CHRISTMAS: Awesome Christmas markets!

14 November 2017


6 November - 23 December

Eat Street Markets

Where: Hamilton

Every Friday, Saturday 4pm-10pm & Sunday Night 11am-7pm

At a new location, Eat Street is a wonderment of the senses from aromatic international cuisines and vibrant textiles to the enchanting sights and sounds of live performers - 75% of the venue is under the cover of dome shelters, so it is far more wet weather friendly.



19 November

Holy Family School Christmas Markets

Where: Holy Family School, Indooroopilly

With local crafts, cake stalls and gifts galore, you can stock up early at the Holy Family School Christmas markets.


26 November

Pine Rivers Park Christmas Carols & Twilight Markets

Where: Pine Rivers Park, Strathpine

Enjoy the magic of Christmas at Pine Rivers Park with Christmas activities for the kids and the twilight markets for Mum and Dad, as well as a giant snow globe and plenty of rides. A community carol performance will start at 7pm and the evening concludes with a firework display at 8pm.



3 December

Stones Corner Twilight 

Where: Logan Road, Stones Corner

An amazing Christmas experience, with plentiful gift stalls, Christmas carols, and delicious food, and don't miss your chance to see Santa! Stones Corner Market never forgets the kids, with face painting, a balloon artist, pony rides and a jumping castle. Explore the stalls and then sit at one of the great cafes or restaurants for a bite to eat. You can also grab a yummy snack from one of our amazing food trucks.

Feeling thirsty after all that shopping? Refreshing craft beer and wine will be on offer at the pub and nearby bars, or check out the fresh juice bar and Gelati ice creamery!



3 December

North Lakes Christmas Carols & Twilight Markets

Where: Endeavour Boulevard & Little Burke Street, North Lakes

With lots of family-friendly entertainment on offer, everyone can get into the spirit of the season while enjoying performances by local community groups and schools. The North Lakes Christmas Carols will feature plenty of free activities and workshops, roving performers and FUN! You can even do some last-minute Christmas gift shopping at the twilight markets.



15 December

Museum Twilight Markets

Where: The Workshops Rail Museum, Ipswich

Combining South East Queensland’s best handmade markets, food trucks, live music, free craft workshops, Museum Torchlight Tours and onsite bar, the Museum Twilight Markets is a great night out for the whole family.


15 - 23 December

South Bank's Christmas  Markets

Where: South Bank Parklands

Back for another year, the South Bank Christmas Markets line the cobbled streets over nine nights in December. Offering a range of traditional Christmas gifts, keepsakes, delicious fare and ornaments accompanied by the festive sounds of live music and carolers, these markets make gift shopping a merry experience.


17 December

Cabooluture Christmas Carols & Twilight Markets

Where: Caboolture Town Square

There's plenty of free family entertainment on offer, with performances from local community groups, twilight markets and Santa's village with a meeting with Santa himself. There will also be a fireworks display at 8pm. So grab a blanket and enjoy a magical evening under the stars!




18 November 

Flourish Christmas Festival

Where: Southport Uniting Church

Shop for beautiful handmade Christmas gifts from around the world as Flourish Christmas Festival presents the Gold Coast’s largest fair trade marketplace, featuring a celebratory atmosphere of live entertainment, delicious food and fun for all the family.

Proudly presented by Southport Uniting Church, Flourish Christmas Festival takes place on Saturday, November 18 from 10am to 6pm, with a treasure trove of fair trade goods and unique gifts created by local artisans, plus a full program of entertainment culminating in Carols on Dusk.



9 December

Christmas in the Park, 
Pacific Pines

Where: Central Park, Hotham Drive, Pacific Pines

Community carols event with rides for the kids, face painting, giant inflatable snow globe, market stalls, food vendors and great entertainment, concluding with fireworks at 8pm.



15 - 17 December

Christmas Markets GC

Where: Broadwater Parklands

Take the stress out of Christmas with friends and family and enjoy a relaxing stroll under shimmering lights. Browse unique gifts, taste the delectable Yuletide treats and grab those last minute stocking fillers.

With over 100 stalls selling a variety of products there's something for everyone!




Every Sunday

Caloundra Street Fair

Where: Bulcock Street, Caloundra

Winner of the Best Market 2016 on the Sunshine Coast! Immerse yourself in the best street market on the Sunshine Coast featuring over 200 unique stalls. There is something for the whole family with activities for kids, handcrafted locally made products and art, live entertainment and street theatre. Enjoy fresh local food and flowers, fresh juices, tasty breakfasts, coffee, lunch and delicious sweet treats.


10 November - 22 December

Twilight Markets at the Wharf 2017 

Where: The Wharf Mooloolaba

Wander amongst the Wharf's very own Twilight community markets. Bursting with fresh local produce and hand crafted gift ideas, soak up the atmosphere whilst enjoying a bite from one of the many food outlets.



17 November

O Come All Ye Faithful to Friday Live Artisan Markets

Where: Caloundra Regional Gallery

Get those stockings filled early, meet the many pop-up artisans and celebrate the end of a wonderful year of exhibitions with delicious snacks, live music and drinks available. 


25 November

Noosa Kids and Baby Market

Where: Good Shepherd Lutheran College, Noosaville

This is the last market for the year it will have a Xmas themed market, along with $5 Santa Photos. Plenty of Xmas gift ideas & lots of pre-loved baby & kids goods.
Free Xmas themed play tables for the kids, sausage sizzle, coffee van.... something for everyone! $2 Adult entry, kids free!


2 December

Noosa Regional Gallery Christmas Market and Repair Fair

Where: Noosa Regional Gallery, Tewantin

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Do you have a much-loved object that lies broken in a cupboard? Have you always wanted to get it repaired but didn’t know where to take it or didn’t have time?

In celebration of the upcoming Object Therapy exhibition, Noosa Regional Gallery is inviting local residents to bring along broken items to its Christmas Market & Repair Fair.

  • Over 30 market stalls
  • Special appearance by Santa Claus
  • Children’s workshops
  • Bring your broken teddies to the Elves toy repair workshop
  • Bring your broken items to the Noosa Men’s Shed repair shop
  • Carrot flute making demonstration and live performance by Linsey Pollak
    ... And much more!



3 December

Sunny Coast Baby and Kids Christmas Market

Where: Talara Primary College, Currimundi

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A mix of pre-loved items including clothes, toys, books, cots and prams, a stall at Sunny Coast Baby and Kids Market is a great way to clean out your little one’s cupboards and earn some extra cash. You’ll also find beautiful handmade items, made locally. 
Every market has a free jumping castle, free face painting, free bounty bags, and yummy hot food and coffee.



3 December

The Handmade Expo, Noosa

Where: Noosa Leisure Centre, Noosaville

A huge selection from over 80 amazing stallholders featuring handmade, hand-baked and homegrown goods from talented artisans and creators. Indoor and outdoor stalls at the Noosa Leisure Centre. We are exclusively Handmade/Baked/Grown along with a few quality crafting supplies for you to create your own 'Handmade experience'.



8, 15, 22 December

Eumundi Night Markets

Where: Memorial Drive, Eumundi

The village of Eumundi will certainly be sparkling this Christmas - with shops in the village and the trees within the market precinct lit up with Christmas lights.

Enjoy some relaxed retail therapy under the stars with a fabulous selection of art and craft stalls. Your tastebuds will love the Eumundi Night Markets too - with delicious fare from all from all corners of the globe. 

Santa will be arriving at the Eumundi Night Markets at 6.00pm each event - coming in specially on the Eumundi Fire Truck!

Visitors will also enjoy live music, nightly FREE shows by international circus stunt performer 'The Joel Show' which will include magic, insane chainsaw juggling + more!


9 December

Nambour Community Carols 
& Twilight Markets

Where: Nambour Showgrounds

Friends, family, neighbours, everybody is invited to come along to the Nambour Community Carols and experience the wonderful Twilight Markets, decked out with strings of fairy lights.

Come along and buy some Christmas presents for your loved ones or treat yourself. There will be so many different local Sunshine Coast stalls and products to choose from, as well as some amazing food stalls.
This market is all undercover so no matter the weather, we will be going ahead.

Experience the wonderful Twilight Markets, buy a Christmas present, then enjoy a fun-filled concert featuring local artists, a special visit from Santa, and a fabulous fireworks finale!



15 – 23 December

Sunshine Coast Christmas Lights

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Where: Lifepointe Baptist Church, Buderim

Free event with spectacular lights display, animal farm, musical night production at 6.30, 7.15 & 8pm, Christmas story walk through, carols sing-along show, popcorn, fairy floss, balloons, face painting, jumping castles, food court, café and markets for you to enjoy.

Open 5.30 – 9pm each night, 186 Wises Road Buderim.



 For all the regular markets in your area, visit our Markets page!



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