Top Christmas Markets: Australia
What sums up Christmas more than the joy of gift-giving and the shopping involved?
The festivity that comes from our celebration of traditions is where the magic of Christmas can be found. That festivity is what we are very much enjoying this jovial season. So, to build your (and our) excitement for the aforementioned Christmas merrymaking, peruse our list of top Christmas markets around Australia and get ready to purchase, wrap, gift, repeat!
Adelaide: Gathered White Christmas Markets
The Gathered Design Market is heading up the Hill to The White House in the German Village of Hahndorf for a special White Christmas Edition! With over 60 stalls including homewares, candles, flowers, jewellery, kids, art, clothing, garden, skincare and more.
Melbourne: French Xmas Market
Part homage to French culture, part two-day fun fair, the Alliance Française at Melbourne’s Eildon Mansion is holding a French Christmas market. The market will showcase French products, food, wine, music and offer a range of activities for adults and children. French food and Christmas festivity in one sounds without fault to us!
Perth: Perth Makers Market
Perth Makers Market have a passion for supporting local makers which they showcase by organising the popular markets for people to experience and buy their craft. Their policy is strictly homemade, meaning that any gift bought will feel distinctly personal.l.
Sydney: Carriageworks 2018 Christmas Markets
Carriageworks Markets are a weekly market in Eveleigh, and to celebrate Christmas, Carriageworks are hosting a special event on December 22. The Christmas Market will bring together leading producers and providores, giving market-goers the chance to buy seasonal produce, food-related gifts such as Christmas puddings, hams, fresh fruit and vegetables.
Brisbane: South Bank Christmas Gift Market
South Bank’s Christmas Gift Market is spread across three locations – Stanley Street Plaza, The Arbour and Little Stanley Street and has all types of different gifts, including homewares, stationary, jewellery and more. There will also be food market stalls intent on satisfying all food cravings.
Sydney: The Rocks Christmas Markets
For a wide range of unique handmade gifts for your family, friends and maybe even yourself, The Rocks have got you covered. Operating on Friday, Saturday and Sundays, the range of products include Christmas decorations, toys and delicious treats.
Melbourne: Queen Victoria Market
The Queen Victoria Market is shaping up to be a Christmas haven! There will be markets, live entertainment and from Dec 1st-24th there will be the Air Canada Ice Rink.
Sydney: Unwrap Christmas at Tramsheds
Tramsheds is celebrating the holiday season by hosting a festive feast for your senses. Immerse yourself in their markets and workshops, or go to see a special guest who traveled all the way from the North Pole! There is also a floating wreath display by Loose Leaf, made using 10,000 blooms of Xerochrysum, everlasting daisies.
Tasmania: Salamanca Market
While this market is on year round, the Salamanca Market will be operating until December 23, meaning you can source some lovingly handcrafted gifts until Christmas. It is held next to the Hobart waterfront and has over 300 stallholders. In their own words, it’s something that is hard to beat.
Canberra: Old Bus Depot Markets
The famed weekly markets in Canberra are taking on Christmas, and in true Christmas spirit are fully accepting the challenge of making it the most merry it can be. The next few weekends will see the markets feature Christmas and designers and Christmas and collectables, each on alternate Sundays.