Markets & Food Events

14 Markets To Check Out In Melbourne This March

By Ben Tyers
3rd Mar 2020


We're well and truly in market season as we move into Autumn, with fresh produce hitting the trestle tables, and gifts galore, there's no better time to get out to the plethora of markets available in Melbourne.

With a lot of markets shutting down over winter, you better get your fix while you can. Here are the best markets in Melbourne.


Queen Victoria Night Market


The Queen Victoria Markets are once again opening their doors after hours so you can make the most of these beautiful summer nights. Every Wednesday you’ll find rows and rows of food vendors, to tickle every taste bud as well as fashion, art and the new Palm Spring pop-up bar.

Where: Queen Victoria Markets, Elizabeth St & Therry St, Melbourne, VIC 3000
When: Every Wednesday until 11 March, 5pm to 10pm
For more information, click 

St Kilda Esplanade Market


This iconic Melbourne market really swings into action as we get into the hotter months. Running along St Kilda beach between Luna Park and The Espy there is a massive range of stalls selling every bit and bob imaginable. 

Where: The Esplanade, St Kilda, VIC 3182
When: Every Sunday, 10am - 4pm

Preston Twilight Market


Venture north to Preston in March to the Preston Twilight Market and take in the night sky.

For one night only there will be live music, licensed bars, international food, vintage clothing, artwork, crafts, jewellery, and more.

When: Friday 20 March, 4pm to 10pm
Where: Retropolis, 56-58 Oakover Road, Preston
For more information, head here.


Good Commons


Melbourne's newest market now has a few events under their belt, and are going monthly from hereon.

Calling Moorabbin's Morris Moor home, Good Commons has a range of food trucks, home-made wares, a kids fun zone, and best of all, it's dog-friendly.

When: Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 March
Where: 19 Cochranes Road, Moorabbin
For more information, head to

National Trust Vintage Clothing Sale


Como House hosts this year's National Trust Vintage Clothing Sale.

Entry is just $2. Once inside you'll find vintage clothing with brands such as Alexander McQueen, Armani, Valentino, Max Mara, and Missoni at a fraction of the price you'd expect.

Prices on clothing starts at $5.

When: Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 March, 10:30am to 4pm
Where: Como House, corner Williams Road & Lechlade Avenue, South Yarra
For more information, head here.


CERES Harvest Festival

Brunswick East

It's time to celebrate farmers, and the amazing produce they look after for us at the CERES Harvest Festival.

There will be live music, food stalls, coffee, a flea market, workshops, giant vegetable competition and much, much more.

When: Saturday 28 March, 10am to 3pm
Where: CERES Environment Park, corner Roberts & Stewart Street, Brunswick East
For more information, head here.


Melbourne Farmers Markets

At Melbourne Farmers Markets, there's nothing processed about this process. You can get good food straight from Victorian farmers, that you know has been cultivated with sincerity and love of the product. You can find these markets all around Melbourne.

Here's the list:

  • Carlton Farmers Market: First and third Saturday of the month, 8 am - 1 pm
  • Coburg Farmers Market: Every Saturday, 8 am–1 pm
  • Collingwood Children’s Farm: Second Saturday of the month, 8 am–1 pm
  • Gasworks Arts Park, Albert Park: Third Saturday of the month, 8 am–1 pm
  • Alphington Famers Market: Every Sunday, 9 am-1 pm
  • Fairfield Primary School: Third Saturday of every month, 8 am–1 pm
  • Abbotsford Convent Farmers Market: Fourth Saturday of the month, 8 am-1 pm
  • The University of Melbourne: Every Wednesday during the semester, 10:30 am–2:30 pm

For more info, click here.

Strapped for cash? Here are a bunch of free things to do in Melbourne this month.

Image credit: supplied 

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