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Exterior of a multi-storey market with a large yellow sign with initials FM decorating the front. Cars drive by on the street.
A man at the fish market holds a large fish horizontally.
A man stands in front a fruit stand with his arms in an open embrace. Above him, a sign reads CA Fresh Fruits.
A man stands in front of his noodle and congee stall.
A woman wearing a yellow jacket examines a sticky rice steamer in a kitchen appliance store.

Footscray Market, Foodie Tour and Tastings


Join us in celebrating the 42nd birthday of Footscray Market in 2023! Nestled in the heart of Footscray, this iconic market is renowned for its vibrant food culture. With a rich history that has evolved alongside the changing demographics of the community, Footscray Market has transformed from a predominantly European market to a shopping precinct with a distinctive Asian influence. Today, it stands as a cornerstone of shopping in Footscray, offering an unparalleled experience for locals and visitors alike.

What's On

Experience Footscray Market like never before with a 45-minute guided tour led by local foodie, Joyce Watts. Immerse yourself in the market's history and culture, while indulging in some of its finest produce along the way. With Joyce as your guide, you're guaranteed to have an unforgettable and tasty adventure!

Images: (1) Footscray Market exterior. Photo: courtesy of Footscray Market. (2) Buttacavolli's. Photo: courtesy of Footscray Market. (3) CA Fresh Fruits. Photo: courtesy of Footscray Market. (4) Huu Huu Thanh Noodles and Congee. Photo: courtesy of Footscray Market. (5) Joyce Watts at Footscray Homewares Plus. Photo: courtesy of Footscray Market.

Important Details

Time & Date

Saturday 29 July
Open access 7 am–5 pm
Tours run 9am, 10am + 11am
Running for 45 minutes in groups of 10
Bookings required
First release tickets: Thursday 6 July, 12pm
Second release tickets: Saturday 8 July, 10am

Meet at the food court near the Irving Street entrance.


Accessible parking nearby, Fully wheelchair accessible


All Ages


81 Hopkins Street, Footscray VIC 3011

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