Do you need to lift your Christmas spirit?
Well, why not get involved in the Adelaide Christmas Market scene and get your dose of homemade treats, local wares, and festive cheer...
Here are some of our top picks for 2020!
Get your dose of fairy lights at the Ebenezer Night Markets. Described as having ‘a charming European feel with a hipster flair’, this market will bring you an exciting mix of handmade wares, crafts, clothes, art, decadent food stalls and Parisienne style cafe-bars. Not to be missed!
When: 6, 13, 19 and 27 February, 6 March 2021, 5.30pm-10.30pm
Where: Ebenezer Place (just off Rundle Street), Adelaide
Find out more: Ebenezer night markets
Although not officially a ‘Christmas market’ (controversial), the Glenelg Sunset Markets made the list because they’re awesome. Just think summer vibes, beach, delicious local eats, live music and local artisans pedalling their wares. What’s not to love?
When: 24th January 2021, 4.30pm-8.30pm
Where: Jimmy Melrose Park (in front of the Stamford Grand), Glenelg
Find out more: Glenelg Christmas Markets
Twilight Christmas Farmers' Market
Pick up ultra-fresh produce for Christmas day at the Twilight Farmers’ Market and support local producers like Alexandrina Cheese, Coffin Bay Premium Oysters, Dinko Tuna, Hahndorf Gourmet, Just Gluten Free Bakery, Let Them Eat, The Local Fish, Merry Cherry Farms and more.
When: 23rd December 2020, 5-9pm
Where: Adelaide Farmers Market, Adelaide Showgrounds
Head into Victoria Square in the city for a fun two-day Christmas Gift Market featuring local South Australian makers under the Giant Christmas Tree. There will be over 40 stalls full of jewellery, art, vintage clothes homewares and much more! Fill your belly with tasty eats from the food trucks and listen to live entertainment to top of your visit.
When: 4th-5th December 2020
Where: Victoria Square Fountain, Adelaide
Find out more: Twilight Christmas Market
Hutt Street Traders Association and the City of Adelaide are bringing you two great events. On Saturday 5th December there will be a market full of creative crafts for all of your unique Christmas gift ideas. On Friday 11th December there will be festive music from The Atlantic Street Band (a New Orleans and Dixieland style band) bringing all the festive cheer to the street.
When: 11th December 2020
Where: Hutt St, Adelaide
Find out more: Christmas on Hutt St
The Gathered Christmas Design Market is well worth the trip to Hahndorf. You'll be able to shop up a storm and enjoy sipping on wine from La Prova + Landhaus Wines while tucking into a range of yummy local eats like delicious Bao, dumplings, Indian curries, samosas, and traditional Turkish Gozleme.
When: 11th-13th December 2020, 4pm-10pm
Where: Thiele House - 102 Main Street, Hahndorf
Find out more: Gathered Christmas Design Market
Bowerbird Design Market
Showcasing a range of unique, hand-made and Australian products created by over 90 designers, Bowerbird is the perfect place to grab some one off Christmas gifts. Just be sure to book your tickets online beforehand and get ready to fall in love with with everything you see!
When: 11th-13th December (Fri 4pm-9pm, Sat/Sun 10am-5pm)
Where: Wayville Pavilion, Adelaide Showground
Held over two days, the ever popular Plant 4 Bowden Christmas Gift Market will be filled to the brim (social distance style) with local makers. The kids will be entertained with the kid zone and the Plant 4 Bar will be serving SA wine, craft beer and more. With seating inside and outside, you can make a day of it.
When: 12th-13th December 2020
Where: Plant 4 Bowden
Find out more: Christmas Gift Market at Plant
The market will feature over 60 stalls of handmade gifts, delicious gourmet food, drinks and fun entertainment. Shoppers can meet some of Adelaide’s best makers and support new talent.
When: 18th -19th December 2020, 4pm-9pm, 20 December 2020,10am-4pm
Where: 88 O’Connell Street, North Adelaide
Find out more: Movers & Shakers
If you're looking for unique gifts by local creative makers and curators, then The Gift Bazaar has you covered! Heralded as the largest market event in Adelaide over the December Christmas period, the Bazaar extends out onto South Boulevard to include a street style market, plus lots of stalls inside the iconic brick dairy. One to put in your diary. In fact, it’s worth blocking out the entire day for this gem!
When: 20th December 2020, 9.30am-3.30pm
Where: Adelaide Showgrounds, The Old Brick Dairy, Wayville
Find out more: Gilles at the Grounds