Melbournians won’t have to look hard to find a good time this October long weekend because Finders Keepers Spring Summer Market is back, and they are bringing the summer fun.


From Friday 2nd of October to Sunday 4th of October, Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building will host a smorgasbord of live music, delicious food stalls and thousands of people celebrating independent art and design.

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“It’s going to be a fantastic weekend and the best time to be in Melbourne” says co-director of Finders Keepers Sarah Thornton. “I think people are going to be thrilled when they see the huge range of what’s on offer at the markets. There’s loads of fun to be had and the festival vibes will be the perfect way to start the transition into summer.”


There’s also going to be a plenty of delicious food and beverages on offer to keep you refreshed and energised throughout the day. Relax outside with a moreish gourmet pizza from The Happy Camper pizza truck, or tantalise your taste buds with St. Gerry’s made-to-order deserts including Greek donuts and fudge puppies. Alternatively, you can keep yourself abuzz as you browse the stores with a coffee from Seven Seeds Coffee Roasters.

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Offering high quality lifestyle goods for the discerning modern dog owner, the team behind Nice Digs are determined to make living with pets easier and more attractive. From doggy beds you won’t want to hide in the laundry to leather accessories that will have Fido the talk of the dog park, the team at Nice Digs know how to keep your pooch on trend.


Those looking for something a little more personal would do well to check out Woodfolk. The much loved natural jewellery and homewares stall will be returning to wow shoppers with handcrafted wooden jewellery and crafted scarves and bags.  Expect gentle neutral colour palettes, soft materials and effortless cool.

But of course this is merely the tip of the iceberg. With over 250 stalls offering everything from cutting edge fashion and artisan ceramics to gourmet pizza and organic coffee and more, there will be something for everyone at the Finders Keepers Spring Summer Market.


Like no other event in Australia, Finders Keepers create a festival feel with live music, delicious food stalls and a vast array of emerging artists and designers.


To view the full line-up of amazing designers, artists, musicians and food trucks that will be at the Melbourne markets keep be sure to check out the Finders Keepers blog –


WHAT:                  The Finders Keepers Spring Summer Market




Melbourne, Royal Exhibition Building, 9 Nicholson Street, Carlton

Friday, October 2nd, 6pm – 10 pm

Saturday, October 3rd, 10am – 6pm

Sunday, October 4th, 10am – 4pm

COST:                    Entry is $2, free for children under 12.

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