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Fresh ideas at Melbourne’s spring markets

Whether you want to freshen up your home, wardrobe or meet up with friends for a tasty night out, these are the markets to visit before spring is over.

Night Noodle Markets

Melbourne Night Noodle Markets are back, bringing a food-meets-music-festival atmosphere to Birrarung Marr. Entry is free to this massive event with live DJs, music, spectacular city views and an Asian hawker-style market’s buzz. There’s so much more than noodles on offer, from dumplings and satay skewers to desserts by the likes of Gelato Messina.

A group of people sitting on the ground eating at a market

The Night Noodle Markets


The Thread Den Market

This indoor-outdoor space is also the venue for a monthly event thriving on the motto of ‘Melbourne made, indie design, ethical production’. The Thread Den Market brings together more than 60 innovative designers, artists and makers. Clothing and accessories are the focus, so it’s essential for fashionistas seeking something unique and exquisitely crafted. There’s more besides though, and all made with love. Sunday 5 November.

The Night Market

Arguably the most popular market in Melbourne, Queen Victoria Market’s Night Market reopens for it’s summer reason on 15 November. From vibrant live performances to boutique and vintage shopping, and a huge array of food stalls.

A crowd of people talking and waking at an outdoor night market

The Night Market at Queen Victoria Markets opens on 15 November.


World Vegan Day

If you’re looking for tasty, healthy and ethical food, there’s a feast of options at the Showgrounds for World Vegan Day Melbourne. There will be lots of food for instant satisfaction, as well as cooking demonstrations, speakers and stalls selling vegan ingredients. It’s not just about happy tummies though. From vegan fashions to vegan speed dating, this is a day about feeling good all over.