Market Preview: Portside Wharf 20th May BAD Festival

Market Preview: Portside Wharf 20th May BAD Festival

Celebrate Creativity and Community at Portside Wharf

Are you ready to immerse yourself in a vibrant celebration of art, design, and local talent? Look no further than the upcoming local market at Portside Wharf, set to take place on the 20th of May. This eagerly anticipated event is part of the renowned Brisbane Art and Design festival's Northside weekend and promises to be a day filled with creativity, delectable food, live music, and engaging workshops. With market stalls focusing on home decor, a free textured art workshop, complimentary ice cream, food trucks, and live performances, this event is a must-attend for all art enthusiasts and community members alike.

Shopping Highlights

Check out our top picks of the market!


Left to right: Beansprout Studio, Hello Plum, Slow Intentions, Currently Crafting, Ripple and Co, and Brighenti Design Studio

The local market at Portside Wharf will showcase an impressive array of market stalls with a distinct focus on home decor. Whether you're searching for unique furniture, handmade textiles, exquisite ceramics, or eye-catching wall art, this event has you covered. From trendy contemporary pieces to timeless vintage treasures, you'll find a wide range of options to spruce up your living space and add a touch of personality to your home.

List of Vendors:

Baked by M&G
Beansprout Studio
Bloom Botanics
Brighenti Design Studio
Duchess Of Sweet
Elkie Ave.
Hello Plum
Keto Loco - Crazy Good Food
Rather Colourful
Rebel Art Creations
Ripple & Co
Roll It Ice Cream Co.
Roui Home
Slow Intentions
Soothing Lights
Studio Arco
The Little Conservatory
The tasty pocket
Untamed Gypsy - Apothecary

Workshop - Free!

As part of the festivities, the local market will host a free textured art workshop. This workshop is a golden opportunity for both budding and experienced artists to explore their creativity in a supportive environment. Expert instructors will guide participants through various techniques, allowing them to experiment with different materials, textures, and colors. Don't miss this chance to unleash your artistic flair and learn new skills that will take your creativity to the next level.


Saturday 20th May | 10am - 2pm


Portside Wharf | 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton
3 hours free parking with retailer validation 


Free all ages, dog friendly event! All are welcome.

We’ll see you there! #themarketfolk