Super Christmas Weekend

'Tis the season to do some last-minute shopping. And the Old Bus Depot Markets is the right place at the right time. Especially on Super Christmas Weekend. You'll find stalls with all kinds of specialty items. See the many holiday-themed high-quality handcrafts to make for the perfect Christmas present. Indulge in a vibrant market atmosphere and enjoy the weekend with friends and family.

What might you find? In the season for giving, we’ve made sure that everyone has both Saturday and Sunday to find unforgettable gifts for family and friends. All our stallholders are welcome for this weekend making sure you have a wide selection of goodies to choose from. So what are you waiting for? Spread those holiday cheers!

Christmas Markets at the Old Bus Depot

It's a time so full of wonder and joy. Join us in celebrating the annual Christmas Markets at the Old Bus Depot. Browse unforgettable one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts. Taste scrumptious seasonal treats. Have a fun day at the Markets with the whole family. Last, but not least, meet Santa!

What might you find? It's one of the happiest and most bustling events at the Markets. Count on seeing high quality Australian handcrafts with a holiday twist. And loads of seasonal treats. It will be the perfect place to find that unforgettable Christmas gift.

The Old Bus Depot Markets 25th Anniversary Celebration

The Old Bus Depot Markets is thrilled to present its 25th Anniversary Celebration. It will be a day full of surprises. Think a BIG 25th birthday. Invite friends and family to come along and enjoy the vibrant market atmosphere. 

What's on? This event will spotlight the best experiences the Markets has to offer. Indulge in the endless colours, flavours, and music in a fabulous and historic industrial building. We also wish to express our gratitude to all the people who have helped make the Old Bus Depot what it is today. So whether you're a regular patron who's been coming to the Markets since '94, or a tourist who's curious about Canberra's Sunday Best, we welcome you to our 25th Anniversary Celebration.

Cold Brew Coffee: Cocktails, Mocktails and Coconut Pannacotta

In this unique one-hour workshop, We Cold Brew Coffee will educate you about their dedication to quality. Learn how to prepare delicious recipes from a coffee-infused cocktails and mocktails to a toasted coconut pannacotta.

Imagine a coffee that has low acidity with no nasty chemicals to stain your teeth, upset your stomach or cause you any heartburn. Instead, it delivers pure coffee flavours and sweet chocolate undertones. You can enjoy it straight or with milk, cold or heat up and for desserts and cooking.

Using only premium, speciality and selected organic Arabica beans, these are then air-roasted to gives you a cleaner and bolder taste. Learn the unique differences and benefits of cold brew and how it’s set apart from traditional coffee. Find out the delicious recipes that you can enjoy all-year round. There’s a coffee-infused cocktail, a ginger beer mocktail, and a delectable toasted coconut pannacotta you simply need to try. Free samples will be served.

Materials and ingredients for a cold brew drink and dessert will be provided.

In addition, the workshop will also provide free samples of cold brew coffee cake, coconut rum cold brew, and a FREE 1x 500ml bottle of Original Brew to take home.

Additional Information:

  • This workshop will be held at the Old Bus Depot Markets
  • This workshop is suitable for all coffee lovers and those who are curious about cold brew coffee.
  • ID must be available to prove you are of legal drinking age for the cocktails
  • Please have your confirmation email handy. Either a print out or on your mobile device



Intense. Infused. Pure. That’s We Cold Brew Coffee. They focus on high-quality Arabica beans which are coarse-grounded and steeped to create the perfect brew. 

They use bespoke equipment that allows them to triple-filter each brew. And infuse perfect arabica beans and premium natural ingredients to create amazing coffee flavour profiles that will leave you craving for more.

If you like good coffee, you'll love cold brew. Visit the We Cold Brew Coffee website and Instagram page to find out more.


In the event that this workshop is fully booked, please fill in our Workshops Expression of Interest. If we get a considerable amount of expressions, we will be in touch with the tutor and keep you updated.

If you encounter any purchasing issues, please contact the Old Bus Depot Markets team at or 02 6295-3331 from 9am-5pm, Tuesdays-Thursdays.

Halloween at the Markets

While it's not the most Australian of holidays, or whether it's a holiday at all, it's free candy! And we can't say much more to that. A few days ahead of the worldwide event, the Old Bus Depot Markets invites everyone to visit with select stallholders participating to give out free candy. This is a great time to bring the kids along for a day of trick or treat at the markets. We don't require costumes, but they are very much welcome.