The Markets You Need To Hit This November

The line-up for Australian markets this November consists of some seriously alluring events! I’m sure you’re all bracing yourselves for the coming warmer months. What better way to kick off Summer than cooling down with the latest icy desserts, or a market haul to prepare you for the Christmas season. So, here are our picks for November! Is your city on the list?


Hand Made Under the Stars
30 November 2017 – Free Entry – Toowoomba

The Garden City is being blessed with a twilight artisan market. Get your mates together because it’s time for a glass of wine, listening to live music under the stars. Hand Made Under the Stars will feature unique stalls from more than 50 local artisans. Shop gourmet food, clothing, ceramics and more.

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Hand made under the stars twilight market
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Hot 91.1 Chilli Festival
25 November – Free Entry – Caloundra

Brace yourselves Sunshine Coast, for the inaugural Chilli Festival! This ‘spicy’ day out will be filled with live and street entertainment, cooking demonstrations and a plethora of unique chilli stalls.

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New South Wales

Eden Whale Festival
3 November - 5 November – Free Entry – Eden

The annual Eden Whale festival is back to highlight the southern migration of the Humpback and other whales. On this weekend you can get up close and personal with these beautiful creatures! Or enjoy the street parade and markets bustling with local artisans. This is one for all of the family to enjoy!

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whale jumping out of the water at Eden Whale Festival
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Wollongong Twilight Markets
3 November – Free Entry – Wollongong

Overlook the Wollongong Harbour, and breathe in that fresh sea air while enjoying the best food and beverage from local stall holders. Buskers and artists at attendance are sure to make it one to remember. This Twilight Market operates on the first Friday evening of each month from October through to March.

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Mansfield Bush Market
4 November – Free Entry – Mansfield

This community event is only run on four long weekends throughout the year! It’s run privately and not-for-profit, with all proceeds going back to the Mansfield Community! It’s not hard supporting this worthy event when there are 175 stalls of goods from fresh local produce to clothes.

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Rod Run Rotary Market
12 November – Free Entry – Bright

Besides an entire field of only the coolest cars, Bright’s iconic Show and Shine offers something for everyone. Craft? Skincare? Clothing? Food? Yep! They’ve got you.

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Street Eats @ Franko
3 November (weekly November-April) – Free Entry – Hobart

Street Eats @ Franko are here to make sure you’ve tasted all the scrumptious creations from strictly Tasmanian food connoisseurs. We must say, this is foodie heaven so lickity split it’s time to feast!

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Niche Market
18 November - Free Entry - Burnie

Niche has returned after a successful 2016 inauguration, and with a good cause! The market supports Autism Specific Early Learning & Care Centre in Burnie. Enjoy a morning out with loved ones sifting through the beautiful goods of local artisans.

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Photo credit - Street Eats Franko Facebook. Pictured - @ladyhestereats

South Australia

BowerBird Design Market
24, 25, 26 November – Entry $5, Children 12 and under free - Wayville

A weekend for all to enjoy with the work of over 170 of the best Australian artists and designers on show. The prized design event is only run twice a year, with Novembers pre-Christmas event being the launch of Spring/Summer collections.

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BowerBird Design Market
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Raine and Horne Semaphore Street Fair
26 November – Free Entry - Semaphore

Semaphore goes into lockdown, closing Semaphore road from the Esplanade to Swan Terrace for their once a year street fair! You will not only find over 250 market stalls, but also kids amusements, belly dancing, and even a man cave!

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Northern Territory

“I AM” Twilight Arts Festival & Markets
9 November – Free Entry – Alice Springs

A night under the stars will have you enjoying live music and entertainments, amazing art works and much more. Don’t miss this one to remember at the heart of Australia!

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Alice Springs at dusk
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Wrapt in Christmas Market
18 November – Free Entry – Alice Springs

Dedicated to handmade local art, craft and design, you’re sure to find your loved ones Chrissy pressies at this event! If it’s not made local, you won’t find it at this market. Come along and support local businesses.

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Western Australia

Hawkers Markets
3 and 10 November – Free Entry – Armadale

Love great food, culture and live music? Then this market has you covered! Indulge in exotic cuisines from food trucks galore!

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Christmas Market – Perth Makers Market
17 November – Free Entry – Perth CBD

Celebrate the turning on of the Christmas lights with Perth Makers Market! Indulge in some yummy treats while wandering the endless crafts, homewares, jewellery and much more. You’re bound to be finished your Christmas shopping after a night here!

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Market stall at Hawkers Market in Western Australia
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