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Twilight & Night Markets in Melbourne & Victoria

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St Kilda Beach Night Market

St Kilda Beach Night Market

Twilight Markets

Night Markets

During the summer months you can find night markets and twilight markets around Melbourne and Victoria. Possibly the best known are the Gaslight Markets at the Victoria Market and the St Kilda Beach Market. However beachside towns often delay their summer markets to the cool of the evening. Below is a selection of these markets.


St Andrews Christmas Twilight Market

The popular St Andrews Christmas Twilight Market is a great place to pick up some Christmas gifts and to wind down under the stars in a bush setting.



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South Melbourne Night Market

The South Melbourne Night Market continues to grow each year with even more road lanes blocked to help the party atmosphere. There is an emphasis on food, free music (with 2 stages) and a variety of stalls. White Hat suggests that those interested in checking out young, local independent clothing designers will find plenty to interest them. Full details, along with band details, can be found at South Melbourne Night Market >>



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European Night Market - Madame Brussels Lane

White Hat suggests you rug up and wander around for a night filled with rich aromas of European fare and a quirky selection of stalls.

There will be mulled wine with a special feature of warm butter rum and an atmosphere reminiscent of the classic Christmas night markets in Manchester (UK) and much loved in countries such as Austria, Germany and Switzerland. More information at European Night Market >>



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Queen Victoria Winter Night Market

A popular night market with a range of freshly prepared foods to choose from, variety stalls to browse and wandering entertainers to enjoy. It also includes the free Night Market Cinema showcasing a variety of short films. Details at Queen Victoria Winter Night Market.



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Chinatown Night Market

Once a month Heffernan Lane in Chinatown is given over to a small but bustling night market with a variety of Asian food stalls. This is just the place for an after-work snack before heading off to a serious Friday night of partying. More details at Chinatown Night Market >>



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St Kilda Twilight Market

Thursday evenings come alive in the St Kilda O'Donnell Gardens beside Luna Park on Acland St. With international food, vintage, hand designed and speciality clothing jewellery, holistic services and art. In the most beautiful location beneath the palm trees beside Luna Park delight in finding a treasure that you never knew existed. More details at St Kilda Twilight Market >>

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Queen Victoria Summer Night Market

A thriving night market held at the Queen Victoria Market. There are a large number of food stalls, music and entertainment as well as a range of interesting merchandise. More information at Queen Victoria Summer Night Market >>

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St Andrews Market

Craft and produce stalls in a delightful bush setting. Melbourne's favourite 'hippie market'. More information on St Andrews Market.

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Fitzroy Street Market (to be confirmed 2019)

The Fitzroy Street Market in St Kilda is something new on Fitzroy Street for three Fridays only. Enjoy live performances from local musicians and food and drinks from more than 20 Fitzroy Street cafes, restaurants and bars.

There is live street art as well as pop up market stalls from independent and emerging designers, artists and brands that sell high quality, well designed products. 

Enjoy shopping for Christmas gifts by the beach whilst the sun is setting.



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Blender Artists Market

Blender Ln Artists Market has moved to Docklands. More details at Blender Artists Market



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Coburg Night Market

The Coburg Night Market consists of:

  • Take-away food vendors providing a wide range of street foods, predominantly focused on multi-cultural cuisines, all prepared and cooked fresh on-site
  • Bars - a fully licensed site with bars
  • Young designer fashion and artisan stalls promising an eclectic product mix with emphasis on the innovative, unusual and bizarre
  • Health & harmony - an area dedicated to mind, body and spirit with massage therapists, reflexology, tarot and aura readers, as well as related natural products
  • Entertainers - bands show-casing different musical styles, roving performers and children’s activities.


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Fairhills Primary Market Night

The Fairhills Primary Night Market will have more than 30 stalls, food trucks and children's entertainment. 

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Christmas Market - Makers of Melbourne & High Tea Society

A Christmas market featuring the works of local artists and artisans held in the relaxing surroundings of the Wattle Park Chale Details at Makers of Melbourne & High Tea Society

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Northcote Town Hall Kris Kringle Night Markets
The Northcote Town Hall Kris Kringle Night Markets are on again with over 50 stall holders selling locally hand crafted items such as designer fashion, accessories, giftware, jewellery, ceramics, woodcrafts, homewares, kids’ items, and much, much more. Bring the family and enjoy free live entertainment each week while you shop. Food available on site. ..
Wonderfully Pretty Market
Presenting a selection of Melbourne-based designer and vintage clothes. ..
Sprout Community Market
Sprout has an emphasis on local crafts & produce & is a rubbish free market. Organically grown produce & preserves, dried herbs & teas, artworks, seedlings & plants; music; food; kids activities; local, handmade, craft & 2nd hand stalls; excess home grown produce from local community. ..
Supper Market
The Supper Market at the Abbotsford Convent and it’s only 4km from the city. There is a range of food on the food hawker stalls, and shoppers have numbers of products on offer, while people looking for entertainment will find circus performers roaming the grounds, music lovers will enjoy acoustic music played by local musicians. White Hat suggests that those who want to be outdoors on a summery Friday night should consider the Supper Market. Bring your picnic rug and enjoy sitting on the garden lawns while eating fresh food served from the hawker food stalls.

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Geelong Night Market
Based on the successful Night Market at Queen Victoria Market in Melbourne, the Geelong Night Market features stalls with everything from a well-being area to eclectic wares and artisans to live entertainment. Street food showcases cuisines from around the world and there are activities for families to enjoy. White Hat can recommend this market as an atmospheric contribution to the relaxed atmosphere of Geelong over the summer holiday period. ..
Melton Community Twilight Market
White Hat suggests for those who live or work out west that you might want to give this newly established market run by the scouts a try. There are a variety of stalls and food is available. In addition there is a live DJ and affordable activities for the kids. ..
Venus Bay Twilight Markets
A range of goods and entertainment. ..

Defunct Markets

To the best of White Hat's knowledge, the following markets no longer operate:

  • The twilight Bayside Market in Frankston
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