The big reveal for this Easter Sunday is that 16 restaurants in the Docklands areas have donated vouchers to the value of $1000. Some vouchers are worth $100, some $65, $50, $40, $20 and so on. It's going to be like a lottery for Willy Wonka's gold ticket at this market. However, for this raffle, you don't need to go out and buy lots of chocolate bars to search for the vouchers. In fact it's not going to cost you anything at all to be in the draw.
All you need to do is head for the Bunny Table at the market between 11am and 2pm and get yourself a free raffle ticket. There'll be 16 winners drawn at 2pm. The generous restaurants that have kindly donated this booty in the spirit of Easter are as follows: -
Just 5 minutes from the CBD this market is filled with a mass variety of stalls carrying anything from crystal jewellery, to Bonsai trees and bone carvings. Alongside the stalls with new wares, there'll also be pre-loved goods to rummage through to find your treasure. Check out the website for more details. There's also a Facebook page.
Being at this market is pretty easy on the eye with the waterfront as its backdrop. The stall holders you meet reflect a multi-cultural and ever changing Melbourne. There are many interesting stalls filled with art, craft, fair trade and unique jewellery to name a few, that'll hold your interest. Make a day of it with family and friends, enjoy the stroll and stop for lunch at the many eateries around Docklands. With free entry to the markets, it's a bargain for a pleasurable day spent.
Check on the website for winter markets from June to August 2015. New stall holders are welcome and can in fact come on the morning of the market. CLICK HEREfor a stall holder application and HERE for more information. You can also call them on 0412 910 496 or contact them via email for further information or clarification.
Getting there; if you're driving, there's plenty of onsite parking as well as easy tram access and the free City Circle tram to choose from.
You can also catch Tram 48 from Flinders street, Tram 86 from Bourke street and Tram 30 from La Trobe street. Tram tickets are around $2.50 on the Sundays.
Entry to the market is off Docklands Drive via Waterfront City Piazza, Doepel way, Rakaia Way or Harbour Esplanade.
Catching the train to Southern Cross station is another option. From the station cross over the Bourke street bridge heading towards Telstra Dome. From there the Docklands is a pleasant 10 minute stroll.
Why? A pleasant day strolling the markets along the waterfront. This Easter Sunday market will have the Easter bunny handing out chocolates and you can get a free raffle to be in the draw for vouchers to restaurants at Docklands. Kindly donated by 16 of