Is the Market open during COVID-19?
Melbourne is currently in lockdown with stage 4 restrictions. For Market customers, this means that when shopping for essential goods and services you must stay within 10kms of your home and limit your shopping to one person per household per day. For more information, please click here.
During this time, the following areas of the Market will be open:
- Meat & Fish Hall – for all your meat and seafood needs.
- Dairy Produce Hall – for smallgoods, cheese, fresh pasta, wine, spices, bread, coffee and specialty foods.
- H & I Sheds – for certified organic produce and products, eggs, honey, fruit & veg.
- C & D Sheds – for fruit & veg, eggs, honey, wine, specialty goods*.
- Cafes & Restaurants – serving takeaway meals and coffee only.
*Please note that due to shed restorations, stalls located within A & B Sheds have temporarily relocated to C & D Sheds.
Click here to download Queen Victoria Market’s COVIDSafe plan.
When is the Market open?
Please see our Visitor Information page for all trading hours. Please note that the Market will be open for Grand Final Weekend.
Is the Market open on Public Holidays?
Please check our Visitor Information page for public holiday for trading times.
Where can I find more information about the Queen Victoria Market renewal?
For more information on the QVM renewal project, please visit the Precinct Renewal page.
Are dogs allowed at Queen Vic Market?
In accordance with Food Safety Victoria and the Food Act (1984), no animals, with the exception of guide dogs and assistance dogs, are permitted in the fresh produce or indoor food areas of the Market which include: Dairy Produce Hall, Meat & Fish Hall, Food Court, A Shed, B Shed, H Shed and I Shed.
Where is the Car Park located?
Queen Victoria Market has two car parks, the undercover car park and the open-air car park. For rates and more, see our parking page.
I’ve lost my parking ticket, what should I do?
Please contact the Care Park office, near Franklin and Queen Streets.
When are the Night Markets on?
Please be advised that our Winter Night Market is temporarily postponed. We will keep you updated here.
How do I obtain a refund or exchange an item that I have purchased from the Market?
You will need to obtain a refund or organise an exchange with the trader that you purchased the item off directly. If you are not satisfied with the outcome, please contact the Australia Competition and Consumer Commission or Consumer Affairs Victoria on 1300 558 181
How can I become a trader at the day market?
All applications to become a stallholder at the Market will need to be submitted via our Become a Trader page. Once the application has been submitted, it takes approximately 6 weeks to review.
How can I become a trader at the night market?
The applications to become a trader at the night market are posted on our website during application times. If applications are open you will find them here when they are made available.
Can I film or take photographs at the Market?
Any filming or photography at the Market requires a permit. You can apply and find more information on filming permits here. It usually takes approximately 72 hours for the permit application to be reviewed and approved.
How do I perform at the Market?
A permit is required to busk or perform at the Market. You can apply and find more information on performing permits here.
I would like a job at the Market, are there any vacancies available?
To obtain a job with a stall holder or shop owner, you will need to approach them individually yourself as Queen Victoria Market Pty Ltd does not provide an employment service for any of its tenants.
Where are the toilets located?
Toilets are located along Queen Street, String Bean Alley (Peel street end), Food Court, outside of the Meat and Fish Hall and on Victoria Street (facing A-Shed).
Do Market traders accept credit cards?
Most traders accept credit cards as well as cash. But there are selected traders are cash-only.
Where are the ATMs located?
There are various ATMs at the Market, located at Queen Street toilets, String Bean Alley, C shed, D shed, near the Victoria Street toilets, Food Court and Meat and Fish Hall.
How can I lodge a complaint?
Complaints can be forwarded via mail or e-mail:
Please address your letter to:
Queen Victoria Market
PO Box 12415
Melbourne VIC 8006
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org