What’s on in August at Queen Vic Market
It’s the last month of winter and we’ve got stacks of great events to keep you entertained for August. Queen Street Plaza continues with a rotating line up of foodie favourites, we celebrate Love your Bookshop Day and Zoe Damage plays host to the Out of the Darkness photography exhibition. It’s also your last opportunity to check out the Winter Night Market and your first opportunity to celebrate Melbourne Fashion Week in String Bean Alley – don’t miss out!
Queen Street Plaza
Sunday 4, 11, 18 & 25 August
Queen Street Plaza is your weekend festival destination for August. Located under a sea of umbrellas, you’ll discover a rotating line-up of delicious street foodie favourites, including Drums Sri Lankan cuisine, Canadian hot dogs, porchetta rolls, traditional paella from El Rincon and more.
Melbourne Book Market
Every Sunday until 15 December
The Melbourne Book Market is a curated collection of more than 5000 new and pre-loved titles. Peruse literature, history, gardening, travel, art and kids’ books plus a selection of quality second-hand vinyl records and CDs.
Winter Night Market
Wednesday nights until 28 August, 5pm-10pm
The Winter Night Market continues until the end of August to warm up your Wednesdays with delicious street food, specialty shopping, fun entertainment and spiced mulled wine. Delight in the smells, sounds and tastes of winter.
Love your Bookshop Day
Saturday 10 August, 9.30am-2pm
Join us at Books for Cooks to celebrate Love your Bookshop Day. Enjoy free nibbles, live jazz and the opportunity to meet prominent Melbourne cookbook authors.
Out of the Darkness Exhibition by Stephen of Rag & Bone Photography
Wednesday 21 August – Sunday 25 August, 6pm-9pm
Zo Damage presents Out of the Darkness, an exhibition by Stephen of Rag & Bone Photography. A light supper and refreshments from brew masters Young Henrys and sustainable wine merchants ReWine will be available on opening night.
Melbourne Fashion Week at String Bean Alley
Friday 30 August – Sunday 1 September, 10am-4pm
String Bean Alley is the gateway to the iconic sheds and is now home to more than 25 bespoke stalls featuring Melbourne’s best independent makers, creators, designers and artists. Stay a while and enjoy a gin from our pop-up bar, music, meet the maker, and of course shopping.