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Markets Melbourne: exciting selection of the best weekend markets held in and around Melbourne, Australia
Akoonah Park Market, Berwick, is a craft and variety market held every Sunday
Experience Sunday Markets in Victoria alongside the beach at Queenscliff. This Victoria community market is a quality craft and fresh produce weekend market.
Perfect for tourists and locals, the Gembrook Market is situated high up in the Dandenong Ranges at the very end of the Puffing Billy rail track
The local Trash and Treasure flea market is held at the Pakenham Football Club on the 3rd Sunday of every month come hail, rain or shine
Laverton Market, Melbourne's largest new & secondhand market. Open every Saturday and Sunday from 7:30am to 4pm
Explore the delicious local, country Farmer Market held alongside the Coal Creek Heritage Village in Korumburra on the 2nd Saturday of every month
Held every Weekend in the heart of Melbourne, the Art Centre Sunday Market provides locals and tourist alike with top quality art, craft and homemade delicacies
12/12/2017 to 31/12/2019
Mon: 11am – noon, 1pm – 2pm
Wed: 11am – noon, 1pm – 2pm
Thu: 11am – noon, 1pm – 2pm
Frid: 11am - noon, 1pm - 2pm
Melbourne Town Hall
90-130 Swanston Street Melbourne VIC 3000
Free tours of Melbourne's historic Town Hall give visitors the chance to learn about the architectural, social and political significance of this impressive 19th-century building.
Experience the grandeur of the wood-panelled Council Chamber, stand on the portico where the Beatles waved, sit in the Lord Mayor's chair and view the richly carved Melbourne Town Hall Grand Organ, the largest grand romantic organ in the southern hemisphere.
Rooms included in the tour are subject to availability.
A variety of groups can be accommodated, including local and international visitors, students of all ages, the disabled and delegations.
Note for groups larger than 10, please book ahead
Contact: 03 9658 9658
20/01/2019 to 14/04/2019
Queen Victoria Market
Cnr Elizabeth and Victoria streets
Melbourne VIC 3000
Melbourne Book Market is a curated collection of more than 5,000 new and pre-loved titles selected and presented by 15 of Melbourne’s most experienced booksellers as well as authors, illustrators and book creators.
Peruse literature, history, gardening, travel, art and kids books, plus an array of quality second-hand vinyl records and CDs.
The 15 founding members will have their own stalls at the Market every Sunday, presenting up to 20 pop up stalls at the Melbourne Book Market:
Ann James and Ann Haddon – Book illustrators, promoting Australian picture books and creatorsSophia Goodsoul – Kindergarten teacher and writerAndy White – Self-published author and illustratorMartin Davey – Author on indigenous culture and historical/ political controversies.
There will be live acoustic music from local Melbourne artists each week and demonstrations by picture book illustrators.