Christmas Markets 2016 | Wollongong

There is just something about Christmas Markets in Wollongong that make you smile.

Whether it’s the warm Christmas Cheer, the community atmosphere or the comfort of knowing you are buying local, it just seems to work.

This list will be updated as new events come to light so check back regularly.

Note: Some events may be weather reliant.

The Wild Rumpus Maker’s Markets

When: Saturday, 26th November 2016
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Where: Wollongong Town Hall, 32 Burelli St, Wollongong
Entry: Gold Coin

This is the perfect time to get your Christmas sorted with the best of Illawarra’s makers, artists, creatives and artisans all under one roof.

Shop local and handmade with a high quality range of clothing, jewellery, lighting, furniture, prints and cards, homewares, accessories and unique finds.

On top of that, a full program of pop-up classes are on offer where you can make a Christmas wreath, or a handmade gift, a live music program in the Music Lounge, food on the forecourt, bar and a kids space too.

Gold Coin Entry to the event supports non-profit Wild Rumpus in delivering their skillshare class program in the community.


Balgownie Village Community Centre 

When: Saturday, 26 November 2016
Where: 113 Balgownie Road, Balgownie
Time: 9.00am – 2.00pm

Find lots of quality and unique goodies to start your Christmas gift shopping at the Balgownie Village Community Christmas Markets.

The Butterfly House Experience will be there for the and expect a visit from Santa at midday. The Bulli Woonona Mens’ Shed will be supplying the sausage sizzle.

Christmas Twilight Markets

When: Thursday, 8 December 2016
Where: Sunrise Nursery, 193 Princes Hwy, Helensburgh
Time: 4.30pm – 8.30pm

The annual Twilight Markets at Sunrise Nursery are on again.

Come on in for an evening of fun, food and shopping.

Wollongong Twilight Markets

When: Friday, 2 December 2016
Where: Flagstaff Hill, Endeavour Dr, Wollongong
Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm

Start the Christmas season right with a fun night of fabulous food, music, art and a few festive surprises just for you.

Over looking Wollongong Harbour from the lush lawn at Flagstaff Hill, you will love the amazing views and community spirit.

Christmas Markets at Woonona Bowling Club

When: Saturday, 10 December 2016.
Where: Greta St, Woonona
Time: 9.00am – 2.00pm

Beautiful market stalls, BBQ and jumping castle for the kids.

The Christmas Markets will be set in the Club’s relaxing beer garden.

Lots of stall to choose from:
Handbags, Cards, Candles, Sweets, Plants, Jewellery plus more.


Desire Wollongong

When: 10 – 11 December 2016
Where: Berkeley Sports Stadium, Hooka Creek Road, Berkeley
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm

DESIRE Wollongong is having a two day indoor Christmas Market spectacular.

Open Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm, come and tick off your Christmas shopping list at their boutique market stalls.

Visit Desire Wollongong’s Facebook page to keep up to date.

Christmas + shopping + entertainment + food = an awesome Christmas shopping weekend!

Foragers Twilight Market

When: Sunday, 18 December 2016
Where: Bulli Showground
Time: 5.00pm – 10.00pm

Gather your friends & family for some Christmas Cheer and shop for your Christmas essentials at Foragers Twilight Market.

Coledale Twilight Market

When: Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Where: Coledale Public School
Time: 2.00pm – 8.00pm

The final Coledale Market for 2016.

Bring your coin, grab your besties and bundle up the kids and a picnic blanket cause this is going to be one great night out.

A wonderful selection of Food Stalls, Artisan, Handmade and Homemade products, Entertainment AND AWESOME VIBES.