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Markets

Stock up, frock up and fossick for treasures old and new at weekend markets throughout the Goldfields. Skip from town to town and find everything from organic veges and gourmet goodies to arts and crafts, vintage clothes, books and jewellery.

Market fresh

The Goldfields is home to a stunning and varied harvest, ranging from cool climate and high altitude produce to warm Mediterranean influences. Discover fresh fruit, organic vegetables and specialty cheeses, cakes and biscuits. And while you're there, be sure to pick up some of the locally pressed olive oil or organic honey for the pantry.

Clothes and crafts

Once you've stocked up on veges, it's time to see what else is on offer, and the Goldfields doesn't disappoint. Find beautiful vintage items and handmade jewellery, clothes, furniture, giftware and handmade arts and crafts. Be sure to catch the Castlemaine Artists Market and the Maldon Craft Market where you'll find quality works produced by the region's renowned artists and artisans.

All week long

Travelling across the Goldfields during the week and keen to have a fossick around? You'll find plenty of vintage treasures, clothes, furniture and kitschy delights at the Mill Markets in Ballarat and at Castlemaine Vintage Bazaar – both open 7 days a week.

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Markets

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Ballarat & surrounds

Ballarat Market
Local produce, art and crafts, gardening
Ballarat Showgrounds, Creswick Road, Ballarat
8am – 2pm, every Sunday

Ballarat Fresh Produce Market
Bridge Mall, Ballarat
9am – 1pm, 1st Saturday

Computer Swap Meet
Ballarat Secondary College Eastern Campus
Corner Fussell and Victoria streets, Ballarat East
10am – 4pm, 2nd and 4th Saturday

Smart Living Market
Organic produce, eco-friendly food
Wendouree Parade, Ballarat (opposite Botanical Gardens)
9am – 1pm, 2nd Saturday

BECS Market (Ballarat East Community
Shed) Community Craft Market

Corner of Eureka and Fussell streets, Ballarat
8am – 1pm, 2nd Saturday

Ballarat Makers Market
Cattle Pavilion, Ballarat Showgrounds
Creswick Road, Ballarat
9am – 2pm, 4th Sunday

Ballan Farmers Market
Mill Cottage, 96 Inglis Street, Ballan
9am – 1pm, 2nd Saturday

Skipton Market (excluding Jan)
Local produce, shopping, gardening
Mechanics Institute, Anderson Street, Skipton
9am – 1pm, 2nd Saturday

Smythesdale Country Market
Local produce, art and craft, vintage
Historic precinct, Glenelg Highway, Smythesdale
9am – 1pm, 3rd Saturday

Talbot Farmer's Market
Heritage precinct, Scandinavian Crescent and Camp Street, Talbot
9am – 1pm, 3rd Sunday

Bendigo & surrounds

Bendigo Community Farmers Market
Sidney Myer Place (Rosalind Park end of Williamson Street), Bendigo
9am -1pm, 2nd Saturday

Moonlight Market
Food, music, arts and crafts
Hargreaves Mall, Bendigo
5pm - 9pm, Saturdays
November 26, December 17, January 21, February 11, March 11, April 1

Bendigo Prince of Wales Showground Market
Local produce, hardware, bric-a-brac
Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Holmes Rd, Bendigo
8.30am–3pm, every Sunday from (except major events)

Heathcote Bush Market
Local produce, art and craft, shopping
Adjacent to the Heathcote Visitor Centre, High Street, Heathcote
8:30am-1pm, 1st Saturday

Eaglehawk Lions High Street Market
Local produce, shopping
High Street, Eaglehawk
9am-1pm, 2nd Saturday

Kangaroo Flat Market
Local produce, food, shopping
Kangaroo Flat Uniting Church Grounds (opposite Aldi), High Street, Kangaroo Flat
Every fifth Saturday during the year

Bendigo Gravel Hill Community Market
Bakers, makers and growers
Mundy Street, Bendigo (old Gravel Hill school)
9am-1pm, 3rd Saturday

Bridgewater Country Market
Local produce, second hand, handmade
Main Street, Bridgewater
8am – 1pm, 2nd Saturday, except January

Castlemaine & surrounds

Castlemaine Farmers Market
Alongside Castlemaine Market Building and Victory Park
Corner of Mostyn Street and Midland Highway, Castlemaine
9am – 1pm, first Sunday (except January)

Castlemaine Artists' Market
Western Reserve
Castlemaine (Corner Wheeler & Forest streets)
9am – 2pm, 1st Sunday (except January)

Wesley Hill Market
Local produce, garden supplies, art and crafts
Duke Street (Pyrenees Highway) and Van Heurck Streets, Castlemaine
7.30am – 1pm,  every Saturday

Maldon Market
Growers and makers
Fountain Street and the Shire Gardens, Maldon
9am – 2pm, 2nd Sunday

Maryborough & surrounds

Maryborough Tourist Market
Vintage, bric-a-brac
Carisbrook Raceway, Chaplins Road, Carisbrook
8 am – 1 pm, 1st Sunday

Maryborough Station Domain Market
Growers and makers
Maryborough Railway Station, Maryborough
8 am – 2 pm, 4th Sunday

Dunolly Community Market
Local produce, art and crafts, furniture
Broadway, Dunolly
9am – 2pm, 2nd Sunday

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