Is the Market open during COVID-19?
Queen Vic Market is OPEN for fresh produce, specialty shopping and great eats. Come and rediscover Queen Victoria Market, shop locally and support our city’s small, family-run businesses.
All areas of the Market are open but please note the following:
- Cafes and restaurants open for seated indoor and outdoor service with a maximum 10 people per group, seating 1.5 metres from other groups.
- Specialty stalls are now located between A to F Sheds due to the restoration of J-M Sheds.
- String Bean Alley will open on Sundays only.
When is the Market open?
Please see our Visitor Information page for all trading hours.
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.
What are the rates in the carpark?
The carpark is open daily from 5am – 7pm. For rates and full information see our Visitor Information 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?
In line with government recommendations, all upcoming Night Markets have been postponed until further notice.
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 email@example.com