Web White Hat

Subscribe to our FREE Newsletter 'Great Things to do in Melbourne - the White Hat guide'

Submit an event, attraction or venue to be considered for listing on this website.

Events on Thursday 30th April 2015

Markets fairs & fêtes operating on
Thursday 30th April 2015

Brunswick Market

A general indoor market with long term stall and shop holders with butchers, a fishmonger, poultry, delis, dry goods, fruit and vegetables and some variety and clothing stores. 6am to 6pm Monday to Saturdays (Frid open till 7pm). On Sundays only the fruit and veg section is open (enter from rear) form 7am to 6pm.
Daily

 

661 Sydney Road - Brunswick
  White Hat  
   

Camberwell Fresh Food Market

Freshest gourmet produce, seafood, meat, poultry, fruit, vegetables, flowers, 5 delicatessen with highest quality fresh deli items, superb Illy's cakes, specialising in gluten free, and wide selection of multicultural takeaway. Find culinary inspiration for your dining table with friendly family traders at the CFFM.
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 7am to 7pm, Saturday 7am to 5pm

 

Camberwell Junction - Camberwell
Enquiries: (03) 9539 1361
  White Hat  
   

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
  White Hat  
   

Collingwood Estate Fruit & Vegie Market

A not-for-profit community fruit and vegetable market selling produce that is fresh, healthy, seasonal, affordable and local.
9.30aam to 11.30am, Thursdays

 

Harmsworth Hall, 31 Harmsworth Street - Collingwood
Enquiries: (03) 9415 6580
  White Hat  
   

Footscray Market

A large indoor market with a large range of produce and general goods.
7am-3pm Wed, 7am-6pm Thur, 7am-8pm Fri, 7am-4pm Sat

 

Cnr Hopkins 7 leeds Streets (opposite Footscray Railway Station) - Footscray
Enquiries: (03) 9687 1205
  White Hat  
   

Fountain Gate Farmers' Market

Fountain Gate is a large conventional shopping mall and they have teamed with In Season Markets to present produce from local growers and makers on a regular basis. White Hat has not yet had a chance to check it out and will tell you more once we have done so.
9am to 2pm, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays

 

Fountain Gate Shopping Centre, 352 Princes Highway - Narre Warren
Enquiries: (03) 9704 6666
  White Hat  
   

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
  White Hat  
   

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
  White Hat  
   

Myuna Market

A not-for-profit fruit and vegetable market.
3.30 to 5.30pm, Thursdays

 

Myuna Farm, 182 Kidds Road - Doveton
(Mel ref 90 H7) Enquiries: (03) 9706 9944
  White Hat  
   

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
  White Hat  
   

Preston Market

Preston market is a large market selling fresh produce, meat, poultry and fish as well as a wide range of general goods. White Hat particular recommends Preston Market if you are shopping for a family on a tight budget. It is located next to the railway station and trams, and there are several supermarkets in the complex if you need to top up on anything not sold in the market. More information on Preston Market.
Wed 8am - 3pm. Thur 8am - 6pm, Fri 8am - 8pm, Sat 8am - 3pm

 

The Centreway, - Preston
Enquiries: (03) 9478 3130
  White Hat  
   

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
  White Hat  
   

St Albans Market

A relatively small but bustling produce market offering what White Hat considers to be particularly good value for food shoppers. More information > >

 

- St Albans
  White Hat  
   

Exhibitions open on Thursday 30th April 2015

Attractions open on Thursday 30th April 2015

The Swedish Church

The Swedish Church

  White Hat  
   

Australian National Aviation Museum

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

  White Hat  
   

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 >>

  White Hat  
   

Bundoora Park

Bundoora Park

  White Hat  
   

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 > >

  White Hat  
   

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 >>

  White Hat  
   

Free Tour of Melbourne Town Hall

A free tour of the historic Melbourne Town Hall. Numbers are limited so bookings are essential and required one day in advance. More information >>

  White Hat  
   

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 > >

  White Hat  
   

Heide Museum of Modern Art

Heide Museum of Modern Art

  White Hat  
   

Hellenic Museum

Situated in the historic Former Royal Mint buildung, this small but important museum is Australia' foremost centre of Hellenic history, ciuture and the arts as well as documenting Greek migation and contributions to Australia. More information >>

  White Hat  
   

Immigration Museum

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

  White Hat  
   

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 > >

  White Hat  
   

Melbourne Aquarium

Melbourne Aquarium

  White Hat  
   

Melbourne Fire Services Museum

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

  White Hat  
   

National Gallery of Victoria - Australian Collection

National Gallery of Victoria - Australian Collection

  White Hat  
   

National Gallery of Victoria - International Collection

National Gallery of Victoria - International Collection

  White Hat  
   

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 >>

  White Hat  
   

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 >>

  White Hat  
   

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 >>

  White Hat  
   

Shrine of Remembrance

Shrine of Remembrance

  White Hat  
   

Tall Ship Enterprize

Tall Ship Enterprize

  White Hat  
   

The Hotel Windsor

The Windsor Hotel's Weekday Afternoon Tea
The Windsor Hotel's Weekday
Afternoon Tea

  White Hat  
   

Country Victoria - Events on Thursday 30th 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


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 >>

  White Hat  
   

McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

  White Hat  
   

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

  White Hat  
   

Bellarine Peninsula & west coast of Port Phillip Bay


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
  White Hat  
   

Geelong Mill Markets

Until recently, this location hosted a large and popular market. That market has relocated to Newcomb (see below). The remaining Geelong Mills Matket now has a large array of retro advertising signs, furniture, and larger and quirky mechanical and industrial equipment. White Hat can recommend this market as a good source for those looking to do a quirky fitout as well as to theatre companies and film-makers looking for genuine period props. It now functions more as a warehouse so give a ring before making a special trip.
various hours, Monday to Friday

 

3 Mackey Street - North Geelong
Enquiries: (03) 5278 9989
  White Hat  
   

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
  White Hat  
   

Queenscliff Maritime Museum

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

  White Hat  
   

National Wool Museum

National Wool Museum

  White Hat  
   

The Mansion at Werribee Park

The Mansion at Werribee Park

  White Hat  
   

Werribee Open Range Zoo

Werribee Open Range Zoo

  White Hat  
   

Great Ocean Road


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
  White Hat  
   

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
  White Hat  
   

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
  White Hat  
   

Cape Otway Lighthouse

Cape Otway Lighthouse

  White Hat  
   

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Muesum

Flagstaff Hill Maritime Muesum

  White Hat  
   

Grampians & the blunt end


Johnny Mullagh Cricket Centre

Johnny Mullagh Cricket Centre

  White Hat  
   

The Wool Factory

The Wool Factory

  White Hat  
   

Wimmera, Mallee & Mildura


Millewa Pioneer Village

Millewa Pioneer Village

  White Hat  
   

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
  White Hat  
   

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
  White Hat  
   

Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

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

  White Hat  
   

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 >>

  White Hat  
   

The Golden Dragon Museum

The Golden Dragon Museum

  White Hat  
   

Central Victoria


.

"The Willows" Museum

"The Willows" Museum

  White Hat  
   

Benalla Art Gallery

Benalla Art Gallery

  White Hat  
   

Benalla Costume & Pioneer Museum

Benalla Costume & Pioneer Museum

  White Hat  
   

Cactus Country

  White Hat  
   

Furphy Foundry Muesum

Furphy Foundry Muesum

  White Hat  
   

Royal Australian Armoured Corps Memorial & Army Tank Museum

Royal Australian Armoured Corps Memorial & Army Tank Museum

  White Hat  
   

Torrumbarry Weir

Torrumbarry Weir

  White Hat  
   

Mornington Peninsula


Hastings on Westernport Craft Market

An outdoor market with crafts and produce
9am - 4pm, Thursdays

 

High Street. - Hastings
(Mel ref 154 H11) Enquiries: (03) 5983 5695
  White Hat  
   

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
  White Hat  
   

McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park

  White Hat  
   

The Museum of HMAS Cerberus

The Museum of HMAS Cerberus

  White Hat  
   

South Gippsland, Latrobe Valley & Phillip Island


Australian Garden

Australian Garden

  White Hat  
   

Yarra Valley & Ranges


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

  White Hat  
   

The Singing Gardens of C.J.Dennis

The Singing Gardens of C.J.Dennis

  White Hat  
   

High Country and north-east Victoria


East Gippsland & the pointy end


  White Hat  
   

Hot Air Ballooning Melbourne
Hot Air Ballooning
over Melbourne

  White Hat  
   

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

  White Hat  
   

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

  White Hat  
   

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