Whether you like it or not, Christmas and the Australian holiday season is on the way.
As the festive season, for a good deal of the population at least, rapidly approaches, Brisbane’s seasonal shopping facilities are opening up their doors.
At this time of year, Brisbane residents have the opportunity to enjoy an exciting selection of seasonal markets and specialist Christmas shops packed with gifts, decorations and Christmas culinary delights.
At Position One Property, we like to treat each of our customers as if they’re the only one so we couldn’t resist the opportunity to help our tenants explore the best Brisbane can offer at this time of year.
Even if you do not observe Christmas in your home and family, something about the holiday atmosphere, the craft markets, entertainment and food delights may still appeal.
Christmas shops in Brisbane
We’ll cover the seasonal markets in a moment, but the last minute shoppers among you will be relieved to know that some specialist Christmas shops are open all year round!
Located at the corner of Vulture and Leopard Streets in Woolloongabba with plenty of parking, this Christmas shop and showroom offers a dazzling selection of Christmas decorations, crackers and lights. Their selection of Christmas trees comes in all colours and sizes, and can be supplied fully decorated by their creative team.
Open all year round but with extended opening hours from now until Christmas.
Read More Here : Christmas Showroom at The Prop House and VM+
This really is a one-stop Christmas shop! Packed with everything you and your family could possibly need for a festive four walls, from trees and lights to decorations and Christmas costumes. Open 7 days a week, you’ll find this store next to the Harbour Town Shopping Centre on the Gold Coast with all the parking that provides.
Read More Here : Christmas Galore, Baggera Waters
If you like a little festive sparkle, then Christmas Alight has something for you. With Brisbane’s biggest selection of Christmas lighting, including LEDs, fibre optic, and novelty illuminated figures. There’s something here for every taste.
Open from 10-3 Wednesday-Sunday, Christmas Alight offer membership discounts and are situated on Bowers Rd South, Everton Hills.
Read More Here : Christmas Alight
Brisbane Christmas Markets
One of the best things about Christmas is the opportunity to explore all kinds of unusual crafts and gifts at the seasonal markets that pop up in town. Here are some of the best for 2015, in order of date:
27 Cartwright Street, Windsor, Friday 20th November 1pm-8pm
A full afternoon of gourmet food, traditional crafts and a wide selection of sumptuous festive fare all in aid of a good cause. Entertainment provided by girl band Diddly Squat.
Read More Here : Karuna Christmas Markets
139 Wacol Station Road, Wacol, Sunday 21st November 9am-5pm
A Christmas event with a difference – this one’s all for your dog! For $35 you and your family get access to a bustling Christmas market, while your four-legged friend has his photo taken with Santa. The perfect opportunity to stock up for Christmas while helping a good cause.
Read More Here : Santa Paws RSCPA fundraiser
Logan Road, Stones Corner, Sunday 29 November, from 3pm
Logan Road will be closed to make way for over 100 seasonal stalls bursting with gifts, fashion and speciality foods. Plenty of entertainment and kids activities for a fun-packed family afternoon.
Read More Here : Stones Corner Christmas Market
Gallery of Modern Art, Stanley Street, Brisbane, Saturday 28 November, 9am – 4pm
Over 40 independent artisans present a wonderful selection of handmade craft objects and high quality gifts.
Read More Here : Qagoma Store Christmas Design Market
On the corner of Annerley and Ipswich Roads, Saturday 5th December, 9am – 2pm
This vibrant small market started by the Annerley Trader’s Association is a thriving community event, featuring local traders and a fun festive atmosphere enjoyable for all. Kids get to enjoy a visit from Santa and his elves, as well as a treasure hunt.
Read More Here : Annerley Junction Christmas Fair
Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, Caboolture, Saturday 5th December 10am-2pm
The Abbey Museum has cleverly combined its December open day with a Christmas market in Brisbane packed with entertainment, refreshments and a range of Christmas crafts, seasonal delicacies and handmade gifts.
Read More Here : Abbey Museum Open Day and Christmas Craft Market
Stanley Street Plaza, South Bank, 11th December – 23rd December, 11am-8pm
The traditional Brisbane Christmas markets we all know and love are epitomized by the sparkling lights and delightful cozy Christmas stalls lined up on South Bank at this time of year. Soak up the atmosphere for 13 days of hot festive food, homemade crafts and beautiful, unique gifts for all to enjoy.
Read More Here : South Bank Christmas Markets
Brisbane has plenty to offer
The city’s selection of Christmas markets and festive events has everything you need to turn your rented house into a welcoming home. In addition to the events listed here, you can find out more about what Brisbane is offering this Christmas at Visit Brisbane – we hope you enjoy it all.