6 Of The Best Christmas Markets In Brisbane

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By: Carolyn Tate, ellaslist
Nov 19, 2018

We’re right in the thick of the festive season here and we are loving that Brisbane is being loaded up with tinsel and fairy lights and looking positively radiant. One of the best things about Christmas in Brisbane is the amazing selection of Christmas markets on offer. Christmas markets are a wonderful place to soak up the festive spirit, smash through your Christmas shopping and support local makers and artisans at the same time. Check out our selection of the best Christmas markets in Brisbane.

1. Brisbane Etsy Made Local Christmas Market

We’re all addicted to the Etsy experience online, so don’t miss the opportunity to be a part of it In Real Life! The Etsy markets are home to Brisbane’s best makers and creators, selling their locally made wares. Snack on food truck treats and listen to live music while you search for unique Christmas gifts.

Website: Brisbane Etsy Facebook page
Where: Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills
When: 5pm-9:30pm Friday 23 November; 9am-4pm Sunday 24 November 
Price: Gold coin entry

2. A Very Laneway Christmas

We are very excited to hear that The Laneways in Fortitude Valley are again going to be hosting their hip market series, A Very Laneway Christmas, throughout November and December. They’ll be kicking off on 24 November with Brisbane’s first of its kind Plants and Homewares market in Bakery Lane. This is THE place to be to fulfil your botanical fantasy! Check out the wares of more than 30 stallholders selling plants, crafts and homewares.

Website: Plant and Homewares Market Facebook page
Where: The Laneways, Fortitude Valley 
When: 24 November-15 December

3. Christmas Design Market

If you are looking for the most perfect gift for your art loving friend or relative, then you can’t go past the QAGOMA Christmas Design Market. Here you’ll find fabulous local jewellery, ceramics, art and homeware. And you can feel all the warm and fuzzies as you will also be spending your Christmas dollars in support of local artists.

Website: Christmas Design Market Facebook page
Where: QAGOMA, South Brisbane
When: 9am-4pm, Saturday 25 November

4. Brisbane Twilight Christmas Markets

The King George Square Twilight Christmas Markets is one of Brisbane’s most iconic and well-loved Christmas events. Bring the kids and soak up the festive spirit with Brisbane’s biggest Christmas tree, Santa on his throne and a fantastic array of market stalls for Christmas shopping for all tastes and budgets. 

Website: Brisbane Twilight Markets Facebook page
Where: King George Square, CBD
When: 6pm-9pm, Friday 7 December

5. Christmas Thyme At Nundah

The funky suburban hub of Nundah will be transforming into a winter wonderland this December with their lively Christmas markets. Don’t miss this twilight event with festive eats and treats, kids activities, market stalls and live entertainment.

Website: Christmas Thyme Facebook page
Where: Nundah Farmers Markets, Nundah 
When: : 4pm-9pm, Saturday 8 December 

6. Southbank Christmas Gift Market

The iconic Southbank markets will be putting on a fabulous festive show this Christmas when they roll out their Southbank Gift Markets all the way through from mid-December to Christmas eve. You’ll find perfect gifts for all your friends and family, even if it you’re doing it last minute on Christmas eve! And don’t miss Santa when he makes a special appearance…

Where: South Bank Parklands
, South Brisbane
When:  3pm-10pm, 14-23 December
Website: Christmas Gift Markets Facebook page

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