The Torquay Cowrie Market runs between September-April on the third Sunday of each month. Boosting over 100 stalls and overlooking the picturesque Torquay coastline, the Cowrie Market is known for showcasing local musicians and artists. With an emphasis on ethically produced and sustainable produce, you can sure anything you buy from the Cowrie Market has not come into contact with anything artificial and is entirely environmentally friendly.
As the leading market on the Surf Coast you will not be disappointed with the range of locally sourced produce and artisan goods. Nestled amongst the trees with the sound of the waves of Zeally bay in the background, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more stunning backdrop for a market. Community values are on show as the market’s activities range from free jumping castles for the kids, balloons and face painting. Local talent is on show with two stages running for the entirety of the market. Even your canine companions will be satisfied, with the ‘Doggy Deli’ providing home-made treats for your best friend.
The range of homewares, jewellery, clothing and handmade soaps and skin products really highlight the creativity Cowrie Market has to offer. With everything from handmade children’s toys, colourful beach attire and home-sown cushions, come to the Torquay foreshore prepared to find unique and beautiful additions for yourself and home. A highlight is the range of environmentally friendly cleaning products up for sale, the smell of these are truly divine.
Torquay Cowrie Market is known for its smorgasbord of foodie delights on offer. From the Tibetan momos and honey straws to snack on while browsing the stalls, there is also a huge amount of local produce to take home with you. From authentic Italian pasta sauce, antipasto fare and cheese boards to local olives and artisan breads, the range at Cowrie Market is impressive and is sure to please the whole family.
A market that really showcases the best the community has to offer, Torquay Cowrie Market is iconic for a reason. The unique range of arts and crafts, paired with the diverse range of food on offer truly makes for a great family day out. With live music and child friendly activities, the Cowrie Market is proud to be inclusive for the whole family, as well as being a dog friendly market. Set on one of the most stunning coastlines Australia has to offer, the Cowrie Market is the ideal summer Sunday day out. With events and special acts always popping up, be sure to check out what they have on offer each month.
The Cowrie Community Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of the Month
September to April at Elephant Walk, The Esplanade, Torquay.