Ipswich Showplace Markets

About the markets

Regretfully due to the changing situation and advice/directions from Government, the Ipswich Showplace Markets with not open March 29th, and will be closed until it is safe to reopen. The health and safety of everyone involved in the markets is critical, along with the well being of the community.

I wish everyone the best in the coming break. Thank you for your support. Stay safe and healthy, and I hope to see everyone again in the future. Like or follow our Facebook page or event page to keep up to date on when we reopen.

Kind regards,

Ipswich Showplace Markets – Coordinator


Open Hours

Sundays 6am till 11:30am.

Entry Fee

Free Admission. Coin donations appreciated. All proceeds go to the Ipswich Show Society to assist with maintaining and upgrading the showgrounds and market.


 81 Warwick Rd, Ipswich


Car parking available at the Front and Back Market areas.


Smoking is NOT permitted within the market area.


Disability Scooters

Drive with care at a walking pace within the markets.

Bikes / Scooters / Segway

Must be walked within the markets. Please don’t lock bikes to our gates.


Dogs are now permitted inside the market area under the following conditions:

  • Dogs must be enclosed/leashed at all times
  • Dogs must be dog & people friendly/tolerant
  • Bring your own poop bags
  • Bring your own water bowl
  • If you dog poops … you scoop
  • Your dog … your responsibility
  • No dogs in toilets
  • Dogs must be kept clear of food/drink stalls

Please thoroughly consider if your dog is suitable to bring to the markets. We are not a training ground/facility. Bad behavior by dogs or owners will not be tolerated.

We do thank dog owners who participated in our 2020 trial for your cooperation and for making it a success.

Upcoming Market Dates


Upcoming Events and Information

Stallholder Information

Design, make or repair things as a hobby or a business?

Run a business or organisation and need to attract customers or members?

Need to have a clean-up at home?

Whether you’re looking to run a once off stall, a permanent stall, or something in-between, you can find all our stallholder information at the link below.