With an array of fresh fruit and vegetable stalls, an amazing deli section and other diverse offerings, you can’t go past the Queen Victoria Market. Open for eight consecutive days in the lead-up to Christmas, there no excuse not to stock up on the freshest produce! While you’re there, check out these events:
Santa and his elves will be at the Christmas Hub every weekend in December, and on the three days before Christmas, between 10am to 2pm.
The Night Market, on every Wednesday (except 25 December), features yummy food, interesting stalls and a festive atmosphere.
Featuring over 150 stalls, the market showcases local designers, craftspeople, artists, and eateries as well as an eclectic array of entertainment over the span of the site’s three stages.
The Night Market goes down every Wednesday from November 6 until February 26, starting at 5:00pm. More information is available on The Night Market’s website.
Travel to the Caribbean with Roderick Grant from Bossman Jamaican Hut for jerk chicken, goat curry and curry channa. Try a freshly baked börek with various fillings (cheese and spinach, spicy potato, or spicy lamb for only $3 at the Borek Shop in the delicatessen section of the market. Visit the mega fruit & veg stalls, the fabulously ornate deli hall (built in 1878), the jam doughnut van with its long queue, and Market Lane Coffee nearby.
The Queen Victoria Market is a major landmark in Melbourne, Australia, and at around seven hectares is the largest open air market in the Southern Hemisphere. (Wikipedia)
Address: Corner of Victoria St and Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Opened: March 20, 1878
Sunday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – See all
Architectural style: Victorian architecture
Phone: (03) 9320 5822