Best Christmas Markets on the Gold Coast for Kids

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Is there anything better than a Christmas market? Simply walking among the vibrant decorations is all that it takes to boost your Christmas spirit. Plus, it’s a great opportunity to browse the unique handmade goods, indulge in some festive flavours, and soak in the Christmas vibes. And luckily for Gold Coast, QLD families, there’s no shortage of markets to choose from.

Best Christmas Markets on the Gold Coast for Families

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If you’re looking for ways to celebrate the festive season in style, here is a list of the best Christmas markets on the Gold Coast for kids.

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

Burleigh Market – TBC for 2022

For those hoping to stock up on fresh produce leading up to Christmas Day, the Burleigh Night Market is worth a visit. The stalls are typically open from 7 am to 12 pm, offering visitors an impressive collection of delicious treats to satisfy the entire family. Not to mention, there’s live music and craft stalls for the kids to enjoy. See the Burleigh Markets Facebook page for potential updates on Burleigh Night Market.

When: 23rd December

Address: Burleigh Heads School Acc, Burleigh Heads QLD 4220, Australia

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Christmas Markets GC, Broadwater Parklands – TBC for 2022

Christmas Markets GC REheld in the Broadwater Parklands, with a generous mix of activities and entertainment for families to enjoy. Kids could look forward to a free Christmas movie, food trucks, entertaining activities, and the arrival of Santa in a helicopter. Free entry and free Santa photos were also available. See the Christmas Markets GC Facebook page for further updates.

When: 17-19nd December

Address: Marine Parade, Southport QLD 4215

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HOTA Christmas Twilight Markets – TBC for 2022

HOTA Market’s FIRST annual Christmas Twilight Market! Debuting a Christmas Spectacular of the region’s best gourmet street eats, decadent desserts, bespoke boutiques, and one of a kind gift finds, all under twinkling festoon lights! Wind your way through the market lanes to the sweet serenades of stunning live music, spot roving performers, snap a selfie with an elfie… or meet the big man himself – SANTA will be visiting to add Christmas magic to the market.

When: 10th December

Address: HOTA, 135 Bundall Road, Surfers Paradise

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Surfers Paradise Christmas Twilight Markets – TBC for 2022

Celebrate your spot on the nice list at Surfers Paradise Twilight Markets. Shop the ultimate stocking stuffers from our curated collection of makers and their bespoke goods! Get into the Christmas spirit under the twinkling lights and rock around to some jingling tunes!

When: 11th December

Where: The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise

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Cooly Christmas Festival And Markets – TBC for 2022

The Cooly Christmas Festival And Markets are always an entertaining day out the entire family canenjoy. Parents and kids can browse through the extensive maze of markets or lounge on a picnic blanket and listen to the live music. Plus, with a collection of food and drink stalls located nearby, the venture isall the more enjoyable. For possible announcements of Cooly Christmas Festival And Markets, see the Design Collective Markets Facebook page.

When: TBC

Address: Stapylton Street, Coolangatta, Queensland, 4225 Australia

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The Goddess Gathering Pop-Up Market, Currumbin – TBC for 2022

The Goddess Gathering Pop-Up Market was first hosted in 2018, offering local families the chance to browse through its extensive list of stalls for all sorts of handmade goods. With the variety on offer, picking up a unique gift was as simple as ever. This is a fantastic option when hunting for the best Christmas markets on the Gold Coast with kids. For possible announcements or updates for Goddess Gathering Pop-Up Market in Currumbin, see the Goddess Gathering Facebook page.

When: TBC

Address: 1/ 37 Currumbin Creek Road, Currumbin, Queensland, Australia, 4223.

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Hide And Seek Market, Robina – TBC for 2022

This market will showcase quality goods that come directly from local designers and makers who are right there in their stalls for all your questions and praise. You will find the perfect Christmas gifts for all the children in your lives PLUS have an amazing day out with the kids enjoying everything the Historic Rivermill has to offer.

When: 5th December

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Address: Robina High School

GCGIB Christmas Markets, Southport – TBC for 2022

The Gold Coast Girls In Business held their first-ever Christmas market, with over 40 local market stalls, food trucks, and more, with free entry also on offer. For the kids, face painting, a kid’s zone, karate demonstrations, and more were available. Head over to the Gold Coast Girls In Business website for potential announcements or updates of Christmas Market.

When: TBC

Address: Olsen & Musgrave Avenue, Southport, Queensland 4210, Australia

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Robina Community Carols And Twilight Markets – TBC for 2022

The Robina Community Carols And Twilight Markets took place at the Robina State School, offering families a wide assortment of markets to browse. Alongside the markets were plenty of other enticing activities and attractions for kids to enjoy, including food stalls, festive carols, exciting raffles, and heaps more. Head to the Robina State School Facebook page for potential announcements of Robina Community Carols And Twilight Market.

When: TBC

Address: 1-13 Killarney Avenue, Robina

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Beard Dragon Twilight Markets – TBC for 2022

This market encompasses all that the country is and promotes the beautiful region, art, talents, local crafted beer, wine as well as great family fun. There will be live music on the Main Stage, pony rides, Santa’s Elf Workshop with kids activities and letters to Santa. Support the Local Tamborine Rural Fire Brigade and Wildlife Charities and many local small businesses, artists and crafts people who really need your support.

When: 29th November

Address:2 Tamborine Mountain Road, Tamborine, Queensland

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The Village Markets, Burleigh – TBC for 2022

Located within the Burleigh Heads State School are the Village Markets – a popular spot for Gold Coast families to snag a unique gift for the holiday season. The events includes a blend of elements both parents and children could easily enjoy, including a wide array of stalls to browse, food trucks, and heaps more.

When: 5th and 19th December

Address: Lower Gold Coast Highway, Burleigh Heads, Queensland, 4220

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Mount Tamborine Christmas Market – TBC for 2022

Situated on the beautiful Tamborine Mountain, explore this wonderfully diverse, character-filled market. 125 stalls will be setup on the day with arts and crafts, fresh produce, plants, books, clothing, vintage items, collectibles, jewellery, bric a brac, candles, crystals…. the list is endless and always evolving. Whether you are browsing or buying, come along and treat yourself to delicious food while enjoying live music and the friendly mountain atmosphere. It’s a great way to spend a Sunday!

When: 28th November

Address: 67-87 Holt Road, North Tamborine, Queensland, Australia

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Pottsville Street Food Fiesta And Family Fun Night – TBC for 2022

The Pottsville Street Food Fiesta And Family Fun Night ran from 4 pm to 8 pm, offering families an entertaining mix of activities to enjoy together. Parents could bring along a picnic blanket, sit back, and enjoy live music alongside some delicious food. The event was hosted by the Design Collective Markets – head to the Facebook page for potential announcements of Pottsville Street Food Fiesta And Family Fun Night.

When: TBC

Address: Charles Street, Pottsville, Queensland, Australia

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Christmas Art And Crafter’s Market – TBC for 2022

Gold Coast Potters are happy to present their Christmas Market. The perfect place to find unique handcrafted gifts for Christmas including ceramics, jewellery, glass, sculpture, and textiles. Enjoy live music, delicious food and pottery throwing demonstrations on the day.

When: December 5

Address: 173 Ashmore Rd, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217

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Best Christmas Markets on the Gold Coast for Kids

The Gold Coast is home to an extensive list of festive markets, helping to get families in the spirit for the festive season. Both parents and children can stroll among the vibrant decorations, browsing the wide array of stalls while uncovering some perfect gift options for those hard-to-buy-for family members.

Otherwise, families can take a step back and relax while listening to live music and enjoying some delicious food. If you’re looking for some entertaining Gold Coast Christmas markets, keep your ears to the ground for some possible 2022 announcements of these events as the holiday season draws closer.

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