Opening Hours

Friday – Saturday: 5am to 6pm

Sunday: 5am to 3pm

Public Health Message:
Attendees to Rusty’s Markets are not to enter if they are unwell, have been in close contact with a known active case of COVID 19, and/or have symptoms of COVID 19.


Our Story

Rusty’s Market is one of the most successful and well-known markets in Australia and abroad.

From modest beginnings in 1975 of only half-a-dozen stalls, Rusty’s has grown into a bustling three-day event, renown for its carnival atmosphere and colourful stallholders.

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Today, Rusty’s Market is an established Cairns tourist icon, and certainly worth a visit. Drop in any Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. We are located in the CBD between Grafton and Sheridan Streets—just ask any local.

Rustys proudly supports REAP/OZHARVEST for food rescue and preventing hunger in FNQ

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