‘Tis the season to go to market. With the festive season now well and truly underway, the beginning of December marks the countdown to the big, jolly day. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas across the city as Adelaide’s shopping districts come alive with decorations, the trees go up and gift markets sprout up across the city.
As gift giving returns to the forefront, it’s safe to say we’re all making a list and checking it twice. To take the stress out of finding the perfect present this silly season, we’ve collated our go-to guide of Adelaide Christmas Markets to help you shop ‘til you drop this December.
Ebenezer Night Markets
Returning for the warmer months, Adelaide’s East End will come alive as the Ebenezer Night Markets take to Ebenezer Place this December. Whether you like to get your gift shopping done early or tend to leave it all to the last minute, head to the CBD’s east on the 8th, 15th and 23rd as the streets are flooded with fashion, jewellery, art and food stalls. Lap up the silly season with live DJ tunes, delish eats and a Market Bar in Adelaide’s vibrant East End as you shop under the stars this Christmas.
WHERE? Ebenezer Place, Adelaide
WHEN? 08 DEC 2017 // 15 DEC 2017 // 23 DEC 2017
Gifted Christmas Market
An ever-expanding hub for creative ventures, Port Adelaide will host hordes of artistic makers as Gifted Christmas Market takes to Harts Mill this December. Just in time for Christmas, Adelaide’s abundance of talented artisans will unite for a festive market of epic proportions. Give your loved ones the gift of local goodies as The Port comes alive with handmade goodies, live music, creative workshops, tasty eats and treats and festivities this summer.
WHERE? Hart’s Mill, Port Adelaide
WHEN? 15 DEC 2017 – 16 DEC 2017
A touch of winter wonderland in amongst an otherwise balmy festive season, take to the hills this December for the Hahndorf Christkindlmarkt. Inspired by Europe’s abundance snow laden festive markets, German-settled Hahndorf will embrace the Christmas spirit to the nth degree as the town is decked out with twinkling lights, plenty of stalls, traditional eats, live entertainment and more. Channel your inner Christmas fanatic with Carols by Candlelight from 9.15pm every night across the weekend.
WHERE? Corner Main Street and Auricht Road, Hahndorf
WHEN? 15 DEC 2017 – 17 DEC 2017
The Makers & Shakers Market – Christmas Gift Market
An indoor retail market like no other in Adelaide, The Makers & Shakers Market presents a Christmas Gift Market at Woodville Town Hall this silly season. Keeping with the ethos of high quality, locally made goods, by the states most talented makers and shakers, the market will host 50 stalls laden with gift-worthy goodies this December. With a keen focus on lifestyle products, homewares and delicious eats, the curated event is set to take the stress out of gift giving this Christmas. For just $2 entry, wander the rows of market stalls of Woodville and uncover the magic of handmade gifts with Makers and Shakers.
WHERE? Woodville Town Hall, 74 Woodville Road, Woodville
WHEN? 16 DEC 2017
Christmas Gift Market at Plant 4
Known to throw a fabulous market or two, it’s no surprise that Plant 4 will be choc-a-block with Adelaide makers for huge Christmas Gift Market this December. True to form, the Bowden locale will host market stalls from local vendors for a one-stop-shop oasis of fashion, food and lifestyle products. Enjoy acoustic tunes while you shop and mouth-watering eats to power your festive spirit.
WHERE? Plant 4 Bowden, Third Street, Bowden
WHEN? 17 DEC 2017