Brimbank Community Market
Brimbank Community Market.is a privately owned Australian company and aims is to develop the site in Ardeer into an iconic attraction, a valuable addition to the western suburbs. It is more than a traditional weekend market. The stalls are an attraction in their own right and provide a great atmosphere where patrons will find products and services only found at weekend markets, the market will also have a huge area devoted to entertainment, with a circus, amusements, children's play area, a traditional sumo wrestling ring and other entertainment.
The main objective is to provide an environment where the whole family will find something to enjoy. The entertainment and community involvement will be varied and ongoing and it is hoped that each time you visit the market you will find something new and exciting. Currently planned events include Sumo Wrestling, Dart Competitions, Basket Ball, Football and soccer shoot outs, Tug of war, Cooking competitions, Traditional folk dancing and Musical Entertainment
Brimbank Community Market would welcome community groups, and the general public to participate in the events and competitions they organise.
Camberwell Fresh Food Market
Freshest gourmet produce, seafood, meat, poultry, fruit, vegetables, flowers, 5 delicatessen with highest quality fresh deli items, superb Illy's cakes, specialising in gluten free, and wide selection of multicultural takeaway. Find culinary inspiration for your dining table with friendly family traders at the CFFM.
CERES Organic Food & Craft Market
CERES Organic Market and Shop recently celebrated their 10th birthday. The market sells fresh organic fruit and veg with an emphais on locally grown produce. The CERES Craft Market sells a mixture of hand crafted objects and second hand bargains in a social and friendly environment." The
Chapel Street Bazaar
A veritable Alladin's Cave of collectables, memorabilia and antiques. With over 80 independent dealers buying and selling, White Hat believes this is the largest bazaar of its type in Melbourne.
Federation Square Book Market
Federation square book market is held in the Atrium every Saturday. It has both new and second hand, as well as collectible books.
A large indoor market with a large range of produce and general goods.
Hello Sailor Vintage Fair
This market specialises in quality vintage clothing.
Lost & Found Market
Lost & Found is an indoor market based in a shop just off Smith Street Collingwood. It features vintage furniture, lighting, art, posters, clothes, books, records and anything collectable. Permenant and casual stalls available.
Northern Community Market
This is the first community market in the Hume region. White Hat suggests you head along and support the not for profit group of mothers who have organised this market to help out small home-based businesses. Kids clothes, handmade goodies, health products, jewellery and home made desserts and pastries
Preston market is a large market selling fresh produce, meat, poultry and fish as well as a wide range of general goods. White Hat particular recommends Preston Market if you are shopping for a family on a tight budget. It is located next to the railway station and trams, and there are several supermarkets in the complex if you need to top up on anything not sold in the market.
More information on Preston Market.
Richmond (Gleadell Street) Market
A traditional outdoor street produce market with 65 stalls Fresh fruit and vegetables, foodstuufs, flowers and a fishmonger. More information at
Slow Food Farmers' Market
A farmers' market in the spirit of the international slow food movement featuring farm fresh & organic seasonal fruit, vegetables, seedlings, flowers, hersbs & juices plus breads, olive oil, eggs, rare breed and free range meat, chooks, fresh & smoked fish, home made condiments, specialist cheeses. This is a plastic bag free market so BYO trolley, basket & bags. A small entry fee applies.
White Hat suggests that if you enjoy the Wonderfully Pretty Market in Fitzroy Street (which we reviewed in an earlier newsletter) you are also likely to enjoy the Southside Market featuring handmade and vintage wares. Based in the St Kilda RSL (Var open at midday with drinks at RSL prices) girls & guys will find a cheeky selection handmade and vintage wares. The vintage wares are generally of high quality. You will also find fashions by emerging designers as well as original accessories and treats.
St Albans Market
A relatively small but bustling produce market offering what White Hat considers to be particularly good value for food shoppers.
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