Violet Town Community Market

Violet Town Market

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14th October, 2023

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 Violet Town Community Market

Second Saturday each month

8.30 am - 1.00 pm

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Please note that dogs, with the exception of Service Dogs, are not allowed in the Market and that the Market is a Smoke-Free Zone.

Come by yourself or with friends and enjoy a wide range of hot and cold food, delicious coffee, good music, great shopping and a friendly and relaxing atmosphere - guaranteed to have a great day out!

  • To keep our community and all patrons COVID safe, please Do NOT Come If
      • You are experiencing cold or flu symptoms.
      • You are waiting on a Covid 19 test result.
      • You have been in close contact with someone waiting on a Covid 19 test result.
      • You have been in contact with a positive Covid 19 case.
      • You have been directed to isolate.
  • As of Friday 18 February, 2022, QR codes are no longer required for entry to retail outlets.
  • Visitors to the market are not required to be vaccinated but our stallholders are double vacced.
  • Whilst masks are not mandatory in outdoor settings, we strongly recommend that you carry a mask with you at all times so that it can be used if you are unable to effectively socially distance. 


The Violet Town Community Market is working hard to reduce levels of waste created by the event so please remember to bring your own reusable bags, mugs and water bottles. If you forget your bags, you can buy some from the Violet Town Community Market Tent at the Recreation Reserve main gate in Tulip Street.

Our 3-Bin Rubbish/Recycle System

Three Bins

Green Bin – compostable rubbish such as food scraps, compostable food containers, garden waste

Yellow Bin – recyclable materials such as glass, cardboard, paper, cans and bottles

Red Bin – all other rubbish









The Violet Town Community Market is a thriving, community market renowned for a friendly atmosphere. We have over 250 stall holders on our books. Visit your regular stallholders or try something new. You will find fresh produce, baked goods, arts, crafts, jewellery, wine and beer tastings, plants, tools, furniture and more!

Relax and enjoy live music, hot food and great coffee. The Violet Town Community Market: one of Victoria’s premier country markets.

Founded in 1978, thismarket supports local groups and is renowned for its focus on sustainable living principles – remember to bring your own bags, coffee mugs and waterbottles.

  • Entry is free however a gold coin donation to the local organisation of the month would be welcomed.
  • Dogs are NOT allowed on the market site. Service dogs only permitted.
  • The market site is a Smoke Free Zone. Your cooperation is appreciated.

We are always looking for volunteers so if you are interested please contact the Coordinator by email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or drop into the Market desk at the main gate on market day.

While in Violet Town, you might like to check out the shops in Cowslip Street and some of our other visitor attractions. 

For any potential stallholders - information is available on the Information for Stall Holders page or Stall Application page.

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