The Summer Night Market

Summer Night Market - Melbourne

Summer in Melbourne rocks and there’s no better time to head along to the Queen Victoria Market for their Summer Night Market on Wednesday evenings.

If you love paella, pavlova, Pimms, pretty lights and party vibes, than this is the market for you. OK, well there is sooooo much more on offer… so read on!


Summer Night Markets in Melbourne - Australia

Summer Night Market at Queen Vic Markets

Summer Night Market map


A warning, the Summer Night Market will no doubt become your weekly Wednesday ritual if you live near the city. Now in it’s 19th year, the Market features delicious global street food, curated bars, artisan stall holders and quirky activations.

There are three live music stages to be found around the historic Market sheds, as well as roving entertainers, buzzing alley communal dining areas and all the atmosphere of a summer festival.

It’s made it on our Melbourne Best Eats list for 2017 and so many of our local favourites are on board including the teams from Wonder BaoSouthside SmokersSimply SpanishAmerican Doughnut Kitchen and That Aranchini Guy.


The Night Market

Wonderbao - Summer Night Market

Summer Night Market - Paella

Summer Night Market - Iced Tea

Pimms at the Summer Night Market

PAVLOVA - Summer Night Market

Melbourne Summer Night Market


Shopping lovers can indulge in some serious retail therapy as well.

Our favourite stalls include Melbourne hat designers Will & Bear; the Hair & Halo Bar run by the babes at Bambi & Sammi; and  the range of organic beauty, body and cooking products made by Coconut Revolution.


Queen Vic Markets - Summer Night Market

Summer Night Market - Toffee Apples


For visitors to Melbourne, you’ll find Queen Victoria Market on the corner of Queen and Therry Streets in the city. It’s the largest open air market in the Southern Hemisphere, at around seven hectares in size, so it will be very easy to find if you jump on a tram and head to a night session.

The Summer Night Market runs every Wednesday (5pm – 10pm) so be sure to check it out.





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Emily Collie is Founder and Editor of well-known Australian travel blog, Melbourne Girl. Emily has written travel articles for Expedia, eHarmony, Amex Shop Small Blogger Series and, and has been featured on many Australian websites including Mimco Mimzine and Bonds Australia Blog, and was invited on behalf of the VRC and Myer, to judge the Myer Fashions on the Field competition on Emirates Melbourne Cup Day.

1 Comment

  • January 21, 2017


    what a lovely market, sounds like they have a lot going on there. great post x

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