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.

Fire twirler, smiling, from chest up, in a market hall, crowd behind.

Winter Night Market

1 Jun - 31 Aug

Roaring fire pits, winter comfort food, roving performers and free entertainment. Enjoy all this at the Winter Night Market's epic 14-week season. The Night Market is celebrating Christmas in July this month. Pull on your cosy Christmas jumpers for carollers, faux snow, twinkling Christmas lights, ice sculptures and more.

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Kensington Market

15 May - 18 Dec

Visit one of Melbourne's cutest neighbourhoods for another 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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Melbourne Craft Fair

25 Jun - 29 Oct

Find the city's best locally made buys at the limited run 'Craft* Wrk' pop-up market. Curated by the team behind the Rose St. Artists’ Market, you'll be able to find indie designers, local makers, creative artists and more under the iconic Queen Vic Market sheds. Better yet, entry is free!

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Docklands Community Market

26 Jun - 27 Nov

Alternating with the twilight market, this gem is on every second Sunday of the month. Watch boats bob on the tranquil water as you shop for gifts, artisan bread, delicious treats and barista made coffee.

A walkway decorated with lanterns overhead.

Asian Fun Festival

10 Sep - 11 Sep

Held during the mid-Autumn Festival, this weekend-long event is a celebration of Asian culture. Visit the buzzing food pavilion to feast on traditional Asian street food dishes from market stalls. Then catch live performances, a mooncake ceremony and visit the games arcade.

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

24 Apr - 18 Dec

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.

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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.

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