Usually, if you've been to one Christmas market, you've been to them all. But not this year. In the lead up to Christmas 2018, Sydney has diversified its festive offerings. Along with the usual knick-knacks and gourmet packaged produce, you can buy from local artisans at a big design market, load up on goods from your favourite eateries at Carriageworks or enter a wintry wonderland at The Rocks for its festive (food-filled) market. We'll take that over a crowded shopping centre any day.
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The Best Christmas Markets in Sydney for Presents, Produce and Festive Feels
With markets for local designers, fresh produce, ceramics and plants, there's really no reason to go within a square kilometre of a shopping centre this year.