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Bellarine Peninsula & west coast of Port Phillip Bay

General information about the Bellarine Peninsula & west coast of Port Phillip Bay including Geelong

Drysdale Community Craft Shop Inc
The Drysdale Community Craft Shop has a range of unique uandcrafted uoods made by their members, Specialised baby bear, band bmbroidery, bnique jewellery, folk art, fand made cards, wedding charms, Australiana, paintings, patchwork & quilting. They also have a Lay-by and Order Service.

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Geelong Greyhounds Saturday Community Market at Beckley Park.
A large indoor/outdoor market with variety stalls, produce and food.

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Laverton Rubble & Riches Market
A large indoor/outdoor market with trash & trasure, produce, clothes, furniture, hardware and a range of other goods. White Hat guarantees that if you are looking for a drive shaft for a 1983 Monaro or a missing pice of that Royal Doulton tea set then it will be there. We're just not quite sure where.

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Mill Markets Newcomb
A large indoor market with permenant and casual stallholders selling antiques,collectables, vintage clothing, homewares, memmorabilia and retro fashions. White Hat suggests that if you enjoy the Chapel Street Bazaar in Melbourne you will find a similar range of items at the Newcomb Mill Market but with more space to move.


Werribee Open Range Zoo

Almost 200 hectares of grassy plains and sweeping river terraces are home to a collection of animals from the grasslands of Africa, Australia and Asia. More info >>
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An impressive museum exploring the maritime history of Southern Port Phillip Bay. More information >>
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National Wool Museum
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Portarllngton Mill
A four storey sandstone steam mill built in 1856. This venue hosts various exhibitions throughout the year. More info >>
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The Mansion at Werribee Park

Great Ocean Road and hinterland

General information about the Great Ocean Road and its hinterland including Camperdown and Warrnambool & Port Fairy

Apollo Bay Market
An outdoor market with 20 to 50 stalls selling home made produce and handcrafted goods as well as local produce. Stalls are only available to local residents or rate payers and hence this market truly reflects the craft and produce of the Otways region.

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Pombo Mart
A very large building (originally a butter factory) with a large range of antiques, collectables, old wares and plenty of surprises. White Hat recommends that if you are travelling the Princes Highway between Geelong and Warrnambool that you take a break at the Pombo Mart. There is a cafe and one of  the proprietors is Peter Brocklehurst "The singing cobbler" continues to ply his trade repairing watches and shoes, cutting keys and engraving. More information at Pombo Mart

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Port Fairy Craft Market
Featuring craft and other goods

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Torquay Central Farmers Market
Local & regional bread, cheese, organics, eggs, vegies, berries, jam and honey. White Hat has not yet attended this market but when we do we will let you know what we think.

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Up Markets
New Fashion,Vintage and Cultural Art, become a stall holder in Lorne new indoor permanent market, we do all the hard work for you selling your products seven days a week, prime beachfront location in the heart of lorne's lively shopping hub, stalls and wall space available now.

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Warrnambool Mill Markets
A market operated in the same style as the mills markets in Newtown and Daylesford. Stalls are available on a monthly lease and you will find all manner of clothing, jewellery, antiques, collectables and bric-a-brac. The market is located in the factory and gardens created by Fletcher Jones.


Cape Otway Lighthouse
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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Muesum

Grampians & the blunt end

General information about the Grampian Ranges and 'blunt end of Victoria including Hamilton and Horsham

Johnny Mullagh Cricket Centre

Wimmera, Mallee & Mildura

General information about the Wimmera, Mallee & Mildura

Nyah Lions Market
An outdoor farmers' market which also has secondhand goods and entertainment.

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Uncle Bob's Country Market
A small outdoor market promoting tourism in the local region.

Millewa Pioneer Village

Goldfields & Macedon Ranges

General information about the Goldfields and Macedon Ranges including Ballarat, Bendigo, Ararat & Stawell and the Macedon Ranges and Spa Country

Naturipe Fruits - Pick Your Own and Farm Gate Sales

Naturipe Fruits has both pick your own and farm gate sales. (please note - cash only).

Pick your own
Fruit Season Typical price
(Jan 2016)
Strawberries Mid Oct to end of May $10/kg*
Cherries Mid Nov to Jan $10/kg
Peaches Dec & Jan $3.50/kg
Nectarines Dec & Jan $3.50/kg
Apples Feb to May $3.50/kg
*Entry is free except for cherry picking where there is a small entry charge per person.
Apple seasons are Royal Gala (Feb); Golden Delicious (March); Early Fuji (late-Feb); Late Fuji (April); Pink Lady (late-April to May); Granny Smith (April)

Farm Gate Sales
Fruits for sale are fresh-picked daily and and are not waxed or stored or use any chemicals. As well as the fruits listed above, garlic is also available.

For current details consult the Naturipe Fruits website.

Our rating - 5 Hats

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Daylesford Mill Markets

A large indoor market with an emphasis on antiques, retro fashion and collectables. New stallholders are welcome. White Hat recommends that the serious browser for retro and memorabilia sets aside plenty of time because there are a large amount of goods on display. More information at Daylesford Mill Markets >>



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Ballarat Antique Market
This large antique market with a wide range of items is located on two floors of an old school building and also contains a museum with a small entry charge.It is morein the nature of a very large antique store and does not appear to have the space to cater for casual stallholders. When White Hat last visited (in April 2008) there was also a specialist coins area.

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Ballarat Computer Swap Meet
A large number of stalls selling new and second hand computer equipment and related goods. A small entry fee applies. (Note - the dates and venue of this event can vary. Click here to confirm the current information on this event.

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Ballarat Lakeside Farmers Market
A true Farmers Market. Situated on beautiful Lake Wendouree, the Ballarat Lakeside Market dishes up some of Victoria's freshest produce. While enjoying the live music you can sample & buy from up to 50 specialist boutique stalls featuring fresh fruit, herbs & vegetables, free range poultry and meat, deli style foods, regional wine, coffee, sausage sizzle and much much more. The Lake has never tasted so good.

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Bendigo Community Farmers’ Market

Victoria Farmer's Market Association Accreditation LogoA farmers' market featuring seasonal produce. White Hat suggests you make a morning of it and take in the cooking demonstrations and talks which take place every hour.

This market has been accredited by the VFMA.



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Computer Swap Meet
Featuring local and Victorian traders.

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Kyneton Farmers' Market
A monthly farmers' market that showcases the wine and produce of the great central province - right in the heart of Piper Street Kyneton.

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Skipton Indoor Craft Market
Held at the Mechanic Hall in the heart of Skipton (54kms west of Ballarat on the Glenelg Hwy). Hand crafted jewellery, concrete garden ornaments, natural soy candles, knitted clothing and quilts, crystals, hobby craft and wooden toys, plants and home baked goodies. New stall holders welcome.

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Wesley Hill Market
Locally grown produce, plants, flowers, books, antiques & bric-a-brac, etc

Ballarat Fine Art Gallery
Australia's oldest regional gallery. and home of  the original Eureka Flag. More info >>
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Bringalbit
Bringalbit is a country property near Mt. Macedon retaining some of its original remnant Peppermint Gums, Yellow Box and Manna Gums fail to break the winds. These have been supplemented  confers, oaks, willow and poplar thickets, Monterey pines and Osage trees, nearly all planted in the 19th century. The large trees, together with a small creek feeding a couple of dams and the garden lake before cascading down it’s rocky falls below the spillway forms a peaceful retreat in country Victoria. There is a 60metre Quince Walk that delights in Spring and Autumn. Elsewhere in the garden swathes of roses, lavender, dianthus and gaura soak up the sun on the north facing terraces with their silver foliage context of snow-in-summer edging. There is a small entry charge per person (children free). More info >>
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Forest Glade Gardens
Forest Glade Gardens is one of Australia's finest private gardens. It is short trip from Melbourne and is open to the public from September to May. It features large exotic trees, a bonsai house, a woodland section, a fern gully a blue bell patch and an impressive daffodil lawn during spring; a topiary garden, two aviaries, a laburnum arch, a peony walk highlighted with climbing roses, as well as numerous pergolas, ponds, fountains and statues. Entry $8 per head, (children free); More info >>
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The Golden Dragon Museum

Central Victoria

General indformation about Central Victoria including Echuca

Bealiba Community Market
Home produce, manure, trash & treasure., art and craft. Please note: We be beieve this market may now be defunct but have not been able to contact the organisers as yet to confirm this.

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Violet Town Honeysuckle Community Market
Over 150 stalls featuring home baked goods, fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs (often direct from the farmer), toys, clothes, pottery, hand made gifts, plants,and books. White Hat recommends that anyone travelling along the Hume Highway on the second Saturday of the month makes the short diversion off the highway for a pleasant break.

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Wallan Old Time Market
An indoor / outdoor variety market with over 150 stalla featuring bric-a-brac, second hand goods and a wide range of other products

"The Willows" Museum
"The Willows" Museum
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Benalla Art Gallery
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Benalla Costume & Pioneer Museum
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Cactus Country

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Torrumbarry Weir

Mornington Peninsula

General information about the Mornington Peninsula

Somerville Saturday Market

The Somerville Saturday Market features a wide range of goods including bric-a-brac, jewellry, crafts, secondhand goods and produce. It is run by the local Anglican church and has a local community atmosphere.

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Rosebud Community Market
Featuring a wide range of goods. The market on the 5th Saturday of the month is a trash & trasure market.

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Vintage Market (Rosebud West)
Vintage Market - held at Broadway Bazaar. This is a permanent market, full of vintage and retro bargains held in the old Broadway Theatre in Rosebud Pde, Rosebud. (beach side of the Rosebud Cinemas.) With over 60 permanent stalls of clothing, bric a brac, collectables, jewelry, curios. Café attached. Ph (03) 5982 1212. Open 7 days. Mon - Sat : 9.30am - 5pm. Sun : 10am - 3pm . More information at Rosebud Vintage Bazaar


McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park
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The Museum of HMAS Cerberus
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The Sorrento Museum and Heritage Gallery

South Gippsland, Latrobe Valley & Phillip Island

General information about South Gippsland and the Latrobe Valley plus Phillip Island

Coal Creek Farmers’ Market
The Farmers’ Market is held in the main carpark and picnic area with ample parking just metres away. The market is placcy bag free so BYO your trolley, baskets and reuse your own plastic shopping bags.

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Farmers Market@The Old Cheese Factory
This market is on the second Saturday of the month and complements the long running Casey-Berwick Farmers Market also held at the Old Cheese Factory on the 4th Saturday of the month. There is a wide range of farm fresh produce including organic fruit and vegetables, artisan cheeses and olive oils, specialty breads, free range chicken and eggs, varieties of meats including lamb, beef, veal, pork and venison, together with baked goods, preserves and herb and vegetable seedlings and much more. The market has been accredited by the Victorian Farmers Market Association. It is run by the Berwick Woodworkers Club who collect a $2 donation from shoppers and these funds are used to support local community groups. More information at Old Cheese Factory Farmers Market


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Island Craft Market
An /indoor/otdoor market with over 60 quality handmade craft, plant and produce stalls. Theme is make, bake abd grow. Home cooked food available. Volunteer market and profits are returned for local community needs. The market runs on the 2nd Saturday of the month with some exceptions - check with organisers.

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Rokeby Community Market
An indoor/outdoor market selling a range of goods including local produce.

Yarra Valley & Ranges

General information about the Yarra Valley and Ranges including the Dandenong Ranges and Healesville.

Gully Market
An outdoor market at the foot of Mount Dandenong comprises of a large Fruit and Veg stall, ferns, natives, rare bulbs, statues, jewelry, arts and crafts and many more. Water and some powered sites are available both Saturday and Sunday.

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Healesville Organic Farmers Market
A small market offering produce direct from the grower and featuring organic breakfasts.

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Mont De Lancey Farmers Market
The market is held in the grounds of Mont De Lancey Historical Home, Gardens & Museum situated in Wandin, where you will find Free range beef, Cakes and cookies, Artisan Bread, Wine tasting, Seasonal fruit & vegetables, Olives & Extra Virgin Olive Oil and much more.

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St Andrews Market
Craft and produce stalls in a delightful bush setting.  More information on St Andrews Market.

National Rhododendron Garden
At The National Rhododendron Gardens you will find brilliantly coloured blooms of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, cherries and daffodils. Seasonal changes ensure the gardens are a delight all year around. When not in bloom, you can still soak in the beauty of rich bark textures, seed capsules, foliage shapes and beautiful fragrance as you stroll through the grounds. More information at National Rhododendron Garden
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The Singing Gardens of C.J.Dennis

High Country and north-east Victoria

General information about the High Country and North-East Victoria & Upper Murray

East Gippsland & the pointy end

General information about East Gippsland and 'pointy end' of Victoria

Metung Farmers Market
A true community Farmers Market held on the picturesque Village Green in the heart of Metung. White Hat can recommend a visit to Metung as one of the more relaxing venues for a farmers' market in Victoria.

Sale Swing Bridge
The bridge opens at 3pm and 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays and 11am on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. More information at The White Hat Guide to the Sale Swing Bridge.

You can find a comprehensive guide to markets around Australia at The White Hat Guide to Markets in Australia.

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