The Queen Victoria Market is a major attraction in Melbourne, Australia and is the largest open air market in the Southern Hemisphere. The Market is significant to Melbourne’s culture and heritage and has been listed on the Victorian Heritage Register.
Speciality shopping – a huge range of clothing and footwear, cosmetics, leather goods, jewellery, handcrafts, locally made goods and souvenirs. Enjoy the experience of interacting with passionate stallholders in the heart of the city!
Eat and drink – including speciality cuisine… kangaroo biltong, marinated octopus, wallaby fillets, seasonable fruits and vegetables.
Night markets – global street food and some of Melbourne’s best live entertainment acts. The market transforms into a lively social atmosphere where locals meet on a Wednesday night to enjoy street food stalls, bars, live music and dance performances. Staged from 5pm – 10pm every Wednesday night during Summer (November – March) and Winter (June – August).
Explore the Market’s historic sheds and buy beautiful Australian souvenirs including indigenous artworks and boomerangs, merino wool and Alpaca clothing, leather bags and satchels, natural soaps, honey, loose-leaf teas and coffee. There are also plenty of traders selling opal stones direct from Australian mines.
The market comes alive on Sundays with a regular calendar of events and multicultural events and celebrations.
Join the locals and enjoy breakfast at a local market cafe, to the sounds of buskers on the streets.
Be sure to purchase a Queen Victoria Melbourne shopping bag as token of your visit.