The 2023 South Coast Christmas Market guide is here!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year 🎄 Finally a year we can celebrate Christmas, and what better way to celebrate than going to Christmas markets? We have done the research for you and found the local Christmas markets 🎅
Berry Grand Christmas Parade
The market offers handmade / hand-produced products, arts and crafts, locally grown vegetables and produce, collectables, books, plants, leather goods, clothing and many other interesting stalls to browse.
Dates: Sunday 9 December
Time: 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Website: Berry Markets
Culburra Beach Carols and Gift Fair
Join them for a Christmas Carols and Christmas Gift Markets Celebration at Culburra Beach.
Shop the local Christmas Gift Markets
Eat from local Cafe’s and Food Trucks
Set yourself up on the grass with the kids, friends and family
Light up your Christmas Candles
Enjoy the Live Christmas Carol songs – performances on stage.
Come and meet Santa Claus.
The 2022 Christmas Carols event is a free family-friendly event (please make a donation at the entrance gates) with lots of Christmas cheer, see you soon at Culburra Park.
Dates: Saturday 16 December
Time: Check closer to the date for times
Website: Culburra Beach Carol and gift fair
Gerringong Christmas Markets
A wonderful family event in beautiful Gerringong. The market has a large variety of stalls and includes many types of foods, including the famous Gerringong Pious Pies. Books, toys, arts and crafts, clothes and leather goods also exist. There are also mouth-watering egg and bacon rolls and lots of local produce. They also from time to time have entertainment and buskers . This vibrant market also has a playground to keep the kids happy while mum and dad took around the amazing range of stalls.
It is on the third Saturday of each month located in the park in the centre of the town.
Dates: Saturday 16 December
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Website: Gerringong Christmas Markets
The Illawarra “All I want for Christmas” Markets
The Illawarra “All I Want For Christmas” Market will help you tick off the last items on your Christmas Shopping List – and have a good time doing so! Between the beautiful boutique stalls, delicious food offerings, live music, photo opportunities, and a visit from Santa, there’s a little bit of something for everyone!
Dates: Saturday 16 December – Sunday 17 December
Time: 3:00 pm to the following afternoon.
The Pavilion Kiama Christmas Markets
Join us at The Pavilion Kiama for our annual Christmas Market on Thursday 16 November 2023 – 1pm to 7pm.
There will be an abundance of local market stalls with a wide variety of goods including hampers, chocolates, clothes, toys, jewellery and much more.
We will have Santa visiting along with face painting, henna tattoos and lots of yummy food.
Take your own photo with Santa between 2pm – 3pm and 5pm – 6pm.
Come along to The Pavilion for a fabulous afternoon of Christmas shopping and entertainment!
Dates: Thursday 16 December
Time: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Website: The Pavilion Kiama Christmas Markets
Bundeena Saltwater Christmas Markets
Bundeena Saltwater Market is run on the first Sunday of the month.
Come down and chill out in the picturesque coastal town of Bundeena. From Cronulla Wharf take a scenic ferry ride across the water to this hamlet in the Hacking. If coming by car enjoy a wonderful drive through the Royal National Park.
Just a short walk from Bundeena wharf you can drop by the local Saltwater Market featuring products from several local artists and natural product suppliers. And for the foodie, there’s freshly baked bread, specialty cheeses, and homemade jams and chutneys.
After the markets, stroll along the adjoining Hordern’s Beach or for the more adventurous enjoy a bushwalk in the stunning Royal National Park.
Then catch the ferry back home to end the perfect day.
Dates: Saturday 3 December
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Website: Bundeena Saltwater Christmas Markets
Nowra Christmas Wonderland
The 4th Annual Christmas Wonderland is coming again to the Nowra CBD as Junction Court transforms into a Christmas Wonderland. The elves have been busing creating an immersive walk-through Christmas World including a Santa Sleigh and reindeers, Christmas tree avenue, Nativity scene, lights and heaps of local entertainment.
Official opening is Thursday 14th December and the Wonderland will be open until Tuesday 26th December. It is open 24 / 7 and offers everyone the opportunity to immerse themselves in Christmas. There are many photo opportunities as you wander through Christmas avenue and you can even write a letter to Santa.
The Christmas Wonderland not only brings much wanted Christmas Cheer to the CBD during the day it also looks amazing at night when it is all lit up. You will need to come and visit many times. Family friendly, pet-friendly & wheelchair friendly – this free Christmas Wonderland really is for everyone to enjoy.
For all our families who only get together at Christmas time, the Wonderland will be open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & Boxing Day this year so we encourage you to gather the family & friends and come down to Junction Court to create some fantastic Christmas memories.
During the 12 days of the Christmas Wonderland we have a lot happening. Check out our socials to find out what’s on!
Dates: Thursday 14 December – Tuesday 26 December
Time: Open 24/7
Website: Nowra Christmas Wonderland