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. You and your famiy 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

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.

Nundah Christmas Twilight Markets

Get jingly with it at Brisbane’s best Christmas market, Nundah Christmas Twilight Market! Mix and a-mingle with gourmet eats and sweets and stuff those stockings with the curated range of bespoke makers. There will be great markets, activities, entertainment and a pop up bar. There’s something for everyone!

When: 2nd December

Address: Station Street, Nundah

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The Collective Markets – Christmas Edition, Presented by eatSouthBank

Stock up on stocking stuffers or treat yourself with The Collective Markets at South Bank offering a veritable Santa’s Workshop of gifting delights. The popular artisan market gets a magical makeover with local stallholders stocking an abundance of Christmas treats and unique gift ideas. Left your seasonal shopping to the last minute? Stress less with The Collective Markets extending its trading hours from 10am until 9pm daily from 17 to 22 December. Browse an extensive range of crafts, homewares, collectibles, handcrafted jewellery and local designer fashion and snap up the perfect office Kris Kringle offering or thoughtful gift for that hard-to-buy-for loved one. As night falls and the markets twinkle to life, enjoy roving Christmas entertainment and free live music as you sample delicious food and complement your festive menu with homemade goodies, seasonal treats and organic produce.

When: 17th – 22nd December

Address: Little Stanley Street, South Bank

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Milton Christmas Twilight Markets

Santa Claus is coming (early) to town! This 25th of November, beat your resting Grinch face with Brisbane’s best Christmas market, Milton Christmas Twilight Market! Work on your Santa bod with gourmet eats and sweets and stuff those stockings with the curated range of bespoke makers. Dreaming of a wine Christmas? Unwreath your Christmas spirit with our bespoke Brewdolph pop-bar and rock the night away with festive entertainment and live music.

When: 25th November

Address: Cribb Street, Milton, Queensland Australia

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Christmas Lane, Saturday Fresh Market

The Saturday Fresh Market is transforming into a gift-giving paradise this December with the addition of fantastic Christmas Lane stalls just in time for the holiday season!

Do your normal grocery shop and stock up on Christmas hams, prawns, and produce galore, then check out the excellent gift ideas on offer in Christmas Lane. Browse aisles of arts and crafts, homewares, gifts, fashion, jewellery, handmade goodies, plants and flowers, tasty treats and more. End your morning with a delicious breakfast and listen to live entertainment in the Food Court.

When: 10th, 17th & 24th December

Address: 250 Sherwood Rd, Rocklea QLD 4106

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KBF Christmas Markets

This is Christmas shopping made-easy. A great variety of Christmas gifts from boutique stalls. Delicious food choices including hot coffee and jam donuts. There’s a playground for the kids and plenty of space for them to run around. FREE parking and FREE entry.

When: 15th December

Address: Kingston Butter Factory Cultural Precinct, 270 Jacaranda Avenue, Kingston

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BrisStyle Twilight Market

Head to King George Square to experience the one and only BrisStyle Twilight Market selling 100% handmade goods, featuring over 80 local designers! Meet the makers during an evening stroll around the square and wrap up your Christmas shopping in one fell swoop! Expect unique ranges of summer clothing, inspiring artworks to adorn your walls, cleverly crafted ceramics and so much more!

When: 15th December

Address: King George Square

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West End Christmas Twilight Markets

West End Markets transform into a Christmas wonderland brimming with festive foods, fantastic tunes, delectable drinks, unique gifts and kids entertainment. Stroll through over 150 specialty stalls with artisan handmade gifts that you won’t just find anywhere. Talk about insta-worthy, snap an elfie with the big jolly man and the incredible roving entertainment all amidst the spectacular Christmas decorations and cheer.

When: 1st December

Address: Davies Park, Montague Road, Brisbane

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Gasworks Christmas Markets

Shop fashion, art, vintage, homewares, plants, pots, ceramics, children’s, skincare and more at the Gasworks Christmas Markets! Some of Brisbane’s best eats can be found at Gasworks Plaza such as Botany Newstead, Ping Pong Asian, Milky Lane & more! It will be a great evening out.

When: 9th December

Address: Gasworks Plaza, Newstead

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Twilight Christmas Markets, Carseldine

The Carseldine Twilight Christmas Markets will have a variety of enjoyable activities and attractions for the entire family. This includes a generous assortment of gift stalls and food among festive decorations and live music. Strive for your Santa bod with gourmet eats and sweets and get those stockings stocked with the goods from bespoke makers. Get ready to rock the night away with festive entertainment and live music.

When: 18th November

Address: 133 Dorville Road, Carseldine

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The Made Local Market

The Made Local in Bowen Hills will bring 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 will be something for both parents and children to enjoy. The event ran from the 18th to the 20th of November at the Brisbane Showgrounds.

When: 4th – 5th November

Address: 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills QLD 4006

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QAGOMA Christmas Design Market Weekend

Enjoy QAGOMA Store Christmas Design Market all weekend Sat 3 & Sun 4 Dec. Over two very special days they will be showcasing Brisbane’s best makers and their beautiful handmade goods, just for you. Carefully curated to include only the best makers in Queensland. Do all your Christmas shopping in one convenient location, from our diverse selection of handmade ceramics, jewellery, homewares, textiles and clothing.

When: 9th and 10th December

Address: GOMA, South Bank

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Pine Rivers Park Christmas Carols

Sit back, relax, and join in the caroling fun at the Pine Rivers Park Christmas Carols from 4pm. There will be lots of family-friendly entertainment on offer, so bring your best vocals and a blanket to spread out, relax and enjoy a magical evening. You can even do some last-minute Christmas gift shopping at the twilight markets or participate in the many free activities and workshops! 

When: 19th December

Address: Pine Rivers Park, Strathpine

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Twilight Markets Orion Springfield Lakes

Enjoy extra shopping options at Orion Springfield Lakes (and pick up last-minute Christmas bits) with the Christmas Twilight Markets filled with food, music, entertainment and so much more.

When: 22nd December

Address: 1 Main Street, Springfield Central QLD 4300

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The Beenleigh Twilight Markets

Families can look forward to plenty of exciting attractions and activities during the Beenleigh Twilight Markets. This includes 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 Beenleigh Twilight Market, head to the Beenleigh Town Square Markets Facebook page.

When: 17th November

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

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Portside Wharf Christmas Markets

The Portside Christmas Markets are run by The Market Folk and will be popping up throughout the Portside Wharf precinct leading toward the wharf and Brisbane River, showcasing a curated line-up of local businesses and live music. The Market Folk joins the Northshore Santa Boat Parade! Enjoy a movie at Dendy, grab lunch, a coffee or afternoon drinks by the river before or after the markets – the perfect weekend outing.

When: 3rd December

Address: Portside Wharf, Hamilton

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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 announcements of these events as the holiday season draws closer.

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