Wells Street Market is a boutique urban market, taking inspiration from across the globe to bring an eclectic mix of fresh food, unique Australian handmade and designed products as well as a great deal of entertainment to Wells Street, Australia. Centrally located in Frankston, Wells Street is in between the cinemas and Bayside shopping complex, which can be reached easily from the freeway, Nepean Highway, or the station.
The exciting revamped market is carried out on every Thursday from 9 am until 2 pm and has previously operated as a sole farmers market before shutting down for about two months to allow for ongoing works as part of a major upgrade of the wider Wells Street area. Now the market hosts up to 40 stalls and is one of the main attractions of the beautiful Australian coastal town.
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Wells Street Market Family
Wells Street Market is the latest market to join the great market-selection managed by the events team at Craft Markets Australia. The specialists are dedicated to seeing the market evolve as an urban street location with its very own identity. Craft Markets Australia has been running high-quality craft and produce markets on the Mornington Peninsula and further afield for over 40 years and success stories such as the Red Hill Community Market and Mornington Racecourse Market prove, that they live, breathe and love all things markets. Especially their general manager, Louise Gamons, has worked hard to transform Wells Street Market into a unique outdoor market. Visitors are greeted with a wide variety of plants, trees, flowers, fresh produce, craft, and bric-a-brac.
To go a bit more into detail – Wells Street Market still features a wide range of fresh regional products, along with a stunning selection of unique crafts, home-wares, fashion, plants, and skincare. There is also a large assortment of high-quality, homemade and designer clothing, lifestyle products, gifts, jewelry as well as baby goods, and children’s’ products.
During the market, Wells Street becomes a pedestrian and family-friendly street with assorted hand-made and homegrown items for sale. The relaxed atmosphere is complemented by food trucks and buskers, who provide a musical backdrop to the magical setting. Various entertainers and artists create a funky, urban vibe at Wells Street Market and will make your day out to an unforgettable shopping experience.
A foodie destination, Wells Street Market offers an ever-changing selection of street food to delight the senses for breakfast, lunch, or a snack. As well as gourmet packaged food to take home and enjoy. You must try the mouthwatering hot donuts and make sure to pay the canopy cafe a visit. Everyone, including your kids and pets, is welcome to enjoy Wells Street Market. You will find a mix of familiar faces who are there each and every week, making the market to a community-minded location, where people connect, share, find, and inspire.
If you are in the area, take the time to explore the great entertainment, shopping, and culinary attractions that make Wells Street Market a must-visit destination.
Where: Wells St, Frankston VIC 3199, Australia
When: Thursdays 9 am – 2 pm