Markets | No Longer Operating
This page details markets, fetes and fairs that are no longer operating.
This page does not include markets that are cancelled for reasons including weather, road conditions, holidays, sickness etc. See bottom of the page for why.
Sadly, they come and they go..
No Longer Trading
Art of Elegance Fair
Atherton Gardens Vegetable Market
Balnarring Market | See Emu Plains Market
Balwyn Park Craft Market
Bank Street Farmers' Market
Bank Street Market
Bass Community Market
Bayswater Farmers' Market
Bluebird Designers Market
Boronia Sunday Market
Box Hill Art & Craft Market
Box Hill Mall Market
Broadford High School Market - 100% no longer and do not call 0407 ***273 | Broadford Market
Bulla Hill Country Market - confirmed with Arthur (17-5-2012)
Buninyong Country Market
Campbellfield Market ****
Cardinia Ranges Farmers' Market
Chelsea RSL Markets | see Chelsea Trash & Treasure Craft Market
Coatesville Craft Market
Claypots Tavern & Fair Flea Market St Kilda
Coburg Community Market
Cooinda Preschool Market Day
Craigieburn Market | see Highlands Farmers' & Artisan Market
Creations at Canterbury Indoor Craft Market | see Treasures & Tastes @ Trinity
Croydon Market | Reopened as Croydon Sunday Market
Daylesford Makers Market (2011)
Dingley Craft and Produce Market (2012)
Dingley Village Christmas Market (2012)
Doncaster East Farmers Market | Manningham Farmers' Produce Market
Docklands Farmers' Market
Endeavour Hills Farmers' Market
Essendon Airport Market | See Campbellfield Market
Essendon Farmers' Market
Fairy Floss Markets | Fairy Floss Market
Finders' Market (Oct 2012)
Fitzroy Street St Kilda Farmers' Market (returned Oct 2013)
Fountain Gate Farmers' Market
Frankly My Dear Vintage Fair
Gallery Market | Northcote Town Hall (Dec 2011)
Greendale Country Market
Greville Street Sunday Market
Hampton Craft Market
Healesville Racecourse Harvest & Craft Market | Healesville Community Market.
Highland Farmers' Market*** Also see Highlands Farmers' & Community Market
Holmesglen TAFE Farmers' Market
Kangaroo Ground Highland Farmers' Market
Karingal Place Market
Keilor Rotary Village Market (closed 2011)
Kinglake Farmers' Produce Market
Knox School Farmers' Market
Korumburra Farmers Market
Laurimar Rotary Community Market (Jan 2012)
Little Peoples Market
Living Art Market (St Kilda) | See Shirt & Skirt Market
Lorne Craft & Produce Market (2012)
Loved It BABY Market (Sunday 20th February)
Maldon Community Market (2013) have decided to discontinue the current market and focus on developing a bigger and better market for our town.
Manningham Community Produce Market
Markets in the Garden (2010) Botanic Gardens
McVilly Village Market (Warrnambool)
Melton Sunday Market
Mentone RSL Craft Market
Mernda Market | See Kinglake Market
Mitcham Craft Market
Monash Farmers' Market - March 2013
Monkey Markets (March 2011)
Moochi Markets | Bubs & Kids Market
Mornington Farmers' Market
Mount Dandenong Village Market
Mount Street Craft Market
Murrumbeena Community Market (May 2013)
North Court Markets (Melbourne Uni)
North Melbourne Farmers' Market (Dec 2011)
Nyora Craft & Produce Market
Olinda Craft Market
Pakenham Country Craft Market | Pakenham Community Market - 3rd Sunday
Pakenham Rotary Farmers' Market | Pakenham Community Market - 3rd Sunday
Pakenham Trash & Treasure Market | Pakenham Community Market - 3rd Sunday
Patterson Lakes Craft Market
Peninsula Baby Market
Pentridge Market (last October 2013)
Piazza Italia Market | On Lygon
Pleasant Street Craft Market
Preloved Baby & Toy Bazaar (2011)
Red Hill Produce Market - Red Hill Community Market 1st Saturday of month.
Research (CFA) Market
Reservoir Farmers' Market - (closest is Preston 4th Sat of month)
Romsey Lions Market - 2011
Royal Botanic Gardens Market
Shepparton 1st Sunday Market
Shepparton Farmers' Market
Shepparton Treasure & Trash market
Sorrento Market & Sorrento Farmers' Market * see below
South Yarra Market
Southside Handmade & Vintage Market
Springvale Night Market (2011)
Strathdon Trash & Treasure Market
Sunbury Farmers' Market
Sunday Arts @ the Convent
Surrey Hills Neighbourhood Centre Market (last Dec, 2010)
Taste of Farmers' Market @ Fountain Gate
The Basin Craft Market
The Design Hub | Art & Design Market (Geelong)
The Springs Market - Caroline Springs
ThreeThousand's Rooftop Market
Tongala Markets (Sept 2011)
University Hill Farmers' Market | See Bundoora or Kingsbury Drive
Up & Comers Fashion Market - vanished without warning
Venus Bay Farmers' Market
Warburton River Market*
Warracknabeal Community Market
Warrnambool Growers Market on the Green
Werribee Farmers' Market
Werribee Park Market | Last May 11th 2013
Werribee Racecourse Craft Market > moved to Werribee Park Market
Westernport Craft Market | See The Westernport Hotel
Williamstown Producers' Market
Yarra Glen Market - Also see Healesville Racecourse Harvest & Craft Market
Also see Yarra Valley Food, Wine & Craft Market at the Yarra Glen racecourse.
Wonderfully Pretty Night Market
Yarra Glen Railway Station Farmers' Market - Kinglake Produce & Artisan Market on the 4th Sunday of every month.
Yarra Junction Reserve Market
Yarra Valley Food, Wine & Craft Market (Aug 2012)
Yarra Valley Gourmet Produce and Artisan Market (Feb 2013) Yarra Valley Farmers' Market | 3rd Sunday of the month
Yarrunga Farmers' Market
Why this list?
People used to spend hours looking for a market and then email in frustration asking "what happened to XXXX Market"?
Markets come and go! A recent search for some of the markets listed above would have you believe many of them are still operating. Web sites that are not updated regularly were the main culprit, but having said that... while market organisers bang your door down when they first start-up, they are the last ones to tell anyone when they close.
If you find markets listed that are no longer trading, please let us know!
* Warburton River Market
Warburton River Market is incorrectly listed on many web sites** as still operating with a contact number for a Heather who runs Williamstown Market.
** marketsandfairs.com.au, you.com.au, marketguide.com.au, melbournechat.org, mymarketday.com.au, sweetandsour.com.au, ruralandgeneral.com.au, coastshop.com.au
*** Highland Farmers' Market - we called in 2011 and was told this market had not operated at this estate for at least a number of years. Highland Farmers Market @ Dromana Estate, Tuerong. 555 Old Moorooduc Rd, Tuerong 4th Saturday of every month (Summer months).
Also see: Highlands Farmers' & Community Market
**** A reader alerted us to Campbellfield Market being closed. Interestingly, we found a number of other web sites with identical info as ours (who mentioned plagiarism?).
In short, none of the markets below are operating as of September 2013. There are many web sites that are out of date saying they are still on but we have checked and they are not. If you have any doubts, call Sorrento Beachside Visitor Info Centre on (03) 5984 1478
Sorrento Seaside Market
Sorrento Foreshore, 4th Saturday of month
Sorrento Farmers' Market
4th Saturday of the month all year
Sorrento-Portsea RSL Market
2nd Saturday of the month:Jan/Feb/March/April only
Also see ..
Business | Cancelled
From time to time we receive requests as to why we don't check that each market is operating (cancelled) each week and publish a list.
Lets do the math... on any given weekend there are over 500 markets operating and live in our calendar. If one of our team were to start calling markets at 7am, and provided every call took under 2 minutes, we would finish checking at 11pm at night.
It seems to make more sense that markets leave a simple recorded message on their telephones with operating conditions and times.
Markets | No Longer Operating
also see Event | Business Listing - Cancelled
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