Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

26 November, 2017

It’s hard to believe that it’s December and we’re nearing the end of 2017. What a year it’s been for us at The Old Bus Depot. None of it would have been possible without the continuing support of our stallholders and visitors. But the fun’s not over. Christmas events and a whole host of themes are lined up every weekend until the 24th of December.

There’s guaranteed to be no shortage of food and fun so come down and bring the family. Kids are especially welcome on Saturday and Sunday December 2 & 3, as we have pony rides, a jumping castle, a reptile petting zoo, Nomad the Magician, Ernest the Elf, and even Santa himself!

For those of you rushing to get last-minute presents, make it memorable with 10 unlikely gift ideas for Christmas. There’s a wooden fish that moves and a tiny terrarium that can hang on your ears. Simply dying of the summer heat and looking for quick way to cool down? We’ve got 5 refreshing drinks that you might not find elsewhere like sugarcane juice mixed with pine-melon.

While you’ll find a number of handmade products from some of the best artisans in Canberra, Guyy and the Fox, Humbug, and The Awesome are some of the many talented performers sure to keep things lively while you have a stroll. We’ve got an awesome array of talents for our market entertainment this December.

Most of all, I want to say thank you. None of the festivities, fun, and support for our local businesses would have been possible without you. From all of us at the Old Bus Depot Markets, I want to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!


Wishing you all the festive cheers,


Anthony Niravong

Director at The Old Bus Depot Markets



Christmas , Old Bus Depot Markets

What's On

Sun 26

Themed Sunday: Collectable Sunday

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sep 02

Themed Sunday: Multicultural Sunday

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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