Best Christmas Markets in Brisbane for Kids

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Nothing screams ‘Christmas-time’ more than a trip to your local Christmas markets – and thankfully, Brisbane, QLD has no shortage. Families can come together to shop across these Christmas markets in Brisbane with local stalls to pick up a unique gift, taste the festive food, enjoy the live music, and soak in the Christmas vibes.

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The Best Christmas Markets in Brisbane for families

best christmas markets in brisbane with kids

Looking for some Christmas markets in Brisbane? Here’s a list of the best Christmas Markets scattered throughout the city and surrounding suburbs.

Please note that due to COVID-19, some markets may not be running, check the website for more details.

Christmas Festival, Brisbane Powerhouse

Markets are NOT confirmed for 2021

In 2021, the Brisbane Powerhouse played host to the Christmas Festival – the perfect place for families to grab some unique Christmas gifts amongst a festive setting. The event featured live music, plenty of market stalls, delicious food, and more, running from 5 pm to 9 pm.

For more information on the Christmas Festival in 2021, keep an eye on the Brisbane Powerhouse website.

When: TBC

Address: 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005

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Karuna Christmas Market

Markets are NOT confirmed for 2021

The festival this year, will be held in November, delivering parents and children with a generous assortment of stalls to browse among. From 1 pm to 8 pm, families could pick up unique gifts and handmade items while enjoying the live music. Free parking was also available nearby. Plus, every dollar spent went towards supporting community members with terminal illnesses.

When: TBC

Address: 27 Cartwright Street, Windsor, QLD Australia

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Christmas On Cribb 2021

This may be may be Brisbane’s most iconic Christmas market to date. The Milton Markets will be completely taking over Cribb Street on the first Friday of December with sleigh bells a-ringing. Get amongst it for live entertainment, Christmassy food and Artisan gifts they will also be boasting pop-ups bars.

When: November 27th 2021

Address: Cribb Street, Milton, Queensland Australia

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Christmas Lane, Saturday Fresh Market 2021

The Saturday Fresh Market’s Christmas Lane were hosted at Rocklea. Open from 6 am to 12 pm, families could browse gifts, crafts, traditional Aussie food, and more, while enjoying music. Santa also made an appearance between 7 am to 10 am. For potential announcements of a Christmas Lane 2021 event, see the Brisbane Marketplace website.

When: Every Saturday

Address: 250 Sherwood Rd, Rocklea QLD 4106

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Redlands Ethical Markets, Ormiston

Markets are NOT confirmed for 2021

Ormiston’s 2018 Redlands Ethical Markets had something for every member of the family to enjoy, with local art, gifts, produce, live music, and more. A cafe was also available, offering parents and children the chance to refuel with delicious food. For possible announcements of a 2021 Redlands Ethical Markets, see the Redlands Christmas Reformed Church Facebook page.

When: TBC

Address: Cnr Sturgeon & Delancey Sts, Ormiston, 4163

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Christmas Markets, Bridgeman Downs

Markets are NOT confirmed for 2021

The Christmas Markets of Bridgeman Downs offered more than 100 food and gift stalls in early November in a comfortable, air-conditioned venue. With homewares, accessories, artwork, and heaps more, there was plenty of gift ideas on offer. Plus, free entry and nearby parking made the venture all the more convenient. For possible announcements of a 2021 Bridgeman Downs Christmas Market, head to the Bridgeman Baptist Community Church’s website.

When: TBC

Address: 379 Albany Creek Road, Bridgeman Downs, Queensland Australia

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Carols By Candlelight And Christmas Markets, Daisy Hill 2021

In 2021, the Carols By Candlelight And Christmas Markets in Daisy Hill ran from 4 pm to 8 pm on 19 November. Parents and children could bring along a blanket, sit back, and relax while listening to Christmas carols and enjoying a sausage sizzle. Kids could also look forward to a visit from Santa himself. For possible announcements of a 2021 Carols By Candlelight And Christmas Markets, see the John Paul College Facebook page.

When: November 24th 2021

Address: Daisy Hill Road, Daisy Hill, Queensland, Australia

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Christmas Wonderlane, Westfield Garden City

Markets are NOT confirmed for 2021

Garden City’s Christmas Wonderlane ran from 1 pm to 8 pm on 7 December, hosting a variety of attractions the entire family could enjoy. This included an artisan craft market – a great spot for parents to grab the perfect Christmas gift. There was also the Wishman’s Tree Forest – made of real Christmas trees. Plus, live music, face painting, a balloon artist, and an encounter with Santa could also be expected. For possible updates on a 2021 Christmas Wonderlane, see the Garden City website.

When: TBC

Address: Logan Rd & Kessels Rd, Upper Mount Gravatt, QLD 4122 Australia

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Twilight Christmas Markets, Carseldine 2021

Hosted on 14 December in 2018, the Carseldine Twilight Christmas Markets had a variety of enjoyable activities and attractions for the entire family. This included a generous assortment of gift stalls and food among festive decorations and live music. See the Carseldine Markets website for potential announcements of a 2021 Twilight Christmas Markets.

When: 20th November 2021

Address: 532 Beams Road, Carseldine, Queensland Australia

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Brisbane Etsy Made Local 2021

Hosted in 2018, the Brisbane Etsy Made Local in Bowen Hills brought together a collection of stalls for families to pick up the perfect Christmas gift. With more than 150 sellers alongside food trucks, live music, workshops, and more, there was something for both parents and children to enjoy. The event ran from 5 pm to 9:30 pm at the Brisbane Showgrounds. For potential updates for 2021 see the Brisbane Etsy Made Local Facebook page.

When: 12 – 14th November 2021

Address: 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006

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Annual Christmas Craft Market, Chermside

Markets are NOT confirmed for 2021

The Annual Christmas Craft Market of Chermside ran from 2:30 pm to 6 pm, offering free entry and nearby parking. The markets were made up of plant, gift, and craft stalls, alongside a sausage sizzle for parents and children to enjoy. For possible announcements of a 2021 Annual Christmas Craft Market, see the All Saint’s Anglican Church website.

When: TBC

Address: 501 Hamilton Road, Chermside

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Brisbane Fair Trade Christmas Markets

Markets are NOT confirmed for 2021

For those on the hunt for ethically sourced Christmas gifts, the Brisbane Fair Trade Christmas Markets is an ideal spot worth checking out. The markets are set to take place over 23 and 24 of November in 2021 at the QSAC, with free entry and parking also available. For updates on the 2021 Brisbane Fair Trade Christmas Markets, see the Brisbane Fair Trade Facebook event.

When: TBC

Address: Kessels Road, Nathan, Australia

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Christmas Thyme At Nundah 2021

Christmas Thyme At Nundah by the Nundah Farmers Markets hosted their energetic event in 2018, offering families and children unique artisan goods to shop across. On top of this, there was also a variety of delicious food, activities for kids, live entertainment, and heaps of parking. See the Nundah Farmers Markets website for potential announcements for a 2021 Christmas Thyme At Nundah.

When: December 4th 2021

Address: Station Street, Nundah, Queensland, Australia

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Santa Paws At The Park – Christmas Markets, Cleveland 2021

There’s no better place than Cleveland’s Santa Paws At The Park to pick up a unique Christmas Gift for the dogs. After all, it’s Queensland largest dog market event. The markets played host to more than 80 stalls, as well as food trucks, demonstrations, raffles, and Santa photos specifically for the pups. For more information on a potential 2021 Santa Paws At The Park, see the website.

When: 7 November 2021

Address: Corner Smith & Long Street Cleveland QLD

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All About Handmade Christmas Market, Moggill 2021

The All About Handmade Christmas Market was hosted at the Moggill State School in 2021, with plenty of local stalls for families to shop across. Plus, with heaps of parking on offer, the venture was as convenient as ever. See the All About Handmade Market Facebook page for potential updates for a 2021 event.

When: 27 November 2021

Address: Moggill Rd, Moggill, Queensland 4070Australia

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The Beenleigh Twilight Markets 2021

Families could look forward to plenty of exciting attractions and activities during the Beenleigh Twilight Markets. This included live entertainment, a variety of festive flavours, fresh produce, tasty sweets, unique gifts, and kids activities, all among a vibrant Christmas backdrop. For potential updates for a 2021 Beenleigh Twilight Market, head to the Beenleigh Town Square Markets Facebook page.

When: 19 November 2021

Address: Beenleigh Town Square, Corner of Crete and Kent Streets, Beenleigh QLD 4207

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Best Christmas Markets in Brisbane for kids

Brisbane is home to an impressive collection of Christmas markets, offering families the chance to celebrate the holiday season in style. Parents and children can wander among an array of local stalls and pick up a unique Christmas gift, or simply sit back, enjoy the festive flavours, listen to some live music, and spread some Christmas cheer. If you’re looking for some entertaining Brisbane Christmas markets, keep your ears to the ground for some possible 2021 announcements of these events as the holiday season draws closer.

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