There is something magical about wandering a market in search of treasure, be that in season produce from the local farmers, treasures discarded by others or the works of local artisans.So make sure your visit to Torquay includes a trip to one of our favourite markets.

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Torquay Farmers' market

Every Saturday Morning


Every Saturday morning from 8.30am to 1.00pm in the carpark of the Surf Coast Shire Offices at 1 Merrijig Dve, Torquay – rain, hail or shine!

Fall in love with local food at the weekly Torquay Farmers Market.

This popular weekly market celebrates fresh local foods and artisan produce including fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, eggs, artisan cheeses and breads, smoked fish, salami, olive oil, jams, honey, preserves and nuts as well as delicious treats and locally roasted coffee and much more!   We have a strong commitment to sustainability and are plastic bag free. 

Each week’s stallholders listed on our FB page (Link to Torquay Farmers Market)    Contact David Bell at or 0418 315026.

Torquay Cowrie Market

3rd Sunday of the Month

September to April inclusive

10am– 3pm

This iconic market is nestled amongst the majestic trees overlooking Zeally Bay on the Torquay Foreshore. Offering a friendly atmosphere with two stages featuring local music and entertainment. Specialises in quality local art, craft, jewellery, vintage, plants and fresh produce. A great meeting place and never disappoints.

Torquay Foreshore


Torquay Great Ocean Road

Nightjar Festival

Every Thursday in January

4pm – 10pm

The Nightjar Festival is a night market, music festival with fabulous food and wine mixed in with quality art stalls, street performers and ice sculpting. It’s a unique event enjoying a growing reputation with the locals and visitors alike …..Not to be missed, something for everyone and family friendly!

Torquay Common, Surf Beach Drive, Torquay