December Events To Get In The Festive Spirit

The Christmas carols are on as we’re about to get into the full swing of the festive season. To help you get in the spirit and maybe even pick up some gifts at local markets, we’ve complied a list of merry events on in Adelaide this December.


Back for another year after an enchanting atmosphere and throng of visitors in 2015, the Ebenezer Night Markets bring the east end alive in December with market treaties and food trucks filling the small strip of cafes and artisans. Perfect for a night out with friends and great for a weekend wind down. Read on for more information here.


Set at the base of the Adelaide Hills on the pristine lawns of Scotch College, the Motley Village Music Festival provides ample entertainment with headline acts from up-and-coming Australian artists, Thom Lion, The Tamers and Pierce Brothers on Saturday, December 10. The event also plays host to a number of local Adelaide food and drink vendors, with the option for VIP tickets for enthusiasts of fine food and wines in the VIP restricted area. Read on for more information here.



Hahndorf already exudes Christmas vibes in its streets from the quaint shops and homely nature. If we didn’t think the little German town could get any cuter, the Hahndorf Christmas Market between December 16-18 adds that little bit of extra charm for the holiday season to get you into the Christmas spirit… if you weren’t already. Read on for more information here.


The Stirling Laneways call themselves ‘more than a market’ through their holistic mantra and welcoming atmosphere. In December, add this to your to do list for a stroll through laneways and side streets to discovers artists, entertainers and popup stalls on Sunday, December 18. Read on for more information here.


Nothing signals the Christmas period quite like carols bellowing out after hearing them endlessly while shopping in stores. It’s time to warm up those vocal chords for Carols by Candlelight in Elder Park, one for the family that everyone can enjoy. Carols by Candlelight also supports the Novita Children’s Services Christmas Appeal and a donation at the entrance wouldn’t go unappreciated. Read on for more information here.




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