We spend a lot of time spruiking how good Oakleigh is so it should come as no surprise to hear that we love hanging out in Oakleigh. Whether there’s a new cafe opening, fun events, a must-see attraction or local news, we want you to know about it.
We’ve put together this list to share five great things to do in Oakleigh. We hope you’ll enjoy Oakleigh as much as we do.
1. Find The Perfect Treasure At The Oakleigh Rotary Sunday Market
If you’re looking for a great weekend activity, there’s Oakleigh’s Rotary Sunday Market.
It started more than 25 years ago and has become a leading trash and treasure market where visitors can find a range of preloved goods, vintage items, books, records, gardening equipment and tools. One of the most incredible aspects of the market is that it raises about $70,000 per year which is used to fund local, national and international projects.
It’s a market full of community spirit.
2. Hit Up The Op Shops
If you love snapping up a bargain or finding quality preloved items that will stand the test of time then you’ll enjoy visiting Oakleigh’s op shops.
From homewares to clothing, furniture and toys, you’ll be sure to find something remarkable at one of these op shops in Oakleigh.
3. Experience Little Greece
Embrace facets of Greek culture right in the heart of Oakleigh.
The shopping precinct is known to come alive on Saturdays as shopkeepers take to the streets to sell food, in the same fashion that traders in Greece do. The region is renowned for its plethora of Greek cafes and restaurants, grocery stores and other shops.
Be whisked away to a stunning Greek island when you dine at Mykonos Cafe and Crepes or take in the festivities at the annual Greek Easter celebrations, Oakleigh Music Festival, fetes and other community events.
Oakleigh is also known to host popular Greek walking food tours.
4. Spend A Day Enjoying A Truely Unique Experience
Sometimes we feel inspired to get out of the house and try something new. And there’s no shortage of options to try a new sport or activity in Oakleigh.
Whether you would like to try your hand at go karting or laser tag, put on some boots and go ice skating, take on the exhilarating challenge of EscapeXperience or learn Le Bop modern jazz dancing, Oakleigh has something for everyone.
5. Enjoy The Shopping Precinct And Local Parks
When we’re spending time in Oakleigh we’re usually around the central area doing a spot of shopping, enjoying a meal at a cafe or simply taking in the atmosphere of the lively precinct.
It’s a great place to spend your weekends, with several parks, playgrounds and reserves great options for a picnic or for families with children.