Celebrate Christmas at the Adelaide Central Market

The holiday season is just around the corner, and the Adelaide Central Market is thrilled to announce a spectacular Christmas celebration filled with delightful treats, unique gifts, and festive cheer for all to enjoy.

This year’s Christmas extravaganza promises to be bigger and better than ever, featuring a wide range of activities and offerings that will surely make your Christmas more memorable than ever.

Whites Valley Jalapenos Retail Pop-Up

A great gift for those foodies who love heat, Whites Valley Jalapenos will be popping up at the Producer in Residence Stall from November 21 to December 16. With a reputation for producing award-winning products, Whites Valley Jalapenos offers a range of artisanal, hand-crafted delights that have taken the culinary world by storm.

Flinders Gin returns by popular demand

Back by popular demand, Flinders Gin will be making a return to the Producer in Residence Stall from December 18 to December 31. Discover a selection of locally produced gins that are perfect for gifting or elevating your Christmas drinks.

The Enchanting Christmas village

Prepare to be enchanted as the Christmas Village returns to the Eastern Roadway of Adelaide Central Market. Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit with picturesque photo opportunities amongst real Christmas trees and indulge in hand-made gingerbread, traditional lemonade and delectable chocolate marshmallows.

Extended holiday shopping hours

To make your holiday shopping even more convenient, the Market will be open from 7 am to 3 pm on Sunday, December 24, and Sunday, December 31, for all your last-minute Christmas and New Year’s Eve needs.

Parking made easy with UPark

In collaboration with UPark, we are pleased to offer up to three hours of free parking on Saturdays and Sunday 24th/31st at UPark Grote and UPark Andrew during Market Hours. Please note that this offer is not valid at UPark Central Market.

Enjoy live music throughout the market

Get into the festive groove with free live music performances throughout the Market. Local musicians and various schools and choirs will provide a delightful musical backdrop to your holiday shopping experience.

Shop the Market from home

For those unable to visit the Market in person, the Market will be offering Home Delivery and Click & Collect throughout the Christmas period, offering more than 4,000 products through our online platform, hand-picked daily by traders before being packed and delivered to your door.

Trading hours for Christmas at Adelaide Central Markets:

  • Friday, December 22nd: 7 am – 9 pm
  • Saturday, December 23rd: 7 am – 5 pm
  • Sunday, December 24th: 7 am – 3 pm
  • Monday, December 25th: Closed
  • Tuesday, December 26th: Closed
  • Wednesday, December 27th: 9 am – 5:30 pm
  • Thursday, December 28th: 9 am – 5:30 pm
  • Friday, December 29th: 7 am – 9 pm
  • Saturday, December 30th: 7 am – 3 pm
  • Sunday, December 31st: 7 am – 3 pm *Range of Traders


Adelaide Central Market invites everyone to join in the merriment and experience the magic of Christmas in the heart of Adelaide. We look forward to sharing this joyful season with you and making your holiday season truly special.

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