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Christmas In July Twilight Markets

This northside marketplace is bringing the festive cheer early its 100-plus businesses — and its indoor greenhouse.
By Sarah Ward
June 22, 2022
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By Sarah Ward
June 22, 2022
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This July, it's time to deck your halls with boughs of whichever greenery you'd like. Yes, we know it's not Christmas yet. Winter in Australia means pretending 'tis the season — but early — and VEND Marketplace is doing just that with a huge Christmas in July Twilight Market.

There'll be more than just succulents, cacti and indoor-friendly plants on offer; however, given that the northside spot is home to its own indoor greenhouse — aptly called the Greenhouse, naturally — that's definitely a big drawcard.

Between 4–9pm on Saturday, July 16, you'll also be able to get festive at VEND's 100-plus shops, and at the array of pop-up stalls that it's setting up outside. Food trucks will keep your stomach satisfied, and there'll be a pop-up cocktail bar serving boozy beverages, included mulled wine. Hot chocolates and Christmas dinner will be on the menu as well.

Also, VEND is also doggo-friendly — should you want to bring your four-legged pal with you for a stint of Christmas in July fun.

There's also a competition for dressing the part, with a $100 voucher up for grabs. That's a good enough reason to bust out your jolliest outfit — whether it's a red-and-green number or a festive costume.

And yes, getting your Christmas shopping early is also a huge motivator. Just think how smug/good you'll feel come December, when everyone else is rushing about.

Images: VEND Marketplace.

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