Melbourne Craft Markets
Melbourne Craft Markets - a compilation
Melbourne is awash with color, the gardens, the markets and the nightlife, all come together to showcase a lovely vibrant city, the sounds the smells and the atmosphere. It all goes towards making melboure…. Melbourne.
Melbourne is experience unprecedented growth with Crafter making handcrafts and taking them to the maket to sell, Perhaps as a way of earning some extra money, perhaps a time in finding their feet in deciding what they want to do instead of their normal 9 to five routine, but most importantly these crafts are handmade in melbourne and australian made so you know that you are supporting Australian families and locally made crafts.
There are many opportunities to sell handmade crafts in melbourne, i have listed a few of the craft markets, but there are many more craft markets in melbourne, should you want to sell some of your hand made items to someone who will appreciate the time and love you have put into your hand made crafted items
The Rose St. Artists and Hand Made Crafts Market held every saturday at 60 Rose Street, Fitzroy, which helps artists and designers sell and showcase their works (hand crafted items and art works, naturally all handmade in melbourne) without high retail/gallery commissions.
The Red Hill market is the grand dame of victoria’s craft markets, starting off in 1975 where local art and craft people and producers bartered their goods with each other.
Unfortunately bartering no longer takes place, however the atmosphere, colour and excitement of those heady early years is still around, just head to Arthurs seaton on the first Saturday of each month, Sept-May, 8am to 1pm. sadly this may mean you miss out on the rose street craft market but it is difficult to have you cake and eat it also..
The Esplanade Market in St Kilda is a fantastic Melbourne market to visit on a beautiful Sunday, starting at Acland street and walking all the way to the end near the Esplanade hotel before heading to wards the peir to check out the penguins or to have a coffee and cake at the end of the pier..
You will find almost 200 hand made artists and crafts people, with a diverse assortment of handmade in melbourne artworks (wood, glass, paper, resin, recycled materials and more hand crafted items)..
Do not sit down on the weekend or be boring and doing your shopping at chadstone or southland; come to one of the great melbourne craft markets where you can find an assortment of items handmade in Melbourne..
Other Melbourne Craft Markets include
- Maribyrnong Makers Market - 1st saturday of the month
- Dingley Village Craft Market - 1st sunday of the month
- Hawthorn Craft Market - 1st sunday of the month
- werribee craft market - 2nd Saturday of the month
- The Williamstown Craft market - 3rd sunday of the month
- eltham craft market - 3rd sunday of the month
- Shirt and Skirt Market - Melbourne - 3rd sunday of the Month
- Flemington Craft Market - 4th sunday of the month
- Sisters Craft Market - Brunswick