Christmas Village Markets

With Christmas just around the corner, Haig Park Village Markets in
collaboration with the City Renewal Authority, will be getting into the festive spirit with Christmas Markets and Picnics in the Park on 5, 12 & 19 December 2021.

Whats on?
9am – stalls and Summer Festive Drinks Garden open
9am to 11am – live music commences, acts include the Burnish Band and Scribbly Strings – String Quintet
9am Gingerbread ornament making workshop for kids and adults!
10am to 11am – Meet Santa
11am to 2pm – Picnic in the Park, a series Canberra Symphony Orchestra ensemble performances and the Canberra Chordsmen a cappella chorus.

11am to 2pm – naughty Christmas Elves will be out to play, so keep your eyes on your picnic or they might sneak a treat!

Whether it’s meeting Santa, having a relaxing drink and picnic with loved ones or shopping for that perfect gift from local Canberra makers, we have you covered.

Imagine a Summer Festive Drinks Garden, the Canberra Symphony Orchestra on stage, Christmas carols performed by the Canberra Chordsmen a cappella chorus, Christmas medleys by the string quintet Scribly Strings, and Christmas themed market stalls combining to delight your senses. Culinary delicacies from around the region, Christmas trees, fresh produce, Christmas hams, artisan products, mince pies, puddings, handmade jewellery, Christmas decorations and more – all of which will be setting the scene for a magical festive Christmas experience amongst the pines of Haig Park.

Kids can craft their own gingerbread ornaments to hang on the tree or see the big man in red himself. Why not sit back with a beer, wine or G&T and take it easy in the summer breeze, listening to a talented lineup of musicians with a charcuterie board picnic.

Choose a special Christmas gift, pick up some handmade creations or create a hamper from our local artisanal products and produce. The markets will be the best place to find original Christmas gifts with stalls offering lovingly handcrafted goods, we invite you to stroll, shop and explore while enjoying the delightful atmosphere.

All stallholders APPLY NOW using this link or if you have attended the markets before, no need to apply, just send us an email –