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Established by Balwyn Rotary in 1976, the Camberwell Sunday Market has become a Melbourne weekend institution. Our market is known for specialty items that are retro, vintage or nostalgic. We love being part of 'old Melbourne' and helping you find things you will find nowhere else. And environmentally friendly - wow - we have been lowering the carbon footprint of Melbourne for years by recycling and reselling second hand items in nearly 400 weekly stall. Discover a Treasure. Discover a Cause. Discover Camberwell.

Who misses the Camberwell Sunday Market?

We do!

Update: 21 November 2020.

The Camberwell Sunday Market is currently closed. Rotary and the Council met this week and progress continues toward reopening before Christmas. Hopefully more details will be available next week.

FAQs:

• Will the market be open this weekend? Sorry, no.

• Will the market be open next weekend? No, sorry. Everyone needs more two weeks notice to reactivate the Market.

• When will the market reopen? Unknown at this point, but we will reopen as soon as Council grants permission and only if deemed safe to do so.

• Can I book a stall? Sorry, no. The stall booking system will remain closed until a reopening date is determined.

• Will the market reopen before Christmas? We are working very hard to ensure we open before Christmas.

Countdown to Reopening

Dear Marketeers,

Fantastic news about Melbourne continuing to open up again over coming days and weeks.

We have been following up with local council about what this means for the market, and opportunities for a pre-Christmas opening.

Fingers crossed, and I will let you know as soon as possible.

The above message is from Paul, Market Manager.

Update: 8 November 2020

The Camberwell Sunday Market currently remains closed due to restrictions on large gatherings.

FAQs:

• Will the market be open this weekend? Sorry, no.

• Will the market be open next weekend? No, sorry.

• When will the market reopen? Unknown at this point, but we will reopen when safe to do so.

• Can I book a stall? Sorry, no. The stall booking system will remain closed until a reopening date is determined.

• How will I know when the market is reopening? Watch social media and our website for updates.

We are in this together

By avoiding large gatherings, masking up, washing hands, social distancing and following the latest health advice, we will all get to the other side of this in the best shape possible.

We are indeed in this together. Every single Rotary volunteer, stall holder and visitor is impacted by Covid-19. And the millions of visitors’ parents, partners, children, grandparents, friends, work colleagues and even staff at their local coffee shop. We are all at risk and, like you, we will do our bit to keep each other safe.

Update: 1 August 2020:

Due to Covid-19 transmission rates and increasing mandatory public health measures in Victoria, the Camberwell Sunday Market remains closed.

FAQs:
• Will the market be open this weekend? Sorry, no.
• Will the market be open next weekend? No, sorry.
• When will the market reopen? Unknown at this point, but we will reopen when safe to do so.
• Can I book a stall? Sorry, no. The stall booking system will remain closed until a reopening date is determined.
• How will I know when the market is reopening? Watch our social media and website for updates.

Fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy to get to the other side

Perhaps the most famous pirate ships in modern history: the Millennium Falcon.

Lingering in many hearts and mind of children and nostalgic adults, is the Millennium Falcon. The Falcon debuted in the original Star Wars movie of 1977 under the command of Han Solo and Wookiee named Chewbacca.

The space freighter that Han affectionately called the “fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy” was photographed when the Falcon was last spotted at the Camberwell Market.

Perhaps the only space ship greater – debatably – is the starship USS Enterprise.

Either way, a little bit of light speed, or a jump to hyperspace, to get us all to the ‘other side’ of this pandemic would be welcome.

It goes without saying, the Stage 3 coronavirus restrictions on Greater Melbourne mean we will continue to remain closed for the foreseeable future. In answer to FAQ’s, please see below:

  • Will the market be open this weekend? No, sorry.
  • Will the market be open next weekend? No, sorry.
  • When will the market reopen? Unknown at this point, but we will reopen when safe to do so.
  • Can I book a stall? Sorry, no. The stall booking system will remain closed until a reopening date is determined.
  • How will I know when the market is reopening? Watch social media and our website for updates.

Is the Market Open this weekend?

Blue skies will return eventually and so to will the Camberwell Sunday Market. FAQs:
• Will the market be open this weekend? Sorry, no.
• Will the market be open next weekend? No, sorry.
• When will the market reopen? Unknown at this point, but we will reopen when safe to do so.
• Can I book a stall? Sorry, no. The stall booking system will remain closed until a reopening date is determined.
• How will I know when the market is reopening? Watch social media and our website for updates.