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Coburg Night Market

Coburg Night Market 2023

Coburg Night Market is back for 2023! Returning to the lush surrounds of Bridges Reserve, we’ve made some exciting changes to this year’s edition, including a brand new layout, more stallholders, a Mindful Mob Healing Market and a top notch music line-up curated by our new programmer, Juliette Lalli.

Save the dates and join us for a weekend of spectacular flavours, artisan products, family fun and festivities in the heart of our colourful suburb.

Opening Times

Friday 15 December: 5pm to 10:30pm
Saturday 16 December: 12pm to 10:30pm
Sunday 17 December: 12pm to 8:30pm

Live Music

What's your flavour? From soulful First Nations artists through to afro jazz, alt-country and psychedelic pop, Juliette's eclectic mix of local artists and DJs ensures there's a taste for all musical palates.

Friday 15 December

Sunfruits
Hooper Crescent
Pirritu
Jas Moore DJ (Triple R)

Saturday 16 December

The Prize
It Thing
OUZO!
Muma Ganoush
Quality Used Cars
Pat Telfer's Free Play

Sunday 17 December

Jarabi Band
Danika
Chitra
Sunny Morris
Deuce
Fonzie

Mindful Mob Healing Market

The Mindful Mob Healing Market is a vibrant cultural healing space that invites the whole community to dive deep into embracing Spirit and caring for our health and the land on which we walk and live. Curated by First Nations songwriter and producer Maylene Yinarr, the dedicated Mindful Mob space will host performances, a children’s mindfulness workshop, cultural healing, Elders stories and more.

Family Activities

For all our families, we've got a collage workshop with renowned local artist and illustrator Beci Orpin as well as a hilarious clown experience with performers Tim Sneddon and Lumi Bloom. Plus, kids of all ages can enjoy Pat Telfer's Free Play on the Saturday.

Getting to Coburg Night Market

Coburg Night Market is located at Bridges Reserve, Bell Street, Coburg. 

The following transport lines have routes that pass near Bell Street and Sydney Road. 

  • Bus: 513, 513-514, 514, 527, 534, 561, 903
  • Tram: 19
  • Train: Coburg Station, UPFIELD Line  

Accessible parking is available off Russell Street, Coburg. Next to Coburg Leisure Centre. 

Street parking will be available. Please ensure to read parking signs. 

Dedicated bike parking will be available on site.

Accessibility  

 

The Coburg Night Market site is wheelchair accessible. There are accessible pedestrian entrances on Bell Street and Russell Street (next to the Coburg Leisure Centre)

Accessible bathrooms are available on site.

The majority of the site is covered by ground-level grass, however the white lines indicate ground-level concrete paths. Additional track mat paths will also be created for ease of crossing garden beds. The daily Welcome will have AUSLAN translators. Expect lively music and a friendly, bustling atmosphere, however, there is a Chill Zone in the north west corner of the site.

If you have any specific access or other needs please ask one of our friendly staff in the yellow “Arts Merri-bek” t-shirts.

Coburg Night Market 2023 Stallholder Expressions of Interest have now closed

The Coburg Night Market, a summer highlight in Melbourne's north, brings together a diverse community over three nights and two days. Patrons gather to enjoy delicious food and refreshing beverages, shop for local artisan makers' products, and groove to exceptional live music. With a family-friendly and welcoming atmosphere, the market attracts up to 7,500 visitors per day.

Expressions of Interest for stallholders have now closed. For stallholders who have applied, please see the below dates and guidelines for more key dates and information.

Download the Stallholder Guidelines (PDF)

Key Dates

Expression of Interest Confirmation

Stallholders notified of outcome: Tuesday 29 August 
First deposit payment due: by Tuesday 19 September (11.59 pm) 
Final payment due: by Sunday 29 October (11.59 pm) 

Coburg Night Market Season

Compulsory Stallholder Induction: Thursday 30 November (6 pm - online) 
Coburg Night Market: Friday 15 December (5 pm to 10:30 pm)
Coburg Night Market: Saturday 16 December (12 pm to 10:30 pm)
Coburg Night Market: Sunday 17 December (12 pm to 8 pm) 

Contact the Coburg Night Market Team

Phone: 9240 1111

Email: coburgnightmarket@merri-bek.vic.gov.au

More information about the Coburg Night Market

You can connect with the event via social media:  

Facebook: Coburg Night Market Facebook page 

Instagram: @coburgnightmarket