Every Sunday the Coburg Drive-In is transformed into an outdoor market. It is a very popular destination for bargain hunters in Melbourne.
The main type of items at the Coburg Trash & Treasure Market are second-hand goods. Buyers never know what they will find as one week there could be rare records and the next a seller will have Star Wars merchandise from the 1970s.
New products are also sold at the stalls there. These include imported items that are at cheaper prices than the equivalent products found in stores.
Fresh fruit and vegetables are available at the Coburg Trash & Treasure Market. There is also an assortment of packaged food for sale at some stalls.
Pets are sometimes for sale at the market. In the past a variety of fish as well as dogs and cats were available.
The Coburg Trash & Treasure Market opens for buyers at 8:00 in the morning. The sellers arrive at 6:00am to prepare their stalls. The entrance road to the Coburg Drive-In will start to fill up with cars in the hour leading up to the gates opening, and the queue of cars can reach along Newlands Road. The market closes at 1:00 in the afternoon.
It costs one dollar to visit the Coburg Trash & Treasure Market. Entry for children under fifteen years of age is free. Parking is available at the market and is free. Drive into the Coburg Drive-In and park in the assigned area.
The Coburg Trash & Treasure Market is located in an industrial area of Newlands Road. From the north, Edwardes Street joins Newlands Road. From the south Newlands Road can be accessed from Murray Road and Gaffney Street. When travelling to the market from the west and the Tullamarine Freeway take the Bell Street exit.