Satisfy your shopping needs around Ocean Shores

Whether shopping is a popular pastime for you or you just need to grab a gift for a friend, there are plenty of interesting and eclectic shops and markets that you can enjoy around Ocean Shores.

The main streets of Brunswick Heads have a variety of fascinating shops that you don’t see anywhere else. Why not grab a couple of friends and enjoy a day browsing, shopping and enjoying some lunch while you’re out?

There’s also a fabulous market at Brunswick Heads on the first Saturday of every month. And, at New Brighton, just down the road from Ocean Shores, there’s a farmer’s market every Tuesday morning where you can buy fresh produce and even enjoy a cooking lesson or two.

Shops near Ocean Shores

For those who love eclectic and unusual shops, you’ll find plenty to explore in and around Ocean Shores, especially in Brunswick Heads. You can find some unusual gifts at the Fabulous Mrs Fox. This shop sells a huge range of giftware including puzzles, canvas totes, purses and even Salt Water Sandals in various colours.

If you’re after some lovely recycled furniture, check out Re Sould. This shop not only sells recycled and restored vintage pieces, but also a gorgeous range of homewares in ceramic, glass and vintage fabrics.

Image source: Lazybones

For that special new outfit, Torakina Daze has you covered with gorgeous dresses, swimwear and jewellery.  But, if vintage is your obsession, check out Lazybones. From this fascinating shop, the Lazybones team sell their own range of sustainable designs, including modern vintage-inspired clothing, jewellery, bedding and homewares. All their garments use organic and eco fabrics and feature signature prints and delicate embroidery.

If casual is more your style, there are two surf and sportswear shops in Brunswick Heads. The Bruns Shop sells a huge range of vintage T-shirts and sweats featuring designs that include Harley Davidson and USA pro sports teams. They even have Hawaiian shirts, so you’re all set for your Christmas barbecues!

For popular surf labels such as Billabong, Quicksilver, Rusty, Rip Curl and Salty Crew, visit Brunswick Surf. In this classic surf shop, you’ll also find a range of skateboards and skating accessories as well as SUPs (stand-up paddle boards).

Markets near Ocean Shores

Who doesn’t enjoy whiling away a few hours at a market on the weekend or even during the week? The Brunswick Heads markets are held on the first Saturday of every month from 8 am to 2 pm at Memorial Park alongside the Brunswick River.

This is a typical country market with plenty of local artisan stalls selling a range of goods from clothing, plants and food to candles, soaps and coffee. Once you’ve browsed all the stalls, you can sit and enjoy a yummy snack and then head into the main street to spend the afternoon exploring the local shops.

Image: New Brighton Farmers Market

For something a little different, consider the New Brighton Farmers Market. This market runs every Tuesday between 8 am and 11 am. Situated in River Street, New Brighton, the market is a not-for-profit organisation and every dollar you spend helps to support local farmers and the local community.

At this event, you’ll also find regular workshops, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities and live music. So, not only can you purchase a whole range of fresh produce but you can enjoy some entertainment as well. It’s a great way to get away from the computer and the chores and enjoy a fun-filled Tuesday morning.

Shopping for essentials

Of course, recreational shopping is all well and good but when you need to stock up on basics, head to the Ocean Shores Shopping Village. Here you’ll find a Coles supermarket, compounding pharmacy the Ocean Shores Pharmacy, Sharpeyes optometrist and nearby, the award-winning Ocean Shores Butchery, the Ocean Shores Bakery and much more. And to shop like a local, don’t miss the ever-popular Bruns Bakery.

Check out Ocean Shores and environs for shopping

Whether you’re looking for a new outfit, a new piece of furniture or some surf gear for the kids, you’ll find plenty to choose from in and around Ocean Shores. Our top picks feature an interesting mix of shops and markets that will suit even the most discerning buyer.

Interested in learning what other shops and markets are in the area? Check out our business directory.