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All Of The Markets You Need To Go To In March

By Gen Nenna
2nd Mar 2017

If you’re all about those crafternoon vibes or just looking for somewhere to do your weekly shop, we’ve compiled the perfect little list of all the markets you need to go to in March.

Night Markets

Summer Night Market

Summer may have (technically) ended but the balmy nights and good times live on at the Queen Victoria Market. The Summer Night Market has been extended until 29 March and as we desperately cling to the last of the warm weather and our natural tans, we could not be more grateful. Boasting Melbourne’s largest array of global street food, live entertainment and specialty shopping, we’ll be making the most of those sweet summer vibes before they’re gone for good.

Where: Queen Victoria Market, corner of Queen Street and Therry Street, Melbourne 
When: 5pm to 10pm, Wednesdays
For more information, click here

Lifestyle Markets

Makers Market

Held within the walls of the picturesque Abbotsford Convent, the Makers Market is the perfect place to find one-of-a-kind jewellery, stationery and clothing, created by local artists.   

Where: The Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford
When: 10am to 4pm, Sunday 19 March 
For more information, click here

The Rose Street Market

If you’re on the lookout for some of Melbourne’s best handmade gems, go no further than The Rose Street Market. Each Saturday and Sunday discover a huge offering of unique art, fashion, homewares and more, created by incredible emerging designers. 

Where: 60 Rose Street, Fitzroy
When: 11am to 5pm, every Saturday and Sunday
For more information, click here

The Frankston Makers Market 

Turn your trip to the market into a fun day out with the family thanks to Mermaid Sorority Summer Editions. Boasting over 80 stalls, an awesome selection of food trucks, live music and heaps of activities for the kids, The Frankston Makers Market is your one stop shop for unique and beautiful homewares.  

Where: Frankston & District Basketball Association, 90 Bardia Avenue, Seaford
When: 9am to 2pm, Saturday 11 March
For more information, click here.

Eltham Twilight Easter Market

Head down to the Eltham Town Square this March and shop small to help support the local businesses and artists. Get around that community spirit as you spend the night munching on tasty treats while enjoying live music and free activities.

Where: Eltham Town Square, Main Road, Eltham
When: 4pm to 8pm, Thursday 30 March
For more information, click here

Produce Markets

Melbourne Farmers Markets 

Hosted in seven locations all around this beautiful city of ours, Melbourne Farmers Markets offer a huge selection of beautifully fresh, sustainably farmed produce, with not a wholesaler or big business in sight. This is a rare opportunity to really connect with the farmers themselves and learn all about the paddock to plate experience first hand. 

Coburg North Primary School: 8am to 1pm, every Saturday
Carlton Primary School: 8am to 1pm, first Saturday of every month
Collingwood Children’s Farm: 8am to 1pm, second Saturday of every month
Gasworks Arts Park, Albert Park: 8am to 1pm, third Saturday of every month
Fairfield Primary School: 8am to 1pm, third and fifth Saturdays of every month
Slow Food Melbourne at Abbotsford Convent: 8am to 1pm, fourth Saturday of every month
The University of Melbourne: 10:30am to 2:30pm, every Wednesday

Queen Victoria Market

Let the smell of fresh, hot jam donuts be your guide as you roam the stalls and iconic food halls of the largest open-air market in the Southern Hemisphere. Packed to the brim with incredibly fresh produce, handmade goodies, gorgeous apparel, and great vibes, The Queen Victoria Market is an absolute must-see.

Where: Corner of Victoria Street and Elizabeth Street, Melbourne
When: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
For more information, click here.

Hank Marvin Markets

If you notice you’re always starvin’ as you do your weekly shop, this Saturday market is definitely the place for you. Attracting some of the biggest names in the food truck game, the Hank Marvin Markets offers shoppers a place to sit down and feast after browsing their selection of super fresh produce.

Where: Alma Park East, 150 Dandenong Rd, St Kilda East
When: 9am to 3pm, every Saturday
For more information, click here

Image Credit: The Rose Street Market

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