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Events on Sunday 19th April 2015

Markets fairs & fêtes operating on
Sunday 19th April 2015

Ashwood Farmers Market

The Ashwood Farmers Market is a true authentic farmers market. You will find a vast array of "Victorian only" produce on offer including artisan breads, deli-style foods, wine, honey, cheeses, olive oil, jams and preserves, seasonal fruit, vegies, herbs and nuts, fresh and cured meats, eggs, poultry, plants, fresh flowers and much more. Gold coin entry
3rd Sunday of month

 

Ashwood College, 50 Vannam Drive - Ashwood
Enquiries: 0430 526 338
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Bentleigh Sunday Market

The Bentleigh Sunday Market is run by the Rotary Club of Bentleigh Moorabbin Central. Since 1977, over $1.7 million has been raised to support local charities and Rotary Projects. There are about 150 stalls available, where you will find plants, clothing, cosmetics, jewellery, books, videos, tools, toys, crafts, pre loved goods, and more! Located at the Bentleigh railway station car park, Bent Street, opposite Coles supermarket. Casual and regular Stallholders wanted. Have your garage sale here! Tables and clothing racks available for hire. Enquire at the market or by email to info@bentleighmarket.org.
7am to 12noon, Sundays

 

Railway car park, Bent Street - Bentleigh
Enquiries: info@bentleighmarket.org
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Brimbank Community Market

Brimbank Community Market.is a privately owned Australian company and aims is to develop the site in Ardeer into an iconic attraction, a valuable addition to the western suburbs. It is more than a traditional weekend market. The stalls are an attraction in their own right and provide a great atmosphere where patrons will find products and services only found at weekend markets, the market will also have a huge area devoted to entertainment, with a circus, amusements, children's play area, a traditional sumo wrestling ring and other entertainment. The main objective is to provide an environment where the whole family will find something to enjoy. The entertainment and community involvement will be varied and ongoing and it is hoped that each time you visit the market you will find something new and exciting. Currently planned events include Sumo Wrestling, Dart Competitions, Basket Ball, Football and soccer shoot outs, Tug of war, Cooking competitions, Traditional folk dancing and Musical Entertainment Brimbank Community Market would welcome community groups, and the general public to participate in the events and competitions they organise.
Saturdays & Sundays

 

614 Ballarat Road - Ardeer
Enquiries: 0411 757 335 or 0421 675 150
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Camberwell Computer Swap Meet

A large number of stalls selling new and second hand computer equipment and related goods. A small entry fee applies. (Note - the dates and venue of this event can vary. Click here to confirm the current information on this event.
9am—4.30pm, 3rd Sunday of most months

 

Camberwell Civic Centre - Camberwell
Enquiries: (03) 9886 1466
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Camberwell Rotary Market

A large outdoor second hand goods, bric a brac. A small entry fee applies. White Hat can recommend this market as one of the better ones in Melbourne for vintage clothing. It is a 5minute walk from Camberwell Station. It is not operating on the 20th & 27th December 2009.
6am - 12.30pm, Sundays

 

Station Street (opposite Target car park) - Camberwell
Enquiries: 1300 367 712
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Caribbean Gardens Market

A large market picnic area and a big range of new and second hand goods. On Wednesdays entry is free and there is access to and general market, food stalls and playground. On Sundays there is an entry fee and as well as the market there is a children's train and boat rides, rock climbing. Caribbean Gardens Market is close to the Eastlink freeway and is now oppen Fridays as well as Wednesdays and Sundays. It is closed Christmas Day.
8.30am to 3pm Wednesdays; 8:30am -to 2pm Fridays; 8.30am to 4.30pm Sundays

 

Caribbean Gardens, Ferntree Gully Road, - Scoresby
(Mel ref 72 G10) Enquiries: (03) 9763 7688
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Chapel Street Bazaar

A veritable Alladin's Cave of collectables, memorabilia and antiques. With over 80 independent dealers buying and selling, White Hat believes this is the largest bazaar of its type in Melbourne.
10am to 6pm, daily

 

217 Chapel Street - Prahran
Enquiries: (03) 9529 3174
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Cheltenham Rotary Market & Car Boot Sale

Crafts, second hand and car boot sales in an under cover carpark.Tthe venue is the multi story car park behind the Kingston City Offices (Fujitsu Building) enty off Station Rd, Cheltenham.
8am to 1pm, Sundays

 

- Cheltenham
Enquiries: (03) 958 4254
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Coburg Community Market

Community market featuring local products and produce. Hosted by the Rotary Clubs of Coburg & Moreland. Stall holders commence 7:15am, market commences 8am.
8am to 1pm, Sundays

 

cnr Russell & Harding Streets - Coburg
Enquiries: 0451 030 379
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Coburg Trash & Treasure Market

A large outdoor market selling new & second hand goods, antiques & craft. A small entry fee applies. Casual stallholders are welcome. The venue is a drive-in theatresite and can acter for cars and trailers on the site. White Hat would advise 'professional buyers' to pay the additional fee for early bird entry at7am if you want to get first pick of the stock.
8am - 2pm, Sundays (weather permitting)

 

Village Drive In Theatre. Newlands Road - Coburg
Enquiries: (03) 9791 2992
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Dandenong Trash & Treasure Market

A large outdoor market selling new & second hand goods, antiques & craft. A small entry fee applies. Casual stallholders are welcome. The venue can cater for cars and trailers on the site. White Hat would advise 'professional buyers' to pay the additional fee for early bird entry at7am if you want to get first pick of the stock.
Sun (weather permitting) 8am - 2pm

 

Cnr South Gippsland Highway & Hallam Valley Road - Dandenong South
Enquiries: (03) 9791 2992
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Docklands Sunday Market

An eclectic market overlooking the waterfront at Docklands. A perfect compliment to the restaurants & shops of Melbourne's newest tourist hub. Be pleasantly surprised with an Ever-Changing Market! With Arts, Artisans, Crafts, Beauty Products, Baby/Children's Wear, Vintage, Soy Candles, Bonsai Trees, Jewellery, Hats, Clothing, Secondhand Books, Handmade Flowers, Model Cars, Licorice; Lollipops, Kids Face Painting and Lots More! Something for everybody. Take a stroll along the promenade, find a treasure, have a meal and make a day of it. More information at www.docklandsundaymarket.com.au
10am to 4pm Sundays, June to Aug 3rd Sun only

 

New Quay & Waterfront City Promenade - Docklands
Enquiries: 0412 910 496
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Eltham Community Craft & Produce Market

The Eltham Market - a place to enjoy a community atmosphere in a delightful setting, eat some tasty food, take home a gift, buy some fresh fruit and veg, listen to good music or find a special artistic ornament or craft. Free car parking, or a short walk from Eltham railway station.
8.30am to 1pm, 3rd Sun of month (Feb to Oct), 1st & 3rd Sun (Nov & Dec), no market Jan

 

Alistair Knox Park, Panther Place - Eltham
Enquiries: 0401 288 027
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Flemington Farmers' Market

(Previously known as Melbourne Showgrounds Farmers' Market) A weekly farmers market with both outdoor and undercover stalls. There is plenty of lawn space to enjoy the hearty breakfasts available. When White Hat last attended there were specialty wild mushrooms, artisan breads and specialty vegetables.
9am to 1pm, Sundays (except Sept)

 

Debney Park Secondary College, 169-175 Mt Alexander Road - Flemington
Enquiries: 0407 411 198
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Frankston Sunday Market

A bustling carpark market with wide variety of New Goods, Plants, Trees, Flowers, Fresh Produce, Craft, Bric-a-Brac, Great Food, Hot Donuts and a Canopy Café. Small admission charge
8am to 1pm, Sundays

 

Young Street carpark - Frankston
(Mel ref 100A C8) Enquires & Bookings 9462-1520 or Graham Mkt Mgr on 0418343166
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Greville Village Market

An open air market with an emphasis on local design and fashion. White Hat will check it out and let you know what we think.
10am to 5pm, 1st & 3rd Sunday of month (from Sept 2013)

 

Grattan Gardens, cnr Grattan & Greville Sts - Prahran
Enquiries: (03) 9529 6331
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in.cube8r gallery

in.cube8r gallery is a shop/gallery which runs like a long term market. It is open to anyone who makes things by hand and supports all things craft, art and hand-made in Melbourne. The gallery is divided up into glass cubicles, shelves, racks and partitions which artists can lease for a small weekly cost over a three month period. There is no commission on items sold. When Whitehat visited in June2008 we discovered a treasure trove of new upcoming artisans as well as designers like Julie Ughetti, with an international reputation. The work ranges from the quirky to sophisticated and given the diversity of art work on display you appear to be guaranteed to find eclectic original pieces.
Tues 11 to 5, Wed to Sat 11 to 6, Sun 12 to 4

 

321 Smith Street - Fitzroy
Enquiries: (03) 8415 0321
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Kingsbury Drive Community Market

(Previously known as the Greensborough Community Market) A market with 100 stalls selling fruit, veg, plants, second hand good and home made products as well as trash and treasure. After operating for over 30 years in Greensborough, the market has moved to LaTrobe University due to redevelopment works in the Greensborough precinct. The market is located in Car Park 2 with free parking in Car Park 1. Use the North Entry to LaTrobe University on Kingsbury Drive. No dogs are allowed.
9am to 1pm, Sundays

 

LaTrobe University - Bundoora
Enquiries: (03) 9435 8282
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Lost & Found Market

Lost & Found is an indoor market based in a shop just off Smith Street Collingwood. It features vintage furniture, lighting, art, posters, clothes, books, records and anything collectable. Permenant and casual stalls available.
10am to 6pm, Daily

 

1-5 Perry Street - Collingwood
Enquiries: (03) 9419 4477
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Miss Hullabaloo's Rooftop Market

A rooftop market featuring vintage clothes and accessories. (Please note, there is no wheelchair access)
noon to 6pm, 3rd Sunday of month, Nov to April

 

57 Palmerston St - Carlton
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Mulgrave Farmers Market

More than 45 stallholders selling everything from seasonal fruit and vegetables to fresh-cut flowers.
8am to 1pm, Sundays

 

The Body Shop Headquarters, cnr Jacksons & Wellington Roads - Mulgrave
Enquiries: (03) 9565 0940 or 0411 660 553
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Oakleigh Rotary Market

An outdoor community market with produce and trash & treasure. Some carpark markets are straggly and slightly soorry affairs, but not this one. White Hat can recommend the produce - we suspect that a lot of it is grown in (largely Greek) back gardens in the Oakleigh area.
8am to 1pm, Sundays

 

Hanover Street carpark - Oakleigh
Enquiries: (03) 9885 6980
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Pascoe Vale Farmers Market

Up to 40 stalls of the freshest of local produce, direct from Farmer/Producer to you. Bring your dog (on a leash), green bags and shopping trolley and shop in a friendly community atmosphere. Plus an animal farm for the kids. More information www.rfm.net.au<
8am to 1pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

Pascoe Vale Primary School. Cnr Gaffney St & Cumberland Rd - Pascoe Vale
(Mel ref 17 B9) Enquiries: (03) 5664 0096
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Prahran Market

A large suburban market with produce and general goods. More information on Prahran Market.
Tue & Sat dawn - 5pm, Thur & Fri dawn - 6pm, Sun 10am-3pm

 

163 - 185 Commercial Road, (near Chapel Street) - South Yarra
Enquiries: (03) 8290 8220
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Queen Victoria Market

Victoria's premier market and major tourist attraction with fresh produce and general goods. More information at Queen Victoria Market.
Tue &Thur 6am - 2pm, Fri 6am - 6pm, Sat 6am - 3 pm, Sun 9am - 4pm

 

Cnr Elizabeth and Victoria Streets - Melbourne
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Reservoir Computer Swap Meet

A large number of stalls selling new and second hand computer equipment and related goods. A small entry fee applies. (Note - the dates and venue of this event can vary. Click here to confirm the current information on this event.
9am to 4.30pm, 3rd Sunday of most months

 

Darebin Community Sports Stadium - Reservoir
Enquiries: (03) 9886 1466
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Rose Street Artists Market

Roughly based on designer markets in London, Berlin and Europe and situated only a short distance from Brunswick Street Fitzroy, this market showcases over 50 cotemporary artists and designers each week. During renovations the market will be open Saturdays only and then come (approx) December it will revert to Saturdays & Sundays. More information.
11am to 5pm, Saturdays & Sundays

 

60 Rose Street - Fitzroy
Enquiries: (03) 9419 5529
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Seaford Farmers Market

A Farmers Market organised by the Rotary Club of Frankston has a wide variety of farm fresh produce including fruits, vegetables, meats, breads and pastas. A small entry donation with proceeds to community projects. When White Hat last visited (Sept 2011) we enjoyed the pleasnt atmosphere down by the creek. This market is perhaps a little lighter on for vegetables than many farmers markets but makes up for that with its varities of oils, condiment, meats and other produce.
8am to 1pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

Broughton Street Reserve (off Station Street) - Seaford
(Mel ref 99 E3) Enquiries: 0419 870 698
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Shirt and Skirt Markets

10am to 4pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

Abbotsford Convent, St Helliers Street - Abbotsford
Enquiries: 0408 660 646 (office hours)
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South Melbourne Market

A large undercover produce and general market. More information at South Melbourne Market.
Wed 8am - 4pm, Fri 8am - 5pm, Sat & Sun 8am-4pm

 

Cecil Street, - cnr Cecil & York Streets, South Melbourne
(Mel ref 2K B1) Enquiries: (03) 9209 6295
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Sunday Market at the Arts Centre

An undercover and outdoor market with a wide range of arts and crafts.
10am-5pm (6pm during summer), Sundays

 

Melbourne Arts Centre, - Southgate
Enquiries: (03) 9281 8000
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The Esplanade Market, St Kilda

An outdoor market with over 200 stalls of original art and handcrafts made by the stallholders. White Hat suggests that you can combine a visit to this market with a quiet drink at the Espy, a visit to Luna Park, a coffee in Acland Street or a meal in Fitzroy Street.
10am to 5pm, Sundays (except Christmas Day & the second Sunday in February).

 

Upper Esplanade - St Kilda
Enquiries: (03) 9209 6666
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The Substation Farmers Market

A farmers' market with produce and artisan foods on offer at every market and stallholders will include growers of seasonal fruit and vegetables including organics and heirloom varieties. There is also some free-range meats, milk and cheeses, baked goods, olive oil, preserves, honey, wine and flowers.
9am to 2pm, 1st & 3rd Sunday of month

 

The Substation, 1 Market Street - Newport
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Thomastown Trash & Treasure Market

A large outdoor market with all manner of hardware, clothing, odds and ends and kitchen goods. White Hat can recommend this market for DIY enthusiasts. Parking is available and a small entry charge applies. As you can see in the photograph, if you want to buy a roll of carpet, this is the place to go.
8am to 4pm, Sundays

 

Cnr Wood Street and Settlement Road - Thomastown
Enquiries: (03) 9465 5523 (AH)
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Wantirna Trash & Treasure Market

A large outdoor market selling new & second hand goods, antiques & craft. A small entry fee applies. Casual stallholders are welcome. The venue can cater for cars and trailers on the site. White Hat would advise 'professional buyers' to pay the additional fee for early bird entry at7am if you want to get first pick of the stock.
8am - 2pm, Sundays (weather permitting)

 

251 Mountain Highway - Wantirna
Enquiries: (03) 9791 2992
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Williamstown Craft Market

A large outdoor market in an atmospheric location featuring handcrafted wares, arts, crafts and other goods. Accommodation near this market >>
10am to 4pm, 3rd Sun of month

 

Commonwealth Reserve, Nelson Place - Williamstown
(Mel ref 56 D9) Enquiries: 0402 811 756
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Exhibitions open on Sunday 19th April 2015

Attractions open on Sunday 19th April 2015

Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club

Melbourne Steam Traction Engine Club

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The Swedish Church

The Swedish Church

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Australian National Aviation Museum

A collection of aeroplanes and displays relating to Australia's aviation history. The museum is at Moorabbin Airport. more info > >

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Black Rock House

This historic mansion, after which the suburb of Black Rock is named, is open to the public on selected Sunday afternoons. More info >>

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Bundoora Homestead

Bundoora Homestead is a wonderful Queen Anne style Federation mansion operating as a historic house, art gallery and licensed café. Free admission.More info >>

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Bundoora Park

Bundoora Park

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Chinese Museum

Situated in the heart of Chinatown, the Chinese Museum records the history and significant contribution of Chinese people in Victoria since their first major arrival with the gold rush. more info > >

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Cooks' Cottage

The cottage in which Captain Cook's parents lived. In the 1930s it was dismantled, transported to Australia and rebuilt in the Fitzroy Gardens. More information >>

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Grainger Museum

Built by arguably Australia's finest musician, Percy Grainger, to house his collection of music-related instruments, scores and other items associated with his life and career. more info > >

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Heide Museum of Modern Art

Heide Museum of Modern Art

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Immigration Museum

Covering Victoria's immigration history from the early 1800s to the present day. More information on the Immigration Museum

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Jewish Museum of Australia

Preserving and exhibiting Jewish heritage, arts, customs and religious ritual in all its diversity. It includes the significant contrbutions of Jewish people to Australian life. more info > >

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La Trobe's Cottage

La Trobe's cottage was the home of Victoria's first Lieutenant-Governor, Charles La Trobe. He transported the pre-fabricated dwelling with him when he came to Australia in 1839. More info>>

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Labassa

A historic mansion in Caulfield which is open to the public once a month. More information at Labassa.

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Melbourne Aquarium

Melbourne Aquarium

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Melbourne Fire Services Museum

Australia's largest collection of fire brigade memorabilia housed in a historic fire station. More info >>

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National Gallery of Victoria - Australian Collection

National Gallery of Victoria - Australian Collection

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National Gallery of Victoria - International Collection

National Gallery of Victoria - International Collection

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Old Melbourne Gaol

A gaol built in the early days of European settlement and the site of over 100 hangings including that of the bushranger Ned Kelly. More information >>

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Old Treasury Building

One of Australia's finest Victorian era buildings. It is open to teh public on Wednesdays and Sundays and features fine displays related to Melbourne history. More info >>

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Royal Botanic Gardens

Melbourne's famous Royal Botanic Gardens are open daily. Free guided tours are available 11am and 2pm Tuesday to Sunday. More info >>

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Shrine of Remembrance

Shrine of Remembrance

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Tall Ship Enterprize

Tall Ship Enterprize

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The Hotel Windsor

The Windsor Hotel's Weekend Afternoon Tea
The Windsor Hotel's Weekend
Afternoon Tea

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Williamstown Historical Society Museum

Williamstown Historical Society Museum

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Country Victoria - Events on Sunday 19th April 2015

Melbourne Surrounds

The following selected events and attractions are not in the Melbourne Metropolitan Area but can be accessed in a half day trip from Melbourne


Gully Market

An outdoor market at the foot of Mount Dandenong comprises of a large Fruit and Veg stall, ferns, natives, rare bulbs, statues, jewelry, arts and crafts and many more. Water and some powered sites are available both Saturday and Sunday.
9am – 4pm daylight saving time and 9.30am – 3pm off daylight savings , Sat & Sun

 

Upper Ferntree Gully Railway Station - Upper Ferntree Gully
Enquiries: 0417 599 466
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Laverton Rubble & Riches Market

A large indoor/outdoor market with trash & trasure, produce, clothes, furniture, hardware and a range of other goods. White Hat guarantees that if you are looking for a drive shaft for a 1983 Monaro or a missing pice of that Royal Doulton tea set then it will be there. We're just not quite sure where.
7am - 4 pm, Saturdays & Sundays

 

8-18 Leakes Road - Laverton
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Bringalbit

Bringalbit is a country property near Mt. Macedon retaining some of its original remnant Peppermint Gums, Yellow Box and Manna Gums fail to break the winds. These have been supplemented  confers, oaks, willow and poplar thickets, Monterey pines and Osage trees, nearly all planted in the 19th century. The large trees, together with a small creek feeding a couple of dams and the garden lake before cascading down it’s rocky falls below the spillway forms a peaceful retreat in country Victoria. There is a 60metre Quince Walk that delights in Spring and Autumn. Elsewhere in the garden swathes of roses, lavender, dianthus and gaura soak up the sun on the north facing terraces with their silver foliage context of snow-in-summer edging. Entry $5 per person (children free). More info >>

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Forest Glade Gardens

Forest Glade Gardens is one of Australia's finest private gardens. It is short trip from Melbourne and is open to the public from September to May. It features large exotic trees, a bonsai house, a woodland section, a fern gully a blue bell patch and an impressive daffodil lawn during spring; a topiary garden, two aviaries, a laburnum arch, a peony walk highlighted with climbing roses, as well as numerous pergolas, ponds, fountains and statues. Entry $8 per head, (children free); More info >>

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McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

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National Rhododendron Garden

At The National Rhododendron Gardens you will find brilliantly coloured blooms of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, cherries and daffodils. Seasonal changes ensure the gardens are a delight all year around. When not in bloom, you can still soak in the beauty of rich bark textures, seed capsules, foliage shapes and beautiful fragrance as you stroll through the grounds. More information at National Rhododendron Garden

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Bellarine Peninsula & west coast of Port Phillip Bay


Belmont Market

A large indoor/outdoor market featuring craft & bric a brac. A small entry fee applies. White Hat suggests that if you enjoy garage sales then Belmont Market is like having 20 or 30 garage sales in the one location. In addition the indoor space has a range of low priced merchandise.
8am to 1.30pm, Sundays

 

Barwon Valley Community Centre, Barwon Heads Road - Belmont (Geelong)
Enquiries: (03) 5243 7718
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Drysdale Community Craft Shop Inc

The Drysdale Community Craft Shop has a range of unique uandcrafted uoods made by their members, Specialised baby bear, band bmbroidery, bnique jewellery, folk art, fand made cards, wedding charms, Australiana, paintings, patchwork & quilting. They also have a Lay-by and Order Service.
11am to 4pm daily

 

8-20 High Street - Drysdale
Enquiries: (03) 5251 1605
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Drysdale Community Market

An indoor/outdoor market featuring homemade, home grown and home produced goods and craft. This fair has buskers, a country fair atmosphere, and claims to be the largest in the Geelong/Bellarine area.
9am to 1pm, 3rd Sun of month (October - May)

 

Drysdale Reserve - Drysdale
Enquiries: 0432 183 115
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Geelong Computer Swap Meet

A large number of stalls selling new and second hand computer equipment and related goods. A small entry fee applies.
9am—4.30pm, Sundays (except Christmas Day and Nrew Years Day)

 

Geelong Clearance Centre, 7 Malop St - Geelong
Enquiries: (03) 9886 1466
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Geelong Showgrounds Market

An outdoor/indoor market with variety stalls, new and used goods. Casual stallholders welcome.
8am - 2pm, Sundays (except during Geelong Show)

 

Cnr. Breakwater Road and Carr Street - East Geelong
Enquiries: 0417 759 777
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Laverton Rubble & Riches Market

A large indoor/outdoor market with trash & trasure, produce, clothes, furniture, hardware and a range of other goods. White Hat guarantees that if you are looking for a drive shaft for a 1983 Monaro or a missing pice of that Royal Doulton tea set then it will be there. We're just not quite sure where.
7am - 4 pm, Saturdays & Sundays

 

8-18 Leakes Road - Laverton
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Mill Markets Newcomb

A large indoor market with permenant and casual stallholders selling antiques,collectables, vintage clothing, homewares, memmorabilia and retro fashions. White Hat suggests that if you enjoy the Chapel Street Bazaar in Melbourne you will find a similar range of items at the Newcomb Mill Market but with more space to move.
10am to 6pm, daily

 

114 Bellarine Highway - Newcomb
Enquiries: (03) 5248 2390
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Queenscliff Maritime Museum

An impressive museum exploring the maritime history of Southern Port Phillip Bay. More information >>

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Barwon Grange

A heritage home in Geelong from the 1850s with gardens and riverside walks. More info >>

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National Wool Museum

National Wool Museum

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Portarllngton Mill

A four storey sandstone steam mill built in 1856. This venue hosts various exhibitions throughout the year. More info >>

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The Heights Heritage House & Garden

A German prefabricated house and outbuildings in Geelong constructed in 1855 then later refurbished in 1930s style. More info >>

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The Mansion at Werribee Park

The Mansion at Werribee Park

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Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo

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Great Ocean Road


Apollo Bay Farmers Market

Apollo Bay Farmer's Market showcases some of the finest culinary delights being produced in and around the Otways. The market offers fabulously fresh local produce including: wine, meat, olives, fruit and veg, honey and lots more.
9am to 1pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

Youth Club (Moore Street) - Apollo Bay
Enquiries: 0406 958 779
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Colac Lions Sunday Market

An outdoor market selling a wide range of goods including local produce.
9am - 2pm, 3rd Sun of month

 

Memorial Square, Hesse Street, - Colac
(Mel ref 626 J8) Enquiries: (03) 5231 4233
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Cowrie Community Market

An outdoor market selling produce, art & craft with an emphasis on edo-friendly products. Live music - buskers welcome.
10am-3pm, 3rd Sunday of month, September-April

 

Torquay Esplanade betwee Gilbert & Anderson Streets - Torquay
Enquiries: cowriemarket@yahoo.com.au
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Pombo Mart

A very large building (originally a butter factory) with a large range of antiques, collectables, old wares and plenty of surprises. White Hat recommends that if you are travelling the Princes Highway between Geelong and Warrnambool that you take a break at the Pombo Mart. There is a cafe and one of  the proprietors is Peter Brocklehurst "The singing cobbler" continues to ply his trade repairing watches and shoes, cutting keys and engraving. More information at Pombo Mart
Thursday to Monday, public holidays and 7 days per week during school holidays

 

2846 Princes Highway - Pomborneit North
Enquiries: (03) 5594 7312
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Portland Angling Club Sunday Market

A small indoor/outdoor market with a range of goods.
8am-2.30pm, 3rd Sunday of month (Sept-April)

 

Foreshore (off Bentwick Street). - Portland
(Mel ref 625 K8) Enquiries: (03) 5523 1303
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Up Markets

New Fashion,Vintage and Cultural Art, become a stall holder in Lorne new indoor permanent market, we do all the hard work for you selling your products seven days a week, prime beachfront location in the heart of lorne's lively shopping hub, stalls and wall space available now.
10am to 6pm daily

 

144 Mount Joy Parade - Lorne
Enquiries: (03) 5289 5052
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Warrnambool Mill Markets

A market operated in the same style as the mills markets in Newtown and Daylesford. Stalls are available on a monthly lease and you will find all manner of clothing, jewellery, antiques, collectables and bric-a-brac. The market is located in the factory and gardens created by Fletcher Jones.

 

Fletcher Jones Gardens, Princes Highway - Warrnambool
Enquiries: (03) 5562 5060
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Warrnambool Undercover Market

This market has a range of bric-a-brac and variety goods. White Hat can particularly recommend the fresh flowers and produces sold by farmers off the bck of their trucks at this typical down-to-earth country market. Despite the name of the market, there are also a number of outdoor stalls in fine weather. No dogs are allowed.
8.30am to 1pm, Sundays (except last Sun in Oct)

 

Cattle Pavillion, Showgrounds Reserve, Koroit Street - Warrnambool
Enquiries: 0418 528 927
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Winchelsea Farmers' Market

Fresh fruit & vegies, home made jams and sauces, cakes and slices, art, craft, wood work, gifts, souvenirs, sausage sizzle, and lots more
9am to 3pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

Princeds Highway - Winchelsea
Enquiries: 0427 500 649
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Barwon Park

A historic bluestone mansion in Winchelsea. White Hat can particularly recommend a visit to this example of life in an 'establishment' Western District grand homestead. More information at The White Hat Guide to Barwon Park.

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Cape Otway Lighthouse

Cape Otway Lighthouse

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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Muesum

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Muesum

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Grampians & the blunt end


Johnny Mullagh Cricket Centre

Johnny Mullagh Cricket Centre

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Wimmera, Mallee & Mildura


Merbein Street Market

A number of stalls join together with the antique shops and food shops in the area for a market with a strong community atmosphere.
8am to 1pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

Commercial Street and Elders Forecourt, Merbein - Mildura
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Millewa Pioneer Village

Millewa Pioneer Village

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Goldfields & Macedon Ranges


Ballarat Antique Market

This large antique market with a wide range of items is located on two floors of an old school building and also contains a museum with a small entry charge.It is morein the nature of a very large antique store and does not appear to have the space to cater for casual stallholders. When White Hat last visited (in April 2008) there was also a specialist coins area.
10am to 5pm, daily

 

Antique & Collectables Centre, 9 Humffray Street North, - Ballarat
(Mel ref 609 A12) Enquiries: (03) 5331 7996
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Ballarat Trash & Trivia Market

Over 400 stalls selling secondhand goods, crafts,etc.
8am - 2pm, Sundays

 

Ballarat Showgrounds,Creswick Rd, - Ballarat
(Mel ref 609 A12) Enquiries: 0418 518 106
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Bendigo Prince of Wales Showground Market

A large indoor/otdoor market with fresh produce, hardware, trash or treasure and bric-a-brac.Free admission and free parking with a family atmosphere.
8.30am - 3pm, Sundays (except major annual events)

 

Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Holmes Road - Bendigo
(Mel ref 609 D3) Enquiries: 0407 094 805
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Daylesford Mill Markets

A large indoor market with an emphasis on antiques, retro fashion and collecatables. New stallholders are welcome. White Hat recommends that the serious browser for retro and memorabilia sets aside plenty of time because there is a seriously large amount of goods on display.
10am to 6pm, 7 days a week

 

105 Central Springs Road - Daylesford
Enquiries: (03) 5348 4332
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Daylesford Sunday Market

Brought to you by the Daylesford Spa Country Railway, the Daylesford Sunday Market is one of the largest outdoor markets in Victoria with something for everyone. Also on offer are Vintage Train rides to the sleepy town of Bullarto on vechiles from the early to mid 20th Century Set in the historic Daylesford Railway Station, entry and car parking is free.
8am to 4pm, Sundays

 

Daylesford Railway Station, Midland Hwy (Raglan St) - Daylesford
Enquiries: (03) 5348 3503
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Inverleigh Market

A general market selling a wide range of goods.
9am-1pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

Victoria Park, Hamilton Highway. - Inverleigh
(Mel ref 611 C6) Enquiries: (03) 5265 1525
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Talbot Farmers' Market

A community farmers market featuring local wineries, fresh fruit and vegies, and a large variety of stalls to reflect the diversity of the region from Ballarat to the Grampians to Hepburn, Mt Alexander and the Central Goldfields. Including live music, locally grown produce, tastings, food, wine and more. Talbot is between Clunes and Maryborough.
9am to 1pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

Scandinavian Crescent - Talbot
(Mel ref 620 J11) Enquiries: (03) 5463 2001
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Woodend Market

An outdoor market selling craft and other goods.
9am-3pm, 3rd Sunday of month (closed June-August)

 

High Street, - Woodend<
(Mel ref 609 G10) Enquiries: (03) 5427 2321
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Bleak House Rose Gardens

A large private garden in Malmsbury. more info >>

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Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

Australia's oldest regional gallery. and home of  the original Eureka Flag. More info >>

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Bringalbit

Bringalbit is a country property near Mt. Macedon retaining some of its original remnant Peppermint Gums, Yellow Box and Manna Gums fail to break the winds. These have been supplemented  confers, oaks, willow and poplar thickets, Monterey pines and Osage trees, nearly all planted in the 19th century. The large trees, together with a small creek feeding a couple of dams and the garden lake before cascading down it’s rocky falls below the spillway forms a peaceful retreat in country Victoria. There is a 60metre Quince Walk that delights in Spring and Autumn. Elsewhere in the garden swathes of roses, lavender, dianthus and gaura soak up the sun on the north facing terraces with their silver foliage context of snow-in-summer edging. Entry $5 per person (children free). More info >>

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Bulla Hill Miniature Railway

Bulla Hill Miniature Railway

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Forest Glade Gardens

Forest Glade Gardens is one of Australia's finest private gardens. It is short trip from Melbourne and is open to the public from September to May. It features large exotic trees, a bonsai house, a woodland section, a fern gully a blue bell patch and an impressive daffodil lawn during spring; a topiary garden, two aviaries, a laburnum arch, a peony walk highlighted with climbing roses, as well as numerous pergolas, ponds, fountains and statues. Entry $8 per head, (children free); More info >>

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The Golden Dragon Museum

The Golden Dragon Museum

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Central Victoria


Koondrook Barham Farmers' Market

Set on the banks of the Murray River amongst the wonderful river red gums and next to the historic bridge, this is one of White Hat's favourite farmers' market locations in Victoria. Local produces is central and the atmosphere peaceful.
9am to 1pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

cnr Murray Pde and Grigg Rd - Koondrook
Enquiries: (03) 5453 2392
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"The Willows" Museum

"The Willows" Museum

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Benalla Art Gallery

Benalla Art Gallery

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Benalla Costume & Pioneer Museum

Benalla Costume & Pioneer Museum

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Cactus Country

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Royal Australian Armoured Corps Memorial & Army Tank Museum

Royal Australian Armoured Corps Memorial & Army Tank Museum

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Torrumbarry Weir

Torrumbarry Weir

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Mornington Peninsula


Bittern Country Market

An outdoor market next to the railway station with trash & treasure, craft & local produce. You can find more information on Bittern Market in our newsletter No.144 and newsletter No.145.
8am-1pm, Sundays

 

Bittern Railway Station, - Bittern
(Mel ref 164 F7) Enquiries: 0409 417 463
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Vintage Market (Rosebud West)

Vintage Market - held at Broadway Bazaar. This is a permanent market, full of vintage and retro bargains held in the old Broadway Theatre in Rosebud Pde, Rosebud. (beach side of the Rosebud Cinemas.) With over 60 permanent stalls of clothing, bric a brac, collectables, jewelry, curios. Café attached. Ph (03) 5982 1212. Open 7 days. Mon - Sat : 9.30am - 5pm. Sun : 10am - 3pm
11am to 3pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

old Broadway Theatre, Rosebud Pde - Rosebud West
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High Tea

Decadent High Tea For 2
Decadent High Tea For 2
Mornington Peninsula

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McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

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Mornington Railway

Mornington Railway

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The Museum of HMAS Cerberus

The Museum of HMAS Cerberus

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The Sorrento Museum and Heritage Gallery

The Sorrento Museum and Heritage Gallery

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South Gippsland, Latrobe Valley & Phillip Island


Berwick Akoonah Park Market

A large indoor/outdoor market featuring craft, fresh produce, clothes, bric - a - brac. More information at Akoonah Park Market.
Sun 8.30am - 1.30pm, Sundays

 

Akoonah Park, Princes Highway, - Berwick
(Mel ref 111 H10) Enquiries: (03) 9796 1455
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Cowes Market

Art, craft, food trash & treasure.
9am-2pm, Sundays

 

Lot 59, Settlement Road - Cowes
(Mel ref 634 C1) Enquiries: (03) 5952 2894
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Inverloch Farmers Market

Offering a great range of clean, green, local fresh food. "Fall in Love with Local Food"
8am to 1pm,. 3rd Sunday of month

 

The Glade - Inverloch
(Mel ref 612 T12) Enquiries (03) 5664 0096
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Lardner Park Market

A market selling quality art and craft.
9am to 2pm, 3rd Sunday of month (july, Sept, Nov & April)

 

Burnt Store Road - Drouin
(Mel ref 612 U8) Enquiries: (03) 5974 4710
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Latrobe Country Markets

New & second hand goods, produce, craft, plants & trees, discount groceries and lollies. This market, one of the oldest in Victoria was formerly known as the Morwell Sunday Market.
Sun, 6.30 am - 1.30pm

 

Latrobe Road, - Morwell
(Mel ref 628 D7) Enquiries: 0407 532 957
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Lions Tooradin Community Market

A market with a variety of goods. A project of the Lions Club of Balla Balla
8am to 2pm Sept to March, 9am to 1pm April to Aug, 3rd Sunday of month

 

The Island, Tooradin Foreshore - Tooradin
(Mel ref 612 Q7) Enquiries: 0429 188 280
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Australian Garden

Australian Garden

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South Gippsland Tourist Railway

South Gippsland Tourist Railway

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Yarra Valley & Ranges


Emerald Craft and Produce Market

In the beautiful township of Emerald in the Dandenong Ranges next to a beautiful little park is the Emerald Craft and Produce Market. Friendly stallholders sell high quality, homemade, home-grown or vintage goods. Ride Puffing Billy from Belgrave to Emerald Station or about a 1 hour drive from the CBD. A splendid day out in the hills.
9am to 3pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

cnr Kilvington Drive & Main Street - Emerald
(Mel ref 127 F4) Enquiries: 0419 345 750 - blairnd@bigpond.com
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Flowerdale Market

Indoor/outdoor stalls - food, gifts, plants, trash and treasure.
9am to 1pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

Yea-Whittlesea Rd, (opposite Strath Creek turnoff) - Flowerdale
(Mel ref 610 P9) Enquiries: (03) 5780 1223
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Gully Market

An outdoor market at the foot of Mount Dandenong comprises of a large Fruit and Veg stall, ferns, natives, rare bulbs, statues, jewelry, arts and crafts and many more. Water and some powered sites are available both Saturday and Sunday.
9am – 4pm daylight saving time and 9.30am – 3pm off daylight savings , Sat & Sun

 

Upper Ferntree Gully Railway Station - Upper Ferntree Gully
Enquiries: 0417 599 466
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Healesville Community Market

Set among the tall trees there is ample space for stall holders and has a great range of stalls and espresso coffee. The Healesville Community Racecourse Market has a friendly and relaxed country atmosphere and the wider community benefits with stall fees being donated back to community groups and projects.
8.30am to 2pm, 1st & 3rd Sunday of month

 

River St carpark (1st Sun); Coronation Park, River St (3rd Sun) - Healesville
(Mel ref 269 J12) Enquiries: 0407 360 415 or Enquiries: 0488 445 112
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Yarra Junction Football Club Market

An outddor market selling variety of goods.
8am-4pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

Main Road car park, - Yarra Junction
(Mel ref 288 D7) Enquiries: (03) 5967 1280
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Yarra Valley Regional Farmers Market

Founded 12 years ago the Yarra Valley Regional Farmers’ Market is the longest running farmers' market in Victoria. Held on the third Sunday of each month at the award winning Yering Station winery, the Farmers’ Market features produce made and grown by some the regions’ best producers. Speak to the producer while purchasing fresh seasonal fruit, juices and vegetables, locally baked bread, biscuits, pies and fudge, the best jams and preserves, cheeses, coffee, beer, pasta, locally grown flowers, olives, eggs, honey, meat and much more.
9am to 2pm, 3rd Sunday of the month

 

Yering Station Barn, Melba Highway - Yarra Glen
(Mel ref 275 B6) Enquiries: (03) 9739 0122
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National Rhododendron Garden

At The National Rhododendron Gardens you will find brilliantly coloured blooms of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, cherries and daffodils. Seasonal changes ensure the gardens are a delight all year around. When not in bloom, you can still soak in the beauty of rich bark textures, seed capsules, foliage shapes and beautiful fragrance as you stroll through the grounds. More information at National Rhododendron Garden

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The Singing Gardens of C.J.Dennis

The Singing Gardens of C.J.Dennis

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High Country and north-east Victoria


Albury/Wodonga Community Market

A large market with trash & treasure, produce, clothing, crafts and general goods. White Hat feels confident that you are unlikely to find goods in this market which have 'fallen off the back of a truck' - the venue is the Taxation Department carpark!
8 am - 12 noon, Sundays

 

Tax office car park, Townsend St, - Albury
(Mel ref 622 F6) Enquiries: (02) 6056 5443
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Wangaratta Trash & Treasure Market

Trash & treasure plus local produce.
8am-1pm, Sundays

 

old trotting track, Newman St - Wangaratta
(Mel ref 622 C7) Enquiries: 0427 215 258
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Yarrawonga Rotary Market

An outdoor market selling a range of secondhand goods and craft.
9am-1pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

Yarrawonga Showgrounds, - Yarrawonga
(Mel ref 622 B5) Enquiries: 0409 351 892
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East Gippsland & the pointy end


Sale Sunday Charity Variety Market

An outdoor market selling trash & treasure, bric-a-brac, arts and crafts. White Hat can recommend this large market in its delightful outdoor setting under the trees next to the picturesque canal.
7am to 1pm, 3rd Sunday of month

 

Thompson River Canal Reserve - Sale
Enquiries: (03) 5144 1258
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Sale Swing Bridge

The bridge opens at 3pm and 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays and 11am on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. More information at The White Hat Guide to the Sale Swing Bridge.

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Hot Air Ballooning Melbourne
Hot Air Ballooning
over Melbourne

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Sport Tour For Sports Lovers - Half Day
Sport Tour For Sports
Lovers
- Half Day

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Light Aircraft 12 Apostles Flight (Up to 4) - VIC
Light Aircraft
Twelve Apostles Flight

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You can find a comprehensive guide to markets around Australia at The White Hat Guide to Markets in Australia.