Hawker 88 Night Market

Wed 17th April, 2024 – Wed 8th May, 2024
Queen Victoria Market
Corner of Queen Street and Therry Street, Melbourne
Price: Free entry
The Asian street-food market returns with dishes from Hoy Pinoy and Wonderbao, plus Korean fried chicken, momos, bubble tea, a skewer-eating contest and more.

Celebrate different cuisines across Asia at Hawker 88 Night Market, bringing street food favourites to the sheds of Queen Victoria Market. Taking place over five Wednesday nights, each week will see a new theme complete with food stalls, performances and competitions.

Among the offerings, there’s flame-grilled, Malay satay skewers from Bawang Melbourne; Wonderbao’s classic, fluffy buns; Korean fried chicken from Lui Boss; Filipino barbeque skewers by Hoy Pinoy; momo bites from Nepal Dining Room; banh mi by Ms Dangz; Drums’s kottu roti; and much more. Enjoy it all with a drink from the bubble tea bar, freshly squeezed sugarcane juice or a cocktail from the Wood Dragon Bar.

Walk through a decorative canopy of hanging lanterns, neon lights and other traditional decorations before taking a seat at one of the many communal tables.

And to round off the market, there’ll be a Full Moon Festival party complete with DJs spinning tunes and a beer pong competition.

April 17: Southeast Asian Durian Night

Enjoy a night of Malay dancing, martial arts demonstrations and get involved in a durian eating competition.

April 24: Oriental Night

Come along for K-Pop dance performances, watch a traditional Japanese band and Taiko drumming.

May 1: Island Night

Enjoy watching a Filipino band, Bollywood dances and other cultural performances. Plus, take part in a skewer-eating competition and beer pong contest. Winners will make it to the finals at the Full Moon Festival.

May 8: Full Moon Festival

Get down to pumping DJ tracks, enjoy a soulful Filipino band and watch finalists go head-to-head at beer pong.

Wednesdays from 5pm to 10pm.