Ultimate Guide To The Best Sydney Christmas Markets 2022

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Sydney Christmas Markets 2022 are the best places to find unique handcrafted Christmas gifts for the difficult to buy for people on your Christmas list.

Visiting Sydney’s best Christmas markets is a family friendly, fun Sydney Christmas activity that is sure to get you into the festive spirit with their twinkling Christmas lights, Christmas carols playing, stalls filled with delicious Christmas foods and Christmas hampers, handcrafted Christmas decorations, Christmas candles and live Christmas entertainment. Santa can often be spotted wandering around the Christmas markets in Sydney too.

Christmas markets originated in Germany with the German Christmas Markets but can now be found all around the world including Sydney.

To help you find the best Sydney Christmas markets 2022 we’ve done the research and identified all the best annual Christmas markets, described what each of these Sydney Xmas markets is best known for and listed the dates and times they will be open this year. Some dates and times are still to be confirmed with the market organisers but as soon as we are advised of the dates we will share them with you in this guide. You can check out the dates and times in our best Christmas markets Sydney table below.

Note that not all Christmas Markets happen in December. Christmas in July markets are fun and festive to enjoy visiting too.

Best Sydney Christmas Markets

Best Sydney Christmas Markets 2022 Table Of Dates & Times

To make it easier for you to find the best Sydney Christmas Market to suit your schedule whether you are looking for the best twilight Christmas market, the best night Christmas market, the best weekend Christmas market or the best Xmas Markets Sydney on a suitable date for you, check out our table below which lists the best Sydney Xmas Markets and their respective dates and times.

More information is provided below about each Christmas Market and Christmas craft fair listed in this table, including links to their official websites.

All the information in this list of Christmas Markets in Sydney 2022 is accurate at the time of writing. We will be continuing to update and add to this list of markets in Sydney as more Xmas markets 2022 are confirmed.

If you are aware of an additional Sydney Christmas Market 2022 that should be included into this guide please let me know about it in the comments at the end.

CHRISTMAS MARKET2022 DATESTIME
Artisan Market GlebeSaturday 10 December 202210am – 3pm
Cambridge Christmas Markets
– various locations across Sydney including:
Moore Park, Pittwater & Wentworth Park
TBCTBC
German International School Sydney (GISS)
Christmas Market
Friday 19 August 2022
Saturday 20 August 2022
5pm – 9pm
4pm – 9pm
Mosman Christmas Night MarketTBC4.30pm – 9pm
Sydney Fish Market 36 Hour Seafood Marathon23 December 2022 to
24 December 2022
5am 23 Dec to
5pm 24 Dec
The Rocks Christmas MarketFridays, Saturdays & Sundays
in December.
Fridays:
4-9pm
Saturdays:
10am – 9pm
Sundays:
10am – 6pm

Best Christmas Markets Sydney 2022

Artisans Market Glebe Christmas Market 2022

Artisan Markets Glebe

When my son moved to Glebe last year he introduced me to the Artisans Market Glebe. The Glebe Artisans Market showcases local designers and makers. It has the reputation of being the best artisan markets Sydney wide.

Buying your Christmas gift from the Artisans Market Glebe Christmas Market is a win – win situation. Not only are you buying a unique high quality Australian handmade gift that your gift recipient will no doubt love but the Artisans Market Glebe is a non profit association run by volunteers that makes donations to schools and charities in the Glebe area. Each Christmas gift you purchase at these markets will be assisting the local Glebe community.

The Artisans Market Glebe includes a high quality mix of homewares, fashion, jewellery, art, beauty products and more. I love that everything sold is handmade by the stallholders.

Address: Dr H J Foley Rest Park, corner of Glebe Point Road & Bridge Road, Glebe

Date: Saturday 10 December 2022

Time: 10am – 3pm

Website: www.artisansmarketglebe.org.au

Cambridge Christmas Markets 2022

Cambridge Ultimate Christmas Market

The Cambridge Christmas markets are held in several locations across Sydney including the well know Christmas Markets Moore Park. They consist of more than 150 stalls including boutique fashions, unique homewares, food including artisanal producers, farm fresh produce and an abundance of festive foodie favourites such as Christmas puddings, Christmas cakes, Christmas cupcakes, gingerbread houses, Christmas cookies, Christmas rocky road and fresh cherries.

Addresses: The Entertainment Quarter, 122 Lang Rd, Moore Park

Pittwater Christmas Market at Winnererremy Bay, Mona Vale

Wentworth Point Market, Marina Square, Wentworth Place, Wentworth Point

Dates: To Be Confirmed

Time: To Be Confirmed

Website: cambridgemarkets.com.au

GISS German Christmas Markets Sydney 2022

In exciting news the German International School Sydney (GISS) is hosting another of it’s amazing German Christmas Markets this year. This Christmas market is modelled on European Christmas markets and there is plenty there for both children and adults to enjoy.

The school transforms into a magical Winter wonderland with numerous fairy light covered open-air market stalls containing high quality craftwork, German style handmade ornaments, festive decorations, candles and wooden art to buy to start your Christmas shopping early this year.

There’s also loads of food stalls serving a banquet of hearty traditional German food and drink as well as delicious giant pretzels, roasted almonds and mulled wine.

Highlights for the children include roasting giant marshmallows and a lantern walk. There is also plenty of Christmas entertainment, games and rides for the children. This is definitely the best Christmas market in Sydney for kids.

Address: 33 Myoora Rd, Terrey Hills

Date: Friday 19 August 2022 & Saturday 20 August 2022

Time: Friday 5pm – 9pm, Saturday 4pm – 9pm

Website: https://www.germanschoolsydney.com/en/news/events

Mosman Christmas Market 2022

Mosman Christmas Markets

The Christmas Mosman Market is an Artisans Market with an eclectic variety of over 130 stalls including jewellery, textiles, ceramics, homewares, fashion, skincare and gourmet food.

This Mosman twilight market has a vibrant festive atmosphere with all it’s sparkling Christmas lights and is the perfect twilight Christmas market for finding an exquisite handmade gift or Fair Trade item.

Address: Mosman Square and Village Green, Spit Junction

Date: To Be Confirmed

Time: 4.30pm – 9pm

Website: https://events.mosman.nsw.gov.au

Sydney Fish Market 36 Hour Seafood Marathon 2022

Sydney Fish Market 36 Hours Seafood Marathon
(Image: Sydney Fish Market Facebook)

Due to the often hot Christmas Day temperatures in Sydney more and more families are opting for seafood, and especially fresh prawn Christmas Day feasts instead of the more traditional hot Christmas meals.

In fact, according to the Australia Prawns Farmers Association a massive 6 million kilograms of prawns are sold in Australia during the Christmas season. To cater for this huge demand the Sydney Seafood Markets are open for 36 hours straight in the lead up to Christmas.

In addition to containing six seafood retailers, the seafood markets also contain a butcher, greengrocer, bakery, bottle shop, deli and gift shop so you can get all your Christmas produce as well as some last minute presents, from this one marathon Christmas market.

Santa often makes an appearance at these markets too.

Address: Corner of Pyrmont Bridge Rd & Bank St, Pyrmont

Date & Time: 5am Friday 23 December 2022 to 5pm Saturday 24 December 2022

Website: www.sydneyfishmarket.com.au/christmas

The Rocks Christmas Markets 2022

The Rocks Christmas Markets are one of the most popular Christmas Markets in Sydney. I visit these Christmas markets every year, not only to buy unique artisanal Christmas gifts and delicious food treats for my family and friends, but also to soak up the joyous Christmas atmosphere at these markets. I love the decorated Christmas tree near the entrance of these markets.

The Rocks Night Markets and surrounding cobbled have some of the best Christmas lights and Christmas decorations in Sydney. The historic streets and laneways transform into a winter wonderland with ornament adorned Christmas trees, twinkling lights, shiny stars and even a giant snow globe.

Roving entertainers such as elves on stilts and lit up angels wander through these markets delighting shoppers. There is also live music, Christmas DJs on Fridays and Saturdays, and delicious holiday themed gourmet street food.

I recommend visiting The Rocks Christmas Markets as a must do Christmas activity.

Address: George St, Playfair St and Jack Mundey Place, The Rocks

Dates: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in December

Times: Fridays: 4-9pm, Saturdays: 10am – 9pm, Sundays: 10am – 6pm

Website: https://www.therocks.com/whats-on

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