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The best outdoor markets in Melbourne

Shop, eat and browse in the open air at these al fresco markets around town
Collingwood Children's Farm Farmers' Market
By Time Out editors |

Melbourne's outdoor markets combine two of our favourite things: shopping and fresh air. Despite Melbourne's penchant for four seasons in one day, we have plenty of outdoor markets to choose from, and rightfully so – everyone knows food tastes better outside. From summer night markets and farmers' markets to designer markets and food truck musters, these are some of the best al fresco shopping experiences in town. 

For more inspo take a look at our ultimate shopping guide and list of the the best farmers' market in Melbourne.

Shopping, Markets

Rose Street Artists' Market

icon-location-pin Around Fitzroy, Fitzroy

Each Saturday and Sunday the Rose Street Market gathers some of Melbourne's most exciting artists and designers to display their wares and talk all things handmade. Weave your way through the crowds and duck into the warehouse to check out the handmade fashion, food and curios for sale. The artists are usually on hand to compare crochet needles and discuss their work, so drop in for a squiz, a chat and a haircut from the resident hairdresser.

Camberwell Markets
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Shopping, Markets

Camberwell Sunday Market

icon-location-pin Around Camberwell, Camberwell

Camberwell Market is undoubtedly Melbourne’s biggest marketplace for pre-loved wares, with 370 stalls in total. From the most delicate string of vintage pearls to hardwood furniture, you and your home can get a reasonably cheap makeover from one Sunday morning's worth of rummaging. The layout of the markets does not divide stallholders by what they are selling, which encourages you to explore every nook and cranny of the outdoor marketplace. 

Hank Marvin Market
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Things to do, Food and drink

Hank Marvin

icon-location-pin St Kilda East

Southsiders after a spot to eat and do the weekly shop in one go should mark the calendar for the Hank Marvin markets at Alma Park East. Open every Saturday, Hank Marvin draws some of the best food trucks in town, which join purveyors of fresh foods and produce.

Check out the ultimate shopping guide to Melbourne

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