Frequently Asked Questions

What days is the Market open?
The Market is open Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8am.
A lot of our Cecil Street restaurants and cafes are open other days, so check individual stall pages for opening days and times.

Are dogs allowed at the Market?
Dogs are NOT allowed inside the Market due to health and safety regulations.

How do I get to the Market?
The Market is easily accessible by tram, bus, bicycle or car. Visit our Getting Here page for details.

Is there parking available at the Market?
Yes, the Market has 2-hours free parking in the rooftop carpark on Market days. Click here to view carpark hours and rates.

Can I buy South Melbourne Market gift vouchers?
No, the Market no longer sells gift vouchers. Many of the independent stalls do offer gift vouchers, so check their individual pages for details.

I’d like to have a stall at South Melbourne Market. How do I apply?
All available stalls, including vacant stalls and sales of existing businesses, can be found on our stall applications page. Each listing advertised will have all the information you need about the stall, including the size, price, length of licence and the type of offer that will be considered for the space being advertised.

If you would like to be considered for an opportunity but none of the stalls advertised are suitable for your offering, you are welcome to fill in and submit this form so that we can contact you if an appropriate stall becomes available.

Is there an ATM at the Market?
Yes, there are several non-bank specific ATM’s onsite. Locations can be viewed on the Market Map.

Is there a lost and found?
Yes. If you have lost an item or found something, please contact the Market Office with details.
Market Office – Centre Aisle (next to lift)
Phone: 03 9209 6295
Email: smm@portphillip.vic.gov.au

Can I get goods delivered?
Yes. South Melbourne Market Direct offers home delivery to those living within Metro Melbourne and selected regional areas. Click here for details.

Click here to see a list of traders that offer shipping or delivery of their goods.

Can I take photos or film at the Market?
Yes, but if it is for commercial purposes, you must have a permit to do so. Read more.

Can I busk at the Market?
Yes, but you must have a permit to do so. Apply here.

Can I drink alcohol at the Market?
Alcohol is only permitted within licensed venues, and can not be brought into the Market.