What’s On This January
Summer is in full swing for 2019 and we’ve got a heap of January events to keep you busy. The Summer Night Market continues every Wednesday night, alongside the return of the hugely popular and spine-tingling Séance experience. We also welcome the Melbourne Book Market, featuring a curated collection of more than 5000 new and pre-loved titles. Enjoy!
Every Wednesday, Friday & Saturday nights from January 9 until February 6
Are you game? Combining the concept of a traditional séance with sound technology and sensory deprivation, Séance blurs the bounds of perception and reality. Set in a 40ft shipping container, the experience is intense, exhilarating, spine-tingling and… We won’t spoil it by giving too much away. Proceed with an open mind. Read more.
Summer Night Market
Melbourne’s original night market continues for 2019. This year there are over 60 global street food stalls and more than 100 specialty shopping pop-ups, plus the usual bars and a rotating line up of live music and entertainment. Grab your buds and soak up the best of summer with a range of tastes and plenty of backyard games like totem tennis, Jenga and chess. Read more.
Melbourne Book Market
Sundays from January 20
Brought to you by the organisers of the former Federation Square Book Market, the Melbourne Book Market is a curated collection of more than 5000 new and pre-loved titles. You’ll find history, gardening, travel, art and kids’ books plus a selection of quality second-hand vinyl records and CDs. Read more
Live Music Weekends
Every Saturday and Sunday
Visit the Queen Street Plaza on the weekends for a stellar line up of live music and free entertainment. Each week, you’ll hear the sweet sounds of local musicians who have mastered rock ‘n’ roll, Latin, jazz, folk and more.
Self-Guided Market Wellness Trail
Any Market Day
Discover the abundance of do good, feel good treasures that lie within Melbourne’s favourite market. From pick n mix herbs and spices to organic skincare and produce, locally-blended loose leaf teas and vegan-friendly cakes and gluten-free cookies –there’s more than enough to keep you entertained. Read more
Ultimate Foodie Tour
Multiple dates throughout January
Enjoy a two-hour delicious and fascinating guided walking tour of the iconic Queen Victoria Market. Taste the freshest produce, discover unique ingredients, learn tips and tricks for shopping and cooking and meet some of our beloved Market traders. Read more