Check off your gift-shopping list with help from Melbourne’s best designers and makers. These holiday edition markets are bursting with presents that are clever, creative and unique.

The District Makers Market - Christmas Edition

13 Dec - 20 Dec

Docklands’ own arty-crafty market offers a line-up of creative, colourful and tasty stalls. From jewellery and homewares to artisanal food, there's plenty to peruse.

Arts Centre Melbourne Weekend Markets

12 Dec - 28 Feb

Wander rows of treats and treasures at this beloved Southbank spot. Boasting a mammoth 24 stalls, this is a Melbourne institutions on the edge of the CBD. From silk scarves to gourmet goodies, everything is handmade by local artisans.

Fair@Square Ethical Lifestyle Festival

30 Nov - 6 Dec

Fair@Square has also gone online this year. The team is offering a week of lifestyle workshops, talks, cooking shows and exhibits. It's the best way to source ethical gifts this Christmas

Christmas Market at WTC Wharf

5 Dec

Visit the banks of the Yarra and shop till you drop at this pop-up Christmas market. There's entertainment for kids young and old, and plenty of waterside restaurants nearby to feast at afterwards.

Docklands Christmas Market

6 Dec

See NewQuay transformed into a Christmas wonderland when local stall holders take over for a special edition market. Head down in the early afternoon to catch a visit from Santa, then stay on for DJ Perri Lee and Alex Rose spinning tunes at Cargo from 4pm.

Kimono House

17 Dec

Add some elegance to your festive celebrations with a visit to Kimono House. Browse exquisite fabrics and DIY kits imported from Kyoto for your Christmas craft projects, or snap up handmade Japanese gifts and Yuletide trims.

17 Dec

Nicholas Building Christmas Makers Market

Cross off all your Christmas shopping at the Nicholas Building Christmas Makers Market.

25 Nov - 16 Dec

Festive Food Truck Stop

Bring the family along to Queen Vic Market and feast at the Festive Food Truck Stop.

Queen Victoria Market

Queen Victoria Market provides an authentic shopping experience right in the heart of the city.

Broad Bean Organic Grocer

Organic grocer and juice bar in Southbank selling eco-friendly goods.

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19 Dec - 27 Jan

School holidays

Entertain the whole family over the school holidays with these kid-friendly events and activities.

6 Jan - 18 Dec

Storytime

Share stories, songs, play and craft activities with your pre-schooler.

6 Jan - 18 Dec

Baby Bounce

Join a fun, interactive session of stories, songs and rhymes for children aged 18 months and under.

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