Brisbane night noodle markets

The Iconic Brisbane Night Noodle Markets Make a Triumphant Return

One of Queensland’s most iconic events, the Brisbane Night Noodle Markets, will return this year for the first time since 2019. If you’re a keen foodie in Brisbane, head to the new location in Brisbane City Botanic Gardens and indulge in the vibrant flavours of Asian street food surrounded by festival-fuelled good vibes. We’re breaking down everything you need to know about the event below.

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Brisbane Night Noodle Markets

What: Brisbane Night Noodle Markets with hawker-style treats.
Where: City Botanic Gardens, 147 Alice St, Brisbane City QLD 4000.
When: Wednesday, June 15th to Sunday June 26th, 2022.
Hours: Mon – Wed 5:00pm – 9:00pm, Thurs – Fri 5:00pm – 10:00pm, Sat 4:00pm – 10:00pm.

The festival takes place over 12 nights, from Wednesday 15 June to Sunday 26 June, and to say we are excited is an understatement. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it has been two long years without the iconic festival, so prepare your bellies because the day is finally here! 

You can expect tasty hawker-style treats and other drool-worthy bites from crowd favourites such as Hoy Pinoy, Flying Noodles, Wonderbao and Gelato Messina. And, if you’re looking for a beverage after a long day at work or a busy week, there’ll also be exciting pop-ups, including an Aperol Spritz Kombi Bar, Dan Murphy’s Zero% Bar and a Gage Roads Beer Garden. Highlights include; steaming hot dumplings, melt-in-your-mouth bao and insta-worthy gelato.

Once you’re so full you can’t move, don’t fret – there is plenty of live entertainment to keep you occupied and help all those noodles go down. Alongside the live music, the festival will feature lion dancers, and you’re bound to see plenty of cute pooches too – this is a pet-friendly festival!

“The Night Noodle Markets promises to be an event filled with tasty food, delicious drinks, and fantastic entertainment. Events like this also give people an overdue opportunity to come together with family and friends to relax, catch up, and reconnect, while celebrating their local foodie culture,” said Samantha Elliott, Head of Digital Sales and Marketing at Citi.

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Conor Farrell, Head of Night Noodle Markets, says, “Having not been able to host since 2019, we are so excited to confirm the Brisbane Night Noodle Markets will be taking place in June this year. We are back with an amazing new home at the Brisbane City Botanic Gardens, a fantastic lineup of stallholders and pop-ups, and we’re helping make the experience easier through ordering with Mr Yum. It’s guaranteed to be a great night out of feasting under the stars for friends and families!” 

The event is free, however, guests will need to register for a free ticket online at

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Aimee O'Keefe

Aimee O'Keefe

Aimee O’Keefe is a Sydney-based freelance writer with a background in content marketing, lifestyle, architecture and travel coverage. She completed a Bachelor's degree in Media and Communications at the University of Sydney and has worked with Universal Magazines, various leading digital marketing agencies and The Local Project.