Located at 8-18 Leakes Rd, Laverton, the Laverton market is also known as the Rubble and Riches Market. A trash and treasure market, this market is an astonishing gold mine of excellent quality new and second hand goods as well as plants and fresh produce. This market is huge and is home to hundreds of stalls.
Prices start from $1 and you can get almost anything and everything pertaining to your household needs. Whether it is cable or screws, socks or soaps, chandeliers or decors, used sinks or odd items, you will find it all in this market. Uncle Paul's soaps, come in almost all the colours of the rainbow, are sold from $1.30, while printer ink cartridges can be bagged for as little as $3.
There is a lovely kid's corner with toys of all sorts and forms having an effervescent presence. Plants can be procured at lucrative prices, starting from $2.50 for a small pot of flowering plant. There is a horde of options when it comes to flowering and fruit plants with bigger bargains available for buying in bulk.
A whole section is dedicated to selling fresh produce marked at amazingly low prices. Tomatoes sell for $1 per kg, while a whole box of nectarine or peach can be purchased for $5. The abundance of veggies and fruits at delightfully low prices will see you loading up your shopping trolley in no time.
Part of the Laverton market is located within two sheds which provide refuge to artistic items like portraits. There is also a wide assortment of timber furniture, carpets, toys, boots and so forth.
What is most fascinating about Laverton market is the fact that there appears to be a vibrant presence of items of all kinds and statures. You will find the most unusual things at the most unusual prices.
If all the shopping wears you out and you start feeling the pangs of hunger, then venture towards the numerous food trucks to sample some tasty treats in the forms of super-sweet corns and a wide range of hot foods. There are even options for quenching your thirst with some delicious beverages.
Laverton Market is a weekend only market and is only open on the mornings and afternoons of Saturdays and Sundays. An entry fee of $1 per person applies to gain entry into the market. Parking is not free if you wish to park within the market precinct. However, you can always opt for free parking located few metres away from the market.
Offering a family-friendly environment, Laverton Market is a fabulous source of dirt cheap new and used items. Highlight your calendar for the next weekend to visit this trash and treasure market and you will not be disappointed.