FAQs

Trading Hours

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When is the Market open?


Tuesday              7:00am – 5:30pm
Wednesday         9:00am – 5:30pm*
Thursday             9:00am – 5:30pm
Friday                  7:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday              7:00am – 3:00pm
Closed Sunday and  Monday
*Optional Trading Day

Where can I pick up a Market map?

There is a Market map available on our website located here or you can pick up a physical copy upon your arrival at the Market (located at information desk at Grote St).

What does it mean by ‘optional trading day’?

An optional trading day, means that it is not a compulsory trade day and not all stalls are open on this day.

Transport, Facilities and Regulations

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Where is the Market Office and how do I get to it?

The office is located on Level 1 of the Market, directly above the Market on Gouger Street. The easiest entrance to the office is via the stairway located off the central Gouger street entrance and in between Marino Meats and Haighs.

Where is the lost and found?
If you find an item you can hand it in at the Market Office. If you wish to report a missing item or collect a missing item, you can also do so at the Market Office, located on Level 1.
Is there a parents’ room available?

Yes. We have a parents’ room located within the Gouger Street dining area (across from Providore).

When is the Market car park open?
The car park is open 24/7.
How much is parking?

The first hour parking is free during Market trading hours from Tuesday – Saturday and a standard hourly rate per hour thereafter. This offer is not available when the Market is closed. 

For standard hourly fees, night fees, weekend fees and specials please visit our parking page or the UPark Central Market website.

My parking ticket isn’t working?
Please proceed to a pay station located within the Upark and push the information or help icon on the pay station, to be speak directly to a UPark team member.
What if I have lost my parking ticket?

Please proceed to a pay station located within the Upark and push the information or lost ticket button on the pay station to be speak directly to a UPark team member.

Are dogs allowed in the Market?
With the exception of assistance dogs, dogs are not permitted in the Adelaide Central Market.
Can I smoke in the Market?

No. The Adelaide Central Market and UPark Central Market are smoke-free zones.

Is there anywhere to lock up my bicycle if I ride in to the Market?

There are public bicycle racks located on the surrounding streets of the Market and there are secure lockers available for hire. Located on the eastern side of the car park above the travelator beside the Hilton Hotel, the cage is accessible using a swipe card. Contact Central Market UPark for availability.

Merchandise/ Tours

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Where can I buy merchandise?

Market merchandise can be purchased from the Market Office or online.

Please note that only certain items are available for shipping. The entire merchandise range can also be purchased and/or collected from the Market Office on level 1.

Is it possible to do a tour of the market?
Unfortunately we do not offer tours of the Market, however there are a variety of tours available, operated through third-party groups.
Can I purchase a Market gift vouchers?

Yes. Vouchers are available in $10 or $20 amounts and are redeemable at any of your favourite Adelaide Central Market stalls. Vouchers can be purchased online or at the Market Office on level 1.

Contact/Complaints

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How can I get in contact with a Market Trader?
If you wish to contact any of the stalls or traders directly, we recommenced using the contact details provided on their trader profile.

View our traders here.

How do I make a complaint or provide feedback?

If you are unhappy with any aspect of the service at the Adelaide Central Market, you can provide your feedback by emailing admin@adelaidecentralmarket.com or contacting 8203 7494.

Alternatively you can write to: Adelaide Central Market Authority, Level 1, 44 – 60 Gouger Street, Adelaide, South Australia 5000

Please note that Market traders are individual businesses and we recommend providing feedback to traders directly.
View our traders here.