Pick up a one of a kind gift at Christmas Markets

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10 Oct 2023
Discover Ipswich, Staff Writer

Celebrate Christmas in Ipswich and get your gift buying done at the same time with these great markets and events in the lead up to Christmas.

Summer Land Camels Christmas Markets

Summer Land Camels products

Get a start on your Christmas shopping at the Summer Land Camels Christmas Market!  The markets are free entry and feature local producers and businesses as well as Summer Land Camels cheese, milk and vodka.

Eat, shop for Christmas gifts, have a great time with friends, enjoy stunning views from the property, and relax to the sounds of a local entertainer while you browse through the many stalls.

There will be a competition on the day with fantastic prizes up for grabs – look out for posters with QR codes at the entry and around the farm!

And be on the look out for a very special guest appearance by Santa, as well as camel rides on the day – Saturday November 4 from 8:30am – 2:00pm.

The Handmade Expo pre-Christmas mega market

On Saturday November 11, The Handmade Expo is holding a mega pre-Christmas market.  There will be over 130 beautiful handmade stalls, showcasing locally made, grown and baked goods all at Tulmur Place.  Enjoy live music, food trucks, picnic areas, water play area, face painting, live music and much more!

Christmas Market at The Soul Nook Collective

Timber n Tails will be at The Soul Nook Collective Christmas markets with their pup-inspired Christmas ornaments

The Soul Nook Collective’s annual Christmas Market will be held on Saturday November 25, from 9am-2pm.

You will find artisan wares, food trucks, interactive stalls, entertainment and a mocktail bar at these stylish markets.

Find the market at The Soul Nook Collective, 89-93 Queen St, Marburg.

Marburg Christmas Carnival

Christmas Carnival

A Christmas Carnival at the Marburg Show Grounds will feature market stalls, rides, an animal farm, face painting, games and fireworks.

Head down on Saturday December 2 from 4pm-8pm at 45-55 Queen St, Marburg.  Santa will also make an appearance.

Holly Jolly Christmas Markets

Ipswich Twilight Markets

A special Christmas Twilight market will be held on Saturday December 2 from 4pm-9pm at the Ipswich Showgrounds.  Get into the festive spirit with enchanting Christmas decorations, glittering festive lights, free activities, amusement rides, entertainment and a visit from Santa.

Handmade expo Christmas Extravaganza

Handmade Markets

The Handmade Expo is holding one last chance to stock up on artisan and locally hand made goodies before Christmas.  This Christmas market will be held on Saturday December 2 from 9am-1pm at Tulmur Place.

Doll Market Day

Monster high barbie Bratz Doll mixie rare

Celebrate the start of the holidays with other Monster High and fashion doll fans at Arttime Gallery’s doll market day.  Sell anything Monster High and fashion doll related (Bratz, LOL, OMG, Barbie) including your own custom dolls and art, on December 3 from 9am-12pm.

Ripley Markets

Ripley markets

The last Ripley Markets before Christmas are being held on December 9 from 3pm-8pm. There will be stalls with plants, jewellery, art and more, as well as food trucks at this relaxed, dog friendly market.

Springfield Markets

Christmas wreaths by Chezza's (Christmas Factory) are available at the Springfield Markets.

The Springfield Markets at Robelle Domain are taking place on Sunday December 17, with artisan stalls, music, food and more.  Regular stall holders products range from Christmas decorations to terrariums, plants and handmade fairy houses, spices, jams and oils, flowers, cleaning products, hair accessories, toys and crystals, honey products and baked treats.

Christmas-themed Quibble Market

Quibble Market

The Quibble Market will host a market on December 17 from 8am-12pm that has a Christmas flavour.  Head into the Ipswich Showgrounds for pre-loved women’s, men’s and children’s clothing and accessories, coffee and food will also be available.

Riverlink Christmas Market

Small Wonders by Bec's handmade Christmas decorations and gifts available at the Riverlink Market Zone.

Pick up a few last minute gifts at the Riverlink Christmas Market on Thursday December 21.  This special market is being held from 9am to 10pm with a selection of unique crafts, market stalls and live music.

Twilight Markets at Orion Springfield Central

Orion Markets

The annual Twilight Markets at Orion Springfield Central are set to be held on Friday December 22.  The markets will start at 9am and run until midnight, coinciding with late night trade at the shopping centre, great for last minute gifts!

Enjoy these Christmas themed markets filled with food, music, entertainment and more.  Find the markets on Main Street.

If you’re hosting a Christmas market in Ipswich this year submit your event to our page here to let people know it’s on.

Discover Ipswich Staff Writer
Rocky the Rock Wallaby is a Sagittarius who lives at the Ipswich Nature Centre and often contributes to Discover Ipswich in his spare time. When he's not busy showing tourists around, blogging or hanging out with his cute and fluffy mates at the Nature Centre, he likes to hit the gym for a leg session, graze on quinoa salad and ponder the possibilities of the universe.

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