The Most Magical Christmas Markets To Close Off The Season

Cool Sh*t, Events, Food Guide, Guide, Sydney / 21 December 2023

Tis the season to shop til you drop!

There are some things that just really get you into the festive spirit; hot chocolate, carols, baking and of course the Christmas markets in Sydney!

Packed full of festive treats, customised gifts, handmade crafts and holiday decorations there’s a wide variety of holly jolly venues to choose from before Santa visits.

Traditional wooden huts with festive clothes at Le Jolly Christmas Market.
Le Jolly Market

Get ready to experience the enchanting Le Jolly Market, Sydney’s beloved French Christmas market, returning from December 15 to 22. Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere with charming wooden huts, twinkling Christmas lights, and snowfall in the heart of summer. The market boasts 5 wine bars and 40 vendors, offering locally sourced artisan products that will transport you to the magical Le Jolly Market promises six enchanting Christmas nights filled with premium wines, gourmet food, and artisanal gifts. As you wander through the authentic wood hut chalets, take in the dazzling Christmas decor, fairy lights, and candles by the giant Customs House Christmas tree, and make sure to snap a selfie with Santa!

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Sydney Fish Market 36-Hour Seafood Marathon

Dive into the festive spirit at Sydney Fish Market’s 36-Hour Seafood Marathon, a seafood lover’s dream with an ocean of fresh catches to make your Christmas feast unforgettable. From 5:00 am on Saturday, December 23, until 5:00 pm on Sunday, December 24, immerse yourself in the vibrant market atmosphere. With over 100,000 visitors expected, explore a sea of options, from classic barramundi and lobster to budget-friendly delights like School Whiting and Gurnard. For a hassle-free experience, pre-order or opt for home delivery. Make it a festive seafood celebration at Sydney Fish Market, Bank Street, Pyrmont, NSW 2009.

Le Jolly Market Christmas Markets Lobster Roll

Le Jolly Market

Experience the enchantment of Sydney’s Le Jolly Market, an 8-night Christmas celebration from December 15th to December 22nd at the Customs House Forecourt, Circular Quay. The magical ambience includes twinkling lights, live music, falling snow, and a towering Christmas tree. This anticipated market features wooden huts with artisanal treasures, delectable food, exquisite wines, and live performances. For last-minute gifts or self-indulgence, the Jolly Market offers a chalet village with 35 local artisans, each providing a fantastic gift option under $20. Enjoy Italian happy-hour delights, including Prosecco, cocktails, beers, champagne, and bites like bruschetta with fresh mozzarella & basil. Elevate your shopping experience with premium wines and indulge in a foodie Christmas feast, from lobster rolls to Gnocchi Gnocchi Brothers’ creamy pasta. Don’t miss traditional European treats like baguettes filled with raclette and irresistible sweets like gingerbread men. The Jolly Market is your destination for a festive night out filled with joy, delectable treats, and unique finds. Cheers to the holiday season!

Carriageworks Christmas Markets for Sydney Christmas Markets 2023

Carriageworks Christmas Markets

Seeking a pre-Christmas culinary haven and unique gift haven? The Carriageworks Christmas Market on December 23rd bursts with over 100 stalls, offering fresh produce for the big day, think mangoes, cherries, and oysters alongside classics such as glazed ham and figgy pudding, plus unexpected delights, we can’t go past the vegan roasts. Discover food-related gift treasures, sip festive cocktails, and soak in the joyous atmosphere. It’s your one-stop shop for a delicious and joyful pre-Christmas celebration.