Handmade Markets - Whale Mall, Southbank

Saturday October 30th and December 11th


Brisbane’s favourite handmade designers and artists are excited to once again gather at Southbank to satisfy all of your sustainable handmade shopping needs. Visit the Queensland Museum, Whale Mall on Saturday May 15th from 9am to 3pm and enjoy the best Brisbane’s cultural community has to offer at the BrisStyle Handmade Markets.

Located in the stunning setting graced by the overhead Whale Sculptures over 70 local artisans will set up shop, make a day of it with the family in the surrounds of Brisbane River and explore the Southbank Cultural Precinct and grab a bite to eat from the onsite café.

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October 30th

December 11th

All BrisStyle events operate under a Queensland Government approved Covid-19 Safe Event Plan.


The event is FREE. For further information to visit the museum click HERE

Disability Access: The Queensland Museum and Surrounds is a fully accessible site

ATM / Cash Facilities: Whilst many stallholders will be accepting card based transactions, we recommend you also bring cash to avoid disappointment.  There are several ATM’s nearby.   

Toilets: The closest public toilets to the event are located outside the State Library in the Knowledge walk.


Queensland Museum South Bank is located on the corner of Grey and Melbourne Streets, within the South Bank Cultural Precinct.

By bus - Set down in Grey Street outside ENERGEX Playasaurus Place, Stanley Street Tunnel or Stanley Place.

Due to Brisbane City Council Brisbane Metro South Brisbane construction work, the bus lay-up area will be temporarily located along Montague Road from 26 June – Early 2021.

By train - Get off at South Brisbane station and cross the road at the Grey and Melbourne Streets intersection.

By car - There is a public car park car park directly below the Museum. Enter via the Stanley Street tunnel or Grey Street. The car park is pay on entry, and accepts card payment only.

You'll find more information about the museum location, with instructions on getting here by public transportation, car, and on foot on the Museum Location page.

BrisStyle Inc is a non-profit business supporting the local creative economy with events to support Brisbane-based artists and designers.  Since 2009, BrisStyle have been hosting market events to support Queensland's Makers and Creatives.  


BrisStyle accepts stall holder applications from Brisbane-based makers and designers for their events.  If you make products by hand and are looking for a fun and friendly marketplace, apply now! 

Membership to BrisStyle is optional for market participation, however our members enjoy discounts on market prices and being part of a supportive community network. Sign up to our newsletter here to find out when applications open for our next event. Please refer to our events calendar to find out more about our upcoming market schedule and application open and close dates. 

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