Greater Whitsunday Farmers Markets


The Greater Whitsunday Farmers’ Markets showcases the fantastic produce grown by local farmers and is not-be-missed for those interested in Mackay’s food culture.

Every week the markets are held along the beautiful Pioneer River in the City Centre and provide seasonal produce, home-baked goods and unique items for purchase.

Those who attend can take advantage of the workshops and other great initiatives, as well as enjoy entertainment and talk directly with farmers and growers. 

*Selfie Spot: There’s not really a more idyllic location for a Farmers’ Markets with the blue Pioneer River as the backdrop.

*Don’t miss:  Freckle Farm eggs, monthly cooking demonstrations from The Family Table, seafood vans, locally made chutneys and sauces, the ping-pong challenge, flowers and home-baked goodies.

*Take Part: Join the initiative ‘Eat Local Wednesday’ campaign where visitors are encouraged to shop and dine locally within the City Centre.

Other Information

  • Bluewater Quay has accessible facilities and wheelchair access.
  • Family Friendly

Important Info


Mackay city and marina


  • Free to attend

Past Event

  • Every Wednesday from 8:00am to 1:00pm

Contact Information

Event Map

Bluewater Quay, River Street, Mackay, Mackay