South Melbourne Market turns 150 in 2017 – South Melbourne Market is Melbourne's oldest permanent market, it first opened back in May 1867.
A must-do on Melbourne's summer events calendar, South Melbourne Market's Night Market is now in its ninth year and attracts an enthusiastic community of locals, along with visitors from Melbourne and beyond.
The ninth annual South Melbourne Market Night Market will kick-off on Jan 5 until Feb 23 (eight Thursday twilight evenings in a row).
Night Market ninjas, can enjoy world class food and wines from restaurants, bars, food trucks and carts, which offer cheap, cheerful and delicious street fare.
Entertainers and musicians will perform from four acoustic stages, showcasing emerging talent as well as crowd favourites.
To provide more space for people to relax, eat, drink and soak up the Night Market atmosphere, this year the market's broad centre aisle will open for the first time during the evening event.