Christmas at Queen Vic Market

Christmas at Queen Vic Market

The Queen Victoria Market is the place to be this festive season. Enjoy a range of free family friendly activities, singalong to your favourite Christmas carols and even meet Santa before he heads back to his workshop in the North Pole.

Christmas Trail for Kids 

Follow the Market’s Christmas trail, find the clues and pick up a prize. Grab your trail map from the Queen Victoria Market Visitor Hub located in String Bean Alley, or click here to download it.

The trail is available from Friday 29 November for all to enjoy.

Santa Visits 

Santa will be visiting the Market, roaming the historic sheds and wishing market-goers a Merry Christmas! Take your photo with Santa and get in the festive spirit before he goes back to the North Pole.

Date: Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 December, 10am-2pm.

Christmas Carols

The Market will be filled with festive tunes as we host a diverse range of community and school choirs throughout December.
Location: Carols will be performed along Queen Street under the Christmas Tree.

Day & TimeChoir
Tuesday 3 December, 12pm Fitzroy High School Vocal Group
Sunday 8 December, 11amBeyond the Bathroom
Thursday 12 December, 11.30amSt Michael’s Primary School
Friday 13 December, 11amSouth Village Singers
Saturday 14 December, 10amFootscray Community Choir
Sunday 15 December, 10am‘BUGSS’ Bennettswood Ukulele Groups and Sing & Stringalong
Sunday 15 December, 11am LivingSong
Sunday 22 December, 11am Glee Club

Free Cooking Demonstration

Learn how to cook ceviche of scallops, octopus and snapper with chilli and lime, the perfect addition to your Christmas feast. Chef and Market ambassador Daniel Wilson will show you how easy and quick it is to prepare with fresh Market produce.

Date: Saturday 14 December, 11am – 12pm
Location: Queen Street outside the Meat & Fish Hall

This cooking demonstration is free and no bookings are required.

If you’re looking for a bit more inspo, click here to check out Daniel’s tips for a stress-free Christmas.

Queen Vic Market Sweet Tooth Tour 

Explore the iconic Queen Vic Market in all of its Christmas splendour, indulging in the Market’s best sweet treats as you go! Starting with an invigorating coffee from our very own Market roaster, your expert guide will take you through the Market where you will be offered such delights as fresh-baked tarts, specialty Christmas sweets, artisan chocolate, hot jam doughnuts, seasonal fruit and more. Then, if that isn’t enough sugarplum pleasure, an exquisite sweet wine to finish.

Cost: $69 per person
Date: Saturday 14 December, 10am-12pm

Click here to book now!

Beeswax Wrap Workshops 

Beeswax wraps make the perfect gift for those wanting to kick the single-use habit. This workshop will teach you how to make your own beeswax wraps, great as a reusable alternative to cling wrap and plastic bags. Hosted by Kirsty from Zero Waste Victoria.

Cost: $25
Date: Friday 6 December, 10am & 11.30
Location: A Shed

Click here to book now!

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