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The Handmade Christmas Market | Handmade Canberra | Friday, 08. December 2017

Canberra's award winning Handmade Market brings together talented artists, designers & producers from all over Australia to showcase their handmade designs.

Our Christmas Market is coming up: For the very first time we will be open on the Friday Night, 5pm - 9pm and Saturday & Sunday 10am - 4pm. Located at Exhibition Park in Canberra. Parking and entry are free.

The Handmade Market is an indoor event to showcase over 260 Australian creative businesses. All products on sale are Australian made and designed. Shop with us to support Australian designers and find something unique, well priced, where you can meet the maker. We have everything from fashion, furniture, sculpture, ceramics, children’s toys and clothing, jewellery and accessories and including our indoor gourmet food & wine pavilion.

The market is held at EPIC, Exhibition Park in Canberra. You can drive to the venue, there is lots of parking including coach parking & a large disabled parking area. ATMs are located on site. There is public transport to the event. Entry to the venue is from Northbourne Ave or Morisset Road.

Unfortunately we do not have wheelcharis for hire. We can only allow service dogs at the venue.

Entry to the market is FREE but please support our door greeters, Send Hope not Flowers, with a gold coin donation if you can. (Each event supports a different charity.)
  • Heading to Handmade this weekend? Here are the entries, road closures etc from EPIC staff.
  • EKKK 2 SLEEPS until our Christmas Market that also includes the TWILIGHT session on Friday 8th December from 5pm until 9pm plus Sat & Sun 10am - 4pm. Come and enjoy Christmas shopping at Canberra’s creative market with 260 stalls, all indoors. Parking & entry are free. Exhibition Park in Canberra.
  • Are you on Instagram? Would you like to win $500 to spend at Handmade this weekend? If you answered yes to both of these questions you are in luck. Our clever stallholders are running an "instaloop" giveaway of $500 worth of vouchers to spend at Handmade Market this weekend. Head to Instagram and find @postcards_from_aloysius to start. Good luck.
  • @cookiesandco are very excited to be heading to Canberra for the Christmas market. Not only will we have our well know cookie dough to bake at home, we will also have our edible cookie dough, Christmas cookie range and wait for it.......Christmas puddings!!!!!!!
  • Hi Wondering whether you may have stalls still available? If so can you please PM me information. Thank you
  • Can’t go. Will be camping first and then off to NZ!
  • Will all stall holders be there on Friday evening?
  • Will there be any hand made Christmas puddings? I didn't get around to making one this year.
  • THIS WEEKEND- There is a lot of road works around the venue, travel tips for this weekend: 1. Be patient 2. Follow the parking signs 3. If coming from Gungahlin access is from Flemington Rd into EPIC gates 1 or 2 4. If coming from the city or Sydney directions access at Sterling Ave or Old Well Station Rd 5. Parking is on the arena, follow the signs 6. Bus stops on Flemington Rd will be running all weekend, in both directions 7. Be patient, play Christmas carols, smile a lot. It WILL be busy & there are road works galore, just follow the signs and all will be good. 😊
  • The ACT division of Australian Red Cross will be providing a gift wrapping service at the Christmas Handmade markets on December 8, 9 & 10. All funds raised from this service will assist in supporting Food Pantry. The wrapping service will be located in the foyer of the market.
  • You will not go hungry at Handmade. Come for dinner Friday night, 5-9pm or just eat all day Saturday & Sunday 10-4. December 8, 9 & 10. Exhibition Park in Canberra Entry is free.
  • Looking for traditional gingerbread for Christmas this year? Homemade Sweet Delights will have their amazing gingerbread houses, large and small & gingerbread people at our December 8, 9 & 10 Handmade Market.
  • Our Christmas Market includes a TWILIGHT session on Friday 8th December from 5pm until 9pm plus Sat & Sun 10am - 4pm. Come and enjoy a glass of something festive, taste, try the food and complete your Christmas shopping at Canberra’s creative market with 260 stalls.
  • Create a beautiful & fun Handmade Christmas this year.
  • Not just a craft market. This is a display of Australia's best artisans who have years of experience perfecting their art. With sophisticated production techniques, attention to detail and style, these designers and producers represent the best in Australian small business, which Handmade is passionate about supporting.
  • There are only 3 & a bit weeks until our wonderful Christmas Market is on. Friday 8th Dec 5pm-9pm, Saturday 9th & Sun 10th Dec 10am -4pm at Exhibition Park in Canberra. Parking and entry are free.
  • Beautiful handmade gifts, bags, scarves, accessories etc at Handmade Market this December 8, 9 & 10.
  • Everything for a beautiful home at Handmade. December 8, 9 & 10 at Exhibition Park in Canberra. Parking and entry are free.
  • Need another reason to shop at Handmade Markets? How about knowing your gifts will be handmade, knowing your dollars will stay in the country, and in a lot of cases, the territory, and knowing you are supporting the livelihoods of people who live to create and who give a **** about the quality of the products they produce. https://handmadecanberra.com.au/category/directory/
  • Looking for a beautiful Children's gift, fashion or toy? Our December Market has so much to offer. https://handmadecanberra.com.au/category/directory/childrens-fashion-toys/
  • Here at Handmade we support Australian Made & locally made. If you are someone who thinks about ethically produced fashion, and even if you have not thought about it, Handmade is the place to connect directly with the makers and feel good about your purchases. fashionhttps://handmadecanberra.com.au/category/directory/fashion-mens-womens/
  • Want to know who will be new at our December 8, 9 & 10 Handmade Market? See them here ---> https://handmadecanberra.com.au/category/directory/new-designers-producers/
  • Always so much to chose from at our Handmade Market including a wonderful selection of food from the food and drink pavilion open all 3 days.
  • We have designers and producers at Handmade, 266 of them. Our next event is December 8, 9 & 10 at Exhibition Park in Canberra. Extended to incorporate TWILIGHT Friday night 5pm - 9pm AND Sat & Sun 10am - 4pm. Parking and entry are free. We can’t wait. 💛
  • Would you like to win a $100 gift card to spend at our Handmade Market Canberra? Fill out our survey, there are only 7 questions. It should take about 60 seconds! One person will win. Open until Sun 29th Oct midnight. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/handmadecbr