Christmas Markets Gold Coast to Byron Bay 2021

Christmas Markets Gold Coast to Byron Bay 2016 Christmas market stand with baubles
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Looking for the BEST Christmas Markets on the Gold Coast?

There is a certain something special about walking around Christmas Markets in the lead up to Christmas. 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. We’ve contacted all our friends and rounded up a comprehensive list of Christmas Markets from the Gold Coast, through Tweed and down to Byron Bay for you and your family in 2021.

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Christmas Markets 2020

Sunday 15 November

Artisan Fayre | Tamborine Mountain

Tamborine Mountains very own Artisan Fayre is a wonderful day full of art, entertainment, food, and more! The event showcases the best of the mountain and the Scenic Rim with plenty of handmade art and gifts. This promises to be a great day for the whole family so head along and support artists across all mediums at this year’s Artisan Fayre 

  • When: Sunday 15 November
  • Where: Tamborine Mountain Showgrounds
  • Time: 9am – 4pm

Friday 27 November

LORDS Christmas Markets | Pimpama

Enjoy a great community atmosphere while making an early start on your Christmas shopping! The LORDS Christmas Markets will offer some great gift ideas, food and even a free children’s Christmas movie. All welcome!

  • When: Friday 27 December
  • Where: Lutheran Ormeau Rivers District School
  • Time: 5pm-7pm

Sunday 29 November

Christmas Market | Tamborine Mountain

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: Sunday 29 December
  • Where: Tamborine State School
  • Time: 7am – 1pm

Saturday 5 December

Tugun Lights Up | Tugun

Tugun Lights Up returns this year for its eighth annual celebration! Picture streets lit up with colourful fairy lights and quality live music playing close to the beach. Dine under the stars at one of the fantastic local cafes or restaurants, check out the local window displays and special offers, or visit the Christmas market stalls. There will be plenty of children’s entertainment on offer throughout the program with Santa making a special appearance!
  • When: Saturday 5 December
  • Where: Toolona Street, Tugun
  • Time: 4pm – 8.30pm

Pacific Pines Christmas Carols | Pacific Pines

Head along and join in the Pacific Pines Christmas Carols at Central Park, where they will have rides for the kids, face painting, market stalls, food vendors, and great live entertainment.

  • When: Saturday 5 December
  • Where: Central Park, Hotham Drive, Pacific Pines
  • Time: 4pm – 8pm

Sunday 6 December

Art + Crafters Christmas Market | Benowa

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: Sunday 24 November

Where: Potters & Sculptors Corner, Benowa

Time: 9am – 2pm

Thursday 10 December

North Burleigh Carols by the Sea 2020 | North Burleigh

Enjoy a wonderful afternoon and evening of FREE Christmas entertainment and fun at Ed Hardy Park this December. ‘North Burleigh Carols by the Sea’ will provide a festive mixture of children’s activities, food trucks and markets from 4pm to 6pm; followed by Christmas staged entertainment including Carols, Community Groups and live music from 6pm to 8pm.
  • When: Thursday 10 December
  • Where: Ed Hardy Park, North Burleigh
  • Time: 4pm – 8pm

Thursday 24 December

Christmas is coming to Palm Beach Farmer’s Market

Head along on Christmas Eve and stock up ahead of the holiday festivities with this special Christmas edition of Palm Beach Farmers’ Market. All your favourite stallholders will be there, as well as special guest, Santa Claus! You’ll find Santa strolling through the market from 7am-10.30am.
  • When: Thursday 24 December
  • Where: Currumbin High School
  • Time: 6am – 11:30am

Christmas Markets not going ahead in 2020

  • Twilight Country Christmas Market – Numinbah Valley

  • Christmas Markets Broadwater Parklands

  • Kingscliff Night Markets

  • Coomera Waters Christmas Market & Twilight Event


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