Returning for its 6th year, THE BAZAAR, hosted by Gilles At The Grounds will take place this weekend at their new home at the Adelaide showgrounds.
The market sees over 150 local traders participating, from unique gifts to fashion. There’s also a wide range of food options available from all our favourites, including Gang Gang, Pizza Teca and Cloud Theory Marshmallows.
As for entertainment, The Bazaar Sessions, will feature some of Adelaide’s best live music performers including Australia’s The Voice finalist, AP Dantonio, who is performing Saturday December 1 at 2pm. A range of workshops will also be available throughout the weekend, including: Huntermade Flower Crown and Wreath Making, Aboriginal Cultural Weaving and Glass Xmas Decoration with Joy Levins.
This year the market is open for extended trading hours, meaning there’s plenty of time to get all your Christmas shopping done.
“This is the first year we introduce a licensed Pop Up Bar and Night Market to the event,” says Director, Jennifer Centenera. “This adds a new element to the ever-popular market visited by over 60,000 people so far this year.”
Here are our top five must-see stalls to visit this weekend.
Santa Trees Christmas Tree Farm
From the Adelaide Hills, Santa Trees will set up shop with a vast selection of fresh real trees for sale at the Grounds. Because nothing says Christmas like having a real tree decorated with baubles and lights sitting in your loungeroom.
Adelaide’s latest creative offering, Dots Pots is about celebrating the beauty of all types of women. Owner Jessica Mason is donating 50% of profits from each sale to local shelters throughout Adelaide.
Shop Little Lover
Adelaide go-to for colourful dressing, Little Lover will have a wide range of fashion and accessories on offer. Of note are their star sign tees as well as their range of beautiful rattan earrings – the perfect Christmas present for your bestie.
Stuck on what to get someone? How about a soy wax candle inspired by our home of SA and hand poured right here in the Adelaide Hills. With a wide range of fragrances packaged in all different shaped and sized glasses, you’re bound to find the one.
Maggie + Tonks
This year, make your Christmas gifts personal and give an illustration to your loved ones. From family portraits, to whimsical creations, owner Sarah Burley will create the perfect illustration for your gift.
WHERE? Adelaide Showground, Leader Street entrance.
WHEN? 1 December 12-9pm, 2 December 10-4pm
Images Supplied. Header image by Meaghan Coles.