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Visit Maryborough: A City with a Colourful History

Posted in Location & Attractions @ Oct 14th 2016 3:37pm - By Administrator
Maryborough Heritage City Market

Founded in 1847, Maryborough is one of the two beautiful cities on the Fraser Coast. Maryborough is home to many heritage sites due to its colourful history. The city now thrives with walking tours and markets to celebrate its glorious history.

There are four markets in Maryborough you surely won’t want to miss!

The first is the Heritage City Market. It is held in the Maryborough CBD every Thursday in Adelaide and Ellena Streets. There is live entertainment on the Town Hall Green.

The next market you should know about is the Tinana Twilight Markets. It is open every Friday from 4pm to 8pm at the Tinana Hotel which is beside the Mary River. It is a family friendly market that raises funds for the Tinana Rural Fire Brigade. It features handmade furniture, plants, pet supplies, local produce, jewellery and more!

Gatakers by Night is also a great spot to check out. It is open on the last full weekend of the month at Gatakers Artspace, Wharf Street. Enjoy a great Saturday evening filled with live music, local art and delicious food! Join in on the fun from 5pm to 9pm.

The last market at Maryborough is the Maryborough City Heart Market. It is open every Thursday at the city’s centre which transforms into a colourful outdoor heritage bazaar.

There are over 120 stalls that have a diverse selection of goods ranging from farm-fresh produce to unique wares. There are also characters in historical outfits including the Town Crier. You may also get the chance to hear the firing of the historic time cannon at 1pm. There are also food stalls in the vicinity.

Before leaving Maryborough, why not talk a Heritage Walk Tour? It happens outside the City Hall at 9am or take a ride on a replica steam engine through Queens Park.

There are many activities to enjoy on the Fraser Coast! Why not head to Maryborough and discover the beauty of the city?

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