Melbourne's hundreds of markets are a vital part in helping define Melbourne's distinctive character. On any weekend you can find Melburnians and visitors alike scrimmaging their way through one of the myriad of markets and soaking up the atmosphere
A permanent fixture in the heart of the city, the ‘Vic Markets’ are a well established place to shop for cheap produce, clothes, gifts and nick nacks! Visited by thousands every week and adored for its ‘old world’ charm, this market helps to build the character of Melbourne today. Closed Mondays and Wednesdays.
Situated in the Victoria Markets and only held during the summer, these night markets are filled with live music, spectacular food and wine and the locals who flock every Wednesday night to this lively market.
South Melbourne Market is a large undercover market with a wide range of produce and general goods. Melbournians swear by the hearty dim sims available at one of the perimeter shops as well as the markets’ title of oldest market in Melbourne. Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The Prahran Market is the oldest continually running market in Australia with it's origins dating as far back as 1864. Today the market has become one of the city's premier food precincts with a large selection of fres meat, fish, deli, and fruit and vegetable sections. The atmosphere is always fantastic and the market regularly attracts visitors to it's assortment of cafés, bakeries, and wine shops.
An outdoor market with over 200 stalls of original art and handcrafts made by the stallholders. It is a treat! Every Sunday morning (except Christmas) from 10am to 5pm. Plenty of time to shop and explore!
The market starts in December and continues every Thursday through to the end of February except on Christmas Day and New Years Day. Spread out and relax on the famous lawns on which to spread out on and enjoy the live, local music, and buy a souvenir from the arts and craft displays. (The night market operates during the summer months - December to February)