns Esplanade Markets
Every Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm
Right by the Cairns lagoon, Cairns Esplanade Market feature quality handmade products including jewellery, leather work, airbrush tattoos, fashion, skincare, artwork, pottery and more
Cairns Night Markets
Everyday from 5 pm to 11 pm you can find some local Cairns handicrafts, bargain souvenirs, have a massage or find a delicious snack.