Christmas at the Village Market
Experience the magic of Christmas at South Melbourne Market with the best in local produce, artisan gifts and great shopping. There will be free live music, giveaways and fun for the whole family, with something happening every Market day during December!
This December the Market will come alive with festive fun! There is loads happening, including free live music, kids face painting and roving entertainers. Santa will also be dropping in before the big day, and when he is not looking, why not sneak a photo in his big red chair!
We’ve rounded up our top gift picks for everyone on your list this Christmas. From personalised baby onesies, terrariums and sustainable yoga wear to dog fashion, homewares and locally made jewellery, the Market is a one-stop-shop for gift shopping this festive season.
Home Delivery Service
For those with a busy schedule, why not shop online and have fresh produce, groceries and gifts delivered to your door? We’ll be delivering every Market day in the lead-up to Christmas with same-day delivery available for orders placed before 10am.
Win 1 of 3 Christmas Hampers!
We’re calling on our Market community to help us judge the best dressed stall this festive season! Just by casting your vote you’ll go in the draw to win one of three deluxe Market Christmas hampers worth over $500!
Pop-Up Makers Market
In partnership with Craft Victoria, SO:ME Space will transform into a pop-up makers market from 1 – 5 December. Find handmade jewellery, ceramics, woodwork, textiles and more from talented local creators – a perfect destination for unique Christmas gifts.
Ham & Turkey Guide
The Market has many sizes and cuts of ham to choose from plus a range of different types of turkey and duck. We’ve rounded up a handy guide to the best buys this Christmas, plus tips for storing and carving your signature dishes.
Impress your guests this festive season with this Gingerbread Spiced Trifle with Poached Pears and Gingerbread Caramel brought to you by our resident spice merchants, Gewurzhaus.
Keep the kids occupied writing a letter to Santa while enjoying a coffee, lunch or mid-shop snack in the Market Food Hall. We’ll be making sure all the letters make it to the North Pole before the big day!
Want to decorate your home in a more sustainable way this festive season?
Timeless Pieces create beautiful wreaths, ornaments and decorations which are all handmade here in Melbourne using repurposed items and natural materials. Find them popping up in SO:ME Space until the end of December.
The Market is renown for having some of the best quality seafood in the city. Our three fishmongers will be stocked full of all your favourites, including lobsters, crays, crabs, oysters and of course, prawns!
Port Phillip Men’s Shed
The Port Phillip Men’s Shed will be popping up on Cecil Street on Saturday 4 December selling their handmade timber Christmas trees, toys and chopping boards.
Tree of Gratitude
Help decorate our tree by writing something or someone you are grateful for in 2021 and hang it on our tree. Find the Tree of Gratitude in the Market Food Hall for the whole month of December.