The Hervey Bay Animal Shelter on the Hervey Bay to Maryborough road at Nikkenbah, hosts the Nikenbah Markets on the first and third Saturday of every month starting just after dawn. You can find everything from fresh produce to hand crafted items and secondhand books.

There are many local artisans displaying and selling their wares at the Nikenbah markets and you can find most anything you need at one of the stalls. There are new items, toys, pet supplies and even aquarium fish for sale. Awesome stalls chock full of bric a brac and clothing stores, T-shirt stalls, Stunning Glass Jewellery, and even fresh eggs with honey. Grab that bargain and shop in a relaxed freindly outdoor environment.

There is an undercover food area and canteen area that serves up delicious hot breakfasts with bacon, eggs and sausages along with hambugers, snack items and aromatic wonderful coffee.

Plenty of parking is available and while you are there you can drop into the Animal shelter and meet the dogs and cats they have in the shelter.

Nikkenbah markets is pet friendly and the perfect place to take your pooch for a visit to show off or to buy that special item for.

The Nikenbah Markets are held to raise much need funds to care for the animals at the Hervey Bay Animal Refuge.