The St Kilda area in Melbourne is a place loved by locals and tourists alike. A short tram ride away from the Melbourne CBD, it is a great place to enjoy the sea breeze and take a dip in the ocean! Many people love the markets in St Kilda and here are some of the top picks to wander through if you are in the area.
St Kilda Esplanade Market
St Kilda Esplanade Market is one of Melbourne’s most commemorated markets. Stretching from one end of the Luna Park to the end of the Esplanade, it is a ‘makers’ market. A place where you can find something for everyone it is a vibrant market featuring over 160 stalls. Set against a picturesque backdrop of the St Kilda beach, you can shop for handcrafted products, jewellery, toys, accessories, clothing as well as taste the flavours of the world.
Veg Out Farmers Market
For fresh produce and seasonal favourites Veg Out Farmers Market is your go-to place. This is certainly not your average shopping trip since you only find certified organic and the freshest produce from farmers around the state here. From the juiciest fruits and the greenest veggies, the market also offers honey, biscuits, free-range eggs, chutneys, bread, pasta, confectionary, and
the list goes on. The Veg Out Farmers Market opens out on the first Saturday of each month at the Peanut Farm Reserve.
ST Kilda Twilight Market
During summertime, the pleasant twilight hours are put to good use in St Kilda. The O’Donnell Gardens is bustling with busy shoppers during Thursday evenings every summer with the St Kilda Twilight Market. Packed with stalls selling vintage clothing, handcrafted accessories, jewellery and much more. The live music keeps shoppers entertained and the galore of food vendors make it a pleasing experience for foodies who love to snack while they shop.
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