what’s on at the market
Mussel Festival


Summer is in full swing and so is the Market! We are getting ready for our annual Mussel Festival – a two-day seafood street party. With more than five tonnes of molluscs our restaurants Simply Spanish, Koy, Paco Y Lola,Claypots Evening Star will be preparing the most mouthwatering muscles dishes you can imagine. Featuring some of Melbourne’s best Jazz you will also be able to enjoy an amazing amount of free live music We still have a couple of Night Markets left, Easter weekend, a new café, cooking classes and school holiday craft classes!

Night Market

With only two Night Markets left there is still time to party with us at this awesome event. There is an array of amazing food trucks and restaurants to choose from, live music, drinks, unique market stalls and kids’ activities – come on down!

Mussel Festival

A signature Melbourne Food & Wine Festival event. Come along to one of the biggest seafood street parties! With mussels galore and free live New Orleans jazz from some of Melbourne’s finest musicians! Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 March from 12:00pm.

Easter Weekend

Hop on down to the Market this Easter for all your shopping needs. From fresh fish to Easter eggs and Easter cakes, the Market will be bursting with flavour.

Easter Trading Hours

The Market will be closed on Good Friday (25 March) however we will have an extra trading day on Thursday 24 March to pick up all your Easter treats.


There’s a new kid on the block in the Market Food Hall. Canteenoffers a delicious range of fresh fruit juices, salads, toasties, coffee and a whole lot more.

School Holiday Craft

Get hands-on with textile art and pot painting! In these classes you can paint your own amazing hand-illustrated cushion cover or concrete pot!

Easter Things

  1. A cute little bunny from Clare’s Bears and Wears
  2. A beautiful bunch of Easter Daisies from Emerald Hill Nursery
  3. A delicious Chocolate Rooibos tea from Tea Drop
  4. A little succulent Easter Ham from Alka Polish Deli
  5. An array of fresh seafood from any of our fish mongers

BMW Driving Experience

Become master of the roads! We’re giving one lucky winner a BMW Driving Experience for 2 with BMW Melbourne, proud sponsors of our 2016 South Melbourne Night Market season.


Catch are now stocking fresh wild Alaskan Sockeye salmon. You can try it out using this amazing recipe. You can also brush up on your cooking skills in one of our Neff Market Kitchen classes.