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.



Open Hours

1st Saturday of the Month

Gates Open: 8am – 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

August 1st 8am-12noon

September 5th 8am-12noon

Upcoming Events and Information

Stallholder Booking/Payment

Please read our Stallholder Information below and our Terms and Conditions before booking a site.

Stallholder Information


Bump In

6am till 7:30am


Trading Hours

8am till 12noon


Bump Out

From 12:15pm

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

Email: admin@ipswichshow.com.au

Bookings close the preceeding Thursday, 2 days before and are subject receiving payment.

Stall Types

Acceptable stall types include: Household secondhand/pre-loved items, Bric ‘a’ Brac, Garage Sale items.

Stallholder Costs

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