We may not have the glorious tradition of European Christmas markets in Sydney, but we do have some fantastic options and these are increasing every year. So start planning your Christmas shopping and hit up one of these markets soon.

Along with these Sydney Christmas Markets running across the city beginning in October, all your favourite regular markets will probably have Christmas stalls. In a hurry, skip to the bottom where we have listed the markets in date order.

Don’t miss our guide to all the fun Christmas events in Sydney this year.

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Sydney Christmas Markets in CBD and Inner City

Martin Place Christmas Market

In its second year, the Martin Place Christmas Market will bring 40 of Cambridge market’s best operators to the city centre to help you squeeze your Christmas shopping into your lunchtime or commute. Perfect when you are entertaining friends after a busy day at work.

This mixed market offers a range of goods, including fashion, homewares, candles, festive products and plenty more. Pick up puddings, gingerbread and Xmas decorations and wreaths.

When: Friday to Sunday, Nov. 24-26 | Thursday-Saturday until Dec 23 from 11am-8pm
Where: Beside the sparkling Christmas tree in this bustling CBD mall

Carriageworks Christmas Market

Things are back to normal for the Carriageworks Christmas Market this year. There will be 80+ stalls featuring NSW growers, farmers and artisans, offering everything you need for a festive feast. With fruit and veg, seasonal produce, meats, seafood, cheeses, preserves, confectionery, baked goodies and festive tipples.

Carriageworks Market
Sweet treats at Carriageworks Market

Along with all you need to put together a cracking good Xmas celebration, you can also

  • buy your Christmas flowers
  • choose from a range of non-alcoholic options for the sober-curious
  • pick up vegan alternatives from meat-free roasts to dairy-free cheeses
  • finish your Xmas shopping with unique food-related giftware, from cookbooks to textiles, ceramics and more.

When: 17-19 November 2023
Where: Carriageworks

The Rocks Christmas Markets

If you are not quite feeling the Christmas love a visit to the Rocks Christmas Markets is bound to change that. With elves on stilts, light-up angels, live music and DJs and, of course, delicious holiday-themed, gourmet street food. All up over 70 stalls for your Xmas shopping (and eating) needs!

The Rocks Christmas Market Credit: Anna Kucera
Credit: Anna Kucera

When: Saturday & Sunday from 10am-5pm
Where: George Street and Hickson Road The Rocks

Christmas at the Cathedral

The Christmas Lights at the cathedral have been a hit since day one, but last year they added market stalls and it really added to the event, so this year they are back. Stalls with delicious food and drinks, Christmas goodies, and loads of entertainment for the little ones. Rain or shine, this outdoor event in the Cathedral’s forecourt on College St will run for 12 consecutive nights.

Christmas LIghts at St Marys Cathedral

When: 14 December – 25 December 25 2023, 5:30pm – 10:30 pm
Where: St Mary’s Cathedral forecourt, College Street Sydney

Le Jolly Market

Bringing the magic of a French Christmas market to Sydney’s Customs House. Le Jolly Market will allow you to immerse yourself in the French-European Christmas vibes while you shop, wine & dine in front of Customs House. 

Authentic wood huts, lights and candles, snow falling, jazz music, and all the necessary magic to experience a white Christmas.

Market stalls will offer everything from Christmas snow globes to children’s toys and gifts for mum and dad.

There will also be a range of gourmet food and drinks perfect for the Christmas table, including high-quality French gourmet products and local and French wines.

Pop in on the way home from work for some Christmas eats with family and friends. Each night at 8 pm, in front of the giant Christmas tree, listen to classic Christmas jazz music (with some tunes in French), sing or dance under the snow falling and perhaps steal a kiss under the mistletoe that will mark the entry gates!

Just, let us not forget the mistletoe! Each entry arch of the event will be covered with mistletoe- kiss and share the Christmas cheer.   

When: 15-22 December 2023
Where: Customs House Circular Quay
Cost: Free!

The Finders Keepers Summer Market

While technically not a Christmas Market, the Finders Keepers Summer Market is a fab spot to do your Christmas shopping. From ceramics to art, fashion to food, our market events are a celebration of creativity, and slow-made and conscious shopping from local makers and designers. Join the mindfully made & thoughtfully bought revolution with us at our NEW Sydney home, The Hordern Pavilion!

When: 8 December 4pm – 9pm | 9-10 December 10am – 5pm
Where: The Hordern Pavilion Moore Park, NSW
Tickets: $6 daily entry. Kids under 13 are free.

Tramsheds Market

The Tramsheds is offering two Christmas Market days this year. With a collection of handcrafted goods and crafts from vendors that have been carefully chosen, this is the perfect spot to pick up some excellent gifts for your loved ones.

When: 7 December 3:30-9pm, 9 December 9am-3pm
Where: Tramsheds, 1 Dalgal Wy, Forest Lodge

Christmas Markets in The North & the Northern Beaches

Mosman Twilight Christmas Market

Christmas shopping, an evening stroll, and dinner at the food stalls are all perfectly good reasons for visiting the Mosman this December.

A quality art and craft market located in the heart of one of Sydney‘s finest shopping precincts! Over 130 art and craft stalls, with gourmet food, ambient music and a lively atmosphere. 

When: 2 December 8am-3pm & 7 December 4.30pm-9pm
Where: Mosman Square, Spit Junction, 573 Military Road, Mosman

We also recommend checking out Kirribilli Markets. Both the general market and the art and design markets offer great gift-buying opportunities.

Ryde Christmas Market

This excellent market features 70 stalls offering fresh produce, hot food, homewares and a range of gifts. This is a brand new Christmas market never before held in this space. We are excited to bring Christmas cheer to this booming area right by the Parramatta River. We’ll have gifting, food, Christmas paraphernalia, fashion, homewares, alfresco eating and, of course, plenty of cheer.

Pick up fresh, local fruit, vegetables and olive oil, or a new addition to your wardrobe at the market’s range of fashion and jewellery stalls.

When: Sunday 10 December 10am-4pm
Where: Anderson Park, Meadowbank

The Pittwater Christmas Market

This Northern Beaches market is always a favourite on the northside for its beautiful coastal atmosphere and local stallholders who bring a bit of beachside magic to the market. Stop by for a great day by the water with soulful shopping, eating and music.

Where: Winnererremy Bay, Mona Vale
When: Saturday, December 9, 10am-4pm

Christmas Markets in the Eastern Suburbs

The Ultimate Christmas Market EQ

Come and join us under the canopy at the Entertainment Quarter for a day of shopping, eating and alfresco entertainment.

the vibrant Cambridge Markets at EQ in Sydney with stalls offering a diverse array of products and experiences

Visitors to the EQ Christmas Market score two hours of free parking on site and plenty to see and do in the precinct as well as a bonanza of great shopping.

When: Sunday December 3 2023, 10am-4pm
Where: Entertainment Quarter, Lang Rd, Moore Park

21st Annual Lindesay Christmas Gift Fair

The annual Lindesay Christmas Gift Fair – a fundraiser for the National Trust (NSW) – offers a fun day out in glorious harbour surroundings.

Hosted at Lindesay, an elegant 1834 harbourside villa and featured film locations, the market offers a wide range of special Christmas gifts from one of a kind stalls set up throughout the house and the gardens.

On offer is everything from beautiful linens, jewellery, clothing and gourmet foods. You can also enjoy lunch or tea in the gardens.

When: Thursday 16 – Saturday 18 November 2023, 10am-4pm
Where: Entry is via Lindsay Avenue, Darling Point only. A free shuttle bus will leave from Edgecliff Railway Station Bus Interchange regularly from 9:30am – 4pm.
Entry: $5pp

Christmas Markets in the Inner West and Western Sydney

Woodstock Artisans Market

Make your way to Woodstock Community Centre for the final Woodstock Market of the year. If you are looking for Australian made gifts this is a must visit market. The goods here are original and high quality,

Just 10 minutes walk from Burwood Station the event will host over 70 high-quality stalls perfect for unique gifts, and ticking off that Xmas wish list a little quicker. At the same time, you know your dollars are going directly to the creators.

Details of the woodstock Christmas Market in Burwood
Get your Xmas sorted

When: Sunday, 10 December
Where: Woodstock Community Centre, 22 Church St, Burwood

Casula Powerhouse Christmas Market

The Culture Up Late Makers Market returns this year bigger and better, with work from local artists and craftspeople and taking over the entire Turbine Hall and weather permitting out into the grounds.

Local DJs will add to the summer party atmosphere.

When: 2 December 5pm
Where: Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

Concord Rotary Christmas Market

Concord Rotary Markets turns into a giant Chrissy Market on the 18th of December, so head down and grab all the special Christmas treats. Handmade, local and slow, is the way to go.

When: 3 & 17 Decemver
Where: Cintra Park Concord 

Camden Christmas Market

Make a day out of it and head to Camden Market’s Special Christmas event. With 70 stalls drawn from the MacArthur region make this the year you shop local and support small business.

Poster for Camden Christmas Market November

When: 18-19 November 2023, 9am-2pm
Where: Canden Civic Centre, Oxley St, Camden
Cost: $3 for adults

Mounties Christmas Market

Get the family in the Christmas spirit with this fun family night out. Plenty of food, live music, gifts and craft will give you a chance to do some last minute Christmas shopping too!

When: 16-18 December 2023, 4-10pm
Where: 254 Humphries Road Mount Prichard (Mounties Club)

Christmas Markets in the Southern Suburbs and Shire

The Shire Christmas Market

More than 150 stallholders will gather on the beachfront at Cronulla for a brilliant day of shopping, eating and community spirit. Come along to support our local small businesses.

Cambridge Shire Christmas market
This is a fun day for the whole family with plenty of entertainment and activities.

This two-day beachside market is one of the biggest events on the market calendar each year. People come from far and wide to enjoy the beautiful coastal atmosphere, shop for all their Christmas gifting and enjoy a day out beside the beach. Always a big one.

When: 18-19 November
Where: Don Lucas Reserve, Cronulla

Como Public School CHristmas Market

A good old fashioned school fair is the perfect place to pick up some Christmas treats.

When: Friday 1 December, 5pm-9pm
Where: Wolger Street Como

The Very Merry Christmas Market SYlvania

Food Trucks to have you drooling, food and service stalls to help you plan your Christmas feast, activities, live music including a Saturday evening Carols & Covers performance, Santa and friends, photo opportunities and more!

When: Sat & Sun 16-17 December,
Where: Southern Districts Rugby Club 223B Belgrave Esplanade, Sylvania Waters

Carss Park Christmas Market

One of the lovliest spots in the St George area to spend a spring evening, head to Carss Park and enjoy live music, fun rides for the kids and plenty of food trucks. This Foodies and Farmers Markets Friday evening market is the perfect spot to pick up gourmet food and farm fresh produce for your Christmas entertaining.

When: Friday 17 November
Where: Carwar Ave, Carss Bush Park.

Markets in Regional NSW

We think these markets are worth the drive!

Blackheath Public School Twilight Christmas Markets

When: 17 November 2023 from 5:00pm
Where: Blackheath Public School

Central Coast Christmas Market

Explore a treasure trove of local handmade delights at the Central Coast Christmas Fair bought to life by Harts Events. Featuring over 160 vendors you will find unique gifts, arts, crafts, clothing, and fresh produce.

From summer sun dresses to outdoor furniture, fresh cherries to handmade glass ornaments, and even international pick ‘n mix lollies or handcrafted leather goods, there’s something for everyone.

When: Sunday 3 December, 9am-2pm
Where: Mingara Recreation Club.

Hawkesbury Country Christmas Market

All the stalls you need to complete your Christmas shopping list and fill the pantry with delicious goodies for the Christmas holidays.

When: 25-26 November 2023, 1pm-7pm
Where: Hawkesbury Showground, Racecourse Rd, Clarendon

Pavilion Christmas Market Kiama

Start your Christmas shopping with our local market stalls offering everything from hampers, chocolates, clothes, toys, jewelry and much more as well as some yummy food.

When: 16 November 2023
Where: The Pavilion, 2 Bong Bong St, Kiama

Calendar of Christmas Markets in Sydney

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DateMarket Suburb
10 DecemberWoodstock MarketBurwood
17 November Carss Park Christmas Market Carss Park
16-18 NovemberLindesay Christmas Gift FairDarling Point
18-19 NovemberCamden Christmas Market Camden
18-19 November Shire Christmas Market Cronulla
25-26 NovemberHawkesbury Country Christmas MarketClarendon
26-27 November Martin Place Market CBD
1 DecemberComo Public School Christmas MarketComo
2 DecemberGlebe Artesian Market Glebe
3 & 17 December Concord Rotary Christmas Market Concord
3 December EQ Christmas Market Moore Park
3 DecemberCoal Loader Artisans MarketWaveton
4 December Mosman Christmas Night MarketMosman
9 DecemberPittwater Market Mona Vale
14-25 December Christmas at the CathedralCBD

If your idea of Christmas lunch involves someone else cooking it, then check out our guide to the best Christmas Day dining in Sydney.

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