Ipswich Car Boot Markets
About The Markets
The Ipswich Car Boot Markets held at the Ipswich Showgrounds is a new open-air market held the first Saturday of every month.
Run by the Ipswich Show Society a not-for-profit organisation (who also run the Ipswich Showplace Markets on Sundays), all proceeds support maintaining and upgrading the markets and Ipswich Showgrounds.
1st Saturday of the Month
Gates Open: 8am – 12noon
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.
Drive with care at a walking pace within the markets.
Bikes / Scooters / Segway
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
August 1st 8am-12noon
September 5th 8am-12noon
Upcoming Events and Information
Please read our Stallholder Information below and our Terms and Conditions before booking a site.
6am till 7:30am
8am till 12noon
Stall Enquires and Bookings
Booking and prepayment are required to hold a stall. Bookings can be made through our online booking form, phone or at the Show Office in person.
Show Office (M-F, 8:30am–4:30pm): 07 3281 1577
Market Coordinator (Matthew): 0420 651 531
Bookings close the preceeding Thursday, 2 days before and are subject receiving payment.
Acceptable stall types include: Household secondhand/pre-loved items, Bric ‘a’ Brac, Garage Sale items.
Outside Site: (3m Frontage x 4-5m Depth) – $15
Additional Sites: (Per 1 Site) – $10
Public Liability Insurance: (Included. Subject to exclusions. See Terms and Conditions)
Trading Hours/Bump In/Bump Out
Bump In 6am – 7:30am
Trading Hours 8am – 12pm
Bump Out From 12:15pm