Trading Hours

 Fresh Produce
(Lower Market & A + B Sheds)
Specialty Shopping
(Upper Market)
The Night Market
(Seasonal)
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.

Christmas Trading Hours

 Fresh Produce
(Lower Market & A + B Sheds)
Specialty Shopping
(Upper Market)
The Night Market
(Seasonal)
Tuesday 19 December6am - 2pm8am - 2pm
Wednesday 20 DecemberClosedClosed5pm - 10pm
Thursday 21 December6am - 3pm8am - 3pm
Friday 22 December6am - 5pm8am – 5pm
Saturday 23 December6am – 4pm8am – 4pm
Sunday 24 December6am – 4pm (or until sold out)9am - 4pm
Monday 25 DecemberClosedClosed
Tuesday 26 DecemberClosedClosed
Wednesday 27 DecemberClosedClosedClosed
Thursday 28 December6am - 2pm8am - 2pm
Friday 29 December6am - 5pm8am - 5pm
Saturday 30 December6am - 3pm8am - 3pm
Sunday 31 December6am - 4pm9am - 4pm
Monday 1st JanuaryClosed Closed

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

Parking

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.