Melbourne's iconic markets are back in full force this summer. Shop the stalls for unique knick-knacks, local produce, second-hand books, unique hand-crafted gifts and more.
Melbourne Craft Fair
Find the city's best locally made buys at the limited run 'Craft* Wrk' pop-up market. Curated by the team behind the Rose Street Artists’ Market. Find indie designers, local makers, creative artists and more under the iconic Queen Vic Market sheds. Better yet, entry is free. Open on the last Saturday of each month from 9am to 4pm.
Summer Night Market
Grab your friends and spend golden hour at the Summer Night Market. Think global food trucks, snack stalls, festival bars, live music, and unique shopping. It's not one to miss. At the iconic Queen Victoria Market, with free entry, no booking required and lots to explore. Open every Wednesday from 5pm to 10pm.
Makers Market at The District
Family-friendly, dog-friendly and weather-proof. This classic, covered outdoor laneway market ticks all the boxes. As the weather heats up, it's also perfectly located for a waterside stroll and lunch al fresco. Open on the last Sunday of each month from 11am to 4pm across 2023.
Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market
Wander rows of treats and treasures at this beloved Southbank spot. 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. Open every Sunday from 10am to 4pm.
Festival of the Photocopier
Celebrate all things zine-related at the Festival of the Photocopier. Located at Meat Market North Melbourne, browse a range of unique zines or book a free table to try it out for yourself. Entry is free for attendees and all money from zine sales go directly to the artists.
More shopping spots
Queen Vic Market Ultimate Foodie Tour
A fascinating guided walking tour of the city's iconic market.
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Lygon Court Shopping Centre
A retail complex on Lygon Street housed within historical buildings built in 1871.
Last updated on Mon 23 Jan 2023
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