Ipswich Showplace Markets

About the markets

The Ipswich Showplace Markets are an open-air market held every Sunday at the Ipswich Showgrounds with over 80 stalls.

Run by the Ipswich Show Society (a not-for-profit organisation), all proceeds support maintaining and upgrading the markets and Ipswich Showgrounds.

Stallholder currently sell a range of goods including: Fresh Produce, Food & Beverages, Baked Goods, Sweets, Jams, Health Goods, Craft/Handmade Goods, Plants, Services, Information, Collectables and more.

We’re open rain or shine.


Open Hours

Sundays 7am – 12noon


Entry Fee

Gold Coin – All proceeds go to the Ipswich Show Society to assist with maintaining and upgrading the showgrounds and market.


 81 Warwick Rd, Ipswich


Free onsite and street parking. Parking can be found near the Front and Back Market gates, with the main showgrounds car park located at top of hill.


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

June 21st 7am-12noon

June 28th 7am-12noon

July 5th 7am-12noon

July 12th 7am-12noon

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?

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.