Market trading hours

Australia Day public holiday

The Market will be closed on Thursday 26 January for the Australia Day public holiday.

The following trading hours will apply.

Fruit and Vegetable Market: 

  • Wednesday 25 January: 3:00am to 7:30am.
  • Thursday 26 January: Market Closed
  • Friday 27 January: 3:30am to 7:00am

Warehouse access remains unchanged. Access for warehouse tenants is 24 hours 7 days a week.

Flower Market:

  • Thursday 26 January: Market Closed

If you parking permit only allows access on a day where a public holiday falls, and would like to come to the Market on an alternative adjacent day (for example your parking permit is for a Thursday and you would like to access the Market on either Wednesday 25 January or Friday 27 January), you will not be charged for parking and can enter the Market. However please note, your regular bay may not be available. Please seek instruction from a Market Relations Officer on arrival.  

Fruit and vegetable market – Trading hours

Monday, Thursday & Friday: 3:30am – 7:00am

Tuesday & Wednesday: 4:30am – 7:30am

Note: If a public holiday falls on either a Monday or a Tuesday, fruit and vegetable market trading on the following day will commence at 3:30am

Flower market – Trading hours*

Monday to Friday: 3:30am – 7:00am

Saturday: 4.30am – 7.30am

*Note – key trading days for the flower market are Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays


Melbourne Market Authority – Administration office hours

Monday – Friday 8.00am – 4.00pm

Visit ‘Contact us’ for contact details


Customer Service Centre – operating hours

Monday – Friday 4:00am – 11:00am

Visit ‘Contact us’ for contact details



For all enquiries call 03 9258 6100

8AM - 4PM, MON - FRI