The ultimate guide to Melbourne's best markets
Melbourne's iconic markets are on right through winter. Shop the stalls for local produce, second-hand books, unique hand-crafted gifts and more.
National Reconciliation Week at Melbourne Quarter
Support First Nations businesses this Reconciliation Week at Melbourne Quarter's pop-up market. Hosted in the One Melbourne Quarter lobby, the market will feature a stacked lineup of First Nations artists and creatives. Pick up loose leaf herbal tea from Ilan Style, gifts from Our Songlines and designer fashion from local label Ngali. Plus beautiful accessories from Ange Jeffery, Trina Dalton-Oogjes, and Lorraine Brigdale.
Winter Night Market
Gather round roaring fire pits and feast on winter comfort food every Wednesday of winter. Warm up with a cup of hot mulled wine or boozy spiced rum Milo while you browse the iconic night market. Then order French raclette, soup-filled bread bowls and indulgent chocolate fondue. There'll also be free roaming entertainment and silent discos during the epic 13-week season.
NAIDOC Week: Sunday Market
Head to the Arts Centre Sunday Market during NAIDOC Week for a special one-off market dedicated entirely to First Nations traders. Browse the stalls for locally designed and hand-crafted treasures. Think artworks, clothing, homewares and more.
The Finders Keepers
Celebrate 15 years of Finders Keepers at this iconic winter market. Browse stalls from over 270 designers, makers and small businesses. And meet talented new creatives. From ceramics to jewellery, unique art and slow fashion, who knows what you might find. Coinciding with NAIDOC Week, the market's Indigenous Program is expanding to bring you even more incredible First Nations Designers.
Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market
Wander rows of treats and treasures at this beloved Southbank spot every Sunday. Boasting a mammoth 24 stalls, this is a Melbourne institution on the edge of the CBD. From silk scarves to gourmet goodies, everything is handmade by local artisans.
Melbourne Book Market
Stock up on top reads at Queen Victoria Market on weekends year-round. Choose from thousands of new and pre-loved reads. Selected by some of Melbourne’s most experienced booksellers, authors and illustrators. Open Saturday and Sunday.
Makers Market at The District
Family-friendly, dog-friendly and weather-proof. This classic, covered outdoor laneway market ticks all the boxes. It's also perfectly located for a waterside stroll and lunch al fresco. Open on the last Sunday of each month across 2023.
Visit one of Melbourne's cutest neighbourhoods for another monthly weekend market. Fuel up with a coffee then peruse unique goodies from local makers, artisan treats, homewares and kids accessories. Then it's only a short stroll to The Premises for a cheeky brunch date.
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Taste of Portugal
Showcasing food and entertainment from Portuguese-speaking countries.
Bastille Day French Festival
The joie de vivre returns to Melbourne this July, launching celebrations of the French National Day!
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Enjoy warming cuisine and high-energy performances undercover in the market's iconic sheds.
Boho Luxe Market
More boho vibes than Coachella, with ethically-sourced goodies, workshops and glamping displays.
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