Melbourne Markets

Next Event

Autumn/ Winter 2016
Friday 22nd July 6pm - 10pm 
Saturday 23rd July 10am - 6pm
Sunday 24th July 10am - 5pm


The Royal Exhibition Building
9 Nicholson Street, Carlton, VIC
Plus additional entry at Rathdowne Street

How Much?

$2 entry fee for adults
Children under 12 FREE entry!

The Finders Keepers markets is a massive three day event, featuring over 250 independent art and design stalls in the world renowned Royal Exhibition Building in the Carlton Gardens. Expect to find some lovely local makers from Melbourne, as well as talented favourites from all around Australia.

Each market is uniquely and carefully curated, featuring amazing new talent and debut stalls at every event. With dedicated food and beverage stalls, live music, two bars, three stations serving fresh coffee and Melbourne’s favourite Food Trucks, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Our markets launched in Melbourne in 2010 and have been steadily growing ever since, so come along and find out what the fuss is about!


Find your favourite designers by downloading our event map ahead of time here [Download pdf size 324kb] or better still, download our brand new FREE smartphone app, and hold the keys to the markets in the palm of your hand!

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Applications for our Melbourne Autumn Winter 2016 market are now closed. Head to our apply for a stall page for more details on future application dates.

Art and Design Stalls:

Yippee, find our beautiful Melbourne AW16 Designer Line-up here!

Food Trucks and Stalls:

Who's hungry? Plan your eats with our Food and Drink line-up right here.

Music Line-up:

Friday 22nd July
6pm: Fabadelica (DJ)
6:30pm: The Twoks
7:30pm: Manny Fox
8:30pm: The Thin White Ukes
9:15: Fabadelica (DJ)

Saturday 23rd July
10am: May Day (DJ)
11:30am: Floyd Thursby
12:45pm: Cat House
2pm: The Electric Lemonade Test Jam Band
3:15pm: Melbourne Indie Voice
4:30pm: Phia
5:15pm: May Day (DJ)

Sunday 24th July
10am: Pat Monaghan (DJ)
11:30am: Bek Chapman (Kid Show)
12:45pm: Rich Davies & The Low Road
2pm: Empat Lima
3:15pm: La Rumba
4pm: Pat Monaghan (DJ)

Discover more about these talented musicians right here


There are ATM's available at the markets, however these are known to attract long queues at every event.  Many stalls now accept debit / credit cards, but we strongly suggest you bring cash with you to avoid any disappointment.

Parents Room:

We have set up a parents room with lounges and a microwave to facilitate your parenting needs, located near to the Rathdowne Street end of the Royal Exhibition Building.  (On the left as you enter the building from Rathdowne Street, or to the right as you face outwards towards Rathdowne Street).  


There are two main toilet facilities at the REB, one to the left as you enter from Nicholson Street, and another to the right as you enter from Rathdowne Street.

First Aid: 

On site first aid is available near to the Nicholson Street entrance of REB.  If you or someone in your group requires emergency medical attention, please find your way to the first aid office, or please alert one of the Finders Keepers crew who will be able to assist.

Disabled access:

All areas of the building used by the markets, including toilet facilities, are accessible for wheelchairs.

Future Markets: 

The Finders Keepers Melbourne Spring/Summer 2016 Market
Friday 14th October 6pm - 10pm
Saturday 15th October 10am - 6pm
Sunday 16th October 10am - 5pm

Applications for our Melbourne SS16 Market are now closed. Stay tuned for our exciting line-up of designers!