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Queen Victoria Market

The Queen Victoria Market (QVM, or Vic Market as the locals call it) has been an essential part of Melbourne for over 100 years and was established back in...

Melbourne Markets

Melbourne has a huge range of permanent and weekend markets located in and around the city selling a huge range of fresh food and retail goods.

From fresh food farmers markets to large clothing and souvenir markets, below is a list of the many markets that you can visit whilst in Melbourne.

Melbourne Markets – Best Weekend Food, Farmers & Handmade Crafts



The most famous market in Melbourne is the Queen Victoria Market which is over 100 years old. This market is a one-stop shop for buying fresh produce and meat as well as souvenirs, clothing, bags, accessories and so much more.

The South Melbourne Market is another large permanent market in Melbourne which first opened in the late 1860s. Today, the market is still operating in its original site in South Melbourne and boasts over 130 businesses selling a wide range of fresh foods, clothing and household items.

If you are in St. Kilda on the weekend, you will be able to enjoy the Esplanade Market which is held every Sunday. The market is home to a variety of stalls; including local arts and crafts, handcrafted gifts, souvenirs, apparel, fabric and many more items.

There are also a number of night markets, weekend markets and pop up markets scattered throughout the CBD and in the outer suburbs. Click the links below to explore the range of markets in and around Melbourne.

Queen Victoria Market

Melbourne, VIC

The Queen Victoria Market (QVM, or Vic Market as the locals call it) has been an essential part of Melbourne for over 100 years and was established back in 1878. Shoppers will be delighted to know that this market is...

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Caribbean Gardens

Caribbean Gardens and Market

Scoresby, VIC

Melbourne’s metro setting also features some excellent shopping centres, local markets and esplanades. Caribbean Gardens has been a prime market and entertainment venue since 1965. Whether you love shopping or just want...

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South Melbourne Market

South Melbourne Market

South Melbourne, VIC

If you love to shop at a local market, come to the South Melbourne Market for a delightful shopping experience. This huge market is one of Melbourne’s large and most popular markets. The market was first opened in...

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Prahran Market

South Yarra, VIC

Melbourne’s Prahran Market is one of the oldest and longest running food markets in Australia. This market first started in 1864 and even after a century, the market still operates on its original site; offering a...

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St Kilda Esplanade Market

St Kilda Esplanade Market

St. Kilda, VIC

The St Kilda Esplanade Market has been running since 1970 and is held every Sunday. For years, Melbournians have flocked to the Esplanade Market in St Kilda for a delightful shopping experience and a fun day out. St...

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CERES Community Environment Park

Brunswick East, VIC

CERES Community Environment Park is an urban environmental centre and food farm tucked away in Brunswick East, just 4kms from the Melbourne CBD. The centre’s name in full is Centre for Education and Research in...

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