Melbourne Markets

Melbourne Market Directory

Discover Melbourne's Markets

No visit to Melbourne City would be complete without a day or two at one of the thriving Melbourne Markets.

Melbourne's Markets are pulsing with life, variety and bargains. The friendly competition between stallholders reaps endless benefits and entertainment for both locals and tourists alike.

The Queen Victoria Market on the corner of Elizabeth and Victoria Street is recognised as Melbourne's premiere market. For 130 years this site has attracted millions of customers into its vibrant cosmopolitan atmosphere. Best known for its fresh produce, over 50% of The Queen Victoria Market is dedicated to fresh produce. Stalls laden with fresh fruit, vegetables, meat chicken, seafood and delicatessen products attract visitors throughout the week and particularly on weekends.

South Melbourne Market on the corner of Cecil and York Streets is open daily from 8am to 2pm. This undercover market becomes a general goods market in the weekend.

The Flemington Up Market is held on the 4th Sunday of every month. This thriving market of home made goods is set amongst the spectacular gardens of the Flemington racecourse.

Prahran, Preston, Footscray, St Albans, Mornington, Werribee, Yarra Glen Red Hills and Lardner Park are among the many popular thriving markets in Melbourne. Most are accessible by tram or train.

Craft Markets specialising in home grown produce and crafts abound in Melbourne. The Arts Centre Sunday Market features about 140 stalls of top quality arts and crafts from throughout Victoria.

Farmers Markets provide a flourishing outlet for Victorian produce. They have a particular emphasis on organic products and sustainable farming practices.

Melbourne Computer Markets can be found every Sunday at one or two locations around Melbourne with semi-regular appearances at Geelong, Ballarat and Bendigo. These markets feature a large number of stalls selling new and second hand computer equipment.