Want to get into the 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 2021!
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 everything you see!
When: 26-28 November 2021 (Fri 4pm-9pm, Sat/Sun 10am-5pm)
Where: Wayville Pavilion, Adelaide Showground
Find out more: Bowerbird Design Market
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 goods, crafts, clothes, art, decadent food stalls and Parisienne style cafe-bars. Not to be missed!
When: 4 and 18 December 2021, 5.30pm-10.30pm
Where: Ebenezer Place (just off Rundle Street), Adelaide
Find out more: Ebenezer night markets
If you're looking for unique gifts from 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: 4-5 December & 19 December 2021, 9.30am-3.30pm
Where: Adelaide Showgrounds, The Old Brick Dairy, Wayville
Find out more: Gilles at the Grounds
Smack bang in the middle of Adelaide, the Victoria Square Christmas Markets offer an amazing range of gift stalls, delicious gourmet food and drinks and fun entertainment –did we mention it’s under a giant Christmas tree? Everything you want in a city Christmas market and more!
When: 10 December 2021, 3.30pm-9.30pm
Where: Victoria Square, Adelaide
Find out more: Victoria Square Christmas Markets
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 local wines or coffee, while tucking into a range of yummy local eats like delicious Bao, Paella, Indian curries, samosas, and traditional Flammekueche.
When: 10-12 December 2021, 4pm-10pm
Where: Thiele House - 102 Main Street, Hahndorf
Find out more: Gathered Christmas Design Market
The Plant 3 & Plant 4 Bowden Christmas Gift Market will be filled to the brim with local makers (social distance style). Your little ones will be entertained with a kid zone and the adults can enjoy a great selection of SA wine, craft beer, local gin and more. With great music and seating inside and outside, you can make a day of it.
When: 12 December 2021, 9am–3pm
Where: Plant 3 & Plant 4 Bowden
Find out more: Christmas Gift Market Plant 3 & Plant 4
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: 12 December 2021, 3:30pm - 8:30pm,
Where: Glenelg Foreshore (in front of the Stamford Grand), Glenelg
Find out more: Glenelg Sunset Markets
88 O’Connell Street Christmas Markets
Featuring some of SAs best lifestyle and food stalls, live entertainment and kids activities, the 88 O’Connell Street Christmas Market is a perfect day out. It’s also a great opportunity to pick up any last-minute gifts from some of Adelaide’s top makers.
When: 19 December 2021, 1pm - 9pm
Where: 88 O’Connell St, North Adelaide
Find out more: 88 O'Connell Street Christmas Markets
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. Plus enjoy dinner and live entertainment with the kids - to really get you in the merry mood.
When: 23rd December 2021, 5-8pm (free entry)
Where: Adelaide Farmers Market, Adelaide Showgrounds