Collingwood Farmers Market

Fitzroy, Collingwood & Abbotsford

This monthly farmers market, held right by the river, has everything from organic wild mushrooms and roses to freshly baked sourdough and tempting cheese. BYO bags as it's a plastic-free zone. Come hungry and eat breakfast from the food vendors.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Fitzroy, Collingwood & Abbotsford attractions

1. Collingwood Children's Farm

0.01 MILES

The inner city melts away at this rustic riverside retreat that’s much beloved, and not just by children. There are frolicking farm animals that kids can…

2. Abbotsford Convent

0.14 MILES

This former convent, dating back to 1863, is a rambling collection of ecclesiastical architecture that's home to a thriving arts community of galleries,…

3. Yarra Bend Park

0.37 MILES

Escape the city without leaving town in this large area of native bushland flanking the river, about 5km northeast of the city centre. It's an area…

4. Carlton Brewhouse

0.45 MILES

Foster’s beer-brewing empire runs 1½-hour tours of its Abbotsford operations, where you’ll encounter enormous 30m-wide vats of beer and a superfast…

5. Gertrude Glasshouse


Satellite of the Gertrude Contemporary gallery in Preston, this architecturally designed, versatile project space gives artists undertaking the gallery's…

6. Mountain Goat Brewery

1.03 MILES

This local microbrewery occupies a lofty warehouse in Richmond's backstreets. Sample its range of beers with more than a dozen on tap while nibbling pizza…

7. Keith Haring Mural

1.07 MILES

Anyone with an interest in street art will want to check out this Keith Haring mural, painted by the late New York artist on his visit in 1984. It adorns…

8. Backwoods Gallery

1.13 MILES

Set up in 2010 by a team of Melbourne street artists, Backwoods Gallery promotes and exhibits works by mostly Australian artists – with a focus on urban…