The Adelaide Central Market's huge range of Christmas goodies is back this year, including local organic cherries from Central Organics, Lucia's famous homemade Christmas puddings, house smoked ham from O'Connell Meats and South Australian prawns from Samtass Seafood.
Fresh South Australian seafood will be in abundance with local fishmonger, Samtass Seafood, anticipating to sell 10 tonnes of seafood pre-Christmas, including five tonnes of Spencer Gulf prawns and 4000 dozen local Smoky Bay oysters.
The Market will also welcome back Producer in Residence Stall, Renn Artisan Macarons, from 19th December with a huge range of festive handmade macarons.
Renn Artisan Macarons will delight the palette
The Adelaide Central Market will turn on the festive cheer every Friday night throughout December in the lead up to Christmas with a Festive Fridays event program featuring a pop-up bar, live music, tastings and Friday night fare from around the Market.
Adelaide Central Market Authority General Manager, Aaron Brumby, said shoppers would have more time to shop on the weekend and prepare this Christmas with Christmas Eve trading on Sunday 24 December 2017. "We're looking forward to an absolutely manic Christmas trade period this year. Having two days of weekend trading leading into Christmas is great news for busy families getting ready for Christmas festivities," Mr Brumby said."
The Market will be open right up until Christmas day, opening at 9am on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st December, then from 6am daily Friday 22nd December until Christmas Eve on Sunday 24th December 2017.
CHRISTMAS TRADING HOURS 2017
Date Market trading hours
Tuesday 19th December 2017 Open 7.00am to 5.30pm
Wednesday 20th December 2017 Open 9.00am to 5.30pm
Thursday 21st December 2017 Open 9.00am to 5.30pm
Friday 22nd December 2017 Open 6.00am to 9.00pm
Saturday 23rd December 2017 Open 6.00am to 5.00pm
Sunday 24th December 2017 (Christmas Eve) Open 6.00am to 3.00pm
Monday 25th December 2017 (Christmas Day) CLOSED (Public Holiday)
Tuesday 26th December 2017 (Boxing Day) CLOSED (Public Holiday)
Wednesday 27th December 2017 Open 10.00am to 3.00pm*
Thursday 28th December 2017 Open 9.00am to 5.30pm
Friday 29th December 2017 Open 7.00am to 9.00pm
Saturday 30th December 2017 Open 6.00am to 3.00pm^
Sunday 31st December 2017 (New Year's Eve) CLOSED
Monday 1st January 2018 (New Year's Day) CLOSED (Public Holiday)
Tuesday 2nd January 2018 (New Year's Day Public Holiday) Standard trading hours resume