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Best Christmas Markets around Sydney’s North Shore in 2023


Are you looking to ‘shop local’ and support your local community, by doing your gift shopping at some of the best Christmas Markets around Sydney? You’ve come to the right place! We’ve scoured the North Shore, Northern Beaches and the Sydney CBD, to share the ultimate list of Christmas Markets in Sydney.

If you’re looking to buy unique Christmas gifts this festive season, head to a local Christmas market! There’s lots happening over the next few weeks right up until Christmas. So, support our local artists and buy something unique and meaningful.

Christmas Markets in November 2023

Christmas Markets in December 2023

Friday 1 December:

Saturday 2 December:

Sunday 3 December:

Thursday 7 December:

Saturday 9 December:

Sunday 10 December:

Friday 17 December

Lower North Shore

      The Coal Loader Artisans Market

      The Coal Loader Artisans Market is your one-stop-shop for an ethical, sustainable, and relaxed festive shop. Perfect gift-buying with art, ceramics, sculptures, basketry, eco products, fashion, jewellery, accessories, wool creations textiles, eco products and much more.

      Held rain or shine, the venue offers a beautiful all-weather marketplace to showcase local creative talent, and it’s a pretty fabulous day each time!

      • When: Sunday 3 December 2023, 9am-3pm
      • Where: 2 Balls Head Dr, Waverton NSW 2060
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      Mosman Christmas Night Market

      The Mosman Christmas Night Markets are being held at Mosman Square on Thursday 7 December. Pop along to to shop for that special Christmas gift. Choose from a variety of clothing, jewellery, homewares, Fair Trade items, baked goods and plants. Enjoy gourmet take away food, a licensed area and live entertainment.

      Mosman Christmas Night Market is a family-friendly event and everyone is welcome.

      • When: Thursday 7 December 2023, 4.30pm-9pm
      • Where: Mosman Square Seniors Centre, Mosman
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      Upper North Shore

              A Very Barker Christmas

              Barker College is hosting its inaugural “A Very Barker Christmas” on Saturday 25 November 2023 from 3pm – 8pm.

              Come along, browse and shop at the wonderful array of Christmas market stalls, be entertained by some outstanding Barker performances and at sunset join in the carols extravaganza.

              • When: Saturday 25 November, 3pm-8pm
              • Where: Barker College, Pacific Highway, Hornsby
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              Knox Christmas Markets

              Head to the Knox Christmas Markets at Great Hall, Knox Senior School on Friday 1 December from 4-8pm.

              Knox Christmas Markets will be held for the first time since 2019 (exciting!). This is a fun family night out! There are lots of stallholders with beautiful Christmas gifts for purchase, as well as festive music performed by the Knox student ensembles. Food available for purchase on the evening includes gourmet pizza, ice cream and Dutch pancakes.

              Stallholders will be selling items like Christmas decorations, candles and homewares, handmade items, gourmet food, clothing, fashion and jewellery, cosmetics and soaps and other gift ideas. All welcome. Entry is by gold coin

              • When: Friday 1 December, 4pm-8pm
              • Where: Knox Grammar School, Borambil Street, Wahroonga
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                  Wahroonga Village Fair

                  Don’t miss Wahroonga Village Fair on Sunday 3 December. Art, clothes, Christmas goodies, face painting, all sorts of food, coffee, and many other beautiful stalls offer their goods. Entertainment includes singers, dancers and musicians from all over Sydney. The Knox pipe band plays at the start of the fair each year. Enjoy your Christmas shopping and help support some of the charities and organisations’ that the Rotary Club of Wahroonga supports.

                  • When: Sunday 3 December 2023, 9am-4pm
                  • Where: Wahroonga Village
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                  St Ives Christmas Markets

                  Don’t miss the St Ives Christmas Markets, which will be at the gorgeous grounds of St Ives Showground on Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 December. With a hand made & artisan pavilion, indoor boutique pavilion, outdoor stalls, food trucks and more, this new market will be an Annual Christmas must-do! Do your Christmas shopping at the artisan stalls, boutique retailers, local makers & emerging brands at the regions newest market.

                  • When: Saturday 9 December, 3-9pm | Sunday 10 December, 10am-3pm
                  • Where: St Ives Showground
                  • More information

                  Summer Artisan Market, Eden Gardens

                  Eden Gardens is hosting its seasonal artisans market with a selection of bespoke products created by local artisans. Enjoy this open air market on their cafe terrace. Jewellery, notes and cards, ceramics, paintings and terrific tea towels, cushions and accessories.

                  • When: Sunday 10 December 9.30am to 3.30pm
                  • Where: Eden Gardens, 307 Lane Cove Road, Macquarie Park
                  • More information

                  Christmas Markets on Sydney’s Northern Beaches

                  Elanora Heights Christmas Markets

                  Elanora Heights Village Christmas Markets

                  Elanora Heights Village Christmas Markets

                  Head to the Elanora Heights Village Christmas Markets on Sunday 26 November from 3pm-7pm. Enjoy Christmas shopping at the market stalls, kids entertainment, live music, food trucks & drinks!

                  • When: Sunday 26 November, 3pm-7pm
                  • Where: 50 Kalang Road, Elanora Heights
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                  Paris to Manly Christmas Markets

                  Don’t miss the Paris to Manly Christmas Twilight Markets at St Paul’s Catholic College, Manly on Saturday 2 December. Enjoy Christmas shopping, gourmet French food, a champagne & wine bar, and live music under the stars!

                  • When: Saturday 2 December, 3pm-8pm
                  • Where: 106A Darley Rd, Manly 
                  • More information

                  Northern Beaches Christmas Markets

                  Head to the Northern Beaches Christmas Markets 2023 at Lakeside Park in Narrabeen on Sunday 3 December from 8am-2pm.

                  Northern Beaches Council has introduced a new market in the calendar to showcase and connect with small businesses in your community.

                  Find the perfect gift for your family and friends this holiday season at our upcoming Christmas Market. Support local and small businesses, grab a bite to eat, enjoy live local music and you can also have a free photo with Santa!

                  • When: Sunday 3 December, 8am-2pm
                  • Where: Lakeside Park, Lake Park Road, North Narrabeen
                  • More information

                    The Pittwater Christmas Market, Mona Vale

                    This festive season promises to bigger and better than ever and Cambridge Markets can’t wait to deliver beautiful mega markets on the Northern Beaches. Get your Christmas shopping done and find some unique gifts and support local small businesses! The Pittwater Christmas Market will be happening in Mona Vale on Saturday 9 December.

                    • When: Saturday 9 December, 10am-4pm
                    • Where: Mona Vale Village Park
                    • More information

                    Christmas Markets in Ryde

                    Paddy’s Flemington Christmas Night Food Markets

                    The next Paddy’s Night Food Market on Saturday 2 December will be a massive Christmas extravaganza you won’t want to miss!

                    Gather your family and friends and enjoy a night out at Paddy’s Night Food Markets at Flemington. Sample delicious dishes from a variety of food vendors including pizza, dumplings, gelato and much more. Over 20+ of our regular food trucks, plus bouncing castle, face painting and more.

                    Filofomofest with over 50 Filipino food and retail market traders bringing the Pasko spirit. Celebrate Christmas Pinoy style! A huge charity Christmas Toy Drive by Hands of Hope. Bring toys to donate to ensure every child feels the Christmas spirit. There will also be a massive car show by Automotive Dimensions and Cultura Auto Lifestyle

                    • When: Saturday 2 December, 6-10pm
                    • Where: 250-318 Parramatta Road, Homebush
                    • More information

                    Ryde Christmas Market, Meadowbank

                    The Ryde Christmas Market will be happening in Meadowbank on Sunday 10 December from 10am-4pm. Get your Christmas shopping done and find some unique gifts and support local small businesses!

                    Twilight Markets, Macquarie University

                    Get some last-minute Christmas shopping done at the Twilight Markets at Macquarie University on Friday 17 November. Loaded with delicious food, Live DJ, cocktail bar, artisans shopping and free fun for the whole family!

                    They have a range of international food on offer – Crepes, Paella, Korean street food, Italian food & more. Shop the Christmas markets with jewellery, wine, candles, funky cards, home made jams and lots more on offer.

                    • When: Friday 17 December, 3:30pm – 8pm
                    • Where: Central Courtyard, Macquarie University
                    • More information

                          Christmas Markets in Sydney

                          Martin Place Christmas Markets

                          The Martin Place Christmas Markets will running in Sydney from Friday 24 – Sunday 26 November, then Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays until December 23, from 11am-8pm.

                          Each day they will bring different stallholders across a range of goods, from fashion, to gifting, Christmas goods, candles, toys, accessories, art, photography, food and so much more. There will be global hot food stalls, live music, visits from Santa and a great community atmosphere.

                          • When: Friday 24 November – Saturday 23 December, 11am-8pm
                          • Where: Martin Place, Sydney 
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                          Christmas Gift Frenzy

                          The Christmas Gift Frenzy offers the opportunity to the public to attend an AGHA consumer facing event with access to a wonderful range of gifts and homewares from leading brands just in time for Christmas.

                          Linda Hickey, CEO AGHA. said ‘We are thrilled to introduce the Gift Frenzy concept as a premium family-fun-day and gift-buying event that showcases the wide range of companies and brands represented and supported by the Association. With free entry, free all-day parking, Santa photos, face painting, hair braiding and some of Sydney’s most popular food trucks, we are expecting thousands of visitors through across the weekend.

                          The Christmas Gift Frenzy will be supported by a comprehensive media campaign including advertising on KIISFM & WSFM, OOH (bus backs and bus stops), Social and digital.

                          The Christmas Gift Frenzy will be held at the White Bay Cruise Terminal in Rozelle across the Black Friday sales weekend (25 & 26th November), and will offer homewares, toys, gifts, fashion, beauty & wellness products and much more.

                          • When: Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 November
                          • Where:  2041 James Craig Rd, Rozelle 
                          • More information

                          The Ultimate Christmas Market EQ

                          Don’t miss The Ultimate Christmas Market EQ, Moore Park on Sunday 3 December from 10am-4pm. This festive season promises to bigger and better than ever and Cambridge Markets are known for delivering beautiful mega markets across Sydney.

                          • When: Sunday 3 December, 10am to 4pm
                          • Where: Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park
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