Summer night markets in Melbourne

Spend the long, balmy evenings at some of Melbourne's best summer night markets

Make the most of the warm summer evenings and get stuck into Melbourne's night markets. Spread across the city, these shopping hubs showcase work from some of Melbourne's best makers, crafters and artisans, as well as a globally inspired food and drink offering. Often, you'll find live music and roving performers, too. Stuck for Christmas gift ideas? Check out our guide for buying gifts in Melbourne.

The best night markets in Melbourne this summer

Queen Victoria Summer Night Market
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Things to do

The Night Market at Queen Vic Market

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The Queen Victoria Market Summer Night Market returns to offer diverse food offerings, refreshing drink selections and a vibrant summer atmosphere, every Wednesday until March 11. Spend your warm Wednesday nights surrounded by food including raw fish poké bowls from Poke Doke, authentic Peruvian street food from Pachamancha, chicken souvas from the Cypriot Kitchen, American style bagels from Boston Bagels, greek doughnut balls from Taki's Balls and plenty more. If you're thirsty, grab Pimm's jugs, Running Bull Sangria and tipples from Coldstream Brewery at the Garden Bar. Right in the heart of the city the markets make a great dinner stop for anyone coming from work, or tourists looking to experience the famous markets after dark.

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