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The St Kilda Esplanade Market

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Lovely walk along the stalls

We enjoyed strolling through the stalls of handmade items and food vendors. Excellent for keepsakes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
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RE: Worth to visit during Sunday

The St Kilda's Esplanade Weekend market stretches itself from Luna Park amusement park with a... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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One fine day in December in 1970, Cr. Manning declared The Art Bank, now St Kilda Esplanade Market, officially open. Noting the high expense of holding art exhibitions, Cr. Manning had asked several artists and sculptors if they would like to...more
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Upper Esplanade St Kilda | Tram 16 or 96 from the City to stop 136, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9209 6777
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All reviews sunday morning arts and crafts parking can be difficult handmade goods quirky items home made great sunday luna park calamari for sale well worth the visit couple of hours lovely walk walk along the beach all ages few hours cakes
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed strolling through the stalls of handmade items and food vendors. Excellent for keepsakes and trinkets of your trip. Worth a look if you're nearby.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank marthiex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get your taxi or Uber to drop you off at the top of the esplanade and make the gentle walk down to Luna Park giving you the chance to view all of the canopied crafts on display. Most of the artisans are on hand to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Luvinspoonful
Reviewed 7 November 2018

The St Kilda's Esplanade Weekend market stretches itself from Luna Park amusement park with a number of stalls mainly selling diverse products which are mainly locally made or handmade. The stalls populate the length of the esplanade. Please arrange your visit on a day where...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Shawngohys
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Great market- get there early for a park or better still, catch the tram. Lots a different stalls to look at and close to cafes.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Leisa K
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The St Kilda Markets are very artistic and diverse. Great range of products mostly handmade. Some beautiful photography and 15 year old bought a panoramic of Hosier Lane. Lovely stroll along Esplanade with a great vibe of people. You’ll be hard-pressed not to buy something....More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank AnnalisaMarieB
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

A bewildering number and range of stalls populates the length of the esplanade. There are a few food stalls but most are arts and craft. Clothing, footwear, jewellery, and original artwork abound. Parking can be difficult so you are advised to use the tram -...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank ElvisPKing
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were in Melbourne late last year and went to the market and could not find it!! That was due to the weather unfortunately. This visit the weather was glorious. About 30 mins out of Federation Square on the tram (very cheap travel and the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Tufty2015
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Whilst visiting Melbourne we caught the tram to St Kilda beach and went to the esplanade market. The market took about an hour to look at everything and had a great range of foods and goods Were able to sample some of the foods and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dcoops64
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Visited yesterday. Great variety of items. Not just Jewellery and candles. Clothes, bowls, shoes, concrete items, paintings, prints, dog items, sauces, dips and lots lots more. A great walk along the Esplanade with a great view. Also a good variety of food stalls. Worth a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Debbie23294
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The market is one thing, but the Upper Esplanade offers incredible views of the sea and the sunset. I often come here just for a walk along the beach, to see the penguins on the pier (breakwater) and to watch the weather approach over the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank platypus150
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Kathleen B
4 January 2018|
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Response from Sean M | Property representative |
Hi- Yes the Market is open on all long weekends.
Peggy M
26 February 2016|
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Response from Sean M | Property representative |
The Market is only open on Sundays. 51 weeks of the year, except for the St Kilda Festival Sunday in Feb.