Melbourne's iconic markets are back in full force. Shop the stalls for street food snacks, local produce, second-hand books, hand-crafted gifts and more.

Outdoor view of market stalls along the Arts Centre Promenade with St Kilda Road and city visible in the background.

Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market

18 Jul - 31 Dec

Peruse 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.

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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.

Queen Vic Market historic sheds with stalls, plants and street umbrellas.

Mini pop-up market series

28 Aug - 17 Oct

Take a Saturday stroll through the Vic Market for their new series of themed market events. Think stalls dedicated to gardening, plants, rare collectibles and pet accessories.

Hand holding tongs placing a biscuit into another person's outstretched hand over a market stall table displaying food products.

Makers Market at The District

25 Jul - 28 Nov

From jewellery and homewares to artisanal produce, make the last Sunday of the month a delightful day out. Grab a coffee from expert baristas then peruse open-air laneways for your next locally made buy. You can even bring your dog.

Docklands Community Craft and Farmers Market

14 Mar - 26 Sep

Catch up over coffee and freshly-baked pastries as you wander the craft stalls. Stock up on local produce and soak up the city views. Second and fourth Sunday of every month at Newquay Promenade.

Boho Luxe Market and Glamping Festival

15 Oct - 17 Oct

Boho Luxe market brings major Byron Bay vibes to Melbourne. Get your glamping look sorted with jewellery, art and fashion stalls. Pose by the pop-up combi vans and explore cute glamping tents, or join the free flower crown workshop. Did we mention there's prosecco on tap?

Rialto foyer with Christmas tree, soldier statues and stalls.

Rialto Christmas Creators Market

15 Dec - 17 Dec

Soak up quaint village market vibes and shop the Melbourne's best local produce. Wander the stalls for fresh flowers and artisan gifts. Then feast on crepes, chestnuts and more at the pop-up food stalls.

Indian Mela festival market

30 Oct - 31 Oct

Head to the Queen Vic Market to sample Indian street food delicacies. Pile your plate high with curries, dhals, tikkas. Then grab a spot to watch the Bollywood and Bhangra dancing.

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Chinatown night market

16 Apr - 31 Dec

This beloved late-night market in Heffernan Lane will be back on soon, on Fridays and Saturdays until the end of the year. Wander beneath twinkling lanterns to discover hawker-style stalls, BBQ skewers, delicious desserts and more. 

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