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Queen Victoria Winter Night Market Melbourne

Queen Victoria Winter Night Market Melbourne

| On 23, Jun 2015

A Melbourne winter can be confusing. Rain, hail or shine, the Queen Victoria Winter Night Market has got it down pat. All about celebrating some of Melbourne’s most talented artists and performers as well as Melbourne’s diverse and delicious tastes, the winter market is the place to be Wednesday evenings.

2015 sees the Winter Night Market return for its fourth year and it’s bigger and better than ever. Set in the midst of Melbourne’s busy city, the market is the perfect place for a mid-week break or a catch up with friends.

The winter market has a wide selection of small bites, main meals and sweet treats from all around the world – from the ever-popular German bretzel to spicy fresh mussels to hot pizzas by world-famous 400 Gradi. Lines aren’t an issue – venders prepare and serve food efficiently, minimizing the long lines often associated with night markets. Prices are reasonable and range from around $7-$16 for a main meal.

hot mussels

But there’s more than just food. The night market is a unique shopping experience filled with hand crafted, eclectic jewelry, knitwear, homewares, candles, artworks and gifts. If you’re wanting some time off your feet, grab a piping hot apple cider and chill out at the Night Market cinema which screens short films all evening.

And if all of this is still not enough to keep you entertained, why not join in the silent disco conga line?

With plenty of space to relax, eat and drink, the market is the perfect place to unwind after a busy day at the office or to finish off a shopping day in the city.


What: Queen Victoria Winter Night Market

When: Every Wednesday evening from 5pm-10pm, June 3 – August 26

Where: Corner of Elizabeth and Victoria Streets, Melbourne CBD

Cost: Entry is free!

Getting there: If you’re driving, there are plenty of spots available inside the market itself for a flat rate of $10. If using public transport, the market is in walking distance from Melbourne Central Station and located on the numbers 19, 57 and 59 tramlines.

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Image Credits: Queen Victoria Market