The 2015-16 Surf Coast Shire Market Brochure is now ready to download.
For further information contact
- Torquay Visitor Information Centre on 1300 614 219 or
- Lorne Visitor Information Centre on 1300 891 152.
Below is a summary list of markets held in the Surf Coast Shire.
Check the Events Calendar for the latest events.
*Prior to attending a market listed here, please confirm the dates/times with information on individual market websites or Facebook pages.
Aireys Inlet Market
Generally held on second Sunday of the month (with some extras thrown in) at Aireys Inlet Community Hall from 9am to 1pm.
2015 market dates:
2016 market dates:
A community-owned authentic farmers market specialising in fresh produce, locally made goodies, and art and craft. With a cosy indoor/outdoor setting, the Aireys Inlet Market is perfect in all weather and has become a Sunday morning mecca for Aireys locals seeking out a more sustainable shopping experience. A village market in a true sense of the word, this is the opportunity to fill your cloth bag or trolley with tasty seasonal organic produce, local wines, essential oils, aromatic herbs, and native plants. Meet the maker, the baker, the grower and taste the difference at Aireys Inlet Community Hall.
Aireys Inlet Market is seeking new stallholders for the market which is changing its general feel to a home grown, handmade, recycled and vintage. We already have a lovely group of marketeers, but we do need more. If interested, please email Susan Romyn and John Wilcox at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our Facebook page.
Aireys Inlet School Fair
Saturday 31 October 2015
Vibrant, energetic, eclectic and iconic - a great school fair that offers yummy food, coffee and great activities and stalls to keep you entertained, engaged and just wanting more. Come along for the fun of it.
For more information check out www.lornep12.vic.edu.au or call the school on 5289 7144.
Anglesea Primary School Twilight Village Fair
Saturday 12 March 2016, 4pm-8pm
The Village Fair is a vibrant, family friendly celebration.With great energy the marketfocuses on quality, local art, craft, local growers and produce from the school's Kitchen Garden. Enjoy an evening of live music, boutique beer and wine and kids' amusements.
Anglesea Riverbank Market
9am to 4pm, Anglesea Riverbank.
Set in one of the most picturesque locations, this Sunday market is a sprawling treasure trove of eclectic stalls and stallholders. Alive and vibrant, a lap of the Riverbank market reveals astonishing variety to the visitor. Food, fashion, tools, toys and trinkets, jewellery and books, plants and gardening good and much much more! The Riverbank Market is part and parcel of the local community and Anglesea life and raises funds for primary school, football club, Lions Club and community house.
Organisers - Anglesea Primary School, Lions Club, Football Club and Anglesea Community House.
Dates 2015-2016 Season:
Sunday 1 Nov 2015 - Melbourne Cup weekend
Friday 1 Jan 2016 - New Year's Day
Saturday 16 Jan 2016, 3-8.30pm
Sunday 10 Jan 2016
Sunday 13 March 2016
Sunday 27 March 2016
Applications for sites: Anglesea Riverbank Market Stallholder applications can now be completed online.
View stalls location maps - (1) North/Geelong end(PDF, 408KB) and (2) South/Lorne end(PDF, 164KB)
View market terms and conditions(PDF, 133KB)
Anglesea Music Festival Market
Saturday 23 January 2016
One day market at Ellimatta Reserve Anglesea as part of the Music Festival offering arts and craft with a multicultural food court offering undercover seating plus street performers, buskers competition.
For more information visit www.angleseamusicfestival.com.au/
Bellbrae Primary School May Fair
Sunday 1 May 2016, 10am-4pm
Held at Bellbrae Primary School as a fundraiser – fun-filled day with great food, entertainment, stalls and music.
Contact: Bellbrae Primary School Ph: 5261 2660
Deans Marsh Festival Market
Sunday 27 March 2016, 10am-4pm
Long standing Deans Marsh Festival now grown to a 2 day event. The Saturday will be a showcase of local wines, food and sustainable living. Tours to local business and sustainable farms will operate on Saturday. Sunday will be main event, comprising of local foods, displays, music and sporting events - a real fun family day of activities and entertainment such as story-telling, bush poetry, snake handling, frog displays, working dogs and horses, the famous dog high jump, Jack Russell races, market stalls, pioneer games, great food and live music.
Location: Deans Marsh Memorial Park
Check out www.deansmarshfestival.com.au/
Deans Marsh Market
Sunday 27 September and Sunday 29 November 2015, 9am-2pm
Deans Marsh Hall and Reserve, 10 Pennyroyal Valley Road, Deans Marsh.
Market visitors can enjoy art, craft and produce, music and kids entertainment
Check out www.deansmarsh.org.au/market
Freshwater Creek Steiner School Open Day and Fair
Saturday 24 October 2015
Held in the school grounds this delightful and chilled Fair offers an assortment of handmade and home grown everything. A lovely experience in Freshwater Creek.
Check out www.fwcss.com.au
Lorne Foreshore Market
Set on the gorgeous foreshore overlooking Loutit Bay, the Lorne Market offers a delightful array of local produce, art and craft as well as books, second hand goodies, clothes and yummy treats.
Fundraiser for local kindergarten and Lions Club - on Lorne Foreshore from 10am to 4pm.
Saturday 31 October 2015
Saturday 23 January 2016
Saturday 26 April 2016 (kinder tbc)
Saturday 11 June 2016
Contact: 0417 372 697
Ravens Creek Farm Spring Fair
Sunday 25 October 2015
Don't miss this unique food and craft market with plenty of personality and a great country atmosphere. Come along to find quirky handmade wares, organic fruit and veg as well as one of-a-kind gifts from a selection of handpicked stalls.
Contact Jasmin Findlay 0404 126 284 or email email@example.com
Bell Street Fiesta
Sunday 11 October, 2015, 12pm-7pm
The Bell Street Fiesta, part of the Torquay Food and Wine Festival celebrates the local art galleries, restaurants and Torquay's nightlife. A wonderful array of local products and a great weekend of indulgences.
Torquay Farmers' Market
Every Saturday all year round 8.30am-1pm
Fall in love with local food at the Torquay Farmers' Market. Located in the carpark of Council offices, 1 Merrijig Drive, Torquay.
This is a genuine European style farmers' market with no bells and whistles, just great fresh food and produce from around the region. Running every Saturday morning, stallholder specialities include local and regional bread, cheese, wine, organics, eggs, vegies, beer berries, jam, honey and much, much more.
Torquay Cowrie Market
3rd Sunday of the month, September to April inclusive, 10am-3pm
This iconic market is nestled amongst the majestic trees overlooking Zeally Bay on the Torquay Foreshore. Offering a friendly atmosphere with local music. Specialises in local art, craft, jewellery, vintage, plants and fresh produce. A great meeting place and never disappoints.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org - PO Box 469, Torquay Vic 3228
Applications: Community Market Guidelines and Application(PDF, 147KB)
Every Thursday in January 2016, 4pm-10pm
Torquay Common, Surf Beach Drive, Torquay.
There's plenty of summer lovin' for the new Nightjar Market in Torquay. Held on the wetland common for the first time last year, this twilight celebration of local independent art, craft and design was a massive hit with locals and holiday makers alike. Celebrating the creativity and diversity of the Surf Coast, the NightJar Market is a great place to unwind after a day at the beach. Meander through the stalls, sample some great food, and kick back and enjoy the quality live music on offer. Summer days are driftin' away, to uh-oh those summer nights!
Sustainable Hook and Vine Festival Sustainable Goods Market
Saturday 9 April 2016, 11am-6pm
An exciting new element to the Sustainable Hook and Vine Festival, this goods market will be the place to shop and taste all the delights of the region.
Surf Coast Baby and Kids Market
Surf Coast Baby and Kids Market features quality handmade items, preloved goods, new products and businesses promoting activities and services for babies, kids and families. Entertainment for the kids and live music adds to the experience.
Surf Coast Sport and Recreation Centre, Beach Road, Torquay.
Sunday 13 September 2015
Sunday 6 March 2016
Sunday 5 June 2016
Surf Coast Art and Design Market
Sunday 26 June 2016, 9:30am-3:00pm
Indoor Winter market held at Peppers, The Sands Resort, Torquay - this market aims to support both emerging and established local artists and designers. High quality artwork, sculptures, handmade homewares, jewellery, clothing and more.
Coastal Boutique Market
Sunday 1 May 2016
An indoor market of original quality and unique goods, homewares, jewellery, clothing, children's products, photography and live music.