As the home of fresh produce in Queensland, Brisbane Markets® has long celebrated Queensland mangoes with their famous charity event, the Brisbane Produce Market’s Mango Auction.
This year, Brisbane Markets® will be sharing the celebration of mangoes with the whole Brisbane community with a month-long Mango Festival at Brisbane Night Market.
Held every Friday from 4pm until 10pm, the Mango Festival will feature all things mango including mango-inspired street food and drinks, mango games, and a mango eating competition.
For those not so keen on mango, the Brisbane Night Market will still feature all your favourites from Brisbane’s best food trucks and vendors as well as live music, market stalls, and family fun.
Get ready to man-go overboard with the mango love at Brisbane Night Market’s Mango Festival at 385 Sherwood Road, Rocklea.
Come and try some tasty treats such as:
Heaps of free parking
A Multi-level Car Park is located right beside the Market entry, offering over 540 undercover parking spaces.
$2.50 Entry fee
Once you’ve found a parking space make your way to either of the two pedestrian entry points located near the main entry.
Children under 15 years free.
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Featuring two obstacle courses, an inflatable castle and ride-on animals, all for $10 with unlimited access. There is also a free zone for the littlies.
Love Mangoes? Then this might be the competition for you! Friday 20 September
Registration at the Main Stage at 6.20pm
Places are limited
1st place $200 | 2nd place $100 | 3rd place $50
How far can a mango go? Start building up your hand strength because the mango squeezed the longest distance takes home the $50 Market Money prize each week.
Guess the correct weight of the mangoes in the box and take home the $100 Market Money prize.
Brisbane Markets Mango Festival – Colouring In Competition lets kids join in the Mango Competition fun!
Then submit your entry during the Mango Festival to go into the competition to win one of the prizes below.
The Major Prize winner will receive $250 in Market Money to spend at the Brisbane Night Market, Saturday Fresh Market or Sunday Discovery Market.
Three age group prize winners (10 to 13, 7 to 9, under 7) will receive a Brisbane Night Market VIP Pass for one night, consisting of a pizza of your choice from Pizza Gal, two soft drinks, two passes for Astro Jump and a family pass for 7D Cinema.