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located next door to Gilligans backpacker resort
fresh local produce
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open friday, saturday and sunday
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Rusty's MarketsUpdated: 30-May-2012
Many Cairns locals & holiday makers do their weekly shop at Rusty's Markets for fruit and vegies on Friday, Saturdays & Sundays. There are some craft stalls, but this is a brilliant place for fresh juice and local produce.
On Fridays the market starts so this is the best day for fresh fruit and vegies. They also have flower and home made soap vendors on Fridays. Billy's coffee is very popular!
On Sundays there is a more bric-a-brac secondhand goods market theme.
From an insignificant beginning of some 6 stall holders Rustyís has grown into an enormous three day market with over 180 stall holders. It has become renown for its colourful displays of exotic fruit, vegetables, exotic flowers, bric-a-brac, delicatessens, specialty products & an excellent selection of food & beverage stalls.
Rustyís is named after the late Rusty Rees, who started & expanded the market. The new owners, Gilliganís Backpacker Hotel & Resort, have faithfully carried on the tradition & Rustyís continues to offer itís weekly delights to shoppers & tourists alike.
Rustyís Market is now an established Cairns tourist icon & certainly worth a visit. When in Cairns why not drop in any Friday to Sunday. Rusty's is located between Grafton & Sheridan Streets.
*On the Sheridan St side there are some great Thai & Vietnamese food stalls. Fantastic value authentic Thai & Vietnamese dishes.
Friday: 5am to 6pm
Saturday: 6am to 3pm
Sunday: 6am to 2pm
Paid parking is available on Sheridan & Grafton Streets.