Why is the Market closed?

Caribbean Market has been confirmed closed.

Covid-19 forced the suspension of the market for the very first time in its history and is now closed for the foreseeable future. As a privately-run market in these current circumstance it is simply unviable to reopen. It’s been a difficult decision to make and one not taken lightly. It’s sad time but also a time to reflect on the history or the market. 

What are the days and  hours of operations for the market?

The market is now closed and has no hours of operation.

Is any part of the market open?

The entire market is closed. 

What are the days and hours of operation for the complex?

The complex is no longer open to the public. It is closed.

Will the rides operate?

The rides are closed.

Are the playgrounds open?

Playgrounds are closed.

Are car shows able to rebook or continue as before?

Car shows will no longer be hosted at Caribbean Gardens and Market. All existing bookings are cancelled. If you would like to hire the space for a private event please contact [email protected]

Will the Babes to Kids Market return?

No the Babes to Kids Market has closed.

Is Caribbean Rollerama Open?

Caribbean Rollerama will reopen please refer to Caribbean Rollerama for more information click here

Where can I find stall holder details?

We no longer have the capacity or resources to continue connecting stalls with customers and vice-versa. 

If I have a question who can I contact?

You can leave an online message via our survey monkey. However, there is a possibility that we won’t be able to respond to all messages.

Does the Council know?

Caribbean Park is privately operated however, yes the Council are aware.

I’m a stall holder where can I operate now.

Wantirna Market:  (03) 9791 2992 [email protected]

Dandenong Market:  (03) 9701 3850  [email protected]

Queen Victoria Market:  (03) 9320 5822  [email protected]

I’m a stall holder and still have items at the Market what can do?

Please contact the Market Operations Manager or the Market Manager and arrange pick up prior to July 31st 2020. 

Please leave a message at 9756 5000 or email [email protected] with your name stall number and phone number and we will arrange contact with you.

I’m a stall holder how will I get my deposit back?

Stall holders need to email their details (Bank details: BSB, ACC, Name, Email) to [email protected]

Stall holders need to return their deposit cards by mail to:

Reception – Caribbean Market

Ground Floor, 35 Dalmore Drive

Scoresby VIC 3179

(Please ensure that mail is posted well in time to be received on or before 31 July 2020)

The card(s) will be checked for verification and eligibility.

Please note that refund claims and deposit cards are received by the office before July 31st 2020.

All electronic transfers will be paid in one batch on August 14th 2020. Once the electronic transfer has been made, details of the remittance will be sent to the supplied email. 

We appreciate that this is a challenging time and are working through the refund process. We hope this information helps and appreciate your patience during the end of financial year and the closing of the market.

What happened to the birds in the aviary?

The birds haven’t been in the aviary for sometime since the closure due to Covid-19. The cockatoos and the pigeons were re-homed to bird lovers at that time.