Melbourne's iconic markets are on throughout the festive season. Shop the stalls for locally-made gifts, pick up yummy vegan treats, find local produce for the Christmas lunch and more.
German Christmas Market
Load up on pretzels, pick up German gingerbread and feast on bratwurst at this traditional Christmas pop-up. Then shop for authentic handmade crafts. Grab a stunning wreath for your front door. And expect a special visit from St. Nikolaus.
Little Korea Street Food Christmas Festival
Visit Seoul in Melbourne at this pop-up Korean Christmas festival. Feast on authentic street food. See talented dance crews. Catch live K-pop performances and more. And enjoy heaps of family-friendly activities like face painting and balloon art.
The Vegan Christmas Market
Grab your plant-loving bestie and head straight to this 100 per cent vegan market for all your Christmas shopping needs. Find upcycled fashion and accessories, stock up on sustainable skincare and try ethically-made treats. Don't forget to keep to bring your own tote bags to carry your goodies in.
Makers Market at The District
Family-friendly, dog-friendly and weather-proof market. This classic, covered outdoor laneway market makes Christmas shopping a breeze. It's also perfectly located for a waterside stroll and lunch al fresco. Open on the last Sunday of each month.
Arts Centre Melbourne Sunday Market
Wander rows of treats and treasures and pick up a handmade gift at this beloved Southbank spot every Sunday. Boasting a mammoth 24 stalls, this is a Melbourne institution on the edge of the CBD. From silk scarves to gourmet goodies, you're bound to find the perfect present for your family and friends.
Melbourne Book Market
If you've got a book-lover to buy for this Christmas or looking for the perfect summer novel, stock up on top titles at Queen Victoria Market on every Saturday and Sunday. Choose from thousands of new and pre-loved reads. Selected by some of Melbourne’s most experienced booksellers, authors and illustrators.
Visit one of Melbourne's cutest neighbourhoods and shop for the perfect gift at this local monthly market. Fuel up with a coffee then peruse unique goodies from local makers, artisan treats, homewares and kids accessories. Then it's only a short stroll to The Premises for a cheeky brunch date. On 19 November and 17 December.
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Christmas Makers Market
Soak in the holiday spirit and discover one-of-a-kind treasures.
Last updated on Tue 14 Nov 2023
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