Welcome to our visitor information page. Here you will find helpful information to make your visit to Queen Vic Market as easy and enjoyable as possible!

For ATM, toilet and other facility locations, please download our Market Map here.

Trading Hours

Australia Day 2018
Please note: the market will be closed on Australia Day, Friday 26th January 2018.
Don’t forget we are open the day before and the day after, Thursday 25th and Saturday 27th January.

 Fresh Produce
(Lower Market & A + B Sheds)
Specialty Shopping
(Upper Market)
The Night Market
MondayClosed ClosedClosed
Tuesday6am - 2pm8am – 2pmClosed
WednesdayClosedClosed5pm - 10pm
Thursday6am - 2pm8am – 2pmClosed
Friday6am – 5pm8am – 3pmClosed
Saturday6am – 3pm8am – 3pmClosed
Sunday9am - 4pm9am - 4pmClosed

String Bean Alley open Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

Please note: Queen Victoria Market is a traditional market and traders commence packing down stalls 60-90 minutes before advertised closing times.

The Market is closed on most public holidays, check website closer to the date for holiday opening times.

Getting to the Market

A short walk from the City centre, Queen Victoria Market is bounded by Peel, Franklin, Victoria & Elizabeth Streets.

  • Tram

    The Market is located within the free tram zone. Take the 19, 57 or 59 to Stop 7, Elizabeth St or Tram 58 to Stop 9, Peel St.

  • Train

    Only a 7 minute walk from Melbourne Central and Flagstaff Stations. Walk north along Elizabeth or William Street.

  • Bike

    There is free bike parking in and around the Market. Major bike lanes leading to the Market run along Royal Parade and Victoria Street.

  • Car

    Enter the market car park from Franklin or Queen Streets. See more info below.

Visitor Information Queen Vic Market


The Queen Victoria Market is open 7 days a week between 5am – 7pm and is accessible via Franklin or Queen Streets. The Market car park is managed by Care Park. To exit after hours call Security on 0414 550 451. Contact Care Park for more information (03) 9682 1733 or enquiries@carepark.com.au

Market Days

HoursTuesday, Thursday & FridaySaturday & Sunday
0 – 1FreeFree
1 – 2$5.00$5.00
2 – 3$12.00$12.00
3 – 4$20.00$20.00
4 – 5$25.00$20.00
5 – 6$30.00$20.00
6 – 7$35.00$20.00
Daily Maximum$35.00$20.00

Non Market Days

HoursMondays & Wednesdays
0 – 1$4.00
1 – 2$8.00
2 – 3$12.00
Daily Maximum$18.00
Early Bird Parking (enter between 5pm - 10am, exit after 2pm$12
After Hours Exit Fee$30.00
Event Parking

$15 Flat Rate
Enter after 4.30pm. Car Park closes at 11pm on event days.