UPDATED DAILY: Christmas Markets Brisbane 2021
There is a certain something special about walking around the best Christmas Markets Brisbane has to offer in the lead up to Christmas. Christmas Market shopping is a worldwide tradition steeped in history and it’s one we love!
Even without a lot of cash to splash the ambiance of the event, the spirit of the people, and (more often than not) the scent of Christmas in the air is enough to put you and your kids in a fantastic mood for the rest of the day or night.
If you would like to add your Brisbane Christmas markets to our list, please email Natalie – Listings@FamiliesMagazine.com.au
Christmas Markets Brisbane in November 2020
Saturday 14 November
Kuraby Christmas Twilight Markets | Kuraby
Your presents is required, snow don’t be late! It’s almost time for the return of the huge Kuraby Christmas Twilight Markets from 4pm on Friday the 13th of November. It’s hard not to be elfish with the huge array of gourmet food, gifts and entertainment on offer… you’ll be sure to find the perfect stuffers for those stockings. With over 100 specialty stalls, FREE parking and entry, yule be sorry if you miss their biggest and best Christmas event yet.
- Where: 1342 Beenleigh Road, Kuraby. Next to the Wally Tate Park.
- Time: 4pm – 9pm
Love Handmade Christmas Market | Margate
- Where: Humpybong Oval, Margate
- Time: 8am – 1pm
Thursday 19 November
The Home Collective Christmas Collection | Wavell Heights
The Home Collective Markets are known for bringing together some of South East Queensland’s best small businesses, that feature a gorgeous array of home and garden products. Their upcoming Christmas Collection will include 60 stalls for you to enjoy including their awesome food trucks! You’ll need to make a gold coin donation at the gate to support Animal Welfare League QLD.
- Where: Wavell Heights Community Hall, 175 Edinburgh Castle Road
- Time: 5pm-9pm
Friday 20 November
Beenleigh Christmas Twilight Markets | Beenleigh
The Beenleigh Night Markets are ringing in the festive season and bringing back their much loved FREE Christmas Twilight markets! Held on a wonderful summer evening in November, The Beenleigh Christmas Twilight Markets will be the best way to do your holiday shopping while enjoying a night out with wonderful food, drink, kids activities and great entertainment to party into the festive spirit! Find out more here.
- Where: 1 Kent Street, Beenleigh
- Time: 5pm – 9pm
Saturday 21 November
Rotary Club of Mount Gravatt Christmas Markets | Mt Gravatt
- Where: Mt Gravatt Showgrounds
- Time: 4pm to 9pm
Christmas Market 2020 | Chermside
- Where: All Saints Anglican Church, 501 Hamilton Road, Chermside
- Time: 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Friday 27 November
UQ Christmas Market | St Lucia
- Where: Forgan Smith Lawns, St Lucia Campus
- Time: 4pm-8pm
Saturday 28 November
BrisStyle Twilight Market | Brisbane CBD
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!
- Where: King George Square
- Time: 4pm-9pm
Milton Christmas Twilight Markets | Milton
- Where: Cribb Street, Milton
- Time: 4pm – 10pm
- Entry: $2 at the gate
Sunday 29 November
Coochiemudlo Island Christmas Markets | Coochiemudlo Island
The Coochiemudlo Island Christmas Markets are great markets to stock up on presents, right next to the water in a pleasant atmosphere and with great food & drink, both on and off the market. Excellent music will drift past as you take in the relaxed island vibe before the mad Christmas rush.
- Where: Coochiemudloo Island
- Time: 8am – 1:30pm
Caboolture Christmas Carols | Caboolture
Celebrate the festive season at Centenary Lakes Park with Christmas Carols, markets and food trucks, a visit from Santa and fireworks! Register for your FREE tickets here.
Where: Centenary Lakes Park, Caboolture
Time: 3 – 8pm
Christmas Markets Brisbane in December 2020
Friday 4 December
Jingle all the Bay 2020 | Sandgate
Celebrate Christmas on the Bayside with a festive street party and Christmas parade. Jingle all the Bay is proudly presented by the Sandgate and Districts Chamber of Commence. Enjoy live entertainment, a Meet and Greet with Santa, Winter Wonderland Laneway, food and Christmas markets, Whoville Themed area with entertainment, heaps of FREE activities for the kids, amusement rides, and an animal farm. Don’t miss the Christmas Street Parade at 7pm!
- Where: Einbunpin Lagoon, Sandgate
- Time: 6pm – 9pm
Saturday 5 December
Brisbane Eco Living Christmas Market 2020 | Bowen Hills
The Brisbane Eco Living Festival is an outdoor marketplace buzzing with the perfect gifts for Christmas and the latest in the eco industry. Head along to enjoy food trucks (all sustainable + vegan options), Eco market stallholders, live music from locals & schools, workshops and seminars plus tiny homes on display. Tickets are $6.36 per person and children under 14 are free with a paying adult. This event is running Sat 5 Dec – Sun 6 Dec.
- Where: Brisbane Showground, Bowen Hills
- Time: 1pm-4pm
Community Christmas Carols & Markets | Underwood
You are invited to attend the Community Christmas Carols event at Underwood Park, Rochedale. This FREE family event will include carol singing, market stalls, and fun family activities. Bring your family, bring your friends and come enjoy a night of community Christmas fun! Find more details here.
- Where: Underwood Park, Rochedale
- Time: 4pm – 8pm
QAGOMA Christmas Design Market | South Brisbane
The QAGOMA Christmas Design Market is back and bigger than ever, with more than 50 of the best local independent artisans! Treat yourself and those you love to a handmade gift this Christmas – shop a diverse selection of handmade ceramics, jewellery, homewares, textiles, and clothing. Most stallholders will have EFTPOS facilities, but some may not, so bring cash with you just in case. Don’t forget to visit the QAGOMA Store for a huge range of books, art merchandise and designer gifts.
- Where: Gallery of Modern Art Forecourt, South Brisbane
- Time: 9am – 4pm
Our Community Christmas Markets | Slacks Creek
- Where: Slacks Creek Rugby League Club
- Time: 3pm – 8pm
Nundah Christmas Twilight Markets | Nundah
Make a list, check it twice and hurry down the chimney to Nundah Christmas Twilight Markets on December 5. From 4pm ’til 10pm you can chow down on some gourmet eats and drinks, stuff your Christmas stockings with unique, handmade gifts, shimmy to live music and tire the kids out with elf-approved fun! $2 per person to enter.
- Where: Station Street, Nundah
- Time: 4pm-10pm
Sunday 6 December
North Lakes Christmas Carols | North Lakes
With lots of family-friendly entertainment on offer, everyone can get into the spirit of the season while enjoying performances by local community groups and schools. The North Lakes Christmas Carols will feature plenty of free activities and workshops, roving performers and FUN! You can even do some last-minute Christmas gift shopping at the twilight markets.
- Where: Kinsellas Park, Innovation Place, North Lakes
- Time: 3pm – 8pm
Victoria Point Christmas Markets | Thornlands
- Where: Faith Lutheran College, Thornlands
- Time: 8am-1pm
Christmas Twilight Markets | Tanah Merah
This isn’t your ordinary Christmas market! It’s a Christmas Twilight Market Spectacular! Kicking off at 5pm, the markets will include stalls selling fresh produce, handcrafted gifts, boutique clothing and mouth-watering food. PLUS the lighting of a 5ft Christmas tree, Christmas Carols by renowned Opera Singer Lisa Lockland-Bell and a special guest appearance by Santa himself!
- Where: Dunamis Church, Tanah Merah
- Time: 5pm-7pm
Saturday 12 December
Flagstone Twilight Markets & Community Carols | Flagstone
Flagstone Twilight Markets will return in collaboration with a carol event on Saturday 12 December 2020. Browse the boutique and handmade market stallholders to find great gift ideas just in time for Christmas. Delicious food trucks will be at the event to fill hungry tummies and Santa will be making a visit too! Enjoy the magical Christmas spirit as you listen and sing-a-long to your favourite Christmas carols.
- Where: Flagstone State School
- Time: 5pm-8:30pm
The Village Christmas Market | Beenleigh
- Where: Beenleigh Historical Village & Museum
- Time: 7am-12:30pm
Sunday 13 December
Redcliffe Christmas Carols | Redcliffe
Celebrate the festive season with the annual Redcliffe Christmas Carols at Dolphins Stadium with twilight markets, food stalls, Christmas Carols and more!
- Where: Dolphins Stadium, Redcliffe
- Time: 3pm-8pm
Friday 18 December
Christmas Twilight Market | Sandgate
Get your cringe-worthy Christmas earrings on and bring your family down to the markets for groovy music, great community catch-ups, and a specialty menu from Capulet! Curating the best vintage sellers, rack stalls & local makers in the one place. Get the event details here.
- Where: Capulet & Co, Sandgate
- Time: 5pm-9pm
Saturday 19 December
Christmas Carnival 2020 | Sandstone Point
Brace your elves! The annual Christmas Carnival is coming to Sandstone Point Hotel on Saturday 19th December! From 12 noon enjoy markets, food stalls, kids rides, entertainment, Christmas carols, fireworks, and of course a visit from Santa! Get your tickets here.
- Where: Sandstone Point Hotel
- Time: 12pm – 8:30pm
Sunday 20 December
Pine Rivers Park Christmas Carols | Strathpine
Sit back, relax, and join in the caroling fun at the Pine Rivers Park Christmas Carols from 3pm. 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!
- Where: Pine Rivers Park, Strathpine
- Time: 3pm-8pm
Tuesday 22 December
The Collective Markets Christmas Edition | South Bank
The Collective Markets will return to their home on Little Stanley Street and Stanley Street Plaza from 10am- 10pm to showcase a wealth of Christmas gifts and bites by independent retailers, unique to South Bank.
- Where: Little Stanley Street and Stanley Street Plaza, South Bank
- Time: 10am-10pm
Wednesday 23 December
Festive Fresh Markets | Rocklea
- Where: Brisbane Markets, 250 Sherwood Road, Rocklea
- Time: 3pm-8pm
- Find out more here.
Christmas Markets not going ahead in 2020 due to COVID
To the best of our knowledge the following Christmas Markets are not going ahead in 2020:
- Mater Private Hospital Redland Auxiliary’s Christmas Market
- Karuna Christmas Market. This year’s event will be held online only. Find out more here.
- Brisbane Fair Trade Christmas Market