Locally sourced, designed and crafted goods are the focus of this ongoing market at the Abbotsford Convent. Converging on the grounds on the third Sunday of each month, stallholders create and craft their own wares, ranging from fashion to skin care. Abbotsford.
Melbourne is home to many talented crafts-people and artisans and the Kensington Arts and Craft Market makes a point of supporting and celebrating their work. Held once a month at Kensington Primary School (dates vary), it's the latest stop on your cute stuff circuit. Kensington.
Held in the atmospheric surrounds of Abbotsford Convent, the Makers' Market is a forum for a group of skilful local artists and craftspeople, and features jewellery, stationery, clothing, and more. Abbotsford.
The Thread Den’s North Melbourne Market is as quirky as it is cute, you’re sure to find something that will brighten your abode or make a statement in your wardrobe. North Melbourne.
The place to stock up on fresh produce and artisan foods including heirloom varieties, strawberries, blueberries, nectarines and peaches, free-range meats, milk and cheeses, baked goods, olive oil, preserves, honey, wine and flowers. Newport.
Greville Village Market is the latest addition to Melbourne's glorious market scene. It is a design-focussed market in Prahran where independent creatives and emerging designers can spruik the fruits of their labours on the first and third Sunday of each month at the Grattan Gardens. Prahran.
This Fitzroy den is bursting with arts and craft that scream, “buy me”. With mini cacti, hand-sewn dresses, nightmarish soft toys and jewellery made from just about everything are on sale, you’re bound to find a gift with a pinch of individuality. Fitzroy.
This market presents Melbourne’s finest creative folk, selling artwork, photography, illustration, handmade jewellery, toys, stationery and body products. These markets have been open every Sunday since 1970 all year round, with no sign of slowing down. St Kilda.
Worth the schlep? Absolutely. Every motherloving spice, seed and grain from Afghanistan to India and Ethiopia is available for sale at what is without doubt Melbourne’s most culturally diverse food market. Dandenong.
Here you’ll find a goose merchant, exotic nut vendor and mushroom man, all of whom are experts on their wares. Coffee up at Market Lane and beware the ham lady, unless you want to swap all your money for sweet slices of pig (trust us, she’s a sorceress). South Yarra.
Operating since 1976, this is Melbourne’s biggest marketplace for pre-loved wares, with 370 outdoor stalls. Find anything from a string of pearls to hardwood furniture – you and your home can get a cheap makeover. Don’t leave any stone unturned. Camberwell.
Multiple butchers, bakers, grocers and fishmongers, fortune tellers and snack stands making good use of the produce at hand (hit Evening Star for some fresh grilled scampi if you’re down for a snack) make this one of the best fresh markets in the city. South Melbourne.
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